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Oct 20, 2009

Just a quick audio reminder for subscribers that Ep. 42 has been delayed a week. Oh, and there's a little teaser in here about a segment change as well.

 

 

 

Oct 6, 2009

Rush 'n Crush, Rogue Trader RPG, and a Sea of Blood interview all in one show?  Yep!

First up the D6G team tackles the 'Speed Racer meets Formula D' board game Rush 'n Crush from Rackham and AEG to give you a detailed review from the machine guns to the mine layers and all the racing goodness in between.

Later the guys get into a deep review of the new Rogue Trader book from Fantasy Flight Games.  So what is so inovative about this new RPG anyway?

And be sure not to miss When Wives Attack this epsiode as Nicole talks to Sally Karkula from Fantasy Flight Games.  Sally is one of the folks working on the highly anticipated Descent: Sea of Blood expansion due out later this year. 

All that and our usual 'not too horrible' humor, with features such as:

- The Score
- The Hollywood Minute
- Rapid Fire
- What's in the 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.

www.Battlefoam.com

www.PaintedFigs.com  

www.DoghouseSystems.com

 


 ==Quick Reference==

The News: 47 min

Hollywood Minute: 53 min

Rush 'n Crush: 58 min

When Wives Attack (Sea of Blood Interview): 1 hr 47 min

The Score: 2 hr 11 min

Rogue Trader: 2 hr 18 min


Discussed in the show:

Rush 'n Crush Quick Reference: Link

When Wives Attack Blog: Link

Craig's Blog: Link

Wargamer Radio Network: Link

Pulp Gamer Network: Link

 

Sep 22, 2009

Space Hulk, the classic game of sci-fi corridor crawling combat has returned in its third edition.  The D6G team take you inside the box and give you all the details of the re-done Games Workshop classic.

But first we sit down with Dan from Myriad Games to discuss game stores.  Just how does one become a store owner?  Is it a lot of work?  And how friendly and professional do you really have to be? 

All that and our usual 'not too horrible' humor, with features such as:

- When Wives Attack
- The Hollywood Minute
- Rapid Fire
- What's in the 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.

www.Battlefoam.com

www.PaintedFigs.com  

www.DoghouseSystems.com

 


 ==Quick Reference==

The News with breaking Privateer Press info: 54 min

Hollywood Minute: 1hr 1min

Interview with Dan: 1hr 6 min

When Wives Attack: 1 hr 49 min

Space Hulk Review: 2 hr 7 min


Discussed in the show:

When Wives Attack Blog: Link

Craig's Blog: Link

Wargamer Radio Network: Link

Pulp Gamer Network: Link

 

Sep 10, 2009

Chaos in the Old World from Fantasy Flight games lets players take on the roles of the gods of chaos in Games Workshop's Warhammer Fantasy world.  The D6G crew wade through the blood, pus, magic, and debauchery to let you in on the details of the first new WHFB board game in over 10 years.

But before all that.  We MENTIONED GenCon awards back in Ep 38, but promptly didn't include the segment.  Now it made it into the show!  Hear what Raef, Craig, and Russ nominated and selected as winners of the awards that each has created to represent the kinds of things they look for in gaming.

All that and our usual 'not too horrible' humor, with features such as:

- When Wives Attack
- The Hollywood Minute
- The Score
- Listener feedback
- & 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.

www.Battlefoam.com

www.PaintedFigs.com  

www.DoghouseSystems.com

 


 ==Quick Reference==

The News with Sea of Blood: 1hr 7 min

GenCon Awards: 1hr 21min

Hollywood Minute: 1hr 16min

When Wives Attack: 1 hr 43 min

The Score: 2 hr 14 min

Chaos in the Old World: 2 hr 20 min


Discussed in the show:

Chaos Dwarf Fan Army Book: Link

Russ's Painted Battlelore Figures: Link

When Wives Attack Blog: Link

Craig's Blog: Link

Wargamer Radio Network: Link

Pulp Gamer Network: Link

 

Aug 27, 2009

Matt Wilson of Privateer Press sits down with the D6 Generation team to discuss the many big Privateer events of 2009 up to and including the new Warmachine video game.

But first we need to report on all our crazy adventures at GenCon 2009.  Russ, Raef, and Craig discuss all the great games they played and what the highlights of the convention were for them in a special extended edition of Achievements in Gaming.

And don't miss the first ever Rapid Fire recorded in front of a live audience!!

All that and our usual 'not too horrible' humor, with features such as:

- When Wives Attack
- The Hollywood Minute
- Words form Wales
- & More

[Note: We mention D6G GenCon Awards this episode.  Those were not included in Ep 38 due to time, but will appear in Ep 39.]


