Rank #1: Episode 29 – Warhammer End Times
In this episode we have an update on PWBR and a look at Warhammer End Times. Enjoy!Episode 29 – Warhammer End Times
00:04:10 What we’ve been playing: WWC, Rolemaster, Battlestar Galactica, Pegasus Expansion, Pass the Bomb, Insecurity, Contenders, Space Hulk, Warpack, Warhammer, Pretenders, Clash of Clans
00:39:10 Pro Wrasslin’ Battle Royale – Kickstarter update
00:42:25 We discuss the implications of Warhammer End Times and what’s in store for 9th Edition Warhammer.
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Jan 22 2015
Rank #2: Ep 16 – Warpack Special – A New Breed of Table-top Wargame
This episode was recorded after some alpha testing of Warpack. Warpack is Prince of Darkness Games’ forthcoming card-based fantasy wargame. We discuss the design philosophy behind the game, various ways in which the game could be expanded, campaign gaming and more!
Nov 26 2013
Board Game Business Podcast
Breaking Into Board Games
Flatout at the Table: Board Game Design Talk
The Who, What, Why? Game Design Podcast
The Board Game Workshop
The Game Crafter Official Podcast
Boards & Swords
RPG Design Panelcast
The State of Games
Board Game Design Lab
NPC Cast: RPG, Tabletop, and Board Games.
Podcasts – Wargaming Recon
Indie Board Game Designers
Game Designers of North Carolina Podcast
Rank #3: Ep 5 – What do we need a GM for in RPGs?
In this episode we discuss what games we’ve been playing recently, before launching into our main topic: The Role of the GM.
I broke it down into 8 roles:
- Scenario designer
- Monster player (the evil wizard)
- Rules designer
- RL leader / skivvy
- Keeper of secrets
- World builder
We talked about a huge number of games this episode, here are the links:
Feb 24 2013
Rank #4: Ep 6 – Live Game Design
A Monopoly “variant”, from boardgamegeek.com
Our main topic this week is starting designing a game LIVE on air! We need YOU to help us, so make sure and let us know what you think of our design as it stands. Here are some things we talk about:
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Mar 10 2013
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Rank #5: Ep 4 – Advanced Heroquest – Advanced! The King of Tabletop RPGs Returns
Welcome to another episode of the Dicing with Design podcast, with Colin, Grant and Joe.
In this episode we start off with an update on our recent gaming, followed by our main topic: Heroquest!
We begin the discussion with a history of Games Workshop / MB Games’ classic Heroquest. That’s followed by GW’s own Advanced Heroquest and a comparison with other dungeonbash games. Then we explain our homebrew rules which we’ve been working on and playing with recently, before some in-depth examples of actual play.
We round off with news of exciting future topics on the show.
We love feedback, so please get in touch on Twitter: @grantsensei, @gamercolin and @joejprince, leave a comment on our website, www.thepodcasthost.com/dicingwithdesign or leave a positive review on itunes.
Enjoy your games!
Feb 04 2013
Rank #6: Episode 13 – Warhammer is broken and we’re going to fix it
0:02:00 Updates, Including:
Kromore 2145 Kickstarter,
XCOM: Enemy Unknown,
Space Hulk computer game,
Warhammer Fantasy Battles,
A Game of Thrones LCG,
0:15:45 Battle Brothers and Warhammer Tournaments – Our preparations for the upcoming tournament at Warhammer World and tournament design in general, including:
Warhammer Fantasy Battles,
0:49:20 Warhammer 9th edition and Wargame Design, including:
Warseer News and Rumours,
Warhammer Fantasy Battles,
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Sep 19 2013
Rank #7: Ep 9 – Character Design in Role Playing Games
0:11:50 Our favourite characters
0:43:20 Character creation systems
Another episode in quick succession! This time it’s all about characters. First of all we talk about our own favourite characters from games and fiction and what makes them so great. Then we move on to character creation systems, including Joe’s brand new hotness Eternal Contenders!
Apologies for the dip in audio quality in this episode, there were a couple of technical issues that were sorted for tomorrow’s (yes, that fast!) episode. Enjoy!
Things what we talked about today:
Enjoy your burrito, everyone.
