Episode #80: Games with Mythical Creatures

Episode #80: Games with Mythical Creatures

Episode #80: Games with Mythical Creatures

In this episode Cathy, Sarah Reed, & Kathleen Mercury talk about Games with creatures from myths, legends, literature, and movies.

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  • Opening: 0:50.5
  • Hot Topic: 29:09
  • Closing: 1:10:27
Cathy Ford - Host & Producer Sarah Kathleen Mercury
Cathy Ford Sarah Reed Kathleen Mercury
Games We Played Recently
Reviewer Game Designer OTP Rating
Cathy Ford Nuns on the Run Fréderic Moyersoen 5
Sarah Reed Skyjo Alexander Bernhardt 4.5
Kathleen Mercury Magical Athlete Takashi Ishida 2-5 (Subjective)

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: Games with Mythical Creatures

Cathy, Sarah, and Kathleen discuss their favorite games with mythical creatures. We decided to classify mythical creatures as those depicted in myths, legends, literature, TV, and movies. 

Reviewer Game Designer OTP Rating
Sarah Reed Sword & Sorcery Simone Romano,
Nunzio Surace
Cathy Ford Elder Sign Richard Launius,
Kevin Wilson
Kathleen Mercury Small World Philippe Keyaerts 4
Sarah Reed Enchanters Rafał Cywicki,
Jacek “Darken” Gołębiewski

Cathy Ford Tsuro &
Tsuro of the Seas
Tom McMurchie /
Tom McMurchie, Jordan Weisman
Kathleen Mercury Lords of Waterdeep Peter Lee, Rodney Thompson 5
Honorable Mentions
  • Catacombs
  • D&D/RPGs
  • Dragon Dodge
  • Dragonriders of Pern
  • Dungeon Petz
  • Harry Potter: Battle for Hogwarts
  • Iron Dragon
  • King of Tokyo
  • Kingsburg
  • Legendary Buffy
  • Legendary Creatures
  • Munchkin
  • Mythical Pet Shop (Reeds’ prototype game)
  • Red Dragon Inn
  • Seasons
  • Simurgh
  • Unstable Unicorns
  • Vast: The Crystal Caverns
  • Villagers & Villains
  • Zombicide
  • Zombie Dice

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