Exploring Games, Episode 20: Exploring 2013

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  • Run Time 1:03:10
  • Artist Chris Norwood
  • Album Exploring Games with GamerChris
  • Track 20
  • Year 2014
  • Genre Games & Hobbies
  • File Name Exploring-Games-Episode-20.mp3
  • File Size 43.38 MB
  • File Type MP3
  • Mime Type audio/mpeg
Audio Info

In finally getting back to the mic after the holidays, this episode is all about wrapping up 2013.  I start off with a little bookkeeping (and announce the winner of the Bruges contest) and discuss (okay, brag) about all the games I got for Christmas.  Then I spend quite a bit of time catching up on all of the games I’ve managed to play over the last 3 weeks or so.  And finally, I round out the show by looking back over 2013 and giving my “awards” for the year, including the official Exploring Games Game of the Year!

Listen, enjoy (hopefully), and feel free to give me feedback either here, via email (gamerchris@bellsouth.net), at my Guild on BoardGameGeek, or on Twitter (@kilroy_locke).

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Links
Dice Tower Season 10 Kickstarter Campaign
BoardGameLinks (look for GamerChris and please give me some love!)
Daniel Solis’ Blog

Time Index
0:28    Intro
6:32    Recently Played Games
7:29    – King of Tokyo
8:19    – Relic Runners
10:37  – Compounded
12:10  – Divinare
13:10  – Crokinole
14:52  – Tapple
16:03  – Time’s Up: Title Recall!
17:37  – Coup
18:23  – Trains
19:33  – Robinson Crusoe (solo)
21:50  – Coup (again)
22:28  – Kakerlakenpoker Royal
24:27  – Escape: The Curse of the Temple
27:00  – Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia
31:08  – Koi Pond
33:45  – Freedom: The Underground Railroad
35:00  – Spyrium
36:59  Exploring 2013 (aka Exploring Games Awards!)
38:13  – Biggest Surprise
40:12  – Biggest Disappointment
41:00  – Favorite Filler
43:00  – Favorite Party Game
43:50  – Favorite Children’s Game
45:40  – Favorite Family/Casual/Gateway Game
47:39  – Favorite Thematic Game
49:30  – Best “Older” Game of the Year
52:38  – Top 5 Games of the Year
57:40  – Exploring Games Game of the Year 2013!
1:01:28 Outro

Music:
A beautiful second before we lose the signal by Ending Satellites on the Free Music Archive