Show #11.5 Session Report: Those Pesky Humans

Mark and Jeff "point-five" Minion Games' Those Pesky Humans. A mixed experience, but it was mostly a positive play experience, we thought. The big news (for Jeff) is that Jeff racks up another Point-Five show victory!!! (Jeff pauses for applause...). We'll be doing a couple more sessions of this one when the opportunity presents itself...and YOU --our Podcast Nation-- will benefit from our future play experiences in the form of brief field reports.

Stay tuned for Show 12.0 -coming real soon! Until then, write into the comments section, or send emails to Mark (mark@gameopolis.org), Jeff (jeff@...), or the Mark/Jeff Metamind (info@...)!!! Thank you for listening!

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Show #11: Those Pesky Humans and Carnage 2010

Mark and Jeff cover almost every aspect of the life of a boardgame in this show, we discuss a dusty old game box...then a game store...then a game...and lastly, a game convention!!!

Our Dusty Old Box segment focuses on something we believe few --if any-- of our listeners have encountered --a rare, Trademark game of space warfare potentially worth over $65,000! Or not. From here, we move on to our latest installment of our new segment, As Far As Possible Game Goes Kaupankaynti. Mark tells us about his game store-hunting in Washington DC, and then we strap into the Way-Back machine to revisit Jeff's recent trek to Game Empire in San Diego, CA. After hearing about Game Empire, we dig into our main segment for today's show: the game Those Pesky Humans, by Minion Games. This is primarily a 2-player game of human marauders perpetrating horrible injustices against the innocent monster home-owner who is just minding his own business. Lastly, we go into a brief recount of Jeff's experiences at the Carnage 2010 gaming convention. Lots of pics on the Gameopolis Flickr Page! We LOVE to hear from our listeners, so please post a comment to this blog entry, or send an email to info@gameopolis.org!

  • 00:00:00 Prelude
  • 00:01:15 Dusty Old Box
  • 00:08:22 As Far As Possible Game Goes Kaupankaynti
  • 00:25:00 Those Pesky Humans
  • 00:39:09 After Action Report: Carnage 2010 Gaming Convention
  • 00:48:30 Sign-off

Related links:

Stay tuned for Show 11.5 -coming real soon!

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Show #10.5 Session Report: Small World for the iPad

 

Mark and Jeff do an "old school" session report of Days of Wonder's Small World for the iPad.

Also, our Listener Feedback leads us to a discussion of old versus new...paper versus digital...book lights versus backlights. We'd LOVE to hear what our listeners think on this topic, so please send a comment to the blog, or an email to info@gameopolis.org!

  • 00:00:00 Prelude
  • 00:02:35 Listener Feedback
  • 00:14:52 Session Report -Small World on the iPad
  • 00:25:55 Sign-off

Stay tuned for Show 11.0 -coming real soon!

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Show # 10: Captain Treasure Boots and Boardgame Ports

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Arrrgggghh!!!! Those two wharf rats that go by the names-o-Mark and Jeff be runnin out thar cannons ta take on thar olde rival -ye Black Privateer! It's time for our second annual International Talk Like a Pirate Gameopolis Podcast. Mark and Jeff sail from port to port in search of a number of eclectic gaming related topics. After starting with the Dusty Old Box --a dusty olde treasure chest to be more exact-- we address some Listener Feedback and then launch into our first main topic --our Pirate themed Talk-Like-A-Pirate game: Cheapass Games' Captain Treasure Boots. Jeff gives us a brief over view of Capt Treasure Boots and describes his tricked-out copy featuring little teeny tiny pirate ships purchased from an online jewelry supply store. We'll post pictures of these teeny tiny square-riggers on the Gameopolis Flickr Page. Next, Mark and Jeff set sail in search of games ported from the tabletop to the portable electronic device. We span old and new games that have "crossed over to the other side". Lastly, we flip this topic on its head and discuss games --one in particular-- that has made this trek in the opposite direction: Skirmish Wars Advance Tactics. Jeff talks about his version of SWAT that he will be taking up to the Carnage 2010 Gaming Convention. And so this episode ends with a teaser for Carnage 2010.

