Show Notes: Episode 68- Grand Austria Hotel and Gaming Weaknesses

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Peg Catch Up

2:09- Robb tells us about the graphic novel “68” by Mark Kidwell.
3:09- Patrick talks about his weekend at the Winter Nationals, PrezCon 2016.
9:02- Talk about playing Dark Stories en route to The Battle of the All-Stars roller derby tournament.
14:53- Jeremy continues his hate campaign against Sparky the Wonder Dog from Dead of Winter.
17:07- Robb talks about playing the campaign style dexterity game, Catacombs 2nd Edition.
19:59- Christina talks about her play of the mobile version of one of our favorite 2 player games, Patchwork.
23:45- Jeremy continues his Martin Wallace kick by discussing, Onward to Venus.
28:57- Patrick talks about an older influence peddling game, Louis XIV by Rio Grande Games.
32:04- Patrick raves over a game that Tom Vasal abhors (in fairness, his review and roof tossing revision to the same was kinda’ fair, FWIW- I didn’t think the bid mechanic was “exciting” however, it was a mechanic that I found influenced my choices in a compelling way), Vasco da Gama, originally published by Rio Grande Games and reprinted by What’s Your Game.
35:36- Christina talks about Barnes & Noble getting on the board game wagon by hosting their Casual Gaming Gathering Nights. (Click here for a listing of locations.)
39:00- Jeremy tells us about an upcoming re-print of one of his favorite co-ops, Darkest Night by Victory Points Games.
42:50- Jeremy tells us about the upcoming “card crafting” game by AEG, Mystic Vale.
44:30- Patrick talks about a podcast/radio show that is in the works, Nights at the Round Table (not “of” as I said on the podcast). If you want to listen to the pilot episode and participate in a focus group aimed at refining and helping this show get onto a radio outlet you can email
47:30- We are putting on our big boy pants to win some board game inserts through the “Inserts Galore” contest.
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Blue Peg, Pink Peg Review

Bumper Music- Move Along by The All American Rejects.
52:50- Patrick provides a rules breakdown for Mayfair Game’s Grand Austria Hotel. (Note: OMG, this was longer than I hoped. Also, 5 action lets you put out 1 worker at a rate reduced by the number of dice in that space.)
Bumper Music- Edelweiss from The Sound of Music.
1:07:18- All of the Pegs review the action selection game, Grand Austria Hotel.

Blue Peg, Pink Peg Re-Roll

Bumper Music- Again and Again by Jewel.
1:40:15- All of the Pegs re-roll Castles of Mad King Ludwig. (With special thanks to The Benefactor, Bernard Donohue for his rendition of the re-roll song.)

Blue Peg, Pink Peg Discussion

Bumper Music- Your Sweetness Is My Weakness by Barry White.
1:49:50- All of the Pegs discuss outline their in game and out of game board game weaknesses.