Podcast Roundup

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Jun 27th, 2017
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I don’t know what it is about Tuesday that I like. Maybe it’s just that it’s “not Monday.” But it feels like the week’s good and underway. Like, “that mess yesterday’s over with. Bring on the rest of the week!” Maybe that’s just me, but I like Tuesdays. Whatever reason it might be, Tuesdays also include getting together podcasts to help you through your work week.

Today we have: Hero Man and Sidekick Boy Issue 6: Intergalactic Planetary; Anonymous Tabletop Episode 15: We Are Groot?; Forgot My Dice Episode 13 (20): Happy Little Bob; Meeples & Miniatures Episode 217: The Ministry of Gentlemanly Warfare; The Secret Cabal Episode 137: Age of Thieves, Moonga Invaders and A Short Topic Extravaganza; Epic Gaming Night Episode 111: Chaos and Creativity; Ice Cream For Everyone Podcast: Scoundrels, Pirates & Game Design with Randy O’Connor; Singled Out Episode 36: Goodbye Thirlwell; Rolling Dice & Taking Names Episode 121: Tabletop Showcase – Interview with Eric Lang, Designer of The Godfather; The Rolistes Episode 22 (Part 1): The Rolistes Go To The UK Games Expo; The Cardboard Herald Episode 33: Squid & Whale, game reviewers; The Brit, The Yank and the Hobby Podcast Episode 24: Tarawa; Saga Thosday Episode 43: Would you like to know more; The Offline Gamer Podcast Episode 23: Entertaining Expo Experiments; The Polyhedron Collider Cast Episode 27: The Great UK Games Expo Caper Part 2; Blue Peg, Pink Peg Episode 101: Origins 2017 and Sara and Lincoln Hot Seat; Gamers Lounge Episode 139: Seafall No Spoilers and Spoilers; and Tales of Malifaux 58.

Hero Man and Sidekick Boy Issue 6: Intergalactic Planetary

The comic book geeks are back to talk current books, older stuff like Planetary, break down the X-Men character Bishop and pay tribute to Adam West.

Anonymous Tabletop Episode 15: We Are Groot?

Welcome to Anonymous Tabletop Episode 15.

In this episode we get in touch with our inner Groots, Dave forgets how to count and invites his imaginary friend to the show, and Joe tries his hand at Blade Running when Tim takes a Voight-Kampff test and fails.

We also have a spoiler-filled discussion about Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2, Joe breaks out the Brandi, and Dave runs into an editing nightmare when Tim and Joe go way off the rails yet again.

And last but not least, Geeky Jean whips up some geeky grub, we start a baby battle in Celebrity Death Match, and we find out that Tim’s Sack is musical if you just know how to handle it. Now I wish I could only find my ear plugs.

Forgot My Dice Episode 13 (20): Happy Little Bob

This week, Robert is recovering from a short vacation, and Jonathan is recovering from watching Roberts kids while he was on vacation. Jonathan is so tired, that he can barely handle Roberts shenanigans. Also this week we talk about local conventions, including a recent trip to Chupacabra Con, look at Kickstarter, get a ton of news to cover, and talk about a lot of random stuff. All this and more on this episode of the FMD Podcast!

Meeples & Miniatures Episode 217: The Ministry of Gentlemanly Warfare

The Meeples crew get back together to catch up with what they have been up to. This week’s topics include Lords of Waterdeep, Skytrex Sherman Crabs, Runewars Miniatures Game, 4Grounds forthcoming Fabled Realms and W40K 8th Edition.

In our feature interview, we are joined by guest Craig Cartmell from The Ministry of Gentlemanly Warfare.

We discuss (amongst other things) how Craig got into the hobby, his journey in writing rules, the evolution of TMOGW’s product line (In Her Majesty’s Name, Daisho, Blood Eagle and Gothic) and the differences between writing for a publisher and self-publishing your own rules.

The Secret Cabal Episode 137: Age of Thieves, Moonga Invaders and A Short Topic Extravaganza

In episode 137 Steve and Jamie take a look at a super fun game about stealing the emperor’s jewel, Age of Thieves! Then they look back at Moonga Invaders one year later. Steve steps in for Tony as the newsman while Tony is galavanting off to a Tool concert and finally the Founders take four more short topics from the listeners.

Epic Gaming Night Episode 111: Chaos and Creativity

News:
A teaser for Pandemic Legacy Season 2 released on Z-Man’s website
Origins Awards 2017:
Traditional Card Game: Mystic Vale
Family Game: Happy Salmon
Board Game of the Year: Scythe

Ice Cream For Everyone Podcast: Scoundrels, Pirates & Game Design with Randy O’Connor

Better late than never, the Ice Cream for Everyone Podcast is finally back!

