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A podcast dedicated to solitaire board gaming.

December 1, 2016

1P 114 - Wargames

After a hearty Thanksgiving, Albert and Julius return with Travis (of Low Player Count) and Chris (of Print and Play Patrol) to talk about wargames, including a general discussion of solitaire war games and what defines a war games. After some general recommendations, everyone joins in to review Agricola: Master of Britain.

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November 15, 2016

1P 113 - Freedom: The Underground Railroad

Julius returns, along with a great many guests and interviews. Albert interviews Morten Pederson about his upcoming projects, Julius interviews Stephen Buonocore about Stronghold games, and Albert comes back to interview the designers of the kickstarter game Luminous Age. Finally, Albert and Julius review Freedom: The Underground Railroad (but Albert nearly falls asleep before the podcast finishes).

 

Show notes:

  • 00:01 - Interview with Morten Pederson
  • 00:14 - Intro and general discussion
  • 00:17 - Interview with Stephen Buonocore
  • 00:53 - Kickstarter section:
    • 00:54 - Peacekeepers
    • 00:57 - Wordsy
    • 01:02 - ExSpelled
    • 01:05 - Interview about Luminous Age
  • 01:34 - Review of Freedom: The Underground Railroad
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October 30, 2016

1P 112 - The Solo System

In Episode 112 Albert & guest host Chris discuss the recently wrapped up Solo Print & Play design contest.  We look at the top winners and a few honorable mentions.  We also have a brief KS segment in which we show off just how good Julius really is at Kickstarter stuff.

Intro stuff
Kickstater (5:55)
 - Peacekeepers (6:00)
 - Starcade (10:26)
 - Spires (15:35)
PnP contest discussion + review (21:00)
 - Artisans (27:20)
 - The Shooting Party (35:00)
 - The Solo System (43:50)
 - The Bogey (1:11:15)
 - Feathers and Wax (1:14:55)
 - Mech Capture (1:18:15)
 - Photon Galactic Traders (1:21:05)
 - Sudoku Killers (1:36:00)
What we've been playing (1:39:00)
Be The Hero Series (1:39:15)
 - Knights
 - Captive
Descent 2nd Ed (1:44:20)

What's it missing? (1:48:55)
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October 16, 2016

1P 111 - LotR Adventure Deck Game + The Networks

Like two hobbits with the same birthday, Albert & Julius celebrate the eleventy-first episode by covering two games.  First we look at the Lord of the Rings Adventure Card Game then we look at the Networks.  There is off course the usual KS segment and a quick chat on what we've been playing.  Oh, and don't forget, we fix one of these games by adding in the missing piece.


Introduction (0:00:40)
What we've bee playing (00:01:35)
 - Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu
 - Pandemic Legacy
 - Airborne Commander
 - LotR: LCG
 - Wizard's Academy
 - Tiny Epic Western
 - Scout
Kickstarter (00:10:40)
 - Rising 5 (BGGKickstarter)
Lord of the Rings Adventure Deck Game (BGG) (00:21:47)
The Networks (BGG) (00:39:36)
What's it Missing? (01:16:11)
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September 26, 2016

1P 110 - Far Space Foundry

Julius and Albert are working the space stations in this episode. Join us in the far reaches for an exploration of the game Far Space Foundry, along with our regular kickstarter and new games discussions. Albert also takes some time off for a poetry recital as he announces the winner of our most recent giveaway.

  • Opening Chat
    •  Octodice
    • Pandemic the cure expansion
    •  Pandemic Cthulhu
    •  WHQACG
  • Kickstarter (00:11)
    • Ray Master
    • Adventuria
    • Sagrada
    • Bethel Woods
  • Review of Far Space Foundry (00:33)
  • What’s It Missing (1:09)
  • Contest results (1:16)

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September 13, 2016

1P 109 - Shadowrun: Crossfire

Episode 109 is here!  This time Albert describes Shadowun: Crossfire.  This is a deck buidling game set in classic cyperpunk Shadowrun universe.  Also Julius interviews B.J. Galley and Brad Lawrence on their upcoming re-Kickstarter game, Victoriana.  Plus most of the usual stuff.

00:00:39 - Welcome everybody
00:02:46 - Hostage Negotiator (BGGHostage cards)
00:06:09 - Guilds of London (BGG)
00:06:59 - Too many solo games?
00:09:33 - Kickstarter
00:09:33 -  Card Rogue (BGGKS)
00:16:12 -  Victoriana (BGGKS)
00:17:29 - Victoriana Interview
00:47:58 - Shadowun: Crossfire (BGG)
01:28:57 - Whats it missing?

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August 31, 2016

1P 108 - Warhammer Quest: Adventure Card Game

Welcome back from GenCant. Albert and Julius return to talk about some new games, Gencon announcements, and a contest. We also review Warhammer Quest: the Adventure Card Game, a campaign card game. As a bonus review, Julius talks about Manhattan Project: Chain Reaction, a filler and solo-friendly game.

00:00 - Gencon and general chat
00:18 - Print-and-Play Patrol
00:35 - Recent Games and a Giveaway
00:39 - Review of Warhammer Quest Adventure Card Game
01:16 - Review of Manhattan Project: Chain Reaction
01:35 - The Great Debate: What's It Missing?
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July 31, 2016

1P 107 - Samurai Spirit

It's the Solitaire PnP Design contest time of the year.  We have a long chat with Chris Hansen regarding the contest.  First we look at the normal news and Kickstarter stuff.  After we do the normal game review stuff.  This time, we look at Samurai Spirit by Antoine Bauza.  It's a neat little co-op game for the math lover & film buff in you.

0:00:35 - Welcome
0:02:11 - News
0:02:17  -  VPG is moving (VPG)
0:12:04  -  Mansions of Madness 2nd edition (BGG, FFG here and here)
0:17:06  -  1 Player guild keeps growing! (BGG here and here)
0:18:57 - Kickstarter report
0:19:02  -  Hostage Negotiator: Crime Wave (BGGKS)
0:25:46  -  Fire of Eidolon (BGGKS)
0:30:56  -  Fate of the Elder Gods (BGGKS)
0:37:54  -  The Game of Energy (BGGKS)
0:45:18 - PnP Patrol: Solitaire PnP Design Contest (BGGBGG 2016)
1:29:14 - Samurai Spirit (BGG)
2:01:31 - What's it Missing?
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July 29, 2016

GenCantSoloCon Ep. 2 - Pre-Registration Event

GenCantSoloCon is right around the corner. Julius comes back to announce the opening of the official geeklist and the start of the pre-registration event. For more details listen to the podcast, or follow the links to the official geeklist:

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July 19, 2016

1P 106 - Castle Panic

Albert and Julius (who arrived a bit late) are joined by Mikolaj, designer of a Hostage Negotiator expansion and long time listener. Everyone talks about Mikolaj’s gaming history, some kickstarter games, and all about Castle Panic and its expansions and rethemes. And there’s a contest at the end.

Show notes:

  • News (00:02)
    • 1 Player Guild grows in membership
    • Spiel predictions (00:03)
  • About Mikolaj and upcoming Hostage Negotiator expansions (00:05)
  • Kickstarter (00:40)
    • Crisis (00:41)
    • Hero: Prepare your champion (00:48)
    • Dungeon Time (00:52)
    • Darkness Sabotage (00:57)
  • Castle Panic Review (01:01)
  • What’s It Missing (01:38)
  • Contest: Maquis for iOS and Android release (01:44)
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