Jul 03 2013
Rank #8: Episode 28 – Archipelago
00:00:00 Intro and Updates:
Warpack, Space Hulk, Warhammer 40K, Tsuro, Castle Ravenloft, Legend of Drizzt, Wrath of Ashardalon, Stag Quest, Dungeon Saga, In a Bind, Basius
Small World, Archipelago
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Oct 05 2014
Rank #9: Dungeon Saga Podcast 02 – Basic Components Overview
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Aug 05 2014
Rank #10: Ep 7 – Mobile Frame Zero and Big Rules vs Small Rules for Role Playing Games & Wargaming
In this episode Joe and Grant discuss their experiences at Conpulsion, followed by a review of the rules-light Lego-based minis game, Mobile Frame Zero (16:15). This leads onto a discussion of rules light vs. rules heavy games (38:20)
Leave us a comment to let us know what you think of the episode, hope you enjoy!
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Apr 23 2013
Rank #11: Ep 8 – Live Games Design Part 2
0:06:30 Main topic: designing the game
In this episode we continue to hammer out our live design of Cthulu’s Cosmic Kobold Commandos. We’re aiming for a light-hearted comedy game, so we spend some time discussing just what makes a comedy game. We’re still putting the game together, so if you have any ideas for the game we’d love to hear from you – get us on email@example.com, @grantsensei, @joejprince and @gamercolin.
I won’t lie, this episode won’t be for everyone as there’s a lot of brainstorming and hammering out of details. For those of you brave enough to come along, here’s a list of things we talked about today:
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Jun 29 2013
Rank #12: Dicing with Design 27 – GW Financial Report and Dungeons
In this episode we have a lot of industry news to talk about, with the recent release of GW’s annual financial report and rumours about the future of their products. Later we discuss developments in Joe’s Stag Quest, Joe’s dynamic dungeon game.
00:02:45 News and Rumours: Games Workshop, Warhammer, 40K, Dungeon Saga
01:01:57 What we’ve been playing: Warhammer, x-wing, insecurity, chess, Claymore wargames show, Blood bowl, The Last Valley, DreadBall, Command Horizon, Warhammer, Stag Quest
01:25:45 Good-bye and contact details
Aug 24 2014
Rank #13: Ep 3 – Player v Player in Role Playing Games & Board Games
In this episode Colin, Grant and Joe talk about the most recent session in their epic Rolemaster roleplaying campaign. This is followed by the main topic of PvP. We discuss, “What if” conflicts we play for fun, examples where PvP has arisen in our games, managing nonphysical conflicts between party members, traditional D&D PvP conflicts, deliberately designing PvP into games, PvP in digital games, balance between character classes and LARPing
We hope you enjoy the show. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any feedback – you can get us on Twitter: @gamercolin, @grantsensei and @joejprince or post a comment on our website, www.thepodcasthost.com/dicingwithdesign
Jan 28 2013
Rank #14: Ep 10 – Eternal Contenders Special: Release of a GMless Fantasy Role Playing Game
0:00:00 Competition Announcement
0:01:35 Introduction and updates
0:40:45 Eternal Contenders
Episode number 10 is here and Joe is giving us the inside scoop on his new game, Eternal Contenders. After our updates, Joe talks to us about the evolution of the award winning Contenders boxing game, through to its new incarnation about fantastic gladiatorial combat.
Don’t forget to put up a review on itunes then email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for your chance to win the ultimate Contenders package:
- Eternal Contenders by Prince of Darkness Games, published by Chronicle City
- The original Contenders by Prince of Darkness Games
- An official Contenders T-shirt (subject to availability)
Good luck, and enjoy your gaming!
Contenders at Prince of Darkness Games
Jul 04 2013
Rank #15: Ep 14 – Warhammer Battle Brothers: A Report from the Biggest Wargaming Tournament Around
This time round we discuss our experiences at the recent September 2013 Warhammer Battle Brothers at Warhammer World. We’d like to thank all of our opponents and the tournament organisers for giving us such an enjoyable weekend.
0:02:30 The day before – practice match and first impressions of Warhammer World
0:14:05 Tournament Day 1 and the Pub Quiz
0:38:45 Tournament Day 2 and results
Warhammer Fantasy Battles
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Oct 24 2013