Today we're setting sail across the Caribbean, seeking gold, glory and adventure! Join us as we play and discuss Merchants & Marauders!
In this series you'll be joining our group of friends for a post-game discussion of our favorite games. We'll be highlighting exciting moments from the game and cutting to replays during our discussion.
You can find the excellent rules summary from The Esoteric Order of Gamers here - http://www.orderofgamers.com/downloads/MerchantsMarauders_v1.3.pdf
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Music Credits - "Nerves" - Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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00:00 - Introduction
00:42 - Rules & Game Overview
12:28 - Titles & Game Play Montage
13:05 - End of the Game / Discussion Begins
15:55 - Game Results
16:45 - Press Your Luck Elements
17:50 - Random Elements & Game Variability
18:35 - Pirates vs. Merchants
20:13 - Replay #1 - One of Matt's many Merchant Raids
21:50 - Mitigating Luck / Risk Reward Elements
24:13 - Replay #2 - Isaac is attacked by a Pirate NPC
27:43 - Isaac's Post-game Thoughts
28:42 - Replay #3 - Some Diplomacy at Sea!
30:53 - Dynamic Elements of the Game
32:06 - Knowing the Rules and Taking Risks
33:53 - Replay #4 - Fighting a Man-O-War
36:39 - Retiring Captain or Dying
39:05 - Cutthroat Variant
39:55 - Seas of Glory Expansion
40:43 - Final Thoughts / Current Video Schedule