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.

www.Battlefoam.com

www.PaintedFigs.com  

www.DoghouseSystems.com

 


 ==Quick Reference==

The News with Space Hulk and Blizzcon: 2hr 14 min

Hollywood Minute: 2hr 22min

When Wives Attack: 2 hr 27 min

Words from Wales: 2 hr 50 min

Matt Wilson Interview: 2 hr 57 min


Discussed in the show:

The full recording of the D6G Seminar @ GenCon 2009: Link

Russ's Painted Battlelore Figures: Link

When Wives Attack Blog: Link

Craig's Blog: Link

Wargamer Radio Network: Link

Pulp Gamer Network: Link

 

Aug 24, 2009

In part 3 of our bonus GenCon episodes we interview Flying Frog Productions and discuss new expansions to Last Night On Earth, A Touch of Evil, and some new products coming soon.

But first the D6G team interviews Wells Expeditions about Arcane Legions at GenCon.  How did the game's launch go?  What's coming next for this new product?

 


 

Time Offsets:

Arcane Legions (0 min)

Flying Frog (17 min 40 sec)

 


 

The following fine organizations help make this show possible:

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

www.Battlefoam.com

www.PaintedFigs.com  

www.DoghouseSystems.com

 

Aug 21, 2009

In part 2 of our bonus GenCon episodes we interview the folks at Wyrd Miniatures and discuss their new miniature skirmish game "Malifaux."  Malifaux premiered at GenCon 2009 and features many innovations including card, not dice, driven mechanics in a setting that is as unique as it is bizarre. 

Join us as we get to know the folks that bring you a game that features cowboys, mechanical spiders, flying pigs, and undead hookers.  (no, they don’t play rugby)

Wyrd Miniatures Home Page: http://www.wyrd-games.net/ 

 

The following fine organizations help make this show possible:

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

www.Battlefoam.com

www.PaintedFigs.com  

www.DoghouseSystems.com

 

Aug 17, 2009

While at Gencon 2009 we managed to get a few interviews that we thought would be best sent out in 'unofficial' bonus episodes.  In our first bonus episode we start off with the creators of Exillis, the new hybrid game that brings the creative world of hobby wargaming together with the power of computer-aided combat.

Then we chat with Curt Covert of Smirk and Dagger to hear about his latest project and how it did at GenCon.

Finally Craig and Raef talk with the folks at Armorcast and learn what they've been up to recently.

== Time Offsets ==
Exillis
Curt Covert (at 17 min)
Armorcast (at 24 min)

 

The following fine organizations help make this show possible:

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

www.Battlefoam.com

www.PaintedFigs.com  

www.DoghouseSystems.com

 


Aug 4, 2009

Highlights this episode include a Rogue Trader RPG interview and a detailed review of Arcane Legions.

First we interview Ross Watson, Fantasy Flight Games' lead man on the Warhammer 40,000 themed RPG's Dark Heresy and the new "Rogue Trader."  We find out what to expect in this new edition to the 40k RPG line up.

Later the D6G team gets into the details on exactly how the new hybrid game Arcane Legions works.  We've had our hands on two of the demo kits, the first was from Origins and the second is the updated kit with the improved models.  We've assembled the miniatures and played the game and we're ready to share our thoughts.

All that and our usual 'not too horrible' humor, with features such as:

- When Wives Attack
- The Hollywood Minute
- Achivements in Gaming
- The Score
- & More

[Note: We know our shows are long, so now we've added time offsets to help you find the major segments quickly.  See below]


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.

www.Battlefoam.com

www.PaintedFigs.com  

www.DoghouseSystems.com

 


 ==Quick Reference==

Ross Watson Rogue Trader Interview: 1hr 24 min

When Wives Attack: 2 hr 29 min

The Score: 2 hr 49 min

Arcane Legions Detailed Review: 3 hr 2 min


Discussed in the show:

When Wives Attack Blog: Link

Craig's Blog: Link

Wargamer Radio Network: Link

Pulp Gamer Network: Link

 

Jul 22, 2009

Big news comes in a big package.  Our massive episode 36 is one of our largest, but packs some exclusive news announcements.

First we interview Romeo, the head man over at Battlefoam.com and get the latest news on how the company is doing, and what's coming soon.

Later the D6G team chats with some big cheese's out at Adepticon on some new announcements for 2010 and the future of this amazing convention.

Finally, Criag and Russ ride in to cover their own personal, Quest for the West.  Which leads into a detailed review of the old west game "Gutshot".

All that and our usual 'not too horrible' humor, with features such as:

- When Wives Attack
- The Hollywood Minute
- Achivements in Gaming (includes Arcane Legions preview)
- Words from Wales
- & 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.

www.Battlefoam.com

www.PaintedFigs.com  

www.DoghouseSystems.com

 


Discussed in the show:

When Wives Attack Blog: Link

Craig's Blog: Link

Wargamer Radio Network: Link

Pulp Gamer Network: Link

 

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