And we’re back to Tuesday. I’d totally forgotten that yesterday was the first day of Spring. It certainly felt like it. The bit of a cold snap we’d had is gone. It’s supposed to get up to 80 today. We’ve switched the thermostat in the office from “heat” to “cool” in preparation.
One thing that doesn’t change with the seasons is our weekly grouping of podcasts to help you make it to the weekend.
Today we have: Plaid Hat Games Podcast: Crossfire – A new game by Emerson Matsuuchi; Losing Friends Podcast Episode 3: The Storm has Gathered; Forgot My Dice Episode 7(14) : Full NPR Mode; 40K Radio Episode 12: Adepticon Bound; Fireside Chats Episode 2; Meeples & Miniatures Episode 200: The War of 1812; Epic Gaming Night Podcast Episode 97: Under the Radar; Guild Ball Tonight Episode 59: This Show is Cursed; Rolling Dice & Taking Names Episode 114: They Who Were 8, Rum & Bones Second Tides, & Fuzzy Tales; The Cardboard Herald Episode 19: The Rules Girl; The Polyhedron Collider Cast Episode 21: James Hudson and The Grimm Forest; The D6 Generation Episode 209: The Man Behind the F.A.T. Mats & Weta Workshop on GKR visuals; and Blue Peg, Pink Peg Episode 94: Adrenaline.
In this game reveal episode, Colby, Isaac and Alex are joined by special guest Emerson Matsuuchi to reveal some exciting news about the upcoming social deduction game: Crossfire
Listen to us rant about the new Gathering Storm book 3 and the Triumvirate of the Primarch Roboute Guilliman.
Beware of SPOILERS if you’re still reading your book!
This Episode we review the LCG that has consumed Jonathan’s soul, Arkham Horror the Living Card Game! On top of this we talk quite a bit about the Rising Sun Kickstarter, which has Jonathan super excited. Robert on the other hand, has hopes and dreams about Mass Effect Andromeda. Plus our usual round up of table top news, and the random nerdy things we have taken off the shelf, all this and more in this episode of the FMD podcast!
In this episode, Ashley, Matt, and JF discuss their upcoming visit to Chicago for Adepticon 2017. They also interview Dael Kingsmill about her 40K lore videos on the Freebooters Youtube channel. And, finally, Scott Steva is back for another Black Library Corner.
Welcome to Fireside Chats, with your host Devrim Turak. Fireside Chats will be an ongoing interview series, where we sit down and have conversations with industry leaders, authors, and other influential members of the geek community.
In this episode, I had a chance to interview Steve from Armorcast Terraform Terrain about the company, some of their product lines, and some of the new products they’re looking to create in the near future.
In this show, hosts Neil Shuck, Mike Hobbs, Mike Whitaker and Dave Luff catch up with what they have been doing in the hobby over the past week.
For our main feature, Mike Hobbs changes chairs and chats about developing his War of 1812 campaign guide for Sharp Practice
At the start of the show, the Welsh Wizzard does his best Judith Chalmers impression as we chat about his recent visit to Iceland, which includes visiting Reykjavik’s most famous museum – you have been warned…
We talk about GAMA announcements what we have been playing Gloomhaven & Heroclix! and talk about games flying under the radar!
Started late, stopped in the middle to do an interview and then the dog got sick. Just another Monday on the stream!
We hope you enjoy the brand new segment that is being brought to you from the creative mind of Chaz Marler. In this new segment, we will debate the aspects of various positions people take in the mechanics, themes, and design of board games. Now that it has been typed, that sounds a little heavier than anticipated. We hope to continue to have this segment in a regular fashion and love to hear comments and suggestions on how to make it even better.
We overview two games with our 5 Minute Initiative format in this episode. Rum & Bones, Second Tide is a follow up from CMON that adds some new mechanics that were not present in the original. If you want a good little dice chucker, then this might be a game that you need to check out. Don’t get us wrong here, there is some strategy around planning the moves, determining the quickest course to the needed victory points, but when the battles rage, it comes down to the dice.
Jack talks with The Rules Girl about how she got started and what goes into making ultra-concise rules explanations on her hit youtube channel.
Its time, yet again, for another dose of board gaming chat. Jon is off biking, or some other strenuous activity that Andy and Steve find far too much like hard work, and so they substitute a brummy for a redkneck as they are joined by James Hudson from Druid City Games. James tells us all about his new game, The Grimm Forest, and goes into detail about publishing, Kickstarter, distribution and Peppa Pig.
The Grimm Forest launches on Kickstarter on 21st March.
Doug Johnson, the man behind Tablewar’s F.A.T. mats, joins us in the third chair!
Doug shares his story of how he went from gamer to every miniature gamer’s favorite “Mat Man” as we learn how Tablewar went from idea to reality.
Later Craig and Russ our rejoined by some more amazing folks from Weta Workshop as they discuss what it was like to bring the visual design concepts behind Giant Killer Robots to life.
During this week’s episode:
1) The Pegs discuss recent news and a recent game plays including Arkham Horror: The Card Game, Tumble Tree, Baseball Highlights: 2045 and more;
2) Announce the winner of their #21lbsofgame contest where one listener will win a copy of Gloomhaven (along with their friend, the game’s designer, and the contest’s generous sponsor, Isaac Childres of Cephalofair Games); and
3) Review the first person shooter area control game Adrenaline.