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The D6 Generation - Dice Are Our Vice

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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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feb 17, 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feb 11, 2017

Craig and Russ set the dial on the wayback machine to early 2014 and ask "Where are they now?" for games reviewed in episodes 142 - 150.

Jan 30, 2017

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jan 27, 2017

Eric Teo of the Push Your Luck! podcast joins us to talk about what TV we're watching in the mid-season winter doldrums.

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