Episode 95: The Unusual Suspects
95: The Unusual Suspects
Release Date: Feb. 1, 2010
Running Time: 99 min.
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Elementary! We don our deerstalkers and our treasure hunting boots to play Tobago and Epäillyt, two deductive reasoning games.
News & Notes: Gary Gygax Auction, Spielbox Magazine, Forbidden Island, Asteroyds
The List: Tobago
Table Talk: Epäillyt
Back Shelf Spotlight: Attacke/Ivanhoe/Gem Dealer
Game Sommelier: 5 games that can be made of food and still be playable
Mail Bag: Food game suggestions, Games with Hayden
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
News & Notes
Gary Gygax Memorabilia Auction Link
An auction at GenCon this year will help fund a memorial statue in Wisconsin to honor Gary Gygax, the co-creator of Dungeons & Dragons.
Spielbox Magazine Mulls an English Edition Email Spielbox
Send a note to Knut-Michael Wolf with the subject line yes to show your support for an English language version of this great gaming magazine.
A new co-operative game aimed at younger players, designed by Matt Leacock (designer of the co-op classic Pandemic)
The latest game from Ystari is a space-themed race through a constantly shifting asteroid field.
A fun deductive reasoning game where you hunt for treasure by "telling" the treasures where they will be found.
Edvard Falk has been murdered in the middle of Senate Square in Helsinki. It's up to you to find the three suspects who brought about his untimely end.
Back Shelf Spotlight
A game with three lives and counting! First published as Attacke, then as Ivanhoe and most recently as Gem Dealer.
The Game Sommelier
Dave's new challenge: 5 games that can be made of food and still be playable
Inspired by the 100 Game Cupcake Game.
Next challenge: 5 games that fans of the winning Super Bowl team would love to play
Thanks to all the listeners who sent in great food/game recommendations for Dave.
Check out Junkyard Races at the Gen42 Games booth at the Nuremberg Game Fair in Hall 10.00 Stand C-01.
Game Design book recommendations
Music credits (courtesy of Ioda Promonet) include:
I'm sure there are some goofs in there somewhere. Let us know if (when?) you find one!