Rank #1: 1P 132 - Arkham Horror: LCG
This is a big episode folks! This time around Julius and Albert invited anybody that wanted to participate to come on the show and chat. We were joined by BGG user SSGMightyMouse. We spent a lot of time talking about just about every aspect of new new-ish Arkham Horror LCG. We also have some news and a discussion of LCG versus "regular" games, in terms of cost.
This is a big big show.
01:45 Escape Room style games
08:20 Publishing solo games for fun or profit
27:20 LCG versus traditional games
42:15 Arkham Horror LCG (BGG)
Jul 24 2017
Rank #2: 1P 092 - Nemo's War (2nd Edition) and the Top 100 Games
- Nemo's War 2nd Edition (BGG)
- Top 100 Solo Games (BGG)
Dec 16 2015
Rank #3: 1P 061 - Rory's Story Cubes
Jul 16 2014
Rank #4: 1P 073 - Tiny Epic Galaxies
Jan 30 2015
Rank #5: 1P 147 - Ex Libris
Journey into the depths of the libraries of the 1 Player Podcast. Join us on the couch as we chat about some of our favorite books of late, including the "Traps Hidden Books" and "You Don't Want to Know."We also talk about Victory Point Games' recent kickstarter for their Graphic Novel Adventures, and about Gem Rush. We then review Ex Libris, a library building worker-placement game. We then return for an extended interview with Taran Kratz, the designer of Helionox (by listener request).So pull up a nice book, your favorite podcast feed, and listen in.
Graphic Novel Adventures (01:45)Gem Rush (10:07)Ex Libris review (14:15)Taran Kratz, designer of Helionox, interview (51:45)
Apr 25 2018
Rank #6: 1P 135 - Nemo's War
Having survived the great darkening of the sun, Albert and Julius return to delve into the deepest reaches of our oceans. In this episode, after a breif chat of our solar eclipse experiences, Albert and Julius review the solitaire game Nemo's War (second edition). Albert also interviews David Thompson, the designer of Pavlov's House and a number of other designs. Join us as we chat about puppies, boats, and suns.
- Eclipse chat (00:30)
- Okey Dokey (03:28)
- Interview with David Thompson, designer of Pavlov’s House (08:30)
- Nemo’s War (48:58)
Sep 08 2017
Rank #7: 1P 069 - Pandemic: The Cure
Dec 07 2014
Rank #8: 1P 096 - Agricola ACBS and Cthulhu ADBG
And then Julius and Albert unveil the newest segment: "The Great Debate: What's It Missing?" We are going to be adding this segment at the end of our reviews in the future and we hope to get your feedback on it.
You can vote for the winner on the 1 Player Guild at this thread. Submit your words for future segments on this poll.
- First Martians: Adventure on the Red Planet (BGG)
- Dungeon Crawler: The Thorn (Link)
- Big Book of Madness (BGG)
- Vinhos Deluxe Edition (BGG) (Kickstarter)
- Fabulous Beasts (BGG) (Kickstarter)
- Shadow Agent (BGG) (Kickstarter)
- Cthulhu: A Deck Building Game (BGG) (Kickstarter)
- Agricola: All Creatures Big and Small (BGG)
- Vote for the winner of the Great Debate: What's It Missing
- Submit your own words
Feb 08 2016
Rank #9: 1P 119 - The Manhattan Project: Energy Empire
Albert and Julius ramble on and on about lots of nonsense, but we also talk about a few solo games like The Manhattan Project: Energy Empire wich Julius just lovs. This episode includes an interview and a PnP Patrol segment!!
