Episode 75: Imperial Settlers, How We Value a Game, Off Topic: Movies and TV featuring Honorary Founder Stephen Buonocore

The day you’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived! You get to finally hear Stephen Buonocore of Stronghold Games on a podcast! Yeah… okay. But today the founders review Imperial Settlers! Then Tony gives you the rundown of all the coolest gaming related nonsense. Then the gang discusses how they value games. The show is then topped off with an off topic discussion about movies and television.

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Episode 74: Abyss, Manhattan Project Look Back, Short Topic Roundup II and Spotlight: The World of Darkness

In a world of fishmen, the Founders rule over the crabs and snails and bring you episode 74! Today the guys take you under the water with a review of Bruno Cathala’s new card game, Abyss. Then they take a look back at Manhattan Project one year later. Tony T never disappoints with his coverage of gaming news and the rest of the gang interrupts. And then, since they loved it so much, the founders host another Short Topic Roundup! Then they round out the show with a spotlight on the roleplaying game setting, The World of Darkness.

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Episode 73: Caverna, Agricola Look Back, Accommodating a Mixed Group and Determining the Weight of a Board Game

It’s the big seven-three and the founders pull out a game that everyone has been chomping at the bits to hear us talk about, Caverna The Cave Farmers. Then we look back at a very similar game, Agricola. Tony T goes wild giving you the best gaming news rundown on the internet. Then we get into two meaty discussion, the first we talk about accommodating a mixed group of players and we round off the episode trying to figure out how to determine the weight of a board game.

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Episode 72: Lords of Xidit, City of Horror Lookback and Gen Con 2014 Retrospective

It's the time you've all been waiting for, the Gen Con 2014 retrospective! In the banter we talk about a ton of new games we purchased and played. THen we review a brand new game released this year, Lords of Xidit. Tony talks about all the gaming news including the upcoming games we got a chance to demo at Gen Con. Then the founders talk about their experiences at the convention this year!

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Episode 71: Cyclades, Belfort Lookback and the Short Topic Roundup

FINALLY this episode is releasing. Gen Con wipe out the Founders and needed some extra time. But, it's here and you get to hear all about Cyclades! Then the gang looks back at Belfort one year later. Tony T delivers the news of the day and then the guys tackle four short topics submitted by the listeners.

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Gen Con 2014 Preview Part 1 - featuring Tom Vasel and Eric Summerer

In the GenCon 2014 the founders welcome Tom Vasel and Eric Summerer from the Dice Tower podcast to discuss the Dice Tower Network booth, the events of Gen Con, the exhibition hall, Tony's hatred of cosplay, a look back at Gen Con 2013 and the games released, our predictions for 2014 and a list of games releasing this year. For part 2, jump over to the Dice Tower Feed at DiceTower.com to check out part 2 where we field questions from the listeners and present the top ten games we're excited about at Gen Con 2014.

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Episode 70: A Study in Emerald, Battlestar Galatica, The Evolution of the Founders and Battling GM Burnout

GenCon is almost here but and we can't wait but we still have lots of gaming talk to do while we wait. Today the founders review the Martin Wallace game, A Study in Emerald. They the gang looks back at an old favorite, Battlestar Galactica. And then Tony T finally joins the cast and gives us the best in gaming news. The show is rounded off with a discussion about how the founders have evolved their gaming and how they would like to continue to change in the future and how they battle game master burnout in role playing games.

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Episode 69: Chaos in the Old World, Runewars, Dice Tower Convention and Fiddly Games

It's another Wednesday and that means it's time for the Founders to throw some gaming fun your way. Today the gang reviews Chaos in the Old World and looks back at Runewars. Brian just got back from the Dice Tower Convention and gives us a report. As always, Tony T gives you the best in gaming news while the rest of the founders take the trains off the tracks. The show is rounded out by a rousing discussion about the word Fiddly and how it's used (or misused) in the gaming world.

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Episode 68: Origins Game Fair, Cool Mini or Not Expo, Blood Bowl Team Manager, Crowd Funding Board games with Honorary Founder, Rodney Smith

Hey now! The boys are back from Origins and are ready blab all the gory details of their trip! The gang is joined today by honorary Founder and personal friend, Rodney Smith of Watch It Played who tells his tales of CoolMiniOrNot Expo. The guys pull out an old favorite, Blood Bowl Team Manager to give you a review of this cult classic card game. Castles of Burgundy is the look back for this episode and the Founders give their thoughts one year later. Chris fills in for Tony in the news chair and tries to make Mr. T proud. The show ends with an in depth round table about crowd funding board games.

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Episode 67: Yedo, Kemet Look Back, Cooperative Games and Problematic Behavior in RPGs

Today the founders pull Yedo off the shelf and give you a detailed review with many comparisons to Lords of Waterdeep. Then they take a look back at Kemet one year later. Tony Topper hooks you up with the best in gaming news while the rest give their opinions. The gang then takes a look at cooperative games and gives you their good and bad thoughts of the style. The show is rounded off with a discussion about problematic behavior in role playing games.

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