Show Notes: Episode 56- Rattle, Battle, Grab the Loot and Gaming Relationships

Peg Catch Up

1:46- Robb tells us about the nightmare that is snow babies, created and sold by Department 56.

Exactly as horrifying as expected.
Exactly as horrifying as expected.

3:46- Robb and Christina talk about their real life gaming experience when they visited a local “escape room”.


7:15- Robb and Christina review a Greensboro, NC game cafe, Geeksboro.


9:02- Jeremy talks about a way that you could parlay your gaming skills into either a few million bucks or a slow painful death in the high dessert, The Thrill of the Hunt.

12:30- Jeremy and Patrick share their ambivalence about the area control game, Venetia by Passport Games.


15:04- Jeremy and Patrick recount a thrilling game of Dark Moon by Stronghold Games.


19:50- Robb shares the pain that he suffered through when playing XIa: Legends of a Drift System.


23:30- Patrick and Robb talk about the auction tile laying game, Isle of Skye by Mayfair Games.


25:38- Patrick discusses a candidate for one of his favorite games of all time, Empires: Age of Discovery by Eagle-Gryphon Games.


28:17- Patrick and Robb discuss their differing views on Steam Works by TMG.


32:07- Christina talks about the awesome gifts she received from her Women in Gaming gift exchange, including a Bruges Promo Pack.

35:10- Jeremy previews Plaid Hat Game’s Tailfeathers.


38:27- Patrick continues his Essen preview, by discussing: Porta Nigra;


40:04- Burano, and


41:33- Antarctica.



Blue Peg, Pink Peg Review

Bumper Music- Know Better Learn Fast by Thao and the Get Down Stay Down

44:00- Patrick provides a rules breakdown for Rattle, Battle, Grab the Loot.

Bumper Music- Blow the Man Down performed by Woody Guthrie

54:00- All of the Pegs review Rattle, Battle, Grab the Loot.

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Blue Peg, Pink Peg Re-Roll

Bumper Music- Do It Again performed by Rufus Wainwright

1:22:52- All of the Pegs revisit Machi Koro (downgrade) and Pandemic: Contagion (steady).

Blue Peg, Pink Peg Discussion

Bumper Music- The Luckiest by Ben Folds

1:27:00- All of the Pegs discuss the features of gaming relationships.