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 Mottainai, Arcadia Quest, Codenames, Splendor, Deception: Murder in Hong Kong, Roma (11:01);

... Discuss the latest board game news including Icarus Tours's Rocky Mountain Gaming Vacation; Asmodee North America announces plans to consolidate; Zev announces he is leaving Z-Man Games; and the KS for Glenn Drover's Empires Galacti Rebellion on KS (23:40);

... Review Tasty Minstrel's AquaSphere (36:28); 

... Look back at their review of Castles of Burgundy and La Isla for their Dukes' Double-Take (1:03:50); and

... Return to the long-awaited Game Court segment, putting Bora Bora on trial (1:13:12).

  

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_71_Merry_Feld-Mas_2015.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays including Le Havre, Luna, Escalation, Discoveries: The Journals of Lewis & Clark, Far Space Foundry, and Council of Verona with the new Corruption expansion (05:34);

... Announce their impromptu contest for a giveaway of Council of Verona courtesy Crash games (click here for details) (19:06);

... Discuss the latest board game news including the expansions and organized play for Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn, and the Kickstarter for Secret Hitler (24:35);

... Review Codenames from CGE* (37:57); 

... Look back at their review of King of New York for their Dukes' Double-Take (1:04:29); and

... provide a bonus review of Crash Games's Pirate Den* (1:09:10).

 

*Review copies generously provided by the publishers.

  

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_70_Pimento_Three.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays including 504, Agricola: All Creatures Big and Small, Galaxy Trucker and Rll for the Galaxy: Ambition (04:35);

... Discuss the latest board game news including the announcement of Gen Con's expansion in 2016, Steve Jackson Games' Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure board game, and the Kickstarter for Fantasy Fantasy Baseball (18:15);

... Stonemaier Games' Viticulture as part of the promotion for Stonemaier Games' charity auction for the Viticulture Collector's Edition (bid or give our auction thumbs)(28:20); 

... Look back at their review of Battlelore 2nd Ed. for their Dukes' Double-Take (54:26); and

... provide a bonus review of Repos Productions' and Asmodee's 7 Wonders: Duel (58:02).

 

  

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_69_The_Drunks_of_Drafting.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

This episode the Dukes ... 

... Sean wraps-up BGG Con in 5 minutes, including plays of 504, Pursuit of Happiness, Mottainai, Stronghold, Cry Havoc, Terra Mystica, Fury AND Alex discusses his Thanksgiving plays of Mottainai, Baseball Highlights 2045 and Mysterium (4:51);

... Discuss the latest board game news including the announcement of the release date of Board with Life Season 2, the Kickstarter for the microgame You're Fired by Button Shy Games, and the Kickstarter for Arcadia Quest: Inferno by Cool Mini or Not (12:52);

... Review Tasty Minstrel Games' Orleans (21:23); 

... Look back at their reviews of Pandemic: The Cure and Libertalia for their Dukes' Double-Take (46:50); and

... Discuss the effect of hype on the board gaming hobby (53:13).

 

  

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_68_Bio-Hazard_Bag-Building_Buccanneers.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode Sean travels to Dallas, Texas for BGG Con 2015 ... 

... Interviews

  • Rick Schrand from Eagle Gryphon Games (The Gallerist, Through the Ages, Baseball Highlights 2045, Loop, Inc.)(01:26);
  • Jason Brenner from Upper Deck Entertainment (Marvel Legendary, Legendary Encounters: Alien, Legendary Encounters: Predator, Legendary Encounters:Firefly, Legendary Encounters:Big Trouble in Little China, Firefly: Shiny Dice, Bring Out Yer Dead, Vs. 2-Player Card Game)(06:01);
  • Ben Harkins from Floodgate Games (Vault Wars, Epic Resort)(9:33);
  • Ryan Lauakat from Red Raven Games (Above and Below, The Ancient World, Iselbound, Dingo's Dream, City of Iron 2nd Ed.)(11:32);
  • Michael Coe from Gamelyn Games (Tiny Epic Galaxies, Tiny Epic Western)(13:46);
  • Justin Schaeffer from Terra Nova Games (Ophir, Far Space Foundry)(15:39);
  • Jerry Lanier from Cardboard Clothing (18:25);
  • Ben Hillyard from Daedalus Productions, Inc. (21:35);

... Day 1 Wrap-Up with Duke Suzanne Sheldon and Marty Connell from Rolling Dice & Taking Names (Dice City, Mafia de Cuba, 7 Wonders: Duel, Deception: Murder in Hong Kong, Terra Mystica, Time Stories (27:22);

... Interviews

  • Pete Shirey from Cool Mini Or Not Games (Arcadia Quest, Rum & Bones, Blood Rage, The Grizzled, Besieged, Zombicide: Black Plague, Queen's Necklace)(35:14);
  • Joshua Lobkowicz from Grey Fox Games (Deception: Murder in Hong Kong, Champions of Midgard)(38:49);
  • Colby Dauch from Plaid Hat Games (Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn, Tail Feathers)(43:20);
  • Stephen Buonocore from Stronghold Games (Porta Nigra, Stronghold 2md Ed., 504)(47:49);
  • Scott Morris from Arcane Wonders (Onitama, Mage Wars Academy, Royals, Sheriff of Nottingham);

