Episode 13: Expand-o-Matic
Release Date: Sept. 25, 2006
Running Time: 79 min.
But wait, there's more! Our first all expansion edition. We play cards with green haired punk hobbits in Blue Moon and take on a weather changing beaver in Spirits of Niagara.
News & Notes: Battle Lore, Age of Steam - Disco Inferno/Soul Train
The List: Blue Moon Expansions, Spirits of Niagara Expansion
Backshelf Spotlight: Web of Power, Ticket to Ride
Truckloads of Goober: The World at War
Game Sommelier: Five games that fit in a carry on bag, games for a two week trip, games that will cover any situation (2 players, big group, light, heavy, etc.)
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
Game News & Notes
Battle Lore Official Site
Highly anticipated medieval/fantasy battle game from Days of Wonder
Age of Steam: Disco Inferno & Soul Train BGG Entry
Funky and fun variants for the classic rail game
Two add ons to Niagara include an elk, a trader, and a weather beaver!
Blue Moon Expansions Official Site
Non-collectible expansions to Knizia's epic sci-fi strategy card game.
Can you see two connection between these games?
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Answer will be part of next episode's Spotlight!
Web of Power BGG Entry
El Grande light. Great entry level Euro game!
Ticket to Ride BGG Entry
A rail game for non-rail game players. Excellent entry level game, too.
Ticket to Ride 1910 BGG Entry
Newest Expansion to the game, due out in October 2006.
Truckloads of Goober
The World at War BGG Entry
Best and most successful expansion to Axis & Allies.
Stephen must find five games that will fit into a standard airline carry-on bag that you could take on a two week trip and have a game for any occasion: two players, party game, strategy, light, kids no kids, etc.
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Stephen keeps his title for another week!
Next week's challenge:
Dave must find five meta-games friends who don't like following rules and often grenade or simply quit because they lose interest.
I'm sure there are some goofs in there somewhere. Let us know if (when?) you find one!