Episode 191: Cube-a-licious

Release Date: Mar. 31, 2014

Running Time:  118  min.

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Hip to be square. We review Amerigo and Ka-Boom, two games that use simple wooden cubes in very creative but very different ways. Amerigo has a cube tower that randomizes actions each turn. Ka-Boom has cube catapults players use to knock down opponent's towers.

News & Notes:  Panamax, KanBan, X-Files, NECA - Hastings merger
Crowdfunding Round-Up: Board Games Now Blind Accessible, Champions of the Galaxy Live Event
The List: Amerigo, Ka-Boom!
Back Shelf Spotlight:  Among the Stars
Truckloads of Goober: Navia Dratp

Complete Show Notes continue after the break.

News & Notes

Panamax  BGG  |  Stronghold Games &  MESA Boardgames

Kan Ban   BGG  |  Press Release

The X-Files   BGG  |  IDW

NECA - Hastings Merger  Link

Abyss  BGG  

Crowdfunding Round-Up

Board Games Now Blind Accessible  Kickstarter

Champions of the Galaxy Live Event  Kickstarter

The List

Amerigo  BGG | Queen Games

Ka-Boom  BGG |  HUCH! & friends

Truckloads of Goober

Navia Dratp  BGG 

Back Shelf Spotlight

Among the Stars  BGG | Artipia Games


Music credits include:

You're So Square   by Buddy Holly   | the song

Unsquare Dance   by Dave Brubeck Quartet   | the song

Nostalgia in Times Square   by Charles Mingus   | the song

Hip To Be Square   by Nemo's Quintet   | the song


I'm sure there are some goofs in there somewhere.

Let us know if (when?) you find one

We spelled the Truckloads of Goober game NAVIA DRAPT when it is actually NAVIA DRATP. 

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