  • 00:00:00 Prelude and Pirattitude
  • 00:01:04 Dusty Olde Treasure Chest
  • 00:11:40 Listener Feedback
  • 00:22:46 Mark's Phoning-it-in, Jeff's Higglety Pigglety
  • 00:24:12 Captain Treasure Boots
  • 00:39:20 Tabletop-to-Mobile App: crossing the line
  • 01:07:49 Carnage 2010 teaser: Jeff's Skirmish Wars Advance Tactics
  • 01:12:15 Sign-off

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Stay tuned for Show 10.5, a session report of one of the games we just talked about, coming very soon!

 

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Show #9.5 Session Report: Pizza Box Football

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Mark and Jeff take the Session Report format back to its roots in show 9.5. This Session Report is true to our original vision: an overview of the feel of the game, our general impressions, the main thoughts and choices we had in a typical game turn. We talk about what we liked and didn't like about it. At 18 minutes 10 seconds, this show is just long enough to listen to while enjoying a couple slices of pizza! Check out some pics of Pizza Box Football on our Gameopolis Flickr Page.

  • 00:00:00 Prelude
  • 00:01:53 Session Report: Pizza Box Football
  • 00:17:12 Sign-off

Related links:

Stay tuned for Show 10.0, coming to all premier theaters in Gameopolis City very soon!

 

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Show # 9: History of the World -and- Pizza Box Football

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It's a really big show....really...BIG. It's also our First Anniversary Show. And Mark and Jeff cover a lot of ground here -from introducing a new recurring segment --to closing-out the First Gameopolis Challenge --to addressing errata from previous shows --to 2 really fun games (one old and meaty; one new and light).

We start you off by opening up a Dusty Old Box...a Dusty, Deteriorating, Deciduous Box with an awesome game inside.

Then, we announce the five winners of our First Gameopolis Challenge. If you are one of the winners, be sure to email us at info@gameopolis.org to give us your physical address so we can send you your fantastic Gameopolis Coffee Mug!

In the show's main segment, Mark covers the Avalon Hill game History of the World. Mark covers the nuts and bolts of the game as well as some basic strategic considerations.

After Mark's coverage of HOTW, Jeff talks about a relatively new release from the On The Line Game Company: Pizza Box Football. Jeff tries to give you a basic feel for the game, its mechanics and some of the main gameplay options.

  • 00:00:00 Prelude
  • 00:01:20 Dusty Old Box
  • 00:07:32 The Winners of the First Gameopolis Challenge
  • 00:15:36 Erratum: error in Forbidden Island session report
  • 00:23:10 As Far As Possible Game Goes Kaupankaynti
  • 00:31:38 Avalon Hill's History of the World
  • 00:52:16 On The Line's Pizza Box Football
  • 01:05:30 Sign-off

Related links:

Stay tuned for Show 9.5 -our session Report- coming real soon!

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Show #8.5 Session Report: Forbidden Island

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Mark and Jeff go for an extended session report of Gamewright's Forbidden Island. Unlike most podcasts, we spend a bit of time filling in the basics of the game mechanics that we left out of show 8.0. We'll get a couple pictures from our play sessions up onto the Gameopolis Flickr Page very soon.

Also, we give our final notice for our Gameopolis Coffee Mug Challenge! We play samples of eight different sounds from the beeping, buzzing, whirring 1980s boardgame Dark Tower. Write into info@gameopolis.org with your guesses on the identities of the eight Dark Tower sounds. Writing in will get your name/email address into our raffle; getting all eight answers correct will get your name entered three times!!! Five lucky listeners will be drawn and will receive an awesome Gameopolis Coffee Mug!!!

Stay tuned for Show 9.0 -coming real soon!

