Episode 172: Game, Set, Match
Release Date: Mar. 18, 2013
Running Time: 164 min.
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Rummy revisions. We review A Fool's Fortune and Morels two set collecting card games that breathe new life into this well known and time tested genre PLUS the first in a series of interviews with Major Fun, Bernie DeKoven.
News & Notes: Line Dice, Scopa cards, TableTop Day, Asgard & Oddville
The List: A Fool's Fortune, Morels
Back Shelf Spotlight: Palastgeflüster
Truckloads of Goober: Avalanche / Astroslide
Interview: Major Fun (Bernie DeKoven), Part 1
The Game Sommelier: 5 games that would make great tattoos
Mail Bag: Dweebutante Ball, ApocalypZe, The Answer Men
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
News & Notes
Line Dice Link
International Tabletop Day - March 30 Link
Made For Play DVDs coming soon! Link
Scopa Cards - Spiel Style Preview the cards
Asgard and Oddville coming to the States via ACD ICv2
Back Shelf Spotlight
Interview: Major Fun!
The Game Sommelier
On the hot seat: Tim Huesken
The Challenge: 5 games that would make great tattoos
Dweebutante Ball Link
"The Answer Men" article in Time magazine Link
Music credits include:
Don't Set Me Free by Ray Charles | the song
There's a Fungus Among Us by Hugh Barrett | YouTube
Set We Free by Patrick Fitzgerald | the song
I've Got My Mind Set On You by James Ray | YouTube
Set Me Free by The Kinks | YouTube
I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire by The Ink Spots | the song
I'm sure there are some goofs in there somewhere. Let us know if (when?) you find one!
There are actually FOUR Pawns and FOUR Courts in the extended Decktet, NOT three as stated in the show.
Sponsored Link: Game Salute Link
The Emperor's New Clothes Link