Lorenzo Silva

This week's guest is head of Horrible Guild, Lorenzo Silva. We talk about growing up in Italy, being nominated for prestigious awards and the importance of games as products...but which games did he choose? Listen to the show: https://fivegamesfordoomsday.libsyn.com/lorenzo-silva Download the show: https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/fivegamesfordoomsday/Lorenzo_Silva.mp3 Support the show: http://patreon.com/5g4d Agricola: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/31260/agricola Dune: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/121/dune 7 Wonders Duel: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/173346/7-wonders-duel... Continue Reading →

Thoughts on 2020

I close out this most challenging of years with few musings. Listen to the show here: https://fivegamesfordoomsday.libsyn.com/thoughts-on-2020 Download the show here: https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/fivegamesfordoomsday/Thoughts_on_2020.mp3 Support the show here: http://patreon.com/5g4d

Ian Livingstone

This week's guest is founder of Games Workshop and Fighting Fantasy and a true pioneer of British gaming, Ian Livingstone. We discuss Grammar Schools, the beginnings of GW and bringing Lara Croft to the world...but which games did he choose? Listen to the show here: https://fivegamesfordoomsday.libsyn.com/ian-livingstone Download the show here: https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/fivegamesfordoomsday/Ian_Livingstone.mp3 Support the show here:... Continue Reading →

A History of Surprises Part 2

Here is the second part of the history of Surprised Stare Games recorded at Spiel Digital 2020. Listen to the show here:https://fivegamesfordoomsday.libsyn.com/a-history-of-surprises-part-2 Download the show here:https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/fivegamesfordoomsday/A_History_of_Surprises-Part_Two.mp3 Support the show here: https://www.patreon.com/5g4d

Frank West

This week's guest is the owner of City of Games and the designer of Isle of Cats, Frank West. We talk about obsession, computer science and how to run a publisher...but which games did he choose? Listen to the show here:https://fivegamesfordoomsday.libsyn.com/frank-west Download the show here:https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/fivegamesfordoomsday/Frank_West.mp3 Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/5g4d Magic the Gathering: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/463/magic-gathering Werewolf: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/925/werewolf... Continue Reading →

A History of Surprises-Part One

In this special live show recorded at Spiel Digital, the founders of Surprised Stare Games chart their history as a company. Listen to the show here: https://fivegamesfordoomsday.libsyn.com/a-history-of-surprises-part-one Download the show here: https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/fivegamesfordoomsday/A_History_of_Surprises-Part_One.mp3 Support the show here: https://www.patreon.com/5g4d

The Guild w Mark Besada

This week Ben visits the coach of the compound footy team Mark Besada and they talk about what makes the perfect player of board games and also why rolling around in filth is a good thing.   Listen to the show here Download the show here Support the show here.

Phil Walker-Harding

This week's guest is designer Imhotep, Sushi Go! and Bärenpark, Phil Walker-Harding. We talk about falling in love with the NES, winning an SDJ and faith and games...but which games did he choose?   Listen to the show here. Download the show here. Support the show here. Acquire Blokus Race for the Galaxy Tobago One night Ultimate Werewolf

Rob Daviau

This week's guest is the inventor of the legacy system, Rob Daviau. We discuss working at Hasbro, legacy games and branching out on your own...but which games did he choose? Magic: The Gathering A deck of cards. Dungeons and Dragons Codenames 7th Continent Listen to the show here. Download the show here. Support the show here.

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