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The D6 Generation - Dice Are Our Vice

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May 8, 2017

Ronnie Renton, of Mantic Games, is spotted in the Dunk'n Donuts at the end of the universe.  We ask Ronnie what it's been like working with other folks IP, including The Walking Dead!!

May 1, 2017
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

 

 

 

Apr 30, 2017

We run into Prof Geoff Engelstein at Dunk'n Donuts. Turns out when he is not instructing college students on the finer points of game design he's exploring the realm of Virtual Reality. We catch up with him and get his read on the current state of the tech.

Apr 21, 2017
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

 

 

Apr 8, 2017

Ash Barker of the Guerrilla Miniature Games YouTube channel joins us in "The Dunkin Donuts at the edge of the universe" to discuss how we find time to paint with all our parenting and other duties...

Apr 1, 2017
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

 

Mar 30, 2017

We run into Crystal from the Boardgame Blitz podcast at "The Dukin Donuts at the Edge of the Universe" and start chatting about the movie Arrival.  Was it good Sci-fi and is linguistics cool now?

Warning: Hear be spoilers!

Mar 18, 2017

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mar 5, 2017
While Craig and Russ are enjoying a snack at their usual "Dunk'n Donuts at the edge of he universe" they bump into Joel, Leonard, & Leri of Weta Workshop! Much geeking out ensues as Russ and Craig grill them on what it's like to work at a shop filled with orc swords, hobbit shields, & Ghost in the Shell armor.
  • Joel Savage - 3D Artist
  • Leonard Ellis - Modelmaker
  • Leri Greer - Senior Concept Designer
Mar 1, 2017

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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