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Talking about Gaming the Irish Way!

Apr 27, 2011

Exp:  Having delved sufficiently into delicious purchases made during con season, Shane, humbug, Cillian and Liam review two board games that both, like, have boards.  And maps and multiple players and counters.  Features:

  • Sid Meier's Civilisation
  • Eagle Games, makers of the old crap version
  • Unthematic inclusion of colonial America
  • Tech advances
  • How to fight
  • Racial abilities
  • Board or computer version?  We don't provide an answer.
  • Twilight Struggle
  • Board game or card game?  Eh, both.
  • Simulating the Cold War mentality
  • DEFCON as a game mechanic
  • The race to the stars!
  • Special Olympics
  • The balance issue
  • Thud!
  • Zip-lock bag fanboyism
  • The Irish Twilight Struggle Championships

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