Episode 30: The Golden Hippo
30: The Golden Hippo
Release Date: May 28, 2007
Running Time: 87 min.
Skullduggery! Sometimes sneaky is better than strong. We fight over carcasses in Scavenger Hunt and pilfer treasure from lost tombs in Incan Gold.
News & Notes: Cartagena 2, Gipf Set 3, Spiel des Jahres Nominees, Blackbeard
The List: Scavenger Hunt, Incan Gold
Backshelf Spotlight: Filthy Rich, Liar's Dice
Truckloads of Goober: Duel in the Dark
Game Sommelier: Five games for a Cub Scout campout with 20+ people
Mail Bag: Dice video, Homebrew dice towers, Hearts strategies, Sheepshead
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
Game News & Notes
Cartagena II Link
New mechanics and new goals make this look like a keeper.
Gipf Project Set 3 Link
At last! The final set of Gipf potentials is available.
2007 Spiel des Jahre Nominee Link (German)
The Thief of Baghdad link
Jenseits von Theben link
The classic Avalon Hill pirate game is back with a new rules set!
Drag a giraffe neck or the business end of a hippo back to your lair, score points and win the game!
Incan Gold BGG entry
A new version of Diamant. Press your luck as you venture further into the temple for treasure or trouble!
Mystery Connection Contest
Can you find a connection between these two games? We find a mystery connection each episode and challenge you, the listener, to hunt for it! Post your guesses to the Forum . Find the connection and you could win a pair of custom Spiel dice !
Congratulations to Ben Tichy in Calistoga, CA our winner for episode 29!
Filthy Rich Link
Buy business signs and place them into a three ring binder, roll dice and score some cash, unless someone turns the page and puts a sign over yours!
Liar's Dice Link
It has many names, but at its core it is a classic roll and bluff game.
Truckloads of Goober
(submitted by David Siskin)
Duel in the Dark BGG Entry
World War II air combat game over Germany. Loads & loads of goober!
The Challenge: find five games for a Cub Scout Troop to play on a camping trip.
Thanks to listener Brad Sanford for this challenge
|Pass The Bomb||Thumbs Up|
|White Elephant Exchange||Thumbs Up|
|Pictionary/Win, Lose, or Draw||Thumbs Up|
|A to Z|| Thumbs Up
|Liar's Dice||Thumbs Up|
|Pass The Bomb