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

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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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

 

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 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).

 

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

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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).

 

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

Don't forget to give us your hearts on Board Game Links!

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