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Welcome to Friendly Ties, a podcast made by people who enjoy talking about games as much as they enjoy playing them. Episodes will frequently focus on discussions of games we just played and filmed playthroughs for on the JonGetsGames YouTube channel

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Welcome to Friendly Ties, a podcast made by people who enjoy talking about games as much as they enjoy playing them. Episodes will frequently focus on discussions of games we just played and filmed playthroughs for on the JonGetsGames YouTube channel

    Cape May Discussion

    Cape May Discussion

    Welcome to the Friendly Ties podcast! Today Jonathan, Anastasia, & Nick discuss the board game Cape May.

    There is a video version of this podcast that shows images of the game while we discuss it. Check that out and please leave a comment here if you have something to add to the discussion :) https://youtu.be/s7jl3h1N8P8

    Game Designer Diary for Cape May - https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/2658769/designer-diary

    • 52 min
    Nick Ruins Engine Building

    Nick Ruins Engine Building

    Welcome to the Friendly Ties podcast! Today Jonathan, Anastasia, & Nick discuss all things Engine Building. Is it a mechanism? How do we actually define it? Does Nick think it even exists?

    We'd love to hear what you think about the game and our discussion, so please leave a comment at the YouTube version of this episode here - https://youtu.be/IKc0MTcOIjs

    Games Discussed & Relevant Links:

    Card Kingdoms of Valeria
    • No JonGetsGames or Friendly Ties coverage

    Concordia
    • Review - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZ7WG1RAxKk
    • Venus Expansion Playthru - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OHzQye3AoRk

    Darwin’s Journey
    • Jon's Impressions - https://youtu.be/sdfR9rT30Ew?t=1188
    • Tutorial & Playthru - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38HNCY8-2D8

    Dominion
    • No JonGetsGames or Friendly Ties coverage

    Furnace
    • Jon's Impressions - https://youtu.be/mtxRhxrv22I?t=860
    • Friendly Ties Review - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0M7pR7kuuc

    Gizmos
    • Jon's Impressions - https://youtu.be/lBa6s_409cE?t=2037

    Golem
    • Rules Teach - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ar_ry__KNe4
    • Full Playthru - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjjZHsvlExA
    • Friendly Ties Review - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ibusN5riTM

    Grand Austria Hotel
    • Jon's Impressions (he likes it a bit more now) - https://youtu.be/S0ARMPGQLcM?t=1297

    Hallertau
    • Jon's Impressions - https://youtu.be/_vByA380ym4?t=1352
    • Tutorial & Playthru - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kt2SoXE29nQ

    Lorenzo il Magnifico
    • Jon's Impressions - https://youtu.be/tG0uTH6M700?t=1430

    Machi Koro
    • Jon's Impressions - https://youtu.be/tRYqaDbfX8A?t=321

    Maracaibo
    • Tutorial & Playthru - https://youtu.be/PMCCyLW2NjU
    • Jon's Impressions - https://youtu.be/-hbyuCg6SyQ?t=718

    Messina 1347
    • Friendly Ties Review - https://youtu.be/vtOiIeC039I

    Pulsar 2049
    • Rules & Review - https://youtu.be/GN5HOz3IJEM
    https://youtu.be/GN5HOz3IJEM
    • Tutorial & Playthru - https://youtu.be/9TIGEF4SdNE
    • Jon's Impressions - https://youtu.be/kpGtzJpoER4?t=2984

    Race for the Galaxy
    • No JonGetsGames or Friendly Ties coverage

    Space Base
    • Rules & Review - https://youtu.be/r6WAylleUV4
    https://youtu.be/r6WAylleUV4

    Steam Works
    • No JonGetsGames or Friendly Ties coverage

    Steampunk Rally
    • Rules & Review - https://youtu.be/TYJWHo5CTSs
    • Tutorial & Playthru - https://youtu.be/PBBHeXMMwkw

    Suburbia
    • No JonGetsGames or Friendly Ties coverage

    Terraforming mars
    • Rules & Review - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7ejiA0yk2A
    • Tutorial & Playthru - https://youtu.be/_X_f5qVPL1c

    Underwater Cities
    • Tutorial & Playthru - https://youtu.be/6_HCzo_HAYI
    • Jon's Impressions - https://youtu.be/1MZd0vGUgoA?t=1793

    Village
    • No JonGetsGames or Friendly Ties coverage

    Viticulture
    • No JonGetsGames or Friendly Ties coverage

    Wingspan
    • Tutorial & Playthru - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDJ5WwpV3Sg
    • Jon's Impressions - https://youtu.be/ysgnnBGrJUY?t=5098

    • 41 min
    Messina 1347 Roundtable Review

    Messina 1347 Roundtable Review

    Welcome to the Friendly Ties podcast! Today Jonathan, Anastasia, & Nick discuss the board game Messina 1347. We'd love to hear what you think about the game and our discussion, so please leave a comment at the YouTube version of this episode here - https://youtu.be/vtOiIeC039I

    BGG link - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/238799/messina-1347

    • 57 min
    How do you win Maracaibo?

    How do you win Maracaibo?

    Welcome to the Friendly Ties podcast! Today Anastasia and Nick will be discussing, in-depth, various strategies you can use to get better at the board game Maracaibo.

    JonGetsGames Maracaibo Tutorial - https://youtu.be/PMCCyLW2NjU

    Please leave a comment on the YouTube version of this episode, we'd love to hear the thoughts you may have: https://youtu.be/4xD66HeUoVs

    • 53 min
    Boonlake Roundtable Review

    Boonlake Roundtable Review

    Welcome to the Friendly Ties podcast! Today Jonathan, Anastasia, & Nick discuss the board game Boonlake.

    Please leave any comments you have on the YouTube version of this podcast episode: https://youtu.be/VMzcfrj8LhY

    • 50 min
    Furnace Roundtable Review

    Furnace Roundtable Review

    Welcome to the Friendly Ties podcast! Today Jonathan, Anastasia, & Nick discuss the game Furnace, along with multiple official variants that are in the rules.

    Please leave any comments you have on the YouTube version of this podcast episode: https://youtu.be/d0M7pR7kuuc

    • 48 min

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