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Episode 93: Planet Unknown, Strong Tower Gaming Convention, and More

In Episode 93 of the WiscoDice podcast, we talk with Kevin from the Strong Tower Gaming Convention. Conesy, Brian, Matt, and Justin share their thoughts on the new title form Adam’s Apple Games, Planet Unknown. They also discuss games they’ve been playing and provide an update on hobby projects.

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Episode Show Notes

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Games Featured in this Episode

  • Golem
  • Publisher: Cranio Creations
  • Players: 1-4
  • Play Time: 90-120 min
  • Ark Nova
  • Publisher: Capstone Games
  • Players: 1-4
  • Play Time: 90-150 min

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Hobby Corner

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Top 5 Tips to Having a Blast at Gen Con

I have been to Gen Con since it was hosted in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Over more than the last decade, it’s become an annual pilgrimage to Indianapolis for the best four days in gaming. Over that time I have learned a few tips that I wish I knew the first time I went. Here are my top 5 tips to having a blast at Gen Con!

Conesy and Suzanne at Gen Con 2021!!!

Board Game Brunch: Floriferous and Sweet

April showers brought May flowers to us. Enjoy a flowery game of Floriferous and some sweet cupcakes decorated like flowers.

The Game…Floriferous

Floriferous by Pencil First Games has you walking through your garden, collecting flowers for your arrangements. The game says it is a relaxing game, and it does feel like a nice relaxing set collection game.

Even is another player takes a card you want, there are still at least 2 other good options to choose from. Our game was close, with scores of 25 (Consey) to 31 (Suzanne). I envision Floriferous being pulled out as a nice filler game on game days or when we are playing with less competitive gamers.

The Food…Cupcake Flowers

Brunch consisted of delicious coffee and cupcakes. Fun, sugary, giant cupcakes decorated like flowers. Nice and relaxing brunch.

And Beyond…

Looking for other Board Game Brunch Games and Food Parings? Check them out here: http://wiscodice.com/category/games/board-games/board-game-brunch/. Have a game or food you would like to see paired for an upcoming Board Game Brunch? Let us know via social media.

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Episode 92: Top 3 Games for 6 or More

In Episode 92 of the WiscoDice podcast, we meet the creator of the game Tin Spin, by Surprisingly Fun Games. The hosts also share their top games that play 6 or more. They also discuss games they’ve been playing and update on hobby projects.

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Episode Show Notes

  • Games We’ve Been Playing ….. 00:54
  • Hobby Corner ….. 21:52
  • Surprisingly Fun Games Interview….. 26:23
  • Top Games for 6 or More ….. 45:48

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Games Featured in this Episode

  • Tin Spin
  • Publisher: Surprisingly Fun Games
  • Players: 2-6
  • Live on Kickstarter until May 25, 2022
  • Scythe with Invaders from Afar Expansion
  • Publisher: Stonemaier Games
  • Players: 1-6
  • Play Time: 120 min
  • Mysterium
  • Publisher: Libellud
  • Players: 2-7
  • Play Time: 45 min

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Hobby Corner

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Beyond the Show

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Board Game Brunch: Sharing Donuts with Iron Man

What better way to spend Sunday morning than with sharing a Randy’s donut and coffee with Iron Man? No Randy’s Donuts here in Madison, but we enjoyed some delicious donuts from Greenbush Bakery. After fueling up, we went and had Iron Man and Hulk battle Ultron in Marvel Champions.

The Game…Marvel Champions

Marvel Champions, by Fantasy Flight Games, is a cooperative card game where each player is a Marvel superhero, working to defeat a villain. This is a great game where you are immersed in the role you choose and each player deck is built to maximize the hero’s strengths. I played as Hulk and had fun smashing the villain each round. Consey played as Iron Man and spent the early part of the game building his tech up.

Our game seemed to be going pretty well and we felt as if we were gaining ground, until Hulk died. Once that happened, it was up to Iron Man to finish off Ultron. Unfortunately, the suit hadn’t been fully built up before Hulk died, which gave him an uphill battle. He fought valiantly, but ultimately Ultron got away.

The Food…Donuts and Coffee

Brunch consisted of delicious coffee and donuts. The best donut place around here is Greenbush Bakery. We picked up some great donuts and enjoyed our Iron Man inspired breakfast.

And Beyond…

Looking for other Board Game Brunch Games and Food Parings? Check them out here: http://wiscodice.com/category/games/board-games/board-game-brunch/. Have a game or food you would like to see paired for an upcoming Board Game Brunch? Let us know via social media.

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