Show Notes: Episode 63- Imperial Assault and Alternate Buying Guide

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Peg Catch Up

1:48- Robb tells us about the Canadian trick taking game, 63.

3:22- The Pegs apologize for their 3 week delay and note that our next episode will be delayed as well.

4:08- Robb talk about the accidental (?) death of his computer and its off shoot, including the frustration of his Secret Santa teasing.

6:23- Christina discuss her receipt of Steampunk Rally from her BGG Secret Santa.

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7:14- Patrick discuss the enjoyable challenging family game (and KsD winner) by alea, Broom Service.

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10:43- Patrick talks about the family sculpting guessing game by KOSMOS, Dohdles!

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13:07- Jeremy talks about some component issues with the party game, Good Cop, Bad Cop.

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15:01- Jeremy discusses the rules challenges with NSKN Games’ cooperative adventure game Mistfall.

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21:22- Robb and Jeremy talk about a game right up their Shakespeare Alley, Crash Game’s Council of Verona.verona

24:05- Robb and Christian talk about screaming at each other while playing Pit.

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27:05- Robb and Christina review the classic press your luck family card game, No Thanks by Mayfair Games.

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29:02- Robb waxes poetic about Terra Mystica: Fire & Ice expansion.

31:02- Christina discusses the ways that she and Robb placed her professional life at jeopardy by playing Werewolf.

36:20- In the latest episode of What’s He Reading In There, where he discusses Trickerion, Pay Dirt, and The Grand Austria Hotel.

37:15- Jeremy previews the game Fog of Love. (English starts at 2:20).

41:35- Patrick discuss some good news with the PegHeads.

44:15- Christina lets us know that Ronda Rousey will be in the latest version of World of WarCraft.

 

45:49- Robb previews the Gale Force Nine and Wizard of the Coast title, Tyrants of the Underdark.

Blue Peg, Pink Peg Review

Bumper Music- Dirty Little Urchin Child by Felix Hagan.

48:48- Patrick provides a rule breakdown for Fantasy Flights’ Star Wars: Imperial Assault.

 

Bumper Music- Mos Eisley Cantina Theme by John Williams.

56:50- All of the Pegs review Star Wars: Imperial Assault.

Blue Peg, Pink Peg Re-Roll

Bumper Music- Better and Better by Calexico.

1:25:15- All of the Pegs revisit Concordia (uptick).

Blue Peg, Pink Peg Discussion

Bumper Music- Buy Me Something by Carolina Smith

Robb’s Buying Guide:

Adventure Scents, prices ranging from $5.00 (individual packets) to $35.00 (four scent gift boxes) 

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Tehnomancer 2.0 Digital Wizard Hoodie, $119.00

Cardboard Clothing, $20.00 per shirt

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Dice Trays, Wyrmwood Dice Trays, starting at $60.00

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Christina’s Buying Guide:

Dragon Water Faucets, starting at $68.33

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Pyro Fire-Shooter, $174.00 (legal advice and bail, not included)

8 Bit Lit, Punch Lamp, $59.00

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Elderwood Academy Game Box, $135.00

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Jeremy’s Buying/Reading Guide:

Six Gun Tarot by R.S. Belcher, $9.99

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The Shotgun Arcana by R.S. Belcher $12.73

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The Unseeming by Mike Allen, $14.76

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Area X: The Southern Reach Trilogy by Jeff VanderMeer, $23.41

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The Isles, A History by Norman Davies, $12.98

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Patrick’s Buying/Drinking Guide:

Meeple Source

Elder Signs Bits, $43.00

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Ticket to Ride Trains, $89.00

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Lords of Waterdeep Meeples, $49.00

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Terra Mystica Workers, $25.00

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Penny Gems by Improbable Objects, $64.95

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Acrylic Crystals from Papermart, $3.87 per box (approx. 390 per box, in various colors)

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Dice from Awesome Dice

“Metallic” dice pack, $10.99 (36 d6 dice)

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Glow in the Dark Dice pack, $7.99 (12 d6 dice)

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Dice from DnDDice

Metal Steam Punk Dice Pack, $50.00

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Assorted d6 metal dice, $5.75 to $8.00 per

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The Dice Shop precious stone dice sets

Amethyst, $12

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Rainbow Fluorite, $9.82

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Lapis Lazuli, $9.82

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Card Holder

Card Holder by Shopfoxwood, $8.00 per

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Beer List (edited from the episode for time, but a bonus for our show note readers)

For fans of Twilight Struggle:

1) drink a tried and true Russian brew, while Russia is not known for its beer, this one is actually pretty tasty, Baltika #6, a robust porter with a thick foam, fruity hints, and a spicy finish, though there are better Russian beers, this is one of the better ones that you can get outside of Europe

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2) since Twilight Struggle is the long standing leader of the pack when it comes to BGG rankings, why not try Russian River Brewing Company’s Pliny the Elder, named “America’s Best Beer” for the 7th Year in a row, this beer is a flavorful IPA with smooth hints of citrus and a strong, though manageable finish

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For fans of Terra Mystica:

When playing a game that features the magical terra-forming of a mystical realm you should really enjoy a beer with an earthy feel with magical undertones, Captain Lawrence Brewing Company’s Smoked Porter seems a great fit, it has notes of smoked wood and roasted malt, though unlike other smoked porters it won’t overpower the palate, overall sweet taste with hints of dark chocolate and a little coffee bitterness

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For fans of Pandemic-Legacy:

If you are trying to save the world from disease you may want to treat yourself to flavors that soothe and heal, namely honey and ginger, while ginger flavored beers often overpower the palette and honey based beers are better consumed in moderation, Hardywood Park Craft Brewery’s Gingerbread Stout is a beer that features these flavors, but which can be consumed throughout the night, an imperial milk stout brewed with vanilla beans, cinnamon, fresh baby ginger and wildflower honey, this beer is a relaxing seasonal blend of spicy flavors nestled in a rich, chocolaty stout

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