Episode #115: Friends Made While Gaming

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In this episode, Cathy is joined by Sarah Reed to talk about the friends made while gaming.

Rating 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!

What we have been playing lately:

Cathy:
Title: Dice Forge on BoardGameArena.com
Designer: Régis Bonnessée
Artist: Biboun
Publisher: Asmodee
Year Published: 2017
OTP Rating: 5

Sarah:
Title: Three Sisters
Designer: Ben Pinchback, Matt Riddle
Artist: Marlies Barends, Beth Sobel
Publisher: Motor City Gameworks
Year Published: 2021
OTP Rating: 5

Hot Topic: Friends Made While Gaming

Our theme music was composed by Adrianna Krikl.
Incidental music was provided by Purple Planet Music.

Episode #114: Games to Travel With

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In this episode, Cathy is joined by Sara Tedrick Parikh and Kathleen Mercury to talk about games to take with you when you travel.

Rating 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!

What we have been playing lately:

Cathy:
Title: Welcome To…
Designer: Benoit Turpin
Artist: Anne Heidsieck
Publisher: Blue Cocker Games
Year Published: 2018
OTP Rating: 5

Sara:
Title: Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion
Designer: Isaac Childres
Artist: Francesca Baerald, Cat Bock, David Bock, David Demaret, Alexandr Elichev, Jason D. Kingsley, and Josh T. McDowell
Publisher: Cephalofair Games
Year Published: 2020
OTP Rating: 4.5

Kathleen:
Title: No Thanks!
Designer: Thorsten Gimmler
Artist: Oliver Freudenreich, Dennis Lohausen, Atelier Löwentor
Publisher: Amigo
Year Published:2004
OTP Rating: 5

Hot Topic: Games to Travel with

Cathy: Can’t Stop, Onitama, Jaipur, Zombie Dice

Sara: No Thanks!, Love Letter/Loot Letter or new Marvel Infinity Gauntlet, any Draw & Write (Color It!, Patchwork Doodle, Second Chance)

Kathleen: Deep Sea Adventure, Fake Artist Goes to New York, Mr. Face

Contact Us:
Cathy Ford: TwitterBoard Game Geek Guild 2600Facebook Page
Sarah Tedrick ParikhTwitter, Facebook, Instagram
Kathleen Mercury: TwitterWebsiteGames in Schools & Libraries PodcastOn Board Games Podcast

We are looking for a guest host on the show. Are you a role-player that loves the Pathfinder 2.0 system? Then we want you for a discussion on Episode 117 about the differences between Pathfinder 2.0 and Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition. We plan to record on March 7th, 2021 with Cathy Ford and Doc Cross. If you’re interested, please reach out to Cathy by sending an email to Hello@OurTurnPodcast.com. We hope to hear from you very soon!

Our theme music was composed by Adrianna Krikl.
Incidental music was provided by Purple Planet Music.

Episode #113: Building a Design Group

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In this episode, Cathy is joined by Danielle Reynolds, and Kathleen Mercury to talk about building a design group.

Rating 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!

What we have been playing lately:

Cathy:
Title: Istanbul
Designer: Rüdiger Dorn
Artist: Andreas Resch, Hans-Georg Schneider
Publisher: Pegasus Spiele
Year Published: 2014
OTP Rating: 4

Danielle Reynolds:
Title:
Castle Panic
Designer: Justin De Witt
Artist: Justin De Witt
Publisher: Fireside Games
Year Published: 2009
OTP Rating: 4

Kathleen Mercury:
Title:
Prototypes
Designer: Several

Hot Topic: Building a Game Design Group
Resources:
DMR Creative Group Playtesting
Cardboard Edison Playtest Groups
How to Start An Online Game Design Group

Contact Us:
Cathy Ford: TwitterBoard Game Geek Guild 2600Facebook Page
Danielle ReynoldsTwitter, Facebook, Instagram, Game Design Unboxed: Inspiration to Publication on the Know Direction Network
Kathleen Mercury: Twitter, Website, Games in Schools & Libraries Podcast, On Board Games Podcast

We are looking for a guest host on the show. Are you a role-player that loves the Pathfinder 2.0 system? Then we want you for a discussion on Episode 117 about the differences between Pathfinder 2.0 and Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition. We plan to record on March 7th, 2021 with Cathy Ford and Doc Cross. If you’re interested, please reach out to Cathy by sending an email to Hello@OurTurnPodcast.com. We hope to hear from you very soon!

