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Episode 9: Myth & Match


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 Show Notes: Aug. 7, 2006


Game News & Notes

Timbuktu   BGG Entry 

Little wooden camels. Need we say more?

Cobras in the Cockpit   BGG Entry    Official Site

Riding on the coattails of a certain movie starring Samuel L. Jackson...

The List

Loot   BGG entry    

A light pirate card game with great art. Designed by Reiner Knizia

Mare Nostrum with Mythology Expansion   BGG entry

Civilization style game with great mythological mechanics.

Backshelf Spotlight: 

Can you see two connection between these games?
Email us with your guesses!
Answer will be part of next episode's Spotlight!

Bohnanza  BGG Entry

Bean farming? Really? Yes! And its bushels of fun.

Guillotine   BGG Entry   

Competing executioners trying to lop off the most valuable heads.

Truckloads of Goober

Twilight Imperium 3rd Ed.   BGG Entry    

A game that can give you a hernia just getting it to the table!


Game Sommelier

The Challenge:

Stephen must find five role playing games for a group of players who have never role played before, including the game master

Stephen's List

Stephen's Vote

Dungeons & Dragons Thumbs Up
Call of Cthulhu Thumbs Up
Deadlands Thumbs Up
GURPS Thumbs Up
Star Trek RPG Thumbs Up

Stephen keeps his title for another week!

Next week's challenge:

Dave must find five games for hard-core gamblers that will capture their attention enough to pry them away from the casino. The games cannot be obvious clones of casino style games, but they can certainly have a gambling mechanic to them.


Sorry for the table bumps and other random background noises. The perils of recording on location!

I'm sure there are more goofs in there somewhere. Let us know if (when?) you find one!





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