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The Dice Tower
The Dice Tower is an Internet podcast about tabletop games. Your hosts for the show are Tom Vasel, noted game reviewer, and Eric Summerer. In the show, Tom and Eric talk about boardgames, card games, wargames, miniatures, and the people who play them. New to the Dice Tower? Then listen to: Episode 0: Introduction & Top 15 Games a New Gamer Should Buy Note: The Dice Tower episodes are provided as a service to the community and although they are entirely family friendly, is no ...
One Shot
One Shot is a podcast about role playing games. Every month, host and Game Master James D'Amato leads a group of players on a self-contained adventure. Every adventure will be wrapped up in 4-5 episodes in time for a new story, in a new system, with new players the following month. One Shot will explore ever RP system possible to give listeners a sampling of the possibilities in the wide wild of role playing.
Shut Up & Sit Down
Podcast by Shut Up & Sit Down
Five old friends of more than 20 years come together to produce a high quality, bi-weekly podcast about tabletop gaming of all kinds: board games, card games, miniatures, role-playing games and much more. In each episode you can expect board game reviews, gaming industry news and round-table discussions. The Founders, Jamie, Tony, Chris, Steve and Brian, each have varying tastes in gaming to provide a variety of viewpoints. Since 2011, over 100 full length episodes and now more with our new ...
GWJ RPGs is an ongoing collaborative story telling RPG series run and played by various members of Gamers With Jobs.
In the spirit of old-school tabletop role-playing games, a collection of five super-nerds engage in an Actual Play podcast of Paizo's Giantslayer Adventure Path. Using the rules of the Pathfinder RPG system, the Glass Cannon interweaves immersive storytelling with irreverent, improvised humor to deliver the experience of what it's really like to sit around a table rolling dice and ball-busting with your best buds.The Glass Cannon Podcast is an officially licensed podcast of Paizo, Inc.
Welcome to Ludology, an analytical discussion of the how’s and why’s of the world of board games. Rather than news and reviews, Ludology explores a variety of topics about games from a wider lens, as well as discuss game history, game design and game players. Ludology is made possible by the support and donations of listeners like you. We encourage you to visit us at our guild on Boardgamegeek to get involved in a continuing discussion of our topics. Ludology is part of The Dice Tower Networ ...
Campaign Podcast
The CAMPAIGN podcast is an actual play podcast where a small, consistent group of Chicago nerds get together to record role-playing games. It is hosted by Kat Kuhl. CAMPAIGN focuses on long-form or “campaign” gaming. By this, we mean that each week, Kat leads a team of improvisers (James D’Amato, John Patrick Coan, and Johnny O’Mara) through a continuous story that could take months or even years to complete. CAMPAIGN is currently set in the Star Wars universe, and uses the Edge of the Empir ...
Cthulhu & Friends
Cthulhu & Friends is a podcast! We play the Call of Cthulhu tabletop roleplaying game using a modified version of the d20 system. Listen as we fight unimaginable beasties and try to maintain our very sanity! Featuring superior role-playing and high production values, we turn actual play into a radio drama experience. For the most optimized listening experience, we suggest you start at Season 4 Episode 1, and then when you've reached the end, go back and take it from Season 1 Episode 1.
Join the various GeeklyInc podcast hosts as we play whatever games we feel like! This podcast will feature all sorts of table top roleplaying games including Dungeons and Dragons, Gamma World, Shadowrun and more. Check out our current running series The Darkblades.
On Board Games
A show about board and card games. The guys of On Board Games discuss games from the viewpoints of new and expert players, reviewers, and people from the industry, to allow listeners insight into the gaming hobby so they can enjoy games more thoroughly.
An irreverent look at tabletop roleplaying games and a little bit more.
A weekly round table discussion about the table-top RPG hobby.
Topical, controversial, and (hopefully) entertaining conversation about miniature war games, board games, and other topics near and dear to gamer's hearts.
