Settlers of Catan

Tonight on GeekNights, we discuss Settlers of Catan as an introductory German-style board game. On the Geekback, we cover some House of the Dead 4 and Time Crisis 4, and in the news we hit on Portal and Team Fortress 2.

Gaming at Connecticon and Age of Steam

Tonight on GeekNights, we cover the gaming situation at Connecticon, followed by our experiences with Age of Steam. As for the news, the DS asserts dominance in the EU market, and a new game is released for the Atari 2600.

Board Gaming Weekend

Tonight on GeekNights, we depart from our typical reviews of individual board games to a discussion of an entire series of games that took place over a single weekend amongst much of the original Front Row Crew, including Timbuktu, Tigris and Euphrates, Attika, Vinci, Fury of Dracula, and Amon-re, plus a heaping of Four Swords. In the news, the Senate almost puts forth a flag-burning ammendment and SCOTUS is set to look at obvious patents.

Railroad Tycoon

Tonight on GeekNights, we talk a bit about Railroad Tycoon. In the news, Microsoft may slash Xbox360 prices, and Christian Scientists allow Measles to resurface.


Tonight on GeekNights, we review an old standby: Alhambra. As for the news, Europe is getting a Black DS Lite, and Microsoft is taking away its employees' local administrator authority.


Tonight on GeekNights, we review Carcassonne and three of its expansions: The River, Inns and Cathedrals, and The Tower. In the news, we have the DARPA Grand Challenge 3 and Apple sticking to their guns on iTunes pricing.


Tonight on GeekNights, we review Caylus. In the news, an Infinium product is delayed and a Nintendo rumour is revealed.

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