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The Mile High Game Guys are three friends in the Denver area with a passion for playing and talking about boardgames! We focus on giving in-depth news and reviews in a casual and approachable manner. Thanks for giving us a listen!


Oct 19, 2016

Terraforming Mars and the Kickstarter Effect

Opening up the episode, our hosts mention a couple of newly played and finished games, Joking Hazard and Pandemic Legacy Season 1, and Jeff shows his excitement for his upcoming Blood Bowl season. Some interesting news from Essen is talked about, including Pandemic and Ludicreation’s Steal this Game!. Jeff starts our Terraforming Mars review with a rule overview and then they dive into the components, gameplay, and “required” variants.The hosts then move onto our discussion topic, Kickstarter. When did we start using it? Do we still use it? Is it good for the industry? What about kickstarter exclusives? These questions and more lurk within. Finally, we announce the winner of our Giveaway! As always thanks for listening and enjoy!!


00:00:20 - Banter Begin!

00:12:50 - News and Kickstarters!   

00:23:43 MHGG Review: Terraforming Mars!

  • 00:24:37 Rules Overview
  • 00:25:57 Initial Thoughts  
  • 00:35:04 Component Review
  • 00:38:39 Rules and Rulebook Review
  • 00:41:55 Gameplay Review
  • 00:52:48 Final Thoughts

00:58:28 Discussion of the Day: Kickstarter!

01:32:36 Contest Results!!