The Mana Pool
Join Brian, Mike, Dirk and Chewie as they discuss all things Magic: The Gathering. Since there are plenty of tournament and strategy podcasts out there, we've decided to focus on the fun of the game in all its many forms, from Prereleases to multiplayer free-for-alls to whatever else we can come up with. Give us a listen!
Game Master’s Journey is a discussion podcast for GMs and players of tabletop RPGs hosted by Lex Starwalker. The show explores strategies players and GMs can use to enhance the gaming experience for everyone at the table. Lex often uses Dungeons & Dragons as an example, but many of the topics are relevant to all RPGs. Lex also discusses the creation of his homebrew D&D setting, Primordia, providing a valuable worldbuilding resource for GMs creating their own setting.
Low Player Count
Low Player Count is a bi-weekly podcast devoted to thinking about, sometimes reviewing, but mostly discussing solo and two player boardgames and their place in the current board gaming culture. Instead of just doing reviews, we aim to dissect the larger boardgames industry through our discussions of one and two-player games, occasionally focusing on a specific game. We are three guys with a wide range of gaming interests and tastes, but all have an affinity for solo and two-player boardgames.
The Long View
Board Game Podcast
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The State of Games
A board game podcast that tackles the industry from both inside and out! The State of Games is hosted by Chris Kirkman, the head of publishing house Dice Hate Me Studio and co-owner of Greater Than Games, and features regular co-hosts Darrell Louder, resident grump and designer of Compounded, Bottom of the 9th, and Fate of the Elder Gods, and TC Petty III, gaming hipster and designer of VivaJava and VivaJava Dice, Xenon Profiteer, and Spires. Presented by the website - the ...
We are a podcast About Board games, Card games, & any other form of tabletop gaming! Join Roy, Matt, And Robert On our amazing podcasting adventure with tons of table top gaming! each week will will tackle another gaming topic and talk about game we are currently streaming and playing! we stream the podcast live on Tuesdays at 9pm EST and we play live board games on fridays 6-10pm EST check us out on twitter and instagram @epicgamingnight
The DM’s Deep Dive with Mike Shea is your monthly master class in dungeon mastering from veteran game designer and DM, Mike Shea of Sly Flourish. Each episode, Mike and a guest DM expert take a single topic of interest to dungeon masters and dig deep, covering lost nuances and digging for hidden gems we might all have missed.
Nels and Jesse talk about the card game Netrunner and its strategy, design and everything else fascinating about it.
1 Player Podcast
A podcast dedicated to solitaire board gaming.
This is a podcast about roleplaying games, board games, and the Jewish demon queen, Agrat bat Mahlat, Terrible Be Her Name.
Game Master’s Journey is a discussion podcast for GMs and players of tabletop RPGs hosted by Lex Starwalker. The show explores strategies players and GMs can use to enhance the gaming experience for everyone at the table. Lex often uses Dungeons & Dragons as an example, but many of the topics are relevant to all RPGs. Lex also discusses the creation of his homebrew D&D setting, Primordia, providing a valuable worldbuilding resource for GMs creating their own setting.
A podcast dedicated to the table-top game Blood Bowl, that focuses on flavor, history and fluff of the game. We also talk about local tournaments, running a house league, and house rules. Sit back and enjoy as Steve and Scott bring you the world’s #1 Blood Bowl podcast…
A group of friends get together to have fun and play a tabletop rpg game. Action adventure and hilarity ensue.
Boardgames To Go
Mark Johnson's occasional & opinionated podcast about family strategy boardgames
Dice Heroes
A podcast following the sessions of a group of Australian gamers as they try different table top role playing game systems and adventure through fantastic worlds. Actual play sessions of games run on a weekly basis, tune in to join the fun.
Board Games Weekly
Get the most out of your tabletop gaming experience. We share reviews, news, experiences, insights and all the fun we have at the table.
