A Small Slice of Perfection – Part 2

Today, Ben Maddox corners the affable Paul Grogan (the brain, muscle and undergarment behind Gaming Rules!) and makes him answer our questions three or possibly more.

Dive right in over here.

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3 thoughts on “A Small Slice of Perfection – Part 2

  1. Hi,

    I hope you don’t mind feedback. I like your show (which I stumbled upon by Paul Grogan). But only the parts where you talk about game related stuff and not games. To put it in other words: Your review of Isle of Skye was terrible. You used around 30 minutes to explain why you like or don’t like a game. I’m not interested in finding that ONE game, and I’m pretty sure that your other listeners are not either. Just highlight what makes the game a good game and then the listeners can make the rest out themselves.

    For me that means: The awesome mechanic how much I bid for my tiles in either the hope that someone picks it up and I make a lot of money or none picks up and I save a lot of money. This is the key point that makes the game so awesome. The nice scoring mechanic that changes a lot over the game and the high variety as there are so many different things that can score that no two games feel alike. The developer put it in a nice way: It is Carcassonne meets Kingdom Builder. And in my eyes that description fits perfectly.

    So think again about your review and leave the rest as it is, as that is perfect.

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      1. Don’t worry I subscribed to your RSS feed. 🙂

        Another information for you: Essen derives it’s name from Esse which is the German word for forge. It is in the middle of a big coal area, which makes this name even more understandable.

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