Sep 232021
 

Topic – GenCon 2021! In this episode, I finally get the chance to meet a long time friend to both the show and myself, Erik Carl. We spend some time catching up then discuss the convention.

Hosts – Dan, Erik Carl

Media –

Metagamers Anonymous

Loughmiller’s Pub and Eatery – This is where you can find the burger that Erik and I mentioned at the end of the episode.

Aug 292021
 
Immersion and Roleplaying Games

I once read an interesting blog from game designer Monte Cook about the challenge of pretending to be something that we are not.  As I recall, it hits on some deep and powerful threads of human psychology. (Sadly I can no longer find the article, as the original page has long since been deleted.) In essence, […]

Aug 072021
 
Modiphius Calling  - Welcome Back! -

S02E00 – Welcome Back! – Fallout Wasteland Warfare It’s Season Two of Modiphius Calling! It’s been four years since our last episode and we’ve come a long way! In this episode, James Sheahan tells us about Fallout: Wasteland Warfare which combines RPG and skirmish wargame elements into a game that’s dripping with theme. Giles tells us […]

Kickstarter Preview – Vegas Wits and Wagers

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Sep 062017
 
Kickstarter Preview - Vegas Wits and Wagers

Kickstarter Preview : Vegas Wits and Wagers While stumbling around GenCon this year, I found a little piece of Las Vegas at the North Star Games booth. The geographical anomaly was due to Vegas Wits and Wagers, the newest expansion in the line. Wits and wagers is a juggernaut in the trivia, betting, bluffing, party […]

12 Realms: Dungeonland – What is it?

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May 132017
 
12 Realms: Dungeonland - What is it?

Our friends at MAGE Company are, once again, entering the Kickstarter arena with the next chapter of the 12 Realms saga; 12 Realms: Dungeonland!   A big box, miniature laden, dungeon crawler with several modes of play, this is sure to be a favorite on game night.  As with previous titles in the 12 Realms line, […]

Interviews -EP 18 – Escape Room – The Game

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Sep 302016
 
Interviews -EP 18 - Escape Room - The Game

Topic –    Live from GenCon 2016!  I was invited to a special, after-hours edition  of the live action escape room the Spin Master Games had erected to support the release of their new game, “Escape Room – The Game”.  While I was there, I snagged a few minutes of audio with game designer, Brady Lang […]