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This episode Alex is on his own at Dice Tower Con 2018... fortunately he gets some help from Ellison Davis, Rory Veronda, Kevin "Burky" Burkhardsmeier, Duke Suzanne Sheldon and Phillip Millman.

 

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This episode the Dukes have some technical difficulties ...

... Alex discusses his experience at Origins 2018 (2:48);

... CMON Games' Dragon Castle (24:05); and

... Look back at their reviews of Century Spice Road and Near and Far in their Dukes' Double Take (38:53).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_178_-_Mahjong_and_Winding_Road.mp3
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This episode the Dukes ...

... Share their recent plays of:

  • Thieves
  • Ganz Schon Clever
  • Luxor
  • Orleans w/ Trade & Intrigue expansion
    (7:19)

... Discuss the latest news including:

  • The end of the Unrivaled Tournament Series
  • The Kickstarter for the new Richard Borg Commands & Colors game: Red Alert
    (32:53) 

... Review Stronghold Games' SteamRollers (49:49), 

... Look back at their review of Blood Bowl in their Dukes' Double Take (1:20:51), and

... Discuss 3D printing and board gaming. (1:29:56)

 

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This episode the Dukes ...

... Share their recent plays of:

  • The Mind
  • Seikatsu
  • 7th Continent
  • Feudum
    (3:46)

... Discuss the latest news including:

  • The announcement of the Spiel des Jahres nominees
  • The Kickstarter for the roll and write On Tour
    (31:12) 

... Review Renegade Game Studio Altiplano (51:57), 

... Look back at their review of Yokohama in their Dukes' Double Take (1:27:28), and

... Discuss when (if ever) it's okay to make a print and play of an existing game. (1:33:59)

 

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This episode Sean considers replacing Alex with Suzanne Sheldon from the Dice Tower, Linsae Cassidy from Boards Alive and Date Night, Jake Bock from Draft Mechanic and Dan King, the Game Boy Geek! The Dukes ...

... Share their recent plays of:

  • My Little Scythe
  • Arkham Horror: LCG
  • Paydirt
  • 1846 w/ Survey Party app
    (22:49)

... Discuss the latest news including:

  • Kickstarter woes from Space Goat Productions
  • The potential sale of Asmodee
  • The Kickstarter for Darwin's Choice
    (48:39) 

... Review AEG's Space Base (1:14:37), and

... Look back at their reviews of Railroad Revolution and Around the World in 80 Days in their Dukes' Double Take (1:46:01).

 

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This episode the Dukes ...

... Share their recent plays of:

  • Fireball Island
  • Colonial Twilight: The French and Alegerian War, 1954-62
  • Visitor in Blackwood Grove
  • Poseidon
    (4:50)

... Discuss the latest news including:

  • The new partnership between Boardgamegeek.com and Watch It Played!
  • The second edition of Arboretum from Renegade Game Studio
  • TMG's Kickstarter for the Homesteaders: Tenth Anniversary Edition (34:35) 

... Review Z-Man Game's Gaia Project (38:46)

... Look back at their reviews of Anachrony and Star Wars: Destiny in their Dukes' Double Take (1:16:13), and

... Discuss whether "Shelf of Shame" is the right term we should be using for our unplayed games (1:24:14).

 

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This episode the Dukes ...

... Share their recent plays of:

  • 51st State (Master Set)
  • Matryoshka
  • Roll Player w/ Monsters & Minions Expansion
  • Steamrollers
    (3:12)

... Discuss the latest news including:

  • Games Workshop new Lord of the Rings board game: The Quest to Mount Doom
  • The Boarders Tabletop Game Studio Kickstarter scandal (21:49)
  • An interview with Rob Daviau from Restoration Games about the hottest ne Kickstarter project: Fireball Island: The Curse of Vul-Kar (34:35) 

... Review Eggertspiele's Heaven & Ale (51:22)

... Look back at their reviews of the A Feast For Odin and Jump Drive in their Dukes' Double Take (1:29:00), and

... Discuss the board game related skills you can use to pad your resume! (1:37:57).

 

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The Dukes are back after 5 weeks! This episode the Dukes ...

... Share their recent plays of:

  • Dinosaur Island
  • Football Highlights 2053
  • Wildcatters
  • Funky Chicken
  • Monster Match
    (5:45)

... Discuss the latest news including:

  • The new Viticulture expansion from Stonemaier Games: Visit from the Rhine Valley (25:37)
  • A Kickstarter preview for the Dune-inspired Imperious from Grant Rodiek and Kolossal Games (28:50)
  • The Kickstarter for Mottainai: Wutai Mountain (36:31) 

... Review CMON Games' Rising Sun (47:03)

... Look back at their reviews of the Colonists and Rum & Bones: Second Tide in their Dukes' Double Take (1:32:22), and

... Discuss the Mount Rushmore of modern hobby games (1:39:57).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This episode the Dukes ...

... Share their recent plays of:

  • Topiary
  • Bargain Quest
  • Santa Maria
  • Sakura
  • (5:31)

... Discuss the latest news including Fungaingames.com closing their online business, news about Fireball Island: Curse of Vul-kar from Restoration Games and the new Kickstarter for Batman: Gotham City Chronicles (25:19) 

... Review Hush Hush Projects' Fog of Love (41:32)

... Look back at their reviews of Manhattan Project: Energy Empire and Masmorra: Dungeons of Arcadia and in their Dukes' Double Take (1:24:43), and

... Discuss the best games for a first date (1:32:11).

 

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The Dukes have been nominated for a 2017 Golden Geek Award for Best Board Game Podcast!!!

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Thanks to all of our awesome Patreon supporters, the Dukes are able to bring you additional interviews of publishers, designers and board game media personality for our Holding Court episodes.

This episode, Alex sits down with Matt Leacock - the designer of Pandemic and its progeny! The two discuss board game design, Pandemic and of course ice cream!

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This episode the Dukes are joined by Dan King - the Game Boy Geek! The Dukes ...

... Share their recent plays of:

  • Pax Porfiriana
  • Cold War: CIA vs KGB
  • Rising Sun
  • Nut So Fast
  • Twilight Imperium 4
  • Harvest
    (6:53)

... Get the latest news about Football Highlights 2052 straight from the source: Mike Fitzgerald (33:20) 

... Review CGE's Pulsar 2849 (44:26)

... Look back at their review of Kanagawa in their Dukes' Double Take (1:16:13), and

... Discuss Arizona Gaming Fair and Dan's Kickstarter for Season 6 of the Game Boy Geek YouTube channel (1:22:31).

 

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This episode the Dukes ...

... Share their recent plays of:

  • Gloomhaven
  • Mask of Anubis
  • Zertz
  • Heaven & Ale
    (6:18)

... Review Clans of Caledonia from Karma Games (25:47) 

... Look back at their reviews of Villages of Valeria, Inis and Arkham Horror: The Card Game in their Dukes' Double Take (1:00:12), and

... Discuss gaming burnout (1:14:14).

 

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This episode the Dukes ...

... Share their recent plays of:

  • Chimera Station
  • Pie Town
  • When I Dream
  • Wurfel Bohnanza
    (3:48)

... Discuss the latest gaming news, including:

  • FFG's announcement ending the Star Wars LCG
  • Plan B Games makes Century Golem Edition widely available at retail
  • The Kickstarter campaign for Tiny Epic Zombies
    (21:23)

... Review Ex Libris from Renegade Game Studio (36:42) 

... Look back at their reviews of Terraforming Mars, Great Western Trail and Roll Player in their Dukes' Double Take (1:31:02)

 

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This episode, Alex sits down with Paul Grogan from Gaming Rules! The two discuss the insides of board game publishing including revising rulebooks and producing instructional videos!

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This episode the Dukes ...

... Share their recent plays of:

  • For Sale
  • DropMix
  • Ladder 29
  • Pandemic: Rising Tide
    (5:09)

... Discuss the latest gaming news, including:

  • Level 99's new rail game set in the world of Indines - Empyreal: Spells and Steam
  • Cards Against Humanity's holiday Save America Campaign
  • The Kickstarter campaign for Dwar7s Winter
    (23:29)

... Give you their Top 10 Games of 2017. (34:57).

 

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This episode the Dukes ...

... Share their recent plays of:

  • Kulami
  • NMBR 9
  • Ex Libris
  • Azul
  • The Ruhr: A Story of Coal Trade
  • Alien Artifacts
    (5:56)

... Discuss the latest gaming news, including:

  • Patreon's about-face on it's new fee policy
  • The new "board game" from Jet Blue Airlines
  • Fantasy Flight Interactive announces the Lord of the Rings LCG digital version
    (36:10)

... Review Alea's/Ravensburger's Castles of Burgundy: The Dice Game (51:42); 

... Look back at their reviews of Oracle of Delphi, Blood of an Englishman and Capital Lux in their Dukes' Double Sextuple-Take. (1:21:00).

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This episode the Dukes ...

... Share their recent plays of:

  • Innovation Deluxe
  • Tournament at Camelot
  • Gentes
    (4:52)

... Discuss the latest gaming news, including:

  • Osprey Games' announcement for Judge Dredd: The Cursed Earth
  • Fantasy Flight Games' Imperial Assault App
  • The Kickstarter for the BoxThrone board game storage solution

... Review Blue Orange Games' Queendomino (24:35); 

... Look back at their reviews of Haspelknecht, Clank! and Cottage Garden in their Dukes' Double Sextuple-Take. (1:08:19).

 

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This episode the Dukes ...

... Share their recent plays of:

  • Charterstone - completed by Alex (NO Spoilers)
  • Blackwood
  • Photosynthesis
  • Secret Hitler
    (4:52)

... Review Eagle-Gryphon Games' Lisboa (24:35); 

... Alex reports back from the first ever PAX Unplugged in Philadelphia, PA with a little help from the Game Boy Geek (1:08:19).