 

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Show #8: Forbidden Love

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You've heard about it since January...You've wondered when it would become a reality...Epic in scale...and now it's HERE!  It's the Podcast of Love. Since this is a "whole-number episode", we start off by investigating a Dusty Old Box.

In the show's main segment, it's the Podcast of Love. We talk about what some of you --our beloved listeners, our Podcast Nation-- truly LOVE about the hobby of gaming. We read out several blog postings and emails that we've received on this topic, and comment on each of them.

In a second segment (actually a mini-segment), Mark talks about a brand-new release from Gamewright: Forbidden Island, which we'll talk about again in the upcoming session report, Show 8.5.

Lastly, we put out another invitation to you all to participate in our Gameopolis Coffee Mug Challenge, which we first rolled-out in Show 7.5. We play samples of eight (not nine) different sounds from the beeping, buzzing, whirring 1980s boardgame Dark Tower. Write into info@gameopolis.org with your guesses on the identities of the eight Dark Tower sounds. Writing in will get your name/email address into our raffle; getting all eight answers correct will get your name entered three times!!! Five lucky listeners will be drawn during Show 9.0, each of whom will receive an awesome Gameopolis Coffee Mug!!!

  • 00:00:00 Prelude
  • 00:02:00 Dusty Old Box
  • 00:08:11 The Gameopolis Coffee Mug Challenge
  • 00:12:23 The Podcast of Love
  • 00:40:45 Gamewright's Forbidden Island
  • --AND Mark and Jeff 'verb' a term
  • 00:45:36 Reprise of The Gameopolis Coffee Mug Challenge and sign-off

Related links:

Stay tuned for Show 8.5 -our session Report on Forbidden Island- coming real soon!

 

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Show #7.5 Session Report: The REAL 7.5

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Mark and Jeff cut the shenanigans and record the "Real Show 7.5". We start off with a plug for The Print and Play Podcast --a podcast about (mostly) free-to-download games that you can find at BoardgamePodcasts-dot-com. Then, it's onto our Listener Feedback segment, in which we discuss hearing from a couple new game designers --and more.

In the show's main segment, we talk about a play session of Jeff's home-brewed expansion to Steve Jackson Games' Car Wars Card Game. We decided to hazard the use of the Way-Back Machine one more time to allow you-the-listener to go back to the setup session and hear each of our car design strategies before we discuss the game and the results.

In a short final segment, we unveil our Gameopolis Coffee Mug Challenge! We play samples of eight different sounds from the beeping, buzzing, whirring 1980s boardgame Dark Tower. Write into info@gameopolis.org with your guesses on the identities of the eight Dark Tower sounds. Writing in will get your name/email address into our raffle; getting all eight answers correct will get your name entered three times!!! Five lucky listeners will be drawn and will each receive an awesome Gameopolis Coffee Mug!!!

  • 00:00:00 Prelude
  • 00:01:10 Plug for the Print and Play Podcast
  • 00:03:28 Listener Feedback
  • 00:14:31 Session Report of Jeff's Expansion for the Car Wars Card Game
  • 00:24:03 The Gameopolis Coffee Mug Challenge

Related links:

Stay tuned for Show 8.0 -The Podcast of Love- coming real soon!

 

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Show #6.5 Monaural re-release

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Your voice has been heard; your vote counted!!!!

All hail Gameopolis as a paragon of Democracy!!!!

Okay, so we're probably overstating this a bit, but rest-assured your voice WAS HEARD. Our Surveymonkey survey on monaural vs stereo sound was tallied, and due to overwhelming vote, we are switching back to monaural sound (both of your ears will hear the exact same thing). For now, here is a re-release of show 6.5 re-mixed for monaural sound. If you already downloaded 6.5 and are okay with it in its original format, then you need not download this file. But if you downloaded 6.5 and were disappointed by the stereo effect, then this file will fix the problem.

Thanks again for your feedback. We'll be talking to you again very soon!

