Episode 329 – 25th Century Games with Chad Elkins

329 Fact! Another double whammy, this time it’s naked heads and naked feet.

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What We’ve Been Playing

Star Trek: Super Skill Pinball (note: it’s actually species 8472 that can beat the Borg…)
Scribbly Gum (surprisingly engaging, from Joey Games!)
Wildtails: A Pirate Legacy
Fantasy Realms
Tattoo Stories
Flamecraft – feels mostly the same at solo

Kabuto Sumo in 6 minutes

SNAP Review – Kabuto Sumo

Sumo wrestling beetles? We’re in! Try to push your opponent off the board – and don’t run out of pieces – in this unique dexterity game.

Watch the video or read the transcript for Kabuto Sumo.

Chad Elkins tells us about 25th Century Games

Chad was working at a mobile game company (who made the Robots Love Ice Cream mobile game) around 2016, and he came up with a card game concept based on the mobile game. But then he needed a company name!

Where did 25th Century come from?

Chad has always been a sci-fi & space fan. “25th century” comes up a lot (Buck Rogers, Star Trek, Looney Tunes, etc). The name just feels futuristic.

Is 25th Century Games your full-time job?

Nope! He has a day job too. How does he possibly do it all? He has a lot of help: “It’s not just me, I’m like a mission control.”

What’s coming this year from 25th Century?

Gasha – new to the USA. Based on Japanese toy dispenser machines.

Ghosts Love Candy Too (our review) – cute and approachable Halloween game.

Velonimo – ladder climbing game themed on a crazy animal bicycle race.

Blazon – coming to retail this month. Medieval heraldry is a very unusual theme – fill out a large shield board!

Motor City – the newest roll and write from Ben Pinchback and Matt Riddle (French Quarter will be coming to Kickstarter this year)

3 new tile-laying games will be coming to Kickstarter this year: Agueda (Portugal), Color Field, and Donut Shop.

And then even more:

Ra, Resist, Fika, expansions to Space Explorers and Prehistories

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