Segment 1 – We Didn’t Playtest This at All
A fast-paced card game where you follow silly instructions to try to win by…not losing.
Designed by: Chris Cieslik
Producer: Asmadi Games (2007)
Time: 10 min
Unearthed by: Mike
Mikey came across this game at a really late-night impromptu gaming session at Origins game fair in Columbus Ohio. He said he brought it to the Which Game First table because “It’s weird, usually really funny, and mercifully short”
Segment 2 – Automobile
A strategy game about car manufacturing in the early days of mass production.
Designed by: Martin Wallace
Publisher of the version played: Mayfair Edition
Time: 120 min
Unearthed by: Ed
Ed picked this up at the Mayfair booth at a convention. He says he brought it to the Which Game First table because he likes several games by this designer and hopes this will be the first in a line of his games covered by the podcast. He says it’s a tight economic game where you strive to manage your actions and resources efficiently.
Segment 3 – Pickles to Penguins
A card game where you match pictures to sentences you make up.
No Design Credit
Producer: Imagination Games (2009)
Time: none listed
Unearthed by: Celeste
Celeste found this game in a local second-hand shop. She brought it to the table because it reminded her of more popular picture games, and she wanted to see if it could hold its own against them.