- 0:00:30 - Intro & banter
- 0:04:00 - Fauna
- 0:05:50 - Cardline
- 0:07:58 - Cardventures (BGG)
- 0:13:23 - Yggdrasil (BGG)
- 0:15:13 - Conquest of Paradise (BGG)
- 0:15:53 - Elder Sign: Omens of Ice (BGG)
- 0:16:50 - Arkam Horror: The Card Game (BGG)
- 0:18:07 - Kickstarter Report
- 0:18:07 - SUPERHOT Card Game (BGG, KS)
- 0:23:22 - Dungeon Alliance Interview with Andrew Parks (BGG, website)
- 0:50:50 - PnP Patrol
- - Rolling Thunder (BGG)
- - F-14 Tomcats (BGG)
- - Malta Convoy (BGG)
- 1:15:42 - Manhattan Project: Energy Empire (BGG)
- 1:47:54 - What's it missing?
Feb 05 2017
Rank #10: 1p 121 - Odin Games (A Feast For Odin)
Julius and Albert return from adventures in Norse mythology to talk about a highly thematic game. Well, they talk about A Feast For Odin, at least, and spend some time talking with Chris about Odin Quest. The mere mention of highly thematic games leads Albert down the dungeon hole of Card Rogue. And Albert and Julius talk about starting an audience participation survey (with more information on this topic to return next time).
- Banter (00:00)
- Mythologies (00:01)
- Card Rogue (00:05)
- Audience participation (00:07)
- Pillars of Eternity: Lords of the Eastern Reach (00:15)
- PnP Patrol: Odin Quest (00:17)
- A Feast For Odin (00:49)
- What's it Missing (01:38)
(Apologies for some of the skipping. Julius's computer did not process the recording correctly, which caused some skipping while recording.)
Feb 21 2017
Rank #11: 1P 031 - Shadows Over Camelot the Card Game
Jan 19 2013
Rank #12: 1P 097 - Bottom of the 9th & Baseball Highlights 2045
Feb 23 2016
Rank #13: 1P 091 - Mistfall
Dec 01 2015
Rank #15: 1P 148 - Terraforming Mars
Welcome to episode #148 of the 1 Player Podcast. This month, Albert and Julius talk about the game, Terraforming Mars. See what we like and what we don't like about this game from Stronghold Games.
May 07 2018
Rank #16: 1P 072 - Race for the Galaxy: The Gathering Storm
Jan 19 2015
Rank #17: 1P 123 - Aeon's End
Welcome to the 1 Player Podcast version 2.0. Albert drives through the BGG awards for best games of 2016, focusing on the games that are solitaire friendly (including co-ops, wargames, and print and plays). Let us know if the BGG awards are something you feel make a strong influence (like Albert) or are more of an overrated popularity contest (like Julius) or somewhere in between.Then, Julius takes a more thorough look at the results of our Audience Participation Poll and announce a number of changes we are making to the format of the show in response to the survey results (including fixing the show at 60 minutes, segmenting our reviews, removing Whats It Missing, and many other changes). If you think we've gone too far or can make other changes, please let us know, especially if there are any topics or segments you would recommend we cover in the future.We also announce our brand new Patreon! More details in the show, but we are opening up a Patreon to help us increase the depth of coverage on the show and other benefits.After all that, Julius and Albert review Aeon's End, a deckbuilding game set in a magic using dystopian realm. We employ our new methods of game review, including our overall likes and dislikes.
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BGG Awards (00:01)Audience Participation Poll (00:09)Aeon's End review (00:32)Contest Winner (01:04)
Mar 20 2017
Rank #18: 1P 099 - Project Dreamscape
Mar 22 2016
Rank #19: 1P 152 - Four Against Darkness
Another episode another game! This time we talk some brief news including Albert's new fountain pen podcast and the new Snowdownia Kickstarter. Then we take a deep look at Four Against Darkness, the solo RPG dungeon crawl in which you take for intrepid adventures in a quest for fame and fortune.
Jul 09 2018
Rank #20: 1P 114 - Wargames
After a hearty Thanksgiving, Albert and Julius return with Travis (of Low Player Count) and Chris (of Print and Play Patrol) to talk about wargames, including a general discussion of solitaire war games and what defines a war games. After some general recommendations, everyone joins in to review Agricola: Master of Britain.
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Dec 01 2016