Dukes of Dice
The Dukes of Dice - a podcast and community about board, card and role playing games.

This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays including La Granja, Glory to Room, Biblios and Codenames (04:39); 

... Discuss the latest board game news, including the Fantasy Flight Games acquisition of Legend of the Five Rings from AEG, the expansion for Orleans - Orleans: Invasion and the latest Kickstarter from Cool Mini Or Not The Others; 7 Deadly Sins, designed by Eric Lang (16:55);

... Review Z-Man Games' The Voyages of Marco Polo (24:23);

... Look back for their Dukes' Double-Take at Rio Grande Games' Concordia (54:44); and

... Discuss asymetric player powers in board games (58:37).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_58_Marco_Schmarco.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

This episode the Dukes are joined by the king, Dan King, the Game Boy Geek. The trio... 

... Discuss recent plays including Isle of Sky, La Granja, Mottainai, Trambahn, Forbidden Stars and Favor of the Pharaoh (04:28); 

... Mayfair Games' and Hobby World's Viceroy (20:33);

... Look back for their Dukes' Double-Take at God Cop Bad Cop and Ca$h 'n' Gun$ (2nd Ed.) (52:11); and

... Get some advice from Dan King about building a board game media empire (59:25).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_57_Game_Boy_Viceroy.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 2:27pm EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays including Mottainai, Ticket to Ride: Nordic Countries, Welcome to the Dungeon, Russian Railroads, Rococo, Pillars of the Earth: Builders' Duel (01:16); 

... Discuss the latest board gaming news - Jamey Stegmaier joins the Dukes to discuss the Viticulture Essential Edition and the upcoming Scythe Kickstarter (16:30);

... Review Argentum Verlag's El Gaucho (24:44);

... Look back for their Dukes' Double-Take for Among the Stars and Quantum (48:57); and

... Sit down with Stephen Avery, co-designer of Nothing Personal, to discuss his theme-first design philosophy (53:37).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_56_Gauchos_and_Gangsters.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays including the new room at New Mexico Escape Room, Empires: Age of Discovery and Race for the Galaxy (with the Patronage fan expansion) (02:00); 

... Discuss the latest board gaming news including Treefrog Games annoucing they are no longer publishing, Osprey Games to publish Odin's Ravens, and Overworld Games' latest Kickstarter Booze Barons (10:26);

... Review Iello's and Blue Cocker Games' Medieval Academy (17:06);

... Dukes' Double-Take Dead of Winter and Lords of Vegas (41:49); and

... Respond to some of the discussion on social media this week obout women and people of color in gaming - check out the Cracked article Sean references (48:05).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_55_Drafting_and_Damsels.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

This episode Alex steps down and Duke Suzanne fills in! The Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays including Nevermore, The Last Banquet, Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn, Onirim. Trambahn and Francis Drake (04:30); 

... Review Z-Man Games' Fields of Arle (25:25);

... Alex pops by for a solo review of Rio Grande Games' Friday (1:07:45); and

... Answer some short topic questions from listeners (1:18:08).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_54_Fields_of_Huh.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Today the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays including Pillars of the Earth: Builder's Duel, Rivet Wars: Eastern Front, Madeira, and Baseball Highlights 2045 (03:23);

... Talk the latest board game news including the rethemeing of Mage Knight into Star Trek: Frontiers, Baseball Highlights 2045 expansions, the nominees for the 2015 International Gamers' Awards and the new Kickstarter for the Button Shy Wallet Series, including the bluffing micro-game Smoke & Mirrors (14:37); 

... Review Alea/Ravensburger's Broom Service, winner of the 2015 Kennerspiel des Jahres (26:26);

... Take a look back at their Episode 1 review of Istanbul in their Duke's Do-Over (53:52); and

... Discuss the loneliness of solo games (58:56).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_53_Lonely_Witches.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Today the Dukes celebrate their one-year anniversary... a Duke-aversary, if you will. They're joined by some surprise special guests, as they... 

... Discuss recent plays including Arcadia Quest, Cthulhu Wars, Broom Service and a Dominion Tournament (05:09);

... Talk the latest board game news including Star Wars: Imperial Assault - Return to Hoth expansion, announcement for Legendary: Firefly and Legendary: Big Trouble in Little China, and the new Kickstarter for Bezier Games, One Night Ultimate Vampire (20:02); 

... Update their Top 10 list from one year ago (30:11); and

... Deliever the State of the Duchy (1:26:50).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_52_Duke-Aversary.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Today the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays including Baseball Highlights 2045, Viceroy, Mysterium, Fury of Dracula (2nd Ed.), Penny Press, Bohnanza and Arcadia Quest (04:08);

... Talk the latest board game news including the Fantasy Flight news from GenCon about Warhammer Quest: The Adventure Card Game and Runebound (3rd Ed.), F2Z acquiring PLaid Hat Games, Tabletop Season 4 announced, and the Kickstarter for Laboratory's 100 Swords (22:25); 

... Review Plaid Hat Games' and Nazca Games' Specter Ops (35:56); and

... Discuss the different types of board game expansions (1:05:38).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_51_SpecterEx.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Today the Dukes... 

... Reveal Alex's mystery game for Sean (5:17);

... Discuss recent plays including Baseball Highlights 2045, Alchemists, Traders of Osaka, Viceroy, and some previews from Level 99 Games: Resistor, Dragon Punch and Exceed (15:24);

... Talk the latest board game news, including the 3rd Edition of Fury of Dracula announced by Fantasy Flight Games, the designer diary highlighting the changes between the Polish and American versions of Mysterium, and the re-Kickstarter for Dice Hate Me Games' New Bedford (29:39); 

... Review North Star Games' expansion to Evolution, Evolution: Flight (38:38); and

... Explain what #GenCant is and talk about their anticipated games from GenCon 2015 (1:08:29).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_50_Cant_Fly_Zone.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Today the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays including Nations: The Dice Game and Chinatown (4:00);

... Talk the latest board game news, including the Kickstarter for Cardboard Clothing (8:55); 

... Review Baseball Highlights 2045 (Rules overview - 14:56; Review - 16:40); and

... Interview the game's designer, Mike Fitzgerald (51:23).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_49_Run_Robot_Run.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT