Dice Tower Network Podcast: Four Corners

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Four Corners Episodes

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In this episode Dean and Graeme look at our least favourite mechanisms (or mechanics if you prefer).

We discuss mechanisms in games, and do we avoid or insta-buy games based solely on mechanisms?

We then do our Top 5 Least Favourite Mechanisms but with a Game we like the Mechanisms in (ok, it sounds confusing, but listen to the episode to find out what I mean!)

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In this episode Dean and Graeme look at our least favourite mechanisms (or mechanics if you prefer).

We discuss mechanisms in games, and do we avoid or insta-buy games based solely on mechanisms?

We then do our Top 5 Least Favourite Mechanisms but with a Game we like the Mechanisms in (ok, it sounds confusing, but listen to the episode to find out what I mean!)

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We are all back together (mostly) - but we still managed to be a week late on this podcast. We start off the podcast by looking at some games we were able to play

Whitehall Mystery
Gloomhaven
Inis
7th Continent
Lanterns

We then have a deep dive into Noria. We start off with theme (?) and components, and we talk about the main mechanisms of the game - the very interesting player wheel and the "stock market". What did we think of the game? Listen to find out how high (or low) Noria reached?

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We are all back together (mostly) - but we still managed to be a week late on this podcast. We start off the podcast by looking at some games we were able to play

Whitehall Mystery
Gloomhaven
Inis
7th Continent
Lanterns

We then have a deep dive into Noria. We start off with theme (?) and components, and we talk about the main mechanisms of the game - the very interesting player wheel and the "stock market". What did we think of the game? Listen to find out how high (or low) Noria reached?

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Dean and Graeme have a look at gamer envy/jealousy. We start off by talking about shelfies - are they to make people jealous of your collection? Have we felt envious of a game/kickstarter/blinged game? What about people going to cons?

We then do our top 5 Games in the other person collection we wish we had in ours.

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Dean and Graeme have a look at gamer envy/jealousy. We start off by talking about shelfies - are they to make people jealous of your collection? Have we felt envious of a game/kickstarter/blinged game? What about people going to cons?

We then do our top 5 Games in the other person collection we wish we had in ours.

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On this episode, Dean and Graeme look at mastering games. What does that mean to us? Have we mastered any games? What does mastering a game mean to the enjoyment of a game?

We then do our Top 5 Games We Want to Master.

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On this episode, Dean and Graeme look at mastering games. What does that mean to us? Have we mastered any games? What does mastering a game mean to the enjoyment of a game?

We then do our Top 5 Games We Want to Master.

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We are a week late and a host short! Graeme just got back from vacation and Lella just left for vacation so this episode is a little later than planed.
Needless to say we start by talking about some games we've played :

Ticket to Ride France and Old West
Orphans and Ashes
Resistance
Saboteur 2
Mechs vs. Minions
London
Twilight Imperium 4
Good Society

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We are a week late and a host short! Graeme just got back from vacation and Lella just left for vacation so this episode is a little later than planed.
Needless to say we start by talking about some games we've played :

Ticket to Ride France and Old West
Orphans and Ashes
Resistance
Saboteur 2
Mechs vs. Minions
London
Twilight Imperium 4
Good Society

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