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Episode 11: GenCon Part 2


11: GenCon Part 2

Release Date: Aug. 28, 2006

Running Time: 66 min.

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A Rio Grande Games extravaganza! Listen for a play test report on five new games from Rio and then our interview with Jay Tummelson, the founder of the company and architect of the euro game revolution..

Rio Grande Play Test: Times Square, Oltre Mare, Timbuktu, Masons
Jay Tummelson Interview

Con Wrap Up

Complete Show Notes continue after the break.

Rio Grande Play Test Games from Gen Con 2006

Times Square BGG Entry

Lure Handsome Hal or Saucy Sue to your Speakeasy.

Timbuktu BGG Entry

Maneuver your wooden came caravan to avoid bands of brigands.

Masons BGG Entry

A funky variation on the classic dot game.

Oltre Mare BGG Entry

Free wheeling commodity trading with wild card mechanic

Rum & Pirates BGG Entry

Your pirates follow the captain to try and gain the best bonuses.

Thurn & Taxis BGG Entry

Free wheeling commodity trading with wild card mechanic

Funny Friends BGG Entry

Your pirates follow the captain to try and gain the best bonuses.

Gen Con Wrap-Up

Eagle Games Out of Business Official Site

Other game companies have purchased the licenses for their games.

Warchon: Clash at Sygillis BGG Entry

Bizarre little game that is played with a book and bookmarks.

Gamers: The Movie Official Site

A comedy that follow the lives of four D&D obsessed friends.

The Gamers: Dorkness Rising Official Site

A parody of fantasy films and role playing games and gamers.

Dork of the Rings Official Site

Spoof of Peter Jackson's masterpiece.

Veronica Jones: Artist Official Site

Veronica does art for card games, role playing games, and more

Wee Wickeds: Mark Murphy Official Site

Funky fun and always witty art from Marky Murphy.

Board Game Designers Forum Official Site

A great resource for designers of all experience levels.

Dungeons & Dragons Board Game BGG Entry

Talisman-eqsue board game that was only available in Britain.

Errata

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

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