Garrett's Games and Geekiness
Garrett's Games and Geekiness
Douglas Garrett
Doug Garrett and his wife Shelley discuss and review the strategy/designer board games they play on this weekly podcast. Interviews with notable names in the hobby, along with designers and publishers, are part of the show.
Garrett's Games 933: Ecos: First Continent and Garden Guests
Shelley and I get in some games with the guys, checking out Ecos: First Continent by John D. Clair from AEG and Garden Guests by Stephen Glenn from Van Ryder Games Sponsor the podcast at www.patreon.com/garrettsgames OR check out our extensive list of games that no longer fit on our shelves, but belong on your table: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16ovRDNBqur0RiAzgFAfI0tYYnjlJ68hoHyHffU7ZDWk/edit?usp=sharing  
May 19
19 min
Garrett's Games 932: Cat in the Box Deluxe and Gossip Trip Trix
Shelley and I check out a couple of trick takers originally from Japan First we discuss Gossip Trip Trix by Maeda Jay from Mashika then we try to avoid paradoxes in Cat in the Box Deluxe Edition by Muneyuki Yokouchi from Bezier Games Remember you can sponsor the podcast at www.patreon.com/garrettsgames OR  Check out our extensive list of games for sale and get a cool game that no longer fits on our shelves, but belongs on your table: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16ovRDNBqur0RiAzgFAfI0tYYnjlJ68hoHyHffU7ZDWk/edit?usp=sharing  
May 12
14 min
Garrett's Games 931: Dog Park with New Tricks & Dogs AND Air, Land, & Sea
Shelley and I check out the new dogs and New Tricks available in the expansion to Dog Park by Lottie and Jack Hazell from Birdwood Games then we try a small-box 2-player card game Air, Land, and Sea by Jon Perry from Arcane Wonders Sponsor the podcast at www.patreon.com/garrettsgames  OR  check out our extensive list of games that no longer fit on our shelves, but belong on your table: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16ovRDNBqur0RiAzgFAfI0tYYnjlJ68hoHyHffU7ZDWk/edit?usp=sharing  
May 5
18 min
Garrett's Games 930: 1923 Cotton Club and Autumn
This week it's all about small box games. The first, quick title for 1-2 players is  Autumn by Maria and Enrique Blasco from Devir  then we try one of those small games that play like their bigger brothers in 1923 Cotton Club by Pau Carles from Looping Games Make sure to sponsor the podcast at www.patreon.com/garrettsgames OR help us make room for new games by supporting the podcast and getting some great titles for your own table here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16ovRDNBqur0RiAzgFAfI0tYYnjlJ68hoHyHffU7ZDWk/edit?usp=sharing  
Apr 28
19 min
Garrett's Games 929: Revive + Call of the Abyss Expansion and Amritsar
As promised, Shelley and I get one of last week's big games back to the table with it's recent expansion for a discussion of what that adds in Revive + The Call of the Abyss Expansion by Helge Meissner, Kristian Amundsen Ostby, Eilif Svensson and Anna Wermlund from Aporta Games then we got a great and beautiful mancala-based game on the table with  Amritsar by David Heras Pino from Ludonova
Apr 21
33 min
Garrett's Games 928: Revive Redux and Scholars of the South Tigris
Shelley and I get two HEAVY games to the table this week, re-visiting  Revive by Helge Meissner, Kristian Amundsen Ostby, Eilif Svensson and Anna Wermlund from Aporta Games Scholars of the South Tigris by Shem Phillips and SJ MacDonald from Renegade Game Studios and Garphill Games Support the podcast at www.patreon.com/garrettsgames OR check out the extensive list of games we have for sale that belong on your table! https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16ovRDNBqur0RiAzgFAfI0tYYnjlJ68hoHyHffU7ZDWk/edit?usp=sharing  
Apr 14
35 min
Garrett's Games 927: Apiary and The Gig
Shelley and I play two games that provide variety through various player boards: The Gig by Robb Smigielski, Lewis Shaw, Jamie Gray, and Dann May from Braincrack Games and Apiary by Connie Vogelmann from Stonemaier Games
Apr 7
30 min
Garrett's Games 926: Dune Imperium Uprising and Books of Time
Shelley and I get two heavier games to the table this week. First up is a sequel to a worker placement/deck builder we've enjoyed in the past: Dune Imperium: Uprising by Paul Dennen from Dire Wolf and Legendary then we create cool 3-ring binder books, collect resources and perform actions in Books of Time by Filip Glowacz from Board&Dice
Mar 31
37 min
Garrett's Games 925: Cathedral of Orleans and Djinn
Shelley and I work together to build Orleans' cathedral in the cooperative family game The Cathedral of Orleans by Wolfgang Dirscherl, Markus Müller, and Reiner Stockhausen from dlp games and Matagot then we compete to capture the most genies while collecting resources in Djinn by Benjamin Schwer from Hall Games and Pegasus Spiele
Mar 24
26 min
Garrett's Games 924: Ark Nova + Marine Worlds Expansion and Heart of Venice
Shelley and I add the Marine Worlds Expansion to Ark Nova by Mathias Wigge from Feuerland Spiele and Capstone Games and then roll dice to build canals and ship goods in Heart of Venice by Yuko Y from JrnyCat
Mar 17
33 min
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