Show # 10: Captain Treasure Boots and Boardgame Ports

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Arrrgggghh!!!! Those two wharf rats that go by the names-o-Mark and Jeff be runnin out thar cannons ta take on thar olde rival -ye Black Privateer! It's time for our second annual International Talk Like a Pirate Gameopolis Podcast. Mark and Jeff sail from port to port in search of a number of eclectic gaming related topics. After starting with the Dusty Old Box --a dusty olde treasure chest to be more exact-- we address some Listener Feedback and then launch into our first main topic --our Pirate themed Talk-Like-A-Pirate game: Cheapass Games' Captain Treasure Boots. Jeff gives us a brief over view of Capt Treasure Boots and describes his tricked-out copy featuring little teeny tiny pirate ships purchased from an online jewelry supply store. We'll post pictures of these teeny tiny square-riggers on the Gameopolis Flickr Page. Next, Mark and Jeff set sail in search of games ported from the tabletop to the portable electronic device. We span old and new games that have "crossed over to the other side". Lastly, we flip this topic on its head and discuss games --one in particular-- that has made this trek in the opposite direction: Skirmish Wars Advance Tactics. Jeff talks about his version of SWAT that he will be taking up to the Carnage 2010 Gaming Convention. And so this episode ends with a teaser for Carnage 2010.

  • 00:00:00 Prelude and Pirattitude
  • 00:01:04 Dusty Olde Treasure Chest
  • 00:11:40 Listener Feedback
  • 00:22:46 Mark's Phoning-it-in, Jeff's Higglety Pigglety
  • 00:24:12 Captain Treasure Boots
  • 00:39:20 Tabletop-to-Mobile App: crossing the line
  • 01:07:49 Carnage 2010 teaser: Jeff's Skirmish Wars Advance Tactics
  • 01:12:15 Sign-off

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Stay tuned for Show 10.5, a session report of one of the games we just talked about, coming very soon!

 

Direct download: Gameopolis_10.mp3
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Show #9.5 Session Report: Pizza Box Football

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Mark and Jeff take the Session Report format back to its roots in show 9.5. This Session Report is true to our original vision: an overview of the feel of the game, our general impressions, the main thoughts and choices we had in a typical game turn. We talk about what we liked and didn't like about it. At 18 minutes 10 seconds, this show is just long enough to listen to while enjoying a couple slices of pizza! Check out some pics of Pizza Box Football on our Gameopolis Flickr Page.

  • 00:00:00 Prelude
  • 00:01:53 Session Report: Pizza Box Football
  • 00:17:12 Sign-off

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Stay tuned for Show 10.0, coming to all premier theaters in Gameopolis City very soon!

 

Direct download: Gameopolis_09_5.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:40pm EDT
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