Epic Gumdrop Ep 12: Candy Land james | July 31, 2015 | Epic Gumdrop Podcast | No Comments What’s sweeter than a 0.77 percent chance that the luck based candy game you’ve been coerced into playing will go over 100 turns? This week we talk about the (surprisingly interesting) history and design of Candy Land. http://www.breakingdads.com/media/EG-12-Candy-Land.mp3 Listen above or subscribe via iTunes. Here are links to some of the resources we discussed in the show: Timeless Toys: Classic Toys and the Playmakers Who Created Them (2005), By Tim Walsh “Polio Comes Home”, Samira Kawash “Cootie, Candyland or Chutes and Ladders: Solving a Parent’s Dilemma with Monte Carlo Simulation”, Barry M. Wise, Ph.D, Father Mathematical Analysis of Candy Land, Nick Berry Candyland: Marksman’s Delight 2 player Ninja Variant Nuclear war expansion variant for Candyland Tags:Arctic Scavengers, Candy Land, Eleanor Abbott, King Kandy, Milton Bradley Related Posts Epic Gumdrop Ep 37: 2016 in Boardgames No Comments | Feb 6, 2016 Epic Gumdrop Ep 43: Patchwork Stronghold No Comments | Apr 1, 2016 Epic Gumdrop Ep 17: Programming Games No Comments | Sep 4, 2015 Epic Gumdrop Ep 28: Battleship 2 Comments | Nov 20, 2015 About The Author james When he's not podcasting, playing board games or building LEGO with his kids then he's LEGO gaming boardcasts in his pod. Also, not a Time Lord.