Episode 032: Kids Games

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Fiber & Dice Episode 32: All the Kids’ Games

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This week I talk about spinning, knitting, books, gaming challenges, and kids’ games.

All. The. Contacts.

Fiber & Dice Podcast on Libsyn (click the little grey “POD” to watch): http://fiberanddice.libsyn.com/

Fiber & Dice Podcast on iTunes: search for fiberanddice

EngineersFalcon on Instagram: http://instagram.com/engineersfalcon

EngineersFaclon on Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/people/EngineersFalcon

CSGaidin on Instagram and Ravelry

Fiber and Dice Podcast Group on Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/groups/fiber–dice-podcast—bluebonnet-fibers

Fiber & Dice Podcast on iTunes: search for fiberanddice

Blog: https://bluebonnetfibers.com/

To find me on Downcast search: fiberanddice

Mountain of Conquered Things

  1. Mottled Mermaid by CreatedByElsieB. Plied with silver thread.
  2. Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote on Audible.
  3. The Last Unicorn by Peter S Beagle.

Climbing the Mountain

  1. Super Secret Spinning
  2. Hermione’s Everyday Sockwith Fish Lips Kiss Heel on Monet’s Garden from Cyborg’s Craft Room.
  3. The Boy Who Lost Fairyland by Catherynne Valente
  4. Discworld – The Light Fantastic (Book 2) by Terry Pratchett

Base Camp – Abandoned

Little Luxuries

  1. Kelle B Jammin
  2. Giveaway Thread on Ravelry

 Gamerly News

10x10in2015 Tracking Sheet

2x2x12 Tracking Sheet

BGG FAM – Board Game Geek Family Convention over Memorial Day Weekend in Dallas, TX

Challenges

  1. Play 365 games in 2015
  2. Play 100 different games, 1 time each in 2015.
  3. Fiber and Dice Challenge – #FiberAndDice
    • Join theFiber & Dice Ravelry Group – you must be a member of the group to win.
    • Introduce yourself on theFiber and Dice Instagram Challenge thread, tell us your Instagram handle (and your real name if you would like). Post a picture of your game shelf if you would like! (We call these Shelfies).
    • Post pictures to Instagram when you knit and game at the same time.
    • Add the hashtag#FiberAndDice (You may double or triple tag photos if they qualify for my other challenges).
    • Drawing is monthly for a $6 or less pattern on Ravelry
    • End of Year Drawing – Handspun Fiber from Bluebonnet Fibers (we will draw from all entries from this year including those that have won each month)
  4. 2x2x12 Challenge – #FiberAndDice2x2
    • Join theFiber & Dice Ravelry Group you must be a member of the group to win.
    • Introduce yourself on the2x2x12 Gaming Instagram Challenge thread, tell us your Instagram handle (and your real name if you would like) and let us know what games you are playing (this can be done in the same post, edited month by month).
    • Play both those games twice that month.
    • Post a photo of gameplay to Instagram.
    • Add the hashtag#FiberAndDice2x2 (You may double and triple hashtag these photos with my other gaming challenges if they meet the requirements.)
    • It is not necessary to complete the challenge to be eligible. Every hashtagged photo is one entry.
    • We will draw at the end of the year for one winner of $30 in games from Amazon.
    • This was borrowed from Billi and Nikki Ebright’s challenge on Board Game Geek. Feel free to enter in both places if you’d like to. (Note that their rules for prizes vary from mine.) http://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/182868/2015-gaming-challenge-2-x-2-x-12-get-em-table-chal
  5. 10×10 in 2015 Challenge –#FiberAndDice10x10
    • Join theFiber and Dice Ravelry Group  – you must be a member of the group to win.
    • Introduce yourself in the10x10x2015 Gaming Instagram Challenge thread, tell us your Instagram handle (and your real name if you would like) and let us know what 10 games you are going to play 10 times each this year.
    • Post a photo of each gameplay to Instagram.
    • Add the hashtag#FiberAndDice10x10
    • It is not necessary to complete the challenge to be eligible. Every hashtagged photo is one entry. (You may double and triple hashtag these photos if they are eligible for my other challenges.)
    • We will draw at the end of the year for one winner of $60 in games from Amazon.
    • This was borrowed fromSarah Reed’s challenge on Board Game Geek. Feel free to enter in both places if you’d like to.
    • Note – rules for prizes vary between my challenge and the Board Game Geek challenge

You may win a pattern throughout the year and still be eligible for the Game Prizes at the end.

You may not win both Game Prizes or more than one pattern. I will draw for the 10×10 prize first and then the 2×2 prize.

Kickstarter: Burgle Bros by Tim Fowers.

Games we Played with Children:

Eleven games I talked about for kids, but that are still fun for grownups:

  1. Pokemon
  2. Dungeon
  3. Catan Jr.
  4. Castle Panic
  5. Apples to Apples Disney
  6. My First Carcassone
  7. Pina Pirata
  8. Terror in Meeple City (formerly known as Rampage)
  9. Welcome to Code Monkey Island
  10. Night of the Grand Octopus
  11. Mice & Mystics
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Episode 031: Still Here

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Fiber & Dice Episode 31: Still Here

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This week I talk about spinning, knitting, books, gaming challenges, and a new segment. I’ve been reading Discworld, Fairyland, and the Last Unicorn. In gaming we talk about Machi Koro and Kickstarter.

