Episode 178

With an unfortunate audio glitch, this episode is a little shorter than most! Feel free to click on the links below that we had to cut out of the episode. Just pretend we were talking the whole time!

Fortnight in Nerddom

Gaming News:

Kenna’s Hot Tips:

DMs Guild Masterpiece
Theme Song by Michael Iachini of @ClayCrucible Games

Kickstarters: 

Pickstarters: [K] Kenna & {R} Rich

Questions:

  • No Beard the Pirate: How do you feel about upgrading components in board games? i.e. Organizer inserts, upgraded meeple/bits, coins ect?
  • Brion: What’s the most underrated RPG setting/system in your opinions?

Episode 172

This episode we wrap two RPGs we’ve been playing in, look forward to Ravenloft and marvel at the ongoing developments in DMs Guild. We also are looking forward to several board game Kickstarters and catch up with how a few kickstarters are finding mainstream publishing! So much to cover!

Fortnight in Nerddom, Two Sennights in Sorcery:

Gaming News:

DMs Guild Masterpieces:

Kickstarters:

Pickstarters: [K] Kenna & {R} Rich

Questions:

Episode 171

This episode, Rich plays games about beautiful trees while I gain victory points through utter draconic destruction! We’ve also got all the latest in news and kickstarters – coming up!

Fortnight in Nerddom, Two Sennights in Sorcery

Gaming News:

DM’s Guild THING OF THE EPISODE

Kickstarters:

Pickstarters: [K] Kenna & {R} Rich

Episode 162

Rich and I have been gaming up a storm, thanks to Jonathan H. Lui of GeekDad.com! We got to try several kickstarter games that aren’t out yet and some new games that are freshly out. As always we also have plenty of tabletop news, kickstarter reviews and listener questions – so let’s jump into it!

Fortnight in Nerddom, Two Sennights in Sorcery

Tabletop News:

Kickstarters: Pickstarter Picks: [K] & {R}

Questions:

  • BoardGamingTables.comWhich is a better game night? Getting to play several 30-60 minute games or paying one 3+ hour game
  • Ryan: If you weren’t lucky enough to catch Rich’s rad panel at PAXDev or RCCC, what books does {R} recommend for game/conflict theory?
  • Michael Iachini: Do you prefer Codenames with 4 players (1 guesser per team) or big groups (multiple guessers)?
  • Jesse Ferguson: What are your favorite two-player dueling games? [K] mentioned one last week as her favorite KS game, but other than that one?
  • Alphastream: Best RPG edge-of-your-seat moment… and how did the DM or adventure make it so exciting?

 

Episode 161

We have been RPGing up a storm! D&D! Pathfinder! Phoenix! We never stop! Except for when we get our hands on some fun new board games! Some BIG tabletop news to cover this week. Along with some kickstarters we are in <3 with!

Don’t forget to hit that Pickstarter poll! We want to see what your favorites are!

Fortnight in Nerddom, Two SennNights in Sorcery

Tabletop News:

Kickstarters: Pickstarter Picks: [K] Kenna & {R} Richard

Questions:

  • NoBeardPirate: Do you support buying games in retail locations as opposed to online markets such as Amazon? Sometimes the savings are too good.
  • NoBeardPirate: what is your favorite Kickstarter board game you have backed?
  • ftcup: Paizo releases a lot of content, and we all assume {R} is up on all of them. What are you looking forward to most?
  • TheDapperDM: What’s your favorite board game to play outside? Assume we’re talking about Portland, so covered, but no protection from “breezes”
  • Alphastream: If you could go to one bar from any movie or tv show, which would it be?

 

Episode 159

Hello Faithful Listeners! A joy to see you here again! A few things have changed around here since you were here last. We’ve renamed Week in Geek to Fortnight in Geekddom – seemed more accurate! We also have succeeded in creating another Pickstarter poll so you can chime in on your favorite! Then we have the usual tabletop news and kickstarter reviews. So much goodness!

Fortnight in Nerddom

Tabletop News:

Kickstarters: Pickstarter Picks: [K] Kenna & {R} Rich

Questions:

Episode 158

This is our big GenCon episode!!! Oh wait.. neither of us went to GenCon? Let’s just pretend it didn’t happen then…

Meanwhile, we did play some great games and heard about some interesting developments in the world of game publishers. But, most importantly, we want to hear from you, listeners, on what your Pickstarter is!

Week in Geek

Tabletop News:

Kickstarters: Pickstarter Picks: [K] Kenna & {R} Rich

Episode 157

Hello again, dear listeners. YOU are featured in this episode! You joined in on my new segment: Wild Speculation. And then you send in SO MANY great questions! Thanks for all your participation! As always, we also cover all the latest in tabletop news and kickstarters as well as our Week in Geek!

Until next time…

Week in Geek

Tabletop News:

Wild Speculations?

D&D won’t be at PAX because they’re going to blow all their money at GenCon doing:

What’s up with D&D

Kickstarters: Pickstarter Picks: [K] Kenna & {R} Rich

Questions!

  • Jesse: What are you doing to ensure that we get online, cross-platform multiplier for Splendor on iOS/Android?
    • Kenna: Nothing! 😀
    • Rich: It’s an undercover operation… we can’t talk about it.
  • Ryan: What are some great options for running 4E if the digital tools go down along with silverlight?
    • Kenna: BURN IT ALL DOWN. (aka start over)
    • Rich: Keep a dedicated computer to old browser and PROTECT IT FROM EVER UPDATING EVER (or start over).
  • Teos: What is a “good” price per mini for the average RPG player? What is the typical price range players will find?
    • Rich: Not more than $20.00 (err… $22.00).
    • Kenna: $2.oo – $8.00, depending on length of campaign
  • Levi: Ever play an RPG character directly influenced by a fictional character from some media? How was it received by players?
  • Richard: How do you determine if a Kickstarter is worth backing if you’re not familiar with the creator. Tips?
    • Rich: Step (1): Make sure the video is good. Step (2): Have a maximum dollar amount that you’re willing to risk on a mediocre game.
    • Kenna: See also the billion other tips we rattled off in the podcast…