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Jeff's new M.O.: From now on, the kid's rolling my dice for me.

This evening, I (Jeff) had the joy that all parent/gamers look forward to: I played my first entire, complete, start-to-finish game with my older (4-year-old) son.  This event was remarkable --and holds Gamer interest that goes beyond the mere "doting dad story"-- for a few reasons, detailed below.

Now, in full disclosure, this was not the first time I had played a game with my older boy.  We have many partial games of Chutes and Ladders and Candyland under our collective belts.  Tonight was different.  My FIRST surprise of the evening was that tonight, the game was my son's idea!  In the past, it was always I that was trying to encourage my son into a game-of-something.  In contrast, my son told ME that he want to play a game! So we went into the family play room and started scanning the shelves of assorted toddler games, but as I ran my pointing hand past the Candyland, the Chutes and Ladders, and the Hi Ho Cherry-O, my son said, "No! Daddy Games!" --and this was my SECOND surprise of the night-- My son pushed my pointing hand up to the highest shelf that is home to all of my boardgames from when I was a kid: my original Battleship set, my original Monopoly and Clue games are on this shelf.  Tonight it was NOT going to be Candyland or Chutes and Ladders; it was going to be Dungeon Dice.  While this game is not a deep well of strategy, it is not a toddler game by any means.  The box reads "Ages 8 and up".  "Okay", I said, "we can play Dungeon Dice."  My son followed me proudly as we carried the game to the dining room to set it up, all the while saying "Boardgame Night! Boardgame Night!"  (As an aside, one night  a month, I host my gaming group for boardgame night --which I hold in the dining room-- so my son was apparently very excited about having his own Boardgame Night with daddy.)

Now before I tell you about my third and final surprise of the evening, a quick word about Dungeon Dice as a game.  This is basically a dice rolling game as you'd guess from the title.  Each player represents a prisoner in a dungeon trying to dig their way to freedom.  You extend your escape tunnel by rolling matching sets of symbols on the game dice --which are 6-sided dice whose 6 sides depict symbols of five different types of escape tools (shovels, lanterns, daggers, etc) or the Guard!  The Guard is bad; more on the Guard later.  You collect tunnel cards by rolling 3-of-a-kind or higher: 1 tunnel card for 3-of-a-kind; 2 tunnel cards for 4-of-a-kind; 3 tunnel cards for 5-of-a-kind, etc.  Build a tunnel of 8 tunnel cards and you win.  Very simple.  There are a few additional rules that force a bit a light strategy into the dice rolling, but you get the picture.  This is basically Yatzee-Lite-with-fantasy-chrome.

Now, this sets the stage for my THIRD revelation of the evening: this kid can SERIOUSLY roll dice!!!  The first game (we played twice, and my son won both games) my son took his first turn rolling the six dice and right-off-the-bat rolled four daggers!  As per the game rules, those four dagger dice are set aside and he gets the option to re-roll the remaining dice to try to better his score.  He took the remaining two dice and rerolled them producing a fifth dagger!  One turn; three cards!  This kept up, and I think in four or five turns, he won the game.  The top picture shows the game board at the end of play.

My son then told me he wanted to play again! Maybe he really enjoyed it, or maybe he thought he was forestalling bedtime.  Anyway, the second game was much closer.  In fact, on two consecute turns, my son rolled 3 Guards and ended his turn without collecting any tunnel cards, which allowed me to take the lead. Then, my son took the dice and rolled...yep, you guessed it... Five-of-a-kind, and won the game (bottom picture).

So, as I reflect on this evening, I am very glad that my son has finally taken to gaming (before bedtime, he asked for assurance that we can play again tomorrow, which as many of you can appreciate, will be one of the things that I will dream of tonight).  I am also glad that my son apparently does not share his dad's misfortune with the dice (I have got to have the worst dice rolling abilities of anyone I know, and I am glad that my son is not stricken by the same affliction). 

