Show #18: Pizza Box Baseball, and Cargo Noir

Too much time has passed, and therefore Mark and Jeff feel the need to sit down and talk about games once again. Since this is a "whole-number episode", they start things off opening up a Dusty Old Box! This Dusty Old Box takes us to places we haven't been before, and then brings us back again.

After the Dusty Old Box, Jeff talks a bit about Pizza Box Baseball, published by the On The Line Game Company. Jeff goes through the rules for all four complexity levels of the game, starting with the most basic ("A-league") and then building through Double-A, Triple-A, and finally "Pro-Ball" level. After Jeff's discussion of Pizza Box Baseball, Marks tells us about Days of Wonder's Cargo Noir. Mark describes the game rules, and then discusses some of the common arguments surrounding the theme of this game, and how the theme contributes to the play experience.

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  • 00:00:00 Prelude
  • 00:01:51 Dusty Old Box
  • 00:11:24 Pizza Box Baseball
  • 00:35:44 Cargo Noir
  • 00:59:45 Signoff

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Stay tuned for Show 18.5 --our session report on one of these fine games-- coming to you faster than line-drive to third base!

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