The Tale of Ord Review

November 15, 2018

Note: I received a free review copy of The Tale of Ord from PostCurious.

If you haven’t realized by now, I’ve been playing and reviewing a bunch of puzzle games recently, because I really enjoy these types of experiences. The latest one I’ve played through is The Tale of Ord, a puzzle adventure by PostCurious where you’re finding clues and puzzles through the packages in the game as well as through online resources.

Episode 65 - Top 10 Convention Games

November 8, 2018

Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they've played recently, including Cryptid, Hansa Teutonica, and Illusion. We then talk about our top 10 games to play at board game conventions.

Episode 63 - A Variety of Victories

October 11, 2018

Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they've played recently, including The Enigma Emporium Presents: Wish You Were Here and the Stockpile app. We then talk about unique victory conditions in board games. In this week's "Board Game Etymology" segment, Crystal discusses the origins of the word "unique."

The Enigma Emporium Presents: Wish You Were Here Review

October 2, 2018

Note: I received a free review copy of Wish You Were Here from The Enigma Emporium.

The Enigma Emporium is a new puzzle game company with a concept similar to Dispatch by Breakout, which I’ve discussed on the podcast before. Each Enigma is a story with puzzles that you’ll use the components they send you plus your knowledge and online materials in order to solve. But instead of being a subscription service with an unknown cost, The Enigma Emporium has an up-front cost for each product, and Wish You Were Here is only $12 for the entire package! This can be done because the components are just five postcards, but there are still a ton of puzzles packed into it.

Episode 35 - The Shakedown on Dice

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Ambie, Cassadi, and Crystal discuss some games they've played recently, including EXIT: The Game, Ethnos, and Dice Forge. We then talk about dice in games and what we like or dislike about them. In this week's "Board Game Etymology" segment, Crystal discusses the origins of the word "roll."

Episode 29 - Escape Escapades

June 8, 2017

Ambie, Cassadi, and Crystal discuss some games they've played recently, including Brass: Lancashire, Paperback, and Clank!: Sunken Treasures. We then talk about board games that trap you or you have to escape. In this week's "Board Game Etymology" segment, Crystal discusses the origins of the word "escape."

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