Freaksmas Weekend Extravaganza – Adventure Party #44


We discuss the annual tradition amongst our peer group called Freaksmas. It’s a two day event of playing games with old friends. Often times, we share our games and give others a chance to try out the ones that someone else swears by. Sadly, Glenn came down with an awful flu on his way to Wausau, so you only get to hear about the games I got a chance to play. We talk about Mysterium, Star Trek: Five Year Mission, Shadows Over Camelot, and Dead of Winter: A Crossroads Game. Glenn has played all of these games in the past, so we get to have a nice discussion about what the game is like, if there are expansions for them, and if we would play them again.

Glenn’s Review

Glenn reviewed Nuns on the Run by Mayfair Games. An interesting game with an even more interesting premise. You can play one of 6 initiate nuns who are on the hunt for forbidden things in the Abbey or the head of the Abbey on the lookout for these ‘wayward’ nuns. Are these nuns looking for a softer bed, drugs, a book of witchcraft, or something else? Playing as a nun, you’ll want to get your ‘secret wish’ item and quietly return to your room. As the Abbess, you need to catch a certain number of these ‘naughty nuns’ to win.

Kickstarter Spotlight

Our spotlight shines on the card game called Lil’ Cthulhu. De-Evolution Studios is looking to release this ‘cute’ card game about babysitting the ultimate evil that will one day destroy the world. It’s an interesting game, for 2-5 players, that requires you to do the bidding of this evil baby. That bidding is typically finding two halves of a toy and returning it to him. While trying to win Lil’ Cthulhu‘s favor, you are slowly being driven insane and attempting to thwart the efforts of the other cultist/babysitters so that you can be his favorite.


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Brad Ludwig

Web practitioner. Bacon expert. Internet ninja. Zombie enthusiast. He brings his passion for comics, science fiction and love of the unknown to each show.   Brad hosts the Adventure Party podcast along with being co-host of The Alien Invasion and The SciFi Geeks Club podcasts.