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May 12, 2019

Ted Alspach joins me over the Skype airways for a discussion of Bezier Games' growth as a company as well as their new forthcoming title:


along with discussions of


Suburbia: Collector's Edition

and some of his other favorites that he's recently played or would love to re-publish.


May 6, 2019

Shelley and I delve into a new twist on card drafting and resource building in 

Hadara by Benjamin Schwer from Hans im Gluck

and then have a lot of fun with an awesome twist on the area majority Carcassonne-like mechanisms of 

Pandoria by Jeffrey Allers and Bernd Eisenstein from Iron Games

Apr 28, 2019

Shelley and I first hike through nature, painting beautiful scenes and fulfilling commissions in

Sunset Over Water by Steve Finn, Eduardo Baraf, and Keith Matejka from Dr. Finn's Games and Pencil First Games

then we head to another planet to explore an ancient civilization in our turtle-shaped research vehicles, while...

Apr 22, 2019

Shelley and I spend the week drafting cards, building our lands, and borrowing each other's actions in

Key Flow by Richard Breese, Sebastian Bleasdale, and Ian Vincent from R&D Games

and then we head to Chile to trade and plan the actions of our workers in

Valparaiso by Stefan and Louis Malz from dlp Games


Apr 14, 2019

Designer and raconteur Tony Boydell (of Snowdonia & Guilds of London fame) joins me for a conversation about game design, jaded gamers, and his own Top 10 from the past year.

Here's his list:

The Mind



Holding On

Airship City

Gingerbread House

Symphony No. 9

Endeavor: Age of Sail

Tales of the...