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Doug Garrett and his wife Shelley discuss and review the strategy/designer board games they play on this weekly podcast. Interviews with notable names in the hobby, along with designers and publishers, are part of the show. Continue Reading >>
Doug Garrett and his wife Shelley discuss and review the strategy/designer board games they play on this weekly podcast. Interviews with notable names in the hobby, along with designers and publishers, are part of the show. << Show Less
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Garrett's Games 840: Yokohama Roll&Write and Kero This week Shelley and I get ANOTHER Roll & Write version of a title we already love to the table Yokohama Roll&Write by Hisashi Hayashi from Okazu Brand then check out a 2-player game from a few years back that had been sitting on the shelf for far too long - the Mad Max imspired Kero by Prospero Hall from Hurrican You can help support the podcast by checking out our Games For Sale Google Doc. Pick out a few games that are priced to sell and then just pay shipping to have them arrive on your doorstep. You'll help keep our little podcast running and have new games ready to hit the table. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16ovRDNBqur0RiAzgFAfI0tYYnjlJ68hoHyHffU7ZDWk/edit?usp=sharing You can also support the podcast by going to www.patreon.com/garrettsgames Sorry for the less than stellar quality if the sound on this (and last week's) podcasts. I forgot to plug the recorder into the miser properly, hence the echo-y sound quality. I hope the content is still worth your time.
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Garrett's Games 840: Yokohama Roll&Write and Kero This week Shelley and I get ANOTHER Roll & Write version of a title we already love to the table Yokohama Roll&Write by Hisashi Hayashi from Okazu Brand then check out a 2-player game from a few years back that had been sitting on the shelf for far too long - the Mad Max imspired Kero by Prospero Hall from Hurrican You can help support the podcast by checking out our Games For Sale Google Doc. Pick out a few games that are priced to sell and then just pay shipping to have them arrive on your doorstep. You'll help keep our little podcast running and have new games ready to hit the table. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16ovRDNBqur0RiAzgFAfI0tYYnjlJ68hoHyHffU7ZDWk/edit?usp=sharing You can also support the podcast by going to www.patreon.com/garrettsgames Sorry for the less than stellar quality if the sound on this (and last week's) podcasts. I forgot to plug the recorder into the miser properly, hence the echo-y sound quality. I hope the content is still worth your time.
Garrett's Games 839: Expedition and Fire & Stone This week Shelley and I get an oldie but goodie to the table playing  Expedition or Expedition Famous Explorers (along with a couple of other names) by Wolfgang Kramer from Ravensburger, Queen Games and 8th Summit among others. then we try out a brand new title from the designer best known for Carcassonne Fire & Stone by Klaus-Jürgen Wrede from Pegasus Spiele You can help support the podcast by checking out our Games For Sale Google Doc. Pick out a few games that are priced to sell and then just pay shipping to have them arrive on your doorstep. You'll help keep our little podcast running and have new games ready to hit the table. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16ovRDNBqur0RiAzgFAfI0tYYnjlJ68hoHyHffU7ZDWk/edit?usp=sharing You can also support the podcast by going to www.patreon.com/garrettsgames Sorry for the less than stellar quality if the sound on this (and next week's) podcasts. I forgot to plug the recorder into the miser properly, hence the echo-y sound quality. I hope the content is still worth your time.
Garrett's Games 838: Beyond the Sun and Forgotten City Shelley and head to out space to design tech trees and explore the galaxy in  Beyond the Sun by Dennis K. Chan from Rio Grande Games then we head into the mystical realm and explore The Forgotten City by Ying-Tan Liu from TWOPLUS Games Be sure to check out our list of games for sale - good deals and you just have to pay shipping - there are even some Freebies with purchase! https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16ovRDNBqur0RiAzgFAfI0tYYnjlJ68hoHyHffU7ZDWk/edit?usp=sharing You can also sponsor the podcast at www.patreon.com/garrettsgames
Garrett's Games 837: Momiji and Franchise Shelley and I check out a quick card game with beautiful artwork Momiji by Dario Massarenti and Francesco Testini from Japanime Games and Deer Games then we pull one that's been sitting onthe shelf unplayed and realize we had been missing out on Franchise by Christwart Conrad from Queen Games Be sure to check out our list of games for sale - good deals and you just have to pay shipping - there are even some Freebies with purchase! https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16ovRDNBqur0RiAzgFAfI0tYYnjlJ68hoHyHffU7ZDWk/edit?usp=sharing You can also sponsor the podcast at www.patreon.com/garrettsgames
Garrett's Games 836: Corrosion and Majolica This week Shelley and I run workshops to create beautiful tiles, then head into a steampunk world of grit and grime in Majolica by Yu Wang from Blue Magpie Games and  Corrosion by Stefan Bauer from Deep Print Games and Capstone Games Help support the podcast by sponsoring us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/garrettsgames or buy some games that are priced to sell - you just pay for the games you want, possibly choose a "Free With Purchase" title, and pay shipping. I'll wrap them up carefully and send them on their way to you! Check out the list of games at: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16ovRDNBqur0RiAzgFAfI0tYYnjlJ68hoHyHffU7ZDWk/edit?usp=sharing
Garrett's Games 835: Imaginarium and Magnefix This week Shelley and I build steampunk animal/mech hybrids in Imaginarium by Bruno Cathala and Florian Sirieix from Bombyx then have fun playing with plastic magnetized frames in Magnefix by Roberto Fraga from Amigo
Garrett's Games 834: Carnegie Shelley and I talk a bit about our wonderful trip to Portugal from which we just returned, and then discuss the new big-box game from Quined Games Carnegie by Xavier Georges
Garrett's Games 833: Long Shot - The Dice Game and Paris + l'Etoile Expansion Shelley and I place our bets as we play a GREAT new title from Perplext  Long Shot: The Dice Game by Chris Handy then pull a great recent title off the shelf once again to discuss its L'Etoile expanion Paris by Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Kiesling from Game Brewer
Garrett's Games 832: Zapotec and Veggies Shelley and I head to Oaxaca and play  Zapotec by Fabio Lopiano from Board&Dice then we get healthy and eat our vegetables in Veggies by Jog Kung from Devir  We also mention Cafe by Rola and Costa from PYTHAGORAS in our discussion of Veggies as a better implementation of the tableau building by overlaying cards mechanism. Check it out!
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