Podcast Roundup

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Nov 14th, 2017
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Tuesday. I know that Arthur could never get a handle on Thursdays. I feel that way about Tuesday. Sure, the week’s well and started, but it’s like Monday 2: Mon Harder. Not that I think it’s particularly as bad as Monday, but still, it’s a really long way from the weekend. Gotta make it get here as soon as possible, and some gaming podcasts can hopefully help with that.

This week we’ve got: Man Battlestations Episode 24; Meeples & Miniatures Episode 234: For King And Parliament; Singled Out Episode 51: Sculpting Guild Ball With Russ Charles; Singled Out Episode 52: Talking Rookies With Jamie Perkins and Bryce; Epic Gaming Night Episode 131: War Gaming; Drive Thru FM Episode 8: The Necromunda Interview; Rolling Dice & Taking Names Episode 131: Gentes, BooBQ, and Jack Vasel Auction; The Cardboard Herald Episode 53: Roberto Di Meglio of Ares Games, Co-Designer of War of the Ring; Lords of the Dungeon 9: Super Villain Campaigns and Getting Players Invested; SAGA THORSDAY Episode 63: Franks Battleboard and Tactics Pt 2; Gaming on Tap Episode 05: Killer Green / Above and Below; The Offline Gamer Episode 26: Sorry about that…; and News of the North – 2017-11-14.

Man Battlestations Episode 24

Greg and Andy are back in Episode 24 of the MBS Podcast! For the first segment, they discuss the recent trends with components (markers, dice, templates, etc) in naval gaming. Later, Greg and Andy discuss Shapeways and the impact it has had on the gaming hobby in general and naval gaming in particular

Meeples & Miniatures Episode 234: For King And Parliament

The Meeples crew get together once again to talk about what they have been up to in the past couple of weeks, including games played, miniatures painted and perhaps the odd purchase or two.

For the feature part of our show we chat with Simon Miller, author of Too The Strongest. We catch up with everything that has been happening with those Ancients rules and also discuss his new sety of English Civil War rules which are due for release next year – For King And Parliament.

We hope you enjoy the show.

Singled Out Episode 51: Sculpting Guild Ball With Russ Charles

In this episode Andrew and Jason talk to Russ Charles about how he sculpts models for guild ball, and how many coats of agrax earth shade is appropriate for a paint job.

Singled Out Episode 52: Talking Rookies With Jamie Perkins and Bryce (busy this week, weren’t they?)

Andrew and Jason Talk to Jamie P and Bryce about Steam con, as well as the new rookie league, and have a detailed look at the rookie versions of Mash and Chisel.

Epic Gaming Night Episode 131: War Gaming

Roy & Rob Talk about War Games and Combat!

Drive Thru FM Episode 8: The Necromunda Interview

Drive Thru FM #8 – The Necromunda Interview 00:00 – Introduction 02:33 – The Necromunda Interview 1:10:18 – Reviews and Bonus Random

Rolling Dice & Taking Names Episode 131: Gentes, BooBQ, and Jack Vasel Auction

We have a new contender for our game of the year, Gentes. This is one of those games we wish we had gotten to the table sooner than later and we are kicking ourselves because of it. And now, we will spread the word and the game is hard to find and we apologize for that. We are not apologizing for the game being hard to find, but for the fact we are bringing it to your attention so late. We have reached out to some publishers and told them they really need to take a look at this game and see about getting it picked up if they can. If you find it in YLGS, would not hesitate if you like those middle weight Euro games.

BooBQ was a big success with food, games and fellowship. So many games, we are not going to do anything more than just touch on them with high level discussions. And then there were the ones that we have yet to sit down and play together that we need to give a mention too. If you have Ascension on the iPad and want to play sometime, let me know. I am always looking to help someone’s win percentage.

We have added some updates to our Jack Vasel action, so be sure and take a look if interested. You can click here and get to the item. Regardless of what we send you, you know that you are helping a good cause and thank you so much for looking.

The Cardboard Herald Episode 53: Roberto Di Meglio of Ares Games, Co-Designer of War of the Ring

Starting a new year of podcasts off right with the lovely Roberto Di Meglio! Dude has had a long history working in many capacities throughout the gaming industry, and his history as a journalist and designer parallels the development of the Italian Gaming Scene. We talk about growing up in Italy, how War of the Ring was born out of a fever dream, and get the full scoop about the new game in the WotR line; The Hunt for the Ring. I’ll be doing a review of Hunt for the Ring as soon as I get back from PAX unplugged, so be sure to subscribe to our youtube channel so you don’t miss it.

Lords of the Dungeon 9: Super Villain Campaigns and Getting Players Invested

In episode 9 the Lords talk about Dungeons and Dragons Beyond and it’s new subscription and marketplace pay model, is it worth the investment? Then they take a question from the listeners about how to run a super villains campaign. Finally the gang discusses techniques for getting your players invested in both their characters and the campaign you’re running.

SAGA THORSDAY Episode 63: Franks Battleboard and Tactics Pt 2

Rodge here. Welcome to SAGA THORSDAY – your weekly source for Saga miniatures game content! This week, Stephen and I continue our analysis of the Franks Battle Board!

Gaming on Tap Episode 05: Killer Green / Above and Below

Welcome to episode five of the Gaming on Tap Podcast. Hard to believe we’re three months in since we started! We kick things off by checking out Killer Green, a wet-hopped Double IPA out of Oregon. Then we talk about one of our favorite storytelling games by legendary game designer Ryan Laukat – Above and Below.

But enough of this reading stuff! Grab yourself a stool, press play and relax as we pour you this deliciously frosty episode of the Gaming on Tap Podcast!

The Offline Gamer Episode 26: Sorry about that…

We’re back after a short break (hence the apologies), and because it’s been two months we have a lot to catch up on, so we just have a rambling chat about what we’ve been upto since the last episode.

News of the North – 2017-11-14

The November 14th, 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 Unreleased Miniatures, Figone by Jérémie Bonamant Teboul, Steamforged Games, Privateer Press, Gorilla with a Brush, Immortal Realms, Hysterical Games, FLUO Craft, Orco Nero, Aenor Miniatures and All out War.

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