A History of Surprises-Part Four

In this the final part of the history of Surprised Stare Games, recorded live at Spiel Digital, we talk about the monumental changes that are happening to the company. Listen to the show here:https://fivegamesfordoomsday.libsyn.com/a-history-of-surprises-part-four Download the show here:https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/fivegamesfordoomsday/A_History_of_Surprises-Part_Four.mp3 Support the show here:http://patreon.com/5g4d

Grant Lyon

This week's guest is stand up comic and board game commentator, Grant Lyon. We talk American football, dying on stage and designing games...buy which games did he choose? Listen to the show here: https://fivegamesfordoomsday.libsyn.com/grant-lyon Download the show here:https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/fivegamesfordoomsday/Grant_Lyon.mp3 Support the show here:http://patreon.com/5g4d Telestrations: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/46213/telestrations Champions of Midgard: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/172287/champions-midgard Bang Dice: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/143741/bang-dice-game 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

The Guild Episode 30- Merry Christmas!

Happy Holidays! Ben and Steve sit in the Guild and enjoy a glass of moonshine and reminisce on Christmases past. Listen to the show here:https://fivegamesfordoomsday.libsyn.com/the-guild-episode-30-merry-chirstmas Download the show here:https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/fivegamesfordoomsday/The_Guild_Episode_30-_Merry_Christmas.mp3 Support the show here: https://www.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 3

Enjoy the salad days of Surprised Stare Games. Listen to the show here:https://fivegamesfordoomsday.libsyn.com/a-history-of-surprises-part-3 Download the show here:https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/fivegamesfordoomsday/A_History_of_Surprises-Part_Three.mp3 Support the show here: https://www.patreon.com/5g4d

Volko Ruhnke

This week's guest is ex-CIA analyst and inventor of the COIN series of games Volko Ruhnke. We talk about how the COIN series has crossed over, designing games for the CIA and the gaps in our knowledge of history...but which games did he choose? Listen to the show here: https://fivegamesfordoomsday.libsyn.com/volko-ruhnke Download the show here: https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/fivegamesfordoomsday/Volko_Ruhnke.mp3... Continue Reading →

Matt Leacock on the Pandemic Legacy Series

The release of Pandemic Legacy Season 0 marks the end of the Pandemic Legacy Series and I sit down with Matt Leacock to talk about the new game and his views on the series as a whole. Listen to the show https://fivegamesfordoomsday.libsyn.com/matt-leacock-on-the-pandemic-legacy-series Download the show https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/fivegamesfordoomsday/Matt_Leacock_on_the_Pandemic_Legacy_Series.mp3 Support the show https://www.patreon.com/5g4d

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 →

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