Tuesday, April 06, 2010

SnoutCast #10: Two or More Players

New weekly format! We're alternating between puzzle hunt and general gaming topics. This week, we discuss the merits of certain tabletop games, especially in two-player versus more-than-two-player configurations.


[ Download mp3 - 26 MB ]

00:00 - a snappy teaser
02:00 - new format and topic, apropos of Gamestorm
03:29 - stressors in Last Night on Earth
07:18 - Settlers of Catan vs. Catan Card Game
09:24 - adding a third wheel, I mean player
11:20 - how to beat Curtis at board games
12:46 - bidding and other multi-player interactions
18:13 - making one-player games into two-player experiences
19:00 - anthropomorphizing video game AIs (or not)
20:50 - "Where's the not having fun button?"
22:46 - plug: DASH 2, in ten cities across the USA on April 24th!
23:27 - this anecdote would be really funny if you knew Brian Rosen, and I hadn't misquoted him
24:55 - DeeAnn's Kruschev impression
26:44 - Next Week: Game Themes!

Music: instrumentals from "Code Monkey" and "Re: Your Brains" by Jonathan Coulton

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