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July 22, 2022 @ 8:00 am

Ep 103: Q’s and A’s

You've got questions and I've got answers! I cover everything from wargames to babies to cooking to economics.

2:43 - #1: Most impactful game of the last 30 years
9:31 - #2: Best game to play while holding a baby
11:27 - #3: Good wargames for kids
13:45 - #4: How to market a game
20:24 - #5: Favorite color
21:48 - #6: Choose between: Root, Bananagrams, Vast
23:45 - #7: Which is more of a game: Candyland or Snakes and Ladders?
24:38 - #8: Solutions to high cost of shipping
32:37 - #9: Which games model economics best?
39:40 - #10: Unpopular opinions
49:28 - #11: Cooking tips
52:31 - #12: Favorite pasta shape
53:38 - #13: Games I'm uncertain about
59:12 - #14: Board game reviewing vs. other media

Music: Sailing The Solar Wind by Abstraction

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July 19, 2022 @ 2:37 pm

Review - Catch the Moon

Originally posted here: https://thethoughtfulgamer.com/2022/07/18/catch-the-moon-review/

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July 11, 2022 @ 9:15 am

Review - Can’t Stop

Originally posted here: https://thethoughtfulgamer.com/2022/07/11/cant-stop-review/

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July 5, 2022 @ 3:22 pm

Review From The Archives - Mysterium

Because of the holiday, here's a fresh recording of an old review. Originally posted here: https://thethoughtfulgamer.com/2017/09/27/mysterium-review/

 

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June 27, 2022 @ 5:50 pm

Review - Spades and the Appeal of Trick-Takers

Originally posted here: https://thethoughtfulgamer.com/2022/06/27/spades-and-the-appeal-of-trick-takers/

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June 22, 2022 @ 3:21 pm

Review - Anno 1800

Originally posted here: https://thethoughtfulgamer.com/2022/06/21/anno-1800-review/

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June 17, 2022 @ 9:00 am

Ep 102: A Conversation With Jackson Pope and Paul Willcox about FlickFleet

I sit down with Jackson Pope and Paul Willcox from Eurydice games to talk about their gaming journey and the design and (handmade!) production of FlickFleet, which is about to launch on Gamefound with its fourth expansion.

Links: 

Website: www.eurydicegames.co.uk
Gamefound: https://gamefound.com/projects/eurydice-games-ltd/flickfleet-xeno-wars
Jack on twitter: twitter.com/jackson_pope
Paul on twitter: twitter.com/paulwillcox10

0:45 - Paul and Jackson's history with board games
5:07 - The origins of FlickFleet
9:35 - The perils of trying to get a d10 to roll in a straight line
13:45 - Fun in failure with dexterity games
17:19 - Handmade production
24:33 - The expansions
26:23 - A fiery inferno
29:00 - Transitioning to Gamefound
33:39 - Deluxification
41:29 - Building a community
46:43 - The future for FlickFleet and Eurydice Games

Music: Sailing The Solar Wind by Abstraction

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June 14, 2022 @ 4:58 pm

Review - Shobu

Originally posted here: https://thethoughtfulgamer.com/2022/06/14/shobu-review/

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June 8, 2022 @ 4:38 pm

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June 7, 2022 @ 2:25 pm

Review - Through the Ages

Originally posted here: https://thethoughtfulgamer.com/2022/06/07/through-the-ages-review/

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