Now, I need to check the regs of any tournaments that I consider entering to see if they make provisions for "Designated Rollers".  If it is at all possible, I want my son to do my dice rolling for me!

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Stay Tuned for the First-Ever Gameopolis Give-Away!!!

YES!!! It's our first official "Give-Away".  Sometime in a near-future show, we will announce the details of our first give-away.  We can't tell you the detail now because... well... honestly, we don't know the details yet.  But we can tell you that five lucky-and-skillful listeners will receive a Gameopolis coffee mug (I guess to be totally neutral I should say "hot beverage mug" --we receive no money from the Coffee Growers' Association).  We can also tell you that entry will involve some sort of gaming-related, Gameopolis-related quiz.

As always, we want to say "thank you" for listening, and also thanks for writing-in to our email (info@gameopolis.org) or comments sections!!!

 

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Mark and I are away from the microphones for a couple weeks for "real life" issues (family stuff...travel stuff...all kind-o-stuff), so I thought I would take this opportunity to update our Gameopolis Flickr account which has fallen sadly out-of-date.  Click Here to see recent photos related to Shows 5.5, 6.5, and 7.

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Show #7.5 Special Session Report

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Mark and Jeff cover a lot of ground in this special Session Report.  Unlike past Session Reports, the games discussed in this show are NOT those that were described in Show 7.0.  Mark and Jeff cover everything ranging from nostalgic children's games, to licensed boardgames, to games based on episodes of the original Star Trek series.  You will also hear exciting news about the possibility of gameopolis gaining its first official sponsor.  So pull-up your favorite comfy-chair and settle-in with Mark and Jeff for some more Gameopolis.  Thanks for listening!

Stay tuned for Show 8, coming real soon!

 

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Show #7: Stone Age and Home-Brewed Expansions

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Mark and Jeff get back to the topic of the Dusty Old Box...this time with Jeff's super-double-secret extra-special dusty old box --which for a change is actually dusty! Afterward, Mark tells us about Rio Grande's Stone Age, a light and colorful game of community-building set in the dawn of human civilization. Next, Jeff's talks about Home-Brewed Boardgame Expansions: home rules sets complete with additional game components added. The point is to add some functionality to an already-great game.  To illustrate, Jeff talks about his home brewed expansions to Steve Jackson Games' Car Wars Card Game, and Avalon Hill's Monsters Menace America. We'll add some pictures of these games to the Gameopolis Flickr Account.

  • 00:00:00 Prelude
  • 00:05:27 Dusty Old Box
  • 00:13:17 Stone Age
  • 00:34:45 Home Expansion for Car Wars Card Game
  • 00:45:00 Home Expansion for Monsters Menace America

Related links:

Stay tuned for Show 7.5, coming real soon!

 

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Take our "Stereo versus Mono" Survey

We are calling out to all our listeners because we'd like your feedback.  In Show 6.5, we experimented with Stereo sound --Mark's in your left ear, while Jeff is in your right ear.

We are interested in knowing how all of you like the change from mono to stereo.  We realize that while stereo sound is nice and can give you that realistic, "actually-in-Gameopolis" feeling, it is not always practical.  Maybe you normally listen to podcasts with a single earpiece and are only hearing one side of the conversation...maybe you listen in busy, noisy places and like having the steady, unchanging sound of a mono recording.  Or, maybe you are embracing the change to stereo, and are anxiously awaiting the day when we will switch to surround 5.1 and will offer 3D holographic video so Mark and Jeff will appear right there in your own living room!!!

Please take a moment (trust us --it really is one moment...it is only one question) to visit our survey and let us know what you prefer for future Gameopolis episodes. 

Clicking on the survey link will take you away from www.gameopolis.org to the SurveyMonkey web site.

Click HERE to take the survey.

Thanks in advance.  We look forward to hearing your responses!

