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Episode 19 - Cold Fusion


Release Date: Dec. 18, 2006 Run Time: 84 min.

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Game News & Notes

Justinian Link

Political wheeling and dealing in the ancient emperor's court.

Fletcher Capstan Expanding Tables Link

How about a game table that can seat 6 or 16? Amazing tables expand radially, increasing in size by 73%!

The List

Forbidden BGG entry

Light Mah Jongg card game with some inventive twists.

Power Grid BGG Entry

Invest in different energy sources to power the most cities on the map.

Backshelf Spotlight:

Can you see two connection between these games?
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Dino Hunt BGG Entry

Timetravellers collect dinosaurs for points. Cards are filled with greatinformation without being "educational."

De Bellis Antiquitatis(DBA) BGGEntry

Fast paced, tactical, and elegantly simple pre-gunpowder historical miniatures wargame.

Truckloads of Goober

Subbuteo Table Soccer BGG Entry

A Finger flicking fun game with a nearly 90 year history. Flick your players into the ball and drive it down the field! Hundreds of painted national and club teams, accessories, stadiums (with spectators), even lights are available.

Thanks to Adrian in Australia for bringing Subbuteo to our attention and sending us our very own Subbuteo set! Amazingly cool, Adrian.

Subbuteo Videos

Subbuteo TV Ad from 1960s Modern Subbuteo TV ad Subbuteo Collector/History on Gloria Hunniford Show St. Louis Subbuteo League 2006 Midwest Major Highlights

Subbuteo Links from Adrian

Subbuteo 365 World Table Soccer
Subbuteo World
Federation International Sport Table Football
American Subbuteo Association
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Little Plastic Men
Table Soccer USA
Subbuteo Start4All

Subbuteo Forum
Vintage Subbuteo
Peter Upton's Subbuteo

Game Sommelier

The Challenge:

Dave must find five games for Scotty's wine and cheese party.

Dave's List
The BigCheese Bottle of Sherry
GoudaGoudaStephen's Vote: A nice Riesling Weinhandler Stephen's Vote: Block of EmmentallerVino Stephen's Vote: Hunk of Gorgonzola
GuillotineStephen's Vote: Baguette
Paris ParisStephen's Vote: Maurice Chevallier

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