Cubepushers – Episode 4

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Time Stamps:

  • Session Reviews:0:00:00
    • Hawaii: 0:00:46
    • Panic Station 0:12:30
    • 7 Wonders 0:18:40
    • Qwirkle 0:35:20
    • Elfenland 0:42:11
    • Chromino 0:48:03
    • Descent: Journeys in the Dark 2nd Edition: 0:55:20
    • Infiltration: 1:00:30
    • Trajan: 1:01:50
    • Lost Cities iOS: 1:07:22
  • News: 1:12:08
  • Game v Game: 1:24:40
  • One and Done: 1:39:14

In this episode Bill and Chris give Session Reviews for Rio Grande Games’ Hawaii and Elfenland, Stronghold Games’ Panic Station, Repos Production’s 7 Wonders, MindWare’s Qwirkle, and Asmodee’s Chromino. Bill’s iOS game review this week covers Rio Grande Games’ Lost Cities. Finally they wrap up their Session Reviews with Bill giving follow-ups to both Descent: Journey’s in the Dark Second Edition, and Infiltration, and Chris follows-up on Trajan after a second play.

Then in board game news they discuss the latest Wolfgang Kramer/Michael Kiesling game Die Paläste von Carrara, Vlaada Chvatil adds a fifth season to his Dungeon Lords universe with the Festival Season expansion, Nevermore Games tries recruiting Royal Astronautical Engineers via Kickstarter for their latest title Mars Needs Mechanics, and a streamlined successor to Blood Bowl is announced with Mantic Games’ Dreadball – The Futuristic Sports Game.

This week’s Game v Game throws two of Uwe Rosenberg’s babies into the Thunderdome to see which one will make it out alive as Le Havre battles Ora et Labora.Will the French harbor master sink the devout Prior?

Finally, in Bill’s first One and Done, he lambasts a legend as he gets grumpy with El Grande. Let the hate mail begin.

Preview of things to come:
Join the CubePushers next week as they pit two games with unique economic mechanics against one another as Power Grid takes on Wealth of Nations in Game v Game. Then it’s back to Chris’ turn for a Guilty Pleasure as he wallows in worship of the world’s most popular word game, Scrabble.

Happy gaming!