Episode 184: Try To Take Over The World!

Release Date: Oct. 14, 2013

Running Time:   118 min.

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Narf! We explore Kemet and Eight Minute Empire, two games of conquest which come at the genre from unexpected angles: Kemet through a mystical tech-tree and Eight Minute Empire through time pressure. 

News & Notes: El Caballero, All A-Board Holiday, Buccaneer Bones, KS Roundup 
The List: Kemet, Eight Minute Empire
Game Sommelier: 5 mathy games for people who hate math 

Complete Show Notes continue after the break.

News & Notes

Spiel-a-thon Nov. 22 BGG Con Dallas TX

We If you're attending the convention in Dallas, I hope you'll join us for the Spiel-a-thon, our annual fundraiser for The Spiel Foundation. We raise money to donate bundles of games to childrens' hospitals and senior centers around the country.

For more info or to pre-register, click here.

El Caballero   BGG  |  Rio Grande

All A-Board Gaming Holiday  Link

Buccaneer Bones BGG  |  Wattsalpoag Games

Kickstarter Roundup


The UnCommons

Ninja Dice

Frozen Rampage

Golem Arcana

The List

Kemet  BGG | Matagot

Eight Minute Empire  BGG |  Red Raven Games

The Game Sommelier

On the Hot Seat: Josh Laison

The challenge: 5 games

Josh's Selections

Geometry:  Blokus,  The Climbers

Logic:  Uluru,  Rush Hour

Probability:  Incan Gold,  Liar's Dice

Graph Theory:  Tsuro

Math in Game Design:  Spot It,  Relic Runners  


Music credits include:

Stun Phlogiston   by Paddy Steer  |  the song

Theme From Pinky & The Brain  |  the song


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

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