Our theme music was composed by Adrianna Krikl.
Incidental music was provided by Purple Planet Music.

Episode #112: Board Game Apps

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In this episode, Cathy & Sarah talk about their favorite Board Game Apps.

Rating 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!

What we have been playing lately:

Cathy:
Title: Tapestry
Designer: Jamey Stegmaier
Artist: Andrew Bosley, Rom Brown
Publisher: Stonemaier Games
Year Published: 2019
OTP Rating: 5
BGG Link:

Sarah:
Title: Adventure Tactics
Designer: Nicholas Yu
Artist: Anna Bereza, Michael Cofer, Dawson Cowals, Jacob Croft, Adrienne Ezell, Jason D. Kingsley, Calico Maher, Heriberto Valle Martinez, Alisha Volkman
Publisher: Letiman Games
Year Published: 2021
OTP Rating: 4.5

Hot Topic: We discuss our favorite board game apps

Contact Us:
Cathy Ford: TwitterBoard Game Geek Guild 2600Facebook Page
Sarah Reed: Twitter, Board Game Geek

We are looking for a guest host on the show. Are you a role-player that loves the Pathfinder 2.0 system? Then we want you for a discussion on Episode 117 about the differences between Pathfinder 2.0 and Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition. We plan to record on March 7th, 2021 with Cathy Ford and Doc Cross. If you’re interested, please reach out to Cathy by sending an email to Hello@OurTurnPodcast.com. We hope to hear from you very soon!

Our theme music was composed by Adrianna Krikl.
Incidental music was provided by Purple Planet Music.

Episode #111: Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition

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In this episode, Cathy welcomes Doc Cross & Jesse Metcalf to the show and they talk about the 5th edition of Dungeons & Dragons.

Rating 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!

What we have been playing lately:

Cathy:
Title: Unfair with Expansions
Designer: Joel Finch
Artist: Nicole Castles, Lina Cossette, David Forest, Naomi Robinson, Yoma
Publisher: Good Games Publishing
Year Published: 2019
OTP Rating: 3 for expansion/4 for the game

Doc:
Title: Jaipur
Designer: Sébastien Pauchon
Artist: Vincent Dutrait, Alexandre Roche
Publisher: Space Cowboys
Year Published: 2009
OTP Rating: 4

Jesse:
Title: H.O.R.S.E. (Poker)
Designer: Unknown
Artist: Various
Publisher: Public Domain
Year Published: 1800s
OTP Rating: 4

Hot Topic: We discuss Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition

Contact Us:
Cathy Ford: TwitterBoard Game Geek Guild 2600Facebook Page
Doc Cross: Facebook, Blog
Jesse Metcalf: TwitterBoard Game Geek

We are looking for a guest host on the show. Are you a role-player that loves the Pathfinder 2.0 system? Then we want you for a discussion on Episode 117 about the differences between Pathfinder 2.0 and Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition. We plan to record on March 7th, 2021 with Cathy Ford and Doc Cross. If you’re interested, please reach out to Cathy by sending an email to Hello@OurTurnPodcast.com. We hope to hear from you very soon!

Our theme music was composed by Adrianna Krikl.
Incidental music was provided by Purple Planet Music.

Episode #110: We’re Back!

In this episode, Cathy, Sarah Reed, and Jesse Metcalf talk about the games they’ve played and then we discuss how we’ve been gaming during 2020.

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Rating 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!

