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Episode: Episode 23: Fishing with Gorzod ( 60.41 MB / 66:00)
In which we discuss our loves and hates, our Store Championship experience, and Gorzod, man, Gorzod.  You may like us or interact with us on Facebook, via Twitter (@TraxisSectorWC) and subscribe to us via iTunes. This episode was sponsored in part by Rocky Mountain PC (http://www.rockymountain-pc.com/). If you have any comm [...]
2016-02-13
Episode: W3.E13 :: Who, What, Why with Ignacy Trzewiczek ( 7.93 MB / 8:40)

Who, What, Why presents our thirteenth episode of Designing Games with Game Designers which features Ignacy Trzewiczek, designer of Robinson Crusoe, Imperial Settlers, and owner of Portal Games. In this episode we use the themes, components, and mechanics found on the cards in Unpub, the card game from Doug Levandowski and J.R. Honeycut. Jason and Charles' three themes and mechanics were nautical, podcasting, space, dice rolling, trick taking, drawing.

The rules of this segment have changed considering the switch to the Unpub card game. At this time, we provide some themes and mechanics and have to come up with a semi-plausible game.

Alex and I participate in the discussion, so it is a collaborative venture. I hope you enjoy!

2016-02-12
Podcast: Game Wisdom
Episode: Examining the Early Access Process: Sunless Sea ( 96.15 MB / 105:01)

In the start of what I hope will be a continuing podcast series, I’m going to be talking to developers about their experience with Early Access: What they learned, how they found developing a game under it and more. To kick things off, I welcomed back from Failbetter Games Liam Welton who worked on Sunless [...]

The post Examining the Early Access Process: Sunless Sea appeared first on Game Wisdom.

2016-02-12
Podcast: Flip the Table
Episode: Episode 87: Hello Kitty with Geoff Engelstein ( 46.63 MB / 67:17)
In perhaps our most adorable episode yet, we're joined by Geoff Engelstein, co-designer of Space Cadets and co-host of Ludology to play the Hello Kitty Best Friends Game! Players race to Kitty's house for a fun slumber party while collecting stickers from their friends. Does togetherness truly bring happiness, or does this one belong in the litter box? Also: Geoff Engelstein! That's fun!
2016-02-12
Podcast: Dice Tower News
Episode: Dice Tower News 505 - Feb 12 - 2016 ( 9.46 MB / 10:20)

Paul is Back with more Dice Tower News!

2016-02-12
Episode: Three Moves Ahead 343: XCOM 2 ( 70.81 MB / 76:08)
It's a full panel tonight as Rob, David Heron, Rowan Kaiser, and guest Jonathan Bolding discuss the newly released XCOM 2. XCOM: Enemy Unknown was a darling of the strategy game space, garnering rave reviews a strong following. XCOM 2 should be a slam dunk, right? ...right?
2016-02-12
Episode: 4. Devon Dice podcast, review of 2015 part 2 ( 66.9 MB / 73:04)

Joel, Lewis and Tom are back again with part 2 of their Discussion on board gaming in 2015. 

This time their talk about Above and Below and Tabletopia on kickstarter.

then they will look at their hopes and dreams on games that are coming out in 2016; 

Scythe, Star Wars Rebellion, Seawall , World of yo-ho, Chronicles: origins, Dead of Winter The Long Night expansion, First Martians: Adventures on the Red Planet, Rococo, Jewellery Box, Dragon Keepers, Hands in the sealobotomy, Moonquake Escape  Evolution Climate, Starving ArtistsTMNT shadows of the pastStar Trek FrontiersFog of Love, secret Hitler, The Networks

@TPWestrope @DippyDolittle @DepressedMonk3y

Facebook page

www.devondice.co.uk

credits go  "out-takes Music: funny song from  - Bensound.com"

