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Rahdo Talks Through

Summary: A podcast all about boardgames, hosted by Richard "Rahdo" Ham

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 RTT Episode 28 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 11141

A Q&A BLOWOUT!!! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:22] Game Q&A►►► How do I get rid of games? Ever binned a game? Moving with games? LeiriaCon 2018? Kennerspiel response this time? Fortunate gamer syndrome? Roll and move? Boardgames inspring videogames? Space for games? Working with kickstarter prototypes? Hidden games? What about the games trapped in Guildford? What percentage of games owned are review copies? Boardgaming online? Port Royal expansion info? Backing games on Kickstarter? Monster-free 2p games? Brink, the board game? Gloomhaven ranking? Agricola Family Edition? What's most enticing about a new game? What designer is next to get full coverage? Essen Spiel coverage? Most frustrating Unlock: The Formula Puzzle? Why no Merlin love last podcast? Essen Spiel plans? World Without End? •••[01:11:45] Non-game Q&A►►► Me & Jen as CV cards? Tracking finances? Running? Malta marriage equality? Murdered by a boardgame personality? Best Beatle post breakup? Knitting glass? Classic consoles? TV in Malta? Marital strife? Will Trump last 4 years? Brexit disaster? Our first records? 3 fave Disney and Pixar films? Shouldn't we all be vegetarians? Typical day? Fave childhood memories? Biggest phobias? Picking up games at Essen? Updated RRT logo? Jen's quote of the month? Moana? Our wedding? Paleo snacks? Rahdo Walks Through? •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com

 RTT Episode 27 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 10368

Gencon 5-0! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:03:25] Gencon Games of Interest►►► Kettou, Dungeon Hustle, Destination Neptune 2nd Edition, Valerian: Alpha Missions, Paramedics: Clear, Outpost: Siberia, Dicey Peaks, Dragon Island, Bohnanza: The Duel, Rick & Morty Deckbuilding Game, Delve, Okey Dokey, Klondike Rush, Vengeance, Deadline, Witches of the Revolution, King's Will, Unicornus Knights, Lost Expedition, Apocrypha, Port Royal, One Deck Dungeon 1.5, Barenpark, Sword & Sorcery, Fugitive, Anachrony, Mint Works, Hotshots, Lisboa, Caverna: Cave vs Cave, Bunny Kingdom, Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Card Game, The Fox in the Forest, Legendary: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Custom Heroes, This War of Mine, Raiders of the North Sea, Flick em Up: Dead of Winter, Flip Ships, Sentient, Tiny Epic Quest, Century: Golem, Professior Evil & the Citadel of Time, Magic Maze, Century Spice Road, Kingdomino, Ex Libris, Sagrada, Whistle Stop, First Martians, Photosynthesis •••[01:36:30] Gencon Top10►►► 10th Anniversary Feld Games, Spirit Island, Escape/EXIT/Deckscape, Valletta, Edge of Humanity, Quest for El Dorado, (unannounced title), Aeon's End: War Eternal, Codenames Duet, Dragonfire •••[01:59:30] Gencon Expansions►►► Spirit Island: Branch & Claw, Nefarious: Becoming a Monster, Catacombs: Wyverns of Wylemuir, Dragonfire: Heroes of the Sword Coast, Aeon's End: The Void, Aeon's End: The Outer Dark, Quadropolis: Public Services, Automobiles: Racing Season, Valeria: Card Kingdoms - Flame & Frost, TIME Stories: Lumen Fidei, Between Two Cities: Captials, Nations: The Dice Game - Unrest, Orleans: Trade & Intrigue •••[02:16:25] Gencon Demoable Games►►► Dice Hunt, Metal Dawn, Black Souls, Konja, The Big Score, Samurai Gardener, Way of Panda, Stygian Society, Hand of Fate: Ordeals, Dice Hospital, Cowboy Bebop, London, Richard the Lionheart, 1001 Odysseys, Legends of Sleepy Hollow, Diceborn Heroes, Ancestree, Hero Realms Ruins of Thandar, Firefly: Brigands & Browncoats, Doctor Who: Time of the Daleks, The Walking Dead: No Sanctuary, Riverboat, Shared Dream, Catacombs Conquest, Victoriana, Railways of Nippon, Cerebria, Unlock demos, Museum, Epoch: The Awakening, Fog of Love, Agra, Detective: City of Angels, Tiny Epic Defenders: Dark War, Catacombs & Castles, Mottainai: Wutai Mountain, Magic Maze: Maximum Security, Edge of Darkness, Big Trouble in Little China, Codenames: Marvel, Codenames: Disney, One Deck Dungeon: Forest of Shadows, The Networks: Executives, Isle of Skye: Journeyman, The Hunt for the Ring, Dinosaur Island, Thunderstone Quest, Palace of Mad King Ludwig, Grimm Forest, Founders of Gloomhaven, Pandemic Legacy: Season 2 •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com