Thanks to a chance encounter for International Tabletop Day at the Chicago Public Library, I met Randy and got to play test his pirate board game, Scoundrels. It was great fun, so we got talking and I invited him to be on the podcast.

I didn’t know at the time that he happens to work from the Cards Against Humanity office and co-working space, so I got a visit and we were able to record in their studio, which was unusually high quality for me. I’m looking forward to having the rest of my recording equipment shipped.

Randy is a video games artist by trade and we had a great conversation about what is recommended to have a successful career in gaming, how Randy got into games, what his inspirations are, and how he started working on his board game.

If you enjoy the episode, please take time to give it a rating and a review on iTunes / iPhone podcast app (or your favourite podcast app), this only takes a few minutes and it really gives more visibility to the podcast so others can find it.

I am getting back in a regular publishing schedule and my goal is to have an episode published every other week, at least twice a month. I am back contacting people to have conversations with and am looking forward to sharing them with you!

Singled Out Episode 36: Goodbye Thirlwell

Andrew, Martin and Jason discuss how they have found recent games with their chosen guilds.

Rolling Dice & Taking Names Episode 121: Tabletop Showcase – Interview with Eric Lang, Designer of The Godfather

As part of the Tabletop Showcase series, Eric Lang returns to RDTN for a discussion on his newest game from CMON, The Godfather: Corleone’s Empire. Eric goes over the design process and the things he hoped to accomplish with this euro-game that based on the theme, you might not expect it. Our discussion takes us from the start of the project to the final graphic design. Eric was a very gracious guest and provided us some great insight.

The Rolistes Episode 22 (Part 1): The Rolistes Go To The UK Games Expo

Here it is, our very first episode recorded at the UK Games Expo! Thanks again to the fans supporting the show via Patreon for unlocking that $30 goal.

The Cardboard Herald Episode 33: Squid & Whale, game reviewers

Jack talks to Erin and Nick, better known as Squid & Whale from Squid & Whale Games, a gaming review channel. We talk about their origins, what inspired them, their goals for the future, and their super secret pie in the sky vision of success.
Jack also talks about the new channel he’s working on, shares some music, and talks about next week’s guest, Matt Leacock.

The Brit, The Yank and the Hobby Podcast Episode 24: Tarawa

Join the crew as they discussion this Bloody battle in the Pacific.

Saga Thosday Episode 43: Would you like to know more

Rodge here aka the Wisco Horndog. Welcome to SAGA THORSDAY – your weekly source for Saga the miniatures game content!

This week, I share my favorite spots to read about, listen to, and watch Saga! Links are listed in the original YouTube video description below.

The Offline Gamer Podcast Episode 23: Entertaining Expo Experiments

Back to our usual format, in this episode we talk about some of the prototype games we played at UKGE, and also look at some of the big news from E3.

The Polyhedron Collider Cast Episode 27: The Great UK Games Expo Caper Part 2

Jon is back! And so Steve and Andy regale him with some more exciting game we played at the UK Games Expo and talk about some 100% fresh board games and tabletop gaming Kickstarters.

We build theme parks, we go to sea and raid as a Viking and then divvy out the spoils of war, go fishing and become estate agents and detectives. We also discuss drinking songs and how pasties are hotter than the core of the Sun.

Sorry for the audio quality in this episode – we have had a myriad of problems throughout.

Blue Peg, Pink Peg Episode 101: Origins 2017 and Sara and Lincoln Hot Seat

During this week’s episode we:

1) Provide a summary of our Origins 2017 experiences, including discussion of the awesome PegHeads we met and the incredible games that we played and discovered and

2) Put Sara and Lincoln Erickson of Renegade Games and Rook’s Comics and Games into the Blue Peg, Pink Peg Hot Seat.

Gamers Lounge Episode 139: Seafall No Spoilers and Spoilers

Episode 139 arrives and falls right off the edge of the earth. Into the Sea!!!! Josh and Bill start the show off talking in a no-spoilers segment about their thoughts after the first session of Seafall.

Segment 2 should not be listend to if you intend to play Seafall and have not started the prologue yet. If you have, listen to the spoiler-filled experience the boys had.

Tales of Malifaux 58

In Blurring the Lines, Ironsides is called in by the M&SU to deal with a steamfitter gone rogue.

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