In the podcast, I asked a contest question for what game do you think I SHOULD have played at BGG.con 2014? I'll be picking the winner myself, which means this is Apples to Apples style scoring--know your judge! You may also want to look at the list of games I actually did play.
You should have played this one. Part of your legacy in the community is based on your love for the correct version of this game.
Especially after I saw your frustration post on Facebook, and offered my newly-purchased copy for your pleasure.
But, knowing you are a somewhat shy person, and seeing how you don't know me, no fault. The moment had probably passed, anyhow.
But next year, plan for having listeners join you for some of your favorites. I think you'll be quite surprised to discover new-to-you gamers. And why else do we leave home, other than to discover others who share our passions?
As always, thanks for the intelligence of your podcast discussions.
Why did Dracula become a bank? To deal with suckers every day!
I think this game about creating the most beautiful twelve-layered kimono probably fits into many of your criteria: interesting gameplay, short playing time, unique setting, beautiful production and easy-to-understand rules. All of this comes in a tiny, space-saving box.