 

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This episode, Alex sits down with Joshua Lobcowicz from Grey Fox Games. The two talk about what happens after a designer gets their game to the publisher: board game development!

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Alex is also an employee of Grey Fox Games.

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This episode the Dukes ...

... Share their recent plays of:

  • Mansions of Madness, 2nd Ed.
  • Ilos
  • Card City XL
  • 7 Ronin
  • Raiders of the North Sea
    (3:00)

... Discuss the latest in gaming news including:

  • Finding game recommendations on boardgamefinder.net;
  • Announcement for Fantasy Flight Interactive; and
  • the Kickstarter for the Plan 9 From Outerspace deckbuilding game 
    (29:40)

... Review R&R Games' Dragon Island (45:40); 

... Look back at their reviews of Arcane Academy and Tiny Epic Western and in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:24:05); and

... Discuss games that are outside of designers' wheelhouse (1:31:10).

 

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This episode, the Dukes are living it up in Las Vegas, Nevada to witness the Unrivaled Tournament Series Finals! The Dukes discuss their experience and then are joined by the host of the finals: Tabletop's Wil Wheaton! (12:29)

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This episode the Dukes are joined by Patreon-Duke Michael Canavan from Rocky Mountain Gaming Vacation, The three Dukes...

... Share their recent plays of:

  • Summit
  • Mars Open
  • Legend of the Five Rings: The Card Game
  • Lorenzo il Magnifico
  • High Frontier
    (8:16)

... Discuss the latest in gaming news including:

  • WizKids acquiring license for Games Workshop IPs and games
  • Oink Games' recent "licensing" troubles  
    (33:25)

... Interviews Kevin Burkhardsmeier (Board Game Theater, The Burky and Badger Show) about the last few days of the Game Toppers Kickstarter (50:17).

... Review Stonemaier Games' Charterstone (***Spoiler free***) (58:59); 

... Look back at their reviews of the Networks in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:42:32); and

... Discuss games that are perfectly suiting for gaming conventions (1:49:19).

 

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Thanks to all of our awesome Patreon supporters, the Dukes are able to bring you additional interviews of publishers, designers and board game media personality for our Holding Court episodes.

This episode, Alex sits down with Sara Erickson, head of marketing at Renegade Game Studios. The two talk all the latest hotness from Renegade!

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This episode the Dukes...

... Share their recent plays of:

  • Unlock: Squeek & Sausage
  • The Rose King
  • Study In Emerald: 2nd Edition
  • Cosmic Kaboom
  • Seikatsu
  • Scythe - The Wind Gambit Expansion
    (7:02)

... Discuss the latest in gaming news including:

  • The announcement of Specter Ops expansion - Broken Covenant
  • The announcement of Warhammer 40,000: Heroes of Blackreach from Games Workshop and Devil Pigs
    (29:56)

... Interviews Lance Myxter (the Undead Viking) from Tasty Minstrel Games about their latest Deluxified Kickstarter for Downfall, hitting Kickstarter on October 17, 2017 (34:49).

... Review Greater Than Games' Spirit Island (1:09:15); 

... Look back at their reviews of Potion Explosion and Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:40:01); and

... Discuss games the lowest rated games that they really love (1:48:52).

 

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This episode, Alex sits down with Duke Suzanne Sheldon one of the new co-hosts of the Dice Tower Podcast. The two talk inclusiveness in gaming, pies and Suz's new gig!

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This episode the Dukes...

... Share their recent plays of Flamme Rouge, End of the Trail, Spirit Island, Fire of Eidolon and Deus with the Egypt Expansion (7:33);

... Discuss the latest in gaming news including the announcement of new revised Android: Netrunner core set, the Deutsche Spiel Preis winners (28:22) and an interview with Dominic Huang from Medieval Lords to discuss Black Souls, currently on Kickstarter (34:01);

... Review Capstone Games' Lignum, with some help from Matthew Ward from WAM! (41:51); 

... Look back at their review of Islebound in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:31:04); and

... Discuss some board game ideas for 80s and 90s nostalgia intellectual properties (1:37:50).

 

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This episode, Alex sits down with Mike Primeau from the Nights at the Game Table podcast. Mike has started a new charitable endeavor (or endeavour since he Canadian): Path of Play. PoP is a new charity that is looking to support families with children on the autism spectrum. Path of Play will be holding a gaming marathon (board games, video games and pinball) on December 2, 2017 in their first fundraiser. Check out how you can participate!  

 

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This episode the Dukes...

... Share their recent plays of Pursuit of Happiness, Scott Pilgrim, Valleta, BONK, Samurai Gardener and Space Race: The Card Game (4:12);

... Discuss the latest in gaming news including the announcement of Pandemic: Rising Tide, the Unrivaled Tournament finals featuring special VIPs the Dukes of Dice - Hey that's us! And the Kickstarter for the RPG/fitness regimen: Critical Fit  (28:07);

... Review Gamelyn Games Tiny Epic Quest (41:56); 

... Look back at their reviews of Plums, Castles of Burgundy: The Card Game and Burano in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:20:01); and

... Discuss some pet peeves for publishers (1:33:35).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_158_-_Legend_of_Felda.mp3
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This episode, Alex sits down with Chris Kluwe - the former Minnesota Vikings punter, writer and designer of Twilight of th Gods by Victory Point Games! The two discuss board game design and the juxtaposition of geek and jock culture. 

 

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This episode the Dukes...

... Share their recent plays of Flamme Rouge, the Captain is Dea, Legendary: Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Secrets (8:06);

... Discuss the latest in gaming news including what they missed at GenCon from Fantasy Flight Games and more, plus the Kickstarter for the new roll and write game Steamrollers (24:25);

... Review CMON Games' The Godfather: Corleone's Empire (52:54); and

... Look back at their reviews of Scythe and Via Nebual in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:28:24).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_157_-_The_Fogfather.mp3
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This episode the Dukes report on their first trip to GenCon - the Dukes ... 

Then the Dukes review two hot games from GenCon 50, both from Restoration Games: Down Force (1:17:46) and Indulgence (1:37:31).  

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This episode the Dukes...

... Share their recent plays of Valetta, Bahrenpark, Cross Talk and Caverna: Cave vs. Cave (9:13);

... Discuss the latest in gaming news including FFG's announcement of a Fallout board game and the Kickstarter for the Off the Rails (22:15);

... Give their updated Top 10 Games of all time (32:55); and

... deliver their State of the Duchy (1:33:02).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_155_-_The_Ducal_Three.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of The Climbers, Concordia, Zoo Ball and the Spires (5:20);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the announcement for three new versions of Exit the game from Kosmos, some changes to the podcast and the new Kickstarter for the metagame Gameception (20:08);

... Review Three Kingdom Redux from Capstone Games [Check out Alex Singh's video overview on the DoD YouTube Channel] (38:39);

... Look back at their review of Arkwright in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:18:04); and

... Share a chilling imagining a world without hobby board games from listener Michael Fahrenbruch (1:25:33).

  

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_154_-_Han_Bought_First.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

This episode the Dukes...

... Share their recent plays of First Class, Godfather, Trickster and Wits and Wagers Vegas (8:00);

... Discuss the latest in gaming news including the announcement of the winners of the Spiel des Jahres and Kennerspiel des Jahres and we look at the Kickstarter for the dexterity game Beasts of Balance (17:28);

... Review Arcane Wonders' VIRAL (24:12);

... Look back at their review of Royals in their Dukes' Double-Take (51:32);

... Discuss what they would do in a world without hobby board games (55:41).

 

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This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of Godfather: The Game, Codenames: Duet, Arena: For the Gods!, Brace for Impact, Space Invaders Dice and Twilight Struggle (6:27);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including GenCon selling out of 4-day tickets, Plan B Games' acquisition of Eggertspiele and the Kickstarter for Hands of Glory (24:11);

... Evaluate the field of nominees for the Spiel des Jahres and the Kennerspiele des Jahres including Quest for El Dorado, Magic Maze, Kingdomino, Terraforming Mars, Exit - The Game and Raiders of the North Sea (36:03); and

... Look back at their review of Food Chain Magnate in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:23:29).

  

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_152_-_Happy_Meal_Des_Jahres.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

Thanks to all of our awesome Patreon supporters, the Dukes are able to bring you additional interviews of publishers, designers and board game media personality.

 

This episode, Alex sits down with Alexander Pfister, designer of games like Broom Service, Mombasa, Great Western Trail and more! The two discuss board game design and predictions for the Spiel des Jahres! 

 

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This episode the Dukes are at Dice Tower Con 2017 with Duke Suzanne Sheldon! The Dukes discuss their latest plays and then review Flip Ships from Renegade Games Studio (1:16:26).  

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_151_-_Rasp_of_Con.mp3
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This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of Word Domination, Down Force, Odin's Ravens, First Class and The Lost Expedition (6:01);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the announcement of the Jogo do Ano nominees, Perplext's new game Roland Wright and the Kickstarter for the storytelling game Damn the Man, Save the Music (32:36);

... Review Yamatai from Day of Wonder (45:45);

... Provide an excerpt from Alex's interview with Alexander Pfister, where he provides his predictions for the winners of both the Spiel des Jahres and the Kennerspiel des Jahres (1:24:26); and

... Discuss what types of games might qualify as "insta-buys" (1:30:37).

  

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This episode the Dukes...

... Share their recent plays of Escape Room The Game, Manhattan Project: Energy Empire, Yamatai, Barenpark and LYNGK (6:46);

... Discuss the latest in gaming news including the announcement of the 2017 Kinderspiel des Jahres and Alex sits down with Suzanne from the Board Game Stats App to discuss the launch of the Android version (26:46);

... Review Red Raven Games' Near and Far (39:47);

... Look back at their review of Pay Dirt in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:22:45);

... Answer some of your questions from the Duchy Mailbag (1:25:52).

