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Episode 7: Power to the Meeples


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 Show Notes: Jul. 4, 2006


Game News & Notes

Niagara: Diamond Joe   BGG Entry 

A FREE expansion to Niagara only available at game conventions.

Immortal Eyes Games   BGG Entry

A new brand of euro-style games (owned by Winning Moves).

The List

Flandern 1302   BGG entry    

Battle your fellow guild masters for control of medieval towns.

Carcassonne: The Tower   BGG Entry

Possible the best (and most brutal) expansion to this great tile laying game.

Backshelf Spotlight: 

Can you see 2 connections between these games?
Email us with your guesses!
Answer will be part of next epsiode's Spotlight.

Renfield  BGG Entry  

Go   BGG Entry    Wiki    American Go Association

Truckloads of Goober

El Grande   BGG Entry    

Here's a picture of the Castillo.

Game Sommelier

The Challenge:

Stephen must find five non-classic games that we would enjoy and be able to play when we are 80 years old.

Stephen's List

Stephen's Vote

Lost Cities Thumbs Up
Gipf Thumbs Up
Battle Line Thumbs Up
Blood Bowl Thumbs Up
Duell Thumbs Up

A perfect score! Stephen keeps his title for another week.

Next week's challenge:

Dave must find five non-classic games that he can teach to non-English speakers. They must be able to learn the game and play well. No team games allowed and at least one game must be multi-player.


The other games in the Gipf series are Tamsk, and Dvonn.  I'm sure there are more goofs in there somewhere. Let us know if (when?) you find one!





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