Dice Tower Network Podcast: The D6 Generation

Topical, controversial, and (hopefully) entertaining conversation about miniature war games, board games, RPG's and other topics near and dear to gamer's hearts.

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The D6 Generation Episodes

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Doug Johnson, the man behind Tablewar's F.A.T. mats, joins us in the third chair! Doug shares his story of how he went from gamer to every miniature gamer's favorite "Mat Man" as we learn how Tablewar went from idea to reality. Later Craig and Russ our rejoined by some more amazing folks from Weta Workshop as they discuss what it was like to bring the visual design concepts behind Giant Killer Robots to life.

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Paul Tobin, Senior Concept Designer of Weta Workshop, in the third chair! Paul and Matt Hyra from Cryptozoic Games kick things off with details from the new gaming hotness Giant Killer Robots.  What exactly happens when you match these two companies plus robots? Later Craig and Russ chat about the pirate game "Blood and Plunder" from Flintlock Games.  What do they think about the game after a few plays?

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Raef "Hollywood" Granger is back in the third chair. Since it's been a while, Raef and Russ dive into some tech talk: video games, internet connectivity and more. It's all in there. Later Craig and Russ chat about Captain Con 2017.  How was the con and specifically how did our Konflict 47 event go?   All that plus:    - Total Fan Girl - Do You Ever Notice - App of the Ep (Might & Magic: Showdown) -  & More If you'd like to discuss the show with us and others in our forum thread: click here.

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Eric Teo, digital game developer and host of the "Push Your Luck!" podcast, joins us in the third chair. Up first Eric shares his discoveries of the complexity of mobile app design.  What did he learn developing his and what challenges have others run into trying to adapt board games to mobile apps? Later we dive into Seafall by Plaid Hat games.  It has been receiving mixed reviews since it's launch.  How does it compare to other legacy games, and is it fun?

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JJ Layfield, former host of 'World's End Radio' and avid miniature gamer, joins us in the third chair. Up first we take a look at how changing technology has impacted how games, specifically miniature games, have been delivered over the years. Later we get into the details of Guild Ball Season 3. How has the game changed and what do we think about the changes?   All that plus:    - Total Fan Girl - Do You Ever Notice - App of the Ep (Colt Express) -  & More If you'd like to discuss the show with us and others in our forum thread: click here.

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Raef "Hollywood" Granger is back in the third chair for our annual predictions episode. Up first we go through our predictions for 2016...how did we do? Who was the most accurate this year? Later we look forward into the mists of time and try to foresee what geek related events will occur in 2017.   All that plus:    - Total Fan Girl - Do You Ever Notice - App of the Ep (Colt Express) -  & More If you'd like to discuss the show with us and others in our forum thread: click here.

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Paul Shoemaker of the NE Privateeers & Captain Con is back in the third chair. Paul brings us up to date on what's been happening with Captain Con and what to expect at Captain Con 2017, just a little over a month away. Later we dive into the new game from Gale Force 9: Star Trek Ascendancy.  How does this 4x space exploration game with Klingons, Romulans, and the Federation play?   All that plus:    - Total Fan Girl - Do You Ever Notice - App of the Ep (Colt Express) -  & More If you'd like to discuss the show with us and others in our forum thread: click here.

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Rich & Mat, the men behind Steamforged Games, are back in the third chair as we record live from SteamCon 2016!!  We get to sit down and play one of the first near-production copies of the new "Dark Souls" board game coming next year, and we get to chat with the designers.  How are they going to deliver on this epic kickstarter?  You be the judge as you hear many of the design decisions and mechanics. Up first, Mat and Rich bring us up-to-date on all the happenings at Steamforged Games...not to mention how SteamCon 2016 went!

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Stephen Buonocore of Stronghold Games returns to the third chair!   Up first Stephen fills us in on Essen 2016.  How does the largest gaming event in Europe continue to evolve?  What was the hotness this year? And speaking of hotness, later we ask ourselves the question: Since we are so spoiled for choice, what attracts us to new games?   All that plus:    - Total Fan Girl - Do You Ever Notice - App of the Ep (Titanfall 2) -  & More If you'd like to discuss the show with us and others in our forum thread: click here.

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Raef 'Hollywood' Granger returns to the third chair to help us celebrate our 200th episode!   We couldn't let our 200th episode pass us by without at least a look back at what got us here.  Raef, Craig, & Russ, with the help of submissions from our listeners, remember favorite moments from the first 199 episodes.  But first we here from a host of third chairs (see what we did there) as they share what they enjoyed about being a part of the show.  A big thank you to all of them, and all of you!!

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