Episode 131- Detective

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During this weeks episode:

1) The Pegs discuss their recent gameplays including Paper Tales, Reef, and number of children’s games, and more;

2) All the Pegs review the narrative driven mystery game Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game; and

3) Look back once again at some of the the games we reviewed Five Years Ago.

Click here for game play photos and show notes.

To access the direct download, click here.

Certain of the aforementioned reviews derive from a copy of the reviewed game which was provided by the publisher, free of charge.
1:00- Lizard King trivia, 4:26- Goodbye Bumpers, 7:59- PiranhaPig Con 2018, 12:00- WashingCon, 22:41- Essen excitement, 24:40- Man vs. Meeple Appearance, 26:50- King of Ding, 30:06- Paper Tales, 36:49- Reef, 41:00- Harper’s Bazaar, 51:00- Minecraft: The Card Game?, 56:17- Fist of Dragonstones, 1:04:16- RuneWars, 1:08:50- Evolution: Oceans, 1:15:30- Dragonboats, 1:21:00- Dominion: Renaissance, 1:22:00- Essen Preview: Tudors, 1:27:14- Essen Preview: Carpe Diem, 1:33:05- Detective Rules, 1:37:12- Detective Review, 2:09:51- Early Game Look-Back
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Episode 130- Root

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During this weeks episode:

1) The Pegs  discuss their recent gameplays including Rise of Tribes, Welcome To…, Lucky’s Misadventure, and more;

2) All the Pegs review the asymmetrical combat game Root; and

3) Look back at some of the the games we reviewed Five Years Ago.

Click here for game play photos and show notes.

To access the direct download, click here.

Certain of the aforementioned reviews derive from a copy of the reviewed game which was provided by the publisher, free of charge.

:51- Books Trivia, 5:00- Trio Talk, 8:01- Christina in Canada, 22:50- New segment poll, 26:16- Board Game jobs, 27:00- Lucky’s Misadventure, 33:10- Greedy Kingdoms, 39:30- War Chest, 41:00- Welcome To…, 47:00- Railroad Rivals, 55:00- SPY, 1:00:35- Rise of Tribes, 1:07:00- Wurfle Bohnanza, 1:13:55- Artemis Project Preview, 1:20:45- Magnastorm, 1:29:20- Vampire: The Masquerade, 1:36:05- Root Rules, 1:40:50- Root Review, 2:20:26- Look Back

Episode 129- Tile Laying Suite

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During this weeks episode:

1) The Pegs have an announcement and discuss their recent gameplays including Orbis, War Chest, Ice Cool 2, and more;

2) All the Pegs review a suite of tile laying games including Gunkimono, Spring Meadow, and Expancity; and

3) Revisit Ex Libris.

Click here for game play photos and show notes.

To access the direct download, click here.

Certain of the aforementioned reviews derive from a copy of the reviewed game which was provided by the publisher, free of charge.

:51- Trivia, 4:45- Announcement, 14:22- Beer Tasting Night With Boards & Bottles, 20:04- Robb’s Call for Art, 24:00- Crokinole Storage, 29:00- State of the Hobby?,  37:40- Patreon Reminder, 40:00- War Chest, 47:20- Orbis, 53:10- [Unnamed Child Segment], 54:00- Ice Cool 2, 57:30- Shaky Manner, 1:04:30- Pyramid of Penqueen, 1:09:20- WashingCon, 1:10:30- Gearworks, 1:17:30- Critical Mass, 1:24:00- Indie Game Studios, 1:26:00- Essen: Forum Trajanum, 1:32:00- Caverna: Forgotten Folk, 1:35:40- Gunkimono Rules; 1:40:00- Gunkimono Review, 1:55:40- Spring Meadow Rules, 1:58:40- Spring Meadow Review, 2:16:09- Expancity Review, 2:19:20- Expancity Review, 2:35:40- Ex Libris Re-Roll

Episode 128- GenCon 2018 & Petrichor

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During this weeks episode:

1) The Pegs recap GenCon 2018, including discussion of Gen7, Die Quacksalber von Quedlinburg, Scarabya, Grackles and more; and

2) All the Pegs review the area control game Petrichor.

