The Die Is Podcast

In this episode, we discuss how often and how terribly we lose at games, but more importantly, how tricky it can be to create a game where losing isn't a complete mood-killer. What games do we play where losing especially sucks? What games do we play where losing is part of the fun?

Will's Game of the Week is FTL.

Chris' Game of the Week is Pixel Defenders Puzzle.

Brandon's Game of the Week is Europa Universalis 4.

Direct download: The_Die_is_Podcast_Episode_21.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 2:40am EST

In this episode, we talk about every facet of the popular card game Magic: The Gathering that we could manage. What is so good about it that we keep coming back? What is so bad about it that the lengths of time between massive buy-ins keep increasing in length? What games are there that simply work better for the enjoyment we get out Magic, and why do they?

Will's Game of the Week is Diablo III.

Chris' Game of the Week is Tichu. No, Haggis. No, Tichu. Definitely Haggis.

Brandon's Game of the Week is Surgeon Simulator 2013.

Direct download: The_Die_is_Podcast_Episode_20.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:39am EST

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