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

Today the Dukes report in after their first Charity Game Day and they...

... Discuss recent plays at the Game Day including Alchemists, Sheriff of Nottingham, 13th Age RPG and more;

... Discuss ideas about building community within the hobby; and

... Review Z-Man's Camel Up!

 

Direct download: DoD_Ep_29_Charity_Up.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 3:30pm EDT

Today the Dukes...

... Discuss recent plays including Scoville, Rococo and My Little Pony CCG;

... Interview Jamey Stegmaier from Stonemaier Games about his latest project on KickStarter Between Two Cities; and

... Review Star Wars: Imperia Assault.

 

Direct download: DoD_Ep_28_Between_Two_Droids.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 2:30pm EDT

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

... Discuss recent plays including Imperial Assault, Scoville and Deus;

... Sean interviews Brian and Clayton from Overworld Games about their latest project Good Cop Bad Cap: Bombers and Traitors;

... Roll out their brand new rating system; and

... Review review Fantasy Flight Games' XCOM: The Board Game.

 

Find Suzanne on Twitter @425suzanne.

Direct download: DoD_Ep_27_XCOPS.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 4:11pm EDT

Today the Dukes...

... Discuss recent plays including Escape: Zombie City and Camel Up!;

... Review Pandsaurus's/IDW Games' Machi Koro and its Harbor expansion; and

... discuss their rating system.

Direct download: DoD_Ep_26_Rated_M_for_Machi.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 3:30pm EDT

Today the Dukes are joined by honary Dukes Matthew Ward and Max Wagner; they...

... Discuss recent plays including XCOM: The Board Game, Harbour and Imperial Assault;

... Review Stonemaier Games' Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia; and

... discuss the role of luck in board games.

 

Don't forget our contest:



Direct download: DoD_Ep_25_Euphoric_Luck.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:30pm EDT

Today the Dukes...

... Discuss recent plays including Machi Koro and the Harbor expansion, and 7 Wonder: Babel;

... Share in their Kickstarter Corner: Forged in Steel;

... Sit down with Dominic Crapuchettes, president of North Star Games, and designer of Evolution;

... Review North Star Game's Evolution; and

... Lifehacker.com's "How to Use Board Games to Improve Your Real Life".

 

Don't forget our contest:



Direct download: DoD_Ep_24_Intelligent_Game_Design.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 9:20pm EDT

Today the Dukes...

... Discuss recent plays including Camel Up, Concept and Imperial Assault;

... Interview Phillip DuBarry about his new game on Kickstarter: Spirits of the Rice Paddy;

... Rio Grande Games' Roll Through the Galaxy; and

... Discuss judging a game by its cover.

Direct download: DoD_Ep_23_Rice__Dice.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:48pm EDT

Today the Dukes...

... Discuss recent plays including Panamax, Roll for the Galaxy and Aquasphere;

... Review Asmodee's Takenoko; and

... Discuss gaming snobs.

Direct download: DoD_Ep_22_Panda_Snobs.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:30am EDT

Today the Dukes...

... Discuss recent plays including Marvel Dice Masters, Euphoria and Pandemic Contagion;

... Review Arcane Wonder's Sheriff of Nottingham;

... Provide a bonus review of Asmodee's Bang: The Dice Game; and

... Answer the question: Why is Twilight Struggle the best board game on the planet?

Direct download: DoD_Ep_21_Sans_Sheriff.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 4:00pm EDT

Today the Dukes look back on the year that was 2014 listing their Top 10 Games of the year?

Direct download: DoD_Ep_20_Dukes_2014_Recap.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 4:00pm EDT

Today the Dukes celebrate Feld-mas and...

... Discuss games they got to the table, including Bruges... and that's it;

... Review Stefan Feld's La Isla and Castles of Burgundy; and

... Answer the existential question: Why Feld?

Direct download: DoD_Ep_19_Merry_Feld-mas.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 4:00pm EDT

Today the Dukes are joined by honary Dukes and the Jack Vasel Memorial Fund Auction winner John Lowell and runner-up Toby Gee - the four ...