Click here for game play photos and show notes.

To access the direct download, click here.

Certain of the aforementioned reviews derive from a copy of the reviewed game which was provided by the publisher, free of charge.

:54- Lobot Trivia, 3:40- Past ep trivia winner, 8:00- GenCon bound, 13:40- Time with David W., 16:52- Die Quacksalber von Quedlinburg, 22:20- Man vs. Meeple Trivia Appearance, 26:26- Pre-Con Exhibitor Hall and Inside Up Games, 31:20- Escape Room, 39:10- Keyforge and other FFG news, 44:20– Con PegHeads, 48:20- Lords of Hellas, 49:20- The Grimm Masquerade, 52:15- Plaid Hat Generally and Comanauts, 55:50- Starship Samurai, 1:02:49- Gen7, 1:10:30- The Rolling Dice and Taking Names Strike Tournament, 1:16:11- Issac Announcements, 1:18:28- Grackles, 1:22:30- Treasure Island Update, 1:23-40- Amigo Games, 1:24:30- Scarabya, 1:30:50- 100 Torri, 1:36:00- Sovereign Skies, 1:40:40- Indy Nightlife, 1:45:55- Wendake, 1:51:20- Tidal Blades, 1:55:18- Petrichor Rules, 2:00:00- Petrichor Review

Bonus Episode: Designer Deep Dive- Detective with Ignacy Trzewiczek

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During this Designer Deep Dive, we speak with Ignacy Trzewiczek about his upcoming title, Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game. Detective is a story based mystery game that integrates technology and real world on-line elements to create an immersive game play experience. We talk to Ignacy about his creation of this innovative title and the challenges associated with create a game that expands the bounds of traditional game play.

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To learn more about Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game, click here.

To check out Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game’s BGG page, click here.

To buy Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game, click here.

Episode 127- Thunderstone Quest

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During this weeks episode:

1) The Pegs discuss some of their recent game plays including Lowlands, Shogunate, Minerva, and many more;

2) All the Pegs review the deck building adventure game Thunderstone Quest; and

3) Revisit Lorenzo il Magnifico.

Click here for game play photos and show notes.

To access the direct download, click here.

Certain of the aforementioned reviews derive from a copy of the reviewed game which was provided by the publisher, free of charge.

1:11- Wonder Bread, 6:20- Christina’s contest results, 8:20- Thanos and Harper, 13:10- Gloomhaven, 16:00- Biking and Wizards, 17:12- Bourbon Corner, 20:42- Minerva, 23:29- Lowlands, 28:30- CLAW USA, 31:46- Shogunate, 37:40- Kiddy Corner, Circus Puppy, DinoWorld, 45:40- Herbalism, 52:20- Istanbul: The Dice Game, 55:10- Rising Five, 1:02:02- Trogdorr!!, 1:05:05- Gen Con, 1:09:05- RDTN Stike! Tournament, 1:14:19- Josh’s Games: Call to Adventure, Horizons, 1:16:36- Christina’s Game: Vadoran Gardens, Speakeasy Blues, Team Up!, 1:26:00- Robb’s Games: Rise of Queensdale, Werewolf Legacy, Void, 1:32:04- Patrick’s Games: Rise of Tribes, War Chest, Rallyman, 1:40:14- Thunderstone Quest Rules, 1:44:17- Thunderstone Quest Review, 2:17:50- Lorenzo il Magnifico Re-Roll

Bonus Episode: Designer Deep Dive- Founders of Gloomhaven by Isaac Childres

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During this Designer Deep Dive, we speak with Isaac Childres about his upcoming title, Founders of Gloomhaven. Founders of Gloomhaven is a multi-layered and tightly designed tile-placement, action-selection, city-building game set hundred of years before the events of the blockbuster campaign style board game, Gloomhaven. We talk to Isaac about his approach to game design and the development of this title and its unique mechanics. This in-depth conversation focuses upon the design of a single board game, exploring everything from design philosophy, prototyping, play-testing, and bringing a design to market.

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To learn more about Founders of Gloomhaven, click here.

To check out Founders of Gloomhaven’s BGG page, click here.

To buy Founders of Gloomhaven, click here.