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Episode 189: Pole Position

Release Date: Feb. 17, 2014

Running Time:  126  min.

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Straight outta Krakow. We review two 2-player games from Polish publisher Galakta: King & Assassins and Metallum. Also, Bill Corey visits the padded cell to take a Sommelier Challenge and give us the scoop on the Spring Gaming Hoopla. 

News & Notes:  Spring Hoopla, La Isla, Bruges Expansion, Cardboard & Sun, Northstar Evolves, Belfort Expands, Tortuga, plus Crowdfunding Round-Up 
The List: King & Assassin, Metallum
Truckloads of Goober:  Space Sheep
Game Sommelier: 5 games to replace the weekly pub trivia quiz

Complete Show Notes continue after the break.

News & Notes

Spring Gaming Hoopla May 2-4 Link

Cardboard & Sun 2014   Link

La Isla  BGG |  alea Medium Box Series

Bruges - The City on Zwin  BGG  |  Hans im Gluck

Northstar Games Launches Strategy Division Link

Belfort Expansion   BGG  

Tortuga  BGG  |  Queen Games

Made for Play screening in Krakow March 9, 9 PM  Link

The Goethe Intstut in Krakow, Poland is hosting a special film festival celebrating games & film. Our documentary was selected to be a part of the festival! The screening is March 9 and 9 PM at the Cinema Pod Baranami which  is located at Rynek Glowny 27 in Krakow. 

Crowdfunding Round-Up

This Town Aint Big Enough... Kickstarter   |  Print & Play

Heroes Wanted   Kickstarter

Maze Master   Kickstarter

Oddball Aeronauts Kickstarter

Otters Kickstarter

The List

King & Assassins  BGG | Galakta

Metallum  BGG |  Galakta

Truckloads of Goober

Space Sheep  BGG | Stronghold Games

The Game Sommelier

On the Hot Seat: Bill Corey, founding member of the Gaming Hoopla

The Challenge: 5 games to replace the weekly pub trivia quiz

Bill's Selections:

Wits & Wagers

Fact or Crap

Skull & Roses

25 Words or Less




Music credits include:

Kiebys Ty   by Zakopower  |  the song

Bądź Zdrowe, Serce Me  by Voo Voo & Haydamaky  |  the song

Pierwszy Raz   by Voo Voo  |  the song

Moja Dolo  by Warsaw Village Band  |  the song


I'm sure there are some goofs in there somewhere.

Let us know if (when?) you find one!

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