... Discuss games they got to the table, including the Imperial Settlers, Legendary Encounters: Alien, Lanterns and Red7;

... Review Iello's King of Tokyo; and

... Discuss coming out of the gamer closet.

Direct download: DoD_Ep_18_King_of_Charity.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:51am EDT

Today the Dukes ...

... Discuss games they got to the table over the last two weeks, including the Resistance: Avalon, Coup and Sheriff of Nottingham;

... Review Fantasy Flight Games' Battlelore 2nd Edition and the app Battelore: Command; and

... Discuss how relationships can affect board games.

Direct download: DoD_Ep_17_Love_Is_A_Battlefield.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 4:23pm EDT

Today the Dukes ...

... Discuss games they got to the table, including Snowdonia, Jamaica and Seandecision;

... Review Asmodee's Libertalia;

... Discuss their Top 5 Translation games - light games for heavy gamers, and heavy games for light gamers; and

... Sean's secrets to board game organization.

Direct download: DoD_Ep_16_Pirate_Swap.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 9:31pm EDT

Today the Dukes ...

... Discuss games they got to the table, including Biblios, Cardline: Animals and Speicherstadt;

... Review Z-Man Games' Pandemic: The Cure;

... Discuss the games they're bringing to play with the family during American Thanksgiving; and

... Discuss how they found gaming groups in the past.

Direct download: DoD_Ep_15_Raw_Turkey.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 9:51pm EDT

Today the Dukes ...

... Discuss games they got to the table, including Bruges, Pandemic: The Cure, Keyflower and Notre Dame;

... Review Z-Man Games' The Battle at Kemble's Cascade; and

... Discuss their Top Five games that are good but not fun OR fun but not good? 

Direct download: DoD_Ep_14_Starfighter_Split.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:51pm EDT

The Dukes of Dice... A podcast about Board, Card and Role Playing Games.

Today the Dukes are joined by board game app guru Suzanne Sheldon from Board Game Breakfast. The three Dukes...

... Discuss games they got to the table, including Panamax, Tragedy Looper and Evolution;

... Review Greater Than Games' Sentinels of the Multiverse, including the Sidekick App and the Sentinels full-game app; and

... Answer the question: why play board game apps? 

Help support the Jack Vassel Memorial Fund Auction on Board Game Geek. If you would like to be a Duke for a day, you can bid an an opportunity to co-host a Dukes of Dice Podcast. Click here to bid. 

 

Direct download: DoD_Ep_13_Super_Hero_Shuffle.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 9:28pm EDT

The Dukes of Dice... A podcast about Board, Card and Role Playing Games.

Today the Dukes...

... Discuss games they got to the table, including Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, Castles of Burgundy and Terra Mystica;

... Review Rio Grande Games' Power Grid;

... Provide an overview of Math Trades; and finally

... Discuss why there are no new games to play. 

Help support the Jack Vassel Memorial Fund Auction on Board Game Geek. If you would like to be a Duke for a day, you can bid an an opportunity to co-host a Dukes of Dice Podcast. Click here to bid. 

For more information about BGG Math Trades, go here.

 

Direct download: DoD_Ep_12_Power_Math.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 12:09am EDT

The Dukes of Dice... A podcast about Board, Card and Role Playing Games.

Today the Dukes leave the Duchy and help raise money for Children's Miracle Network and play games for 24 hours as part of Extra Life.

During their marathon gaming, they review Fantasy Flight Games' Twilight Imperium 3.

 

Direct download: DoD_Ep_11_Extra_Life_2014.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:05pm EDT

The Dukes of Dice... A podcast about Board, Card and Role Playing Games.

Today the Dukes...

...Discuss games they got to the table, including Caverna, Warhammer 40,000: Conquest and Machi Koro!

...Review Paizo's Pathfinder Adventure Card Game

...Put Scottland Yard on trial in Game Court and

...Finally they discuss how they find time to game.

