Episode #64: Games Designed by Women

Episode #64: Games Designed by Women

In this episode, Cathy’s husband, Mark joins Cathy and they talk about a megagame they played in, review a game with mercurial equines, and discuss their favorite games designed by women.

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  • Opening: 1:00
  • Hot Topic: 33:04
  • Closing: 1:01:07

Cathy Ford - Host & Producer


Mark Ford

Cathy Ford Mark Ford
Game Reviews: 

Cathy and Mark talk about what they’ve played lately.

 Host  Game  Designer  OTP Rating
Mark Unstable Unicorns Ramy Badie 3.5
 Cathy Watch the Skies Megagame* West Coast Megagames 4.5

*Not listed 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!

Hot Topic:
Our Favorite Games by Women Game Designers
 Game Title  Designer OTP Rating
 Project Dreamscape  Sarah & Will Reed  5
Dragon Dodge  Jeff Fitzgerald & Maggie Stewart  4
The Landlord’s Game Elizabeth Magie Never Played
 Monarch Mary Flanagan, Zara Downs, & Max Seidman 5
Qwirkle Susan McKinley Ross 5
Firefly RPG   Monica Valentinelli (writer on the project)  5


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Mark Ford

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