When you say the words "economic game", a lot of people's eyes just glaze over. But look at how many of the most popular games are, at heart, about economics: Monopoly, Settlers of Catan, The Game of Life... playing with pretend money, buying and selling expensive things can be a lot of fun. How can a subject that seems so boring on the surface be so popular and enjoyable for so many players?
Co-hosts: Steve Tassie, Matti McLean
Games mentioned: Monopoly, Settlers of Catan, Power Grid, Suburbia, Intrigue, I'm the Boss, Le Havre, Agricola, Puerto Rico, Axis & Allies, City of Remnants, Panic on Wall Street!, Pit, Rampage, Connect Four, Cranium, Tsuro, Hotels, Kemet, Ca$h 'N Gun$, SmallWorld, Tales of the Arabian Nights, Agents of S.M.E.R.S.H., Supremacy, Dice Town, Vegas Showdown, Dominion
In this episode, we mention having recorded a game spotlight episode on Ca$h 'N Gun$ that hasn't aired yet. OMG SPOILARZ!