Garretts Games - Podcast

  • Garrett's Games 735: Santa Monica and Save The Meeples

    Shelley and I head to Southern California to design and help both locals and tourists find a place to enjoy the beach and shops in Santa Monica by Josh Wood from AEG and then we work to help the meeples escape from the evil gamers who have enslaved them in Save the Meeples by Florian Sirieix from ...

  • Garrett's Games 734 - Cartographers and Concordia Balearica & Cyprus

    Shelley and I get another 'draw and draw' game to the table, this time filling our papers with tetris-style pieces that represent landscapes in Cartographers: A Roll Player Tale by Jordy Adan from Thunderworks Games then we pull out one of our favorites to try out a new map and sail around some ...

  • Garrett's Games 733: Mandala and 1987: Channel Tunnel

    Shelley and I compete over mandala designs in  Mandala by Trevor Benjamin and Brett J. Gilbert from Lookout Games and Funforge and then we head back to our youth and compete to build the tunnel that connected England to the rest of Europe in 1987: Channel Tunnel by Israel Cendrero and Sheila ...

  • Garrett's Games 732 - Chai and Coloma

    Shelley and I get two flawed recent Kickstarter releases to the table this week, making tea in  Chai by Dan and Connie Kazmaier from Steeped Games then head to the Sierra foothills for the gold rush in  Coloma by Jonny Pac from Final Frontier Games

  • Garrett's Games 731: Wayfinders and Marco Polo II

    Shelley and I travel around islands on pontoon planes in Wayfinders by Thomas Dagenais-Lesperance from Pandasaurus Games then we travel back in time and wander the Far East in  Marco Polo II: In The Service of the Khan by Daniele Tascini and Simone Luciani from Hans im Glück

  • Garrett's Games 730 - 5211 and Railroad Revolution/Evolution Expansion

    Shelley and I have some fun with a quick and easy card game (that's better with MORE than 2 players) 5211 by Tsuyoshi Hashiguchi from Next Move Games and then try a new twist on building rails across the United States in  Railroad Revolution: Railroad Evolution Expansion by Marco Canetta and ...

  • Garrett's Games 729: UBike Tour: Taiwan and Remember Our Trip

    Shelley and I head to Asia this week, planning a bike trip around Taiwan in UBike Tour: Taiwan by Chih-Fan Chen from Big Fun Games then travel around Kyoto and Singapore in Remember Our Trip by Saashi and Daryl Chow from Saashi & Saashi

  • Garrett's Games 728: Electropolis and Wingspan with its European Expansion

    Shelley and I put on our hard hats and build up our two cities' electrical infrastructure in  Electropolis by Chang Yu Di, Ku Chun Wei, and Wang Liang from Homosapiens Lab and then get out our binoculars and head 'outside'  to collect birds in new European habitats in Wingspan and its European ...

  • Garrett's Games 727: Lanterns Dice and Formosa Tea

    Shelley and I enjoy another dicey roll & write with fireworks in  Lanterns Dice: Lights in the Sky by Chris Bryan from Foxtrot Games and Renegade Game Studios and then we become masters at harvesting, making, and selling tea in  Formosa Tea by Chu-Lan Kao from Soso Studio and Tasty Minstrel Games

  • Garrett's Games 726: On The Origin of Species and Die Inseln im Nebel

    Shelley and I join Darwin on his scientific journeys around the Galapagos Islands for On The Origin of Species by Gerard Ascensi and Ferran Renalias from Mont Taber then drift through the clouds in hot air balloons to discover new lands in Die Inseln im Nebel by Volker Schächtele from Schmidt ...