  

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_149_-_Near_Far_Wherever_You_Ore.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

Thanks to all of our awesome Patreon supporters, the Dukes are able to bring you additional interviews of publishers, designers and board game media personality.

 

This episode, Alex sits down with Kwanchai Moriya, artist for games like Dinosaur Island, Capital Lux, Catacombs and more! The two discuss the board game art and design industry! 

 

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Category:Board Games -- posted at: 7:38pm EDT

This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of Escape From 100 Million BC, EXIT: The Game - The Pharaoh's Tomb, This War of Mine, Mined Out, Cobras and Hunt a Killer (7:18);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the closing of Geek Chic, the transmission for Pandemic Legacy Season 2 and the new Kickstarter for the Component Collector (31:30);

...Review Century: Spice Road from Plan B Games (42:17);

... Look back at their review of Karuba in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:07:09); and

... Discuss their votes for this year's Dice Tower Awards (1:14:04).

  

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This episode the Dukes are joined by:

They all discuss their experience at Rocky Mountain Gaming Vacation 2017!

Sean also interviews Mark Specter from Grand Gamers Guild to discuss Pocket Ops now on Kickstarter (32:55).

  

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_147_-_RMGV_2017.mp3
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This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of El Dorado, Century Spice Road, Fugitive, Scythe with the Invaders from Afar Expansion, Bahnanza : The Duel and Greed (4:45);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including Asmodee North America's exclusive distribution with Alliance and Alex sits down with Steve Avery to discuss his latest game on Kickstarter: Metal Dawn (22:20; 31:32);

...Review Blood Bowl from Games Workshop (45:59);

... Look back at their review of Isle of Skye: From Chieftain to King in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:28:09); and

... Sit down with MAtthew Ward from WAM to discuss his recent experience at Heavy Con 2017 (1:35:30).

  

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This episode the Dukes are joined by Chaz Marler from Pair of Dice Paradise. The Dukes...

... Discuss recent plays of Braggart, Escape the Room: Mystery at Stargazer's Manor, Ethnos, Star Wars Rebellion and Crokinole (4:06);

... Provide the latest gaming news including the announcement of CMON's new Minimum Advertized Pricing Policy, the announcement of the new nominess for the Spiel Des Jahres nominees, and the new Kickstarter for the expanision to Roll Player - Monsters and Minions (24:00);

...  Give you their Top 6 past Spiel des Jahres winners and nominees (35:35); and

... Look back at their review of Above and Below in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:02:16).

  

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_145_-_Spielunking.mp3
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This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of Skull King, Honshu, The Banishing, Race For The Galaxy App, Star Wars Destiny - Spirit of Rebellion and Shahrazad (4:32);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the announcement of the Star Wars Rebellion expansion Rise of the Empire, the announcement of the nominations for the 2017 Origins Award and the Kickstarter for the Card City XL (22:54);

...Review Yokohama from Tasty Minstrel Games (32:23); and

... Discuss importing board games (1:15:47).

  

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Thanks to all of our awesome Patreon supporters, the Dukes are able to bring you additional interviews of publishers, designers and board game media personality.

 

This episode, Alex sits down with Rob Daviau, co-designer of Pandemic Legacy: Season 1 and Chief Restoration Officer at Restoration Games! The two discuss Rob's long career at Hasbro, the ups and downs of legacy games, and the new aim of Restoration Games! 

 

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Category:Board Games -- posted at: 2:10am EDT

This episode the Dukes...

... Discuss recent plays of Coldwater Crown, Shiba Inu House, Tally Ho!, Magic: The Gathering - Amonkhet, Parade and Exit: Abandoned Cabin (4:06);

... Provide the latest gaming news including the announcement of the 2016 Dice Tower Award nominees, the new Dead of Winter expansion Warring Colonies, and the new Kickstarter from Ape Games Moa by Martin Wallace (24:00);

... Review Iello Game's Around the World in 80 Days (35:35);

... Look back at their review of Signorie in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:02:16); and

... Discuss board game oldies but goodies (1:06:55).

  

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_143_-_Family_Jules.mp3
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This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of Skull, The Banishing, Hanamikoji, Terra Mystica App and the latest Baseball Highlights 2045 tourney (3:02);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the announcement of Dungeons & Dragons Dragonfire from Catalyst Games, the announcement of Legendary X-Men and the Kickstarter for the Heroes of Land, Sea and Air (19:08);

...Review Railroad Revolution from What's Your Game? (32:55); and

... Look back at their reviews of Quadropolis and Millennium Blades Dukes' Double-Take (Quadruple-Take?) (1:03:57; 1:10:38).

  

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_142_-_Tracks_of_the_Trade.mp3
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Thanks to all of our awesome Patreon supporters, the Dukes are able to bring you additional interviews of publishers, designers and board game media personality.

 

This episode, Alex sits down with Jamey Stegmaier, co-founder of Stonemaier Games, publisher of Scythe, Viticulture and the forthcoming Charterstone! The two discuss the ins and outs of board game publishing! 

 

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This episode the Dukes are finally back together... Alex has returned! The two recount their tales of International Tabletop Day 2017.

Then Alex discusses his recent whirlwind trip across the world. Finally, Alex answers some questions from the Duchy Mailbag.

  

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This episode the Dukes are joined by Robb Rouse from Blue Peg Pink Peg - the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of Voluspa, Seafall, Pharaoh's Gulo Gulo, Quests of Valeria, Veggie Garden and Arboretum (5:38);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including Steve Jackson Games' acquisition of Port Royal, Asmodee's fiscal report and the Kickstarter for the Whote Box Game Design (34:51);

...Review Fantasy Flight Games' Star Wars: Destiny (53:00);

... Look back at their review of El Grande in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:31:22); and

... Discuss the role of relationships and family in board gaming (1:38:32).

  

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This episode the Dukes are joined by Duke City local Nick - the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of Russian Railroads, Pathfinder: The Adventure Card Game, Race for the Galaxy, Cheating Moth, Baseball Highlights 2045 and Animals on Board (2:36);

...Review Mindclash Games' Anachrony (24:33); and

... Discuss time as a mechanic and resource in board games (1:08:07).

  

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_139_-_Mech_Yourself.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

This episode the Dukes are joined by Tony McRee from the Rolling Dice and Taking Names - the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of Moons, Oh Hell, Vast: The Crystal Caverns, Mystery Rummy: Jekyll & Hyde, Assault of the Giants and Indonesia (8:12);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including Leder's games spiritual successor to Vast - Deep: Enemy Frontier, the new expansion for Star Trek Frontiers, the new game Donner Dinner Party and the Kickstarter to support the Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast (39:07);

...Review Rio Grande Games' Jump Drive (53:13);

... Look back at their review of City of Iron: Second Edition in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:21:25); and

... Answer some questions from the Duchy mailbag (1:28:57).

  

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_138_-_Rocket_J_Squirrel.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

This episode the Dukes are re-joined by Duke city locals Jeremy Wright and Matt Walker - the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays including Power Grid, Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game, Dream Home, Coldwater Crown, Lords of Vegas, Islebound and Colony (5:24);

... Sit down with Michael Gnade from Rock Manor Games about the new Kickstarter Maximum Apocalypse on Kickstarter April 4, 2017 (28:00);

...Give you their Top 6 Board Game Apps (46:59); and

... Look back at their review of Nippon in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:23:07).

  

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_137_-_App-etite_for_Construction.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

This episode the Dukes are joined by Aaron and Quinten from the Boards Alive podcast - the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of Jack Box Games, Port Royal, Utopia Engine, Through the Ages, Stone Age and Matryoshka (10:39);

... Sits down with Dominic Huang from Medieval Lords about his current project on Kickstarter Castle Dukes (45:04);

...Review Z-Man Games' A Feast for Odin (1:03:14);

... Look back at their review of Booze Barons in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:49:12); and

... Re-theme some games suggested by the listeners (1:52:27).

  

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This episode the Dukes are joined by Duke city local Max Wagner - the Dukes ... 

... Discuss the latest gaming news from the GAMA trade show, and the Kickstarter for Eagle-Gryphon Games' Baseball Highlights 2045: Spring Training CMON's (3:52);

...Review CMON's Rum & Bones: Second Tide (50:54); and

... Discuss games that they keep that they're not necessarily crazy about (1:22:26).

  

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Category:Board Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

This episode the Dukes are joined by Travis Hill, from Low Player Count - the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of The Great Zimbabwe, 30 Rails, Anachrony, GEM, Ravens of Thri Sahashri and Android: Netrunner - 2015 Championship Decks (7:22);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the partnership of IDW and Atari to bring new table top versions of Centipede, Asteroids and Missile Command, and the Kickstarter for CMON's Rising Sun (41:41);

...Review Mayfair Games' The Colonists (57:25);

... Look back at their review of Blood Rage in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:58:20); and

... Discuss solo gaming (2:03:43).

  

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This episode the Dukes are joined by locals Jeremy and Nick - the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of Cry Havoc, Dead Man's Draw, Battle Cry, Terraforming Mars and Tokaido (3:53);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the re-release of Akrotiri from Z-Man Games, and the new deluxe expansions and tournament kits for Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn, and the Kickstarter for Food Truck Champion from Daily Magic Games (27:56);

...Review CMON Game's Masmorra: Dungeons of Arcadia (38:52);

... Look back at their review of Terra in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:21:50); and

... Discuss completionism in board games (1:28:14).

 

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This episode, Alex sits down with Scott Gaeta, founder of Renegade Game Studios, publisher of Clank!, Gravwell, Lanterns and more! The two discuss Renegade's meteoric rise this last year and the ins and outs of board game publishing! 

