Episode 19 - Cold Fusion

19: Cold Fusion

Release Date: Dec. 18, 2006

Running Time: 84 min.

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Recycle, reuse, replay! We warm up with a Mah Jongg variant called Forbidden and then tap into Power Grid, a game where garbage and wind can lead to vitctory.

Game News & Notes

Justinian  Link

Political wheeling and dealing in the ancient emperor's court.

Fletcher Capstan Expanding Tables Link

How about a game table that can seat 6 or 16? Amazing tables expand radially, increasing in size by 73%! Watch the video below!


The List

Forbidden  BGG entry

Light Mah Jongg card game with some inventive twists.

Power Grid  BGG Entry

Invest in different energy sources to power the most cities on the map.

Backshelf Spotlight: 

Can you see two connection between these games?

Email us with your guesses! One correct guesser will win a pair of laser cut custom Spiel dice!

The answer will be part of next episode's Spotlight.

No winners for Episode 17's connection! Try again with this one. Send your guesses early and often!

Dino Hunt  BGG Entry

Time travellers collect dinosaurs for points. Cards are filled with great information without being "educational."

De Bellis Antiquitatis (DBA)  BGG Entry   

Fast paced, tactical, and elegantly simple pre-gunpowder historical miniatures wargame.

Truckloads of Goober

Subbuteo Table Soccer   BGG Entry    

A Finger flicking fun game with a nearly 90 year history. Flick your players into the ball and drive it down the field! Hundreds of painted national and club teams,accessories, stadiums (with spectators), even lights are available.

Thanks to Adrian in Australia for bringing Subbuteo to our attention and sending us our very own Subbuteo set! Amazingly cool, Adrian. 

Subbuteo Videos

Subbuteo TV Ad from 1960s Modern Subbuteo TV ad Subbuteo Collector/History on Gloria Hunniford Show St. Louis Subbuteo League 2006 Midwest Major Highlights

Subbuteo Links from Adrian

Subbuteo 365

World Table Soccer

Subbuteo World

Federation International Sport Table Football

American Subbuteo Association

World Retro League

Little Plastic Men

Table Soccer USA

Subbuteo Start4All

Subbuteo Forum

Vintage Subbuteo

Peter Upton's Subbuteo