Episode 135: GenCon 2011 - Part 2

Release Date: Aug. 29, 2011

Running Time:  107 min.

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Meet the people behind the games. Conversations with publishers of games for kids and families as well as games for players interested in deeper strategy and high adventure.


Moosetache Games
Quebec (Le Scorpion Masque)
Villagers & Villains (Studio 9 Games)
Chaotic Connections
Haywire Group
Sentinels of the Multiverse

Flying Frog Productions
FoxMind Games
"Prof" Herbert (artist)
Jeff Ryan (writer)

Out of the Box

Kevin Cook (dice collector)
and much more!

Complete Show Notes continue after the break.

GenCon 2011 Interviews

Moosetache Games Link

Quebec (Le Scorpion Masque Games) Link

Villagers & Villains (Studio 9 Games) Link

Chaotic Connections Link

AEG (Alderac Entertainment Group) Link

Haywire Group Link

Sentinels of the Multiverse (Greater Than Games) Link

Flying Frog Productions Link

Fauna (FoxMind Games) Link

"Prof" Herbert (Artist) Link

Jeff Ryan (Writer) Link

Bug Out (Out of the Box Games) Link

Kevin Cook (Dice Collector) Link

Pledge Drive 2011

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Music credits include:

Hanky Panky Kind of Love  by Red Elvises  |  Buy the song

Brain Damage  by Austin Lounge Lizards  |  Buy the song

Monster Island  by Voodoo Trombone Quartet  |  Buy the song

The Cool Red Haired Maniac Polecat Man  by Hellbilly Club  |  Buy the song

Kobayashi  by Kobayashi  |  Listen to the song

Super Mario Theme for Trombone Quartet  by Pepamin-St  |  YouTube

Water Bug  by Sam Spence  | Buy the Album(s)

Where the Men - Dem Gone  by Lashing Dogs  |  Listen to the album

Lady Gaga Accordion Medley  by  Sophie's Smokin' Squeezebox  | YouTube


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

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 Dear The Spiel, thank you very much for this nice exposure for the Québec game. For thos who'd like to know more, here is the Québec site

Glad we can help spread the word.

Thanks for the link. Looking forward to seeing the game sometime soon.

Look for the out-takes at the end. :)