What we have been playing lately:

Cathy:
Title: Gloomhaven
Designer: Isaac Childres
Artist: Alexandr Elichev, Josh T. McDowell, Alvaro Nebot
Publisher: Cephalofair Games
Year Published: 2017
OTP Rating: 4

Sarah:
Title: Chiseled
Designer: Michael Epstein
Artist: Nate Brisotti, Jason Butera, Tatiana Quigley, Ali Swei
Publisher: Copper Frog Games, Grand Gamers Guild
Year Published: 2020
OTP Rating: 4

Jesse:
Title: Star Wars: Outer Rim
Designer: Corey Konieczka (con-es-ka), Tony Fanchi
Artist: More than 2 dozen
Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games
Year Published: 2019
OTP Rating: 5

Newbie Nook with Sara Tedrick Parikh
Twitter: @SJTedrickParikh

Gaming in the Time of COVID19 Discussion

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Powered by the Apocalypse
Itch.io

Contact Us:
Cathy Ford: Twitter, Board Game Geek Guild 2600, Facebook Page
Sarah Reed: Twitter, Board Game Geek
Jesse Metcalf: Twitter, Board Game Geek

We are looking for a guest host on the show. Are you a role-player that loves the Pathfinder 2.0 system? Then we want you for a discussion on Episode 117 about the differences between Pathfinder 2.0 and Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition. We plan to record on March 7th, 2021 with Cathy Ford and Doc Cross. If you’re interested, please reach out to Cathy by sending an email to Hello@OurTurnPodcast.com. We hope to hear from you very soon!

Episode #109: Befriending Your Impostor Syndrome

In this episode, Cathy & Glenn Cotter talk about how to get friendly with that negative voice in your head.

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  • Opening: 1:04
  • Hot Topic: 6:05
  • Closing 32:28
Hosts
Cathy Ford - Host & Producer

Cathy Ford

Games We’ve Played Recently

Reviewer Game Designer OTP Rating
Cathy The Struggle for
Catan Card Game
Klaus Teuber 4

GAME RATING SCALE:

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 Hot Topic: Befriending Your Imposter Syndrome

Cathy welcomes game designer Glenn Cotter to the show and they talk about how to make Imposter Syndrome work for you instead of against you.

FickleConnect with Glen Cotter Online

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If you would like to be a guest or contributor on the show, simply send an email to Feedback@OurTurnPodcast.com. Tell us about your idea or what you would like to talk about and we’ll get back to you. We are open to all ideas that help in promoting inclusivity, equality, and diversity in the board and card game, video game, and RPG/LARP hobbies.

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You can ask your questions, comment below, go to the Our Turn! Facebook page or the Guild on Board Game Geek let us know what you’re playing and who your favorite designers are! Let your voice be heard. Send it all to feedback@ourturnpodcast.com

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CATHY FORD
Sarah Reed
Mark Ford
Sarah Graybill
Jordan Marshall
Kathleen mercury
Jesse Metcalf
Frank Vicari

Episode #108: Gaming on the Go!

In this episode, Cathy & Sarah talk about the games they’ve played recently, and then they delve into their favorite board game apps.

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  • Opening: 0:36
  • Hot Topic: 26:45
  • Closing: 59.42
Hosts
Cathy Ford - Host & Producer

Cathy Ford

Sarah

Sarah Reed

Games We’ve Played Recently

Reviewer Game Designer OTP Rating
Sarah Tricky Kitty Joe Hout 3
Cathy Kittens in a Blender Brent Knudson &
Brian Knudson
3
Sarah Sushi Roll Phil Walker-Harding 4
Cathy Exploding Kittens Matthew Inman,
Elan Lee, Shane Small
3

GAME RATING SCALE:

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 Hot Topic: Gaming on the Go!

Cathy & Sarah talk about their favorite board game apps.

  • Lanterns
  • Istanbul
  • Race for the Galaxy
  • Jaipur
  • Shards of Infinity
  • Onitama

Become a Contributor on the Show

If you would like to be a guest or contributor on the show, simply send an email to Feedback@OurTurnPodcast.com. Tell us about your idea or what you would like to talk about and we’ll get back to you. We are open to all ideas that help in promoting inclusivity, equality, and diversity in the board and card game, video game, and RPG/LARP hobbies.

