The Die Is Podcast

In this episode, we talk about games that feature soldiers and involve the lowest level of grunt to the highest level general. What makes these games fun? What video games, RPGs and board games provide those things? Why do we keep hassling each other about genre definitions?

Will's Game of the Week is 3:16 - Carnage Amongst the Stars

Chris' Game of the Week is 10000000

Introduction - 0:00:00

X-Wing Minis Thoughts - 0:01:23

Will's New to Coup, so kill him - 0:05:56

Must we keep playing Field of Glory? - 0:08:26

Everyone has now played Haggis - 0:10:42

Chris' Memory Doesn't Function - 0:11:47

Dice Duel: Fun for the Whole Family - 0:13:14

Bakelite Bug Chess - 0:14:21

Edge of the Empire - Disappointing? - 0:15:59

DM Technique with Brandon and Chris - 0:20:35

FF14 - Not quite 24 karat... - 0:24:43

Breaking EVE Online Statue News - 0:32:24

Not talking about Flappy Bird. - 0:35:16

Or Dark Souls - 0:37:22

3:16 - Carnage Amongst the Stars - 0:38:18

10000000 - 1:07:53

A Game of Soldiers - 1:22:34

Direct download: The_Die_is_Podcast_Episode_30.m4a
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In this episode, we talk about games that are great with 6 or more people involved. Why play a game with a big group? How big can video games get? What makes a 7+ person board game work? Are there any tabletop RPGs that are consistently fun with that many people?

Will's Game of the Week is Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures

Chris' Game of the Week is Ghost/Echo

Brandon's Game of the Week is Final Fantasy XIV

Introduction - 0:00:00

In-Person Game Plans - 0:01:13

Pokemon 3DS - 0:02:39

Ingress, Family Style - 0:04:03

Final Fantasy XIII 3 - 0:06:06

EVE Online's Biggest Ever - 0:10:53

X-Wing Miniatures - 0:18:32

Ghost/Echo - 0:41:44

Final Fantasy XIV - 1:00:41

Large Group Games - 1:25:25

Closing and Contact Info - 2:14:20

Direct download: The_Die_is_Podcast_Episode_29.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EST

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