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Episode 81 – If You Like 7 Wonders, Try… (Enter Our Contest!)

This week is a very special week for a few reasons. First, all four of us got together, not only to record the episode, but to hang out at GenCon! Join Anthony, Chris, Daniel, and Drew to discuss the 8 games you might like if you also like 7 Wonders. We’re also discussing some of our favorite play throughs for games pre-GenCon and we have a very special contest announcement coming up as part of the Dice Tower Network’s special CoolStuffInc contest series.

Win $50 from CoolStuffInc!

We’re having a contest! As part of the Dice tower Network’s special August contest, BGA is holding a contest for your chance to win $50. You can enter every single week for your chance to win. Each week we’ll have a special way for you to enter – at the end of August, we’ll hold a drawing and the winner will receive $50 from CoolStuffInc.

ENTER HERE

AND, that winner will be put into a drawing for $500 in credit from CoolStuffInc from the Dice Tower Network, which will be announced live by Tom Vasel on September 1st.

Enter the Contest

To enter the contest for this week, click the link below and fill out the survey. It’s a short one – share your answers and you’ll be entered. This survey form will remain up for the entire contest.

At the Table

This week, at the table, each of the guys has one game they’ve gotten to the table lately. Anthony discusses Glen More which he got a chance to play at DexCon with Dave and Chris, Chris discusses Viceroy which he recently got from his Kickstarter backing, Drew talks about Shadows over Camelot, and Daniel discusses Apocalypse World and Legend of the Elements.

Feature: If You Like 7 Wonders, Try…

This week on our special “if you like…” segment, we’re discussing 8 games you might like if you also like 7 Wonders, including games that utilize Tableau Building, Set Collection, Card Drafting, and Variable Player Powers as mechanics.

Final Round

For the final round this week, Drew asks which board game series has earned the right to churn out endless expansions (like Hollywood) that we’ll keep buying. Each of us shares one game that we would consider well worth expanding over and over again!

Listen to Episode 81

  • Intro: Cool Stuff Inc. Contest! (Enter here)
  • ?Shout it From the Tabletop: 5:02?
  • Acquisition Disorder: 16:21
  • At the Table: 26:03
  • Feature: If You Like 7 Wonders, Try…: 42:49
  • Final Round: Favorite Franchise Games: 59:51

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  • Anthony

    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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