Episode 117: In the Pink
Release Date: Dec. 13, 2010
Running Time: 111 min.
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Paint the town. We swap camels, diamonds, and other trade goods playing Jaipur, a modern card game with a classic feel.
News & Notes: Dominic Crapuchettes, FFG Event Center, marathon man
The List: Jaipur
Back Shelf Spotlight: Events
Truckloads of Goober: Sumo Ham Slam
Game Sommelier: 5 games to pair with movies for a game/movie night
Mail Bag: Kackel Dackel story, Elemental Clash
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
News & Notes
Dominic Crapuchettes wins a TAGIE! Link
Congrats to Dominic and the whole North Star Games team!
Mansions of Madness Delayed Link
Problems with the miniatures will push the release of this title back to Spring 2011.
Fantasy Flight Event Center Link
Great venue for gaming in the Twin Cities. A nice selection of board and card games for sale, too.
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.
Swap goods and camels at the market to collect tokens and bonuses. First player to win two rounds, becomes the Maharaja's personal trader.
Back Shelf Spotlight
An Pick an event from history. Following an ordered script of 20 questions, the other players try to figure it out.
Truckloads of Goober
Magnetic Sumo wrestling hamsters. Do I need to say more?
The Game Sommelier
The Challenge: 5 games to pair with movies for a movie/game night
Next Challenge: 5 games for aspiring designers to learn from
Spieler Adnreas Propst wrote in to let us know his new game Elemental Clash has been picked up by TOG Entertainment and will be published in January 2011. Congrats, Andi!
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!