Thank you listen  

2016-02-12
Episode: Ep 06 – Crowd Funding and Vaults ( 34.61 MB / 37:48)
Nate is back and chatting with Matthew about self publishing and crowd funding board game projects. Nate brings his experience with two successful games projects and the guys develop a plan to work on a Kickstarter project on air for listeners. During the design segment, Nate and Matthew are tasked with designing a tile-laying game about vaults of various types. Introduction - 00:00 Banter - 00:27 Main Topic - 03:27 Design - 29:48 Conclusion - 36:02 Design from a Hat Voting The winner from Ep 05 is... Jon Gilmour (1-0)! Tell us who pitched a better game this episode by voting here. Links Kickstarter Data Website Kickstarter Data Review Cardboard Edison Contract Infographics Boardgamizer Contact podcast@designingcardboard.com @designcardboard @mrmatthew @natecmurray Subscribe iTunes | Stitcher | Libsyn | RSS Music CC Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) by Pitx
2016-02-12
Podcast: Ameritrashed
Episode: Ameritrashed: Episode #12 ( 24.51 MB / 53:32)
We talk to the Game Boy Geek, Dan King and discuss conventions, and the games Why First?, The Gallerist, Seafall, Star Wars: Rebellion, Flying Kiwis, Time Stories, and more!
2016-02-12
Podcast: CanHammer
Episode: CanHammer 72 - 40k, CHTT and DE ( 109.33 MB / 119:10)
  In this episode of CanHammer, Chris is joined by Logan and JGreenHammer.  We talk about the CanHammer Team Tournament.  We also answer our mail bag and pimp a DE list.    Listen and as usual:
Enjoy,

Email: canhammer.podcast@gmail.com
Twitter: @CanHammerChris 
Facebook: CanHammer
Itunes: CanHammer
2016-02-12
Episode: Episode 18 - Your Mileage May Variant ( 30.41 MB / 43:33)

This episode we look at what we feel are some of the good, and not so good, two player variants in board gaming. Also first impressions of Warhammer Quest: ACG and the new edition of Through the Ages!

Games discussed in this episode include: Warhammer Quest: Adventure Card Game Epic Best Treehouse Ever Valeria Card Kingdoms The King is Dead Thr [...]
2016-02-12
Episode: New Games A plenty ( 9.4 MB / 41:04)

This has been a busy week for Wash and I as we polish the gifs, jpgs and videos for the House of Borgia Kickstarter page launching early Feb. 15th. But, not too busy for us to sit down for our usual chat about games we've been playing, the flood gates of games that have washed ashore on Kickstarter, and our thoughts on some of the latest news in the board game industry. So, sit back and enjoy the chaos of the show, and be sure to drop us a line on what Kickstarter projects you are looking most forward too!

Games Played

Porta Nigra, Glass Road, Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, Akrotiri, Viticulture

Kickstarter Projects Mentioned

Mythos Tales, Villages of Valeria, Argo, Evolution:Climate, Province: Deluxe Edition, Sentinels of the Multiverse: Oblivaeon

Board Game News Links

Forbidden Desert App Video

Castles of Burgundy Card Game Video

Far Off Games Newletter

BGG listing for Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu

Pathological Nerdcasters Network Links

Pathological Nerdcasters Network

Docking Bay 94 Podcast Page Link Docking Bay 94's Stitcher Link Docking Bay 94's iTunes Link  Jason Hancock's Twitter Jason Washburn's (Talon Strikes)  Twitter link   Talon Strikes Facebook Page Link Talon Strikes Homepage

 

2016-02-12
Episode: Ep. 38 – Most Anticipated Games of 2016 | Podcast of Nonsensical Gamers ( 66.19 MB / 82:38)
We discuss our most anticipated games for 2016!
2016-02-12
Podcast: I, Geek Podcast
Episode: Ep 026 – Star Wars Talk: Kylo Ren ( 49.9 MB / 53:46)

In this rather hilarious episode, Mark and Sten sit down to talk about everyone's favorite new Star Wars baddie, Kylo Ren.  Of course as we all know, he tried desperately to learn about his fellow First Order crew when he agreed to appear on Undercover Boss.  He went undercover as Matt the Radar Technician and learned a few things about what it means to be a cog in the machine.  As he said near the end of the episode, "Everyone is going to love the new me."

In this episode, the guys start off with some discussion of Episode VIII news before delving into speculation and predictions for the upcoming movies, including the Han Solo origin movie.  They revisit Rey's character arc a bit and further discuss her parentage, discuss an Episode IV theory about Luke's aunt and uncle, and Clone Trooper talk.

Eventually the guys get into the topic of the episode, Kylo Ren.  This includes all the newest plausible theories, the things we currently know, and where this character arc will take him.

We hope you enjoy this episode as much as we did making it.  As a reminder, this is a monthly podcast show devoted entirely to Star Wars.  Next month we will discuss Finn.  Beyond that our topic for future Star Wars related podcasts are wide open.  If you have anything in particular you'd like us to research and discuss, feel free to let us know either in the comments below or through our contact information for the site.