 

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This episode the Dukes are joined by Jon Cox, from Jon Gets Games - the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of Through the Ages, Star Trek Panic, X Nimmt, The Great Dalmutti, the Colonists and Tausch Rausch (5:38);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the announcement of a new edition of Talisman from Games Workshop, two new Rick and Morty Games from Cryptozoic, and the Kickstarter for Alternative Facts (26:04);

...Review Minion Games' Manhattan Project: Energy Empire (47:13);

... Look back at their review of Kemet and the Ta-Seti Expansion in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:11:47); and

... Discuss branding in board games and answer listeners' questions from the Duchy Mailbag (1:23:37).

 

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This episode the Dukes are joined by Dan King, the Game Boy Geek - the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of Baseball Highlights: 2045, Rum & Bones: Second Tide, Hanamikoji, Clank: Sunken Treasures, Rocky Road a la Mode and Mint Works (5:38);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the announcement of new versions of Codenames with Disney and Marvel themes and the announcement of the folllow up to Terra Mystica - Terra Mystica: Gaia Project (26:04);

... Interview Daniel George from August Games about the Dragon Brew Kickstarter (33:34); 

...Review Iello's Kanagawa (47:13);

... Look back at their review of Grand Austria Hotel in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:11:47); and

... Discuss Dan's Kickstarter for Season 5 of the Game Boy Geek channel, and answer listeners' questions from the Duchy Mailbag (1:23:37).

 

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This episode the Dukes are joined by Rodney Smith from Watch It Played! - the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of Clank and Inis at Marty Connell's B-day Weekend, Julius Caesar, Santorini, Guild Ball, Star Wars Destiny, DOOM: The Board game and Sean discusses his experience at Empire Board Game Library's Gamers' Garage Sale (6:40);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including Portal Games' troubles with PayPal, the housing lotter for GenCon, the announcement of the new expansion fro Mottainai: Wutai Mountain and the Kickstarter for the Two Rooms and a Boom expansion Necroboomicon (48:43);

...Give you their Top 6 Games that are Difficult to Teach (relative to their weight) (01:06:05); and

... Rodney answers listeners' questions from the Duchy Mailbag (02:17:29).

 

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This episode the Dukes are joined by Nick, Jeremy and Rory - the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of Xenoshyft: Dreadmire, Seafall, Mystery Rummy: Escape from Alcatraz and Herbaceous (7:09);

... Discuss the Kickstarter for Dragon Brew (21:39);

... Review Fantasy Flight Games' Arkham Horror: The Card Game (27:38); 

... Look back at their review of Shakespeare in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:14:21); and

... Discus games they like to end a gaming night with (01:19:16).

 

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This episode the Dukes are joined by Mike Fitzgerald - the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of Hanamikoji, Star Wars: Destiny, Great Western Trail, Hansa Teutonica, Key to the City of London and Neolithic (4:48);

... Discuss the latest gaming news, including the retailer support kits from Arcane Wonders, announcements for Commands & Colors Ancients and Napoleonics going digital, and the new Kickstarter for Import/Export (22:18);

... Give you their Top 6 Lists of games with Multi-Use Cards (31:03); 

... Look back at their review of Spirits of the Rice Paddy in their Dukes' Double-Take (57:34); and

... Answer listener question in the Duchy mailbag (01:00:28).

 

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This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of Alien Frontiers, Star Trek Frontiers, Masmorra: Dungeons of Arcadia, Mottainai, Star Wars: Rebellion and Mage Wars: Academy (6:44);

... Discuss the latest gaming news, including the new Days of Wonder Game, Yamatai from Bruno Cathala, and the Kickstarter for Delve from India Boards and Cards (27:20);

... Review Matagot's Inis (37:00); and

... Look back at their Top 6 Designers in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:16:10).

 

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This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of First Class, Fuse, Kanagawa, Oceanos, Avenue and Elysium (7:00);

... Discuss the latest gaming news, including the new expansion for Star Wars Destiny, the Spirit of Rebellion, the release of Shiba Inu House from Renegade Games Studios and the Indiegogo campaign for the Dice Tower Season 13 (27:49);

... Review Daily Magic Games' Villages of Valeria (40:08);

... Look back at their review of Dungeon Petz in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:08:23); and

... Discuss shared universes in board games (1:35:45).

 

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This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of Hero Realms, Oceanos, Android: Netrunner, Merchants of Venus and Find Your Seats, currently on Kickstarter (7:42);

... Sit down with Patrick Nickell from Crash Games to discuss Backyard Builders Treehouse and Fish Frenzy and a way to support Crash Games on Kickstarter (33:28);

... Review Thunderworks Games' Roll Player (47:45);

... Look back at their review of Glass Road in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:14:30); and

... Discuss mundane tasks that might make great board games (1:23:13).

 

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This episode, Alex sits down with Mike Fitzgerald, designer of some game we may have mentioned once or twice: Baseball Highlights 2045. The two discuss game design, Mike's latest projects and life lessons. 

 

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This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of Conan, Broom Service: The Card Game and Four (5:45);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the Kickstarter for Spinagogue (21:03);

... Review Stronghold Games' Great Western Trail (25:17); and

... Look back at 2016 and give you their Top 10 Games of the year (1:00:26).

 

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This episode the Dukes celebrate the 3rd Annual Feld-mas holiday. The Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Glux, Kingdomino, Villages of Valeria, the Trial of Louis Riel, Broom Service: The Card Game, Codenames: Undercover and Ice Cool (6:10);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including Treefrog Games' last published game A Handful of Stars, new January 2017 releases from Level 99 Games: Anansi and Tomb Trader, and the Kickstarter for Quodd Heroes (23:40);

... Review Tasty Minstrel Games' The Oracle of Delphi (33:13); 

... Look back at their review of AquaSphere in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:02:55); and

... Protecting your games from toddlers and other nefarious sorts (1:10:08).

 

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This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Scythe: Invaders from Afar, Power Grid: The Card Game, One Deck Dungeon and Glux (6:30);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including info about the new 2nd ed. of King of Tokyo: Power Up! expansion, the Dominion 2nd ed. Big Box, The Resistance App, and the Kickstarter for the Con Carrier board game bag (16:36);

... Review Stronghold Games' Terraforming Mars (23:57); 

... Look back at their review of 7 Wonders: Duel (including the Pantheon expansion) (56:47) and Codenames in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:07:13); and

... Solo travel games for Alex's upcoming trip (1:12:11).

 

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This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Arkham Horror LCG, Labyrinth: The War on Terror, Great Western Trail, Ghost Stories and Junk Art (6:36);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including information on three new titles from the new publisher Restoration Games, CMON becoming a publicly traded company on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the Kickstarter for Kingdom Death Monster (17:46);

... Review Renegade Game Studios' The Blood of An Englishman (26:21); 

... Review Aporta Games' Capital Lux (45:45); 

... Look back at their review of Viticulture in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:07:31); and

... Discuss some big news for Alex and the podcast (1:21:33).

 

 

 

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This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Arkham Horror LCG, Fabled Fruit, Fuji Flush, Great Western Trail, Capital Lux and Broom Service: The Card game (3:52);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the new Smash-Up expansion "What Were We Thinking", the new set collection game Matryoshka from Terra Nova Games and the Kickstarter for Abandon Planet (23:05);

... Review Spielweise's Cottage Garden (30:07); 

... Look back at their review of Orleans (52:48); and

... Discuss tie-breakers in games (1:01:01).

 

 

 

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This episode, Alex sits down with Don Eskridge, the designer of Duchy favorites The Resistance and The Resistance: Avalon. Don has a new game on Kickstarter from Orange Machine Games called Abandon Planet

 

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This episode the Dukes... 

... Travel to BGG Con 2016 in Dallas Texas and give you daily updates of their adventures;

... Are joined by Dukes Suzanne Sheldon (Board Game Breakfast and Blender), Chaz Marler (Pair of Dice Paradise), Marguerite Cottrell (Meeples Included) and Patrick Hillier (WDYPTW Podcast);

... Discuss amazing games like Honshu, Pandemic Iberia, Cottage Garden, Mondrian The Dice Game, Anansi, Tomb Trader, New York Slice, Codex, Fuji Flush, Oracle of Delphi, Rock Paper Wizard, Roll Player, Glux, Capital Lux, Cuba Libra, Flame Rouge, Tiny Epic Quest, Blood of an Englishman, Fabled Fruit, Terraforming Mars, Mino & Tauri, X Nimmt!, Feast For Odin, and Flamme Rouge.

  

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This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Leaving Earth, Roll Player, Inis and Feast For Odin (4:11);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including Seattle Seahawk's Cassius Marsh's loss of his Magic collection, announcement of Iron Harvest, a Real-Time Strategy video game set in the Scythe universe, and the Kickstarter for Tiny Epic Quest (24:25);

... Review Renegade Game Studios' Clank! (37:04); 

... Look back at their review of Pandemic: Legacy and the Gallerist in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:02:49); and

... Discuss their board game crushes (1:11:38).

  

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This episode the Dukes... 

... Try and raise some money #ForTheKids as part of Extra Life 2016 benefitting Children's Miracle Network Hospitals;

... They check in every couple of hours to talk about the games they're playing including Arkwright, Heartthrob, Mechs vs. Minions, Ice Cool, Warmachine, Trick of the Rails, The Others: 7 Sins, Clank and more!

 

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This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Thief's Market, Imhotep, Vinhos Deluxe, Kitty Paw and Feast For Odin (4:56);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the partnership between Lookout Games and WizKids to bring some new Agricola Expansions, the new Build & Paint sets for Warhammer 40,000 and the new Kickstarter game Leaders of Euphoria: Choose a Better Oppressor from Overworld Games (25:52);

... Review Capstone Games' Haspelknecht (39:16); 

... Look back at their review of Escape Zombie City in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:10:51); and

... Discuss themes that elevate game play (1:16:08).

