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Whose Turn Is It Anyway?

Loaded Dice Gaming Group

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Whose Turn Is It Anyway is a board gaming podcast which invites you into our gaming group. With a rotating first player you can be sure we’re bringing you variety in everything tabletop and board gaming.
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LOADED DICE ROLLERS Season 3 - Includes Guest Stars: Peter Adkison owner of Gen Co and Founder of Wizards of the West Coast, The Show Offs star McClain Nelson, The CW's Adam Johnson, Pixel Dice creator and Fallout and Skyrim programer, Jean Simonet, Astral Table Top's Jon Irons, Comedian Traci Stumph, Voice Over talent K Beau Foster, Actor David Air, Actress Ginny Loveday and much much more! Season 3 is an all new take where 3 souls from season 1 are sent back to do it again from Pharasma an ...
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Mansions of Madness was one of the first games which brought Tambo into the tabletop hobby and the Whose Turners don their investigative gear and go exploring some mansions whilst trying to reduce the horror throughout the episode...we'll see if any of them make it through FIRST PLAYER: Tambo OTHER PLAYERS: Chris P, Becky & Kerley OVERVIEW In this …
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Convention season has started in 2024 with Full Board Gaming hosted at the TLH Leisure Resort in Torquay. Full Board Gaming is a residential convention where you can game and access the hotels fantastic facilities throughout the weekend, so the Whose Turners have a gaming mini break and you can hear JP & Becky's take on the weekend. THE PLAYERS: JP…
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It's Tambo's first ever time as first player and brings us all to the fireside to chat about family friendly gaming and what successes and failures we've had when introducing games to our loved ones. FIRST PLAYER: Tambo OTHER PLAYERS: JP, Rob & Dan OVERVIEW In this episode you'll learn: - all about the JP's first impressions of Imperium: Horizons d…
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The Whose Turners take a trip down memory lane and try to dig a little deeper into why we enjoy this hobby so much. Reminiscing about the 80's / 90's and our experiences of a variety of board games shaping the gamers we are today. FIRST PLAYER: Dan OTHER PLAYERS: JP & Becky OVERVIEW In this episode you'll learn: - that Dan has allowed the 'M' word …
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Becky takes the lead in interviewing our very special guests and what a way of kicking 2024 off with a bang...we have Mín & Elwen joining us in the studio who are the designers of the fantastic Lost Ruins of Arnak, published by Czech Games Edition. GUEST PLAYER: Mín & Elwen OTHER PLAYERS: Becky & JP OVERVIEW In this episode you'll learn: - what are…
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Happy new year everybody, we know that after a big night out and back to work you'll be hungry for some more bloopers. Well you are in luck as we've dug around the vaults of episodes 31-36 this time which features our old player Ian. Do you fancy listening to poorly sung Sting songs, Becky’s five guys and cheesy bangers and more about Kerley’s dino…
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Merry Christmas to all of our listeners new & old as we all gather for another "Quiz-mas" where we pull together another board game quiz for 2023. Will the Whose Turners get many right? Will they moan how hard the questions are? Will they have fun regardless? Come and get your pens and paper at the ready and join in. QUIZ TEAMS Too Many Boney-M's (…
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This week Dan leads the followers as the Whose Turners open the sacred texts of BoardGameGeek which is a fantastic & free resource for our hobby. The team discuss how they use BGG and their general feelings in and debate various aspects around it, with some slight tangents of course. FIRST PLAYER: Dan OTHER PLAYERS: Davey, Adrian & Kerley OVERVIEW …
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"Yo what is up" we have Mark Monk from NinjaGeekGames on the show this time after continuously bumping into each other at conventions. We've finally managed to grab a coffee, sit down to chat about games, games and even more games. GUEST PLAYER: Mark Monk (NinjaGeekGames) OTHER PLAYERS: JP & Davey OVERVIEW In this episode you'll learn: - that Mark …
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Our newest player Dan takes the first player token and pitches two main genres of games head to head, mano a mano, a death match to ultimately decide which one is better...i mean it's all subjective but listen anyway. FIRST PLAYER: Dan OTHER PLAYERS: Chris P, Rob & Tambo OVERVIEW In this episode you'll learn: - that Tambo has been keeping his backs…
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We've just attended one of our favourite conventions of the year, it's on our doorstep, it's organised by our friends over at Gaming Rules...it's of course GRIDCON. It returns in it's 4th iteration and Davey leads us through this expansion pack to cover what we've all been playing. Note: Adrian made a mistake on naming Andy when it was Alan on his …
