Episode 158: Iftah Ya Simsim!
Release Date: Aug. 6, 2012
Running Time: 112 min.
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3 magic words. We review Sidibaba, a game that pits a team of players against the Leader of the Thieves in a timed race to find treasure and escape. We also look at an innovative dice driven train game, Rolling Freight.
News & Notes: The Spiel - Season 7 on Kickstarter, Flying Frog, Fallen City of Karez
The List: Sidibaba
Back Shelf Spotlight: Open Sesame
Playbill: Rolling Freight
Game Sommelier: 5 games that should be films
Mail Bag: Spiel dice earrings, tweaking
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
News & Notes
The Spiel Season 7 on Kickstarter! Link
Our fundraising campaign has started and we need your help to make our goal!
Fallen City of Karez Kickstarter
Back Shelf Spotlight
The Game Sommelier
The Challenge: 5 games that should be films
Thanks to Tegan Kelly for sending us pics of her Spiel dice earrings. They were part of her board gamer Olympic athlete costume for a recent party. Awesome!
Music credits include:
Sultan's Delight by The Sheiks | the album
Shish-Kebab by Ralph Merterie | the album
Rock el Casbah by Rachid Taha | the song
Ali Baba's Camel by Rhythmic Troubadors | the song
Ali Baba's Boogie by Preston Love & Orchestra | the album
I'm sure there are some goofs in there somewhere. Let us know if (when?) you find one!
Dave says there are 10 numbered passageway tiles in Sidibaba. In fact, there are only 7 numbered ones.
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