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Episode 182 – If You Like Poker, Try…

We’re tackling one of the great games of skill and chance this week as we look at six modern board games you might like if you’re a fan of Poker. Whether you’re getting into modern hobby games or just looking for something new with poker mechanics in it, we have a few you might want to check out.

To kick things off, we asked the listeners our question of the week – what game mechanics they’d like to see in legacy games moving forward.

Then for our acquisition disorders, Anthony looks at Santa Maria: American Kingdoms, a new expansion for Santa Maria coming out at Essen, and Chris looks at Imhotep: The Duel, a two player edition of the award winning game from Phil Walker-Harding.

For our at the table reviews this week, we have a few good ones on tap, starting with Wanted: Rich or Dead and Newton from Anthony, and wrapping up with Gizmos and Container: 10th Anniversary Edition from Chris.

Finally we delve into six games you might like if you’re a fan of poker mechanisms.

  • Question of the Week: 6:42
  • Acquisition Disorders: 11:22
  • Wanted: Rich or Dead Review:15:37
  • Newton Review: 19:29
  • Gizmos Review: 28:00
  • Container 10th Anniversary Edition Review: 34:46
  • If You Like Poker, Try…: 42:29

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    Anthony lives and plays games in Pittsburgh, PA. A lover of complex strategy, two player war games, and area control, Anthony is always eager to try a new game, even if he's on rule-reading duty.

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