290 – PAX East 2022 – The Family Gamers Podcast

PAX East
PAX East
Antonov AN-225

This week we kick back and talk about what we saw at PAX East 2022! It’s the first time the gaming convention is back in Boston after the pandemic cancelled the last two events and it was a ton of fun!

290 Fact – Long time listeners of The Family Gamers MIGHT remember that on episode 225, my fact was talking about the Antonov An-225. It’s the biggest plane in the world, with a wingspan of 290 feet.

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What We’ve Been Playing

Watergate (Capstone Games)
Spot It! – as recommended in our Easter basket games TikTok
Curious Cargo (Capstone Games)
Drop It (our review)
So Clover (our review)
The LOOP (our review)
Filler (our review)

Flip-Pix! tin and cards

SNAP Review – Flip-Pix

Watch the video or read the transcript of our review for this very fast letter- and picture- matching game.

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PAX East

Games Played:
Birds of a Feather (check out last week’s episode)
Rise of the Metro
The Gig (coming next year)
Yojohan Pepa Saikei
Way of Rhea (puzzle platformer video game from Anthropic Studios)
Kingdomino Origins (see our review)
Pampero (coming next year)
Magic Mountain (our review)
P for Pizza
It’s a Wonderful World

Games Seen:
Snack Attack (Nomnivore Games – see the explanation on TikTok)
Smug Owls (Runaway Parade Games – can’t wait for this to come out)
Decorum (Floodgate Games)
Top Trumps Match
Pavlov’s Dogs (9th Level Games)

People Seen:
Gwen & Sam (Runaway Parade)
Jim Fitzpatrick, Mission to Planet Hexx!
Derek Funkhouser (Wise Wizard Games)
Nora (Gamewright)
Jess Cassady (ION Games)
Andrew Innes (Anomia Games)
Jeff Johnston

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