Episode 103: Earth, Wind & Fire
103: Earth, Wind & Fire
Release Date: May 24, 2010
Running Time: 129 min.
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Smoke monsters need not apply. We assemble a team to hunt mystical treasures in Forbidden Island and flip medieval coins to construct castles and cathedrals in Builder's Duel.
News & Notes: boardgames.com sells for 450K, Tien Zi Que, Marrakech makeover
The List: Forbidden Island, Pillars of the Earth: Builders Duel
Kid's Table: Sleeping Queens
Truckloads of Goober: Hookum
Game Sommelier: 5 games you can improvise from natural materials
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
News & Notes
Boardgames.com sells for $450K link
Fantasy Flight is reprinting the Games Workshop classic. The new edition is set in the Runebound realm of Terrinoth.
A two-player Mah Jongg variant from Z-Man Games.
New cover art by Mary Cardouat (Dixit).
Your team must find the four elemental treasures on this mysterious island before it sinks and takes you with it!
The latest game based on Ken Follet's medieval novels pits the Prior and the Bishop in a battle to complete their castle/cathedral.
The Kid's Table
Use your Kings, knights, and a little math to wake a dozen queens under a powerful spell. Invented by a six year old girl, Miranda Evarts!
Truckloads of Goober
A new stylish four-person version of the English pub classic Ringing the Bull.
The Game Sommelier
5 games you could improvise from natural materials
Next Challenge: 5 games whose components you could use to help you survive in the wilderness.
Bid here on a pair of very rare 100th Episode dice. Great way to add to your collection and help support the show.
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!