Don't forget to check us out on Facebook and Twitter where we have the latest updates and links to shows and articles from the I, Geek team.  We're also still hard at work uploading our Top 100 NES Games of All Time videos on YouTube.  Don't forget to stop by and check those out.

One final shameless plug... don't forget to rate us on iTunes or whatever podcast service you use.  The higher our ratings the more visible we become to others.  The more visible we become, the more we can do things like this.

The post Ep 026 – Star Wars Talk: Kylo Ren appeared first on I, Geek Podcast.

2016-02-12
Podcast: Epic Gumdrop
Episode: 38: Boardgame Vampires ( 33.54 MB / 36:37)
This episode Jeff and James hunt down and put a few stakes in a specific topic: boardgame vampires. For show notes or strategies on how to deal with the undead visit www.breakingdads.com
2016-02-12
Episode: La casa de mi hermano 3×05 (Retro VR, Películas imposibles, ¿Es Boyhood un tostón? Oscars superblancos…¡Y mas!) ( 176.03 MB / 0:00)
Hola amig@s de “La casa de mi hermano”. No nos vamos a molestar en poner excusas (sí en pedir disculpas) por haber tardado casi mes y medio en grabar el siguiente programa. Símplemente os lo ofrecemos como señal de buena voluntad para que no nos odieis demasiado. En este 3×05 (Programa con rima) hablamos de … Seguir leyendo La casa de mi hermano 3×05 (Retro VR, Películas imposibles, ¿Es Boyhood un tostón? Oscars superblancos…¡Y mas!) →
2016-02-12
Podcast: Ausgespielt
Podcast: Ausgespielt
Episode: Durchgespielt – Kennerspiel des Jahres 2014: Istanbul ( 28.96 MB / 36:08)
Zum Abschluss der Reihe (Spoilers!) – Kennerspiel des Jahres 2014: Istanbul  
2016-02-12
Podcast: Creators Cast
Episode: 76 - Writing - Dan Wells Chat! ( 34.38 MB / 35:57)

News:
Dan Well's newest book "Bluescreen" is out! You can pick up on Amazon or wherever/however you read/listen to books!

Today’s Chat:
New York Times Best Selling Author and Hugo Award Winning Educator Dan Wells is back! This time he walks us through his writing process and shares some details on his exciting new cyberpunk series. To learn more about Dan head over to: http://thedanwells.com/

2016-02-11
Episode: EPISODE373 - Star Fleet Universe On Call ( 68.86 MB / 100:58)
Discuss X2 Ships and alternate rules for Fed Com & Multi-turn Arming Weapons
2016-02-11
Podcast: 7LandHand.com
Episode: 7LandHand: Episode 62 – Noah Bradley ( 23.29 MB / 50:52)
It’s Noah Bradley Day! Take a look at one of his Magic cards and notice the beautiful stuff up the top and the name on the bottom left – Noah Bradley is responsible for the awe that follows. He joins Maddison Jones on this episode to discuss the MTG artist … Continue reading
2016-02-11
Episode: WIPNcast 102 ( 15.07 MB / 16:08)
2016-02-11
Episode: G2B Ep. 190: The 70's Called... ( 54.77 MB / 0:00)
Massive improvements have been made in gaming since the 70's when the Atari VCS was released: Deeper story lines, better graphics and sound and controllers that don't cause serious hand cramps after 10 minutes have all changed the face of gaming forever. With all these improvements are old games even fun to play, or is it just nostalgia that keeps folks playing them? Find out in this most excellent episode of Guys Games and Beer!



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2016-02-11
Podcast: The Dice Steeple
Episode: The Dice Steeple Episode #14 Is Luck Really Luck? ( 34.34 MB / 37:31)

Sam & Dan discuss luck in gaming, and if luck really exists at all in life.

 

Kickstarter talk - 0:37

Luck in Gaming - 4:39

Does Luck Exist in Life? - 11:03

2016-02-11
Episode: Episode 25 - What is a Gateway Game? ( 20.72 MB / 22:38)

We ask the question, What is a Gateway game, from a designer's prespective of course.

