Episode 15: Mmm... Brains!

15: Mmm... Brains!

Release Date: Oct. 23, 2006

Running Time: 79 min.

Listen Now: Enhanced Version - MP3 Version

George Romero would be proud. First we hack our way through waves of the living dead in Zombies Widescreen Edition and then we play poker as zombies in Dead Money. Just remember to aim for the head!

News & Notes: Incan Gold, Perplex City
The List: Zombies, Dead Money
Backshelf Spotlight: Jambo, Java
Truckloads of Goober: La Citta
Game Sommelier: Five games that teach mathematical concepts

Complete Show Notes continue after the break.

Game News & Notes

Incan Gold Link

New version of German board game Diamant.

PerplexCity Link

Alternate reality game with puzzle cards, a board game and a real world scavenger hunt worth $250,000!

The List

Zombies!!! & Expansions BGG entry

Like playing your way through a George Romero flick. Just remember to aim for the head!

Dead Money BGG Entry

Cool poker variant on the Cheapass classic Give Me the Brain.

Backshelf Spotlight:

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

Jambo BGG Entry

Great two player game of competing African merchants

Java BGG Entry

Build up rice terraces, palaces and host parties to rule the island.

Truckloads of Goober

La Citta BGG Entry

Rule an Italian city-state and try to attract the highest population.

Game Sommelier

The Challenge:

Stephen must find five games that teach mathematical concepts

Stephen's List

Dave's Vote

Kingdoms Thumbs Up
Can't Stop Thumbs Up
Corsari Thumbs Up
Quarto Thumbs Up
St. Petersburg Thumbs Up

Next week's challenge:

Dave must find five games for the perfect game geek bachelor party


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