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.
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.
Tonight on GeekNights, we banter about the three big new arcade cabinets to hit the scene: Dance Dance Revolution Supernova, House of the Dead 4, and Time Crisis 4. Scott also rants a bit about traffic enforcement. As for the news, Cambridge breaks the Great Firewall of China, and Microsoft's WGA pegs innocent people 20% of the time.
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.