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Aug 3, 2014

Sean Benson, the Outlaw Miniatures community manager, joins us in the third chair!

We catch up with Sean on the status of Wild West Exodus.  What is the new hotness? Organized play? & More.

Later Sean helps Craig and Russ review the rebirth of Diskwars from Fantasy Flight Games. This new version features a Games Workshop Warhammer Fantasy battles theme.  Does it capture the feeling of tabletop play with disks?

All that and our other not-too-horrible segments including: 

  
- Total Fan Girl
- Do You Ever Notice 
- The Hollywood Minute
- News
- & 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:

 Myriad Games, on behalf of friendly, professional gaming stores everywhere.

Game Salute, latest gaming news, great stores, & more!

www.Battlefoam.com

www.WolfLair.com

www.geeknationtours.com

 Conquistador Games 

 

 ==Quick Reference==

The News:  57 min

WWX Update: 1 hr 4 min 

Total Fan Girl: 1 hr 40 min

Hollywood Minute: 1 hr 49 min

Warhammer Diskwars:  2 hr 2 min 


 

 Links Discussed in the show:

Craig's Blog: www.McNerdigansPub.com

Russ's Blog: http://www.RussRant.com

Total Fan Girl Blog: Link

Pulp Gamer Network: Link

 

 

Jul 17, 2014

Pat Lewis, North American community manager for Mantic Games, joins us in the third chair!

We take this opportunity to dive deep into the Deadzone campaign system. How does it work? What do we like about it? How does it address classic campign issues from games of old?

But first we catch up a bit with Pat, how did he get into this cool job and what is the hotness from Mantic?

All that and our other not-too-horrible segments including: 

  
- Total Fan Girl
- Do You Ever Notice 
- The Hollywood Minute
- News
- & 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:

 Myriad Games, on behalf of friendly, professional gaming stores everywhere.

Game Salute, latest gaming news, great stores, & more!

www.Battlefoam.com

www.WolfLair.com

www.geeknationtours.com

 Conquistador Games 

 

 ==Quick Reference==

The News:  1 hr 10 min

Mantic Community: 1 hr 17 min 

Total Fan Girl: 1 hr 56 min

Hollywood Minute: 2 hr 4 min

Deadzone Campaign:  2 hr 18 min 


 

 Links Discussed in the show:

Craig's Blog: www.McNerdigansPub.com

Russ's Blog: http://www.RussRant.com

Total Fan Girl Blog: Link

Pulp Gamer Network: Link

 

 

Jul 1, 2014

Garrett "Ensign Kim" Wang is in the third chair!

Our first real actor! We chat with Garrett on what games he played as a lad, and how he got onto Voyager and totally geek out on Star Trek.

Later we have our first ever "Patron Palavor"... yep, we recorded a Skype call with a bunch of our Patreon patrons.

All that and our other not-too-horrible segments including: 

  
- Total Fan Girl
- Do You Ever Notice 
- The Hollywood Minute
- News
- & 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:

 Myriad Games, on behalf of friendly, professional gaming stores everywhere.

Game Salute, latest gaming news, great stores, & more!

www.Battlefoam.com

www.WolfLair.com

www.geeknationtours.com

 Conquistador Games 

 

 ==Quick Reference==

The News:  39 min

Garrett Interview: 47 min 

Total Fan Girl: 1 hr 38 min

Hollywood Minute: 1 hr 45 min

Patron Palavor:  1 hr 53 min 


 

 Links Discussed in the show:

Craig's Blog: www.McNerdigansPub.com

Russ's Blog: http://www.RussRant.com

Total Fan Girl Blog: Link

Pulp Gamer Network: Link

 

 

Jun 22, 2014

Raef "Hollywood" Granger is back in the 3rd chair!!

Craig and Russ have been playing Deadzone almosts non-stop since they dove into the game at Adepticon 2014.  What has them hooked? Find out as they give a very detailed review of the sci-fi miniature skirmish game from Mantic.

But first, Raef and Russ discuss gaming technology... has Raef got an X-box One yet? What games are they playing and what are they looking forward to?

All that and our other not-too-horrible segments including: 

 
 
- Total Fan Girl
- Do You Ever Notice 
- The Hollywood Minute
- News
- & 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:

 Myriad Games, on behalf of friendly, professional gaming stores everywhere.

