Episode 46: Stoned
Release Date: January 7, 2008
Running Time: 128 min.
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Woah! Five games, five designers... all in one box. The stars align for us to play Stonehenge: The Anthology Board Game. We review all five games, each by a different renowned designer.
News & Notes: 24 hour Game Marathon, Diplomacy, Winter Break
The List: Stonehenge: The Anthology Board Game
Name That Game: Win Archaeology from Adventureland Games
Backshelf Spotlight: Grass, Druidenwalzer
Game Sommelier: Five New Year's Resolutions for Gamers
Mail Bag: Archaeology 2nd printing, Game Waves for cheap
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
Game News & Notes
Hasbro is bringing the classic game of cunning and guile back into print this year!
24 Hour Game Marathon Jan 5-6
Stay tuned next episode for a documentary style show recounting the event!
The Spiel Takes Its Winter Break Feb. 4
No episode on Feb. 4. We'll return raring to go Feb. 18!
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Colts Cribbage Board
A gift from our friends Jack and Jeanie Mitchell. Pretty amazing, no?
Five great games in one box! Each game was designed by a renowned designer and uses the components in different ways and to varying degrees of success. An admirable concept and one we hope they continue to refine!
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 coveted custom Spiel Dice!
Congratulations to Ozjesting our winner for episode 44!
Grass BGG Entry
Dude! The only way to really have fun dealing drugs is to play this game.
Druidenwalzer BGG Entry
Brain busting 2 player game in the Kosmos series.
The Challenge: Five New Year's Resolutions for Gamers
|Play more classic games||Thumbs Up|
|Buy small press games||Thumbs Up|
|Organize Your Game Closet||Thumbs Up|
|Design Your Own Game||Thumbs Up|
|Donate/Teach Games||Thumbs Up|
Next Challenge: Game Sommelier returns later this year after our Winter Break
Thanks to donors Tom "Make Me a Slamwich" Gurganus, Greg "Blokus Baron" Sweet, Brad "Lord of Hermagor" Keen
Archaeology The Card Game is entering its 2nd printing.
Look at your local Tuesday Morning shops for a good deal on Game Wave systems discussed in Episode 45 .
We forgot to resolve the Poll! Here are the results.
The Question was: When you give games as gifts, what type of game do you most often give?
61% - Gateway Games
12% - Party Games
12% - Gamerly Games
11% - Kids Games
3% - Classic Games
I'm sure there are some other goofs in there somewhere. Let us know if (when?) you find one!