Podcast Roundup

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Feb 7th, 2017
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We’re once more into Tuesday. The work week is well underway. Now, we just need to keep the productivity train rolling and before we know it, we’ll be back at the weekend. I know something that helps me through is some gaming podcasts.

This week we have: Plaid Hat Podcast Touring Rock Band: Part 1; News of the North: 2017-02-07; Man Battlestations Episode 15; Anonymous Tabletop Episode 11: XXX Marks the Spot; The Cardboard Herald Episode 13: Jesper Myrfors: Artist & Original Art Director for Magic: The Gathering; Rolling Dice & Taking Names Episode 111: The Castles of Burgundy The Card Game, Flying Squirrels and Our Awesome Wives; The Hub Systems Episode 30: 2017 Musings; Epic Gaming Night Podcast Episode 91: Board Games & Chill; The Polyhedron Collider Cast Episode 18: New Angeles, Santorini and Games We’re Looking Forward to in 2017; Meeples & Miniatures Episode 194: Oathsworn Miniatures; and Blue Peg, Pink Peg Episode 91: The Manhattan Project: Energy Empire.

Plaid Hat Podcast Touring Rock Band: Part 1

It’s not easy living life on the road, especially when you’re trying to rock and roll! The PHG Crew have assumed the roles of several staff members of the ultimate metal band, HAMMERKNIGHT, and their ambitions quickly get the best of them in part one of “Touring Rock Band!”

News of the North: 2017-02-07

The February 7th, 2017 edition of News of the North is live. Here’s our weekly selection of interesting news items in the miniature wargaming world.

We talk about Golem Miniatures, CoolMiniOrNot, Knight Models, Bombshell Miniatures, Zenit Miniatures, GCT Studios, Ninja Division – Soda Pop Miniatures, MaxMini.eu, Acheson Creations, WarLayer, Gydran Miniatures and Of Dreams and Magic.

Man Battlestations Episode 15

In Episode 15, Andy and Greg are back INNNNN SPAAAACE! Joined by Damion from the Hot LZ podcast, in the first segment they take a look at the background history and factions for the Dropzone/Dropfleet universe, created by Hawk Wargames. In segment two, Greg, Andy, and Damion delve into a a detailed review of the latest Class A space gaming goodness, Dropfleet Commander! Also in this episode is an interview with Eric Louchard of Antimatter Games, and Ruckdog talks tournament preparation.

Dropfleet/Dropzone Background & Faction Overview: 54 Min

Eric Louchard Interview: 1Hr 50 Min

Dropfleet Commander Review: 2 hr 14 Min

Ruckdog’€™s Report: 3 Hr 35 Min

Anonymous Tabletop Episode 11: XXX Marks the Spot

Welcome to Anonymous Tabletop Episode 11.

In this episode we find out what everyone got for Christmas, check out the status of our New Year’s resolutions, and share our final spoiler filled thoughts on Rogue One.

Then, Geeky Jean comes early and offers up some Valentine’s Day advice, we discuss what we think of adult games, and Lathan scares us with a glimpse into his sex dungeon.

In addition, we have some technical difficulties and experience a Russian takeover, find out who comes out on top when Celebrity Deathmatch turns into a threesome, and Dave goes insane and tries to give away free stuff.

And last but not least, we dig into Tim’s Sack and reveal our lucky contest winner. I never thought I would use the term “lucky” when it came to Tim’s Sack..

The Cardboard Herald Episode 13: Jesper Myrfors: Artist & Original Art Director for Magic: The Gathering

Jack talks with the infamous Jesper Myrfors, the original art director for Magic The Gathering, Co-designer of Clout Fantasy, entrepreneur, father, designer, immigrant, and all around cool guy!

Rolling Dice & Taking Names Episode 111: The Castles of Burgundy The Card Game, Flying Squirrels and Our Awesome Wives

It was over 100 episodes ago when our wives joined us on RDTN. It only took four years for them to forget about that experience and join us again beyond just a game review. They enlightened us on where they thought RDTN would be in four years and how things have changed in the four years since we started this adventure. We then tricked them into playing The Castles of Burgundy: The Card Game so we could do a group review. We hope you enjoy them coming back and remember, the next four years will fly by until they return again. Maybe, if they get some praise, they will come back on sooner than later.

We had some time to capture a few Flying Squirrels for the show since the ladies left a little early and how we have gone down the rabbit hole with Star Wars Destiny. Be sure and check out the Kickstarter for Delve by a good friend of the show Pete Shirey. It is tile laying, dice rolling, dungeon delving game. Delve, I get it now. Have you ever noticed just the amount of kickstarters that come out this time of year. There a another big one from CMON and then there is Railways of Nippon. How is someone to decide on what to get and still have some money to spend on Star Wars Destiny boosters. Then there are accessories and little projects as well that need some love.

Hope you enjoy the show and please be sure to post a review if you get a chance, we really do appreciate it.

The Hub Systems Episode 30: 2017 Musings

Just posted up the 30th episode of The Hub Systems….we also broke the 8,000 visits per month stage on the blog – so a massive THANK-YOU to all of you out there for supporting us. As a bit of a teaser, there is a deliberate error in the Podcast tonight…can you spot it???

Epic Gaming Night Podcast Episode 91: Board Games & Chill

Roy and Rob take a look at relaxing games! we also talk bout what we have been playing Millennium Blades, Masmorra, & Happy salmon

The Polyhedron Collider Cast Episode 18: New Angeles, Santorini and Games We’re Looking Forward to in 2017

Steve and Andy grab some mics and bring you another dose of board game chat. We discuss the business negotiation game in the world of Android and Netrunner, New Angeles. We then order a greek salad and a bottle of ouzo to discuss Santorini, the beautiful abstract game from Roxley Games. Finally we look forward to 2017 and talk about the games we are looking forward to the most.

Meeples & Miniatures Episode 194: Oathsworn Miniatures

In this show, hosts Neil Shuck, Mike Hobbs and Mike Whitaker talk to Michael & Jo Lovejoy of Oathsworn Miniatures.

Blue Peg, Pink Peg Episode 91: The Manhattan Project: Energy Empire

During this week’s episode:

1) The Pegs discuss recent news and a recent game plays including Karuba, Masques, Hanamikoji and more; and

2) Review the worker placement game The Manhattan Project: Energy Empire.

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