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

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Stay tuned for Show 11.5 -coming real soon!

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