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Pick Up and Deliver

  • Bug Games (themestorm)

    25 MAY. 2024 · Surrounded by Cicadas, Brendan talks about games themed around bugs. Join us, won’t you? - 5. https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/320390/kabuto-sumo - 4. https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/299592/beez - 3. https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/297978/mariposas - 2. https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/284742/honey-buzz - 1. https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/15363/nexus-ops Honorable mentions: - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/174430/gloomhaven / https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/295770/frosthaven - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/2655/hive Games with High PEI (Potential Edibility Index) - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/284742/honey-buzz - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/230802/azul - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/363247/azul-master-chocolatier - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/240567/chocolate-factory - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/199792/everdell - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/200077/mint-works - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/503/through-the-desert Other bug-themed games - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/11971/cockroach-poker - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/32341/cockroach-salad - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/195981/beeeees - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/158572/waggle-dance - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/156496/march-of-the-ants - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/159109/xenoshyft-onslaught What bug games do you enjoy? Which ones should I have added to this list? Share your thoughts over on https://boardgamegeek.com/guild/3269/.
    20m 57s
  • March '24 Movie Roundup

    23 MAY. 2024 · Brendan talks about six movies he watched in March of this year, and games to go with them. Join us, won’t you? - https://letterboxd.com/briley929/film/saw-x/ - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgamefamily/39442/series-unlock-space-cowboys - https://letterboxd.com/briley929/film/the-wedding-singer/1/ - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/175324/fog-of-love - https://letterboxd.com/briley929/film/dune-2021/2/ - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/283355/dune - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/316554/dune-imperium - https://letterboxd.com/briley929/film/the-cheap-detective/ - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/188866/awkward-guests-walton-case - https://letterboxd.com/briley929/film/the-mystery-of-the-13th-guest/ - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/181304/mysterium - https://letterboxd.com/briley929/film/the-holdovers/ - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/109932/miskatonic-school-girls - https://letterboxd.com/briley929/film/dumb-money/ - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/180899/ponzi-scheme What games would you watch with these movies? What movies did you watch in March? Join the conversation on https://boardgamegeek.com/guild/3269/.
    13m 30s
  • Really Loud Librarians, That’s Not a Hat, Wild: Serengeti, Strike (revisited)

    21 MAY. 2024 · Brendan shares his thoughts about three new games he played for the first time recently. Join us, won’t you? - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/378367/really-loud-librarians - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/375651/thats-not-a-hat - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/123570/strike (revisited) - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/335427/wild-serengeti Have you played any of these games? What do you think of them? Share your thoughts over on https://boardgamegeek.com/guild/3269/.
    17m 44s
  • Weird Scoring Conditions

    13 MAY. 2024 · Brendan talks about games that have cool, weird scoring conditions. Join us, won’t you? - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAy2yBEwbV8 - https://rattleboxgames.com/2015/05/09/you-gotta-spend-money-to-make-money/ - Just One Loser - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/11971/cockroach-poker - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/375651/thats-not-a-hat - Make Your Own Win Condition - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/55600/shipyard - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/140934/arboretum - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/245638/coimbra - Bottom Loser / Top Winner - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/220/high-society - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/266830/qe - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/141517/a-study-in-emerald - Individual / Secret Win Condition - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/237182/root - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/249746/nanty-narking - Lowest Highest Point - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/42/tigris-and-euphrates - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/156566/lords-xidit What games do you like that have weird scoring conditions? Share the ones I missed over on boardgamegeek in https://boardgamegeek.com/guild/3269/.
    14m 12s
  • Kramer and Kiesling (Great Designers)

    8 MAY. 2024 · Brendan talks about some games he’s played by prominent designers Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Kiesling. Join us, won’t you? - Jointly-designed Games - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/555/the-princes-of-florence - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/88/torres - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/129948/the-palaces-of-carrara - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/172385/porta-nigra - The Mask Trilogy: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/54/tikal, https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/855/java, https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/2955/mexica - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgamedesigner/7/wolfgang-kramer - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/93/el-grande - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/215311/downforce - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/191073/vampire-queen - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgamedesigner/42/michael-kiesling - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/230802/azul - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/287954/azul-summer-pavilion - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/227789/heaven-and-ale - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/256226/azul-stained-glass-of-sintra - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/346965/azul-queens-garden - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/227515/riverboat What are your favorite games by these designers? Share your opinions over on https://boardgamegeek.com/guild/3269/.
    20m 35s
  • Habitats, Ted Lasso, Alien Artifacts, Call of the Wild (revisited)

