Ronnie Renton, the man behind Mantic Games, is in the third chair!  We chat with Ronnie about he got his start in the industry and what lead to Mantic Games.
 
Later we take a stroll down memory lane with Ronnie and discuss the history of terrain in miniature war gaming.
 

All that plus: 

 
- Total Fan Girl
- Do You Ever Notice
- App of the Ep 
-  & More


If you'd like to discuss the show with us and others in our forum thread: click here.

 

The following fine organizations help make this show possible:

 

www.Battlefoam.com

www.geeknationtours.com

 

 

 ==Quick Reference==

App of the Ep: 50 min - Top RPG's

Ronnie & Mantic Games: 56 min

Total Fan Girl: 1 hr 37 min

Terrain then and Now:  1 hr 41 min

 

 Links Discussed in the show:

Craig's Blog: www.McNerdigansPub.com

Russ's Blog: http://www.RussRant.com

Total Fan Girl Blog: Link

Dice Tower Network: Link

 

 

 

 

Direct download: D6GEp213.mp3
Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 8:24pm EDT
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Geoff Engelstein is back in the third chair!  Geoff takes a break from instructing the next generation of game designers to let us know what he's been up to including a preview of his latest game, "The Expanse Board Game" based on the SyFy series.
 
Later we review Assault of the Giants, a board game set in the Sword Coast of Dungeons and Dragons.

All that plus: 

 
- Total Fan Girl
- Do You Ever Notice
- App of the Ep (Ticket To Earth)
-  & More


If you'd like to discuss the show with us and others in our forum thread: click here.

 

The following fine organizations help make this show possible:

 

www.Battlefoam.com

www.geeknationtours.com

 

 

 ==Quick Reference==

App of the Ep: 53 min - C.A.T.S.

Geoff and The Expanse Board game: 58 min

Total Fan Girl: 1 hr 41 min

Assault of the Giants:  1 hr 49 min

 

 Links Discussed in the show:

Craig's Blog: www.McNerdigansPub.com

Russ's Blog: http://www.RussRant.com

Total Fan Girl Blog: Link

Dice Tower Network: Link

 

 

 

Direct download: D6GEp212.mp3
Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 10:23pm EDT
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Ash Barker, of the Guerrilla Miniature Games YouTube Channel, joins us in the third chair!
 
Up first, we get to know Ash.  How did he get into gaming and what was it like starting up and building a YouTube channel dedicated to streaming a wide variety of miniature game battle reports.
 
Later, Craig, Ash and Russ discuss "Miniature Agnostic Games."  What is their appeal and why are they so under rated?

 

All that plus: 

 
- Total Fan Girl
- Do You Ever Notice
- App of the Ep (Ticket To Earth)
-  & More


If you'd like to discuss the show with us and others in our forum thread: click here.

 

The following fine organizations help make this show possible:

 

www.Battlefoam.com

www.geeknationtours.com

 

 

 ==Quick Reference==

App of the Ep: 43 min - Ticket to Earth

Guerrilla Miniature Games: 47 min

Total Fan Girl: 1 hr 37 min

Miniature Agnostic Games:  1 hr 41 min

 

 Links Discussed in the show:

Craig's Blog: www.McNerdigansPub.com

Russ's Blog: http://www.RussRant.com

Total Fan Girl Blog: Link

Dice Tower Network: Link

 

 

Direct download: D6GEp211.mp3
Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 2:53pm EDT
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Crstal Pisano, of the Boardgame Bliz Podcast, joins us in the third chair!
 
Up first, What is the origin story of the Boardgame Bliz podcast and what are some of the challenges of starting a podcast in a time when there are so many choices?
 
Later, Craig and Russ got early copies of Fantasy Flight Games new miniature game: Runewars! We preview it and share thoughts with Crystal to see if it can appeal to a board gamer who has never sampled miniature gaming before.

 

All that plus: 

 
- Total Fan Girl
- Do You Ever Notice
- App of the Ep (Game Master 5)
-  & More


If you'd like to discuss the show with us and others in our forum thread: click here.

 

The following fine organizations help make this show possible:

 

www.Battlefoam.com

www.geeknationtours.com

 

 

 ==Quick Reference==

App of the Ep: 1 hr 1 min - Ticket to Earth

Boardgame Blitz Origin Story: 1 hr 5 min

Total Fan Girl: 1 hr 48 min

Runewars Miniature Game Preview:  1 hr 57 min

 

 Links Discussed in the show:

Giant Killer Robots Kickstarter: Link!

Craig's Blog: www.McNerdigansPub.com

Russ's Blog: http://www.RussRant.com

Total Fan Girl Blog: Link

Dice Tower Network: Link

 

Direct download: D6GEp210.mp3
Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 8:04pm EDT
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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.  

All that plus: 

 
- Total Fan Girl
- Do You Ever Notice
- App of the Ep (Game Master 5)
-  & More


If you'd like to discuss the show with us and others in our forum thread: click here.

 

The following fine organizations help make this show possible:

 

www.Battlefoam.com

www.geeknationtours.com

 

 

 ==Quick Reference==

App of the Ep: 1 hr 1 min - Game Master 5

Tablewar Story: 1 hr 8 min

Total Fan Girl: 1 hr 52 min

WETA Workshop on GKR Sculpting:  1 hr 58 min

 

 Links Discussed in the show:

Giant Killer Robots Kickstarter: Link!

Craig's Blog: www.McNerdigansPub.com

Russ's Blog: http://www.RussRant.com

Total Fan Girl Blog: Link

Dice Tower Network: Link

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Direct download: D6GEp209.mp3
Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 9:48am EDT
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Paul Tobin, Senior Concept Designer of Weta Workshop, in the third chair!

