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Episode 42: Keep or Cull

In Episode 42 of Cards and Cubes, we talk about our experience playing the card games Custom Heroes and Trickster: Champions of Time. Then we go into a discussion about Tyrants of the Underdark, Dice Town, and some comments about our first steps into Etherfields.

Our topic today is “Keep or Cull” – a discussion about our decisions and habits involved in acquiring, collecting, and ultimately getting rid of board games.

Games on the horizon this week include Tiny Turbo Cards, Fjords, Royal Visit, L.L.A.M.A., Everdell: Newleaf, Mistwood, and The Complete Collection, and Venice.

0:00 – Intro

1:13 – Top 10 most wishlisted games according to BoardGameGeek

Games Played
12:43 – Custom Heroes
21:33 – Trickster: Champions of Time
28:27 – Tyrants of the Underdark
36:51 – Dice Town
46:25 – Etherfields

Keep or Cull
56:41 – The Lifespan of a Board Game
57:12 – Evolution of Game Acquisition “Phases”
1:00:00 – What “Tips the Scale” in Terms of the Decision to Buy, Buying Habits and Interests
1:06:40 – Practically – Play Online, Reviews, Rules
1:07:56 – Failures and How do You Make the Decision to Getting Rid of Games
1:11:09 – Buying Games Just for the Sake of Collecting
1:13:43 – FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)
1:19:16 – Big Box, Second Edition Trends
1:22:08 – Extremes – Keeping Only One Game per Mechanic, Selling and Re-buying Games
1:24:22 – Conclusion

Games on the Horizon
1:26:10 – Tiny Turbo Cars
1:29:32 – Fjords
1:31:27 – Royal Visit
1:33:36 – L.L.A.M.A.
1:34:47 – Everdell: Newleaf, Mistwood, and The Complete Collection
1:41:41 – Venice

1:46:24 – Outro

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