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Episode 18: 2006 Holiday Gift Guide


18: 2006 Holiday Gift Guide

Release Date: Dec. 4, 2006

Running Time: 93 min.

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A special holiday game gift guide! Over 50 game recommendations for gamers of all ages and games of all flavors.

Complete Show Notes continue after the break.

Pre-School Games

Price Range Title URL
$10 & Under: Big Top Link
$25 & Under: Dancing Eggs Link
$40 & Under: Chicken Cha Cha Cha Link
Sky's the Limit: Gulo Gulo Link


Elementary School Age Games

Price Range Title URL
$10 & Under: Pirates of the Spanish Main Link
$25 & Under: China Moon Link
$40 & Under: Khet Link
Sky's the Limit: Heroscape Collection Link


Teen Games

Price Range Title URL
$10 & Under: Fluxx Link
$25 & Under: Blokus Link
$40 & Under: Primordial Soup Link
Sky's the Limit: Runebound & Expansions Link


2-Player Games

Price Range Title URL
$10 & Under: Brawl Link
$25 & Under: Polarity Link
$40 & Under: Backgammon Link
Sky's the Limit: Gipf Project Link


Party Games

Price Range Title URL
$10 & Under: Saboteur Link
$25 & Under: Wits & Wagers Link
$40 & Under: Wise & Otherwise Link
Sky's the Limit: Bausack Noir Link


Beer & Pretzel Games

Price Range Title URL
$10 & Under: Bang! Link
$25 & Under: Kung Fu Samurai on Giant Robot Island Link
$40 & Under: Lexio Link
Sky's the Limit: Nuclear War Collection Link


Game Virgin Games

Price Range Title URL
$10 & Under: Rage Link
$25 & Under: TransAmerica Link
$40 & Under: Elfenland Link
Sky's the Limit: Cosmic Encounter Collection Link


Goober Games

Price Range Title URL
$10 & Under: Icehouse: Treehouse Link
$25 & Under: Shear Panic Link
$40 & Under: El Grande Decennial Link
Sky's the Limit: Settlers Special Edition Link


Strategy/War Games

Price Range Title URL
$10 & Under: Feudal Link
$25 & Under: Chinese Chess Link
$40 & Under: A Game of Thrones Link
Sky's the Limit: Antiquity Link


Euro Games

Price Range Title URL
$10 & Under: Verrater Link
$25 & Under: Boomtown Link
$40 & Under: Caylus Link
Sky's the Limit: Master Thieves Link


Whacked Out Games

Price Range Title URL
$10 & Under: Bitin' Off Hedz Link
$25 & Under: All Wound Up Link
$40 & Under: Tumblin' Dice Link
Sky's the Limit: Burp! Link


Spiel de Stephen

Price Range Title URL
$10 & Under: Once Upon a Time Dark Tales Link
$25 & Under: Buy Word Link
$40 & Under: Pillars of the Earth Link
Sky's the Limit: Flames of War Armies Link


Spiel de Dave

Price Range Title URL
$10 & Under: USA 1910 Link
$25 & Under: Mona Lisa Mysteries Link
$40 & Under: Shogun Link
Sky's the Limit: Broadsides & Boarding Parties Link

FYI: "Wrap It Up" is a song by the Fabulous Thunderbirds.

Errata

In Dancing Eggs, dice tell you where to balance the eggs, not cards.

Dave, it's pronounced nu-clear, not nucular. :)

I'm sure there are some goofs in there somewhere. Let us know if (when?) you find one!

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