Episode 7: Power to the Meeples
7: Power to the Meeples
Release Date: July 4, 2006
Running Time: 71 min.
Serfs up! Get ready for guild power struggles and try to keep your farmers our of prison. We take on Flandern 1302 and Carcassonne: The Tower, two medieval themed games where the peasants, the meeples, take center stage.
News & Notes: Niagara: Diamond Joe, Immortal Eyes Games
The List: Flandern 1302, Carcassonne: The Tower
Backshelf Spotlight: Renfield, Go
Truckloads of Goober: El Grande
Game Sommelier: Five non-classic games we could play when we're 80 years old.
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
Game News & Notes
Niagara: Diamond Joe BGG Entry
A FREE expansion to Niagara only available at game conventions.
Immortal Eyes Games BGG Entry
A new brand of euro-style games (owned by Winning Moves).
Flandern 1302 BGG entry
Battle your fellow guild masters for control of medieval towns.
Carcassonne: The Tower BGG Entry
Possible the best (and most brutal) expansion to this great tile laying game.
Can you see 2 connections between these games?
Email us with your guesses!
Answer will be part of next epsiode's Spotlight.
Renfield BGG Entry
Truckloads of Goober
El Grande BGG Entry
Here's a picture of the Castillo.
Stephen must find five non-classic games that we would enjoy and be able to play when we are 80 years old.
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A perfect score! Stephen keeps his title for another week.
Next week's challenge:
Dave must find five non-classic games that he can teach to non-English speakers. They must be able to learn the game and play well. No team games allowed and at least one game must be multi-player.
The other games in the Gipf series are Tamsk, and Dvonn. I'm sure there are more goofs in there somewhere. Let us know if (when?) you find one!