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 EST
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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 EST
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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 EST
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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 EST
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D6G Ep 203: Stark Trek Ascendancy Detailed Review & Captain Con Update

Paul Shoemaker of the NE Privateeers & Captain Con is back in the third chair.

Paul brings us up to date on what's been happening with Captain Con and what to expect at Captain Con 2017, just a little over a month away.

Later we dive into the new game from Gale Force 9: Star Trek Ascendancy.  How does this 4x space exploration game with Klingons, Romulans, and the Federation play?

 

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: 47 min - Chess Clock

Captain Con Update: 52 min

Total Fan Girl: 1 hr 30 min

Star Trek Ascendancy:  1 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

Dice Tower Network: Link

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Direct download: D6GEp203.mp3
Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 12:10pm EST
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D6G Ep 202: Dark Souls Preview, Guildball Hotness, & SteamCon 2016

Rich & Mat, the men behind Steamforged Games, are back in the third chair as we record live from SteamCon 2016!! 

We get to sit down and play one of the first near-production copies of the new "Dark Souls" board game coming next year, and we get to chat with the designers.  How are they going to deliver on this epic kickstarter?  You be the judge as you hear many of the design decisions and mechanics.

Up first, Mat and Rich bring us up-to-date on all the happenings at Steamforged Games...not to mention how SteamCon 2016 went!

 

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: 35 min - Colt Express

Steamforged Update: 41 min

Total Fan Girl: 1 hr 38 min

Dark Souls:  1 hr 45 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: D6GEpisode202.mp3
Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 2:48pm EST
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D6G Ep 201: Essen 2016 & What makes a game attractive?

Stephen Buonocore of Stronghold Games returns to the third chair!  

Up first Stephen fills us in on Essen 2016.  How does the largest gaming event in Europe continue to evolve?  What was the hotness this year?

And speaking of hotness, later we ask ourselves the question: Since we are so spoiled for choice, what attracts us to new games?

 

All that plus: 

 
- Total Fan Girl
- Do You Ever Notice
- App of the Ep (Titanfall 2)
-  & 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: 58 min - Titanfall 2

Essen 2016: 1 hr 5 min

Total Fan Girl: 1 hr 36 min

What makes a game attractive?:  1 hr 43 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: D6GEp201.mp3
Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 1:19pm EST
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D6G Ep 200: Bicentenial Retrospective

Raef 'Hollywood' Granger returns to the third chair to help us celebrate our 200th episode!  

We couldn't let our 200th episode pass us by without at least a look back at what got us here.  Raef, Craig, & Russ, with the help of submissions from our listeners, remember favorite moments from the first 199 episodes. 

But first we here from a host of third chairs (see what we did there) as they share what they enjoyed about being a part of the show.  A big thank you to all of them, and all of you!!

 

All that plus: 

 
- Total Fan Girl
- Do You Ever Notice
- App of the Ep (Overcooked)
-  & 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 - Vermintide

Third Chair Thoughts: 1 hr 7 min

Total Fan Girl: 2 hr 33 min

Listeners Retrospective:  2 hr 40 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: D6GEp200.mp3
Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 10:30pm EST
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D6G Ep 199: Mulling Mechanics - The End Game & 2016 Video Game Thoughts

Luke Retallack, of World's End Radio & Channel Endgame, returns to the third chair!  

Since Luke has a new channel called "EndGame" we thought it would be fun to do a mulling mechanics on 'end game mechanics'.  What do different games do to drive to conclusion and which do we like best? 

Later we cover a topic that Russ loves to talk about but never gets to...video games! Luke has become somewhat of an expert and we dive into where we think things are going and what we like about it in 2016.

 

All that plus: 

 
- Total Fan Girl
- Do You Ever Notice
- App of the Ep (Overcooked)
-  & 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 6 min - Battlefield 1

Mulling Mechanics - The Endgame: 1 hr 13 min

Total Fan Girl: 2 hr 0 min

Video Game Industry 2016:  2 hr 7 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: D6GEp199.mp3
Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 12:27am EST
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D6G Ep 198: Crazy Components & Colt Express Review

Eric Summerer, of the Dice Tower, returns to the third chair!  

Up first we do some mulling mechanics on board games which are made by their crazy components. 

Later we dive into a full, detailed review of Colt Express, a board game with crazy components and cowboys!

 

All that plus: 

 
- Total Fan Girl
- Do You Ever Notice
- App of the Ep (Overcooked)
-  & 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 8 min - Rebel Galaxy

Crazy Components: 1 hr 13 min 

Total Fan Girl: 1 hr 55 min

Colt Express 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

Dice Tower Network: Link

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Direct download: D6GEp198.mp3
Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 10:31pm EST
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