Posts tagged #Chris Bell

GSL 126: A Universe of Story

Space Games!

Space Games!

In Games in Schools and Libraries 126 Donald and Chris get extra spacey as they talk about games they have brought into the library to support 2019 Summer Reading and the Moonrise Grant.

More Space Games. Space is big!

More Space Games. Space is big!

Space Games

  • Space Base

  • Gloom in Space

  • Terraforming Mars

  • Rover Control

  • Gravwell

  • Silent Death / Arclight

  • Roll for the Galaxy

  • Survive Space Attack

  • Exodus Fleet

  • Star Trek Catan

  • Cosmic Encounter

  • Savage Worlds - The Last Parsec RPG

  • Starfinder RPG

  • Traveller RPG

  • Fate/Fate Accelerated RPG

  • Fiasco https://bullypulpitgames.com/games/fiasco/fiasco-playsets/

  • Untold Adventures Await

Unplayed Space Games

  • Lupo The Space Adventure

  • The Expanse

  • Moons

  • Horizons

  • Periorbis

  • Cosmic Factory

  • Moon Miner

  • First Martians

  • Alien Artifacts

  • One Night Ultimate Alien

  • Our Last Best Hope

  • Exodus: Proxima Centauri. Exodus: Edge of Extinction

  • Scorpius Freighter

Bits from our Moonrise Grant escape room.

Bits from our Moonrise Grant escape room.

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Posted on May 22, 2019 and filed under Grant Related.

GSL 116: Into the Gaslands

Gaslands in Action

Gaslands in Action

In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 116 Donald Dennis and Chris Bell talk about what’s been going on in the library lately.

 
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First the pair discuss the Gaslands, a miniatures game that uses Hot Wheels scale vehicles, from Osprey Games. They touch on how it plays as well as customizing cars, making terrain, and how they are using it at the library.

 
Forge Three Keys to win!

Forge Three Keys to win!

Next they talk about Keyforge, a unique deck game by Richard Garfield. After talking about why it is useful to libraries they also discuss a bit about the history or technology and game manufacturing.

 
The Detective game, with obligatory cup of coffee. And another bonus game that slipped in when nobody was looking.

The Detective game, with obligatory cup of coffee. And another bonus game that slipped in when nobody was looking.


The final review is about Detective, a Modern Crime Boardgame that plays like a series of episodes from a particularly intense police procedural TV show. A great gaming experience, but only really suitable for particular game environments.

A good Detective board, though we had another dry erase board as well, and lots of paper notes. Don’t look too closely, because there may be spoilers.

A good Detective board, though we had another dry erase board as well, and lots of paper notes. Don’t look too closely, because there may be spoilers.

 
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To wrap up they talk about ShushCon (March 22-24) and the GSL Trade Day (March 22). Our topic this year will be using story games and RPGs to support your other activities.

Let us know if you have topic requests, or would like to join us to present or run games at the con.

 

Games in Schools and Libraries is produced in association with Inverse Genius and the Georgetown County Library System.
Games in Schools and Libraries Guild at Board Game Geek
Email us: schoolsandlibraries@gmail.com

The ideas expressed by libraries included in the podcast are not expressly endorsed by the Georgetown County Library System.