2016-02-11
Podcast: Gradanie
Episode: Gradanie #122 – Flip City ( 16.32 MB / 0:00)
Ile da się wyciągnąć z mechaniki push your luck? Jakiś czas temu Zapraszamy do Podziemi od wydawnictwa Portal pokazało, że w tej materii da się zrobić coś kreatywnego. Dziś natomiast zajmujemy się grą Flip City, która łączy mechanikę gry w cykora z… budowaniem talii. Zaintrygowani? Zapraszamy do słuchania. Przy okazji czemu by nie polubić naszej […]
2016-02-11
Podcast: Who Dares Rolls
Episode: Who Dares Rolls Podcast Episode 29 – There and back again and back again… ( 57.41 MB / 62:43)
Its a new year! And we're late of course. Yes in the usual timely and zip zippity speed in which we like to do these things, here is the fashionably late 2015 look back and what's cooking in 2016 discussion. We discuss favourite moments of gaming in 2015, the games we enjoyed the most and ponder the squabbling and silliness that we indulged in while at the gaming table this year. Portalcon and what's with this new Portal logo?? Mike continues serenading his love for all things Blood Rage and Nate doesn't get it as it has mini's in it and HE DOES NOT LIKE MINI'S. And we discuss AP (Analysis Paulalysis) in our groups and whether its a good thing or not. And around another 30mins of drivel gold.      
2016-02-11
Episode: What Happened Last Year? - 2015 : les jeux de société ( 0 MB / 135:16)
Après les jeux vidéo, la musique et le cinéma, il est temps de s'intéresser à ce qui s'est passé en 2015 du côté des jeux de société. 2015, c'était aussi pour ArtZone le lancement de Playtime, émission consacrée au monde ludique, notamment à travers le format « Les acteurs ludiques ». Merci aux auditeurs pour leur écoute et leurs retours, on espère que ça continuera à vous plaire !
2016-02-11
Episode: Vox Republica 111: Time To Get Bamboozled ( 67.79 MB / 73:28)
Episode 111: Time To Get Bamboozled

Length: 1:13:27

Show Links: RSS | iTunes | Stitcher | Download Episode

 

Welcome back to Vox Republica, the Cardboard Republic Podcast!

We post new episodes every other Thursday, with each episode being about 30 - 40 minutes long.

DESCRIPTION: Welcome to Clone Club! This week, Erin and Ryan dive into their recent game night experiences before chatting with the Bamboozle Brothers themselves about design, Kickstarter, and their latest Oprhan Black card game.

GUEST: Jay Cormier & Sen-Foong Lim

RECENTLY PLAYED GAMES - (00:29):

QUICK TOPICS

  • None

FEATURED TOPIC - (20:18):

  • We welcome Jay Cormier & Sen-Foong Lim, collectively known as the Bamboozle Brothers to discuss their game designs, including their newest title, Orphan Black: The Card Game.
    • The inspiration behind doing an Orphan Black game and the decision to make it a social deduction game
      • How the characters were chosen
    • The advantages and disadvantages of doing a licensed game
      • how an IP license gets chosen
      • why you shouldn't chase an IP when designing a game
      • the usefulness of reskinning
    • Why designing for diverse player types is worthwhile

 

PLUGS - (1:12:55):

  • The Cardboard Republic Patreon has gone live! If you like what we do here, be it the written content, our video series, or this podcast here, consider supporting us! 
  • We recently reviewed the wizard poker styled game Hocus.
  • As always, Cardboard Republic YouTube videos and the BGG Guild are still ongoing. Subscribe to either - or both if you really love us. You do really love us, right?

 

We’d love to hear from you! You can send questions or feedback via email at podcast@cardboardrepublic.com. You can also reach us social media, including Twitter and BoardGameGeek.

 

Audio Credits: Intro music track is "Swing!" by Bargo!, used under Creative Commons license.

2016-02-11
Episode: Limited Resources 323 - Interview With Andrew Cuneo ( 42.17 MB / 92:04)

This week on Limited Resources Marshall and Luis have a chat with long time professional Magic player, Platinum Pro, and member of Team Channelfireball The Pantheon, Andrew Cuneo. 

Luis's Day 1 Draft from the PT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAoeJiYz_iw

Andrew Cuneo's Twitter: https://twitter.com/andrewcuneo

Andrew's Stream: http://www.twitch.tv/andrewcuneo

Limited Resources is proudly sponsored by ChannelFireball.com

You can support Limited Resources on the LR Patreon page here: LR Patreon Page

Your Hosts: Marshall Sutcliffe and Luis Scott-Vargas

Marshall’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/Marshall_LR

Luis’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/lsv

Email: lr@lrcast.com

LR Community Subreddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/lrcast

Contact Marshall_LR on Magic Online if you’d like to join the Limited Resources clan.