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It's been a long while but we've rounded up the gang for another episode of Niche Number 1's. Your favourite questions on answering what your favourite game is in very extreme niche circumstances. FIRST PLAYER: JP OTHER PLAYERS: Adrian, Becky & Tambo OVERVIEW In this episode you'll learn: - all about Vladimir Suuchy's latest design in Adrian's late…
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It's time to put on our best behaviours as we review the top 50 rules of board game etiquette as defined by content creator Jon Purkis from Actualol and see how we fair against them. Which rules have you broken in your gaming group? FIRST PLAYER: JP OTHER PLAYERS: Davey, Rob & Kerley OVERVIEW In this episode you'll learn: - how you can support the …
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After our demo experience in Essen SPIEL this year Davey leads the discussion with Oliver Kiley the designer of the upcoming Pax Illuminaten game by Ion Game Design. Set in 1776 Bavaria you play as an Areopagus, a founding member of the Bavarian Illuminati to spread the forbidden enlightenment thinking into the highest reaches of the Holy Roman Emp…
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JP strikes back as "first player" whilst the Whose Turners walk into a cantina on an unknown planet, order some luminous blue milk and sit down to discuss board games set in the most popular sci-fi franchise on the planet.....Star Wars FIRST PLAYER: JP OTHER PLAYERS: Dan, Rob & Chris P OVERVIEW In this episode you'll learn: - how JP got on with Imp…
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The Vengabus was fuelled up to take the Whose Turners on a road trip to Essen for this years SPIEL 2023 and what a packed show it was. With so many memorable moments this expansion episode is our longest one yet with over 2.5 hours of hot game chat and gaming group moments to share with you all. "Danke fürs Zuhören" OUR PLAYERS - Becky, JP, Adrian,…
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Kerley ends his episode run by taking us back to the dawn of time where all we have is the knowledge to make fire, our wits and the urge to play civilization style board games. FIRST PLAYER: Kerley OTHER PLAYERS: JP, Davey & *NEW PLAYER* Dan OVERVIEW In this episode you'll learn: - that we have a new player Dan joining the Whose Turners - that JP i…
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In this expansion pack we go deeper underground to explore the mycelium network only to find a brand new board game called Mycelia, designed, developed and produced by Jack Neville from Split Stone Games. GUEST PLAYER: Jack Neville from Split Stone Games THE PLAYERS: JP & Kerley OVERVIEW In this episode you'll learn: - How Jack got into board gamin…
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Kerley keeps the competitive themes throughout his run with this episode focusing on one of his favourite style of games....the 1v1 games pitching players head to head. FIRST PLAYER: Kerley OTHER PLAYERS: JP, Tambo & Adrian OVERVIEW In this episode you'll learn: - about Star-Lords helmet...it's not as bad as it sounds - how the Century game series …
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We're back again from the archives of episodes 25 - 30 and including some behind the scenes laughs with Kris on the Board Game Battleground episode before he sadly passed away this year. We'll keep churning these out as we continue to make mistakes...which is every episode. THE PLAYERS: All of us LINKS REFERENCED IN THE SHOW N/A EPISODE CHAPTERS N/…
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Kerley takes the first player throne for his first time and rounds everyone into the ring to talk about the super middle-weight division of board gaming....the mid-weight game FIRST PLAYER: Kerley OTHER PLAYERS: JP, Tambo & Becky OVERVIEW In this episode you'll learn: - how the team are excited that Kerley has taken the first player token - JP give…
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Becky winds down her run of episodes to talk about her favourite game, the game that changed everything, the game that's all about that red planet in our solar system...no not the one by Vital Lacerda the other one...Terraforming Mars. FIRST PLAYER: Becky OTHER PLAYERS: JP, Davey & Kerley OVERVIEW In this episode you'll learn: - Kerley has had a ch…
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Becky asks an all important question in the board gaming hobby which is "can your board gaming collection be too big?". Is there a limit, what are the factors that determine whether the collection is too much or too little. Join the Whose Turners for a good chat through all things collections FIRST PLAYER: Becky OTHER PLAYERS: JP & Adrian OVERVIEW …
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In this expansion pack episode all of the Whose Turners attend The 24 Hour Board Game Marathon in Ilminster, Somerset to see how long they can last gaming 24 hours straight from 9am Saturday to 9am Sunday. THE PLAYERS: All of us OVERVIEW In this episode you'll learn: - how our first ever LIVE episode went on the live stream - that Dan Apsey not onl…
