In this episode, Cathy welcomes Sarah Graybill to the show as a guest host and they discuss how women & girls are depicted in games; Jesse gives us advice on being a game master; and Cathy interviews Carla Kopp from Weird Giraffe Games.
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|Cathy Ford||Sarah Graybill
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||OTP Rating|
& Matthew Ransom
& Douglas Malewicki
|Sarah||The Fox in the Forest||Joshua Buergel||5|
|Cathy||Monty Python Fluxx||Andrew Looney||2|
|Cathy||Robo Rally (1994)||Richard Garfield||5|
GAME RATING SCALE:
We 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!
RPGs with Jesse Metcalf:
How to be a Game Master
Jesse gives some advice on how to be a game master for the first time.
Hot Topic: How Women are Depicted in Games
The Hot Topic for this episode is sponsored by BoardGameTables.com. We thank them for their generous support of Our Turn! Women on Gaming.
|Cathy Ford||Sarah Graybill|
Cathy and Sarah discuss how games depict women. Games discussed include:
- Pandemic: In the Lab
- Colt Express
- Vast: The Crystal Caverns
- Trickster: Champions of Time
- Dice Town
- Big Book of Madness
What games do you think depict women well or poorly? Share them over in our Guild #2600.
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The Interview: Carla Kopp from Weird Giraffe Games
|Cathy Ford||Carla Kopp|
Cathy welcomes Carla Kopp from Weird Giraffe Games to the show and they discuss Stellar Leap which is currently live on Kickstarter.
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Music Used in This Episode
- Country Boy by Bensound
- Epic by Bensound
- India by Bensound
- Jazz Comedy by Bensound
- Jazz Frenchy
- Revive by Adrianna Krikl
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