The Die Is Podcast

In this episode, we discuss games where the primary enjoyment comes from exploration, discovery, and freedom of choice. What is so much fun about a sandbox? How can you maximize this in RPGs or video games? What games do it best? Is it even possible in board games?

Will's Game of the Week is Puzzle Craft.

Chris' Game of the Week is The Duke.

Introduction - 0:00:00

Chris is the "Elite One" - 0:01:18

A-wing's OP - 0:07:31

Elder Scrolls' World of Funcraft - 0:15:06

Puzzle Craft - 0:22:49

The Duke - 0:43:07

Sandbox Games - 1:11:33

Closing and Contact Info - 2:01:43

Direct download: The_Die_is_Podcast_Episode_32.m4a
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In this episode, we have an in-depth discussion of how the look of a game affects the play of the game, what we like visually in games, and what the best looking AND playing games are.

Will's Game of the Week is Final Fantasy 13-3: Lightning Returns.

Chris' Game of the Week is Pokemon (X and) Y.

Brandon's Game of the Week is Eve Online.

Introduction - 0:00:00

Chris Forgets about iOS games - 0:1:32

Edge of the Empire Strikes Back - 0:03:38

Video Game Instruction Booklets - 0:09:01

Lightning Returns - 0:12:08

Pokemon X and Y - 0:38:40

Eve Online - 1:11:11

How a Game Looks - 1:31:25

Closing and Contact Info - 2:24:57

Direct download: The_Die_is_Podcast_Episode_31.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EST