Episode 102: Y Not?
102: Y Not?
Release Date: May 10, 2010
Running Time: 135 min.
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All in favor, say Y. From the temples of Assyria to the pachyderms of Bombay, we review two titles from publisher Ystari Games.
News & Notes: Dungeonquest, Thru the Portal, Iron Die, Geekway to the West
The List: Assyria
Table Talk: Bombay
Truckloads of Goober: Cyclades
Game Sommelier: 5 area control games for players new to the genre
Back Shelf Spotlight: Yacht
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
News & Notes
Fantasy Flight is reprinting the Games Workshop classic. The new edition is set in the Runebound realm of Terrinoth.
Thru The Portal link
A new digital gaming magazine produced in the UK.
Amazing collectible metal dice from Italy!
Geekway to the West link
Fun affordable weekend getaway hosted by a great gaming community in St. Louis.
Build ziggurats, place huts, feed your people and hope to survive the coming floods!
Back Shelf Spotlight
From its origins in Latin America as the game Generala, to the shipboard favorite of a Canadian couple, we look into the origins of the most popular dice game of the last 100 years.
Load up your pachyderms and sell bundles of silk for the best price.
Truckloads of Goober
Bid for the services of the gods to control the isles.
The Game Sommelier
5 area control games for players new to the genre
Lesser known titles
Next Challenge: 5 games you can improvise from natural materials
Music credits (courtesy of Ioda Promonet) include:
I'm sure there are some goofs in there somewhere. Let us know if (when?) you find one!