Out of Game
Out of Game is a monthly podcast about tabletop gaming, focused on unique discussion topics related to board games, card games, RPG’s, gamers, and gamer culture.
I've Been Diced!
A podcast and blog about boardgames
We are a website dedicated to gaming across all forums with a focus on tabletop.
Inspiring the family through tabletop gaming.
Dead Games Society
The Dead Games Society is an eclectic group of RPG enthusiasts who enjoy playing and promoting games and game editions no longer in print. We are also collectors of unusual, and oftentimes rare, RPGs, supplements, and board games. And please note that when we say “dead games”, we say it with love!
The Five By
Five Contributors, Five Reviews, Five Minutes Each.Bringing you a bi-weekly dose of rapid-fire board game reviews. Every other Wednesday our five contributors will talk about a game on their radar that week. The Five By is part of the Inside Voices Network.Find out more at
2 GMs, 1 Mic is a gaming podcast where we discuss and explore the intricate and dynamic nature of table top roleplaying, game mastering and role-playing in general.
If you like tabletop games and you're looking for an in-depth review of the latest and greatest offerings, you'll love the Dice Section. We spend a whole month playing a single game over and over again, more than is probably healthy, and then record our thoughts on how it held up. It's not a shallow overview... it's a deep and gory Dice Section.
Munchkin Land
An in-depth look at the Steve Jackson Games card game.
Video games, traditional and tabletop games, anime, movies, tv shows, and all that other stuff that falls in the realms of general geek-dom and nerd culture. Some people love this stuff so much they try to call it a "lifestyle" all of its own. We don't. We're a handful of misanthropic nerds/geeks/what have you, who love these things as much as we're sick of them all. We're here to bitch, moan, rant, and generally tell you why we love to hate everything you love, and have a good time doing it ...
A podcast show about tabletop gaming in its various and varied forms
Never Stop Gaming - Board Games, Card Games, and Roleplaying Games
Discussing table-top and related gaming and the Irish gaming scene so you don't have to.
Indie game publishers talk about designing, publishing, and selling role-playing games
This Board Game Life Podcast
The podcast of tabletop RPG fans across the Channel, the Pond and beyond.
For the board game curious. Two games go head-to-head each week in a bite-sized discussion. Great for dipping your toe into varied world of board games. (Produced by Best Play)
UnderDiscussion is a fortnightly roundtable podcast about Tabletop games and the related geekery. For eight years we've been covering the tabletop hobby, movies, Gen Con, and all sorts of nerd stuff!
Thirtyish Gamers
Three gamers around the age of thirty sit down to talk about gaming in all its forms. Console and PC games, RGP, tabletop, and even board games.
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Mike Shea - aka Sly Flourish - meets with Lysa Chen to discuss the Adventurer's League, the official organized play campaign for Dungeons & Dragons!
This week's hosts: Liam, Shiv, Shane, and Ian This week, the party kick off their Gaelcon 30 preview. Show notes: 00:30 - Gaelcon 30 01:00 - Prebooking available online 03:30 - Horus Heresy 04:40 - Watch out for the Dublin City Marathon 05:45 - A Guild Ball Season 4 launch has also added since recording 06:07 - Magic Sealed Draft 07:15 - Pokemo ...…
The crew negotiates with Sonja. They have to smooth over the captain's romantic transgressions and secure work for themselves all without letting everyone know he's dead. What they don't know is that working with Sonja might get them killed too.By (James D'Amato).
Meet the crew of The Uhuru, a Sky Ship under the banner of the notorious captain Orimar Vale! His name is feared by Red Feather captains and privateers alike. However, Jonnit Kessler, Travis Matagot, Dref Wormwood, and Gable share a secret about him that no one else knows...By (James D'Amato).
