Geek Salad 002: Player Unknown Battlegrounds, LateShift, Rick & Morty and more

Randy breaks down Player Unknown Battlegrounds while J.A. gives his thoughts on the FMV game, Late Shift. This weeks board game reviews include Super Dungeon Explore and Rick and Morty Mr. Meeseeks Box O’ Fun.

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Why I agree that we are in the golden age of boardgaming

When playing a euro game you will sit there and look at the game and say wow this game really has no story or theme to it but wow what a great game. Now when it comes to what they call ameritrash games these are games that have an amazing theme but can definitely use some mechanics to help it along. When you play one of these games you will love the story or the theme but will with the game played a little bit better. Now to give you guys some examples of eurogames would b e games like the castles of burgundy. Castles puts you in the role of a duke that has a bit of land and has to build his land through tiles that you pick up dependant on two dice that you roll. It is an amazing game based on the mechanics but when you see the actual game and theme you think this can’t possibly be fun.

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