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Episode 5: Renaissance Rockets


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 Show Notes: May 22, 2006


Game News & Notes

Lord of the Rings: Battlefields   BGG Entry 

An new expansion to the great co-op game from Reiner Knizia.

Knucklebones Magazine   BGG Entry

A fun new bi-monthly publication dedicated to board and card games.

The List

Anno 1503   BGG entry     Computer Game Official Site

Klaus Teuber slaps his Catan mechanic on this computer game remake.

Rocketville   BGG Entry   Official Site

Wheel and deal to become Mayor of the Moon in Richard Garfield's latest

Backshelf Spotlight: Games with Swords

Duell  BGG Entry    

Scopa   BGG Entry     Rules with examples     Decks for Sale

Truckloads of Goober

Andromeda   BGG Entry    

As promised, here's a picture of the "Cosmic Ashtray"

Game Sommelier

The Challenge: Find five games for eight players that are not team games. The games must have individual winners AND the group must be able to play multiple times in one evening.

Stephen's List

Dave's Vote

Apples to Apples Thumbs Up
Snorta Thumbs Up
Kill Doctor Lucky Thumbs Up
Lord of the Fries Thumbs Up
Scum: The Food Chain Game Thumbs Up
Robo Rally
Formula De

A perfect score! Woo hoo!


Jason did, in fact, win only one of the two games (Rocketville) we played before this episode. Dave tried his best to sneak in that second victory, sorry Jason.  I'm sure there are more goofs in there somewhere. Let us know if (when?) you find one!





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