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Episode 185: Origins Game Fair, Clans of Caledonia and a Short Topic Extravaganza

The plague patients are joined by Aaron from Lords of the Dungeon and our good buddy Don to about Origins Game Fair froggy voices and all. Then we go back in time two weeks to join the rest of the founders and discuss what games we've been playing. The Origins gang then returns to do a feature review of Clans of Caledonia from Karma Games. Tony T storms back onto the show to give us the best damn tabletop gaming news segment of all time and the show ends with another Short Topic Extravaganza including game recommendations for high theme, high depth and low complexity, what board games would make blockbuster movies and finally what are some of the hidden gem board games we've discovered.

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  • The Founders Games Played: 00:41:32
  • Clans of Caledonia Overview 01:26:45
  • Clans of Caledonia Review 01:30:20
  • Founders Update 01:56:30
  • News with Tony T 01:59:23
  • Short Topic Extravaganza 02:53:09

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Founders Banter and Reviews

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Feature Review: Clans of Caledonia

Clans of Caledonia is a mid-to-heavy economic game set in 19th-century Scotland. At this time, Scotland made the transition from an agricultural to an industrialized country that heavily relied on trade and export. In the following years, food production increased significantly to feed the population growth. Linen was increasingly substituted by the cheaper cotton and raising sheep was given high importance. More and more distilleries were founded and whisky became the premium alcoholic beverage in Europe.

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Published by Karma Games

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