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The first player crown has been passed to Becky who is pleased to be back for some more gaming chat. This time we talk about those gems in the gaming calendar where we organise all day gaming sessions, the promises, the pitfalls, the plans and the free for alls, we all love a gaming day. FIRST PLAYER: Becky OTHER PLAYERS: Kerley & JP OVERVIEW In th…
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As Adrian prepares to hand over "First Player" to Becky he brings forward a topic of worker placement mechanics and how games have evolved upon that core concept since they became so popular. FIRST PLAYER: Adrian OTHER PLAYERS: JP & Davey OVERVIEW In this episode you'll learn: - JP's first impressions of the new Mindclash big box game "Voidfall" - …
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It's the episode that no one has asked for and it's back for it's forth volume where we take clips from episodes 19 - 24 with more cock-up's, silly moments and general nonsense. THE PLAYERS: All of us LINKS REFERENCED IN THE SHOW N/A EPISODE CHAPTERS N/A Support the show SUPPORTING THE SHOW - Support us on Ko-Fi ENGAGING WITH THE SHOW We want your …
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You've heard of the film "Gone in 60 Seconds" right? Well this episode is nothing like that, but we do concentrate on games that play under 60 minutes. Adrian continues as our first player to talk about those little gems in our collections and why every gamer should have them. FIRST PLAYER: Adrian OTHER PLAYERS: Becky & Ian OVERVIEW In this episode…
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Board games aren't just a form or entertainment, they can really develop your real world skills and the Whose Turners come together to chat through which skills they've learnt and put into practice in this 3D world we call life. FIRST PLAYER: Adrian OTHER PLAYERS: Becky, Davey & JP OVERVIEW In this episode you'll learn: - The aftermath of the "Rumr…
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We're back from our exploits at the UK Games Expo 2023 with another expansion pack episode covering ALL the games (well most of them). Don't let the croaky voices and tiredness fool you, we had the best time ever with most of the podcast team covering the event. OUR PLAYERS - Becky, JP, Adrian, Kerley & Tambo OVERVIEW In this episode you'll learn: …
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Adrian takes to the mic again "like a vandal" as he channels his inner Vanilla Ice in an episode focused all about those clicky clacky chance cubes in Dice Dice Baby. FIRST PLAYER: Adrian OTHER PLAYERS: JP, Chris & Tambo OVERVIEW In this episode you'll learn: - That JP literally retcons his own Agricola explanation in Episode 27 and goes into more …
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In this expansion pack we're joined by Joe "Fritz" Paull the designer of Prestige: A City Building Game UPDATE: Prestige is no longer supported by Oak Lounge Games as of 25th May 2023 and Fritz now has found a new publisher so you can support the campaign in 2024 - check out the link below. https://www.backerkit.com/call_to_action/530bc777-f673-4c9…
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---AUDIO DISCLAIMER--- Apologies for the audio quality not being as up to scratch on this episode, we've cleaned it up as much as possible. Prepare for Dr Davey to enter the house as he and the team personifies board games to understand which ones would fair in a variety of situations. Are you confused? Don't worry everyone else was. FIRST PLAYER: …
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We take a bit of a departure from our non serious episodes of late and we focus on the Uwe Rosenberg games that we've played along with our thoughts and why some of those games end up becoming staples within collections and the hobby in general FIRST PLAYER: Davey OTHER PLAYERS: Becky & JP OVERVIEW In this episode you'll learn: - How the team are d…
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We keep making episodes and we keep messing them up, so this can only mean we've lined up in our 3rd round of bloopers from episodes 13 - 18, including laughing fits and GRIMCON...apparently THE PLAYERS: All of us OVERVIEW In this episode you'll learn...nothing, seriously you should probably skip this and move onto the next main episode LINKS REFER…
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THIS EPISODE WAS RECORDED BEFORE OUR RECENT BEREAVEMENT NEWS Davey's tyrannical reign continues and introduces a light hearted episode of "Would you rather" but centred around our hobby, gaming and all sorts of nonsense. Thanks to lots of people around the community for sending in these tough questions, it was a blast. FIRST PLAYER: Davey OTHER PLA…
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THIS EPISODE IS DEDICATED TO OUR FELLOW PLAYER, BROTHER AND DEAR FRIEND KRIS WHO WAS TAKEN FROM US SO SHOCKINGLY. REST IN PEACE, YOU WILL BE MISSED...WHILST WE'RE NOT IN A CELEBRATORY MOOD AT THE MOMENT WE FELT IN IMPORTANT TO SHARE KRIS' LAST RECORDING WITH THE TEAM. We've got the candles, the cake is prepared and it's time to celebrate that the p…
