If you’ve ever been to a boring holiday party or wondered what a good gift would be to teach your friends about finance, today’s guests have the answers! Doug & Shelly Garrett (Garrett’s Games and Geekiness podcast) join Joe in the basement to talk all things board games.
First we discuss three good holiday picks to give as gifts. Don’t worry, we’ll give you a range from easy (for that fun-loving friend) to complex (for the strategic thinker in the family). These games aren’t meant to “teach” as much as they’re fun games to whet your friends/family member’s appetite for business, finance and economics.
Then Doug & Shelly share their favorite games to play with the family during the holidays. Want some frugal fun? Most of these cost less than $50 and you’ll find hours and hours of enjoyment in these packages.
Think most board games are like Monopoly? You’ll be surprised by today’s show.
SHOW NOTES (and links to the games!)
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<> Doug & Shelly Garrett
Their podcast is Garrett’s Games & Geekiness.
Three Gift Ideas:
Show Manager (Light)
St. Petersburg (Middleweight)
(I’ll list it here, but Doug & Shelly recommend waiting because this game will come out early 2015…it’s currently out of print, which is why the price is so high)
Panamax (Detailed – More Complex)
No listing on Amazon. Here’s the Kaleidos BoardGameGeek page.
One Night Ultimate Werewolf