Episode 99: Rum & Bones, Abyss, What Do You Do When...? and Writing Character Backgrounds

Hey Now Cabalists! It's time for another action packed episode of your favorite podcast! Today the gang reviews the Cool Mini or Not release, Rum & Bones. Then they look back at Abyss one year later. Tony Topper pins the wild meter into the red with the best gaming new segment in the long history of gaming news segments. The the Founders expound upon a series of questions starting with the words "What do you do when...". Finally the guys take you into part 3 of their character creation series, this time focusing on writing character backgrounds.

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Episode 98: T.I.M.E. Stories, Caverna, Short Topic Extravaganza

We have a small cast of Founders today, but we still have lots to say! Today we take a look at one of the coolest games ever designed, TIME Stories! The we look back at Uwe Rosenberg's coolest designs, Caverna the Cave Farmers. Tony T makes sure you have all the facts in his news round up while Chris and Jamie make sure you have all the opinions. Finally with end the show with another Short Topic Extravaganza.

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The Secret Cabal's Tales from Beyond the Grave

In The Secret Cabal's Tales from Beyond the Grave the rotten, worm ridden corpse, The Secret Cabal Grave Digger hosts seven true tales of mind boggling horror from the podcasters you love to listen to. Jamie spins the yarn of "The Island of Terror". Marty Connell from Rolling Dice and Taking Names tells his tale of horror, "The Peering Effigy". Robb Rouse from Blue Peg Pink Peg recalls his night of fright in "Tweet Tweet Tweet". Steve regales you with this experience with a spook in "Lunchtime Poltergeist". Patrick haunts your dreams with his story, "Let Me In!".  Jamie remembers his night as a ghostbusters in the story "The Cold Room". And to wrap up the show, Tony T retells his shocking experience in a haunted graveyard in "Bonavier"

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Episode 97: Transylvania Curses and Traitors, Lords of Xidit and Let's Build a Haunting

It's Halloween time again and the ghosts and goblins are out and looking for trouble. Today the gang takes ghoulish pleasure in reviewing Transylvania Curses and Traitors. Then the Founders look back a Lords of Xidit and give their thoughts a year later. Tony Topper gives you a terrifying look at all the news and updates from the gaming world in his news segment. Then the guys resurrect an old discussion topic in which they free form create stories in Tony's Topper's Let's Build a Haunting.

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Episode 96: Far Space Foundry, Cyclades, Short Topic Extravaganza and Creating a Cohesive Party in RPGs

Tony's back from Hawaii, Steve is back from Bermuda and ready to talk board gaming! In today's episode the gang reviews Far Space Foundry and looks back at Cyclades. Then Tony T goes bananas giving you the best gaming news you'll find. The guys then host yet another Short Topic Extravaganza and round out the show with part 2 of their character creation series, creating a cohesive party in RPGs.

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Episode 08: Chris and Jamie Review Six Underrated Games

In the eighth installment of the Secret Cabal Express, Chris and Jamie start out by discussing the upcoming 100th episode of the Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast and the spectacular it may be. Then they review six games in their collect that they believe to be underrated and are worth a second look.

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Episode 95: La Granja, A Study in Emerald and Creating Engaging Characters in RPGs

Scheduling issues be damned! WE’RE BACK IN BUSINESS, BABY! Today we take a look at a fantastic farming euro, La Granja and look back at Martin Wallace’s masterpiece, A Study in Emerald. Then Tony T does his typical bang-up job giving the the best in gaming news while we interrupt the whole time. Finally we reboot the RPG discussion segment with our Character Creation Series #1: Creating an Engaging Character

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Express 07: The Evolution of Gaming with Marty Connell and Rodney Smith

The Three Amigos, Jamie, Rodney and Marty, dive deep into a meaty discussion about where they started in gaming, what it was like then and how things have changed over the years. They go into styles of games, the attention spans of new gamers and how Kickstarter has affected the scene

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Episode 94: Warband: Against the Darkness, The Founders Feud, Scoring Methods

Things are getting back to normal for the founders after convention season and we're back to playing games like crazy. Today we review a newly released euro game called Warband: Against the Darkness. Then we look back at Chaos in the Old World one year later. Tony T gives you the best gaming news in the business while the rest of the gang chatters in the background. The guys then get into one of our favorite segments of all time, The Founders Feud! Finally the gang discusses scoring methods in gaming.

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Episode 93: Magic the Gathering: Arena of the Planeswalkers, GenCon 2015 and a Short Topic Extravaganza!

We are totally exhausted from all the wild revelry we got into at GenCon 2015 but the show must go on! Today the Founders spin the yarns of the aforementioned trip to GenCon. Then they review the new game from Wizards of the Coast, Magic the Gathering Arena of the Planeswalkers. Then the gang looks back at Blood Bowl Team Manager. Tony T runs down all the news in the manner you've come to expect while we complain and poke fun. Finally the show is capped off with a Short Topic Extravaganza!

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