Episode #53: Games with Food

Episode #53: Games with Food

Episode #53: Games with Food

In this episode, Cathy and Sarah talk about their favorite food-themed games; and Cathy interviews Kathleen Mercury, a new host on Inverse Genius’s Games in Schools & Libraries Podcast.

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Game Reviews: 

Cathy & Sarah talk about what they’ve played lately.

Reviewer  Game  Designer  OTP Rating
Sarah Can’t Stop Express Sid Sackson 3
Cathy Steampunk Rally Orin Bishop 4
Sarah Dice Stars Bruno Cathala &
Ludovic Maublanc
Cathy Seasons Régis Bonnessée 4

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!

The Interview:
Kathleen Mercury: Teacher Extraordinaire! 

Cathy Ford - Host & Producer


Kathleen Mercury

Cathy Ford Kathleen Mercury

Cathy has a conversation with middle school teacher and game designer, Kathleen Mercury about her path to becoming a game designer and how she came to teach game design in the classroom. She also tells us how she got involved with the Games in Schools & Libraries Podcast from Inverse Genius.

Connect with Kathleen online.

Hot Topic: Games with Food 

Cathy Ford - Host & Producer



Cathy Ford Sarah Reed

Cathy and Sarah talk about their favorite games that feature food-related themes or have strong food-related features in the play of the game. Games discussed include:

Reviewer  Game  Designer  OTP Rating
Sarah Ristorante Italia Riccardo Guerra, Giulio Guerra,
& Marco Mutta
Cathy Rocky Road Ala Mode Joshua J Mills 5
Sarah Go Nuts for Donuts Zachary Eagle 4
Cathy Unfair Joel Finch 5

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