Archive Monthly Archives: March 2016

GGS004 – Small World

This month we find ourselves in Small World, a competitive game (and more easygoing alternative to risk) that reminds us that it’s a world of sLaughter after all. Jess and I recently introduced some friends to the game, and in this episode we discuss that experience and go through what makes it a good gateway game.

Game details

# Players: 2-5
Ages: 8+
Game Length (first time): 90-120 minutes
Game Length (average): 60-90 minutes

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Ep 13. Pandemic Legacy – July in Review (GSC107)

In this episode we debrief after our play-through of July. If you’re worried about spoilers make sure to hold off on this episode until you’ve played June in your own game (then rejoin us for this episode).

There’s plenty of additional context for this debrief, if you’re interested, which can be found in our July play-through episode.

This episode is part of a series of episodes running through our campaign of Pandemic Legacy. We’ve made it through June to this point, and have between 6-12 games remaining depending on how well we do. Listen in to follow our progress and hear our trials and tribulations.

w/ Matt Anderson, Jess Anderson, Jenn, Chas

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Ep 12. Pandemic Legacy – July (Actual Play) (GSC106.5)

This is the audio from our actual live play recorded during our seventh game of Pandemic Legacy, which means it’s “July” and we don’t quite know what is coming our way. In this episode we validate rules for what has changed then proceed to play through this game. If you’re worried about spoilers make sure to hold off on this episode until you’ve played January in your own game (then rejoin us for this episode).

If you’d rather skip straight to our debrief go right ahead, otherwise enjoy everything that happens in our July play-through.

Show Notes

(Time Code - Milestone)
0:04 - Mission Briefing
0:59 - Find Virologist
1:07 - Epidemic 1
1:18 - Epidemic 2
1:21 - First non-CODA cities become faded
1:28 - Epidemic 3
1:34 - Cure 1
1:47 - Epidemic 4
1:56 - Game end

w/ Matt Anderson, Jess Anderson, Jenn, Chas

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Ep 11. Pandemic Legacy – June in Review (GSC106)

In this episode we debrief after our play-through of June. If you’re worried about spoilers make sure to hold off on this episode until you’ve played June in your own game (then rejoin us for this episode).

There’s plenty of additional context for this debrief, if you’re interested, which can be found in our June play-through episode.

This episode is part of a series of episodes running through our campaign of Pandemic Legacy, which includes between 12-24 games depending on how well we do. If we win the first 12 (unlikely) that’ll be it. If we lose a lot…it could be 24 (let’s hope not). Listen in to follow our progress and hear our trials and tribulations.

w/ Matt Anderson, Jess Anderson, Jenn, Chas

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Ep 10. Pandemic Legacy – June (Actual Play) (GSC105.5)

This is the audio from our actual live play recorded during our sixth game of Pandemic Legacy, which in our campaign means it’s “June” and we don’t quite know what is coming our way. In this episode we validate rules for what has changed then proceed to play through June. If you’re worried about spoilers make sure to hold off on this episode until you’ve reached this point in your own game (then rejoin us for this episode).

If you’d rather skip straight to our debrief go right ahead, otherwise enjoy everything that happens in our January play-through.

Show Notes

(Time Code - Milestone)
1:08 - start
1:13 - cure
1:38 - cure
1:39 - epidemic
1:51 - epidemic
2:05 - eradication
2:21 - epidemic
2:31 - epidemic
2:43 - cure
2:54 - upgrades
2:57 - naming another disease

w/ Matt Anderson, Jess Anderson, Jenn, Chas

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