 RTT Episode 26 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 12629

3 and a half hours?!? SHOW NOTES: •••[00:00:42] Games of Interest►►► Dungeon Roll: Henchmen, Kokoro: Avenue of the Kodama, The Master' Trials: Wrath of Magmaroth, Valerian: The Alpha Missions, Riverboat, Pulsar 2849, Heaven & Ale, Lorenzo il Magnifico: Houses of Renaissance, Ancestree, Tiny Epic Defenders: The Dark War, Edge of Darkness, Unlock! Mystery Adventures, Escape Room: Das Spiel - Virtual Reality, Santa Maria, Rajas of the Ganges, CV Pocket, Mystic Vale: Mana Storm, Enchanters, Agra, Black Angel, Majesty: For the Realm, Deckscape: The Fate of London, Carcassonne for Two, Crisis at Steamfall •••[00:36:14] Top10 Revists►►► Elegant Games, Game AIs, Western Games, Dice Games, Co-op Fantasy/Adventure Cardgames, Restaurant Games •••[01:25:33] Boardgame Q&A►►► Rahdo endorsements, part II? Rahdo at conventions in 2017? Kennerspiel winners, 2011-2017? Rosenberg game similarities? Glen More issues? Pandemic: Legacy 2nd time through? Best game of 2017 so far? Best sci-fi card game? Large print boardgames? Expansions = DLC? Best Pandemic expansion? Board game thesis? Self-handicapping? New Feld game? Aeon's End vs Shadowrun Crossfire? •••[02:20:51] Non-Boardgame Q&A►►► Higher education? Jen's fave Tim Ferriss guests? Rahdo Sings Through? 2nd favourite food? Rise of popular Rahdo, part II? Hospitals in Malta? Paleo lifestyle? Losing a pet? Playing with celebs/historical figures? Grain Brain? Grain free dogs? RRT Survivor? RRT Amazing Race? Always Sunny? Ice cream vs custard? Swimming pooches? Fave movies? How does Jen pick her books? Pokemon Go? Jen's music? Glass glue? Classified song? •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com

 RTT Episode 25 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 7279

Origins & Son Geeklist: https://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/221946/origins-game-fair-2017-preview Kynseed KS: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/405964313/kynseed-a-whimsical-sandbox-rpg-adventure SHOW NOTES: •••[00:00:50] Origins Games of Interest►►► The Fox in the Forest, Attack on Titan: Last Stand, Railways of Nippon, Samara, Barenpark, Pinball Showdown, The Lost Expedition, Century: Spice Road, Pit Crew, Haspelknecht: Ruhr Valley, Okey Dokey, (New York Slice), Deadline, Caverna: Cave vs Cave, Flatline •••[00:30:38] Origins Demos Top 10►►► Whistlestop, Unearth, Hotshots, Witches of the Revolution, Palace of Mad King Ludwig, Networks: Executives, Hero Realms: Ruin of Thandar, Codenames Duet, That's a Question, Hunt for the Ring •••[00:49:10] Boardgame Q&A►►► Recent non RRT games? Heavy boxes? Other language subtitles? How much repeat play? RRT endorsements? Rise to Nobility? Too Many Bones? Master Labyrinth? Games for kids? Who to attack? Gloomhaven unlocked characters? Gloomhaven sticker reset? Isaac Childress' next game? Pandemic story? What do FLGS's needs? Shadowrun Crossfire vs Gloomhaven? Myth franchise sale impact? Capital vs Minerva? •••[01:18:28] Non-Boardgame Q&A►►► God and the afterlife? 26th wedding anniversary? Homebodies? Rahdo memory? Best youtube channels? Dog walking and dog parks? Glass working practices? Youtube annotations? Rahdo fame? Spelling of Jen's name? Birth of Rahdo? Too many eggs? Jen's stage fright? Implicit vs explicit? American ice cream? Jen's dream game? What state to move to? Kynseed? •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com