 

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This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Terraforming Mars, Baseball Highlights 2045 (first mention!), Xenon Profiteer Tiny Epic Galaxies and Haspelknecht (3:12);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the app for Colt Express, new scratch-and-play games from Notre Games, plus they look at the Kickstarter game Steal This Game to support Ludicreation's theft at Essen Spiel 2016 (28:05);

... Review Gamelyn Games' Tiny Epic Western (39:14); 

... Look back at their review of Between Two Cities in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:09:05); and

... Discus the use of poker mechanics in board games (1:58:15).

 

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This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Clank!, Race for the Galaxy, Mutant Chronicles and Tiny Epic Western (3:59);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the bevy of new information to be released by Portal Games,  the reprints of the Splotter titles The Great Zimbabwe and Indonesia, plus they look at the satiric Presidential Election, now in Kickstarter (19:56);

... Review IDW's Arcane Academy (29:22); 

... Look back at their review of Rococo in their Dukes' Double-Take (53:01); and

... Discus c-c-combos in board gaming (58:15).

 

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This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Terraforming Mars, Dark Dealings, Madeira and Thief's Market (6:05);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the new expansion for Memoir '44, and the two ne expansions for Steam Park, plus they look at the resource management microgame Ahead in the Clouds, now on Kickstarter (20:30);

... Review Formal Ferret's The Networks (29:28); 

... Look back at their review of Five Tribes: The Artisan of Naqala in their Dukes' Double-Take (55:10); 

... Pitch some board game ideas for some of their favorite TV shows (1:02:03); and

... Fill you in on the Board Game Theater contest to win every game in Arcane Wonder's catalog! (1:24:30)

 

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

 

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This episode, Alex sits down with Stephen Buonocore, President of Stronghold Games. The two discuss publishing and some of Stronghold's hot releases! 

 

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Direct download: DoD_Patreon_Interview_09_Stephen_Buonocore.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 9:06pm EDT

This episode the Dukes are joined by Michael Canavan from Rocky Mountain Gaming Vacation. The three Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Tiny Epic Western, Via Nebula, Libertalia, Arcane Academy, Burger Up, Troyes (6:36);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the announcement of Dominion 2nd Editions, the slate of Essen releases from Czech Games Edition, and the Kickstarter for the real-time, competitive solitaire game Mars 4:45 (26:05);

... Give you their Top 6 games to take while traveling (39:43); 

... Look back at their review of La Granja in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:08:44); and

... Discuss gaming vacations, with a focus on the Rocky Mountain Gaming Vacation (1:14:22).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_112_Donkey_Mountain_High.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Labyrinth, Agricola: Family Edition and Fight for Olympus (2:49);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the announcement of Mechs vs minion from the creators of the League of Legends video game, the announcement of the Justice League Board Game, and the Kickstarter for Scion 2nd Edition RPG (12:48);

... Review Z-Man Games' Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu (23:07); 

... Look back at their review of Mottainai in their Dukes' Double-Take (51:49); and

... Discuss rethemed board games  (59:39).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_111_Karmageddon.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Pandemic: Cthulhu, Oh My Goods!, Merchants & Marauders: Broadsides, Lords of Vegas, Mystic Vale, BattleLore (2nd Edition) and provide an update on Draft Mechanic's Fantasy Board Game League (4:58);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the announcement of the winners of the 2016 International Gamers Award, the expansion for Mystic Vale and Cyclades, and Mutant Chronicles 2nd Ed. now on Kickstarter (20:21);

... Review CMON's Potion Explosion (28:06); 

... Look back at their review of the Voyages of Marco Polo in their Dukes' Double-Take (54:01); and

... Discuss what exactly does 'Cult of the New' mean (1:01:15).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_110_I_Want_a_New_Drug.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

 

Thanks to all of our awesome Patreon supporters the Dukes are able to bring you additional interviews of publishers, designers and board game media personality.

 

This episode, Alex sits down with Tom Vasel, from the Dice Tower. The two discuss reviewing board games, Dice Tower convention and tons more about the hobby.

 

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Direct download: DoD_Patreon_Interview_08_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss the Fantasy Board Game League ran by the Draft Mechanic Podcast along with our friends at Boards Alive, What Did You Play This Week Podcast Thing and the Epic Gaming Night Podcast - Be sure to vote each week on the matchups and enter to win a chance at a $100 gift certificate to Coull Stuff Inc.(1:50);

... Discuss recent plays of Potion Explosion, Power Grid (Northern Europe Map), Omen: Reign of War, GIPF, Quarto, Abalone, Nations and Arcadia Quest (11:42);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including Fantasy Flight Games losing the license to Game Workshop properties, the announcement of the new game in the Key Line: Key City - London, and the Kickstarter for Endangered Orphans of Condyle Cove (29:07);

... Review Red Raven Games' Islebound (38:22); 

... Look back at their review of Viceroy in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:07:36); and

... Discuss what board game settings they wouldn't mind visiting (1:11:58).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_109_Isle_Be_Back.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Junk Art, Lotus, Anomia, Farmageddon, Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization and Cuba Libre (4:09);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the announcement of Mombasa as the winner of Spiel Portugal's Jogo do Ano, the announcement of finalists for the International Gaming Awards, and the new Kickstarter game Tiki Island (19:53);

... Present their Top 6 7+ player games (30:19); 

... Look back at their review of El Gaucho in their Dukes' Double-Take (56:24); and

... Discuss player colors in board games (59:38).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_108_The_Magnificent_7_Plus.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Solitaire Bowling, Islebound, Battle Line, The Grifters and Oh My Goods! (5:05);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the announcement of an expansion for Star Trek Ascendancy, the announcement of Hand of the King from Fantasy Flight Games, and the new Unfair currently on Kickstarter (18:14);

... Review QSF's Burano (26:45); 

... Look back at their review of Medieval Academy in their Dukes' Double-Take (53:54); and

... make their gaming confessions (56:18).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_107_Carmina_Burano.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

 

Thanks to all of our awesome Patreon supporters the Dukes are able to bring you additional interviews of publishers, designers and board game media personality.

 

This episode, Alex sits down with Mike Selinker, the president of Lone Shark Games. Mike is the one of the designers of some truly ducal favorites like Lords of Vegas and Pathfinder: The Adventure Card Game.

 

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Direct download: DoD_Patreon_Interview_07_Mike_Selinker.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 4:45pm EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Battleline, Gearseed and Dilluvia Project (4:08);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the opening of registration for next year's Rocky Mountain Gaming Vacation, the announcement of the new game Blood of an Englishman from the designer of Arboretum, and Island Hopper by Scott Almes and Eagle Gryphon games currently on Kickstarter (16:10);

... Review Alea/Ravensburger's Castles of Burgundy: The Card Game (23:47); 

... Review Crash of Games' Plums (47:35); 

... Look back at their reviews of Fields of Arle and Friday in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:01:54) and

... Answer some rapid-fire questions from the Ducal Mailbag (1:06:58).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_106_Plum_and_Plummer.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Orleans, Trajan, Brass, Ra and Saloon Tycoon (5:31);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the announcement of the cooperative Arkham Horror Living Card Game from Fantasy Flight Games, the announcement for New Angeles board game set in the Android: Netrunner setting from Fantasy Flight Games, and the new game Exquisite Beasts currently on Kickstarter (23:00);

... Review Space Cowboys' Via Nebula (32:16); and

... Look back at their review of Broom Service in their Dukes' Double-Take (55:58).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_105_Fog_of_Warlock.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

This episode the Dukes celebrate their 2 year Duke-iversary - the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of Medici, Brass, Captain Sonar, Hanabi Deluxe and ZhanGuo  (5:01);

... Discuss recent board gaming news including the announcement from Fantasy Flight Games for Rune War Miniature Game, and Eric Lang's new game Rising Sun from Cool Mini Or Not (22:26);

... Present their Top 10 Games of All Time (29:19); 

... Discuss the State of the Duchy (1:10:46).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_104_2nd_Duke-iversary_Deux_of_Dice.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of Space Alert, Via Nebula Box of Rocks, Paris Connection and they play Box of Rocks live on the podcast (3:42);

... Discuss new info about the Scythe expansion straight from Jaime on the latest Dukes' Live Q&A, the new dice and card collectible game from Fantasy Flight Games Star Wars: Destiny, and a new Kickstarter for a real time mech fighting game Armored Core (18:46);

... Review Stonemaier Games' Scythe (29:59); 

... Look back at their review of Specter Ops in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:20:54); and

... Discuss some of their love-hate relationships with games (1:28:45).

 

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Deadline EXTENDED to Midnight Mountain time on August 12, 2016.

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_103_Hide_And_Go_Reap.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

This episode the Dukes are joined by Marguerite Cottrell (@maggibot / MeeplesIncluded.com). The three... 

... Discuss recent plays of Burano, Town Center, Castles of Burgundy: The Card  Game, Scythe, La Granja and Trajan, including a mini review of the Meeple Realty insert (7:04);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the winners of the Spiel and Kennerspiel des Jahres, the announcement of Asmodee's acquisition of F2Z Entertainment, and the latest Red Raven game to hit Kickstarter: Near and Far (33:10);

... Review Capstone Games' Arkwright (49:51); 

... Look back at their review of Evolution: Flight in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:27:39); and

... Discuss how to entice players to try heavy games (1:31:10).

 

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Deadline is Midnight Mountain time on August 8, 2016.