It's Halloween time and the founders celebrate by talking about a ton of spooky board game! Then they feature the grim themed Eschaton from Archon Games and look back at the creepy adventure Folklore the Affliction from Greenbrier Games. After Tony T scares the wits out of you with his dreaded new segment and the ghoulish gang quacks in the bac ...…
Lovecraft aficionados Carissa and TC Reid share their love of the occult in The Arkham Horror Card Game. Joe is certain to go insane! And that's half the fun! Thanks to our sponsor for their continued support of the show. Go and check out how Elaine and Carmen are bringing the world of board games to youl! Thanks as well to ...…
In this episode, all four hosts show up and talk about one of the biggest gaming events of the year! First, we talk about last year's show, and where we are on our anticipated games from last year. We also talk about things we learned about the Spiele convention, and what we plan to do this year. Finally, we each present our top ten anticipated ...…
In this episode Chris, Darrell, and TC decide to break down a couple of nuggets of wisdom from the good Dr. Reiner Knizia about American vs. German game consumerism and the genesis of game design in regards to what first sparks the flame: theme or mechanics. All this, plus CMON’s business practices, Camp Launius, whether Arkham Horror 3.0 shoul ...…
* (0:22) The trailer for Bumblebee. * (4:09) The two extremes of product placement. * (8:21) Resizing a robot. Or not. * (12:07) The evolution of an idea when someone can tell you, “No.” * (17:34) Nostalgia in the hands of the wrong person. * (22:17) Nostalgia versus new creations. * (26:07) The sliding window of looking back. * (34:07) The Ale ...…
With the camp disbanded, the heroes must rest up and rearm themselves before entering the ominous door built directly into the mountain. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!…
Both Down Episode 85 – Remind Me – The Worlds #1 Podcast just keeps on trucking! We have a wonderful episode for you today. We talk all about all the new Blood Bowl product that is being released. Then we cover some fluff from Blood Bowl books of past and talk some World’s Edge Super League. We gab about the upcoming Nuffleween event hosted by ...…
In this episode, Isaac and Kathleen talk with John Brieger about game development, especially in regards to an IP. (1:10:22) Next, Isaac and Kathleen do a review-a-palooza covering: Blue Lagoon Villainous Beasts of Balance Root Rising Sun Century: Eastern Wonders The Mind Tower of Madness Inverse Genius: On Board G ...…
Valos (Shadow Raven) - JohnDecurro Laren - JohnMilo Sonder - TrevorGM – JesseCombat continues with out desperate band eventually winning the day. The man in the bird mask literally turns into a flock of birds before disappearing. Unfortunately, during the scrum Decurro misjudges his phase disruptor and put a huge hole in the ship causing it to ...…
Mr. Bailey shows the kids Mad Science.By (James D'Amato).
In this episode, Donny and Travis talk about their most anticipated Essen releases. They finally give away Wendake and begin their plans for BGG.con! Times:00:41 - Intro06:47 - Patreon Stuff07:35 - Essen Preview75:00 - GameSurplus.com81:05 - Wendake Giveaway & BGGcon Travis’ List Donny’s List Check us out online here: Twitter | Online | Email | ...…
hjrp2220In this Episode:Jason asks about GM PCs, NPC party members and has a brief confessionTom from Oklahoma writes in about pacifists and modules.Harold from St. Louis asks about effects that “lock down” PCs.
In this classic GameTek, Geoff dives into the details of the AI that defeated the top poker players on the planet.
