Episode 180: Spiel des Schpiel 2013
Release Date: July 8, 2013
Running Time: 168 min.
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Movies have the Oscars. Games have the Spiel des Jahres. We play and review the three nominees, Augustus, Hanabi, and Qwixx, and try to predict the winner.
Kinderpiel des Jahres Nominees: Hanabi, Augustus, Qwixx
Recommended List: Mixtour, Yay!, Riff Raff, Divinare, Rondo, Escape, Hand aufs Herz, Libertalia
News: Scopa Kickstarter, GenCon booth, Spiel dinner
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
News & Notes
Scopa: Gamers Edition Now Available on Kickstarter!
Our version of the classic Italian card game with a modern twist... meeples, dice dominoes and cards in place of the historical suits!
GenCon Booth - Scheduling Interviews Now!
We will be covering GenCon this year from our very own media booth on the trade show floor! Look for us next to the Game Salute Booth. We'll have a small video set with cameras, lights and microphones running.
We will be recording interviews Thursday - Saturday from 10:30 - 5:00. If you are a publisher or a designer and would like to sign up for a 30 minute time slot, please contact us!
Spiel Dinner - Friday, August 16, 6:30 Milano Inn
We can seat 16-20 people for our annual meetup. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to attend as space is limited! Milano Inn is a great locally ownd Italian restaurant. We are able to reserve a private dining room for free provided all diners order at least $15 in food/drink over the course of the evening.
Spiel des Jahres Nominees
Recommended Games List
Music credits include
I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles by Mr. Goon-Bones | the song
Firecracker by The Waitiki 7 | the song
Briggs' Corn Shucking Jig by The Carolina Chocolate Drops | the song
The In Crowd by Karl Swoboda | the song
Run Mountain by The Carolina Chocolate Drops | the song
Boodle-De-Bum-Bum by The Carolina Chocolate Drops | the song
I'm sure there are some goofs in there somewhere. Let us know if (when?) you find one!
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