 RTT Episode 24 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 6652

RTT year 2, it's a wrap! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:00:31] Games of Interest►►► Morels Foray, Paperback: Expansion, Peloponnes: Heroes and Colonies, Runebound: Unbreakable Bonds, Reworld, D&D: Dragonfire, Between Two Cities: Capitals •••[00:18:34] Top10 Revists►►► 2016, one more time! •••[00:35:20] Boardgame Q&A►►► No retail copies for me? Top 10 mechanical mechanics? What type of games do we struggle with? Design bugbears? Quadropolis variability? What's so great about Roll for the Galaxy? PnP much? Best source for news? BGG improvements? Boardgame VR? Jen making over games with glass? Boardgame narrative? True sandboxes? Top 100 crossovers? Retheme cash grabs? Geek categorization? How did our tastes grow? Favourite gamey feeling? Are gateways really gateways? •••[01:17:41] Non-Boardgame Q&A►►► Chicken talk! Maltese waters? More chicken talk! Jen on Goodreads? What made Jen and I so open with each other and in public? Skillet cookin'? •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com

 RTT Episode 23 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 8112

Top 10x4 SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:05] Games of Interest►►► Codenames Duet, Flip Ships, Helionox Deluxe Edition, Hardback, Klondike Rush, Kitchen Rush, Pursuit of Happiness: Community, Palace of Mad King Ludwig, Sentient, Catacombs: Wyverns of Wylemuir, Brass: Birmingham •••[00:27:05] Top10 Revists►►► Felds, Rule Breakers, Deluxe Reprint Needed, Tardis Games •••[00:50:11] Boardgame Q&A►►► Game design vocabulary? Best themes for euro mechanics? Rahdo awards? Take that against AI? How do I classify my BGG collection? Innovation in boardgames vs videogames? Components vs gameplay? How to remember rules? Needed rule tweaks? Fave Dominion stuff? Fave Agricola stuff? •••[01:33:05] Non-Boardgame Q&A►►► Non boardgame mastery? Maltese dishes? First jobs? College majors? Languages spoken? How's RRT doing? Frugal living? What does an American expat miss? Chocolate stroopwafel? Fave animals? Jen's fave glass piece? •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com

 RTT Episode 22 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 9953

Jen's back!!! SHOW NOTES: Escape room nightmare: https://youtu.be/YQSe19aX9Vw?t=43m10s •••[00:01:35] Games of Interest►►► Empyreal: Spells & Steam, Caverna: Höhle gegen Höhle, Codenames: Disney & Marvel Editions, Mottainai: Wutai Mountain, UBOOT: The Board Game, The Expanse, TIME Stories: Estrella Drive & Brothers of the Coast, Aeon's End: War Eternal, Otys, Custom Heroes, Raid on Taihoku •••[00:22:15] Boardgame Q&A►►► Top 5 verbs? Co-op settings? Dream IP? Further Legacy clarification? How to figure out if a game will be good? Honeymoon games? Too many reprints? Multiple characters per player? Auto-succeed die rolls? Perfect co-op dungeon crawl? Which boardgame reviewer do I want to play with? Fresh ideas? What to reprint? Most simpatico boardgame reviewer? Non-BGG online boardgame resources? Best year for boardgames? RTT guests? When will top10 get an update? How can I cover Gloomhaven? To sleeve or not to sleeve? Impulse purchases? First Pandemic play for non-gaming spouse? Rococco jewelry box? Ideal future TIME Story settings? Best & worst components? How to get family more excited about gaming? Game coverage timing? Do I ever finish the runthrough? Percentage of successful kickstarters? My impact on kickstarters? Preferred backup colours? First Feld?  Gamechanging mechanisms? Jen's feelings about Jack the Ripper? Seeland modules? Roll & writes? Dice Tower Con? Dream boardgame? Sirlin games? How did I get Dogs: the boardgame? Off market games? Pfister's standing? Limited moves a design strength or flaw? Gloomhaven alternative? More co-ops... what does it mean? Societal standing of games? Mechanisms first or theme first? Dominion over Trains? •••[01:43:20] Non-Boardgame Q&A►►► 2016 & 2017, really the worst? Escape room experiences? France trip? How do I deal with the negativity thrown at RRT? C'mon, 2016 wasn't that bad, really? How is the real me different than Rahdo? Me as John Wick? My 3 worst habits, according to Jen? When will we leave Malta? A day in the life of me and Jen? Different sleep patterns impact on marriage? Grocery shopping? Programming languages? Westworld? Malta mules? Unpacking? Funniest movie? Medical situation in Malta? Beer situation in Malta? Storm situation in Malta? College tips? Auditory processing disorder? What about Scuttle? •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com

