Episode 151: Hot Stuff
Release Date: Apr. 30, 2012
Running Time: 178 min.
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Find 'em hot and leave 'em wet. Firefighter Major Brian Strange visits the padded cell to give us an expert's perspective on Flash Point - a board game of teamwork, burning buildings and daring rescues.
News & Notes: Ace of Spies, Off Your Rocker, Sentinels of the Multiverse, Keltis Dice, King of Tokyo
The List: Flash Point
Back Shelf Spotlight: Emergency!
Truckloads of Goober: Fire
Game Sommelier: Games Dave craves
Mail Bag: Adlung advice, Evansville connection, APE Games generosity
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
News & Notes
Made for Play: Board Games & Modern Industry
Ace of Spies Kickstarter
A card game of set collecting and sneakiness from designers Michael Fox and Mark Rivera.
Off Your Rocker Kickstarter
A party game that turns the tables on a hapless "psychiatrist." The group collectively chooses a quirk and through interacting with the group, the psychiatrist must identify what is wrong with them.
Sentinels of the Multiverse: Infernal Relics Kickstarter
The second printing of Sentinels will feature an ehanced version of the original game (better cards, bigger box and more) plus a new expansion with new heroes and villains and environments to add to the world of the game.
Keltis: The Dice Game BGG
A cube-y twist to the Reiner Knizia classic - Lost Cities.
King Of Tokyo, 2nd Ed. BGG
Monster mayhem from Richard Garfield. New edition of the game features etched dice instead of screen printed ones.
Try to rescue 7 victims from a burning building before it collapses. Requires teamwork and tough decisions.
Truckloads of Goober
A super stylish dexterity game great for kids or cocktail parties.
Back Shelf Spotlight
Sure, the game is a typical TV tie-in, but games can be vehicles for great memories as well as social interaction.
The Game Sommelier
The Challenge: 5 games Dave gets cravings to play
Thanks to APE Games for donating 36 copies of their Duck Duck games to The Spiel Foundation for our children's hospital bundles!!
Music credits include
Fire The Pointer Sisters | the song
Fight Fire Credence Clearwater Revival | the song
This Fire Franz Ferdinand | the song
Fire The Crazy World of Arthur Brown | the song
Disco Inferno The Trammps | the song
Light My Fire (Bluegrass Tribute - Pickin' On Series) | the song
I'm On Fire (Bruce Springsteen Tribute - Lullaby Players) | the song
The Roof Is On Fire Westbam (Ultimate Mix) | the song
I'm sure there are some goofs in there somewhere. Let us know if (when?) you find one!
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