Jun 1, 2017
Intro Banter: Whats going on, Board game Cafe’ Coming to Nashville via Meeple Mountain!
How much Space you Gonna Need?:This time we cover Seven titles in this hotly anticipated new segment! (By Larry anyway!)
Designer Showcase: The guys talk about some important aspects of the Designers of our times; we cover early titles, notable titles, latest titles and what they are known for, this month first up: Dr. Reiner Knizia!
Epic Comebacks: New call for social media and the FIRST EVER Spoken Token CONTEST! Thats right, we are looking to give away….well you will have to tune in to Social media to find out, and you have to participate to be entered* (No purchase Necessary**) (From us***)(But at some point I hope you bought that game, or some one did)
Socially Yours: We finish up with a renewed call for social interaction, and we give you the space to enter our first ever contest!
How much Space you gonna need?
Arkham Horror the card game LCG core set Fantasy Flight Games
Firefly with Blue Sun Expansion GaleForce Nine
Mechs Vs. Minions Riot Games
Scythe Stonemaier Games
Terraforming Mars Stronghold Games
Tiny Epic Galaxies with Beyond The Black Gamelyn Games
Tiny Epic Kingdom with Heroes Call Gamelyn Games
Main measurements (all listed in feet and inches, Length x Width):
Mechs V Minions
Player setup: 4P, 4 Map boards
Measurements: 4’9 x 3’8
Set up: 4 Player
W/ Blue Sun: 4P
5’L x 3’8 Wide
W/ Blue Sun: 5’9 x 3’9
Blue Sun Extension: 10 IN.
Arkham Horror LGC
Setup: 2 Player core game
Measurements: 3 x 3
Tiny Epic Galaxies & Beyond The Black
Set up: 5 Player
Measurements: 3’9 x 3
Each Mat = 2 x 1’2
Tiny Epic Kingdoms & Heroes Call
Set Up: 5 Player
Measurements: 4’2 x 2’5
Set Up: 5 Player
Measurements: 4’5 x 4
Set Up: 4 player
Measurements: 4’7 x 4’11
Set Up: 5 Player Main board
Measurements: 6 x 4’11
Board only= 2’8 x 2’1/2
Dr. Reiner Knizia
Published designer of over 600 Published Games!
Recipient of Numerous Industry achievement awards.
1997 Tigris & Euphrates
1998 Through the Desert
1999 Lost Cities
1992 Modern Art
18(!) Titles credited so far in 2017!.
Most Known For:
On Design Elements:
One element of modern game design that Reiner Knizia has pioneered is abstract theme.
Using his understanding of principles in mathematics to full effect, pricing and evaluating risk are frequently recurring elements in Reiner Knizia games. Many of his most successful designs use auctions as a vehicle to price risk, as in Ra, Medici, and Modern Art.
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We'd like to thank Roll The Dice Murfreesboro for the hospitality and space to measure all the games in comfort!
Music: As always, from the amazing and talented community at OCRemix
Nairobi Hop (Instrumental) [Vs. Team Kenya] /by DCT, LuIzA
From the album: Super Dodge Ball: Around the World
Original Composer: Kazuo Sawa