Episode 112: Grind Joints
112: Grind Joints
Release Date: Oct. 4, 2010
Running Time: 116 min.
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Luck, be a lady tonight. We put the sin in Sin City, rolling dice to build casinos along the original Strip in Lords of Vegas.
News & Notes: Resident Evil Deck Building, Dice Tower Secret Santa, Spiel-a-thon
The List: Lords of Vegas
Truckloads of Goober: Deuce Backgammon Set
Back Shelf Spotlight: Odds'R
Game Sommelier: 5 books that should be games
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
News & Notes
Ex Illis Free Trial Link
Try this digital-minitaures hybrid for 30 days free.
Resident Evil Deck Building Game Link
Bandai jumps onto the deck building bandwagon with a zombie themed game which debuts this November. 3 modes of gameplay sets this one apart.
Game Salute Link
New board game community site features news , reviews and forums.
Board Game Exchange Link
A new subscription board game rental service.
2010 International Gamers Awards Link
Winner, 2-Player Strategy: Campaign Manager
Winner, Multi-player Strategy: Age of Industry
The Dice Tower's Secret Santa Link
Full details listed on our show and The Dice Tower #184
Spiel-a-thon 2010 Register Now
Friday, November 19 1:00 - 4:00 PM
BoardGameGeek Con Dallas, TX
Irving Lecture Hall DFW Westin
The 4th annual fundraiser for The Spiel Foundation is coming soon.
We're looking forward to a great event full of fun and games.
Roll your way to prominence as a Kingpin on The Strip.
Back Shelf Spotlight
Party game with trivia and gambling in equal measures
Truckloads of Goober
Deuce Backgammon Vega Link
Thousands of years of history, we knew backgammon was missing something.... stereophonic sound.
The Game Sommelier
The Challenge: 5 books that should be made into games
Next Challenge: 5 ultra-short games to play to decide which game to play
Drakkenstrike's Components Breakdown Video Series Link
Jeremy Salinas is producing a web series unboxing new board game titles, displaying all components and giving a brief rundown on gameplay.
Go Forth and Game Link
Spiel interview featured on Tom Gurganus' blog
Board Games in Blighty Link
Spiel interview featured on Mark Rivera's blog
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!