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DESCRIPTION: It’s convention time! This week Erin and Ryan are joined by Caroline Murphy, CEO of the Festival of Indie Games, to discuss the past, present, and future of Boston’s home-grown indie convention. Before that, though, Ryan walks us through his Essen picks for 2017.
GUESTS: Caroline Murphy
RECENTLY PLAYED GAMES – (00:56):
- Exit: The Abandoned Cabin by Thames & Kosmos (BGG Link)
- Unlock! The Formula by Space Cowboys (BGG Link)
- Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle: Monster Box of Monsters by USAopoly (BGG Link)
QUICK TOPICS – (19:28):
- Ryan runs down five games worth checking out at Essen 2017 that aren’t currently bound for the US, as well as his guess at a convention sleeper.
FEATURED TOPIC – (45:01):
- Caroline Murphy joins us to talk about the Festival of Indie Games, and where it’s headed. This is one of our favorite game events – it’s local, it focuses on indie creators, and it’s just a lot of fun. She’s leading the team in trying to do some great things for gaming and community in Boston and beyond!
PLUGS – (1:13:55):
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Audio Credits: Intro music track is “Swing!” by Bargo!, used under Creative Commons license.