Episode 138 - Ripping Yarns
Release Date: Oct 10, 2011
Running Time: 136 min.
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Come fly the Zeppelin filled skies. We review Fortune & Glory a game of spine tingling pulp adventure and look at other games where story is king.
News & Notes: Power Grid: The Robots, Lost Temple, Essen!
The List: Fortune & Glory: The Cliffhanger Game
Back Shelf Spotlight: Middle Earth Quest, Tales of the Arabian Nights
Game Sommelier: 5 games for Peyton Manning to play during rehab
Mail Bag: Steampunk dice, Lingo
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
News & Notes
Power Grid: The Robots Link
A weekend of open games sponsored by CABS the Columbus (OH) Area Board Game Society. $25 advance registration. Over 1000 games in the library and tons of great players to meet.
Lost Temple BGG
Bandai's second entry into this deck building arena, and this time they've brought the Bord with them!
Spiel-a-thon! November 18th, 1-4 PM Dallas BGG Con! Link
Join the globe trotting race to collect occult artifacts before Mobsters and Nazis can bring them under their control.
Back Shelf Spotlight
Tales of the Arabian Nights BGG
The Game Sommelier
The Challenge: 5 games for Peyton Manning to play during his rehab from neck surgery
Pledge Drive 2011
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Cool Steampunk dice on Etsy! (thanks, Michael Denman)
Jotto is also a TV game show called Lingo.
Thanks to Matt Saunders for posting Mow Money to our forums!
Music credits include:
Music in this episode comes from the sountrack included in Fortune & Glory, composed and performed by Mary Beth Magallanes.
Rocky Top by Realtime Quartet | buy the song
I'm sure there are some goofs in there somewhere. Let us know if (when?) you find one!
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