Episode 173: Sim Chitty
Release Date: Apr. 1, 2013
Running Time: 155 min.
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Urban cardboard jungles. We review three games, each with their own take on urban planning: from the futuristic treehouses of Ginkgopolis to the crowded streets of Suburbia to the far flung shores of France and the walls of Saint Malo.
News & Notes: DVDs, Gaming Hoopla, Squadra Games, Survive Expansions
The List: Ginkgopolis, Suburbia, Saint Malo
Favorites: Nefertiti (Doug Faust)
The Game Sommelier: 5 games paired with scenes/songs from musicals
Mail Bag: Card games in Milwaukee Art Museum, Scopa, Family Vacation
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
News & Notes
Made For Play DVDs now available! Link
DVD copies of the film are available now! The film is $20 plus shipping.
The film is subtitled in English, French, Swedish, Spanish and Polish. We are very proud of the effort and quality of the documentary and we are very excited to offer it to audiences around the world.
DVDs are shipped to US and international addresses via USPS Priority Mail.
Gaming Hoopla - Janesville, WI - April 19-21 Link
The Game Sommelier
On the hot seat: Dave Challenge from: Brian Worrel
The Challenge: 5 games paired with scenes/songs from musicals
Peter Pan - Corsari (aka I Go)
Sweeny Todd - Mr. Jack
The Producers - Show Manager
My Fair Lady - Royal Turf (aka Winner's Circle)
Anything Goes - Gang of Four
Thanks to Larry Kruger for sharing his experience at the Milwaukee Art Museum's card party!
Check out Family Vacation from Jolly Roger Games on Kickstarter. Link
Music credits include:
Moulin Rouge by Ruth Welcome | the song
Princess Andy by Petrojvic Blasting Company | the song
Scherzo by The Mighty Accordian Band | the album
Caravan by The Mighty Accordian Band | the album
The Clap by Bostich & Fussible | the song
I'm sure there are some goofs in there somewhere. Let us know if (when?) you find one!
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