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Davey steps up to the plate and takes the first player crown once more and decides to have a bit of fun with another round of Niche Number 1's, more favourite games based on weird and unique circumstances. FIRST PLAYER: Davey OTHER PLAYERS: Becky, JP & Kerley OVERVIEW In this episode you'll learn: - About the groups experiences at the first Devon B…
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In this special expansion pack episode we're joined by Matt Prowse the director of Full Board Gaming who specialise in creating gaming conventions and holidays to chat through what it's like setting up your own gaming convention GUEST PLAYER: Matt Prowse from Full Board Gaming THE PLAYERS: JP & Adrian OVERVIEW In this episode you will learn: - Who …
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In JP's last run of episodes as first player he gets to chat about expansion theory, not the ever increasing debate about our expansion of the universe but the other main one which is expansions to base board games. FIRST PLAYER: JP OTHER PLAYERS: Tambo, Becky & Adrian OVERVIEW It's JP's last episode of his run before handing the first player token…
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Recently a few members of the group have funded a voyage into the Lacerdaverse by getting into the heavy games designed by renowned board game designer "Vital Lacerda" and in this episode we share our entry level experiences. FIRST PLAYER: JP OTHER PLAYERS: Adrian & Davey OVERVIEW After the groups last outing in "Great Hexpectations" sharing all of…
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Another expansion pack is upon us and this time JP & Davey grab their cups of tea and sit down with Brendan McCaskell from Open Owl Studios (formally OOMM Games) to talk all about his entry into the industry, how he got started with game design and a chat about their upcoming crowdfund project Stonesaga, a stoneage survival, crafting & exploration …
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Have you ever had a gaming moment where it just didn't work, a game you were excited for but fell flat or a game you still love but others just don't like it? We open up our unique board game therapy session to talk through just that. FIRST PLAYER: JP OTHER PLAYERS: Davey, Becky & Kerley OVERVIEW In this weeks episode, JP is getting more comfortabl…
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As Rob vacates the first player throne JP returns to familiar ground and brings us all into the dystopian future of Netrunner, an asymmetrical card game where a runner (hacker) attempts to hack a shady corporation in order to prevent them scoring their nefarious agendas. FIRST PLAYER: JP OTHER PLAYERS: Ian & Kerley OVERVIEW In this weeks episode, J…
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You thought Christmas was over but the Whose Turn players have dug into the archives across episodes 7 - 12 and produced another volume of "Can I Get A Rewind" for your listening pleasure. As always it's a load of nonsense...enjoy. THE PLAYERS: Adrian, JP, Kerley, Rob, Becky, Davey, Tambo, Chris OVERVIEW In this Expansion Pack episode we've collate…
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Rob steps off the iron "first player" throne and explores the world of dexterity games within the hobby and why they are just so accessible for gamers. FIRST PLAYER: Rob OTHER PLAYERS: Ian, Kris & JP OVERVIEW In this weeks episode, Rob steps down as first player in his final run to talk all about dexterity games and why they are so accessible for e…
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IT'S CHRISTMASSSSSSSSS!!! We're so happy to bring you our first Christmas Special ever and although Christmas has been and gone, quiz-mas is here to stay. The players unite to put on a festive board game quiz so play along and see how well you do SANTA'S ELVES: JP, Kerley, Becky, Ian & Davey OVERVIEW In this Expansion Pack episode Santa's elves are…
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---AUDIO DISCLAIMER--- Apologies for the audio quality not being as up to scratch on this episode, we've cleaned it up as much as possible. As Rob continues he swears he's not being first player again but still comes back for more, however he brings us a discussion into LCG's (Living Card Games), what they are and what the group enjoys. FIRST PLAYE…
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We've got another guest on the show and this time it's the designer of Zuuli, Chris Priscott from Unfringed. Chris joins us to chat through the genesis of Zuuli and also game design in general. GUEST PLAYER: Chris Priscott from Unfringed.co THE PLAYERS: JP & Becky OVERVIEW In this Expansion Pack episode JP & Becky meet Chris Priscott the designer o…
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As Rob warms up as first player we bring you back another round of Niche Number 1's and we've got a brand new set of obscure and thinky questions. FIRST PLAYER: Rob OTHER PLAYERS: Becky, Kerley & Adrian OVERVIEW In this weeks episode, Rob continues the torch of Niche Number 1's which we started all those episodes ago and poses a brand new set of qu…
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