Show #23: Battlestations, and Star Fluxx

In Show 23.0, Mark and Jeff discuss two Cheesy Sci-Fi games -one that is a bit meaty, and one that is very light and fast. But first, it's a Dusty Old Box! Mark describes a Dusty Old Box presented to him by Jeff, all the while trying to avoid an allergic attack.

After the Dusty Old Box segment, Jeff launches us into the show's first main topic: Gorilla Games' super-light sci-fi RPG/boardgame Battlestations. Jeff covers the main game elements and play mechanisms, and Mark and Jeff both discuss the things they love about this game (and a couple of its shortcomings). After Jeff's main segment, Mark covers a late addition to the Fluxx game family: Star Fluxx. Mark covers what few rules there are in this game, and what he finds most amusing about it.

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  • 00:00:00 Prelude
  • 00:04:43 Dusty Old Box
  • 00:19:35 Battlestations by Gorilla Games
  • 00:59:45 Star Fluxx by Looney Labs
  • 01:16:32 Signoff

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Stay tuned for Show 23.5 --our session report on one of these super cheesy sci-fi games-- coming soon.

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