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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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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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.

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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

Episode 123- Trajan

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In this week’s episode:

1) The Pegs discuss their recent game plays including Empires of the Void II, Sprawlopolis, One Week Ultimate Werewolf, Remnants and many more;

2) Review the modern classic action selection game Trajan; and

3) Revisit Yokohama.

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

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:55- Hummingbirds, 5:44- Shower Beer, 11:00- Origins Plans, 14:00- Outdoor Josh, 16:00- Google Hangout, 18:00- World’s collide, 20:00- Slay the Spire (with contest), 26:44- Empires of the Void II, 32:40- Remnants, 35:00- Court of the Dead, 42:00- Darwin’s Choice, 47:50- Impulse, 54:00- Indian Summer, 58:70- Clockwork Wars, 1:02:25- Monikers, 1:07:00- Sprawlopolis, 1:16:04- One Week Ultimate Werewolf, 1:23:40- Thunderstone Quest, 1:27:40- Trajan Rules, 1:30:50- Trajan Review, 1:59:50- Yokohama Re-Roll

Episode 122- Altiplano

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In this week’s episode:

1) The Pegs discuss their recent game plays including Feudum, Twilight Imperium 4, Wildcatters and many more;

2) Review the bag building game Altiplano; and

3) Revisit Viticulture, including discussion of Essential Edition.

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

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To access the direct download, click here.

:53- Hitchcock Trivia, 4:38- Mashup Meetup at Origins, 7:00- International Table Top Day, 12:00- Kachina, 15:19- Shower thoughts, 21:00- Feudum, 33:35- Wildcatters, 40:00- Thanos Rising, 47:00- Endless Paths, 49:46- Crystal Clans, 57:40- Twilight Imperium 4, 1:05:48- Fantasy Realms, 1:11:06- Age of Rivals, 1:19:11- X-Wings 2.0, 1:23:04- Arboretum Reprint, 1:24:10- Nychtophobia, 1:27:26- Nickelodeon Splat Attack, 1:29:40- Dice Wonders Discussion, 1:40:25- Altiplano Rules Breakdown, 1:43:30- Altiplano Review, 2:15:42- Viticulture Re-Roll

Episode 121- Heroes of Land, Air & Sea

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In this week’s episode:

1) The Pegs discuss their recent game plays including Alien Artifacts, Space Base, Spoils of War and many more;

2) Review the 4X area control game Heroes of Land, Air & Sea; and

3) Revisit Railroad Revolution.

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

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To access the direct download, click here.

1:00- 40 Trivia, 3:27- Trivia winner, 4:40- Twitter contest winner. 5:50- Family gaming talk, 17:11- Broken hip talk, 22:38- Gaming double date, 28:00- Growing game group, 31:30- Bezier games, 36:00- Gaming weekend, 43:30- Origins meet up, 46:40- Noch Mal, 53:06- Hotshots, 59:00 Spoils of War, 1:01:20- Alien Artifacts, 1:07:47- Don’t Mess With Cthulhu, 1:12:50- Space Base, 1:18:05- Abyss Expansion, 1:21:00 Neon Knights 2086, 1:23:10- Roll for the Galaxy expansion, 1:26:10- The Secret Cable kickstarter, 1:27:29- Heroes of Land, Air & Sea Rules, 1:33:19- Heroes of Land, Air & Sea Review, 2:09:58- Railroad Revolution Re-Roll