Dukes of Dice
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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

Today the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays including Specter Ops, Jaipur, New Salem, Dead Drop, Evolution: Flight and Marco Polo (1:52);

... Talk the latest board game news, including the Attack on Titan game from Cryptozoic, the new expansion for the Sentinels of the Multiverse App and the Kickstarter for JurassAttack! from Green Couch Games. (27:24); 

... Review Spae Cowboys' and Asmodee's Elysium (Rules overview - 33:16; Review - 36:33); and

... Discuss the recent winners of the Spiel Des Jahres (1:02:13).

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_48_Demi-Spiel.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Today the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays and highlights from Dice Tower Con including the upcoming Codenames from CGE, Concordia, Flick 'Em Up and Mysterium (3:53);

... Talk the latest board game news, including the American distribution for Friedman Friesse's 504 from Stronghold Games, and the Kickstarter for Grey Fox Games' Deception: Murder in Hong Kong (19:02); 

... Review Pearl Games' and Asmodee's Deus (Rules overview - 27:05; Review - 31:00); and

... Discuss the recent results from the 2014 Dice Tower Awards (56:41).

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_47_Deus_Tower_Awards.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Today the Dukes travel to Dice Tower Con 2015 and are joined by some special guests.

They discuss their plays at the Con including Orleans, Baseball Highlights 2045, Two Rooms and a Boom, Operation: Faust, Lords and Ladies, Champions of Midgard, Broom Service, Spyfall, Best Treehouse Ever, and Onitama.

With a little help from Suzanne, they review the love-child of Clue and Dixit: Mysterium!

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_46_Con-Quest.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Today the Dukes...

... Discuss recent plays including Gravwell, Pay Dirt, Quarto, Elysium, Get Bit and Dragon Brew (05:30);

... In board gaming news, they discuss three new Kickstarter projects: Apotheca: The Secret Potion Society, Emminent Domain: Battlecruisers and Exotica, and The Gallerist (22:02); 

... Review Mayfair Games' Patchwork (37:00); and

... In a bonus review, discuss Green Couch Games' Fidelitas (1:00:22).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_45_The_Quilting_Guild.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Today the Dukes are joined by returning Duke, Suzanne Sheldon; the three Dukes...

... Discuss recent plays including Rights, AquaSphere, Wyatt Earp, Cacao and the new NM Escape Room (03:11);

... In board gaming news, they discuss the FTC reaching a settlement agreement with projet creator of The Doom that Cam to Atlantic City, the new Undead Faction for Battle Lore 2nd Ed. and the new KickStarter project Zombicide: Black Plague (28:19); 

... Review CGE's Alchemists (41:25); and

... Discuss their attendance at the upcoming Dice Tower Con 2015 (1:20:47).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_44_Alchemi-con.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT