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Sep 23, 2021

Designer Nikki Valens (Legacy of Dragonholt, Eldritch Horror, Quirky Circuits) drops by Going Analog again to discuss recent favorite co-op games, crafting mechanisms, and their latest project, the ambitious co-op, campaign-based Artisans of Splendent Vale.

Plus, which designers and artists would we pair together for our ultimate game-design dream teams?

Games mentioned on this show:

Intro:

  • Eldritch Horror
  • Mansions of Madness
  • Arkham Horror
  • Legacy of Dragonholt
  • Quirky Circuits
  • Artisans of Splendent Vale
  • MicroMacro: Crime City
  • Nemesis
  • Grand Austria Hotel

Christina's topic: Recent co-op faves

  • The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine
  • The Crew: Mission Deep Sea
  • Forgotten Waters
  • Shipwreck Arcana
  • Team3
  • Gloomhaven
  • Artisans of Splendent Vale
  • Sleeping Gods
  • The Night Cage

Nikki's topic: Crafting examples in games

  • Caverna: The Cave Farmers
  • Descent: Legends of the Dark
  • Le Havre
  • Artisans of Splendent Vale
  • Star Wars: Imperial Assault
  • Mottainai

Shoe's topic: Board game design dream teams

  • Caverna: The Cave Farmers
  • Le Havre
  • Feast for Odin
  • Tidal Blades: Heroes of the Reef
  • Wonderland's War
  • Descent: Legends of the Dark
  • Mansions of Madness
  • Wingspan
  • Mariposas