Paul and Matt Hyra from Cryptozoic Games kick things off with details from the new gaming hotness Giant Killer Robots.  What exactly happens when you match these two companies plus robots?

Later Craig and Russ chat about the pirate game "Blood and Plunder" from Flintlock Games.  What do they think about the game after a few plays?

All that plus: 

 
- Total Fan Girl
- Do You Ever Notice
- App of the Ep (Might & Magic: Showdown)
-  & More


If you'd like to discuss the show with us and others in our forum thread: click here.

 

The following fine organizations help make this show possible:

 

www.Battlefoam.com

www.geeknationtours.com

 

 

 ==Quick Reference==

App of the Ep: 41 min - Splitter Critter

Giant Killer Robots:45 min

Total Fan Girl: 1 hr 22 min

Blood and Plunder:  1 hr 30 min

 

 Links Discussed in the show:

Giant Killer Robots Kickstarter: Link!

Craig's Blog: www.McNerdigansPub.com

Russ's Blog: http://www.RussRant.com

Total Fan Girl Blog: Link

Dice Tower Network: Link

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Direct download: D6GEp208.mp3
Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 7:11pm EDT
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D6G Ep 207: Tech Talk & Captain Con 2017

Raef "Hollywood" Granger is back in the third chair.

Since it's been a while, Raef and Russ dive into some tech talk: video games, internet connectivity and more. It's all in there.

Later Craig and Russ chat about Captain Con 2017.  How was the con and specifically how did our Konflict 47 event go?

 

All that plus: 

 
- Total Fan Girl
- Do You Ever Notice
- App of the Ep (Might & Magic: Showdown)
-  & More


If you'd like to discuss the show with us and others in our forum thread: click here.

 

The following fine organizations help make this show possible:

 

www.Battlefoam.com

www.geeknationtours.com

 

 

 ==Quick Reference==

App of the Ep: 1 hr 5 min

Tech Talk: 1 hr 12 min

Total Fan Girl: 2 hr 19 min

Captain Con 2017:  2 hr 23 min

 

 Links Discussed in the show:

Craig's Blog: www.McNerdigansPub.com

Russ's Blog: http://www.RussRant.com

Total Fan Girl Blog: Link

Dice Tower Network: Link

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Direct download: D6GEp207.mp3
Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 1:58pm EDT
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D6G Ep 206: Game App Development and Seafall Detailed Review

Eric Teo, digital game developer and host of the "Push Your Luck!" podcast, joins us in the third chair.

Up first Eric shares his discoveries of the complexity of mobile app design.  What did he learn developing his and what challenges have others run into trying to adapt board games to mobile apps?

Later we dive into Seafall by Plaid Hat games.  It has been receiving mixed reviews since it's launch.  How does it compare to other legacy games, and is it fun?

 

All that plus: 

 
- Total Fan Girl
- Do You Ever Notice
- App of the Ep (Might & Magic: Showdown)
-  & More


If you'd like to discuss the show with us and others in our forum thread: click here.

 

The following fine organizations help make this show possible:

 

www.Battlefoam.com

www.geeknationtours.com

 

 

 ==Quick Reference==

App of the Ep: 51 min - Might & Magic Showdown

Game App Development: 58 min

Total Fan Girl: 1 hr 43 min

Seafall:  1 hr 50 min

 

 Links Discussed in the show:

Craig's Blog: www.McNerdigansPub.com

Russ's Blog: http://www.RussRant.com

Total Fan Girl Blog: Link

Dice Tower Network: Link

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Direct download: D6GEp206.mp3
Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 2:25pm EDT
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D6G Ep 205: Technology Impact & Guild Ball Season 3

JJ Layfield, former host of 'World's End Radio' and avid miniature gamer, joins us in the third chair.

Up first we take a look at how changing technology has impacted how games, specifically miniature games, have been delivered over the years.

Later we get into the details of Guild Ball Season 3. How has the game changed and what do we think about the changes?

 

All that plus: 

 
- Total Fan Girl
- Do You Ever Notice
- App of the Ep (Colt Express)
-  & More


If you'd like to discuss the show with us and others in our forum thread: click here.

 

The following fine organizations help make this show possible:

 

www.Battlefoam.com

www.geeknationtours.com

 

 

 ==Quick Reference==

App of the Ep: 1 hr 4 min - White Out

Technology Impact: 1 hr 8 min

Total Fan Girl: 1 hr 50 min

Guild Ball Season 3:  1 hr 55 min

 

 Links Discussed in the show:

Craig's Blog: www.McNerdigansPub.com

Russ's Blog: http://www.RussRant.com

Total Fan Girl Blog: Link

Dice Tower Network: Link

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Direct download: D6GEp205.mp3
Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 4:09pm EDT
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D6G Ep 204: Predictions - 2016 Results & 2017 Prognostications

Raef "Hollywood" Granger is back in the third chair for our annual predictions episode.

Up first we go through our predictions for 2016...how did we do? Who was the most accurate this year?

Later we look forward into the mists of time and try to foresee what geek related events will occur in 2017.

 

All that plus: 

 
- Total Fan Girl
- Do You Ever Notice
- App of the Ep (Colt Express)
-  & More


If you'd like to discuss the show with us and others in our forum thread: click here.

 

The following fine organizations help make this show possible:

 

www.Battlefoam.com

www.geeknationtours.com

 

 

 ==Quick Reference==

App of the Ep: 1 hr 15 min - Mini Metro

2016 Prediction Results: 1 hr 23 min

Total Fan Girl: 2 hr 18 min

2017 Predictions:  2 hr 23 min

 

 Links Discussed in the show:

Craig's Blog: www.McNerdigansPub.com

Russ's Blog: http://www.RussRant.com

Total Fan Girl Blog: Link

Dice Tower Network: Link

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Direct download: D6GEp204.mp3
Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 11:07am EDT
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