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Going Analog Podcast

Dec 23, 2021

Even though we've cautiously emerged from our social bubble, we figured we'd bring back our neighbor-friends and former bubble-ers James Hudson (Senior Director of Tabletop Games at Skybound) and Tom Twedell to discuss/argue about the games we played this year!

  • Party Game of 2021
  • Light Games of 2021
  • Medium Games of 2021
  • Heavy Games of 2021
  • Favorite New-to-Us Games of 2021

What's a medium vs. heavy game anyway? Turns out we obviously don't know! Check out a list of our winners below.

2021 Game of the Year (Party Game)

  • So Clover! (everyone)

2021 Game of the Year (Light Games)

  • Cascadia (James)
  • The Crew: Mission Deep Sea (Shoe)
  • Canopy (Christina)
  • The Crew: Mission Deep Sea (Tom)

  • Runners up: Dice Throne: Season One ReRolled, Cubitos, Night Cage

2021 Game of the Year (Medium-weight Games)

  • Genotype (James)
  • Genotype (Christina)
  • Sleeping Gods (Shoe)
  • Ankh: Gods of Egypt (Tom)

  • Runners up: Red Rising, Shelfie Stacker, Summoner Wars (Second Edition), Kemet: Blood and Sand, Merchants Cove

2021 Game of the Year (Heavy Games)

  • Sleeping Gods (Christina)
  • Ankh: Gods of Egypt (James)
  • Coffee Traders (Tom)
  • Great Western Trail (Second Edition) (Shoe)

  • Runners up: Grand Austria Hotel: Let's Waltz, Hadrian's Wall, Genotype

2021 New-to-Us Games of the Year

  • Ginkgopolis (Christina)
  • Nemesis (Shoe)
  • Tapple (Shoe)
  • Obsession (Tom)
  • Meeple Land (Tom)
  • The King's Dilemma (James)