Episode #71: The Boss Battle Against Impostor Syndrome in Gaming

In this episode Cathy, Sarah & Kathleen discuss overcoming Impostor Syndrome in the Gaming Hobby.

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  • Opening: 0:53
  • The Hot Topic: 57:11
  • Closing: 1:40:08
Cathy Ford - Host & Producer Sarah Kathleen Mercury
 Cathy Ford Sarah Reed Kathleen Mercury
Games We Played Recently
 Reviewer  Game Designer OTP Rating
Sarah Reed Tiny Epic Quest  Scott Almes  4
Kathleen Mercury Avalon  Don Eskridge  5
Cathy Ford  Tokaido: Crossroads Expansion  Antoine Bauza  5 for Tokaido/
4 for the Expansion
 Sarah Reed Finished!  Friedemann Friese  4.5
 Kathleen Mercury  Deja Vu  Heinz Meister 5
 Cathy Ford Lords of Vegas:
UP! Expansion
 James Ernest,
Mike Selinker
5 for Lords of Vegas/
5 for UP! Expansion

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: The Boss Battle Against Impostor Syndrome in Gaming

Cathy, Sarah, and Kathleen discuss what Impostor Syndrome is, how they have felt it in the gaming hobby, and how to deal with it.

Resources on Impostor Syndrome:

Connect with Kathleen online!

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