Garretts Games - Podcast

  • 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 ...

  • Garrett's Games 697 - Porto and Bezier Games' Ted Alspach

    Shelley and I get MEBO Games' family-style new release Porto by Orlando Sá then I sit down at Essen for a quick chat with Ted Alspach of Bezier Games to discuss their current and upcoming releases, as well as something that piqued his interest at the fair. Games Mentioned: Silver Silver Bullet ...

  • Garrett's Games 696: Lincoln Damerst joins me at Essen!

    Lincoln Damerst of Game Night, the Boardgamegeek Show and other BGG projects joins me on the microphones while we had a break at Essen last week. Lincoln reflects on our 11 years of working the largest board game convention together for BGG, as well as the shows he produces and games he's looking ...

  • Garrett's Games 695 - Vinyl and Barrage

    Shelley and I have fun building our respective record collections in our games of  Vinyl by Eric Alvarado from Talon Strikes Studios then compete to dam rivers and generate power for our respective countries in Barrage by Tommaso Battista and Simone Luciani from Cranio Creations

  • Garrett's Games 694 - Bloom Town and Essen Preview L-Z

    Shelley and I spend a few minutes discussing and reviewing  Bloom Town by Asger Harding Granerud and Daniel Skjold Pedersen from Sidekick Games which is releasing at Essen and (I just found out) will be a WalMart exclusive title here in the US (here's the pre-order link if you're interested in ...

  • Garrett's Games 693 - Essen Preview 2019: Publishers A-L, plus Sierra West

    Shelley and I spend a few minutes previewing a game that will be readily available at Spiel 2019, then dive head first into the Essen Preview with a look at publishers A-L. Sierra West by Jonny Pac Cantin from Board&Dice Preview Titles in order of discussion: Category 1: Pre-Ordered The Magnificent ...

  • Garrett's Games 692 - Meeplefest 2019 Night 2, Part 4 (last one!)

    The Meeplefest 2019 episodes finish up with conversations about inclusion of non-gamers, the use of VR and AR in games, as well a technology's role and possible problems going forward. Then we finish with some words about games we enjoyed and can see playing going forward. Joining Shelley and me at ...

  • Garrett's Games 691 - Meeplefest Night 2, Part 3

    The youngest Meeplefesters join the conversation as we delve into why they enjoy gaming, and then continue long-standing conversations about teaching games, reading game rules, and using tech in board games. On the mics are  Susan McKinley Ross (Qwirkle, Qwirkle Cubes, Color Stix, Hoot Owl Hoot) ...