Episode 101: How You Like Them Apples?
101: How You Like Them Apples?
Release Date: Apr. 26, 2010
Running Time: 118 min.
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Like peas and carrots. We serve up your recommended daily allowance of games featuring fruits and veggies including: Fruit Fair, a la Carte, and a Hoosier classic.
News & Notes: Yahtzee Scratch-off, iPad board games, Invaders from Outer Space
The List: Fruit Fair
Table Talk: Bacchus' Banquet
A History of Games in 100 Objects: A kernel of corn
Truckloads of Goober: a la Carte
Game Sommelier: 5 games we have covered in the past with staying power
Kid's Table: Ringo Flamingo
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
News & Notes
Yahtzee Scratch & Play link
Diceless Yahtzee in disposable scratch-off booklets. What the?
iPad Board Game Apps
The upcoming new release from Flying Frog pits circus freaks against a wave of Martian invaders. Compatible with their zombie horror game, Last Night on Earth.
Pick and plant wisely to earn the best ribbons. But be careful to manage your selection of fruits or you'll lose out on special ability tiles which help pave the way to victory.
A History of Games in 100 Objects
A kernel of corn
From ancient Greece and bored soldiers to backyards and barnlots... all from a humble seed.
Keep your character's secret victory condition while attending a feast hosted by Caligula. Watch your waistline, though. If you eat too much, you'll fall into a food coma!
The Kid's Table
Fling your rings from lifeboats onto whimsical flamingos while avoiding the dreaded alligators.
Truckloads of Goober
Psychotic chefs attempt to spice their dishes using condiment dispensers filled with strangely shaped pellets. One shake could leave you with a dish fit only for the pigs. Comes with mini-stoves, pans, and cool condiment shakers for each player.
The Game Sommelier
5 games Dave is glad he doesn't have to play again
5 games Dave pines away for
5 games Dave plays all the time
Next Challenge: 5 essential area-control games for players new to the genre.
Music credits (courtesy of Ioda Promonet) include:
"Kitchen Kabaret Medley" by La La Land
I'm sure there are some goofs in there somewhere. Let us know if (when?) you find one!