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TGT 088: Table Talk

This week we talk about about table talk. The talk outside the game that can effect the game itself. When is it ok and when does it cross the line into breaking the game? But first a few announcements, and of course Kickstarters and feedback.

Kickstarters…

Backed: Unbroken

Watching:

Terminator Genisys: Rise of the Resistance

Dobbers: Quest for the Key

Reviewed: Impulse

Segments…

0:00 – Intro

3:45 – Kickstarter

19:01 – Feedback

36:40 – On Topic

1:05:10 – Outro

Tom’s list (top 5 of each category) of recommended games…

Easy to play

  1. Ticket to Ride (USA map)(there are a lot of expansions for this one)
  2. Carcassone (base game)(there are a lot of expansions for this one)
  3. Diamonds
  4. Game of 49
  5. King of Tokyo

Medium level

  1. Airlines Europe
  2. Alien Frontiers
  3. Istanbul
  4. Fresco
  5. El Grande

Brain crunchers

  1. Concordia (one of my personal favorites)
  2. Photosynthesis
  3. Puerto Rico
  4. Terra Mystica
  5. Viticulture

Great games designed for only 2 players

  1. The Duke
  2. Holmes: Sherlock and Mycroft
  3. Jaipur
  4. Lost Cities
  5. Baseball Highlights 2045

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