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_102_Too_Big_To_Fail.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Happy Salmon, Dune, Winner's Circle and Scythe (6:25);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the announcement for the Smash Up! App, new edition of clue adds diversity, and the space ship delver game Darkness Sabotage, currently on Kickstarter (31:30);

... Review Arcane Wonder's Royals (38:43); 

... Look back at their review of Elysium and Baseball Highlights in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:00:14); and

... Provide a recap of the 2015 Dice Tower Award winners and their thoughts on the results (1:09:08).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_101_Triple_Crowns.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

 

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This episode, Alex sits down with Geoff Engelstein and his son Brian Engelstein. Geoff is the one of the hosts of the Ludology podcast. Geoff is a prolific game designer, who along with Brian have designed games like Survive: Space Attack, Space Cadets and The Dragon & Flagon.

 

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Direct download: DoD_Patreon_Interview_06_Geoff_Engelstein.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 4:26pm EDT

This episode the Dukes are in sunny Orlando at Dice Tower Con 2016 with Duke Suzanne Sheldon.

The Dukes report on their con experience including plays of a ton of games like Yokohama, Cry Havoc, Deep Sea Adventure, Celestia, Food Chain Magnate, Fish Frenzy, Imhotep, 879 Vikings, the Dragon & Flagon, Potion Explosion, Codenames: Pictures and Holmes: Sherlock and Mycroft.

They also discuss some of the eventful highlights of the con!

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_100_Dicentennial.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of TeamPlay, Crazy Karts, My Village, Mammuz, Cuba Libre and Plums (9:13);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including FFG's hero expansions for Warhammer Quest: Adventure Card Game, the new Buffy: The Vampire Slayer game, and Scott King's Game Calendar, now on Kickstarter (28:04);

... Review Splotter's Food Chain Magnate (37:36); 

... Look back at their review of Deus in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:26:27); and

... Discuss how recent TV/Movie viewings can affect what games they want to get to the table (1:33:59).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_99_No_Zeus_For_You.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:18pm EDT

 

Thanks to all of our awesome Patreon supporters the Dukes are able to bring you additional interviews of publishers, designers and board game media personality.

 

This episode, Alex sits down with Scott Almes, designer of the Tiny Epic Series. Scott discuss the future of the series, as well as additional game son the horizon!

 

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Direct download: DoD_Patreon_Interview_05_Scott_Almes.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 2:56am EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Perfect Alibi, Belfort, Tiny Epic Western, Port Royal, Commands and Colors Ancients and Le Havre (4:15);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the announcement for Power Up expansion for King of New York, the announcement for the new Ticket To Ride maps Rails and Sails, the winner for last year's Kinderspiel Des Jahres, and Hero Realms, currently on Kickstarter (21:10);

... Discuss their ballots for this year's Dice Tower Awards (29:02); 

... Look back at their review of Mysterium in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:01:59); and

... Alex recaps his trip to the Rocky Mountain Gaming Vacation (1:10:22).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_98_Cheers_and_Booooos.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Daxu. Knitwit, Raptor, Inkognito and Arkwright (plus a mini review of the Meeple Realty Arkwright's Mill insert) (8:01);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including an announced Kickstarter for Millennium Blades and expansions, an announcement for Tiny Epic Quest, and Exoplanets currently on Kickstarter from Greater Than Games (26:06);

... Review Crash of Games' Pay Dirt (34:55); 

... Look back at their review of Patchwork and Fidelitas in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:04:26); and

... Discuss to what extent they've gone for the hobby (1:17:22).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_97_Go_Dig_or_Go_Home.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

 

Thanks to all of our awesome Patreon supporters the Dukes are able to bring you additional interviews of publishers, designers and board game media personality.

 

This episode, Sean sits down with Lance Myxter from Undead Viking Videos and Tasty Minstrel Games.

Check out Yokohama from TMG on Kickstarter on June 21, 2016! 

 

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Direct download: DoD_Patreon_Interview_04_Lance_Myxter.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 9:50pm EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Warhammer Quest ACG, Incan Gold, Arkwright, Stockpile, Daxu  and Tremulus (6:41);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including a recent court ruling on copyrighting game mechanics, a new game from Scott Almes and Eagle Gryphon games Island Hopper, and the Duchess board game table from boardgametables.com now on Kickstarter (28:53);

... Reveal their Top 6 Gaming Obstacles(41:24); 

... Look back at their review of Alchemists in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:12:41); and

... Discuss games that they like that their group doesn't (1:18:00).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_96_The_Missing_Ingredient.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of New York 1901, Port Royal, The Rose King, Warhammer Quest - Silver Tower and the app of Castles of Mad King Ludwig (5:59);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including Paizo's announcement of the Starfinder RPG, the upcoming release of Costa Rica by Mayfair Games and the new Kickstarter for Trick of the Rails from Terra Nova Games (19:46);

... Review HABA's Karuba, recently nominated for the Spiel des Jahres (27:03); 

... Look back at their review of Kanban: Automotive Revolution in their Dukes' Double-Take (53:50); and

... Discuss how to find a new game group when moving (59:30).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_95_Temple_of_Vroom.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Mombasa, Black Orchestra, Finca, Polis: Fight for the Hegemony and Millennium Blades (5:33);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the nominees for the Speil des Jahres and the Kennerspiel des Jahres, the announcement for Tides of Madness from Portal Games and the Kickstarter for One Deck Dungeon from Asmadi Games (25:54);

... Review Mayfair Games' Isle of Skye: From Chieftain to King (37:06); 

... Look back at their review of Xenoshyft: Onslaught in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:06:21); and

... Discuss they're prefer race/classes in games (1:11:56).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_94_Loch_and_Load.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

 

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This episode, Alex & Sean sit down with Nathan Cornelius from Cosmic Wombat Games!

Check out Campaign Trail, now on Kickstarter, but hurry - the campaign ends June 2, 2016! 

 

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Direct download: DoD_Patreon_Interview_03_Nathan_Cornelius.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 8:43pm EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Star Realms (tournament), Mysterium, Broom Service, Colt Express and Castles of Burgundy (8:15);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the announcement of a plastic version of Flick 'Em Up, Castles of Mad King Ludwig coming to app form and the Kickstarter for Anachrony (21:21);

... Review Red Raven Games' Above and Below (30:14); 

... Look back at their review of The Ancient World in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:08:47); and

... Discuss how they evaluate what games to back on Kickstarter (1:13:28).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_93_A_Hole_New_World.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous, Rolling America, Joraku, Above and Below and Food Chain Magnate (5:28);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the announcement of the successor to Warhammer Quest - Silver Tower from Games Workshop, the Labyrinth move board game and the kickstarter for This War of Mine (24:06);

... Look back at their list of top 10 games of 2015 to see what changes they would make this far into 2016 (35:37); 

... Look back at their review of Colt Express in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:06:38); and

... Discuss tactical vs. strategic elements in board games (1:11:01).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_92_Top_10_To_Yuma.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Onitama, Arcadia Quest, Carcassonne, Forbidden Stars and Tokaido (4:47);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the Thieves of Naqala Expansion for Five Tribes, Monsterpocalypse getting turned into a movie, and the new Kickstarter Bloc by Bloc (16:22);

... Review What's Your Game's Signorie (55:15); 

... Look back at their review of XIA: Legend of a Drift System in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:21:19); and

... Discuss their gaming limits (1:02:35).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_91_Renaissandbox.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Onitama, Carson City. Signorie and Colt Express (7:03);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including Wizards of the Coast announcing Albuquerque - the Duke City (!) - as a venue for the Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour in 2017; Wizards of the Coast releases a source book for the Zendikar Plane from Magic: The Gathering to play in Dungeons & Dragons, and the Epic Resort: The Villains now on Kickstarter from Floodgate Games (23:18);

... Review Level 99 Games' Millennium Blades (33:05); 

... Look back at their review of Progress: Evolution of Technology in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:21:19); and

... Discuss how attitude affects their games (1:24:09).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_90_Party_Like_Its_Level_99.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Millennium Blades, Twilight Struggle, 13 Days, Spinderella and the Duke (3:40);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the the expansion to Betrayal at House on the Hill, Table Top Day and announcement for Table Top Season 4, and the Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game now on Kickstarter (18:36);

... Review Days of Wonder's Quadropolis (27:38); 

... Discuss epic endings to games (1:03:32); and

... Alex announces his "winners" to his board game music challenge (1:18:53).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_89_Mic_Dropolis.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Apotheca: The Secret POtion Society, Haggis, Millennium Blades, Quadropolis and Yedo(6:37);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the announcement of the Origins Awards nominees, the release of Twilight Struggle on PC/Mac via Steam, and the the new Kickstarter Rum & Bones: Second Tide - the stand-alone expansion to Rum & Bones (32:03);

... Review Z-Man Games' El Grande Big Box (41:47); 

... Look back at their review of Level 99 Games' Argent The Consortium in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:11:12); and

... Discuss adding music to their board games (1:15:31).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_88_El_Grande_Ole_Opry.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Dice City, Food Chain Magnate, Arcadia Quest, Magic: The Gathering - Shadows Over Innistrad and Bad Detectives (2:38);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including announcements for the dice version of La Granja: No Siesta, the Dark Souls board game, and Sharknado: The Board Game. Finally they  discuss Loony Lab's Pyramid Arcade, currently on Kickstarter (26:30);

... Sit down with Mike Fitzgerald (designer of Baseball Highlights 2045) and Rory Veronda (owner of Empire Board Game Library) to discuss the results of the Open Day 2016 Baseball Highlights 2045 tournament (34:53); and

... Discuss with Mike and Rory their top 6 tabletop games that would make for great tournaments (50:49).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_87_Diamond_Dukes.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Sapiens, Haggis, Helionox: The Last Sunset, The Duke and Kodama: The Tree Spirits (5:28);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including board game movie announcements for The Godfather, Ghostbusters 2 and the Fast and the Furious, the new strategy game Santorini, currently on Kickstarter and the new social deduction game, Emergence also on Kickstarter (19:37);

... Review City of Iron 2nd Edition from Red Raven Games (30:04); 

... Look back at their infamous review of Praetor in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:01:48); and

... Discuss their top 6 essential episodes of the podcast (1:18:39).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_86_The_Ducal_Fe.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Downfall of Pompeii, Colosseum, Through The Ages and Signorie (4:55);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the winners of the 2015 Golden Geek Awards, Chaz Marler hired by Passport Games as their Community and Customer Relations Manager, Ra is being reprinted by WindRider Games a new imprint from Asmodee and FFG, and Fog of Love, currently on Kickstarter (19:34);

... Review Nippon from What's Your Game (30:59); 

... Look back at their review of the Castles of Mad King Ludwig in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:09:51); and

... Discuss their shelves of shame (1:16:14).

