Going Analog

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Podcast #66: Real-time board games, games partners disagree on (guests: 1 Minute Board Games)

Raina and Phil from TikTok-famous 1 Minute Board Games stop by to amicably argue about games!

All the cool kids are on TikTok, so Raina and Phil from 1 Minute Board Games make Christina and Shoe honorary Gen Z-ers this week! We discover Raina's allergy to real-time games, Phil's addiction to Android: Netrunner, and Christina needs to shut up about Innovation.

Our topics for this episode: 

  • Christina (host): Favorite real-time games (3:57)
  • Raina (guest): Which games do you and your partner not agree on? (15:21)
  • Phil (guest): Games that we feel are the epitome of a board game mechanic (35:51)

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The games mentioned in this episode:


  • Don't Get Got

Christina's topic: Favorite real-time games

  • Sorcerer City
  • 5-Minute Marvel
  • Captain Sonar
  • Space Cadets: Dice Duel
  • Magic Maze

Raina's topic: Which games do you and your partner disagree on?

  • Azul: Summer Pavilion
  • Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra
  • Azul
  • Memoir '44
  • BattleLore
  • Cthulhu Wars
  • War of the Ring
  • Werewolf
  • Werewords
  • Innovation
  • Glory to Rome
  • Medieval Academy
  • Cosmic Encounter
  • Android: Netrunner
  • Star Wars: Rebellion
  • Chess
  • Exit: The Game
  • Unlock

Phil's topic: Which games epitomize certain board game mechanics?

  • Chinatown
  • Twilight Imperium
  • Dominion
  • Ascension
  • Moonrakers
  • Lords of Waterdeep
  • Agricola
  • Caverna: The Cave Farmers
  • The Quacks of Quedlinburg
  • Deep Sea Adventure
  • Clank!

Final thoughts

  • Targi
  • Hadrian's Wall