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Episode 204: Holiday Party - Peanut Gallery


Release Date: Dec. 22, 2014

Running Time:    240 min

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Heile recommended. Join us for a virtual cocktail party to celebrate the season. We bounce through a variety of geek related round table topics, play some silly games, listen to some bad jokes and laugh. A lot. 

Guests: Mark Smalley (Indianapolis, IN), Stephen Buonocore (Stronghold Games - Somerset, NJ), , Mark Wilder (Chicago, IL), Ezra Denney, (Alameda, CA), Beth Heile (Chicago, IL), John Knoerzer (Chicago, IL), Doug Richardson (Gresham, OR), Jay Bartelt (Chicago, IL), plus Francie Broadie!

Complete Show Notes continue after the break.

Cast of Characters

Stephen Buonocore - Somerset, NJ - Stronghold Games

Jay Bartelt - Chicago, IL - Gaming Hoopla

Ezra Denney - Alameda, CA

Beth Heile - Chicago, IL

John Knoerzer - Chicago, IL

Mark Wilder - Chicago, IL

Doug Richardson - Gresham, OR

Mark Smalley - Indianapolis, IN

Francie Broadie - Indianapolis, IN - franciebroadie.com

 

Beverages 

Scotch - Dalwhinnie

Bourbon - Maker's Mark  

Manhattan Cocktail

Ayinger Weizenbock (beer)

Cream Soda - IBC

Holiday Milkshakes (oreo, peppermint)

water (very boring, Doug)

Christmas Ale - Great Lakes Brewing Company

Winter Lager - Sam Adams

Silver Cross Whiskey - Journeymens Distillery

Bilbury Blackhearts Gin - Journeymens Distillery

Bourbon - Blanton's

 

Geek TV / Film  

Arrow

The Flash

Agents of SHIELD

Gotham

The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies

Star Wars Trailer

Rankin & Bass Hobbit 

Batman Love Letter

Adventure Time

 

Games We're Playing

Machi Koro

Red 7

ZhanGuo

Splendor

Istanbul

Glass Road

Lewis & Clark

Knock Down Barns

Sanssouci

La Granja | (Stronghold's announcement)

Witness

El Gaucho

Isaribi

Spyfall

Mysterium

X-Com

 

Least Favorite Games

Galactic Strike Force

Alchemists

Glory to Rome

Kazam

Street Paintball

Dominant Species: The Card Game

Rats in the Walls

Small World

Innovation

 

Semi-Co-Op Rant

Legendary

 

I Split, You Choose

Piece o' Cake

Mammut

Dragon Valley

Offerings

 

Rattlebones Potential

Rattlebones

 

Pouch Building

Orleans

King's Pouch

Hyperboria

Rococo  (also, ooooOOOOooo)

Fallen City of Karez

 

Are There Just Too Many Games?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Captain Is Dead

 

Francie's Jokes

Special thanks to Sam Wilcox for providing some great jokes.

Why can't you play cards in the jungle?

What do elves learn at school?

What do you when you cross a vampire with a snowman?

Why was Santa's Little Helper upset?

Where do you find reindeer?

Why did the cookie go to the doctor?

 

Swedish Rhymes (Julklappsrim) Link

Special Thanks to Daniel Jensen for providing the rhymes!

Diamonds

Pandemic: The Cure

Crazy Chicken

Mice & Mystics

Five Tribes

 

Best Books We Read/Listened To In 2014

Books
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Podcasts
 
 
 
 
Films
 
The Battered Bastards of Baseball

 

Stocking Stuffer Games  

Spot It

Mint Tin Pirates

Mint Tin Aliens

Love Letter

Qwixx

Timeline

 

Guilty Pleasure Games  

Star Realms

Castle of Magic

The Simpsons Tapped Out

 

Games We're Tapping & Button Mashing

Bingo

Apples to Apples

Say Anything

Cards Against Humanity

 

Fake Sponsors

Tanto Cuore Legacy

Weyland - Yutani Corporation

Wolfram & Heart

Otterbein Farms (Gas City, IN)

 

Music

Music credits include:

Cool Yule   by The J's with Jamie  |  the song

Merry Something to You!   by Devi  |  the song

I Yust Go Nuts At Christmas  by Yogi Yorgesson  |  the song

O Tannenbaum  (antique music box)  |  the album

Merry Christmas Baby  by Etta James  |  the song

 

Errata

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

 

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Democracy: Majority Rules  Link

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