Episode #41: Party Games

Episode #41: Party Games

Episode #41: Party Games

In this episode Cathy and Jesse talk about Party Games; Frank tells us about a hiking game, and Cathy interviews Mason Weaver of The Five By Podcast.

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Cathy Ford - Host & Producer

Cathy Ford
Game Reviews: 

Cathy and Sarah share what they have been playing lately. The links in the game names go to that game’s listing on BoardGame Geek.com, RPGGeek.com, or VideoGameGeek.com. If the item listed below is not on one of these three sites, it goes to a different site where you can find out more.

 Reviewer  Game Title  Designer  Publisher  Year  OTP Rating
Cathy Terraforming Mars Jacob Fryxelius
Stronghold Games
Cathy The Box & Game Organizer for Terraforming Mars The Broken Token The Broken Token 2016 5
Cathy Istanbul:
Letters & Seals Expansion
Rüdiger Dorn AEG 2016 4
Questions for you…

Have you purchased any box inserts for your games?If yes, which ones?
Share the answers in our Guild #2600 on BoardGameGeek.com.


Rating scale of 1-5We have started referring to and rating games by a rating scale. Here is how we are using this scale:

5 = Buy this! Buy this now!
4 = A good solid game!
3 = Decent with some bugs.
2 = Has great potential as kindling!
1 = Give me back the time I spent playing it!

Frank Vicari
Frank Vicari
Contributor Segment: Backpacks & Blisters Review by Frank Vicari

Frank gives us a review of the new game: Backpacks & Blisters.
Designer: Gary Dicken, Steve Kendall, Phil Kendall
Publisher: Ragnar Brothers
Year Published: 2017
OTP Rating: 4

Backpacks & Blisters: The Lakeland Walking Game for the Armchair Rambler

Hot Topic: Party Games: with Cathy Ford & Jesse Metcalf

Cathy Ford - Host & Producer
Cathy Ford

Jesse Metcalf
Jesse Metcalf

Jesse and Cathy discuss their perspectives on party games and share a few of their favorites including:

 Reviewer  Game Title  Designer  Publisher  Year  OTP Rating
Jesse Pit Edgar Cayce
or Harry Gavitt
Self-Published/Various 1903
Cathy Two Rooms & A Boom Alan Gerding, Sean McCoy Tuesday Knight Games 2013 4
Jesse Colt Express Christophe Raimbault
Ludonaute 2014 5
Cathy Mad Gab Tim Walsh, Terry White Mattel
Jesse Nightmare

Link to the game on YouTube

Philip Tanner A Couple of Cowboys 1991 3 (once)
Cathy Trivial Pursuit
Scott Abbot, Chris Haney
1981 4

Honorable Mentions

What are your favorite Party Games and Why? Join the discussion in our Guild #2600.

Mason Weaver and Inclusive Gamer Ribbons
Mason Weaver and Inclusive Gamer Ribbons
The Interview: Mason Weaver of
The Five By Podcast

Mason Weaver is a host on The Five By Podcast and a contributor on the What Did You Play This Week Podcast Thing. He’s also a prolific twitterer on topics including games and inclusivity in the gaming hobby. Cathy and Mason have a great discussion about inclusivity in the gaming hobby and about Star Trek.

Referenced in this interview:

You can connect with Mason in the following ways:


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Frank Vicari
Jesse MEtcalf
Mark Ford

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