Episode #46: Chainmail Bikinis Revisited

Episode #46: Chainmail Bikinis Revisited

Episode #46: Chainmail Bikinis Revisited

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 - Host & Producer


Sarah Graybill of Black Straw Games

Cathy Ford Sarah Graybill
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  OTP Rating
Sarah Unearth Jason Harner
& Matthew Ransom
Cathy Weapons of
Mass Destruction
Rick Loomis
& Douglas Malewicki
Sarah The Fox in the Forest Joshua Buergel 5
Cathy Monty Python Fluxx Andrew Looney 2
Sarah Hotshots Justin DeWitt 4
Cathy Robo Rally (1994) Richard Garfield 5

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!

Jesse Metcalf
Jesse Metcalf
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 - Host & Producer


Sarah Graybill of Black Straw Games

Cathy Ford Sarah Graybill

Cathy and Sarah discuss how games depict women. Games discussed include:

What games do you think depict women well or poorly? Share them over in our Guild #2600.

Connect with Sarah Graybill online:

The Interview: Carla Kopp from Weird Giraffe Games

Cathy Ford - Host & Producer


Carla Kopp of Weird Giraffe Games

Cathy Ford Carla Kopp

Stellar LeapCathy 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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Jesse MEtcalf
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