ReCast: TotalCon 2008 – Wargaming Recon #34

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Due to illness and scheduling conflicts Aaron Bostian couldn’t do the show. So, NO NEW EPISODE right now. To make up for it we’re sharing this episode from the vault. The classic episode comes to you from the dark ages where the show had a different name. Since this is a CLASSIC episode some of the links, content, giveaways, contests etc may be out of date or ended.

Don’t worry! Next time we’ll be back with a NEW episode of Wargaming Recon.

Host Jonathan J. Reinhart releases a short show discussing some collectible miniatures (War at Sea and World of Warcraft). The highlight of the show is coverage for TotalCon 2008. This marks the first time Jonathan discussed TotalCon on the show.

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Edo’s Guest Reviews: Targi – Episode 46 (Suzanne Sheldon)

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Targi Game Review

Targi is a fabulous, 2-player game by Andreas Steiger and published by Z-Man Games. It is a worker placement and set collection game, but mixes things up by using intersection points between your vertical and horizontal Targis (on the perimeter) to control inner squares. Tribe cards and resources layer in perfectly to create a great, euro-style, 2-player game.

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Edo’s Game Reviews: Quartex – Episode 45

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Quartex Game Review

Quartex, designed by Tim W.K. Brown and published by CSE Games, is abstract tile matching game where you compete with other player to score the most points by completing symbols on the ties. Double sided tiles, limited combinations, and an interesting scoring mechanic make this a step up puzzle game that puts your brain to work. Think of it as a competitive version of Cirplexed! For 2-5 players.

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Edo’s Guest Reviews: Anomia – Episode 44 (Marguerite Cottrell)

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Anomia Game Review

Anomia is a fabulous, fast-paced party game designed by Andrew Innes and published by Anomia Press. The premise is simple – name a person, place, or thing from the category on another player’s card before they can name one from yours. Part of the delight is enjoying how bad our brains fail in quick-think, high-pressure moments. 3-6 players recommended, but can easily support a few more.

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Edo’s Guest Reviews: Rise! – Episode 43 (George Jaros)

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Rise! Game Review

Rise! a Kickstarter game designed by Michael Coe and published by Crash Games is an abstract tower building, territory control, strategy game with a whole bunch else mixed in. There is an amazing amount of depth and play in this 2 player, 20 minute game that might just be the first Torres / Go hybrid! Well worth picking up (if you can find it).

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Edo’s Guest Reviews: Diamonds – Episode 41 (Tiffany Ralph)

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Diamonds Game Review

Diamonds, designed by Mike Fitzgerald and published by Stronghold Games is an outstanding take on traditional trick taking games like Hearts and Spades. It blows my mind that there never was a Diamonds game made with a traditional set of cards. The inclusion of specific suit abilities adds a fun layer to the usual planning and strategy around trick play order and hand management. Nice game to introduce an old generation of non-gamers into your play sessions.

Check out my review of Tribune on TheOneTAR: http://youtu.be/5yRAASEE5dw

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