Oct 202013

Modiphius Calling 300x300 Featured image In this episode of Modiphius Calling, game designer Alex Preston talks about his nostalgic video game RPG, Hyper Light Drifter, a runaway success on Kickstarter. Plus, Charlie Krank tells us about four decades with Chaosium, creators of Call of Cthulhu. Chris talks about Dystopian Legions, the miniatures game from Spartan GamesLove Letter the new card game and Josh raves about his game of New World Disorder from Precis MediaPandemic and Empire: The Deck Building Strategy Game come to the iPad, and we’ll bring you a wargamer’s guide to Tokyo’s otaku paradise, Akihabara.





Running Order:
1:00 – Modiphius News
6:00 – What’s On Your Table
22:50 – Interview: Alex Preston, Hyper Light Drifter
39:40 – Mobile Gaming
50:50 – Interview: Charlie Krank, Chaosium
57:15 – Wargamers Shopping Trip

In Episode 5 we’ll have an interview with Chris Pramas from Green Ronin, makers of the Dragon Age andMutants & Masterminds RPG’splus Bradley Cummings from Shenandoah Studios, makers of the Ipad and Iphone game Battle of the Bulge and Road to Moscow.
Episode 4 Links

What’s on Your Table: 

New World Disorder/Cyberzone/Zombie Apocalypse bundle: http://www.pigames.net/store/product_info.php?products_id=541
Infinity rules download site: http://www.infinitythegame.com/infinity/en/downloads/
Atenocitis Workshop (miniatures & scenery): http://www.antenocitisworkshop.com/
Dystopian Legions: http://www.spartangames.co.uk/products/dystopian-legions
Orc’s Nest: http://www.orcsnest.com
Love Letter: http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/129622/love-letter

Interview: Alex Preston, Hyper Light Drifter
Hyper Light Drifter: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1661802484/hyper-light-drifter

Interview: Charlie Krank, Chaosium

Wargamer’s shopping trip to Akihabara:  
Check out this great guide to Tokyo Hobby Shops: http://tokyo-hobby-shops.geraet040.net/
Maschinen Krieger: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maschinen_Krieger_ZbV_3000
Image search results: https://www.google.com/search?q=maschinen+krieger&rlz=1C1CHFX_enUS512US513&espv=210&es_sm=122&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=vL9eUsmfF6qdiALj6YHICw&ved=0CAkQ_AUoAQ&biw=1743&bih=926
Maschinen Krieger Products at Hobby Link Japan: http://www.hlj.com/hljlist2/?SeriesID=968&Title=Maschinen%20Krieger%20items
Maschinen Krieger Products on Amazon.com: http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dtoys-and-games&field-keywords=Maschinen%20Krieger
Hawken download page: https://www.playhawken.com//

Mobile Gaming:
Pandemic: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pandemic-the-board-game/id700793523?mt=8
Empire: The Deck Building Strategy Game: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/empire-deck-building-strategy/id675636489?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

Bradley Cummings, Shenandoah Studios (Road to Moscow preview):
Map (hi-res Retina version): http://www.shenandoah-studio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Map_Retina_v002.jpg



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