October 17, 2017
Episode 135 The Old School
Joe and T.C. take us on a museum tour of sorts as we examine games that come from a bygone era : pre-1990’s! What games have maintained their ability to entertain throughout the years? Listen and find out on this week’s episode of The Good, the Board, and the Ugly.
Joe S.- Exit The Pharoah’s Tomb
TC- Arkham Horror: TCG (first cycle with Carissa ) Yes, there will be spoilers!
Trent’s list as told by Joe:
Acquire, Sleuth, Focus, Bazaar, Venture, Monad, really anything designed by Sid Sackson
Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective
1830, Dune, Civilization, pretty much anything with an Avalon Hill logo
Axis and Allies, Fortress America, any other MB Gamemaster games
Cosmic Encounter, though I despise it
T.C.’s list (or empirical evidence disputing Vasal’s Second ‘Law’)
Obligatory Honorable Mention: 1830 Railways and Robber Barons 1986 Francis Tresham
Wiz War 1983 Tom Jolly
Shadowlord! 1983 Brad Stock Parker Brothers
The Keep 1983 Darwin Bromley, David B. Bromley, Bill Fawcett, James D. Griffin
Dragonlance 1988 Michael S. Dobson, Scott Haring, Warren Spector
Dragons of Glory 1986 Tracy Hickman, Douglas Niles
The Hunt for Red October 1988 Douglas Niles
Fireball Island 1986 Chuck Kennedy, Bruce Lund
Star Fleet Battles 1979 Stephen V. Cole
Axis and Allies 1981 Larry Harris, Jr.
Rise and Decline of the Third Reich 1974 Don Greenwood, John Prados
And my daughter, Kate, has volunteered to talk about her favorite board game, Cosmic Encounter if you would like to have her on for a bit!
TC- Being peer pressured into playing Legend of the Five Rings, and trying to financially justify 2 more core sets… And holy crap, six packs in six weeks?
Joe S.- The Ohio (The Ruhr)
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