In Episode 51, the Low Player Count crew discusses a multitude of boardgaming terms from solo vs solitaire to automa vs AI, why they matter, and why rulebooks should be well-written. They also chat about Raxxon from Plaid Hat Games, give away a copy of Targi, and tell you to support Watch It Played’s Season 7.
In Episode 50, the Low Player Count crew discusses the BGG Top 50 games: what they have played, what they enjoy, and if any of these things matter. They discuss their recent partnership with Game Surplus and briefly recap Origins 2017.
In Episode 49, the Low Player Count crew discusses a slew of micro-topics from our listeners, the future of LPC swag, and we reminisce about the 90s.
In Episode 48, the Low Player Count crew discusses a ridiculous amount of short games. They also launch the new website, talk about bad TV from the early 90s, our allying with Punchboard Media, and they remind you that LPC will be at Origins.
In Episode 47, the Low Player Count crew discusses the “worst” things about solo gaming, while also talking about Charterstone playtesting and convention season!
In Episode 46, the Low Player Count crew returns to the Popular Mechanics series to discuss deckbuilders. They also talk about some of their favorite non-boardgame related podcasts.
In Episode 45, the Low Player Count crew kicks off year three with a discussion on Epic Games! They also talk about some of the kickstarters they are the most excited about.
In Episode 44, the Low Player Count crew celebrates its two-year birthday with friends and others. It is off the rails from the beginning. They talk about Vigilante Gaming Bar and also how to deal with people asking about Game Recommendations.
In Episode 43, the Low Player Count crew discusses Falling Out of Love with Games, while also discussing our picks for the Golden Geek Nominations
In Episode 42, the Low Player Count crew answers a ton of mini-topics and questions that normally wouldn’t fill an entire episode. They also discuss the Golden Geek Awards, all while quoting their favorite Douglas Adams lines.
In Episode 41, the Low Player Count crew sits down to discuss Lore in games, what draws them in, and what makes a good lore. They also banter about games they have recently acquired and games they want to get rid of.
In Episode 40, the Low Player Count crew returns to its Popular Mechanics series with a discussion about Hand Management Games. They also banter about rules forum etiquette, premium BGGcon tickets, and remind people that their shirts exist!
In Episode 39, the Low Player Count crew discusses the stigma of solo gaming, why we do it, and a slew of quotes from the guild on the topic. They also give away a copy of Agricola: Master of Britain, discuss the Slack channel, and kickoff the New Year.
In Episode 38, the Low Player Count crew recaps some of their favorite games of 2016, top moments of the podcast, and envision what the future might hold. The crew also discusses chatting while playing solo games, their Slack Channel, and also have a solo wargaming giveaway!
In Episode 37, the Low Player Count crew serves up a double portion of meat! They kick it off with a recap of BGGcon 2016, their favorite moments and most exciting games, and then onto a comparative discussion between Arkham Horror: The Card Game and The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game. They also discuss the Stonemaier Games Charity Auction Giveaway that ends December 6th!
In this episode, the Low Player Count crew is joined by friend, gamer, and Board With Life personality, Chris Bryan, to discuss our favorite convention: BGGcon 2016, what to do, events, games we’re excited about, and more!
In Episode 35, the Low Player Count crew discusses hype in the boardgaming industry. Do you build into the hype or get caught up in it? Whose job is it to perpetuate the hype? They also talk about BGGcon, future episodes, all while Travis tries not to drool about his copy of A Feast For Odin.
In Episode 34, the Low Player Count crew discusses tableau building games. They also talk about the recently-revealed BGGcon news, etymology, and open up preorders for the new LPC shirts!
In Episode 33, the Low Player Count crew discusses games that are outside of their comfort zones and how playing them can be a good and bad thing. They also discuss the news about Fantasy Flight splitting with Games Workshop, a couple of games to preorder, and the idea behind an Essen preview list.