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

This episode the Dukes... 

... Discuss recent plays 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).

Don't forget about the Inserts Galore Giveaway. Head on over to Board Game Theater to enter!

 

Enter the March Meeple Realty Give-Away!

 

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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).

Please consider voting for the Dukes for the Best Podcast of the 2015 Golden Geeks Awards!

 

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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).

 

Meeple Realty is giving away one of their amazing inserts! Check out the full contest details here!

 


Please consider nominating the Dukes for Best Podcast for the Golden Geek Awards. 
Click here to nominate the Dukes. You can make your nominations here. Deadline is 12am midnight CST March 4th 2016.

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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).

 

Meeple Realty is giving away one of their amazing inserts! Check out the full contest details here!

 


Please consider nominating the Dukes for Best Podcast for the Golden Geek Awards. 
Click here to nominate the Dukes. You can make your nominations here. Deadline is 12am midnight CST March 4th 2016.

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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).

 

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

 

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

This episode the Dukes ... 

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

This episode the Dukes ... 

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

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

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

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

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

 

Please consider supporting the Dukes for Extra Life 2015 here!

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

 

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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).

 

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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).

 

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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).

 

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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).

 

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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).

 

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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).

 

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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