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A Button Shy Micro Chat on Find Your Seats

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A Button Shy Micro Chat on Find Your Seats

Welcome to the last of our Micro Chat interviews for the 2017 1st Quarter line-up of Kickstarter games. This time we talk with designer Mitchell Shipman on this game Find Your Seats. In Find Your Seats, players take the roles of party planners having a terrible day. They have completely misplaced their seating plan! Each player will start with a hand of cards representing dinner guests and, over three rounds, draft what they believe to be the best group of guests to sit next to each other. Players score points based on the seating arrangement of their guests. The player...

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A Button Shy Micro Chat on Avignon: Pilgrimage

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A Button Shy Micro Chat on Avignon: Pilgrimage

Welcome to the second Micro Chat in our 1st Quarter line-up, this time we are chatting with John du Bois on his Avignon: Pilgrimage. Rekindle the flames of faith first stirred up in John du Bois’ Avignon: a Clash of Popes. This 2-player standalone expansion Avignon: Pilgrimage introduces new ways to push and pull your way to Pope, even more characters with new powers that change with their position, and alternate setups that create even more variety. Gameplay is like that of the original Avignon, using the characters' unique powers to pull the character cards over to their side of...

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A Button Shy Micro Chat on Turbo Drift

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A Button Shy Micro Chat on Turbo Drift

Happy 2017 and welcome to another Micro Chat! With the start of the new year, it comes with a new change at Button Shy, we now have switched over to quarterly Kickstarters - with each Kickstarter made up of 3 different wallet games - which means 3 different micro chats this month! Our first Micro Chat of January is with Rob Cramer on Turbo Drift. Button Shy's first racing game, Turbo Drift, where your table becomes a 1980's era Japanese Mountain Pass race course. Draft cards, avoid obstacles, pass the finish line! Turbo Drift is a real-space racing game for 2-4...

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A Button Shy Micro Chat on Hot Dogs

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A Button Shy Micro Chat on Hot Dogs

  Welcome to the latest edition of Micro Chat. This time we are talking with head honcho at Button Shy - Jason Tagmire, on his game currently on Kickstarter, Hot Dogs. In Hot Dogs, you will need to craft a variety of frankfurters quickly and accurately using your ingredient cards, but you are working with a head chef that is trying to mess you up. In order to gain a point, you must win one round, take a detriment card and then win the next round. You could say you need to win "at your Wurst point"! If nobody succeeds,...

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A Button Shy Micro Chat on Universal Rule

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Welcome to another Button Shy’s  Micro Chat. In this edition,  we will be talking to Smoke & Mirrors designer, Chip Beauvais, on his latest wallet game (and currently on Kickstarter) Universal Rule. Part of our Pocket Universe series (which also included Pod-X and Twin Star games), Universal Rule is an 18 card, 3-5 player sci-fi game. Before we get to the chat with Chip, here is a quick run summary of the game:   Deep in the Pocket Universe, the balance of power is shifting. Seventeen newly discovered planets are being colonized and tapped for crucial resources. Shifting alliances and...

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