Episode 153: Spiel des Schpiel 2012 - Part 1
Release Date: May 28, 2012
Running Time: 124 min.
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Win-win-win. The Spiel des Jahres is more than Germany's Family Game of the Year. It's an institution. And home to the 3 most prestigious awards in the industry. We begin this year's award season coverage with details on the Spiel des Jahres recommended games list and our review of Kingdom Builder, one of three nominees.
Spiel des Jahres Nominees: Vegas, Eselsbrucke, Kingdom Builder
Recommended List: Drecksau, Indigo, Kalimambo, Kulami, Stanta Cruz, Pictomania, Rapa Nui, Miss Lupun
Nominee #1: Kingdom Builder.
Mail Bag: Dice history, Sjoelen boards in Oregon
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
Spiel des Jahres Nominees
Kinderspiel des Jahres Nominees
Kennerspiel des Jahres Nominees
Recommended Games List
Thanks to multiple Spielers for sending in links to the History of Dice!
Thanks to Doug Richardson for letting us know about Sjoelen boards for sale in Oregon.
Music credits include
To Win Just Once by The Saw Doctors | the song
When I Win by Gaelic Storm | the song
Quitters Never Win by Dr. John | the song
Winning by The Sound | the album
Win Win by Lyle Workman | the song
Don't Play No Game That I Can't Win by The Beastie Boys | the song
I'm sure there are some goofs in there somewhere. Let us know if (when?) you find one!
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