Game Salute, latest gaming news, great stores, & more!

www.Battlefoam.com

www.WolfLair.com

www.geeknationtours.com

 Conquistador Games 

 

 ==Quick Reference==

The News:  54 min

Tech Talk: 1 hr 2 min 

Total Fan Girl: 1 hr 53 min

Hollywood Minute: 2 hr 1 min

Deadzone detaild review:  2 hr 15 min 


 

 Links Discussed in the show:

Craig's Blog: www.McNerdigansPub.com

Russ's Blog: http://www.RussRant.com

Total Fan Girl Blog: Link

Pulp Gamer Network: Link

 

 

May 31, 2014

Dan Yarrington of Game Salute is in the 3rd chair!!

As many of you know, Game Salute has been helping designers get their boardgamers published via Kickstarter for many years now.  Who better to walk us down the Kickstarter memory lane.  How has the boardgame publishing via Kickstarter evolved over the years?

Later Craig, Russ and Dan talk about one of the latest Kickstarter projects to be delivered: Kaosball from Cool Mini or Not.  Is it a sports game that can capture and hold Craig's attention?  Find out in this detailed review.

All that and our other not-too-horrible segments including: 

 
 
- Total Fan Girl
- Do You Ever Notice 
- The Hollywood Minute
- News
- & 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:

 Myriad Games, on behalf of friendly, professional gaming stores everywhere.

Game Salute, latest gaming news, great stores, & more!

www.Battlefoam.com

www.WolfLair.com

www.geeknationtours.com

 Conquistador Games 

 

 ==Quick Reference==

The News:  1 hr 15 min

Evolution of Kickstarter: 1 hr 25 min 

Total Fan Girl: 2 hr 31 min

Hollywood Minute: 2 hr 11 min

Kaosball detaild review:  2 hr 22 min 


 

 Links Discussed in the show:

Craig's Blog: www.McNerdigansPub.com

Russ's Blog: http://www.RussRant.com

Total Fan Girl Blog: Link

Pulp Gamer Network: Link

 

 

May 9, 2014

Andrew "Hacksaw" Hartland, famed Press Ganger and event organizer is in the third chair!

First Andrew fills us in on his latest effort: Captain Con. Why a new con? What makes it different? What's it like to start one?  

Later Craig, Russ and Andrew talk Adepticon 2014 with detailed thoughts on the games they played including new hotness like Aetherium and Deadzone.

And don't miss the exciting results of our Malifaux Haiku contest!

All that and our other not-too-horrible segments including: 

 
 
- Total Fan Girl
- Do You Ever Notice 
- The Hollywood Minute
- News
- & 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:

 Myriad Games, on behalf of friendly, professional gaming stores everywhere.

Game Salute, latest gaming news, great stores, & more!

www.Battlefoam.com

www.WolfLair.com

Miniature Market

www.geeknationtours.com


www.wssmagazine.com

www.WingHussarPublishing.com

 Conquistador Games

www.CoolMiniOrNot.com

 

 

 

 ==Quick Reference==

The News:  53 min

Captain Con: 58 min 

Total Fan Girl: 1 hr 31 min

Hollywood Minute: 1 hr 37 min

Malifaux Haiku Contest: 1 hr 47

Adepticon 2014 with Aetherium and Deadzone thoughts:  2 hr 6 min 


 

 Links Discussed in the show:

Craig's Blog: www.McNerdigansPub.com

Russ's Blog: http://www.RussRant.com

Total Fan Girl Blog: Link

Pulp Gamer Network: Link

 

 

Apr 23, 2014

Curt Covert, of Smirk and Dagger Games, returns to the third chair!!

We catch up with Curt on all the sneaky, back-stabby goodness that he and Smirk and Dagger have been up to lately including their latest effort: Student Bodies!  What is this new game about? Zombies? Why zombies Curt?

Later Craig and Russ give a detailed review of the chibi filled game "Krosmasters: Arena".  Can a game this cute be fun for hard core gamers and kids alike?

 

All that and our other not-too-horrible segments including: 

 
 
- Total Fan Girl
- Do You Ever Notice 
- The Hollywood Minute
- News
- & 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:

 Myriad Games, on behalf of friendly, professional gaming stores everywhere.

