Episode 45- St. Petersburg and Game Components

BPPP St. Petersburg and Game Components (click on the text to the left to listen)

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During this weeks episode:

1) All of the Pegs discuss Wizards Academy, Sorry!, a blog with a strange rating system and other gaming news;

2) Review Z-Man Games recently revised version of St. Petersburg, and

3) Talk about some of their favorite board game components.

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 show notes and game play photos.

The Seventh Peg Episode 19- Jonathan Gilmour

BPPP Seventh Peg Jonathan Gilmour (click on the text to the left to listen)

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During this episode of Blue Peg, Pink Peg’s 7th Peg we speak with Jonathan Gilmour about Vault Wars the auction game he designed and which is currently funding on kickstarter. During our conversation we discuss the inspiration behind and process of designing this game, including some great tips for aspiring designers.

To learn more about Vault War head on over to its kickstarter page by clicking here.

The Seventh Peg Episode 18- Gregory Carslaw

BPPP 7th Peg Gregory Carslaw (click on the text to the left to listen)wizardacad

During this episode of Blue Peg, Pink Peg’s 7th Peg we speak with Gregory Crawslaw the designer of the inventive and innovative cooperative strategy game, where players take on the role of novice wizards seeking to protect their beloved (at least by most of the wizards) school from ogres, imps, fire, flood and nosy inspectors. During our conversation we discuss the mechanics of this unique game, Gregory’s development as a game designer and the impetus and inspiration behind this unique game (funding commencing on March 18, 2015).

To learn more about Wizard’s Acadamy and to back it starting March 18, 2015, click here.

To learn more about 3DTotal Games, Gregory and his design process, click here.

To view the work of Sean Andrew Murray, click here, Justin Bintz, here and Ludwin Schouten, here.

Episode 44: Deus and Diagnostic Gaming

BPPP Deus and Diagnostic Gaming (click on text to the left to listen)

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During this weeks episode:

1) All of the Pegs discuss Rococo, Gates of Arkham, Red7, a Northern Virginia game store and gaming disorders;

2) Review Pearl Games and Asmodee Edition’s hand management game, Deus,

3) And discuss what games tell us about ourselves and others.

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.