Episode 43 Shows Notes: Castles of Mad King Ludwig and Game Purchase Decision Making

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Peg Catch Up

1:41- Robb appeals to our inner alcoholic and discusses the ancient liquor, Licor 43.

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3:10- All of the Pegs thank the PegHeads for nominating us for a Golden Geek.

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4:22- Jeremy tells us about his recent and very satisfying plays of Mansions of Madness’ expansion, Call of the Wild by Fantasy Flight Games.

callwild

5:59- Jeremy talks about the food fight simulator, What the Food? by Squirmy Beast.

whatfood

7:17- Patrick and Jeremy review the secret objective game, The Great Fire of London 1666 by Pandasaurus Games.

greatfire

10:39- Patrick gives a review of a game that was a real hit with his kids and their friends, Pandemic: The Cure by Z-Man Games.

pandem

13:54- Patrick reviews a game that has taken him forever to get to the table, Archipelago by Asmodee Editions.

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16:14- Patrick discusses a game that was a great surprise, Vikings by Z-Man Games.

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19:57- Christina discusses the joy that comes from playing Old Maid with her 4 year old.

22:19- Jeremy discloses 1) that he will leave the rest of the Pegs to suffer when the Old Ones awaken and 2) that he plays with Chutulu action figures (which is awesome, BTW)

chutulufigs

24:13- Robb tells us about the eventual release of King of Tokyo for ioS.

25:27- Robb tells us about the stand alone expansion for Epic Spell Wars of the Battle Wizards: Duel of Mt. Skullzfyre, Rumble at Castle Tentakill.

26:04- Robb talks about the kickstarter campaign for the nostalgic tactical board game, Ghostbusters.

ghostbust

29:52- Patrick talks about KOSMOS plans to distribute its own games in the US and the possibility that it will lead to the re-release of some of their remarkable 2 player games, including Lost Cities and Kahuna.

kahuna

31:07- Patrick talks about the rumblings of the possible release of Star Wars: Carcassonne.

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32:15- Christina tells us about another licensing cash grab, Looping Cheewie (when your game design consist entirely of coming up with a pun).

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33:19- Christina tells us about the release of Monopoly in France with real money within them. (BTW- It is tied into Monopoly’s 80th Anniversary.)

Blue Peg, Pink Peg Review

Bumper Music- “Rules” by Nat & Alexx Wolff.

34:55- Patrick provides a rules breakdown for Castles of Mad King Ludwig.

Bumper Music- “Mad World” by Tears for Fears.

39:40- All of the Pegs review Bezier Games’ Castles of Mad King Ludwig.

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The insert Patrick designed and built for the game.

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Want to learn more about the Mad King? Click here.

Blue Peg, Pink Peg Re-Roll

Bumper Music- “Let Me Try Again” as performed by Frank Sinatra.

1:10:30- All of the Pegs revisit Stefan Feld’s action selection game, Amerigo.

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Blue Peg, Pink Peg Discussion

Bumper Music- “I Want it Now” from the 1971 film, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

1:15:00- All of the Pegs discuss how they decide whether they want to buy a game.

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