Episode 118: Bring Out Your Dead
Release Date: Dec. 27, 2010
Running Time: 134 min.
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Show us your buboes. We get Medieval and play Rattus, trying to save as many people as we can from the Black Plague.
News & Notes: Nightfall, Ubongo Expansion, Boardgame News
The List: Rattus
Table Talk: Castle Panic
Truckloads of Goober: Last Call
Game Sommelier: 5 games for new game designers
Mail Bag: Jaipur in orbit, Dice Sprites
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
News & Notes
AEG Announces Nightfall Link
A new deck building horro themed card game with a direct-da
Ubongo Expansion Link
5-6 player expansion also includes new puzzles.
Power Grid: Theme Park Promo Card Link
A new expansion card coming to the BGG marketplace. Only a penny!
Sponsor Dave's Half Marathon Run! Email Dave
Dave is taking a trip to Disney World early in 2011 and he's running a half marathon while he's there. Spielers who would like to sponsor Dave's run, can email him with a $/mile rate (minimum $2). Proceeds will be donated to The Spiel Foundation.
Select roles from 6 different medieval classes and try your best to keep them alive while pushing the Black Plague on your opponents.
A semi-cooperative game where players must defeat wave after wave of assaulting monsters to keep the castle from ruin.
Truckloads of Goober
Bartenders compete to fill drink orders using mini-bottles and ice cubes.
The Game Sommelier
The Challenge: 5 games for aspiring game designers to learn from
Next Challenge: 5 games to connect Rattus to Last Call
Claymancer's Dice Sprites Link
Need a companion to keep your dice from getting lonely?
Music credits (courtesy of IODA promonet) include:
Black Death Coming Soon in Full Color by The Leg | buy the track
The Flea by Emma Curtis | buy the track
Sick of Myself by Marshall Chapman | buy the track
Gwen Et Les Rats by Gwenwed | buy the track
Flea Circus by Uiscedwr | buy the track
I'm sure there are some goofs in there somewhere. Let us know if (when?) you find one!
We forgot to mention the maximum number of rat tokens in any region on the board is 3.