In this episode, Travis sits down with Matthias Nagy of Frosted Games to discuss the newest game by Uwe Rosenberg, Reykholt, and other upcoming releases. Check us out online here:Twitter | Online | Email | BGG Guild | Slack | iTunes | Stitcher | Punchboard Media | Patreon Sponsored by Game Surplus Music: Ray Gun - FasterFasterBrighter (Blue Dot ...…
The group puts a ridiculous but also very effective plan into motion against a tribe of kobolds before continuing their search of the shrines of Omu. Are they following the lead they need to find the Soulmonger or are they following a red herring? Starring Ronnie "Verge" Whitmire(Daddy Master), Mike Robertson(Callum), Brandt Wetzel(Sigil), Robe ...…
Ep. 174: Innovation in Gaming! What we have been playing! (Roy) Mansions of Madness, Splattershot (Rob) HABA Games (Matt) Nope Topic: Innovation in gaming What are some innovative games? T.I.M.E Stories Risk Legacy Junk Art Captain Sonar One Night Ultimate Werewolf Dead of Winter Dominion Betrayal How do you feel about innovation in gaming? Wha ...…
We continue to fight and well, these pirates are a little strange!!! This is a 5e Dungeons & Dragons adventure set in Northwestern Drunkeros and DMed by Tim Lanning. This is all possible due to the wonderful folks who support our Patreon. Thank you! This week we are joined by Matthew Morris (@matthewmmorris), Courtney Spurlin (@C_A_Spurlin), an ...…
In Episode 20 the Lords take a couple of questions from the listeners and discuses out thoughts and opinions on DnD Beyond after using it for 6 months. Then we talk about our favorite monsters to go up against and ones Bender and Jamie like to pit against their players. Then we discuss some of the issues with players getting to high levels and ...…
Hello and welcome to The Five By. Your favorite source of rapid-fire board game reviews. 00:00 Mike - Introduction 00:32 Mason - Panic Mansion (Shaky Manor) 05:37 Ruth - The Little Prince: Make Me a Planet 10:45 Mike - Sushi Go! 15:46 Ruel - Tokaido 21:14 Meeple Lady - Sentient 26:32 Sarah - Outro 26:53 Network Bumper Inside Voices Network…
This week's hosts: Seán, Shane, and Ian This week, the party talk about why rpgs are bad? 00:43 - Why are RPGs so bad? 00:55 - Stealing a run on Eoin's ideas while he's not here. 01:29 - Kick the ball rolling? 02:02 - Gaelcon, it's coming up. 03:34 - Shane's plug for The System Mastery Podcast - https://systemmasterypodcast. ...…
Fin(dar)By (James D'Amato).
Dear MynockBy (James D'Amato).
In this episode, we review Dice Settlers, Treasure Island, Echidna Shuffle, Camel Up, Get the MacGuffin, and Star Trek Fluxx. Geoff talks about Battle Royale, we answer questions about reviewing and designers vs developers, and then we end the show talking about our favorite convention experiences over the last 15 years.…
As the giant camp at Skirgaard begins to fall apart at the seams, the heroes must look to the future while haunted by the past. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!…
We're back for another round of Munchkin Starfinder from Steve Jackson Games. Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at It will help ensure Munchkin Land continues far into the future! Contact us at Munchkin Starfinder Munchkin Starfinde ...…
In this episode, Don, Bruce, and Kathleen talk about games they played recently including: Quinto Stockpile the app Whitebox Ganz Shon Clever Dungeon Architect: Build a Dungeon in a Day Tower of Madness Nut So Fast (44:30) Next, the trio read and answer (with differing degrees of success) questions sent into us. Inverse Genius: http://www.inver ...…
Jack Crandall – BrettRandy Anders – KurtErin Shaughnessy – JohnGM – NeilThe time for dealing with the clootie is neigh. Erin and Randy pick up some last minute supplies and then check all the equipment. They run through the plan for about an hour trying to get their timing down and make sure things are going to work as they expect. The rest of ...…
Chris discusses what makes a good investigator in Mansions of Madness, and which ones he thinks are the strongest.
hjrp2219Your Hosts: Stu, Aabria, Jim, TappyIn this Episode: Sean from NJ writes in about sandboxes. Drayle88 sends us a rebuttal about 2-player DnD campaigns. Tadd in Kansas asks about convention game sequels.
Only fools worship dead gods.By (James D'Amato).
