Episode 34 – The Motherbox

Episode 34 – The Motherbox

Week in Geek: Andrew plays Talisman on his iPad while Dan is embroiled in the middle of a Hayao Miyazaki movie marathon.

Sentinels of the Multiverse: Andrew, along with Nicole and Luke from AcrossTheBoardGames.net and mutual friend, Alex, to play a customized game of the card game that has captured Andrew’s interest for the last few months. Read Luke and Nicole’s writeup about this session.

Footballers of Catan: With the recent revelation that a group of Green Bay Packers players regularly play Settlers of Catan, Dan and Andrew ponder the possible mainstreaming of these previously not mainstream games.

Cones of Dumbshire:Catan-like fake-game created for an episode of Parks and Recreation is now being Kickstarted for an absurd (?) amount. Andrew and Dan briefly examine the ups and downs of this young Kickstarter.

Question of the Geek:

What digitized tabletop game have you enjoyed playing (regardless of platform)?

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For all intents and purposes, that was an episode recap.

Featured Music:

-“Stayin’ in Black” by Wax Audio

-“The Incredits” by Michael Giacchino (from The Incredibles)

-“Yakety Sax” by Boots Randolph

-“Main Title March” by John Williams (from Superman: The Movie)

-“Parks and Recreation Theme” by Gaby Moreno and Vincent Jones

-“Song from M*A*SH (Suicide is Painless)” by Johnny Mandel

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