Episode 4: Cheese Cannister
4: Cheese Cannister
Release Date: May 13, 2006
Running Time: 100 min.
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We circle the wagons to play Go West and then head for Sid Sackson's Bazaar. The title, you ask? Dave has a Lactaid moment discussing dice games.
News & Notes: Gloria Mundi, Easter Island
The List: Go West, Bazaar
Backshelf Spotlight: Cosmic Wimpout, Peg Poker
Truckloads of Goober: Star Wars: Queen's Gambit
Game Sommelier: Five games to play with your hyper competitive in-laws
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
Game News & Notes
Gloria Mundi BGG Entry
A non-CheapAss game from James Ernest and Rio Grande
Giant stone heads were really laser cannons? WTF?
Hitch up your wagons and head for the Pacific!
Bazaar BGG Entry
A classic 3M abstract strategy game from Sid Sackson
Backshelf Spotlight: Dice Games
Peg Poker BGG Entry
Truckloads of Goober
Star Wars: The Queen's Gambit BGG Entry
As promised, here are some pics of the truckloads of goober that come with this game. You can easily see why half the fun is setting it up! All the pictures shown come from the Board Game Geek entry.
The Challenge: Find five games for you, your wife, and your hyper-competitive in-laws. Games that will be fun for everyone and no one ends up on the couch
|Cosmic Wimpout||Thumbs Down|
|Lucky Loop||Thumbs Up|
|The Oilman Game||Thumbs Up|
|Adel Verpflichtet (Hoity Toity)||Thumbs Up|
|Arkham Horror||Thumbs Up|
|Shadows Over Camelot||Thumbs Up|
The infamous Cheese Canister game mentioned by Dave is Farkel, which does, in fact, have a Cheesehead Edition that comes in a FILM canister. I'm sure there are more goofs in there somewhere.
Listener Todd points out: