Episode 44: Finger Flicking Good

44: Finger Flicking Good

Release Date: December 10, 2007

Running Time: 90 min.

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Crack your knuckles and loosen up. We knock heads and little plastic men in our first Subbuteo Table Soccer match and then twist our fingers into pretzels balancing little foam balls playing Handy. Arthritis here we come!

News & Notes: Dicecapades, Robot Martini deal, Knucklebones Magazine for sale
The List: Subbuteo Table Soccer, Handy
Name That Game: Win Tumblin' Dice Jr. from Time Well Spent
Backshelf Spotlight:
Twister, Crokinole
Truckloads of Goober:
Battleground: Crossbows & Catapults
Game Sommelier:
Five game expansions that improve/enhance the original
Mail Bag:
Secret Santa, Poll results, Stephen's "research" skills

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Episode 43: Unwrapped - 2007 Holiday Gift Guide

43: Unwrapped

2007 Holiday Gift Guide

Release Date: November 26, 2007

Running Time: 97 min.

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Say no to lame gifts. Give a game instead. We recommend over 50 games in twelve different categories to fit almost any person or budget. With this great list, you might even make a wish list of your own!

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Episode 42: Yo! Hemp Chicken

42: Yo! Hemp Chicken

Release Date: November 12, 2007

Running Time: 101 min.

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Baby needs a new pair of shoes. We build a casino empire in Vegas Showdown and climb the long ladder from Hemp Chicken to Dragon in the modern card classic Tichu.

News & Notes: Mayfair Games Price Floor, Kingsburg
The List: Tichu, Vegas Showdown
Name That Game: Win Archaeology from Adventureland Games & Vegas Showdown from Time Well Spent
Backshelf Spotlight:
Pueblo, Craps
Truckloads of Goober:
Klondike
Game Sommelier:
Five games for a library to get people interested in games
Mail Bag:
Sommelier response, Nomic, game length, Das Spiel for Dave

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Episode 41: Boo!

41: Boo!

Release Date: October 29, 2007

Running Time: 97 min.

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Everything's better with Zombies. From a shooting gallery with garlic grenades to our very own zombie baseball team, we shamble our way through Vampire and Zombie Fluxx, two games that include a festival of undeadly delights.

News & Notes: Gravediggers, Last Night on Earth, CHITAG
The List: Zombie Fluxx, Vampire
Name That Game: Win a copy of Archaeology from Adventureland Games
Backshelf Spotlight:
Anathema, Frog Juice
Truckloads of Goober:
All Wound Up
Game Sommelier:
Five games for a Dad to play with his kids at Halloween
Mail Bag:
Goober is profitable, Twilight Imperium responses

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Episode 40: Board Game at the End of the Universe

40: Board Game at the End of the Universe

Release Date: October 15, 2007

Running Time: 117 min.

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Don't Panic. But get comfortable. Grab a Pan-Galactic Gargle Blaster from the bar settle in for our take on Twilight Imperium, a game of galactic conquest whose play time could be measured in light years.

News & Notes: Star Craft Swag, Game Prices, Utopia, Adam Spielt Closes
The List: Twilight Imperium
Name That Game: Win a copy of Ricochet Robots from Time Well Spent
Backshelf Spotlight:
Master Labyrinth, Ricochet Robots
Truckloads of Goober:
Abbey of the Wandering Books
Game Sommelier:
Five game reprints to try or avoid
Mail Bag:
World's Greatest Dice Roll

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Episode 39: Changelings

39: Changelings

Release Date: October 1, 2007

Running Time: 102 min.

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Wonder Twin powers, activate! We play Blue Moon City, a board game based on a card game and Caylus Magna Carta, a card game based on a board game, plus we discuss the risks and rewards of changing classic games in reprints.

News & Notes: Key Harvest, Tzaar
The List:
Blue Moon City, Caylus: Magna Carta
Name That Game: win a copy of Caylus Magna Carta from Time Well Spent
Backshelf Spotlight:
Stratego, Fox & Geese
Truckloads of Goober:
Starcraft the board game
Game Sommelier:
Five games for a listener and his very picky wife
Mail Bag:
"Colorizing" classic games

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Episode 38: Valhalla or Bust!

38: Valhalla or Bust!

Release Date: September 17, 2007

Running Time: 91 min.

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Y is for Yggdrasil. We load our longboats and set sail in search of adventure on the stormy North seas, playing Fire & Axe and Vikings. Surely, an episode worthy of the sagas!

News & Notes: Essen impulse guide, Knizia video game deal, Franz Benno Delonge
The List:
Fire & Axe, Vikings
Name That Game: win a copy of Vikings from Time Well Spent
Backshelf Spotlight:
Odin's Ravens, Mamma Mia
Truckloads of Goober:
Pillage & Plunder
Game Sommelier:
Five games for a car trip you can play with the drive
Mail Bag:
Mars Sommelier responses, Kosmos Cage Match update, Buckeye Game Fest

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Episode 37: Off the Map

37: Off the Map

Release Date: September 3, 2007

Running Time: 101 min.

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Cue the Indiana Jones music.We build routes for a very lazy London Passenger in On the Underground and globe trot from Cypress to Taiwan in 10 Days in Asia.

News & Notes: Mike Doyle/Master Print Editions, Chinatown?, Cyberboard
The List:
On the Underground, 10 Days in Asia
Name That Game: win a copy of On the Underground from Time Well Spent
Backshelf Spotlight:
Dungeon Dice, Can't Stop
Truckloads of Goober:
The Inventors
Game Sommelier:
Five games for a trip to Mars and back
Mail Bag:
Walter Hunt Interview, FlatCon, Dune petition, Zun Tzu

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