Tag Archive: Games People Play

Oct 13 2017

Games People Play: The Grocery Store Game

Desperate times call for bananas.

We’re joined by tabletop game designer Joshua A.C. Newman to talk about…grocery stores! We cover self-checkout machines, queuing theory, toilet paper preferences, and panic attacks in the spaghetti sauce aisle.

Read more at http://gamespeopleplay.libsyn.com/#BiJ6vTksFi6ukCA1.99

Sep 22 2017

The 30-Life Crisis Game

Hannah Shaffer was kind enough to let us re-release these episodes of Games People Play. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did listening to them the first or second time around. Thank Hannah.

Alanna and Hannah discuss the comparisons and expectations games people play with you as you approach age 30, including an extended metaphor about Texas hold’em poker.

Logo: Evan Rowland

Intro Music: Bah! by Okapi

Read more at http://gamespeopleplay.libsyn.com/#8mXWYAH47SjPF8ip.99

Sep 15 2017

Games People Play One – The Christmas Game

In this pilot episode, Alanna and Hannah discuss the many mini games that make up the Christmas Game. We identify a few different types of Christmas gamers, and talk about what it’s like to be a fringe gamer during the Christmas season.

Logo: Evan Rowland

Intro Music: Bah! by Okapi

Outro Music: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy by Kevin MacLeod