Game Salute, latest gaming news, great stores, & more!

www.Battlefoam.com

www.WolfLair.com

Miniature Market

www.geeknationtours.com


www.wssmagazine.com

www.WingHussarPublishing.com

 Conquistador Games

www.CoolMiniOrNot.com

 

 

 

 ==Quick Reference==

The News:  44 min

Curt & Smirk (Student Bodies Preview): 52 min 

Total Fan Girl: 1 hr 42 min

Hollywood Minute: 1 hr 48 min

Krosmasters: Arena Review:  1 hr 58 min 


 

 Links Discussed in the show:

Craig's Blog: www.McNerdigansPub.com

Russ's Blog: http://www.RussRant.com

Total Fan Girl Blog: Link

Pulp Gamer Network: Link

 

 

Apr 1, 2014

John "That Cowboy Guy" Gibson joins us in the third chair.  John's been involved in the game and geek scene for a long time and is well known for his voice work, game design, and cosplay.

It's time to ride the Russian Rails as the trio dig into the hot new euro board game "Russian Rails".  Why is this game so hot, and what makes it fun?

But first Craig and Russ ask John to fill in the appeal of Solo games...what types of solo games are out there and why did he design one?. 

All that and our other not-too-horrible segments including: 
 
 
- Total Fan Girl
- Do You Ever Notice 
- The Hollywood Minute
- News
- & 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:

 Myriad Games, on behalf of friendly, professional gaming stores everywhere.

Game Salute, latest gaming news, great stores, & more!

www.Battlefoam.com

www.WolfLair.com

Miniature Market

www.geeknationtours.com


www.wssmagazine.com

www.WingHussarPublishing.com

 Conquistador Games

www.CoolMiniOrNot.com

 

 

 

 ==Quick Reference==

The News:  1 hr 24 min

Solo Games: 1 hr 20 min 

Total Fan Girl: 2 hr 3 min

Hollywood Minute: 2 hr 11 min

Russian Railroads Review:  2 hr 24 min 


 

 Links Discussed in the show:

www.ThatCowboyGuy.com

Craig's Blog: www.McNerdigansPub.com

Russ's Blog: http://www.RussRant.com

Total Fan Girl Blog: Link

Pulp Gamer Network: Link

 

 

Mar 19, 2014

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

This time out Craig, Russ, and listeners ask Raef what he's been up to in another "Round Table" segment.

Later we dive back into Savage Worlds with Accursed. 

All that and our other not-too-horrible segments including: 
 
 
- Total Fan Girl
- Do You Ever Notice 
- The Hollywood Minute
- News
- & 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:

 Myriad Games, on behalf of friendly, professional gaming stores everywhere.

Game Salute, latest gaming news, great stores, & more!

www.Battlefoam.com

www.WolfLair.com

Miniature Market

www.geeknationtours.com


www.wssmagazine.com

www.WingHussarPublishing.com

 Conquistador Games

www.CoolMiniOrNot.com

 

 

 

 ==Quick Reference==

The News:  1 hr 8 min

Round Table: 1 hr 21 min 

Total Fan Girl: 2 hr 15 min

Hollywood Minute: 2 hr 21 min

Accursed Savage Worlds:  2 hr 36 min 


 

 Links Discussed in the show:

Craig's Blog: www.McNerdigansPub.com

Russ's Blog: http://www.RussRant.com

Total Fan Girl Blog: Link

Pulp Gamer Network: Link

 

 

Mar 1, 2014

Mack Martin, of Wyrd Miniatures, joins us to give us a sneak peek of the next big miniatures game coming from Wyrd Miniatures: Ruined Planet.

Later we then travel back to the old west...er the new west...er a different west as we dive into a detailed review of Wild West Exodus.  

 
All that and our other not-too-horrible segments including: 
 
 
- Total Fan Girl
- Do You Ever Notice 
- The Hollywood Minute
- News
- & 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:

 Myriad Games, on behalf of friendly, professional gaming stores everywhere.

Game Salute, latest gaming news, great stores, & more!

www.Battlefoam.com

www.WolfLair.com

Miniature Market

www.geeknationtours.com


www.wssmagazine.com

www.WingHussarPublishing.com

 Conquistador Games

www.CoolMiniOrNot.com

 

 

 

 ==Quick Reference==

The News:  51 min

Ruined Planet:  57 min 

Total Fan Girl: 1 hr 43 min

Hollywood Minute: 1 hr 50 min

Wild West Exodus Detailed Review:  2 hr 1 min 


 

 Links Discussed in the show:

Craig's Blog: www.McNerdigansPub.com

Russ's Blog: http://www.RussRant.com

Total Fan Girl Blog: Link

Pulp Gamer Network: Link

 

 

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