    6 MAY. 2024 · Brendan talks a bit about three games he tried for the first time recently. Join us, won’t you? - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/200853/habitats - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/357984/ted-lasso-party-game - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/181293/alien-artifacts - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/264261/call-of-the-wild (revisited) What games have you been playing recently? Head over to https://boardgamegeek.com/guild/3269/ and share!
    14m 57s
  • Essential Expansions

    3 MAY. 2024 · Brendan talks a bit about which expansions he considers “essential,” whatever that means. Join us, won’t you? - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/257047/altiplano-the-traveler - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgameexpansion/264238/barenpark-bad-news-bears - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgameexpansion/368966/ark-nova-marine-worlds - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgameexpansion/226840/star-wars-rebellion-rise-of-the-empire - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgameexpansion/279067/obsession-upstairs-downstairs - Honorable Mentions: - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgameexpansion/134342/lords-waterdeep-scoundrels-skullport - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgameexpansion/300580/wingspan-oceania-expansion What expansions did I miss? Which ones do you consider essential? Head over to https://boardgamegeek.com/guild/3269/ and share your thoughts!
    15m 32s
  • Top of the Stack, May 2024

    1 MAY. 2024 · Brendan shares the games he played last month. Join us, won’t you? - https://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/328784/2024-top-of-the-stack-list?itemid=10640451 - NEW GAME – https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/172385/porta-nigra - NOVELTY CHOICE – https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/5282/raise-the-titanic - SOLO – https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/329148/hunted-wode-ridge - TRYING AGAIN CHOICE – https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/181293/alien-artifacts✓ - https://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/213880/shelf-opportunity - https://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/328784/2024-top-of-the-stack-list?itemid=10640451 - NEW GAME – https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/121787/ryu - NOVELTY CHOICE – https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/4903/columbo-detective-game - SOLO – https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/304783/hadrians-wall - TRYING AGAIN CHOICE – https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/172385/porta-nigra What games did you play in May? Share your gaming over on https://boardgamegeek.com/guild/3269/.
    17m 37s
  • Determinism vs. Randomness

    30 ABR. 2024 · Brendan reflects on the ideas of determinism and randomness in games, in response to a recent The Secret Cabal episode. Join us, won’t you? - https://thesecretcabal.com/episodes/episode-295-aquatica - https://www.gamedeveloper.com/design/randomness-and-game-design#close-modal - Input Randomness - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/175199/mottainai - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/63888/innovation - Output Randomness - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/123570/strike - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/244521/the-quacks-of-quedlinburg - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/15512/incan-gold - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/29368/last-night-earth-zombie-game - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/35815/touch-evil-supernatural-game - Deterministic Games - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/40692/small-world - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/159632/strife-legacy-eternals - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/160477/onitama - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/275916/cairn - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/344258/that-time-you-killed-me What game do you think falls right in the middle of Determinism vs. Randomness? Share your thoughts over on https://boardgamegeek.com/guild/3269/.
    13m 56s
  • Titanic, Aeon’s End, Bastion, dude (revisited)

    26 ABR. 2024 · Brendan shares his first impressions of three games he tried for the first time recently and one he revisited. Join us, won’t you? - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/312744/titanic - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/191189/aeons-end - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/255618/dude - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/256397/more-dude - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/181236/bastion What games have you tried recently? Share your thoughts over on https://boardgamegeek.com/guild/3269/.
    13m 11s

A brief podcast about hobby board games, recorded by English professor Brendan Riley on brief 15 minute walks around town. Join us for a stroll as we discuss mechanisms, gameplay,...

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A brief podcast about hobby board games, recorded by English professor Brendan Riley on brief 15 minute walks around town. Join us for a stroll as we discuss mechanisms, gameplay, theory, and topics of the day.

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