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.

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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

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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.

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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.

Episode 126- Carthago

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During this weeks episode:

1) The Pegs discuss some of their recent game plays including Warsaw: City of Ruins, Shadows in Kyoto, Drop It, and many more;

2) All the Pegs review the action selection game Carthago; and

3) Revisit Sentient.

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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- Trivia about clay, 6:35- Grand Gamer Guild Contest, 10:00- Patreon contest, 11:00- Camping story, 18:00- Star Wars: Destiny, 21:47- Patrick and his math gaming, 28:18- Bourbon Corner, 34:54- Warsaw: City of Ruins, 42:00- Shadows of Koyoto, 49:00- Insane Clown Posse, 56:30- Drop It, 1:01:57- Spy Club, 1:08:55- Monarch, 1:18:27- The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31, 1:24:51- Crows Overkill, 1:31:25- Bilder, 1:40:20- Artemis Project, 1:41:30- Snowdonia, 1:47:00- Netrunner Shortages, 1:51:57- Carthago Rules, 1:56:35- Carthago Review, 2:27:10- Sentient Re-Roll

Episode 125- Origins 2018 & Two Player Games, Second Edition

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During this weeks episode:

1) The Pegs discuss Origins 2018 and some of their recent game plays including Escape Plan, Visitor in Blackwood Grove, and Coimbra;

2) All the Pegs review three two player games including: Crystal Clans, The Fox in the Forest, and Santorini; and

3) Revisit Wasteland Express: Delivery Service.

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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- Trivia, 4:00- Patrick’s health news, 10:40- Tough Mudder, 15:50- Origins in general, 20:45- Taco Night, 23:10- Feast for Odin, 25:30- Bourbon, 29:20- Stronghold Demo, 31:50- Mash Up Meet Up, 40:00- Secret Cabal Meet Up, 44:50- Playing The Polar Station, 52:30- Pokemon?, 54:40- Treasure Island, 1:02:11- Escape Plan, 1:10:10- Coimbra, 1:16:50- City of Gears, 1:23:14- Visitor in Blackwood Grove, 1:28:11- Dice Settlers, 1:32:29- Luxor, 1:38:55- Gloomhaven Expansion and Playmats, 1:40:36- The Mind, 1:46:19- Crystal Clans Rules, 1:49:32- Crystal Clans Review, 2:08:08- The Fox in the Forest Rules, 2:10:20- The Fox in the Forest Review, 2:20:38- Santorini Review, 2:33:13- Santorini Review, 2:38:24- Wasteland Express Delivery Service Re-Roll

Episode 124: Argent: The Consortium

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In this week’s episode:

1) The Pegs discuss their recent game plays including Fae, Memoarrr!, Cahoots, and many more;

2) Review the action selection game Argent: The Constortium; and

3) Revisit Aeon’s End.

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

Click here for game play photos and show notes.

To access the direct download, click here.

1:10- Lycanthropy, 3:59- Trivia winner, 5:10- Tough Mudder, 8:17- Origins generally, 12:07-Stronghold Demo,13:34- Mashup Meetup, 23:20- Slay the Spire, 25:15- Blood Raging Sun, 29:58- PegHead Spotlight Tim Virnig, 33:10- Memoarrr!, 38:32- Fae, 44:12- Cahoots, 49:00- Via Nebula, 52:40- Nations: The Dice Game, 57:59- Red7, 1:01:44- Gorus Maximus, 1:09:29-Origins Intro, 1:10:31 Sailing Toward Osiris, 1:15:12- Archmage, 1:19:20- Poetry Slam, 1:24:50- Pikoko, 1:29:40- Argent Rules, 1:33:18- Argent Review, 2:08:25- Aeon’s End Reroll