 RTT Episode 21 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 9074

Flying solo this month, which is why it's so late! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:00:50] Games of Interest►►► Pandemic Legacy Season 2, Notre Dame 10th Anniversary, In the Year of the Dragon 10th Anniversary, The City of Kings, Aeon's End: Eternal War, Clank! Sunken Treasures, Card City 2, Die Gärten von Versailles, Detective: City of Angels, Valletta, Bear Park, El Dorado, Mystic Vale: Das Tal der Magie & der Wildnis, Pit Crew, Port Royal: The Adventure Begins, Professor Evil and the Citadel of Time, Quadropolis: Public Services, Seventh Cross, Santo Domingo, Thrash n Roll: Amplified, Steam Ship Company, CO2 2nd edition, Brasil, Loot Island •••[00:51:05] BGG Top 100-50 Countdown •••[01:38:05] Top 10 Revisit: My first games •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com

 RTT Episode 20 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 9342

2017 is upon us!!! SHOW NOTES: 2017 Games of Interest Geeklist: https://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/218452/rahdo-runs-through-2017-games-interest Top 25 Most Anticipated Games: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kj5PHRTQJrI TIME Stories "Rahdo 2p" variant: https://www.boardgamegeek.com/article/22413568#22413568 •••[00:01:54] 2017 Games of Interest►►► On Mars, Alter Ego, First martians, Edge of Humanity, Fugitive, Zombies Run!, Dragonsgate College, Brasil, Brass, Trashing Dice, Arcology, Chimera Station, Clockwork Islands, Sagrada, Spirit Island, Apocrypha Adventure Card Game, Legacy: Time Surge, Kingsburg 2nd Edition, harvest, The Captain is Dead, Jump Drive, 5 Minute Dungeon, Perfect Storm, Fog of Love, Skyways, Island of Doctor Necreaux: Second Edition, Tiny Epic Quest, COG, Element & Idols, Exodus Fleet, Reborn From Flame, Yamatai, Mines of Olnak, Thunderstone Quest, Railways of Nippon, Catacombs & Castles, 100 Swords Expansions, Shadowrift Skittering Darkness, Haspelknecht: Ruhr Valley, Kingdom Builder Harvest, Temporum Alternate Realities, Tiny Epic Galaxies: Beyond the Black, Mysterium 2nd Expansion, Automobiles Racing Season, Nations the Dice Game: Unrest, Hero Realms: Ruins of Thandar, Roll Player: Monsters & Minions, TIME Stories Expedition Endurance & Lumen Fidei •••[01:27:15] 2016 Games of Interest Revisit►►► Acute Care, Shadowrift: Eve of the Sickle Moon, Feudum, Dungeon Scroll, Perfect Storm, Brasil, Islebound, 7th Continent, TIME Stories Prophecy of Dragons, Eminent Domain: Exotica, Manhattan Project Energy Empire, Explorers of the North Sea, Dreamwell, The Networks, Fog of Love, Rising 5, Solarius Mission, Roll Player, Guilds of London, Quadropolis, Lisboa, Legend of Andor: Chada & Thorn, Legends of Andor: Journey to the North, Star Trek Frontiers, Gloomhaven •••[01:50:44] Boardgame Q&A►►► Knizia's LotR experiences? BGG top 200? Kingdom Death Monster? TIME Stories variant? My boardgaming history? Conventions? Legacy mechanism? Feld love? Taluva? •••[02:18:22] Non-Boardgame Q&A►►► Holiday plans? New Years resolutions? Maltese radio & TV? RRT malta? Games for celebs? •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com