 

Direct download: DoD_Ep_10_Scottish_Swashbuckling.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 2:40am EDT

The Dukes of Dice... A podcast about Board, Card and Role Playing Games.

Today the Dukes...

...Discuss games they got to the table, including Kemet, Warhammer 40,000: Conquest and Amerigo!

...Review Days of Wonder's Five Tribes

...Reveal  their Essen Spiel 2014 Preview and

...Finally they discuss the their evolution as gamers.

 

Direct download: DoD_Ep_09_Tribal_Spiel.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 6:39pm EDT

The Dukes of Dice... A podcast about Board, Card and Role Playing Games.

Today the Dukes...

...Discuss games they got to the table, including Trajan, Five Tribes and Splendor!

...Review AEG's Smash Up!

...Do a bonus review of Fantasy Flight's Blood Bowl: Team Manager and

...Finally they discuss the Analysis Paralysis.

 

Direct download: DoD_Ep_08_Blood_Smash.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 8:06pm EDT

The Dukes of Dice... A podcast about Board, Card and Role Playing Games.

Today the Dukes...

...Discuss games they got to the table, including Panic on Wall Street, Through the Ages and Dogs of War!

...Review Mayfair Games' Caverna: The Cave Farmers

...Do a double-bonus review of Indie Board & Cards' The Resistance and the Resistance Avalon and

...Finally they discuss the "wonderful" world of Kickstarter.

 

Direct download: DoD_Ep_07_Dwarven_Traitors.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 9:37pm EDT

The Dukes of Dice... A podcast about Board, Card and Role Playing Games.

Today the Dukes...

...Discuss games they got to the table, including Splendor, Libertalia and Doomtown: Reloaded!

...Review Rio Grande Game's Concordia

...Interview Philip DuBarry, designer of Skyway Robbery and

...Finally they discuss acquisition disorder.

 

Direct download: DoD_Ep_06_Grapes_n_Robbers.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 9:26pm EDT

The Dukes of Dice... A podcast about Board, Card and Role Playing Games.

Today the Dukes...

...Discuss games they got to the table, including Pathfinder: The Adventure Card Game, Smash Up and Sushi Go!

...Review Overworld Games' Good Cop Bad Cop

...Do a bonus review of Repos Productions' Ca$h 'n Guns (2nd Edition) and

...Finally they discuss what makes a good filler game.

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_05_Cops_n_Robbers.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:16am EDT

The Dukes of Dice... A podcast about Board, Card and Role Playing Games.

Today the Dukes...

...Discuss games they got to the table, including Good Cop Bad Cop, Bora Bora and Lost Legacy: Starship

...Review Stronghold Games' Among the Stars

...Do a bonus review of Fun Forge's Quantum

...Finally they discuss painted miniatures in board games.

Direct download: DoD_Ep_04_Dukes_in_Spaaace.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:00pm EDT

The Dukes of Dice... A podcast about Board, Card and Role Playing Games.

Today the Dukes...

...Discuss games they got to the table, including Power Grid, Caverna and Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective

...Review Mayfair Games' Lords of Vegas

...Discuss problems with amateur board game design, and

...Put Nothing Personal on trial in Game Court.

Direct download: DoD_Ep_03_Legitimate_Businessmen.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 10:09pm EDT

The Dukes of Dice... A podcast about Board, Card and Role Playing Games.

Today the Dukes...

...Discuss games they got to the table, including Power Grid, Bora Bora and Quantum

...Review Plaid Hat Game's brand new Dead of WInter

...Talk about the hot news from GenCon 2014, and

...Put Puzzle Strike on trial.

Direct download: DoD_Ep_02_Zombie_Strike.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 10:54pm EDT

The Dukes of Dice... A podcast about Board, Card and Role Playing Games.

Today the Dukes...

...Discuss their Top 10 Games of all time

...Review Istanbul the 2014 Kennerspiel des Jahres

...Talk about upcoming games at GenCon 2014, and

...Put Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar on trial.

Direct download: DoD_Ep_001_Main.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 7:47pm EDT