2016-02-10
Episode: 47 | Plague Sun Rising - Wrath of the Mummy-King ( 45.25 MB / 49:23)
Well, it finally happened--the Mildly Alarming Podcast has sold out, and our new corporate overlords dictate our every word and move. Fortunately, said corporate overlords are the good people at NCBABPS-7, the channel that brings you Crime Mummy. Who's excited? This guy's excited, and that has absolutely nothing to do with generous financial contributions or suspiciously well-armed goons standing right behind me.
2016-02-10
Podcast: Ding & Dent
Episode: Episode 12 - Rob Daviau Interview ( 70.51 MB / 77:01)
In this episode, we cut our usual stuff a little short because Rob Daviau, co-designer of Pandemic: Legacy and more stops by to talk about his history as a designer and the past, present, and future of Legacy games. There are NO SPOILERS in this episode. BGG link for discussion, contains the other links: https://boardgamegeek.com/article/21772514#21772514 Vela Cards link for SuperShow: http://www.velacards.com/ Tangled Web: http://www.thetangledweb.net/forums/
2016-02-10
Episode: GeekNights 20160210 - Anime We Stopped Watching ( 0 MB / 0:00)

Tonight on GeekNights, we consider all of the anime we watched a non-trivial number of episodes of before just... stopping. As we plan to do with Attack on Titan whenever it starts up again. From .hack to Naruto, Kaze no Yojimbo to Ergo Proxy. It's one thing to drop a show after one episode, but after 10? 20? What drives someone to just drop a show midway?

In other news, The Boy and the Beast is premiering in the US, the New York International Children's Film Festival has an amazing animation lineup this year, Over the Garden Wall is amazing, Katsucon this weekend has one of the worst panel policies of all fan conventions, and we'll be performing at MAGFest next weekend!

2016-02-10
Episode: Ep 41 Intellectual Properties ( 56.83 MB / 70:57)

This week on the podcast we talk Intellectual properties! Whats good and bad & what IP we would love to see made in to a board game!

  • What we’ve been playing:
    • (Roy) Lord of the Rings LCG
    • (Rob) Hand and Foot
    • (Matt) Entropy and Deception
  • What is a IP?
    • An idea or universe created by another person
  • What are some examples of IP games?
    • Battlestar Galactica
    • Star Wars
    • Star Trek
    • Sons of Anarchy
    • Marvel
    • Aliens
    • Civilization
    • Lord of the Rings
    • Portal
    • Banner Saga
  • What IPs would you love to see made into a game? How would it work?
    • Tri-gun
    • The Matrix Revolution
      • Queen’s gambit style
    • Blade Runner
      • Social deduction or hidden movement
    • Braveheart
      • Area control
    • American Hustle
    • Full Metal Alchemist
  • Why do some Companies struggle with making a good IP game?
    • Copy Paste the theme without any thought or love for the show, series, or movie
  • How to do a IP right by the fans?
    • If in doubt just don’t make it
    • Put out feelers of the theme to gauge reactions
  • What is your favorite game with a IP?
    • (Rob) Game of Thrones
    • (Roy) War of the Ring
    • (Matt) Marvel Legendary
  • Epic story about playing a IP?
2016-02-10
Episode: Per+2, October 2015: Gaelcon Part 2 ( 31.25 MB / 34:08)

Hosts: Liam, Brian, Graham

Up this week, we continue our preview of Gaelcon 2015 and see what CCGs, Wargames, Social and PFS is on offer.  

  • 01.30: Warzone Resurrection - Totally mixed this up with a different wargame.
  • 02.00: 1:48; Battle of Hürtgen forest 
  • 03.20: Guildball - UPDATE - Sadly steamforged games won't be making the con this year. The tournament and demos are proceeding nonetheless! 
  • 05:30: X-wing
  • 07:50: SPOILERS!
  • 08:00 - Warmachine
  • 10:00 - More updates! There will be a Playtest Dublin meetup on Sunday @ 4pm
  • 10.27 - More SPOILERS!
  • 10.50 - There is no competition this year but plenty of demos
  • 13.00: Another explanation of what an LCG is compared to a CCG. Should start a counter on this.
  • 15.30: Warhammer Conquest
  • 15.40: Quote of the episode: "Why does the Matt get prizes?"
  • 20:00: Any interesting charity lots to: charity@gaelcon.com
  • 20:20 - UPDATE: Friday there is the ancient Japanese art of Kar-a-oke
  • 20:50 - There's always money in the banana stand
  • 23:00 - PFS mutil-table special
  • 27:00 - Pathfinder Quests
  • 29:00 - Skulls on uniforms
  • 32:26 - STOCK UPDATE: Higher Powers (existing players), We are not Alone and Murder Hobos all out of stock. Some other LARPS are down to a single ticket.
2016-02-10
Episode: Loot, October 2015: Tailgating and CamelUp Supercup ( 29.03 MB / 31:43)

Hosts: Liam, Brian, Graham
Not sure what to do with your large social gatherings? This week we bring you review on a back-yard gaming Brian put together and an expansion for Camel Up.

Show notes:

Backyard Blackjack Rules:
Set up frame a set distance away from a marker (shooting line), approximately 3 yards/metres.
If the winner of the last round is there, the new player goes first.
The first thrower throws all 3 of their bolas.
The second thrower then throws all 3 of their bolas.
Bolas are collected after the 2nd players throw.
Scores:
Top bar - 3 points per bola
Middle bar - 2 points per bola
Bottom bar - 1 point per bola
One bola on each bar - 10 points
Winner is first to 21. If players go over their score resets to before their last throw and the rest of their round is forfeit.

2016-02-10
Episode: Exp, October 2015: Guild Ball ( 19.66 MB / 42:57)

Hosts: Brian, Eoin, and Graham.

 

Exp: Hey!, the libsyn interface is all different. I wonder what this button does. Thumbnail, keywords, nah, we don't need any of that. This week, we review Guild Ball.

 

 

Discuss this episode on irishgaming.com

 

2016-02-10
Episode: Exp, November 2015: Hoard of the Dragon Queen ( 36.49 MB / 39:52)

Hosts: Brian, Eoin and Graham.
This week we bring you a spoiler heavy review of the 5th edition Dungeons and Dragons module, Hoard of the Dragon Queen.

Show notes:

  • 00.40 - Hoard of the Dragon Queen
  • 01.40 - I'll put up a poll on this one to see what you folks think. Are titles a big spoiler?
  • 06.00 - Greenest
  • 06.40 - I played this and really enjoyed these missions. The filling of being utterly outnumbered and needing to use hit and run tactics or be utterly annihilated was very tense at first level.
  • Quote of the Episode: "What are your credentials for being part of this hoard? We are itinerant murderers... If anything you are overqualified!"
  • 15.45 - Tiamat
  • 18.00 - Mere of the dead men
  • 19.20 - Not happy to settle for just spoilering a module, here comes a spoiler for the movie The Prestige!
  • 24.00 - Merrick B guide
  • 25.00 - Ten foot pole review
  • 32.12 - That is an amazing hat
  • 38.40 - Coming soon*, review of Rise of Tiamat (*where soon is when we finish the module we play fortnightly :D)
  • 38.55 - D&D organised play
2016-02-10
Episode: Con, October 2015: Gaelcon review P1 ( 31.34 MB / 34:14)

Hosts: Eoin, Graham and Oisin.

Guests: Ian and Mary.

This week we bring you part 1 of our Gaelcon wrap.

  • 01.00: Eirtakon - Croke Park - 13-15th of November
  • 01.10: Check out our panel, Sunday at 4pm
  • 01.15: Beacon - Belfast Boat Club - 21 & 22nd of November
  • 02.00: Gaelcon
  • 03.20: Artemis
  • 07.00: Guildball
  • 08.00: X-wing
  • 09.25: You do realise that anyone under the age of 25 will probably have learned about mix tapes from Guardians of the Galaxy.
  • 17.50: Quote of the episode "Though Gaelcon has very few extradition treaties"
  • 20.20: IT'S A TRAP
  • 30.00: The answer is clearly flat head. I am astonished that hex screws aren't getting a look in though.
  • 32.30: We won't be doing that.
2016-02-10
Episode: Con, October 2015: Gaelcon review P2 ( 41.68 MB / 45:32)

Hosts: Eoin, Graham and Oisin.

Guests: Ian and Mary.

This week we conclude our Gaelcon wrap.

2016-02-10
Episode: Con, October 2015: Eirtakon Panel, Getting into RPGs ( 34.54 MB / 37:44)

Hosts: Brian, Eoin and Liam.

Guests: Cathal.

This week we bring you our live panel discussion recorded at Eirtakon, getting into RPGs, what and where to play.

2016-02-10
Episode: Downtime, December 2015: The Irish Games Association ( 27.95 MB / 30:32)

Hosts: Liam, Mary, Eoin, Graham.

