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Tonight Dan and Chris share their initial impressions of Tiny Epic Western and Champions of Midgard.

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Show Notes

0:00:35 Introductions
Dan Patriss (@geekjockblog & geekjock on BGG) drinking a Stella Artois and a Harpoon Big Squeeze Shandy

Chris Kirkman (@dicehateme & ckirkman on BGG) drinking a Laphroaig 10yr Scotch

0:01:28 Kirkman’s last day of class (teaching Intro to Graphic Design at UNC-CH)
0:02:34 Sports Talk

0:08:21 Dominion app released
0:10:41 Stronghold Games preorder closing on The Golden Ages / Porta Nigra / Stronghold 2nd Edition on 12/13/15
0:11:06 Stronghold Games to publish New Dawn
0:13:47 Thread for discussing Top 10 games since Essen 2014 to be posted in guild soon
0:14:45 Greater Than Games holiday sale
0:15:46 Dan played Sentinels of the Multiverse app some more
0:17:27 Dice Hate Me 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Games We Have Been Playing
0:19:38 The Bloody Inn / Bottom of the 9th
0:21:56 Roll For It / Batman: Love Letter
0:22:51 Pandemic: Legacy
0:24:50 Roll for the Galaxy
0:27:37 Lords of Waterdeep with Scoundrels of Skullport

Tiny Epic Western
Gamelyn Games Link
0:33:16 Introduction
0:38:21 Rules Overview
0:57:13 Setup/Rules Accessibility/Poker Mechanism
1:06:32 Game Length
1:08:20 Shootout
1:12:50 Final Impressions

1:15:49 Speculation on next mechanism for Tiny Epic series
1:17:35 Joraku

Champions of Midgard

1:18:32 Introduction
1:20:42 Overview
1:27:13 Components
1:30:51 Final Impressions
1:34:45 Replayability
1:39:10 Randomness
1:43:07 Comparison to Lords of Waterdeep
1:51:40 Variable Player Powers

1:57:58 Comparison of 2-Player Experience of Champions of Midgard and Tiny Epic Western
1:58:58 Cost of Champions of Midgard. Consider purchasing at Miniature Market.
2:00:31 Tiny Epic Western evolution of the Tiny Epic series
2:03:31 Dan and Chris encourage getting others into the hobby

Games to Consider Using
Forbidden Island
Roll For It
Belle of the Ball
Machi Koro
Ticket to Ride
Stone Age
Star Realms

Wrap Up
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