Both winners of our Zooloretto Wurfelspiel Contest are announced! (1:40) and Jeff reviews Descent Second Edition at length after more than 10 plays! (3:55). Other Games discussed this episode are FFG’s Fortress America (48:05), King of Tokyo (58:56), Various Haba Games (1:11:28), Macao (1:27:17), Airlines Europe & Glen More (1:35:50), St Petersburg Expansion (1:52:39), Maharani from Queen Games (1:54:24), FFG’s new Sky Traders (1:59:12), and Summoner Wars (2:18:15). The show is then concluded with information on whats coming next. (2:25:06).
In this episode Jeff shares his favorite game store experience along with some discussion on two new board game stores that opened up at the same time just blocks away! (1:23) Jeff then gets a bit pissed off at Sedition Wars (20:43) and reviews the new Quarriors! Quarmageddon expansion along with the base game. (30:06)
Rob talks about Monza (50:38) and the hosts then discuss Lost Cities (53:05), Zooloretto (59:11), and Saint Petersburg (1:04:41). Rob and Jeff both share separate rants about Yucata.de (1:17:23) and then cover several games in the Game Lust segment including The Hunters: German U-Boats at War (1:23:25), World at War America Conquered (1:24:54), Conflict of Heroes 2nd Edition (1:26:00), Bloody Crossroads (1:26:25), Macao (1:27:08), Vegas (1:31:00) and Victory Point Games (1:31:55). The hosts then conclude the show. (1:35:20)
In this episode Jeff gives out a suggestion for the next big Board Gaming mobile application (1:46), Rob talks about Neuroshima Hex for Android (6:13), the whole Urbion thing (8:03), and how he has still been missing out on Trajan…which prompts Jeff to discuss how he uses BGG and other tools to track thoughts on games and so forth (9:24).
Jeff discusses Infiltration at length (22:35), also Tooth & Nail: Factions Lite (52:07), and then Railways of the World (1:07:39). Misc. other games played by Jeff and Rob are then discussed (1:19:02) including a brief 3 player session report after Rob takes Zooloretto Wurfelspiel to work (1:19:52). A contest reminder for 2 Copies of Zooloretto Wurfelspiel follows (1:25:40).
In the Game Lust segment, Jeff mentions The Duke (1:28:46), Sleuth/Venture/Monad (1:32:00), and Rob regurgitates some old lusts (1:34:30).
During Listener Feedback, the hosts answer questions about favorite game mechanics, favorite fillers, favorite dice games, game stores, interviews, online gaming, kickstarter, culling games and more in response to 6 listener emails and 1 voicemail shared on-air (1:36:42). The hosts then conclude the show (2:23:16).
We are giving away two brand new Abacusspiele German import copies of Zooloretto Wurfelspiel provided by the shows hosts, Jeff and Rob. (Each copy is part of a separate drawing).
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To then be entered into both drawings, call our voicemail at (754)444.TBGL or (754)444.8245 (Or you can email us a pre-recorded .mp3 file of your voice message).
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