Episode 69 Welcome To: New Las Vegas first look Plus Xia Legends of a Drift System Finally On the Table

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Intro Banter - This is the (mostly) unscripted intro to the show! We catch up, play games, talk about games that perhaps did not make the main show, and just gab, Welcome!

First Impressions – We talk about the first time with a title, from the acquisition to the first look, to the first play and deliver thoughts in writing and on the show. This Episode:

Larry: Welcome To New Las Vegas Designed by Alexis Allard & Benoit Turpin Published by Deep Water Games Released in 2020.

Alex: Thor, Black Widow, Dr. Strange From Marvel Champions: The Card Game Designed by

Michael Boggs, Nate French, Caleb Grace Published by Fantasy Flight Games Released in 2020 (Base Card game released in 2019)

On the table - We will examine what the game is like when played, we need to personify that experience, this should be impersonal experience wise, but cover angles and what to expect from the title, cover components, setting, rules and the overall atmosphere.

This Time we cover Xia Legends of a Drift System! Designed by Cody Miller Published By Far Off Games Released in 2014

Rules- This covers everything in the Rule book from setup to actually communicating what you are doing when you play.

Components- Every piece in the box, this can also cover table presence, what does it look like when it is all laid out.

Play- How does the game play, is it smooth, what are the fun interactions, what does it encourage.

Theme- What does the title do with its theme, how does it use it to further the narrative of the game and provide atmosphere for those playing.

Lighthouse Spotlight - This segment is filled with “hidden” Gems we believe are due more time in the spotlight than they get! Pay attention to genre and theme here and if it's up your alley, go and get it, it's a safe bet!

Larry: In Vino Morte Designed by Chris Anderson Published by Button Shy Games Released in 2016.

Alex: Campy Creatures (Second Edition) Designed by Mattox Shuler Published by Keymaster Games Released in 2017

Further Games Discussed -

Star Wars Rebellion Designed by orey Konieczka Published by Fantasy Flight Games Released in 2016

Risk: Star Wars Edition Designed by James D'Aloisio, Austin Rucker, Craig Van Ness Published by Hasbro Released in 2015

Star Wars LCG Designed by Eric M. Lang Published by Fantasy Flight Games Released in 2012

Star Wars Customizeable Card Game Designed by Tom Braunlich, Jerry Darcy, Chuck Kallenbach, Roland L. Tesh Published by Decipher Released in 1995

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Music: As always from the amazing community of gifted musicians, arrangers, and composers over at ocremix.org go visit and support them for the full project and so much more amazing music!

Intro/Interlude/Outro :

Too Much Calcium / by prophetik music

Original Song: Fossil Valley

From The Album - Chronopolis: Music Inspired by Chrono Cross

Project Page - http://chronopolis.ocremix.org Chronopolis: Music Inspired by Chrono Cross

Original Composers - Yasunori Mitsuda

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