Episode 142 - Easy Peasy
Release Date: Dec. 12, 2011
Running Time: 116 min.
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Lemon squeezy. Two surveys of games everyone can play. First, the Easy Play game series from Schmidt Spiele with reviews of Burgen Land and Finito. Second, we trace the ancestry of Finnish Lawn Bowling.
News & Notes: Pastiche Int. Version, Wiz War, 1st & Goal, Top Promoter
The List: Burgen Land, Finito
Back Shelf Spotlight: Kyykka, Gorodki, Kubb, Molkky
Game Sommelier: 5 American games that would benefit from Euro mechanics
Mail Bag: Durak history, Meeple plate, Elder Sign correction
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
News & Notes
20 new custome dice with a ton of new abilities!
An invaluable resource for anyone interested in game design.
Schmidt Spiele Easy Play Series
Easy Play for Kids
Burgen Land BGG
Build three colored castles by rolling dice and maneuavering the crown around the board to score and win.
Bingo meets dice with a twist: meaningful decisions!
Back Shelf Spotlight
The Game Sommelier
The Challenge: 5 American games that would benefit from more Euro mechanics.
Pledge Drive 2011
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Thanks to Kevin Rutherford for the awesome Meeple license plate!
Thanks to all the Spielers who wrote in to correct our description of focusing during our review of Elder Sign.
Thanks to John McLeod for providing more information on the history of Durak.
Music credits include:
Easy Peasy The Kinnardlys | Buy the song
Living on Easy Street George Jones & Melba Montgomery | Buy the song
It's So Easy Louis Jordan | Buy the song
Easy Lover Jaded Heart | Buy the song
Nice 'n Easy Frank Sinatra | Buy the song
Ease on Down the Road Vocalicious | 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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