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You can ask your questions, comment below, go to the Our Turn! Facebook page or the Guild on Board Game Geek let us know what you’re playing and who your favorite designers are! Let your voice be heard. Send it all to feedback@ourturnpodcast.com

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CATHY FORD
Sarah Reed
Mark Ford
Sarah Graybill
Jordan Marshall
Kathleen mercury
Jesse Metcalf
Frank Vicari

Episode #107: Feeling Twitchy

In this episode, Cathy welcomes Jordan Marshall to the co-host seat and we talk playing D&D on Twitch and then she interviews Debra Hoenig Parizek about her role-playing game system – Everyverse RPG.

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  • Opening: 1:01
  • The Interview: 25:09
  • Hot Topic: 47:37
  • Closing: 1:07:47
Hosts
Cathy Ford - Host & Producer

Cathy Ford

Jordan Marshall

Jordan Marshall

Games We’ve Played Recently

Reviewer Game Designer OTP Rating
Jordan Dice Throne Gavin Brown 5
Cathy Ethnos Paolo Mori 4
Jordan New Corp Order Miguel Bruque 3.5
Cathy Qwirkle Susan McKinley Ross 5

GAME RATING SCALE:

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 with Debra Hoenig Parizek – Everyverse RPG

Cathy interviews Debra Hoenig Parizek founder of ParDen Us Gaming who is publishing her husband’s RPG System, Everyverse RPG. 

Connect with Debra online:

The Hot Topic: Gaming on Twitch

Twitch Logo

Jorden teaches Cathy about Twitch and why it makes a good platform for playing Dungeons & Dragons.

Become a Contributor on the Show

If you would like to be a guest or contributor on the show, simply send an email to Feedback@OurTurnPodcast.com. Tell us about your idea or what you would like to talk about and we’ll get back to you. We are open to all ideas that help in promoting inclusivity, equality, and diversity in the board and card game, video game, and RPG/LARP hobbies.

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Sarah Reed
Mark Ford
Sarah Graybill
Jordan Marshall
Kathleen mercury
Jesse Metcalf
Frank Vicari

Episode #106: Games That Have Stood the Test of Time

In this episode, Cathy welcomes Erin Dean & Bez Shahriari to the co-host seat and we talk about the games that are still great long after their initial publication and Cathy interviews Brett Fodor about his new game, Dino Duel.

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  • Opening: 1:23
  • The Interview: 16:45
  • Hot Topic: 40:48
  • Closing: 1:23:32
Hosts
Cathy Ford - Host & Producer

Cathy Ford

Erin Dean, Author & Documentary Film Maker

Erin Dean

Bez Shahriari

Bez Shahriari

Games We’ve Played Recently

Reviewer Game Designer OTP Rating
Erin Treasure Island Marc Paquien
4.5
Bez Twin It: Cannes Edition Nathalie Saunier,
Rémi Saunier, &
Thomas Vuarchex
4.9
Cathy Outpost James Hlavaty & Timothy Moore 4
Connect with Erin & Bez Online:

Erin Dean

Bez Shahriari

GAME RATING SCALE:

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 with Brett Fodor – Dino Duel

Cathy interviews Brett Fodor who is one of the designers of Dino Duel on Kickstarter through April 26, 2019. 

Connect with Brett online:
The Hot Topic: Games That Have Stood the Test of Time

Cathy, Erin & Bez talk about their favorite games that have stood the test of time.

Become a Contributor on the Show

If you would like to be a guest or contributor on the show, simply send an email to Feedback@OurTurnPodcast.com. Tell us about your idea or what you would like to talk about and we’ll get back to you. We are open to all ideas that help in promoting inclusivity, equality, and diversity in the board and card game, video game, and RPG/LARP hobbies.

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5 Stars: Please leave a review for us!

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Our Turn! Women on Gaming

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We're Listening - Send Feedback!Feedback + Promotion for Women & Minority Gamers

You can ask your questions, comment below, go to the Our Turn! Facebook page or the Guild on Board Game Geek let us know what you’re playing and who your favorite designers are! Let your voice be heard. Send it all to feedback@ourturnpodcast.com

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CATHY FORD
Sarah Reed
Mark Ford
Sarah Graybill
Jordan Marshall
Kathleen mercury
Jesse Metcalf
Frank Vicari