 

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Show #6.5 Session Report: Dungeon Quest and TempleCon 2010

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Mark and Jeff talk about a play session of Games Workshop's Dungeon Quest. Afterwards, they recall their recent daytrip down to the TempleCon gaming convention down in Providence Rhode Island. Each game is reviewed, and the high points of each play experience are discussed...

00:00:00 Prelude 00:02:21 Session Report: GW's Dungeon Quest 00:17:35 After Action Report: TempleCon 2010 00:49:17 Closing comments

Stay tuned for Show #7, coming to YOUR part of town real soon!

Related links:
1,Small World,
2,Kill Dr. Lucky,
3,Fast Flowing Forest Fellers,
4,Puerto Rico,
5,The Haunting House,
6,Pandemic,
7,The Good, The Bad, and The Munchkin,
8,Shadows Over Camelot,

Stay tuned for Show #7, coming to YOUR part of town real soon!

Direct download: Gameopolis_06_5.mp3
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The Podcast of Love

 

 

This is the "suggestion box" for our upcoming ‘Podcast of Love’ episode, as discussed in show 5.5 and in show 6.0.  

Here’s what we are thinking: you –our listeners, our Podcast Nation— already know what Mark and Jeff love about gaming.  You already know about Mark's love of a really well-designed and well-rendered game board with plenty of room for all of the pieces, cards, etc.  You already know about Jeff’s love of Zombie games.  Now we want to know what YOU all love about gaming.  This is REALLY open-ended, and can be about ANYTHING you love about gaming.  It can be about anything that makes you recall some instance of games or gaming with fondness.  Your old gaming group…your favorite color of dice…your favorite brand of beef jerky.  Post a comment here to add your thoughts to ours, and we will discuss all of these submissions in a future show  --that would be the "Podcast of Love" episode!!!

Click on "comments" below to let us know what YOU love about gaming.  Thanks.

 

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Show #6: Fillers, Part 1

 

 

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Mark and Jeff talk about a totally indispensable part of any game collection: the humble "Filler Game". Filler games --which Mark and Jeff loosely define as games that can be played in less than an hour-- are great for keeping us entertained and/or occupied when we are waiting for the day's main event to start or for when the main event ends a little too soon for everyone's taste. Mark and Jeff cover four filler games in this episode. We will return to this topic in the future, so we are calling this 'Fillers part 1'.

Before our discussion of filler games, we ask for Listener ideas for our Podcast of Love, making its premier soon!

 

00:00 prelude

06:37 Listener Feedback

17:03 Call for ideas for Podcast of Love

18:26 Fillers Part 1

20:04 Dungeon Quest

25:27 Letter of Marque

32:03 Mag Blast

39:37 Car Wars Card Game

47:18 Battle Cattle Card Game

49:05 Closing comments

 

Stay tuned for our play session report of one of these games in Show 6.5, coming real soon! Heck, since these are filler games maybe we will play ALL of them for the session report! Thanks for listening.

 

Additional links related to this podcast: The original Battle Cattle by Wingnut Games

 

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Show #5.5 Session Report: Mayfair Games' Domaine

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In this Session Report, we talk about a play session of Mayfair Games' Domaine. Using an experimental new approach to our session reports, we present our audience with a play session that can only be described with one word: reckless...reckless and avant garde --oh, that's two words...actually three if you know some French. By the end of this podcast, we guarantee that you will have more questions than answers, including:
Will Mark recover from his time displacement sickness?
Just how wiley IS a Boston Terrier?
What is the 'Song and Dance number' and will we ever be forced to endure it?

Be sure to check out the related pictures of this play session on the Gameopolis Flickr Page. After our play session, we present our first solicitation for Listener ideas for our Podcast of Love, making its premier soon!

00:00 prelude
01:16 Session Report
22:27 Gaming against Spaz
23:34 The Podcast of Love
25:50 Closing comments

Stay tuned for Show 6.0, coming real soon! Thanks for listening.

Direct download: Gameopolis_05_5.mp3
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