Episode 130: Kinderspiel des Schpiel 2011
Release Date: June 13, 2011
Running Time: 147 min.
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Kids at heart. From magnetic wizards and sliding monsters to racing worms, we review the nominees for the most prestigious award for children's games, the Kinderspiel des Jahres, and try to predict the winner.
The Nominees: Magician's Kitchem, Monster Trap, There's A Worm In It
Recommended List: Der Grosse Kullern, Kissenschlacht, Zicke Zacke, Das Grosse Tier-Rätsel, 1000 Une Ein Schatz, Pappsatt, Grimaffen, Kleine Frschmusik, Magors Lesezauber, Banana Jump, Schätzinsel, Escape from T-Rex
Predictions: Our favorite, our selection, who will win
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
Recommended Games List
Ultra cutr dexterity game with catapult see-saws and bean bag pillows.
Pappsatt (Feeding Time) Official Site
It's feeding time at the zoo. you must carry the right pails of food to the right animals, but the trick is to remember which animal is in what cage and what they like to eat.
Speed game about barnyard animals behind fences. Any game with a poop card, is a sure fire hit with kids.
Build a line of tokens representing animal gestures and noises. Try to perform them al the the correct order to win.
Try to identify the partially hidden animal pictures through a series of questions and clues
Kleine Froschmusik BGG
A memory/singing game. Look to find 3 frog cards among the lillypads, then flip over a concert card which tells the group which notes to sing and in what order.
Move around the treasure chamber removing tiles and collecting loot but beware the robber can end the game quicker than you think.
A game that uses a high-tech Tiptoi pen to help players complete letter and reading puzzles while trying to find the raven who is stealing from the wizard.
Pachinko with bears. Yes, you hear me correctly. Pachinko with bears trying to move up the slanted board by collecting the balls as they fall.
Place wooden animals in a clearing, trying to fill it with the most of your type before the pesky baboon makes one complete circuit of the board.
Pirate game where players must work together to balance the treasure on an uneven ship and avoid the dreaded Fishbeard.
Co-op game where players work to keep a small but crafty dino from becoming T-Rex's next dinner.
Use your magic wand to push your apprentice around the board to 4 cauldrons, but beware of the magnetic stumbling blocks which will cause your ingredients to go flying when you least expect it.
Player join two teams and try to capture the most monsters by pushing them through the maze and into the pit using sliders threaded through the board.
Race yoru worm through the garden to the compost heap. The catch: this race takes place underground where no one can see! Push 1-6 cm tiles to advance your worm toward the finish line. Make bets along the way to gain bonus tiles.
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Music credits include:
Rollin' with Kid 'N Play by Kid 'N Play | buy the song
Hey Boy, Hey Girl by Louis Prima & Keely Smith | buy the song
Sweet Child O' Mine by Bossa n' Roses | buy the song
Kids in America by Bitch Alert | YouTube
Kids in America by Mona Carita | YouTube
My Baby Rocks Me by Rosemary Clooney | buy the song
Kiddio by Brook Benton | buy the song
Funhouse by Kid 'N Play | buy the song
Sweet Child O' Mine by Vitamin String Quartet | buy the song
I'm sure there are some goofs in there somewhere. Let us know if (when?) you find one!
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