Tony Carnevale, Tom Chick, and Bruce Geryk on Weird West, solitaire World War II, and minor Martin Wallace. Also, the logistics of boardgaming, how to Advanced Squad Leader, and why Too Many Bones is called Too Many Bones.
Tom Chick, Hassan Lopez, and Mike Pollman have been playing Too Many Bones, Quacks of Quidinburg, and Twilight Imperium. Also a bit of Wasteland Express Delivery Service, Vindication, and the latest Arkham Horror.
Some people enjoy tropical paradises when they take a vacation. But for their vacation, Tom Chick, Tony Carnevale, and Bruce Geryk enjoy War of the Ring, Fort Sumpter, The Estates, Imperius, Discworld, Time of Crisis, SpaceCorp, New Angeles, and Chronicle. Hassan and Mike, who didn’t get to go on vacation, will be back next episode.
Sometimes customer service goes right! Then whether Blood Rage is better than Rising Sun, whether Dinosaur Island does dinosaurs well, and whether you need the expansion to enjoy Fallout.
Tom Chick, Hassan Lopez, and Mike Pollmann on playing times that are too long, Disney games that aren’t as dopey as you might think, and miniatures that just might be worth the hassle.
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.
For more Brandon Cackowski-Schnell goodness, check out his podcast!
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.