Tom Chick and Mike Pollmann have played some Martin Wallace, some mindreading, some utter trash, and the superior blue version of a game. They intend to play Gloomhaven, Dinosaur Island, Empires of the Void II, and Dawn of the Peacemakers.
Tom Chick, Nick Diamon, and Jason McMaster on their favorites from 2018.
Tom Chick talks to Mike “Vesper” Pollmann (pictured above getting an early start many years ago) about whether it’s a good idea to switch careers by opening a boardgaming store.
If you’re hoping for a bunch more Star Wars tables for Zen, well, yeah, you’re getting some of those. But you’re also getting a whole lot more, and it’s like nothing else Zen Pinball has done.
If you don’t want spoilers for We Happy Few, this is not the podcast for you.
So is No Man’s Sky finally good? We can’t reach a consensus, so we might have to impanel again after the next update.
Tom Chick and Jason McMaster on The Crew 2, Wreckfest, Stonehearth, Northgard, and Far Cry 5 DLC.
Brandon Cackowski-Schnell, Tom Chick, Nick Diamon, and Jason McMaster have all finished Far Cry 5, and they have a thing or two to say about, well, what does and doesn’t happen. It goes without saying there will be spoilers.
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After a little bit of complicated math about the Anno series, we discuss Surviving Mars, Vermintide 2, Antihero, Endless Space 2, Space Tyrant, Pit People, Into the Breach, The Crew 2, Sea of Thieves, Diluvion, Kingdom Come: Deliverance, and Sniper Elite 4. That’s an even dozen games in less than an hour!
Tom Chick and Space Tyrant lead designer Dave Quinn talk about why this isn’t the usual 4X in space. And how it might not exist if it weren’t for Illwinter’s crazily detailed Dominions games.
It’s really slow this time of year, so the only games we have to talk about are Pinball FX3’s new tables, Ion Maiden, Stellaris, Kingdom Come: Deliverance, Metal Gear Survive, Vermintide 2, Pit People, Bayonetta 3, Delver, Abandon Ship, and a couple of others. Hopefully things will pick up soon.
I speak with Ryan Hewer from Little Red Dog Games about Space Alert, Papers Please, Serenity, and Flowers for Algernon, which all relate to Deep Sixed, his game about flying a spaceship unfit for space.
Tom Chick, Jason McMaster, and special guest Ian Slutz discuss the pros and cons of the latest “hunting” game from Capcom.
My favorite videogame of 2017 turned into a boardgame? From a company known for its historical wargames? And launched as a Kickstarter campaign? I’m skeptical, so let’s talk to the guys making it.
Next week: Monster Hunter World.
Let’s get nautical! We talk a bit of Sea of Thieves and Subnautica. Then we towel off to discuss Dominions 5, Life Is Strange, Empire Deluxe, Scavengers SV-4, and Runewars. Plus a quiz.