Ben Lindbergh and Jason Concepcion discuss the addition of a free-for-all deathmatch mode to team-based shooter Overwatch (1:05), then bring on makeup artist Ada Trinh to discuss her work with Blizzard, Riot, and esports athletes; why gamers need help in the complexion department; and why it matters that competitive gamers look good (7:00). Then they talk to ESPN senior baseball writer (and Paste Magazine board-game reviewer) Keith Law about his gaming past, the current golden age of tabletop gaming, why tabletop games are making up an ever-larger share of the "gaming" category on Kickstarter, the parallels and differences between board games and video games, how designers have developed tabletop adaptations of video games, and which board games he thinks gamers should try (26:04).
Gamer Grooming and the Golden Age of Board Games
Plus: what a new free-for-all mode means for ‘Overwatch’
Chris, Joanna, and Mal discuss the ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel’s leap to 10 years in the future in Episode 6
Amelia and Zack talk the Season 2 premiere of ‘The Kardashians’
Dolphins’ Statement Win and Damien Woody on the NFC-Best Eagles? Plus, Power Five vs. Power Five Records in CFB.
Plus, Ryen and Damien discuss the boring Patriots, Trevor Lawrence and the Jaguars, and the Cardinals’ unsustainable offense