Mr. Bailey guides the kids through his infamous bottle rocket experiment and finds that there are a few students who need some extra credit. While they prepare to make learning fun on Mad Science everyone experiences something a little bit spooky. Buy The Ultimate RPG Character Backstory Guide!By (James D'Amato).
It's Prerelease time! So of course, the dorks take the handy dandy digital recorder to Lucky's for what will be the final Prerelease there before it closes up (again). We'll check in before the event starts and between each round to let you know how the format looks, what cards are working or not working for us, things like that. You know the d ...…
Game Round Up 00:00:55 - Cthulhu Dark: Pizza Time! 00:11:45 - Monsterhearts 2: Once Again, We Return 00:35:39 - Scum & Villainy Looking ahead to October 00:48:36 - Gaunt Marches Campaign 00:50:13 - Masks: The Anime and Girl Underground 00:52:16 - Changeling: The Lost PbtA and Promethean: The Created Giving Me Life 00:55:40 - Dragon Quest XI 00: ...…
Gil and Geoff discuss hard incentives vs soft incentives. What makes people want to play a game? What makes them have fun? What makes them want to play again? Duration: 56:12't forget to check out our sponsors: Use Code Legends10 to get 10% off your order…
The party continues their search of Omu after their run in with the King of Feathers. With a lead pointing toward the importance of the cube keys, will they have enough energy in the tank to handle the challenges the next shrine has to offer? Starring Ronnie "Verge" Whitmire(Big Boss Dungeoneer), Mike Robertson(Callum), Jeffrey Nye(Alon), Brand ...…
* (0:28) Dan was a guest on Gaming with Gage. You can find the episode here. * (1:22) Explaining game explainers. An example from a Dresden game. * (10:24) Describing options and risks without dictating an action. Helping the player achieve what they want. * (14:09) Teaching concepts. Don’t play the character for them or give instruction withou ...…
This week's hosts: Liam, Shane, and Ian This week, the party take a look at Azul. Special Guest Ciara from Decking Awesome Games. Dice Summoners Kickstarter - 00:32 - Azul - 00:50 - Spiel des Jahres - ...…
The Dice Section crew hit up their friendly local game store, Atomic Empire, for the Guilds of Ravnica prerelease event. Is now a good time for board gamers to get into Magic: The Gathering? Was Dave undefeated during the sealed deck tournament, or... was that Michael? And what the hell is a mana curve anyway? All of these answers and more in t ...…
Hey Now! Today the gang talks about Village Attacks, Everdell, Dwar7s Winter, Coimbra, The Island of El Dorado, Festival of 1000 cats, Blood Rage and Court of Medici. Then the gang reviews Too Many Bones from Chip Theory Games and Looks back at Viral from Arcane Wonders. And of course Tony T goes bananas with all the news coming from around the ...…
Of diplomacy and goop.By (James D'Amato).
The boys fight the final boss.By (James D'Amato).
David Taranto stars in this episode of the Long View about the beloved euro/battler hybrid by Stonemaier Games! Go out to the agrarian landscape and harvest crops alongside hulking mechs! Thanks to our sponsor for their continued support of the show. Go and check out how Elaine and Carmen are bringing the world of board game ...…
In this show, Mandi recaps some conventions she's been to, and we talk about Paleolithic, Roll Player, Gizmos, War Chest, Loot, Lost Cities, and 6 Nimmt. We also answer some questions, do our "One and Done" segment and of course, talk about two truths and a lie!
A daring chase across the camp leaves the heroes face to face with a burning colossus! As their leader burns alive inside the creature, will all their efforts to sabotage the giants come crashing down around them?! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: You can help us unlock goals for the futu ...…
In this episode, Isaac and Adrienne talk about games they hope to play soon, including: Root Founders of Gloomhaven Nyctophobia Bargain Quest, the Black Market Expansion (26:26) Next, the duo talk about game that when they play them, remind them of other games. (1:15:17) Lastly, Brian Counter is back with a look at the game Mord Il Arosa Invers ...…
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