 RTT Episode 19 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 7728

Count downs... SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:56] Top 10 Revisits►►► Disagreements, Regrets, and Pre-2009 •••[00:47:00] BGG Top 50 eval •••[01:29:33] Boardgame Q&A►►► Artistic impact? Crunchy co-ops? Dice supercut? •••[01:46:20] Non-Boardgame Q&A►►► Malta castle? Free time? Olive oil? Mongol history? Culture shock? •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com

 RTT Episode 18 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 10188

A return to normalcy! SHOW NOTES: (HUGE thanks to Nick Lamb for helping clean up Jen's audio on this one!) Miwi Copycat video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJU3iakFNj8 Aye Dark Overlord event at Gencon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DWEm54yxcU Essen Preview Geeklist tool: http://tabletoptogether.com/essen-spiel/index.php •••[00:01:33] New Games of Interest►►► Jump Drive, Temporum: Alternate Realities, A Dog's Life, Skyways, The Stygian Society, Zombies, Run! The Boardgame, Shadowrift: Skittering Darkness, Dominion Update Pack, Anduine: First City in the West, Tribes •••[00:16:49] Top 10 Revisits►►► Tile Laying Games, Pirate Games, Games I Wish I Could Play More •••[00:33:45] Boardgame Q&A►►► What alteration to a game from my feedback and I most proud of? What traits can we identify in each other that pegs us as boardgame lovers? Rahdo Runs Through Scythe? Any Rahdo impersonators? Any RRT helpers besides Paulo (and Thomas Giles)? A runthrough of Rahdo Runs Through? Anything in Essen we recommend checking out? Cash at Essen Spiel? How to digest the Essen Spiel preview geeklist? Emotional Runthroughs? Changing direction of the industry? Controversial theme? Post game rituals? Game component fever? Agricola Revised or Classic? Monopoly runthrough? Why is Terraforming Mars too mean? RTT filesize? Funky interlude music? Top 50 BGG runthrough? Mechs vs Minions feedback? Rahdo domain name? Life post Rahdo Runs Through? •••[01:33:07] Non-Boardgame Q&A►►► My brother's misadventures? Days Gone from Eidetic? Time for a Syphon Filter comeback? Which game I've worked on would I revisit? Tricks to early retirement? Theater background? Have boardgame companies tried to hire me? Competitive videogame scene? Adjusting to life in the UK? Most memorable 30 minutes of our lives? •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com

