Solosaurus: Episode #78 - The Shores of Tripoli

Welcome to Solosaurus, a podcast about one player board and card games. In this episode, Martin and Michael start saiiiiiiling...taking games awaaayyyyyyy to where they've alllll-ways heard it could beeee...oh wait, this isn't an 80s song by Christopher Cross, but a review of the board game Shores of Tripoli, from Fort Circle Games!
Special Additions: A WHOLE NEW segment called 'What Have You Been Playing,' as well as our Viscounts of the West Kingdom winner, and even more stuff!
  • Intro and Exposition (0:00)
  • What Have You Been Playing? (6:05)
  • Solo Gaming News (13:57)
  • Review Begins/Components (29:39)
  • Gameplay (34:43)
  • Rules (44:30)
  • The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly (48:25)
  • Stomp Discussion (1:07:24)
  • Special Announcement (1:09:56)
  • Final Thoughts (1:12:38)
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Games mentioned in the news portion of this episode:

Other games discussed/mentioned in passing:

  • Paranoia RPG (this is a UK storefront we think, but it will still give you a good background; a Google search works too)