Going Analog

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Podcast #135: Fun new word/social games, upgrading your game room

Going Analog editor Mike Zipkin joins Shoe and Christina for several rounds of new word games, and we share our formulas for upgrading our game rooms.

We were sitting on a new stack of word games, so we asked our editor Mike Zipkin (he of fancy game upgrades and beige game tastes) to join us in covering Word TravelerIllilteratiMind Map, and ContraBanter. Plus, upgrading your board games is old news -- how do you upgrade your entire game room?


  • 2:00 - Christina/Shoe's game pick: Captain Flip.
  • 9:13 - Mike's game pick: StreetCar (San Francisco).
  • 16:28 - Christina/Shoe's topic: new word games.
  • 48:14 - Mike's topic: upgrading your game room.

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