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The Co-Operatives Podcast

Gaming is fun. Dating is fun. Combining the two can be hard, luckily The Co-Operatives are here to evaluate board/video games that are perfect for playing with loved ones and friends. Real-life Human couple Liz and Aaron discuss the joys and sorrows of co-operative gaming with a significant other as they play and discuss video/board games with a co-operative bent! They are definitely not robots. The Co-Operatives releases every other week and is a part of the VStheUNIVERSE Network.
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Apr 4, 2017

A mysterious tome joins our intrepid hosts today as they discuss the co-op game Forbidden Island! Could this be the best co-op board game Liz has ever played? Quite possibly! This tabletop game doesn't mess around, and when the water starts to rise you never know if you'll sink or swim!

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--- If you feel like being super nice, leave us a review on iTunes! It would mean the world to us! Every review lets others know you enjoyed the episode and helps the show grow! Want more Co-Operatives? Then check out our archives for a bunch of episodes that cover co-operatives board and video games, dating, and definitely not being robots.

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--- Check out Forbidden Island by Gamewright herehttp://www.gamewright.com

 

Jan 24, 2017

"...and then, we held hands" is a game about failing relationships and how people try to mend them. Can Liz & Aaron break the chains of sadness and solve objectives to find balance? Kind of. It's really hard to explain. That's why the podcast goes over that for you!

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--- Want to buy ...and then, we held hands? It's available at most board game retailers, and also on Amazon.com here. 

Aaron's favorite old Internet meme thing is this Super Mario song. It is weird: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIeOULX79VA

Liz's favorite old Internet meme thing is this video where the world explodes. It's fun: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trzUn42ongs

Jan 10, 2017

Aaron & Liz are fighting for their own sanity when they play Mansions Of Madness Second Edition! This H.P. Lovecraft inspired horror game is moderated by a handy app while you battle demons and other creatures of the cthulhu bent! Light some candles, grab a torch, and get ready to jump into the Victorian Era to banish the darkness!

-- Reach out to The Co-Operatives by tweeting to @CoOperativesPod on Twitter or e-mailing us at CoOperativesPod@gmail.com. You can also 'like' us on Facebook by heading to www.facebook.com/CoOperativesPod.

--- If you feel like being super nice, leave us a review on iTunes! It would mean the world to us! Every review lets others know you enjoyed the episode, and helps the show grow!

--- Want to buy Mansions Of Madness? It's available at most board game retailers, and also on Amazon.com here. Buy the game directly from Fantasy Flight Games at this link: https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/products/mansions-of-madness-second-edition/

Other Stuff:

  • Aaron loves the old game Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem. Check it out here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eternal_Darkness
  • Liz recommends this book by Peter Cline to scratch your Lovecraftian Horror itch: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/15062217-14
Dec 13, 2016

There is a disturbance in the force. It sounds like a couple playing video games. Wait a tick, that's not a disturbance! That's just Aaron & Liz playing LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens! Join The Co-Operatives Podcast as they embark to a galaxy far, far away for some fun. Liz is a casual Star Wars fan while Aaron's fandom goes a bit deeper than that. How will they feel coming at the franchise from two different perspectives? Very differently it turns out!

Aaron learns a lot about Liz and Liz just wishes she had a BB-8 to take home in this chapter of The Co-Operatives Podcast!

--- Big thanks to Vipin, Jamie, and Nathanial for their listener questions this week!

--- HUGE thanks to GadamHaze for giving us a 5-star review on iTunes!

-- Reach out to The Co-Operatives by tweeting to @CoOperativesPod on Twitter or e-mailing us at CoOperativesPod@gmail.com. You can also 'like' us on Facebook by heading to www.facebook.com/CoOperativesPod

--- If you feel like being super nice, leave us a review on iTunes! It would mean the world to us! 

--- Want to buy LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens? Every dang version of the game is available at major retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop, and everywhere else video games are sold. It is available on modern video game consoles, PC/Mac, and mobile devices.

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Nov 29, 2016

It's the most wonderful tiiiiime of the year! THE HOLIDAYS! Liz & Aaron are here to arm you with a Holiday Survival Guide so you can spend your vacation time playing games in any situation! They've got plenty of board games and videogames that are sure to help guide you while you're sippin' on eggnog. (Hey, maybe pour something fun into that drink, you earned it!)

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Want to know more about the games we discussed on the show? EASY! We've made a list (and checked it twice) below!

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Nov 15, 2016

Liz & Aaron tackle the Third Reich in this politically-charged social deduction game. In Secret Hitler you're either a liberal, a fascist, or the big bad guy himself, but no matter what role you are you'll always have fun! Liz & Aaron detail their extensive time with the game and how it's a fantastic choice for parties even if it's not always a perfect co-op experience.

-- Reach out to The Co-Operatives by tweeting to @CoOperativesPod on Twitter or e-mailing us at CoOperativesPod@gmail.com. You can also 'like' us on Facebook by heading to www.facebook.com/CoOperativesPod

--- If you feel like being super nice, leave us a review on iTunes! It would mean the world to us! 

--- Want to buy Secret Hitler? Get it as soon as it is available by going here: http://secrethitler.com/

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Oct 4, 2016

--- The first episode is here! Join real-life Human couple Liz & Aaron as they navigate the world of cooperative gaming with a significant other! This week the duo tackle Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle from USAopoly! Aaron shares his war stories about buying the game at GenCon 2016, and Liz spits some truth about the Harry Potter legacy.

--- Reach out to The Co-Operatives by tweeting to @CoOperativesPod on Twitter or e-mailing us at CoOperativesPod@gmail.com. You can also 'like' us on Facebook by heading to www.facebook.com/CoOperativesPod

--- If you feel like being super nice, leave us a review on iTunes! It would mean the world to us! 

--- Buy Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle from USAopoly here: http://usaopoly.com/games/harry-potter-hogwarts-battle-cooperative-deck-building-game

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