Garretts Games - Podcast

  • Garrett's Games 707 - Trails of Tucana and Cooper Island

    Shelley and I take on another 'draw and draw' game this week, planning out our  Trails of Tucana by Eilif Svensson and Kristian Amundsen Østby from Aporta Games then build our rival peninsulas both up AND out, then get in our boats to tour around Cooper Island by Andreas ode. Odendahl from ...

  • Garrett's Games 706: Maracaibo, Chop! Chop!, and Tulum

    Shelley and I talk through a couple of lighter games from Djeco that she can't wait to get into her classroom, as well as a MASSIVE and popular Essen 2019 title. Chop! Chop! by Alexandre Droit from Djeco Tulum by Hartmut Kommerell from Djeco and Maracaibo by Alexander Pfister from Capstone Games, ...

  • Garrett's Games 705: Coralia and Carrossel

    Shelley and I check out two more Essen titles this week, two "C" games that are both beautiful to look at and fun to play: Coralia by Michael Rieneck from R&R Games and Carrossel by Antonio Sousa Lara from MEBO Games

  • Garrett's Games 704: Sorcerer City and 6 Castles

    Shelley and I have fun laying tiles in two new titles we checked out. First up was  6 Castles by Costa and Rola from Pythagoras and then  Sorcerer City by Scott Caputo from Druid City Games  had us building our regions from round to round.

  • Garrett's Games 703: Azul Summer Pavillion and Twisty

    Shelley and I go abstract this week as we get Azul: Summer Pavillion by Michael Kiesling from Next Move Games to the table, followed by a fun filler  Twisty by Faouzi Boughida from Djeco We then end the episode with a quick final conversation from Essen with Pontus Nilsson, a gamer friend and ...

  • Paris New Eden and Paris La Cité de la Lumière

    Shelley and I spend our week in Paris for this episode, heading back to the Belle Epoque for  Paris La Cité de la Lumière by Jose Antonio Abascal Acebo and published by Devir then we go to post-apocalyptic Paris as humanity rebuilds in Paris New Eden by Florian Grenier and Ludovic Maublanc and ...

  • Garrett's Games 701 - A-Games' Grund and Portolano, and more from BGG's W. Eric Martin

    Shelley and I spend some time with two games from Hungary's A-Games Grund by Máté Brunner, Sámuel Lackner, Márton Ollári, and Patrik Venczel and Portolano by Adam Geri then I finish up my conversation with BGG's W. Eric Martin Other games discussed/mentioned: Wingspan Zoom in Barcelona Alubari ...

  • Garrett's Games 700! Humboldt's Great Voyage and W. Eric Martin of BGG

    Shelley and I spend some time delving into the mancala mechanisms of R&R Games' new title  Humboldt's Great Voyage by Remo Conzadori and Nestore Mangone and then I begin a conversation with W. Eric Martin about Essen, games played, and thoughts on the industry. Other Games Discussed: Die Crew ...

  • Garrett's Games 699 - Alubari and Aldie of BGG!

    Shelley and I have a great time with Snowdonia's brand new cousin Alubari by Tony Boydell from Studio H then I sit down for a chat with BGG's own Scott Alden (Aldie) for a discussion of Essen, BGG and the games we love.

  • Garrett's Games 698 - Zoom in Barcelona and Beth Heile of BGG!

    Shelley and I have a great time racing around Barcelona taking photos in Zoom in Barcelona by Núria Casellas, Eloi Pujadas, and Joaquim Vilalta from Cucafera Games Then Beth Heile, the Geek Up Bits Goddess and fantastic on-camera interviewer joins me on the microphones from Essen for a discussion ...