The Garnet Wager Episode 23 – Layoff

This week, the Genius is bringing back some old friends! Season 1 and Season 2 clash as Sunggyu tricks Jiwon, Kyungran intimates Yohwan, and Junghyun complains about being old. Then we tackle a sci-fi short story for our homework (available here), and talk about transhumanism, horror, and just sorta sci-fi stuff. Finally, we head to …

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The Garnet Wager Episode 22 – Minus Auction

You ever played Elevator Action? It’s not bad, for such an old game. Kinda janky, as you might expect. Not as janky as the half-assed plan to take down Sangmin that the other players attempt this episode, however! There’s nothing viewtiful about the majority’s fumbles in our Main Match, and then when it comes to …

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The Garnet Wager Episode 19 – Monopoly Game

Don’t be mislead: though the main match of Season 2, Episode 6 is indeed Monopoly Game, that’s not what the contestants spent most of the episode playing. No, they were engaged in something else: Token of Immortality-centered scheming. Finally, Sangmin reveals the big schemes he made a name for himself on in season 1. Finally, …

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The Garnet Wager Episode 18 – 7 Commandments

This week, the laws are what we make them. The players of The Genius Season 2 are forming their 7 Commandments, passing and shooting down laws in a game inspired by the legal process. Obviously former politician Junghyun will dominate such a game, right? Yeah, about thaaaaaaat….  If you want to play Fantasy Genius with …

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The Garnet Wager Episode 17 – Blackout Game

It’s lights out this week on The Genius, as we go dark with the Blackout Game. Betrayal and hijinks abound, and Junghyun remains quietly immune to both. Then Allen tries to make hollandaise sauce with… mixed results, and then it’s on to the DM for another game of Sun, Moon, Star. You know, I really …

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