The Die Is Podcast

In this episode, we talk about games to play while bar-hopping, the Whitehack RPG, BattleCon, and the Ascension app. Boy, it’s a good thing we didn’t play more games over the past couple of weeks, or we would never have been able to keep this under an hour...

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In this episode, Chris revisits some games from a decade ago, Brandon gets sucked into the Stardew Valley void, and we talk about Fugitive (and whether or not catching a fugitive constitutes “taking a prisoner”).

Brandon’s Mushroom Farm - 01:36
Starfound? - 04:39
Dominion and Race for the Galaxy - 18:18
Fugitive - 26:39
Closing and Contact Info - 37:38

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In this episode, Chris talks about D&D, OSR, Whitehack, and how that last one does really cool stuff in its magic system.

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In this episode, Brandon finally gets to brag about his stock market gains... he also mentions an actual game (playing Sentinels of the Multiverse at that restaurant Farva likes with all the goofy sh*t on the walls). Chris regales us with his excitement for farming turnips and melons in Stardew Valley, but never lets us forget the number of coffee pot kickstarters he has participated in.

Brandon’s Stock Market Analysis - 01:33
Sentinels of the Multiverse and using “shenanigans” as an adjective - 13:06
A little improvement at Games Workshop - 19:44
Hot Springs eternal - 22:28
The Impulse to kickstart and the difficulty of waiting - 26:09
Stardew Valley - 30:11
Closing and Contact Info - 43:54

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In this very, very short episode, Chris fills us in on what’s up with the Godbound game we’ve been playing, and how to have success with imposter syndrome in A Fake Artist Goes to New York.

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In this episode, we laugh about our Godbound game, play some old favorites (Mechwarrior Online and One Night Ultimate Werewolf), and some new games that may (or may not) be Chris’ jam.

Godbound - 00:52
Mechwarrior Online - 06:00
One Lunch Ultimate Werewolf - 08:04
Stardew Valley - 14:08
Solitairica - 19:14
Closing and Contact Info - 31:23

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In this episode, we talk about the troubles of bards as they gain levels in D&D, the troubles of demigods as they try to fight mortal heroes in Godbound, and the troubles of fudging in games.

D&Days go by... - 01:30
Godbound - 07:57
...and fudging, in context - 13:50
Closing and Contact Info - 40:45

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In this episode, Brandon talks about his experiences with Betrayal at House on the Hill, a game about exploring a haunted house, and Chris talks about his experiences with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, a game about exploring Hyrule.

Betrayal at House on the Hill - 02:07
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - 14:15
Closing and Contact Info - 37:52

Direct download: The20Die20Is20Podcast20010918.m4a
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In this episode, and we look back over the past year to review our favorite games we played, our least favorites, and then we throw out some expectations for 2018.

Favorite games in 2017 - 02:12
Least Favorites - 25:22
Looking to 2018 - 39:47
Closing and Contact Info - 54:24

Direct download: The20Die20Is20Podcast20122817.m4a
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In this episode, we try out a new, shorter, more focused format, and discuss the madcap shenanigans of EA with the latest Star Wars video games, and the complexity that comes from the simple rules of Mini Rails.

EA really messed up - 01:27
Mini Rails first impressions - 19:09
Closing and Contact Info- 36:18

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