Episode 120: Teotihuacan Expansions – Late Pre-classic Period and Shadows of Xitle, Architects of the West Kingdom, Red7, The Mind
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Episode 120 - Teotihuacan Late Pre-classic Period and Shadow of Xitle , Architects of the West Kingdom, Red 7, The Mind
On this episode Steve, Conor and Mike bring new meaning to the word 'chaos'. Once the dust settles, the lads discuss board gaming statistics - do they keep gaming stats? Why? How do you use/refer to them? Which of our hosts is anti-stats?
In the Sizzling Games segment Steve has explored the expansions to Teotihuacan, Late Pre-classic Period and Shadow of Xitle, and he gives us a rundown on how they significantly improve the game. Conor dived deeper into Architects of the West Kingdom with the Age of Artisans expansion. Meanwhile Mike has been playing the ever-changing Red 7, and also the mind-melding The Mind.
In the Bracket Battle 2.0 we tally up the scores and find out if Too Many Bones or Dwellings of Eldervale took the chocolates. Then, we set-up the next battle: Ganz Schon Clever vs Raiders of the North Sea. Make sure you head to our socials and cast your vote to make sure your favourite goes through to the next round.
Finally in Swear An Oath, Mike has Stone Age still on the shelf and Marvel Champions ready to go, Conor played Raiders of Scythia but hasn't got around to Galaxy's Most Wanted just yet, and Steve played Circadian's First Light and also achieved a new personal best in Hadrian's Wall. New oaths sworn include Scape Goat (Mike), Cloud Age (Conor), The West Kingdom Tomesaga (Steve) and Galaxy's Most Wanted (Steve).
Sizzling Games: Teotihuacan Expansions (6:45), Architects of the West Kingdom (21:20), Red 7 & The Mind (37:07)
Topic of the Pod: Recording Our Gaming Stats (54:12)
Board Game Bracket Battle 2.0: Dwellings of Eldervale vs Too Many Bones (01:15:04)
Swear an Oath: (01:37:25)
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Has this episode left you with a thirst for more? Here are all of the games that we discussed:
Deception: Murder In HongKong (2014) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/156129/deception-murder-hong-kong
Teotihuacan: City of Gods (2018) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/229853/teotihuacan-city-gods
Teotihuacan: Late Preclassic Period (2019) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/270364/teotihuacan-late-preclassic-period
Teotihuacan: Shadow of Xitle (2020) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/293473/teotihuacan-shadow-xitle
Achitects of the West Kingdom (2018) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/236457/architects-west-kingdom
Age of Artisans (2020) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgameexpansion/285235/architects-west-kingdom-age-artisans
Red 7 (2014) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/161417/red7
The Mind (2018) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/244992/mind
Too Many Bones (2017) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/192135/too-many-bones
Dwellings of Eldervale (2020) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/271055/dwellings-eldervale
Ganz Shon Clever (2018) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/244522/s-pretty-clever
Raiders of the North Sea (2015) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/170042/raiders-north-sea
Stone Age (2008) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/34635/stone-age
Marvel Champions: The Card Games (2019) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/285774/marvel-champions-card-game
Scape Goat (2020) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/315043/scape-goat
Raiders of Scythia (2020) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/301880/raiders-scythia
Marvel Champions: Galaxy's Most Wanted (2021) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/315896/marvel-champions-card-game-galaxys-most-wanted
Cloud Age (2020) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/316858/cloudage
Circadians: First Light (2019) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/264052/circadians-first-light
Hadrian's Wall (2021) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/304783/hadrians-wall
The West Kingdom TomeSaga (2020) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/296152/west-kingdom-tomesaga
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