 RTT Episode 17 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 10699

SPIEL 2016 PREVIEW!!! SHOW NOTES: Eric Martin's Spiel Preview Geeklist: https://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/193588/spiel-2016-preview Louise McCully's Spiel Promo Geeklist: https://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/212177/essen-spiel-2016-specials-freebies-promos-and-othe Enter Jen's Spiel 2016 giveaway at: http://www.jenefer.net •••[00:04:21] Most Anticipated Games #45-11►►► Power Grid: The Card Game, Motion Pictures: movies out of cardboard, Die Baumeister des Colosseum, Chariot Race, forestaurant, Kepler 3042, Terraforming Mars, Martians A Story of Civilization, Honshu, Kingsburg 2nd Edition, Dream Home, Habitats, Morpheus, Fabled Fruit, The Daedalus Sentence, Codenames: Pictures, Treasure Lair, Risky Adventure, Taluva Deluxe, Meduris, London Dread, Legendary Inventors, Robinson Crusoe, Capital, Barcelona: The Rose of Fire, Rhein: River Trade, Nautilion, A Feast for Odin, (Cottage Garden), Lorenzo il Magnifico, Ulm, Touria, Doodle China, Pandemic Iberia, First Class: Unterwegs im Orient Express, Solarius Mission •••[01:14:18] Jen's Essen Plans and Top 10 Most Anticipated Gamess►►► The Colonists, The Golden Sails, 4 Gods, Gluck Auf: Das grosse Kartenspiel, Order of the Guilded Compass, Railroad Revolution, Great Western Trail, La Granja: The Dice Game no siesta, Key to the City - London, The Oracle of Delphi •••[01:32:00] Most Anticipated Expansions►►► Abenteuerland: Konig und Prinzessin, Aeon's End: The Depths, Alchemists: King's Golem, Ancient Terrible Things: The Lost Chapter, Clinic: Medical Dossier 3, Istanbul: Brief & Siegel, Mysterium: Hidden Signs, Mystic Vale: Vale of Magic, Networks: On the Air, Oh My Goods: Longsdale in Aufruhr, Orleans: Handel & Intrige, Pandemic: the Cure - Experimental Meds, Peloponnes Card Game: Patronus, Port Royal Unterwegs!, Russian Railroads: American Railroads, Simurgh: Call of the Dragonlord, Small City: Big Tiles, Taschkent Erweiterung •••[01:53:24] Spiel debuts already covered by Rahdo Runs Through►►► Aeon's End, Alchemidus, Anachrony, At the Gates of Loyang, Ave Roma, Clank!, Colony, Commissioner Victor, Crisis, Dale of Merchants 2, Days of Ire, Dungeon of Fortune, Fantahzee: Hordes & Heroes, Fields of Green, Guilds of London, Heir to the Pharaoh, In the Name of Odin, Jorvik, Kingdomino, Kodama: The Tree Spirits, Mask of Anubis, Morocco, Mystic Vale, Mythe, Oceanos, Perdition's Mouth, Perfumer, Rattle Battle Grab the Loot Angry Ocean, Roll for the Galaxy: Ambition, Round House, Schotten Totten, Squirrel Rush, The Networks, Tramways, (Vinhos Deluxe Ediiton), Virus, Yokohama  •••[02:31:05] Demo-only Spiel Games►►► Guilds, Sword & Sorcery, Dungeon Heroes Manager, Iunu, Mines of Olnak, Perfect Crime, Save the President, Save the World, Museum, Nemesis, Kung Fu Panda the Board Game, Tiny Epic Galaxies Beyond The Black, Tiny Epic Quest, Glory: A Game of Knights, Rising 5, Edge of Humanity, Gloomhaven •••[02:50:47] Most Anticipated Promos►►► Anachrony 10 card promo pack, Ave Roma packs, Brettspiel Adventskalender 2016, Codenames Pictures promo tiles, Colony promo pack, Dale of Merchants Systemaic Eurasian Beavers, Deutscher Spielepreise 2016 Goodie Box, Dominion Sauna, Fields of Green: Crop Circle, Goons of New York, Guilds of London Essen Guilds promo, Inhabit the Earth tile rack, Keyflower: Keymelequin, Kodama playable goodies, Lorenzo il Magnifico Leader cards, Mysterium Meeple, Quadropolis Ludo Fact, Rattle Battle Grab the Loot metal coins and Port Scuffle, Rrobinson Crusoe Poachers scenario, Round House promo cards and tiles, Russian Railroads American Railroads, Singe Card Game, Snowdonia Season promo cards, Terraforming Mars launch kit promo, Vinhos Deluxe Edition packs  •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com

 RTT Episode 16 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 11455

Q&A-PALOOZA!!!! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:02:26] Game/RTT Questions►►► Rahdo-designed boardgame? More advent calendar/Malta travelogue vids? Kickstarter preferential treatment? Conflict vs game harshness? Voters override me? Revising older games? Top 5 games that need more thumbs? KS stretch goals on the up and up? Oldie game-day? Will we be Essen 2016? •••[00:31:22] Non-Game/RTT Questions►►► What's it like being a videogame designer? Jen's aversion to guns in games? Fave ice cream? "If money was no object...?" Fave weather? Jen's key to business success? Best book/fave author? Ever heading to China? Survivor fan chat? Jen's childhood? Top places visited? Top places yet to be visited? Excited about visiting Portugal? Most impactful recent book? Jen's fave color of glass to work? Who's best at (various things) - me or Jen? Brexit & RRT? Why did I retire from making games? Thoughts on No Man's Sky? Best places to eat in downtown Seattle? Pokemon GO? Are games a worthwhile endeavor? How's the pup search going? Ever fostered dogs? •••[01:56:03] Repeat Questions from Podcast 14►►► Rulebook rules? Total RRT playtime? Eurotrash? Ever change my mind? What themes are over/under represented? Sexy mini's? In-jokes in boardgames? LeiriaCon 2017? Do oldies hold up? The Rahdo Effect? Production values of RRT vs WIP? Best and worst things about doing RRT? Best historical time period? Best example of some game genres? Ranking obsession? Ranking validity? Game obsession post RRT? Games Jen likes more than me? Boardgame journalism ethics? Top 10 topics? •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com

