Show Notes: Episode 65- Orleans & Evolution of a Gamer

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Peg Catch-Up

1:52- Robb fills us in on the celebrities who are pulling a fat retirement check, having reached the ripe old age of 65.

NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 06: Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen attend 2014 World Of Children Awards at 583 Park Avenue on November 6, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)

2:56- Jeremy discusses the challenges of playing games with a young teenager.

11:29- Jeremy recounts the great surprise that is Martin Wallace’s Moongha Invaders.


15:00- Robb, Christina, and Jeremy discuss the confusion some of them encountered while playing Victory Point Games’ Hunt: The Unknown Quarry.


22:18- Robb talks about getting done wrong while playing Cosmic Encounter.


25:12- Robb and Christina discuss their slight disappointment in the 2 player version of Crash Game’s Pay Dirt.


29:37- Robb and Christina discuss the strain created by playing Epic by White Wizard Games.


37:27- Robb gives a proxy 6 Peg rating of Star Wars Trouble on behalf of his baby girl.


37:56- All of the Pegs talk about playing Christina’s first kickstarter backed game, Spaceteam.


41:30- Patrick talks about a surprising and engaging light family card game by GaGa Games, Stick to Colours.


44:25- Patrick discusses a game that was a hit for his whole family, Kosmo Games, Tumult Royale.


48:27- Patrick gives some love to a few small publishers and emerging designers by discussing the kickstarter campaign for Nightmare Forest: Dead Run and


51:21- Super PACS.


55:07- All of the Pegs encourage the PegHeads to consider backing another season of The Dice Tower.

Blue Peg, Pink Peg Review

Bumper Music- Too Many Rules by Connie Francis.

56:29- Patrick gives a rules breakdown for Tasty Minstrel Games’ bag building Euro, Orleans.

Bumper Music- Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag by James Brown.

1:06:21- All of the Pegs review Orleans.

Blue Peg, Pink Peg Re-Roll

Bumper Music- One Year Later by The Get Up Kids.

1:34:37- All of the Pegs revisit Kingsport Festival (slight downtick).


Blue Peg, Pink Peg Discussion

Bumper Music- Changes by David Bowie

1:34:41- All of the Pegs talk about the course of their gaming lives.