This week, we discuss the ins and outs of the Irish Games Association, who they are and how you can get involved. 

Show Notes:

2016-02-10
Episode: Downtime, December 15: The Great White Buffalo ( 30.65 MB / 33:29)

This week, we discuss "The Great White Buffalo" a.k.a. the game that got away.

2016-02-10
Episode: Exp, December 2015: Clacks ( 28.91 MB / 31:35)

Hosts: Liam, Brian, Mary, Eoin, Graham

This week we bring you review on a review of the Discworld boardgame, Clacks.

Show notes:

2016-02-10
Episode: +1 Downtime, December 2015: Secret Santa ( 31.82 MB / 34:46)

Hosts: Liam, Brian, Graham, Eoin, Cathal

This week we dust off our unloved gaming items and give them a new home. We get in the spirit of the season and get together for our Secret Santa.

Show notes:

2016-02-10
Episode: Downtime, December 2015: Books for Gamers Part 1 ( 31.45 MB / 34:22)

Hosts: Liam, Brian, Graham, Eoin, Cathal

This week we return to our book (and comic) shelves to bring you books for Gamers.

Show notes:

 

2016-02-10
Episode: Downtime, January 2016: Books for Gamers Part 2 ( 33.5 MB / 36:36)

Hosts: Liam, Brian, Graham, Eoin, Cathal

This week we one last dive into our book (and comic) shelves to bring you even more books for Gamers.

Show notes:

2016-02-10
Episode: Downtime, January 2016: The Best of 2015 ( 28.56 MB / 31:12)

Hosts: Eoin, Sean, Ian, Cathal

 

This week, the guys give their gaming highlights from 2015.

 

Show Notes:

2016-02-10
Episode: Con, January 2016: WarpCon 26 ( 34.34 MB / 37:31)

Hosts: Eoin, Sean, Ian, Cathal

This week we take a look at some of the events from Warpcon 26, coming up on the 29th to the 31st of January.

Prebooking of con tickets (not game tickets) are available on the Warpcon website.

Show Notes:

2016-02-10
Episode: GP, January 2016: 7th Anniversary Pub Quiz ( 29.1 MB / 31:47)

This week's hosts: Liam, Brian, Mary, Cathal and Sean

Join us in celebrating 7 years of The Adventuring Party by taking part in our annual pub quiz! Up for grabs is €50 in your local gaming store. Even if you live outside of the Emerald Isle - we'll sort it out with your local shop.

Answers by email to party@theadventuringparty.net - the closing date for entries is midnight, February 24th.

Show notes:

  • 04.50: Guild of Blades Retail Group was last years winners FLGS. They were very helpful in helping us sort out the prize. Check them out if you are in the area.
  • 11.16: Brock Peters played Siskos dad
  • 12.41: Close! It's unicorns are pretty kick ass
  • 17.00: Turns out shoe sizes are mad
  • 30.00: Quote of the episode: "We do not condone going up to members of the party and strangling them at conventions, save that for pre-agreed and entirely consensual things in your own house"

Questions:

Round Shane (The medical-ish round)
Q1: In Trail of Cthulhu, it's mad difficult or impossible (depending on rules variants used) to regain Sanity, but there's two ways to avoid losing it permanently. What are they?
Q2: In Phoenix Command, if you're determining hit location by using the supplement book Phoenix Command Damage Tables: Small Arms, what die type do you roll to determine hit location on a human in the open?
Q3: In Flash Point, if a Victim is Treated by the Paramedic and then left on a square with no Firefighters, what does the Victim do?

Round Ian:
1. Which scenario won best game at Gaelcon 2010?
2. What is the capital of Ethiopia?
3. What percentage (to the nearest 10 percent) of humans are lactose intolerant?

Round Graham:
1. According to Spike Milligan, how was Sir Hugo Baskerville also known?
2. What Star Wars character is played by an actor with the same name as the real name of Comedian Johnny Vegas?
3. What Fringe characters were name in homage to David Bowie?

Round Eoin (Eoin's Future Sight Round):
1. In the 2018 L5R World Championships which two clans featured in the winning deck dubbed by wags as the "Arachnid Alliance"?
2. Following George R. R. Martins death in 2019, which gritty British fantasy author responded that "As the man said, you have to be realistic about some things" upon being selected to finish book 7?
3. Following the great Games Workshop IP auction of 2020, which classic sports game was purchased by Steam Forged Games for a brand new edition?