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_85_Mad_Emperor_Meiji.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Ora et Labora, Downfall of Pompeii, Merchants & Marauders and Bora Bora (plus review of the Meeple Realty Bora Bora Insert) (4:45);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the Descent companion app, the new game from Overworld Games Euphoria: Choose a Better Oppressor, pre-orders for Dead of Winter: The Long Night, and Manhattan Project: Energy Empire, currently on Kickstarter (23:03);

... Review Overworld Games' Booze Barons (32:33); 

... Look back at their reviews of the expansions Pretty Pretty Smash Up, 7 Wonders Babel and One Night Ultimate Werewolf Daybreak in their Dukes' Double-Take (50:45); and

... Discuss what to do with inadequate gaming inserts (58:26).

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_84_Pretty_Smashed_Up_One_Night.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Tobago, Acquire, Ginkgopolis, The Voyages of Marco Polo and Vinhos (5:37);

... Discuss the latest gaming news including the re-release of Robo Rally, the new expansion for The Grizzled and the tabletop RPG Emissary, currently on Kickstarter (19:44);

... Present their Top 6 Games they don't mind losing at (27:24); 

... Look back at their review of the Staufer Dynasty in their Dukes' Double-Take (53:17); and

... Preview Evolution: Climate now on Kickstarter (56:36).

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_83_The_Noble_Loss.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Keyflower, Glen More, The End of the World: The Wrath of the Gods, The Game, ...And Then We Held Hands, Galaxy Trucker (6:47);

... Preview Chris Handy's/Perplext's current Kickstarter for Pack O Games Set 2 (26:47);

... Review Cool Mini Or Not's Blood Rage (40:20); and

... Catch up on their Dukes' Double-Takes by looking back at their reviews of Imperial Assault, Camel Up and Harbour (1:09:30).

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_82_Ragnarokin_and_Bubble-Poppin.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

 

Thanks to all of our awesome Patreon supporters the Dukes are able to bring you additional interviews of publishers, designers and board game media personality.

 

This episode, Alex & Sean sits down with Dominic Crapuchettes from North Star Games!

Check out Evolution Climate, now on Kickstarter! 

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Direct download: DoD_Patreon_Interview_02_Dominic_Crapuchettes.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:20pm EDT

This episode the Dukes are joined by the winners of the 2015 Jack Vasel Memorial Fund auction, Danny Mandel & Ben Cichoski designers of a new game from Gut Shot Games. The Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Cockroach Poker, Nippon, Mission: Red Planet, Patchwork, Bang: The Duel, Burgle Bros., Lords of Vegas and Automobiles (8:31);

... Review Bezier Games' Terra (32:18); and

... Discuss with Danny and Ben, their past designs including Legendary Encounters: Aliens, Vs. 2PCG and the World of Warcraft TCG. Plus they discuss their new game from Gut Shot Games, HEAD Hunters -  a unique blend of toy, deck construction and tactical miniatures (58:04).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_81_Unfamiliar_Terra-tory.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

 This episode the Dukes are joined by Duke Suzanne Sheldon. The Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of Luna, Nippon, Mission: Red Planet, Automobiles, Fields of Arle, and Dingo's Dreams (6:01);

... Discuss the latest board game news including GMT's announced reprint of 1960: The Making of a President, the 4th title in the Dice Tower Essential Line: Speechless, and the Kickstarter for House of Borgia (30:30); 

... Review Matagot's Kemet and its expansion Ta-Seti (41:20); and

... Suzanne answers some Guild questions (1:27:57).

 

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Please consider nominating the Dukes for Best Podcast for the Golden Geek Awards. 
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Direct download: DoD_Ep_80_Pyramid_Scheme.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

 

This episode the Dukes are joined by honorary Duke, Dan King - the Game Boy Geek. The three Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays of the Lord of the Rings LCG, MOnster My Neighbor, Camel Up: Super Cup, Qwinto, and Kemet: Ta-Seti (10:17);

... Review the Chateau Orleans Deluxe insert from Meeple Realty - compatible with Orleans Deluxe (26:21);

... Review Mayfair / Lookout Games' Grand Austria Hotel (31:07); 

... Look back at their review of X-COM: The Board Game in their Dukes' Doubletake (1:07:21); and

... Discuss the big news for the Game Boy Geek and learn about his Kickstarter for Season 4 which is live today 2/15/16 (1:12:44).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_79_Geek_Chic__Beeps.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays of German Railroads Expansion for Russian Railroads, Grand Austria Hotel, Camel Up, and the Lord of the Rings LCG (7:35);

... Discuss the latest board game news including the announcement of Zev Schalsinger joining WizKids, the new expansion for Dominion, Dominion: Empires and, the Kickstarter for Medici (14:37);

... Announce their Top 6 Anticipated Games of 2016 (22:06); 

... Look back at their review of Machi Koro in their Dukes' Doubletake (41:30); and

... Discuss the Magic Circle (53:08).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_78_Machi_To_Be_Desired.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays Chimera, German Railroads Expansion for Russian Railroads, Grand Austria Hotel, Baseball highlights 2045 Expansion (6:54);

... Discuss the latest board game news including the announcement for the Patchwork App, the announcement of Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu and the KS for Tiny Epic Westerns (21:15);

... Review Ystari's Shakespeare (26:44); 

... Look back at their review of Euphoria in their Dukes' Doubletake (1:01:59); and

... Discuss the translations of game shows to board games and vice versa (1:09:37).

  

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_77_Bards_Against_Humanity.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

 

Thanks to all of our awesome Patreon supporters the Dukes are able to bring you additional interviews of publishers, designers and board game media personality.

 

This episode, Sean sits down with Patrick Nickell from Crash Games!

  

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Direct download: DoD_Patreon_Interview_01_Patrick_Nickell.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays including Pandemic Legacy, Mission: Red Planet and Elysium (4:43);

... Discuss the latest board game news including Rob Daviau's SeaFall being sent to the publisher, the announcement of the release of The Castles of Burgundy: The Card Game and the new Kickstarter from Cool Mini or Not for XenoShyft: Dreadmire (10:39);

... Review Ape Games' Spirits of the Rice Paddy (19:34); 

... Look back at their review of Evolution in their Dukes' Doubletake (54:41), and

... Answer the Guild's questions in their Dukes' Mailbag (1:01:55).

  

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_76_Smells_Like_Gene_Spirit.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays including Spirits of the Rice Paddy, Belfort, Chimera and Colt Express (6:23);

... Discuss the latest board game news including the announcement of the new Days of Wonder Game Quadropolis, Scott Morris is announced as the new president of Passport Games Studio and the Kickstarter for the Dice Tower Season 12 (17:34);

... Provide their Top 6 list of favorite designers (24:37); 

... Look back at their review of Roll for the Galaxy in their Dukes' Doubletake (1:00:09), and

... Discuss the new price restructuring from Asmodee North America (1:05:52).

  

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_75_Galaxy_Far_Asmodee.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays including Mr. Jack, The Grizzled, Kemet and Castles of Burgundy (4:12);

... Discuss the latest board game news including the acquisition of English-language right to Catan by Asmodee, finding Rey in The Force Awakens: Monopoly and the Kickstarter for Nova Aetas (14:49);

... Review CGE's Dungeon Petz (22:50); and

... Look back at their review of Takenoko in their Dukes' Doubletake (51:35).

  

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_74_Pets_Pandas_and_Planning.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 9:00am EDT

This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays including Arboretum, Starship Catan, Castellion, The World of SMOG: On Her Majesty's Service, Freedom: The Underground Railroad, Roll for the Galaxy: Ambition (3:01);

... Discuss the latest board game news including a Pandemic Legacy reaching the #1 spot on BGG, the new solo variant from Days of Wonder for Five Tribes and the new Kickstarter for The Ninth World: A Skillbuilding Game for Numenera (23:38);

... Review Z-Man Games' Glass Road (32:12);

... Look back at their reviews of Sheriff of Nottingham and BANG! The Dice Game in their Dukes' Doubletake (1:02:31); and

... Discuss  how they've evolved as gamers in this last year (1:08:50).

  

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_73_Glass_Guns__Gouda.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

This episode the Dukes ... 

... Announce the winner(s) of their Council of Verona giveaway, courtesy Crash Games (2:30);

... Discuss recent plays including Hocus, T.I.M.E Stories, Nations and Dungeon Petz (5:43);

... Discuss the latest board game news including a 63-hour record-setting gaming marathon, Cards Against Humanity's Christmas, and the new Kickstarter for Rumbleslam (25:43);

... Provide the Greater Duchy's Top 10 games of 2015 (40:04);

... Provide their Top 10 games of 2015 (50:06); and

... Look back at their Top 10 for 2014 for their Dukes' Double-Take (1:26:32).

  

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_72_Dukes_2015_Recap.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

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).

 

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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).

 

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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).

 

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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).

