GeekSpeak Episode 18 - Reiner Knizia
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Here's a list of the games mentioned in this GeekSpeak episode with the timestamps for where they are in the interview. I've also listed some of the interesting topics that were covered below. If I've missed any let me know and I'll add them.

Topic ............................................. Start Time
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Theme vs. Mechanics .............................. 33:25
Ted Cheatam's Audio Review of Zendo .............. 61:48
Why are the camels pastel? ....................... 86:45
Future Game: The Island .......................... 94:40
Comparison of German and US game markets ......... 95:20
Discussion of toyfairs and game cons ............ 101:04
Cultural and market difference .................. 105:41
AQ: Theme vs. Mechanics in design process ....... 108:10
Developing prototypes ........................... 112:00
Prototype: The Wedding Game ..................... 116:15
AQ: How do you narrow the scope of a game? ...... 117:32
AQ: Are you going to write a book on game design? 120:25
Have you ever dreamed about a game mechanic? .... 112:10
Do you work with other game designers? .......... 125:00
Do you still play Euphrat & Tigris? ............. 129:40
-=FNORD=- ........................ 130:00
The Hook: Reiner Knizia's favorite games ........ 133:50
Why is the renaissance so common in eurogames? .. 137:40
3 game designs of which Knizia is most proud .... 142:20


Reiner Knizia's Favorite Knizia Games by Number of Players
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2 Player - Blue Moon
3 Players - Tower of Babel
4 Players - Palazzo
5 Players - Wheedle
6+ Players - Royal Turf
Favorite game that he has designed - Through the Desert

AQ - Audio Question from Mario Lanza (sp?)
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1. Board Game: The Adventure League [Average Rating:6.00 Unranked]
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Adventure League - 127:01
 
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2. Board Game: Blue Moon [Average Rating:6.78 Overall Rank:617]
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Blue Moon - 80:32, 133:50, 142:20
 
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3. Board Game: Colossal Arena [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:540]
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Colossal Arena - 141:33
 
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4. Board Game: Tigris & Euphrates [Average Rating:7.76 Overall Rank:33]
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Euprat & Tigris - 29:15, 129:40
 
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5. Board Game: King Arthur [Average Rating:5.21 Overall Rank:10471]
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King Arthur - 80:40, 91:10, 91:50, 142:20
 
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6. Board Game: Lord of the Rings [Average Rating:6.82 Overall Rank:501]
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Lord of the Rings - 74:25, 142:20
 
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7. Board Game: Lord of the Rings: Friends & Foes [Average Rating:7.30 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.30 Unranked]
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Lord of the Rings: Friends and Foes - 81:15
 
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8. Board Game: Lord of the Rings: Sauron [Average Rating:6.92 Unranked] [Average Rating:6.92 Unranked]
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Lord of the Rings: Sauron - 81:15
 
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9. Board Game: Buy Low Sell High [Average Rating:6.19 Overall Rank:2362]
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Motley Fool Buy Low Sell High - 103:15
 
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10. Board Game: Palazzo [Average Rating:6.57 Overall Rank:1060]
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Palazzo - 136:53
 
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11. Board Game: Winner's Circle [Average Rating:6.94 Overall Rank:511]
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Royal Turf - 140:11
 
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12. Board Game: Through the Desert [Average Rating:7.07 Overall Rank:319]
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Through the Desert - 87:15, 143:20
 
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13. Board Game: Tower of Babel [Average Rating:6.69 Overall Rank:915]
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Tower of Babel - 135:38
 
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14. Board Game: Wheedle [Average Rating:6.17 Overall Rank:3156]
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Wheedle - 138:40
 
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15. Board Game: Zendo [Average Rating:7.27 Overall Rank:499]
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Zendo - 61:48

Audio Review by Ted Cheatham
 
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