 RTT Episode 15 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 9887

GENCON!!!! SHOW NOTES: W Eric Martin's excellent preview geeklist: https://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/198728/gen-con-2016-preview •••[00:04:30] What to buy?►►► Goons of New York 1901, Lotus, Medici, Grimslingers, America, Welcome Back to the Dungeon, IKI, Karuba, RA, Telsa V Edison: Powering Up, Burano, Guilds of London, Great Dinosaur Rush, Saloon Tycoon, Valley of the Kings: Last Rights, Dreamwell, Arcane Academy, Bill & Ted's Excellent Boardgame, Agility, In the Name of Odin, Mysterium Hidden Signs, The King's Abbey, Sunrise City: Nights, Terraforming Mars, Codenames: Pictures, Simurgh, Oceanos, Fantahzee: Hordes & Heroes, Shakespeare: Backstage, Epic Resort: Villain's Vacation, Millennium Blades: Promo Pack #2, Legends of Andor: Call of the Skralls, Clank!, Beyond Baker Street, Mansions of Madness: Second Edition, Via Nebula, Kraftwagen V6, Pursuit of Happiness, Dominion Empires, London Dread, Islebound, Rattle Battle Grab the Loot: Angry Ocean, Vast: The Crystal Caverns, Covert, The Goonies Adventure Card Game, Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle, Project: Elite & Adrenaline, Order of the Gilded Compass, Castles of Burgundy The Card Game, The Networks, Mystic Vale, Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu •••[01:54:25] What to demo?►►► Mint Works, Loony Quest, Conan, Defense Grid: The Board Game, Born to Serve, One Deck Dungeon, Showtime!, The Ninth World, StarFall, Museum, 1001 Odysseys, Haspelknecht, Dream Home, The Kings Abbey: Lethal Steel, Motion Pictures, Coldwater Crown, Legendary Inventors, Medici: The Card Game, Lunarchitects, Crisis, Fugitive, Shadowrift, Spirit Island, 4 Gods, Tiny Epic Galaxies: Beyond the Black, Tiny Epic Quest, Sagrada, Alchemists: Golem Expansion, Legends of Andor: Journey to the North, Attack on Titan: Deck Building Game, Apocrypha Adventure Card Game, Manhattan Project: Energy Empire, Rising 5: Runes of Asteros, Colony, Black Orchestra, The Walking Dead: No Sanctuary, The Stygian Society, Gloomhaven •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com

 RTT Episode 14 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 9751

SOOOO many questions! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:00:25] Games of Interest►►► Hero Realms, Targi Expansion, Angry Ocean, Walking Dead: No Sanctuary, Fabled Fruit, The Bird Told Me To Do It, Mines of Olnak, Legends of Andor: Dark Heroes, Lorenzo the Magnificent •••[00:28:30] Top 10 2p Only Games Revisited •••[00:38:01] Q&A►►► How many games a week? LOAD controversy? Hybrid games? Rethinking dismissed games? What themes would Jen like to see? Scantily clad minis? How to keep collection under control? Most played games? "In the know" games? Overproduced games? LeiriaCon? Do old faves still stand up? The Rahdo effect? Watch it played? What would RRT videosgames look like? What kind of conflict do we avoid? Jen's mic? Standard boardgame review format? Most viewed vids? Best and worst things about RRT? Fave historical period for games? Best games to represent various mechanisms? Why so much ranking? How can I rank with so few plays? Can I leave the cult of the new? Update on Jen's top10? How to get into boardgame graphic design? Why no good boardgames in mainstream stores? What's gaming like in Germany? What were our "next step" games? How to help AP? Gateway to Agricola? Treasure hunting games? Does Jen disagree about games with Rahdo? Are game reviewers too tight with game publishers? Conflict heavy top 10? Table Top audience? •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com


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