In this episode, Mike talks about Struggle of Empires and finally accepts Moritz' challenge. Mary gives us the news and reviews Cartagena and Cartagena II. Moritz talks about hybrids, and I expand on it with my top ten list of hybrid games. Fubar gives a review of China; and Jeb, Eric, and Tom answer several questions about gaming. Don't forget to enter our latest contest!
Contributor: Eric Summerer
Eric Michael Summerer is a voice actor and producer whose voice has been heard in countless commercials and instructional recordings. A graduate of Syracuse University, studying both TV/Radio/Film and Theater, Eric has served as narrator for over one hundred audiobooks, including Arthur C. Clarke’s Childhood’s End (2009 Audie Nominee), Kurt Vonnegut’s God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, and novels set in the Forgotten Realms (Elaine Clark's Songs and Swords series) and Pathfinder Tales (Liane Merciel's Nightglass and Nightblade) universes. Interactive media credits include Mytran Wars, King of Fighters 2006, and Metal Slug 3D. Eric is also the voice of the companion apps for One Night Ultimate Werewolf (Bezier Games) and Dead of Winter: A Crossroads Game (Plaid Hat Games).
Eric’s favorite games include Pandemic, Alien Frontiers, and Merchant of Venus, but he’s willing to try just about anything, from abstract strategy games to (horrors!) the latest version of Monopoly. Eric is active on BoardGameGeek with the username amazingintern, and can be followed on Twitter at @ericsummerer. He also enjoys watching lots of television, listening to novelty music, and fondly remembering his short-lived curling career.
All Content With Eric Summerer
In this episode, Sam discusses playing Marvel Heroes with his wife, and we discuss a recent gaming event. We start two new segments, "Ask Jed", and "72 Second reviews" by Eric Summerer. Moritz gives us another essay, and Mary provides a lot of news. We end out dice tower contest and start a new one for 24/7 and Incan Gold. Finally, Mike Hibbert provides us with a list of his top 10 games.
In this episode, Sam and Dulcy try out St. Petersburg, and Jason talks about "Pop" wargames. Moritz talks about wargaming online, and answers a question about the origins of Eurogames in Germany. Mary gives us the news, along with a review of Struggle for Rome; and we continue our contest for a custom designed Dice Tower. Finally, Eric Summerer gives us his top ten games.