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Miniature wargames hobby blogger and one half of the Average Gamers Podcast tabletop and board games podcast!

Let’s Talk: Keyforge

Join us for the first of our “Let’s Talk” episodes. In these, we plan to talk about a specific game or aspect of the hobby in a little more depth than we would in a regular episode. In this episode, we discuss Fantasy Flight Games’ unique card game Keyforge!

Keyforge: https://www.keyforgegame.com
https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/products/keyforge/

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We’re back from this year’s UK Games Expo with a bumper episode! We talk through the games we played and the events we attended at this year’s Expo!

Games discussed in this episode:

Carcosa – One Free Elephant: https://www.onefreeelephant.co.uk/Carcosa/Conquest – Para Bellum War Games: https://www.para-bellum.com/
City of Kings – The City of Games: http://thecityofkings.com/
God of War – CMON: https://www.cmon.com/news/cmon-announces-god-of-war-the-card-game
Keyforge – Fantasy Flight Games: https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/products/keyforge/
Microbrew – One Free Elephant: https://www.onefreeelephant.co.uk/Microbrew/
The Mind – NSV: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/244992/mind
Monumental – Funforge: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/funforge/monumental
Photosynthesis – Blue Orange: https://www.blueorangegames.com/index.php/games/photosynthesis
Starship Samurai – Plaid Hat Games: https://www.plaidhatgames.com/games/starship-samurai
Victorian Masterminds – CMON: https://www.cmon.com/product/victorian-masterminds/victorian-masterminds
Villagers – Sinister Fish: https://www.sinisterfish.com/games/villagers/
Wreck ‘n’ Ruin – Dream Big Games: https://wreckandruingame.co.uk/

Episode 13 – Kickstarting our Expo Hype

In this episode we talk about the things we’re looking forward to at this year’s UK Games Expo, as well as a brief discussion about Warhammer Fest 2019.

 

Games discussed on this episode:
Arkham Horror the Card Game
Azul
City of Kings
Colt Express
Dead Men Tell No Tales
The Everrain
Hellboy
Keyforge
The Mind
Rising Sun
Star Trek Ascendancy
Terraforming Mars
The Transformers Trading Card Game
Way of the Panda
X-Wing Miniatures Game

Episode 12 – Spaceships and Satellites

In this episode, the guys discuss what they’ve played lately and go over Adam’s trip to the latest Infinity Satellite Tournament!

Games discussed this episode:
X-Wing: https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/products/x-wing-second-edition/
Transformers Trading Card Game: https://transformers.hasbro.com/en-gb/tradingcardgame
Aristeia The Game: https://aristeiathegame.com/
Arkham Horror: https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/products/arkham-horror-the-card-game/
Infinity The Game: https://www.infinitythegame.com/
Yamatai: https://www.daysofwonder.com/yamatai/en
Twilight Imperium: https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/products/twilight-imperium-fourth-edition/

Episode 11 – RPGeez

In this episode the guys briefly discuss what they played lately, before taking a bit of a dive into first-time GM Lee’s experiences with running his RPGs over the last year!

Games discussed on this episode:
X-Wing 2nd Edition: https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/products/x-wing-second-edition/
Treasure Island: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/242639/treasure-island
Yamatai: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/213893/yamatai
Star Wars RPG: https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/products/star-wars-age-of-rebellion/
Genesys RPG: https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/products/genesys/

Episode 10 – New Year, Old Faces

To kick off 2019 we decided it was best we sat down and talked about what we did over the Christmas break, and the plans we have for the coming 12 months.

Feast your ears!

Games talked about in this episode:
Blackstone Fortress: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/264198/warhammer-quest-blackstone-fortress
X-Wing: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/252328/star-wars-x-wing-second-edition
The Resistance: Avalon: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/128882/resistance-avalon
Destination X: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/223726/destination-x
Yamatai: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/213893/yamatai
Captain Sonar: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/171131/captain-sonar

Game Thoughts: X-Wing Second Edition

Up here in Average Gamer Towers (that’s totally a thing and not something we just made up to make ourselves sound more grandiose than we actually are…) we love a good tabletop game. Fully 50% of our team are MASSIVE Star Wars fans, and so it stands to reason that the first big review we put on our humble little blog is for a game set in the Star Wars universe.

Join us, if you will, in casting your mind back through the mists of time to the the distant past of 2012, where a little company by the name of Fantasy Flight Games released a game that would become one of the biggest selling tabletop games of all time; Merchant of Venus second edition!

Oh, and they also brought out something called Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game.

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