Episode #75: Highly-Thematic Games

Episode #75: Highly Thematic Games

Episode #75: Highly Thematic Games

In this episode Cathy & Jesse talk about the games they’ve played recently; and they discuss games that excel at Central themes.

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  • Opening: 1:24
  • The Hot Topic: 28:46
  • Closing: 1:11:01

Cathy Ford - Host & Producer


Jesse Metcalf

 Cathy Ford Jesse Metcalf
Games We Played Recently


 Reviewer  Game Name  Designer  OTP Rating
Jesse Wizard Ken Fisher 5
Cathy First Orchard Anneliese Farkaschovsky 5
Jesse SteamRollers Mark Gerrits 5
Cathy  Tokaido (App)  Antoine Bauza  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!

ViticulutreHot Topic: Highly Thematic Games


Honorable Mentions:

  • Professor Pugnacious' Portfolio of Perils, Pugilism, and Perfidy: The Card Game of Victorian CombatAndroid: Netrunner
  • Battlestar Galactica
  • Champions of Midgard
  • Clank
  • Colt Express
  • Firefly
  • Fortune and Glory
  • Gloomhaven
  • Legend of the Five Rings
  • Ogre
  • Onitama
  • Professor Pugnacious’ Portfolio of Perils, Pugilism, and Perfidy: The Card Game of Victorian Combat
  • Scythe
  • Star Trek: Ascendancy
  • Tokaido

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