All. The. Contacts.

Fiber & Dice Podcast on Libsyn (click the little grey “POD” to watch): http://fiberanddice.libsyn.com/

Fiber & Dice Podcast on iTunes: search for fiberanddice

EngineersFalcon on Instagram: http://instagram.com/engineersfalcon

EngineersFaclon on Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/people/EngineersFalcon

Fiber and Dice Podcast Group on Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/groups/fiber–dice-podcast—bluebonnet-fibers

Fiber & Dice Podcast on iTunes: search for fiberanddice

Blog: https://bluebonnetfibers.com/

To find me on Downcast search: fiberanddice

Peaks

  1. Disney World!
  2. Yarn vs Zombies – Guardians of the Galaxy colorway!
  3. Twist Fibers (Penelope colorway) from my Sister!
  4. Jiji and Kikis Delivery Service!

Pitfalls

  1. Stomach Flu.

Mountain of Conquered Things

  1. Chose Your Own Autobiography by Neil Patrick Harris

Climbing the Mountain

  1. Mines of Moria Hatby KYMaggie with KnitPicks Wool of the Andes yarn (Coal and Garnet Heather)
  2. Harmonizecowl by Kristine Beeson.
  3. Hermione’s Everyday Sockwith Fish Lips Kiss Heel on Monet’s Garden from Cyborg’s Craft Room.
  4. The Last Unicorn by Peter S Beagle
  5. The Boy Who Lost Fairyland by Catherynne Valente
  6. Discworld – The Light Fantastic (Book 2) by Terry Pratchett

Base Camp – Abandoned

Little Luxuries

  1. Kelle B Jammin
  2. Giveaway Thread on Ravelry

 Gamerly News

10x10in2015 Tracking Sheet

2x2x12 Tracking Sheet

BGG FAM – Board Game Geek Family Convention over Memorial Day Weekend in Dallas, TX

Challenges

  1. Play 365 games in 2015
  2. Fiber and Dice Challenge – #FiberAndDice
    • Join theFiber & Dice Ravelry Group – you must be a member of the group to win.
    • Introduce yourself on theFiber and Dice Instagram Challenge thread, tell us your Instagram handle (and your real name if you would like). Post a picture of your game shelf if you would like! (We call these Shelfies).
    • Post pictures to Instagram when you knit and game at the same time.
    • Add the hashtag#FiberAndDice (You may double or triple tag photos if they qualify for my other challenges).
    • Drawing is monthly for a $6 or less pattern on Ravelry
    • End of Year Drawing – Handspun Fiber from Bluebonnet Fibers (we will draw from all entries from this year including those that have won each month)
  3. 2x2x12 Challenge – #FiberAndDice2x2
    • Join theFiber & Dice Ravelry Group you must be a member of the group to win.
    • Introduce yourself on the2x2x12 Gaming Instagram Challenge thread, tell us your Instagram handle (and your real name if you would like) and let us know what games you are playing (this can be done in the same post, edited month by month).
    • Play both those games twice that month.
    • Post a photo of gameplay to Instagram.
    • Add the hashtag#FiberAndDice2x2 (You may double and triple hashtag these photos with my other gaming challenges if they meet the requirements.)
    • It is not necessary to complete the challenge to be eligible. Every hashtagged photo is one entry.
    • We will draw at the end of the year for one winner of $30 in games from Amazon.
    • This was borrowed from Billi and Nikki Ebright’s challenge on Board Game Geek. Feel free to enter in both places if you’d like to. (Note that their rules for prizes vary from mine.) http://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/182868/2015-gaming-challenge-2-x-2-x-12-get-em-table-chal
  4. 10×10 in 2015 Challenge –#FiberAndDice10x10
    • Join theFiber and Dice Ravelry Group  – you must be a member of the group to win.
    • Introduce yourself in the10x10x2015 Gaming Instagram Challenge thread, tell us your Instagram handle (and your real name if you would like) and let us know what 10 games you are going to play 10 times each this year.
    • Post a photo of each gameplay to Instagram.
    • Add the hashtag#FiberAndDice10x10
    • It is not necessary to complete the challenge to be eligible. Every hashtagged photo is one entry. (You may double and triple hashtag these photos if they are eligible for my other challenges.)
    • We will draw at the end of the year for one winner of $60 in games from Amazon.
    • This was borrowed fromSarah Reed’s challenge on Board Game Geek. Feel free to enter in both places if you’d like to.
    • Note – rules for prizes vary between my challenge and the Board Game Geek challenge

You may win a pattern throughout the year and still be eligible for the Game Prizes at the end.

You may not win both Game Prizes or more than one pattern. I will draw for the 10×10 prize first and then the 2×2 prize.

Kickstarter: Halfsies Dice from John Wrot.

Burgle Bros by Tim Fowers.

#FiberAndDice Winner: DFWKnitter! Congratulations!

Games we Played: Harbour by Scott Almes

Lord of the Rings LCG by Nate French

Lost Temple by Bruno Fadutti

Escape: The Curse of the Temple by Kristian Amundsen Ostby

Featured Game: Machi Koro by Masao Suganuma