Episode 163: Robots & Rondels
Release Date: Oct. 8, 2012
Running Time: 135 min.
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Going the distance. We review Milestones, a road building game that mixes abstract strategy with custom rondels, and dive into Smash Up, a genre bending card game chock full of pirates, ninjas, zombies and robots.
News & Notes: Mr. Card Game, Aztlan, Spiel-a-thon
The List: Milestones
Playbill: Smash Up
Truckloads of Goober: Medina
Game Sommelier: 5 games to Queen Elizabeth II celebrate her Diamond Jubilee
Mail Bag: No-tie dice, curling, Artemis
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
News & Notes
Card game based on the comical online RPG Kingdom of Loathing.
Sheepdogs of Pendleton Hill Link
Pre-order and pick up at Essen!
Spiel-a-thon 2012 Link
Truckloads of Goober
The Game Sommelier
The Challenge: 5 games to play to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee. 4 games to represent the four regions of the United Kingdom and 1 game to play with Her Majesty. (challenge from Jamie McMillan).
England - Brass
Scotland - Hammer of the Scots
Wales - Mabinogion
Northern Ireland - Britannia
Her Majesty - Cribbage
True Dungeon Volunteering (thanks, Brian Symington)
Curling Monkeys (thanks, David McCarson)
Curling in Wasau (thanks, Greg Sweet)
Music credits include:
Many the Miles by Sara Bareilles | the song
500 Miles by The Hooters | the song
Six More Miles by Hank Williams | the song
(I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles by The Proclaimers | the song
Going the Distance by Cake | the song
Funky Cold Medina by Ton Loc | the song
Going the Distance by Bill Conti | the song
I'm sure there are some goofs in there somewhere. Let us know if (when?) you find one!
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