... Day 2 Wrap-Up with TV's Rich Sommer (Cardboard! Cast)(Five Cucumbers, Prodigal's Club, Baseball Highlights 2045, Mottainai, Diamonds, Wyatt Earp, Mystery Rummy Series)(58:50);

... Interviews

  • Ted Alspach from Bezier Games (Favor of the Pharaoh, Terra, One Night Ultimate Vampire)(1:05:58);
  • Brad Talton, Jr. from Level 99 Games (Resistor_, Exceed, Millennium Blades)(1:09:24);
  • Paul Grogan from CGE and Gaming Rules Podcast (Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar, Prodigal's Club, Codenames)(1:13:39);

... Alex reviews Portal Games's Tides of Time (1:21:42); and

... BGG Con 2015 Wrap-Up with Kevin Burkhardsmeier from Board Game Theater and the Burky & Badger Show (Fury of Dracula 3rd Ed., Kemet - with the Tau-Seti expansion, 504, Arkwright, Mission Red Planet)(1:30:04).

 

  

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_67_BGG_Con_2015.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode the Dukes ... 

... Welcome new listeners by giving a quick primer about the Dukes of Dice, as they join the Dice Tower Network (3:15);

... Discuss recent plays including Scythe, I'm the Boss, Star Wars Interactive Video Board Game, the Grizzled (11:10);

... Discuss the latest board game news including the announcement of Star Wars: Rebellion from Fantasy Flight Games, the upcoming Board Game Geek Convention and the new Kickstarter from Red Raven Games Islebound (21:47);

... Review Eagle-Gryphon Games's The Gallerist (32:01);

... Look back at their review from a year ago of Z-Man Games' Battle at Kemble's Cascade For their Dukes' Double-Take (1:04:48); and

... Discuss "disposable" games (1:08:28).

  

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_66_Pigments_to_Pixels.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

This episode the Dukes ... 

... try and raise some money #ForTheKids as part of Extra Life 2015 benefitting Children's Miracle Network Hospitals;

... They check in every hour or so to talk about the games their playing including The Gallerist, Camel Up, For Sale, Bomb Squad, Imperial Settlers, Baseball Highlights 2045, Saint Petersburg, Isle of Sky, Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn, Blood Rage, Star Wars VHS Game, Scythe, and Viticulture.

... Duke SUzanne Sheldon joins Sean and Alex for their Dukes' Double-Take to look back at their review from a year ago of Sentinels of the Multiverse (17:17); and

... Review Z-Man Games' Pandemic Legacy (37:01).

 

You can be a Duke for a day! You can win a chance to co-host the episode as part of the Jack Vasel Memorial Fund Auction. Click here for more details! 

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_65_Extra_Life_2015.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays including Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborne, Lost Cities: The Board Game, The Grizzled, Mysterium, and Blood Rage (5:50); 

... Discuss the latest board gaming news including the announcement about the Baseball Highlights 2045 App, a Meeple fire and currently on Kickstarter Kodama: The Tree Spirits also on Kickstarter (20:12);

... Review Queen Games' Escape: Zombie City (27:38);

... Look back at their review of Power Grid & Power Grid: Deluxe in their Dukes' Double-Take (48:04); and

... Discuss games that stress them out (52:56).

 

Please consider supporting the Dukes for Extra Life 2015 here! Also, here's the Geeklist for the games being played...

Also be a Duke for a day! You can win a chance to co-host the episode as part of the Jack Vasel Memorial Fund Auction. Click here for more details! 

 

You can also support our friends on Team ImagineAction2015!

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_64_Power_Creep.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays including Tesla vs. Edison, Cthulhu Realms, Lost Cities, Hyperborea, Forbidden Island and Risk: Legacy (6:56); 

... Discuss the latest board gaming news including Kill Doctor Lucky the 19.5 Anniversary Edition on Kickstarter and Cthulhu Wars: Onslaught Two also on Kickstarter (24:25);

... Sit down with Jamey Stegmaier from Stonemaier Games to talk about the smash Kickstarter success Scythe (30:26);

... Review Stonemaier Games' Between Two Cities (1:02:42); and

... Look back at their review of Twilight Imperium III in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:32:47).

 

Please consider supporting the Dukes for Extra Life 2015 here!

Also be a Duke for a day! You can win a chance to co-host the episode as part of the Jack Vasel Memorial Fund Auction. Click here for more details! 

 

You can also support our friends on Team ImagineAction2015!

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_63_The_Space_Between.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays including Ra, Queen's Necklace, Nauticus, Tiny Epic Galaxies, Grog Island and One Night Revolution (5:45); 

... Discuss the latest board gaming news including the Jack Vasel Memorial Fund Auction on BGG, the latest expansion for Magic: The Gathering: Arena of the Planeswalkers - The Battle For Zendikar, and the new Kickstarter from Serious Poulp, The 7th Continent (24:38);

... Review Eagle-Gryphon Games' Rococo (32:38);

... Look back at their review of Pathfinder: The Adventure Card Game - Rise of the Runelords in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:01:15); and

... Discuss games they love despite hating the theme (1:06:03).

 

Please consider supporting the Dukes for Extra Life 2015 here!

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_62_Rise_of_the_Dress_Lords.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT