Episode #105: Board Games for Better Brains

In this episode, Cathy & Sarah Reed talk about the games they’ve played including Fire in the Library, Herbaceous Sprouts, and Altiplano and then they discuss how gaming helps your mental health; Sarah McGill from Espionage Party talks about what a LARP is and is not.

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  • Opening: 1:04
  • Drafting Mechanic: 32:25
  • Hot Topic: 47:06
  • Closing: 1:12:06
Hosts
Cathy Ford - Host & Producer

Cathy Ford

Sarah

Sarah Reed

Games We’ve Played Recently

Reviewer Game Designer OTP Rating
Sarah & Cathy Fire in the Library Tony Miller & John Prather 4
Sarah Herbaceous Sprouts
Eduardo Baraf, Steve Finn,
& Keith Matejka
4
Cathy Altiplano Reiner Stockhausen 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!

Contributor Segment: What is a LARP by Sarah McGill

Sarah McGill from Espionage Party talks about what a LARP is and is not.

The Hot Topic: Mental Health Benefits of Gaming

Cathy and Sarah Reed discuss how gaming helps your mental health.

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Episode #104: Upping Your Game

In this episode, Cathy & Mark talk about the games they’ve played recently including Altiplano, Stone Age, The Gallerist, and Dungeon Petz; then Roger & Lizzie discuss the drafting mechanic, and finally, Mark & Cathy share ideas on how to upgrade, augment, or organize your individual games.

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  • Opening: 1:13
  • Drafting Mechanic: 28:45
  • The Interview: 45:25
  • Closing: 1:17:20
Hosts
Cathy Ford - Host & Producer

Cathy Ford

Mark Ford

Mark Ford

Games We’ve Played Recently

Reviewer Game Designer OTP Rating
Mark Altiplano Reiner Stockhausen 5
Cathy Stone Age Bernd Brunnhofer 4.5
Mark The Gallerist Vital Lacerda 4
Cathy Dungeon Petz Vlaada Chvátil 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!

Contributor Segment: Drafting Mechanic
Roger Bell-West and Lizzie Bell

Roger & Lizzie talk about the drafting mechanic and how it can change or improve games.

The Hot Topic:
Blinging Out Your Games

Cathy and Mark talk about ways to upgrade, augment, or organize your individual games.

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Episode #103: Running with the Pack

In this episode, Cathy & Nicole talk about the games they’ve played recently including Dungeon Mayhem, Istanbul: The Dice Game, Anatomy Park, and Galactic Scoundrels; Sarah and Will Reed talk game design, and Cathy interviews Becky Anninson about her new role-playing game, Bite Me!.

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  • Opening: 1:18
  • Game Design: 16:52
  • The Interview: 27:07
  • Closing: 48:56
Hosts
Cathy Ford - Host & Producer

Cathy Ford

Nicole Martin

Nicole Martin

Games We’ve Played Recently

Reviewer Game Designer OTP Rating
Nicole Dungeon Mayhem Jordan Comar, Roscoe Wetlaufer 4.5
Cathy Istanbul: The Dice Game Rüdiger Dorn 4
Nicole Anatomy Park Matt Hyra
3.5
Cathy Galactic Scoundrels Olivia Dunlap, Joseph J. Williams 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!

Contributor Segment: Game Design
with Sarah & Will Reed

Sarah & Will Reed talk about the importance of designing for the kind of experience you want your players to have, rather than by theme or mechanic.

Bite Me!The Interview:
Becky Annison

Cathy talks with Becky Annison about her new role-playing game, Bite Me! A Game of Werewolf Pack Dynamics.

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Becky Online:

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Episode #102: A Seat at the Table

In this episode Cathy & Kathleen talk about the games they’ve played recently including Reykholt, One Deck Dungeon, Keyper, and Wingspan; Jesse Metcalf and Jordan Marshall talk about what it means to be a Game Master, and Cathy interviews Sara Perry about her new board gaming online zine, A Seat at the Table.

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  • Opening: 1:07
  • What it Means to Be a Game Master: 37:39
  • The Interview: 56:31
  • Closing: 1:11:29
Hosts
Cathy Ford - Host & Producer
Cathy Ford

Kathleen Mercury
Kathleen Mercury

Games We’ve Played Recently

Reviewer Game Designer OTP Rating
Kathleen Reykholt
Uwe Rosenberg 4
Cathy One Deck Dungeon Chris Cieslik 4
Kathleen Keyper Richard Breese 3
Cathy Wingspan Elizabeth Hargrave 4.5

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!

Contributor Segment: What it Means to Be a Game Master with Jesse Metcalf and Jordan Marshall

Jesse & Jordan talk about what it means to be a game master including expectations of players, time commitment, secret rolls, and running a game.

The Interview: Sara Perry

Cathy talks with Sara Perry about her new online magazine, A Seat at the Table. We also talk about what it takes to get more women and girls involved in gaming.

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Episode #101: In the Hall of the Mountain King

In this episode, Cathy reviews Ingenious and On Tour, and she shares her thoughts on Terraforming Mars with all of the expansions; and then she interviews Helaina Cappel about In The Hall of the Mountain King on Kickstarter NOW!

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  • Opening: 1:03
  • The Interview: 9:25
  • Closing: 36:20
Hosts
Cathy Ford - Host & Producer

Cathy Ford

Games We’ve Played Recently

Reviewer Game Designer OTP Rating
Cathy Ingenious Reiner Knizia 5
Cathy On Tour Chad DeShon 4
Cathy Terraforming Mars w/All Expansions Jacob Fryxelius 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!

In the Hall of the Mountain KingThe Interview:
Helaina Cappel

Cathy interviews game designer & publisher, Helena Cappel about her new game: In the Hall of the Mountain King

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Episode #100: OMG! It’s Episode 100!!!

In this episode, nearly the entire OTP crew and some special guests join me to celebrate the 100th episode. We talk about what brought each of us to the show, What we hope to see in gaming in 2019, and our favorite game mechanics. We also hear some special messages from listeners, contributors, and past guests. 

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  • Opening & Celebration: 1:01
Hosts

Cathy Ford - Host & Producer
Cathy Ford

Sarah
Sarah Reed

Sarah Graybill
Sarah Graybill

John Shulters
John Shulters

Will Reed
Will Reed

Frank Vicari
Frank Vicari

Mark Ford
Mark Ford

Lizzie Bell
Lizzie Bell

Sara Tedrick Parikh
Sara Tedrick Parikh

Jordan Marshall
Jordan Marshall

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Episode #99: Meeple Kingdoms

In this episode, Cathy welcomes Heather O’Neill, the designer of Meeple Party, to the co-host seat and they talk about the games they’ve played recently including Azul, Kingdom Builder, Patchwork Express, and Terraforming Mars: Colonies; and Cathy interviews Steven Aramini about his new game, Animal Kingdoms.

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  • Opening: 1:17
  • The Interview: 21:52
  • Closing: 45:33
Hosts
Cathy Ford - Host & Producer Heather O'Neill of 9th Level Games
Cathy Ford Heather O’Neill

Games We’ve Played Recently

Reviewer Game Designer OTP Rating
Heather Patchwork Express Uwe Rosenberg 4
Cathy Terraforming Mars: Colonies Jacob Fryxelius,
Jonathan Fryxelius
4
Heather Azul Michael Kiesling 4
Cathy Kingdom Builder Donald X. Vaccarino 4
Connect with Heather Online:

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!

Animal Kingdoms by Steven AraminiThe Interview: Steven Aramini

Cathy interviews game designer, Steven Aramini about his new game: Animal Kingdoms from Galactic Raptor Games

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Episode #98: Board Game Challenges 2019

In this episode, Cathy & Sarah Reed talk about the games they’ve played recently; and then they talk about the 2019 board game challenges they are undertaking. Also, AnnaMaria Jackson-Phelps stops in to share an exciting announcement.

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  • Opening: 1:15
  • The Announcement: 38:30
  • The Hot Topic: 44:25
  • Closing: 1:16:10
Hosts
Cathy Ford - Host & Producer Sarah
Cathy Ford Sarah Reed

Games We’ve Played Recently

Reviewer Game Designer OTP Rating
Sarah Here Kitty Kitty Kris McCardel Ware 2.5
Cathy Pull! A Trap Shooting Game Chevee Dodd 2
Sarah Okey Dokey Hisashi Hayashi 3
Cathy RoboRally Richard Garfield 4.5

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!

AnnaMaria Jackson-PhelpsThe Announcement: AnnaMaria Jackson-Phelps

Cathy welcomes AnnaMaria Jackson-Phelps on to make a brief announcement about her blog, GirlsPlayGames.org and Girls Game Shelf.

Hot Topic: Our Board Game Challenges for 2019

Cathy & Sarah talk about why they do board game challenges and what’s the point of doing more than one.

Cathy’s 2019 Challenges:

Sarah’s 10 x 10 Challenge

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Episode #97: Taking Flight

In this episode, Cathy & Kathleen talk about the games they’ve played recently, including Wingspan, 6 Nimmt, Gaia Project, and Tak; and Cathy interviews Elizabeth Hargrave about her new game, Wingspan.

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  • Opening: 1:14
  • The Interview: 42:36
  • Closing: 1:13:41
Hosts
 

Cathy Ford - Host & Producer

 

Kathleen Mercury

Cathy Ford Kathleen Mercury

Games We’ve Played Recently

Reviewer Game Designer OTP Rating
Kathleen Wingspan Elizabeth Hargrave 5
Cathy 6 Nimmt Wolfgang Kramer 5
Kathleen Gaia Project Jens Drögemüller & Helge Ostertag 3
Cathy Tak Patrick Rothfuss & James Ernest 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!

Wingspan box cover artThe Interview:
Elizabeth Hargrave

Cathy interviews Elizabeth Hargrave, the designer of Wingspan from Stonemier Games. To find out more, connect with Elizabeth online:

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Episode 96: HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Episode #96: Happy New Year!

In this episode, Cathy welcomes Sara Tedrick Parikh to the co-host seat and we talk games to play on New Year’s Eve and then Cathy interviews Anne Holmes about the Midwinter Gaming Convention in Wisconsin.

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  • Opening: 1:16
  • The Interview: 18:04
  • Hot Topic: 31:53
  • Closing: 1:11:32
Hosts
 

Cathy Ford - Host & Producer

 

Sara Tedrick Parikh

Cathy Ford Sara Tedrick Parikh

Games We’ve Played Recently

Reviewer Game Designer OTP Rating
Sara Timeline: Inventions Frédéric Henry 4.5
Cathy Oaxaca: Crafts of a Culture Sarah Reed,
Will Reed
4
Connect with Sara Online

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!

MIdwinter Gaming Convention 2019The Interview:
Anne Holmes of Midwinter Con

Cathy interviews Anne Holmes, the founder and organizer of Midwinter Con in Milwaukee, WS on January 10th – 13th, 2019. To find out more connect with Anne online:

Hot Topic: Games to Play on New Year’s Eve

Battlestar Galactica Board Game
Battlestar Galactica Board Game

Cathy and Sara talk about games to play on New Year’s Eve with friends and family. Games discussed include:

Honorable Mentions:

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