Episode 174: Blood, Sweat & Tears
Release Date: Apr. 15, 2013
Running Time: 155 min.
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Built to last. We celebrate the show's 7th anniversary with blocks of marble and tiki huts. We review of Palaces of Carrara and Hawaii, two games about building that offer challenge and strategy from a set of seemingly simple choices.
News & Notes: Spyrium, Relic Expedition, Canterbury, Origins Awards
The List: Palaces of Carrara, Hawaii
Back Shelf Spotlight: Master Builder
Truckloads of Goober: Mord im Arosa
The Game Sommelier: 5 games paired with movies/lines of dialogue
Mail Bag: Good Fortune film, Scopa input from Italy
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
News & Notes
Relic Expedition Link
Origins Awards 2013 Nominees Link
Truckloads of Goober
Back Shelf Spotlight
The Game Sommelier
On the hot seat: Stephen Challenge from: Doug Richardson
The Challenge: 5 games paired with movies/lines of dialogue
The Godfather - Alfredo's Food Fight
Chinatown - Dos Rios
Fargo - Kill Doctor Lucky
12 Angry Men - Who Would Win?
Network - TV Wars
Next Sommelier Challenge
Listener Albert Hernandez is on the hot seat next episode. His challenge is to find five games that do not have solitaire rules but should
Albert is the host of the One Player Podcast. Check it out! Link
Check out filmmaker Ed Foose's film project Good Fortune! He's looking for funding to finish the short film and submit it to festivals. Link
Thanks to Federico Latini for the Scopa input from an Italian player's point of view!
Music credits include:
Spinning Wheel by Blood, Sweat & Tears | the song
Dear Hula Girl by The Beach Band | the song
Lucretia MacEvil by Blood Sweat & Tears | the song
I'm sure there are some goofs in there somewhere. Let us know if (when?) you find one!
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