 

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

This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays including Vault Wars, Battelore 2nd Edition including the Guardians of Hernfar and Warband of Scorn expansions, Between Two Cities and Glass Road (3:41); 

... Review Days of Wonder's expansion to Five Tribes: The Artisans of Naqala (17:08);

... Reveal their Top 10 anticipated games from Essen 2015 (40:04).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_61_Artisans_of_Essen.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays including Walk the Plank, Samurai, Ca$h 'n' Gun$, Samurai. Sun-Tzu and Mottainai (03:25); 

... Review Stronghold Games' and Spielworxx's La Granja (14:55);

... Look back for their Dukes' Double-Take at AEG's Smash Up! and Fantasy Flight Games' Blood Bowl: Team Manager (44:28); and

... Sit down with the Podfather, Stephen Buonocore, the president of Stronghold Games to discuss Essen and more (48:51).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_60_La_Strong-ja.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

This episode the Dukes ... 

... Discuss recent plays including The Resistance: Avalon, Going, Going, Gone and Ticket to Ride: Marklin (04:56); 

... Discuss the latest board game news, including the latest Firefly game from Toy Vault - Firefly: Fistful of Credits, Cool Mini Or Not announces that it will import Potion Explosion and the new Kickstarter from Level 99 Games - Exceed (13:08);

... Review Asmadi Games' Mottainai (21:02);

... Look back for their Dukes' Double-Take at Mayday and Look Out Spiel's Caverna and Indie Board & Card Games' The Resistance and The Resistance: Avalon (53:02); and

... Discuss board games that evolve (58:00).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_59_Rome_Demands_Chopsticks.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 2:11pm EDT

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

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

Today the Dukes...

... Discuss recent plays including Alchemists, Pandemic: Survival Tournament, Neuroshima Hex, Patchwork, Forge War and Dimension (03:45);

... Discuss the the Origin gaming convention, going on at the time of recording, the new Great Designers Series from Stronghold Games starting with the new title, Porta Nigra, and the new Kickstarter game Pillars of Eternity: Lords of the Eastern Reach (16:42); 

... Review Stronghold Games' Kanban: Automotive Revolution (23:38); and

... Discuss standardization in board games (1:04:50).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_43_Kanban_Pun.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Today the Dukes...

... Discuss recent plays including Arboretum, Gravwell, Sanfranito, Patchwork, Russian Railroads, Camel Up, Cyclades: Titans (04:15);

... Discuss the upcoming Bruno Faidutti game Warehouse 51 from Funforge/Passport, the new iOS Dice Town app, and the new Kickstarter project Mare Nostrum: Empires (23:14); 

... Review Cool Mini or Not's Xenoshyft Onslaught (30:31); and

... Discuss Kickstarter exclusives (1:00:31).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_42_Kyckshyft.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Today the Dukes...

... Discuss recent plays including Xenoshyft: Onslaught, Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition, Akrotiri, Medina and Flash Point: Fire Rescue (05:39);

... Discuss the latest news, including the 2015 Spiel Des Jahres Nominees, the new expansions for Battlelore 2nd Edition and the new Kickstarter Mottainai (16:00); 

... Review Red Raven Games' The Ancient World (29:16); and

... Discuss game weight (1:00:07).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_41_This_Is_Heavy_Doc.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Today the Dukes...

... Discuss recent plays including Talon: Fleet Combat in Defense of Earth, Paperback, Lanterns, Merkator, Puzzle Strike and The Ancient World (02:29);

... Discuss the latest news, including the new partnership between Passport Games Studio and Pegasus Spiel, the new faction for Imperial Settler and the KickStarter for Defenders of the Last Stand (18:48); 

... Review Ludonaute and Asmodee's Colt Express (26:02); and

... Try to answer the question: Can a board game make you cry? (59:30).

 

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Direct download: DoD_Ep_40_When_Colts_Cry.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 12:30pm EDT

Today the Dukes...

... Discuss recent plays including Ghost Blitz 2, Viticulture, Gravwell, Great Heartland Hauling Co., Pandemic: The Cure and Clt Express (02:33);

... Discuss the latest news, including the new expansion for Eldritch Horror: Strange Remnants; 2015 Mensa Mind Game WInner and the Kickstarter for Coup Rebellion G54 (15:14); 

... Review Far Off Games' Xia: Legend of a Drift System (23:26); and

... Discuss their pitches for factions Smash Up! It's All Your Fault (1:08:01).

 

Please be sure to support the Dukes on their Patreon campaign page!

 

Direct download: DoD_Ep_39_Smuggler_Smash.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:30pm EDT

Today the Dukes...

... Discuss recent plays including Gravwell, Lanterns, Tuscany (Viticulture expansion), Five Tribes, Ghost Blitz and Star Wars: Armada (03:55);

... Discuss the latest news, including the reprint of Mission: Red Planet, and thr New Plaid Hat Game Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn the new Kickstarter campaign for Cool Mini or Not's B-Sieged: Sons of the Abyss (21:04); 

... Review NSKN/Passport Games Studio's Progress: Evolution of Technology (32:07); and

... Discuss re-themed games (1:00:25).

 

Please be sure to support the Dukes on their Patreon campaign page!

 

Direct download: DoD_Ep_38_Carousel_of_Progress.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:30pm EDT

Today the Dukes...

... Discuss more recent plays at Conlave of Gamers and the Grand Opening of Empire Board Games Library including Tzolk'in, Scoville, Le Havre, Flick 'Em Up, Power Grid, Telestrations, Progress: Evolution of Technology, Sheriff of Nottingham, Port Royal, Pandemic: The Cure and Kingsport Festival (03:44);

... Discuss the latest news, regarding the 2015 Origin Award nominees and the 2014 Dice Tower Award Nominees (22:35); and

... Discuss the results from their recent Survery Monkey survey (52:38).

 

Please be sure to support the Dukes on their Patreon campaign page!

 

Direct download: DoD_Ep_37_Monkey_Awards.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Today the Dukes...

... Discuss more recent plays at International TableTop Day 2015 including Can't Stop, Legendary Encounters: An Alien Deck Building Game, Magic Labyrinth and Targi (02:30);

... Discuss the latest news, including the Kickstarter project from Level 99 Games, Millenium Blades (08:35);

... Interview the designer of Argent: The Consortium, Trey Chambers (13:30); 

... Review Argent: The Consortium (36:47); 

... Give you the details of their Praetor contest, share the contest pic on Twitter, email the weekly secret phrase to dukesofdicecontest@gmail.com, fill out the survey (1:04:39); and

... Discuss Alex's descent into obsession with Boardgame Arena (1:06:20).

 

Please be sure to support the Dukes on their Patreon campaign page!

 

Direct download: DoD_Ep_36_Argent_Arena.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

Today the Dukes...

... Discuss recent plays at International TableTop Day 2015 including Hamsterrolle, Viticulture and Eminent Domain (01:45);

... Discuss the latest news, including the Kickstarter project from NorthStar Games, Evolution: Flight (16:27);

... Interview Jon Gilmour and Jeremiah Lee from Infectious Play Publishing (23:50); 

... Provide an update to their Top 10 Games of 2014; and

... Give you the details of their Praetor contest, share the contest pic on Twitter, email the weekly secret phrase to dukesofdicecontest@gmail.com, fill out the survey (54:40).

 

Please be sure to support the Dukes on their Patreon campaign page!

 

Direct download: DoD_Ep_35_Infectious_Reimagination.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 11:30am EDT

Today the Dukes...

... Discuss recent plays including Libertalia, Blake & Mortimer: Witness and Argent: The Consortium (01:52);

... Discuss the latest news, including the Kickstarter project from Caliope Games, Titans of Gaming Series (09:21);

... Review NSKN's and Passport Games Studio's Praetor (19:25);

... Give you the details of their Praetor contest, share the contest pic on Twitter, email the weekly secret phrase to dukesofdicecontest@gmail.com, fill out the survey (53:08); and

... discuss broken games (54:00).

 

Please be sure to support the Dukes on their Patreon campaign page!

 

Direct download: DoD_Ep_34_Put_Up_Your_Dukes.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EDT

Today the Dukes...

... Discuss recent plays including Versailles, Star Realms and ZhanGuo (01:15);

... Discuss the latest news, including the Dukes' Patreon campaign and the Kickstarter project Best Treehouse Ever (09:56);

... Review Bezier Games' Castles of Mad King Ludwig (27:34); and

... discuss the start of convention season and the latest from GenCon vs. Indiana (55:53)

 

Direct download: DoD_Ep_33_Mad_Dukes.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 3:30pm EDT

Today the Dukes...

... Discuss recent plays including Amerigo, Sheriff of Nottingham and Seasons (01:20);

... Talk about all of the latest news from the GAMA trade show; and

... Provide mini-reviews of 3 expansions to some of their favorite games:

  • One Night Ultimate Werewolf: Daybreak (07:31);
  • 7 Wonders: Babel (30:24); and
  • Smash Up!: Pretty, Pretty Smash Up! (40:08)

 

Direct download: DoD_Ep_32_Expansion_Roundup.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 2:30pm EDT

Today the Dukes are joined by honorary Duke Raquel, and Alex my be Patient Zero in the Zombie Apocalyspe ('Ombie, I mean... you'll see)...

... Discuss their new Board Game Breakfast Segment: Big Screen Board Games and their new YouTube Channel;

... Review Z-Man Games' The Staufer Dynasty; and

... Discuss Point Salads!

 

Direct download: DoD_Ep_31_Dukes_Dynasty.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 2:30pm EDT

Today the Dukes...

... Discuss recent plays of Argent: The Consortium, AquaSphere and Sentinels of the Multiverse App;

... Review Tasty Minstrel Games' Habour; and

... Pitch some movies and TV shows based on some popular board games!

 

Direct download: DoD_Ep_30_Hollywood_Harbour.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 3:30pm EDT

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