Jr Plays



My thoughts about the board games I play each week, from the perspective of a husband, gaming community organizer, and game designer.


  • Episode 6 - The Networks, Mexica, Star Realms iOS, and more

    18/10/2016 Duración: 35min

    This week I played The Networks, Mexica, more Mechs vs. Minions, a bunch of party games, and jumped back into mobile gaming with the Star Realms iOS app!

  • Episode 5 - Mechs vs. Minions, Charterstone, Kemet, and more

    10/10/2016 Duración: 25min

    Light spoilers! Mechs vs. Minions and Charterstone both begin by immediately unlocking content, so anything you hear is technically a spoiler. If you're ok with knowing just a little bit about each, go ahead!

  • Episode 4 - Secret Hitler, Sushi Go Party!, Jamaica, and more

    28/09/2016 Duración: 27min

    I spent the weekend at the Stonemaier Games Design Day in St. Louis, and got in gaming with Cody from Waitress Games and our friend Melissa. Lots of new stuff, including a long talk about Secret Hitler - as a game, as an experience, and as it's compared to The Resistance.

  • JR Plays Episode 3

    21/09/2016 Duración: 21min

    Thanks to Josh Krow for the new theme music - soundcloud.com/JoshKrow This week's new game: Via Nebula This week's old games: SeaFall, Patchwork, Abluxxen, Betrayal at House on the Hill, Codenames, Tak (www.playtak.com) This week's playtesting: Solium Infernum

  • JR Plays Episode 2

    12/09/2016 Duración: 30min

    New Games: IKI, Potion Explosion, We Didn't Playtest This At All Old Games: Cyclades, San Juan, Innovation, Karuba, Captain Sonar. A word about Captain Sonar, alpha gaming, and why I'm sometimes a monster.