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Old 07-17-18, 10:11 PM
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Help: Identify a board game

We are working on a project at work and I thought of a board game that may help us ... problem is I canít remember what it is called.

I saw it in an episode of TableTop.

Players play cards/tiles to build a path for their piece while trying to stop their opponentsí pieces.

Iíve been looking through the episode titles and cannot find it.

Help?
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Old 07-17-18, 10:31 PM
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Calliope Tsuro: The Game of the Path ??
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Old 07-17-18, 10:36 PM
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There's a list of game episodes here:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TableTop_(web_series)
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Old 07-17-18, 10:50 PM
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Re: Help: Identify a board game

Had a game back in the 70’s.
A small plastic tarp on the floor and the pieces were little mushroom shaped and had a spring in it.
Push it down and it pops up and lands somewhere.

That’s all I remember.
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Had a game back in the 70ís.
A small plastic tarp on the floor and the pieces were little mushroom shaped and had a spring in it.
Push it down and it pops up and lands somewhere.

Thatís all I remember.
Poppin Hoppies, I had those too.
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Blokus, perhaps? If not that does it happen to be Chinese themed with a dragon?
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Old 07-17-18, 11:22 PM
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If it's the dragon themed one, then it looks like The Cow already answered the question above.
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Frisbee?
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Old 07-18-18, 10:14 AM
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Poppin Hoppies, I had those too.
Back in the fifties Poppin Hoppies would getcha 6 months in San Quentin.
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Please Don't Eat The Baby
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Sorry?
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Ticket to Ride
Settlers of Catan
Carcasonne

Have roads and railroads. Others probably do too, but they came up on a Game with roads search and have episodes.
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Old 07-18-18, 11:10 AM
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This maybe? One of my cousins had this board game but I never played it.



https://www.geekyhobbies.com/dungeon...d-game-review/
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Pretty sure it's Tsuro that I mentioned earlier, here's the ep.

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Tsuro is the winner! Found it after I posted but was too tired to come back last night. Forgot about the whole dragon thing. I may have to check out the ocean/nautical one, too.

Thank you The Cow!
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Fireball Island!
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Old 07-19-18, 11:20 AM
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So let me change this up just a bit ... how about suggestions of games that are along this same line?

My requirements:

1.) Goal is to get from point A to point B
2.) Cards or tiles are laid down to create a changing path
3.) May contain ways to change cards that are already laid down

Anything else is fair play!
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Fireball Island!


Imagine my 6-year-old brother's disappointment when the fireballs turned out to be marbles.
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Originally Posted by Abob Teff View Post
Tsuro is the winner! Found it after I posted but was too tired to come back last night. Forgot about the whole dragon thing. I may have to check out the ocean/nautical one, too.

Thank you The Cow!
I believe that would be "Mister" The Cow
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Mr. T. Cow?
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Re: Help: Identify a board game

Originally Posted by Abob Teff View Post
So let me change this up just a bit ... how about suggestions of games that are along this same line?

My requirements:

1.) Goal is to get from point A to point B
2.) Cards or tiles are laid down to create a changing path
3.) May contain ways to change cards that are already laid down

Anything else is fair play!
There's a bunch -- go on boardgamegeek.com and look for route/network building games. One that's pretty easy and fun that comes to mind is Saboteur. Players are all dwarves, trying to build tunnels to the treasure. But some of the players are secretly traitors, trying to make sure the players run out of cards before they get to the treasure.

Ticket to Ride is another popular one. The board is a map of a region (the U.S. in the base game), and players are given goals to connect different pairs of cities via rail. There are only limited places rails can be placed, so if I'm trying to connect L.A. to San Francisco and someone else grabs that route, I may need to go L.A. to Las Vegas to Salt Lake City to San Francisco.
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Gnip Gnop.
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Gnip Gnop.
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