Welcome back friends to the Boardgame Review Room. In this episode we take a look at 1911 Amundsen vs. Scott, a game inspired by the epic race that took place in 1911 and saw the to legendary explorer’s teams compete to be the first human beings to reach the South Pole. This is an asymmetric […]
In this episode, Jenn, Vickey, Dale and myself discuss what have games done for us and our lives, and also what do we think games can contribute to someone’s life. A very meaty subject that made the podcast be a bit longer than we would like, but hopefully you’ll find it insightful.
It was also my pleasure to have Scott F. Gray back in the show. As always, it was a pleasure talking to him, and it was indeed a pleasure to read his book, We Can Be Heroes. We talk about the book and its contents at length, though there are no spoilers, so don’t you worry.
As usual, I will be very honest. I started reading this book because I like the author. It’s not just that I like him as a writer. I like him as a person. A lot. When Scott told me about the book, he said “it’s not a book about games, but it’s about gamers. Would care to read it and review it if it’s any good for your website”