Episode 197: Spiel des Schpiel 2014
Release Date: June 23, 2014
Running Time: 125 min.
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The Big Red Pawn. Which game is worthy this year to be called Game of the Year (Spiel des Jahres)? We review Camel Up, Splendor and Concept and try to predict the winner.
Spiel des Jahres Nominees: Camel Up, Splendor, Concept
Recommended Games: SOS Titanic, Potato Man, Love Letter, Sanssouci, Battle Sheep
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
Game Day to Raise Money for Cancer Research Link
Join Spieler Neal Holroyd in Lancaster UK on August 17th for a great day of gaming for a great cause.
Interview with Tom Felber, Jury Chair: Spiel des Jahres Link
Mary Cousin's interview with Tom Felber gives us some interesting insight into the mindset of the jury.
Spiel des Jahres Recommended Games
Spiel des Jahres Nominees
Music credits include:
Apres La Pluie Les Dauphins | the album
Travelling Man Les Dauphins | the album
Behind My Camel The Police (covered by Primus) | the song
Hello Mary Lou Les Dauphins | the album
Tout Tout Tout Les Dauphins | the album
Petite Fille Les Dauphins | the album
Jumpin' Jive Cab Calloway remix by Pomdeter | the album
I'm sure there are some goofs in there somewhere
Let us know if (when?) you find one:
There are no red camels in Camel Up. But there are white camels!
Eafter each shake of the dice pyramid, the die that is revealed is placed on the board and is NOT placed back in the pyramid as is stated during our rules description.
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