Round Liam:
1. What game received the highest review score this year?
2. What @theadventuringparty.net email addresses go to Brian?
3. If you add this years Warpcon to last years Gaelcon and subtract this years Hobocon, what is the result?

Round Brian:
1. In Deadlands, what cards must you keep during character generation?
2. Who was Surgeon General in America from '82 to '89?
3. What was Cpt. Picard's Borg name?

Round Mary:
1. What are pahoehoe and aa?
2. What is the second animal in the alphabet?
3. After 5 years at the top of the Board Game Geek rankings, Twilight Struggle was recently knocked off its spot by what game?

Round Cathal:
1. In which film would you find Caster's Nightclub, End of Line?
2. The post-apocalyptic tabletop rpg, Exodus, was originally intended to be an officially licensed version of which computer game series?
3. In Heir today, gone tomorrow, what princely protagonist do we follow?

Round Sean:
1. Benedict Cumberbatch will join the Marvel Cinematic Universe this year in a new superhero movie. Who will he play?
2. The Advanced Dungeons & Dragons module I6 Ravenloft is being reworked again by the original authors for release as a Fifth Edition Module. What will the new module be called?
3. Corsair, Leader of the Starjammers, had three sons who were X-Men. Who were they?

2016-02-10
Podcast: Geekline415
Episode: The Hollow & History in Film with Miles Doleac - Geekline415 ( 51.53 MB / 56:16)

We've all had the opportunity to see one of these movies that portrays itself as a film based or steeped in historical bona-fides.  But are they as accurate as one would hope, or expect?  Tonight the geeks were joined by Professor, Director, Actor, and Producer Miles Doleac and we're discussing his current works, one of our recent favorites: The Historian and one of his upcoming films: The Hollow.

Who really IS Miles Doleac?
With his unique perspective, as an actor peering into and living in academia, and an academic  doing the same with acting, Miles Doleac engages film in a different way.  The geeks got a taste of that perspective through Miles' work, but tonight got a chance to understand some of his thoughts and views as they end up shown in his films.

During our discussions Miles gave us the lowdown on The Hollow: Self-described as a southern noir murder thriller that centers around an unfortunate event.  A Congressman's daughter is passing through the Mississippi, witnesses something she isn't supposed to see, and ends up part of a triple homicide.  Of course, the FBI swarms in and the secrets of the town slowly begin to be uncovered.

This has all the markings of a little Deliverance and some Mississippi Burning and maybe even a little Southern Comfort.  During the broadcast Miles go to lengths to describe the oppressive heat, the bugs, and muggy feeling all around..... It reminds us of a hot and sticky Kathleen Turner in her coming of age film Body Heat (more noir!).

With an all-star cast of actors that includes William Saddler, Jeff Fahey,  William Forsythe, James Callis, David Worshofsky, Miles Doleac himself and more, the who's who of actors that can play Southerners and or nosy federal agents seem all to be here.

The Hollow promises to be a step back to a type of film that has been missing.  A dirty, gritty, southern murder mystery that turns over every ugly rock in the bayou, but may also reveal a lot of the beauty along the way.

You can find out more about The Hollow here on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TheHollowMS

You can also check out the trailer for the Historian, which is currently available on most VOD platforms (Amazon, Hulu, iTunes, or your favorite VOD platform)

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Here is DungeonMaster's review of The Historian by Miles Doleac as posted on Amazon and IMDB:
Deep, personal, and driving. A wonderful experience and a must recommend:
My immediate reaction while watching the movie the first time: Why
haven't I seen this????? Indie films are hard to keep up with and
harder still to separate the wheat from the chaff but the Historian has
risen to the top of my indie list to watch again and again, but more
importantly, to show off to my friends.

Primarily, I would not write you had to have spent any time in academia
to appreciate this movie, although having been to college or through a
college course might add some appreciation, it certainly is not needed.
The movie does not treat the viewer as obtuse. It assumes you can follow
along and understand the multi-layered and multi-faceted complexities
of the characters. Because the movie is able to go deep and wide with
each character, you can begin to see them as human beings with all
their faults. One might even find him or herself feeling sorry for the
antagonist.

In this movie, we follow the life of Valerian Hadley, played by the
immortal William Sadler. A middle-aged department head at a small
private university somewhere in the south, Hadley's world is crumbling.
Hadley struggles with his father's Alzheimer's. A new professor has
come to town to be the big man on campus. Couple all this with Hadley's
inability to get his new works published and the professor’s life is
just unraveling. His dry and bland personality meshed with the fact h...

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