Four old friends with a love of gaming come together to produce a bi-weekly show about gaming of all kinds: board, card, miniatures, role-playing games and much more. In each episode you can expect board game walk-through and reviews, gaming industry news and commentary and roundtable discussions. The hosts, Jamie, Tony, Brian and Chris, each have very different tastes in gaming so you can expect a wide variety of opinions and viewpoints. Come check out The Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast for their irreverent views on all things gaming.
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Hey now eveyrone and welcome to episode 151 of The Secret Cabal! Today we talk about fullfilling all our Kickstarter Goodies, Chris reviews a movie about a game that makes people insane murders, we discuss out big Beer Mongers New Years game day and all the games we've been playing. Then we review The Expanse from Wizkids. After Tony gives you the skinny on all the important gaming news, we discuss randomness in gaming!
In episode 11 we talk about our decision to switch from Fate Core to World of Darkness and a little but about the new Genesys system. Then we take a topic from a listener about how long should RPG campaigns take to complete. Then finally we talk about our current Dark Earth 1899 campaign.
It's the first episode of the year and it's a milestone episode at 150 and we're doing the same old stuff again! Today we actually go back in time and look at a game from 8 years ago, Defenders of the Realm. Then we look back at Great Western Trail one year later. After Tony T gives you the news for the past couple weeks we hook you up with another Short Topic Extravaganza!
Merry Christmas, Cabalist! Today in the annual Christmas extravaganza the gang takes a look at Aristeia from Corvus Belli and looks back at Inis one year later. Then Tony T runs down the most important news items from the past 2 week while the rest of us chirp in the background. The founders then talk about 2017 and all the fun events and productions they've done and round out the year in review with their favorite games released this year. Oh yeah, and you'll also get our famous Christmas carols throughout the episode as well!
The gang comes together for another discussion about role playing games! In today's episode Jess has got ants in her pants about Xanathar's Guide to Everything. Then the Lords talk about Fate Core and if they think it's really going to cut the mustard for their Dark Earth 1899 campaign - it's got one more chance. Then they close out with a discussion topic about combat in games and making it fun for everyone and as usual, everything gets derailed!
We're closing in on the end of the year and in this episode the gang reveals their gigantic Christmas Contest! Then Steve and Jamie take a look at Betrayal at Baldur's Gate and look back at Defenders of the Last Stand. Then Tony T blasts our the best news segment in the history of board game news segments. Finally the guys take topics from the listeners including Loot Boxes and gambling, talking out your turn while playing and people who like to disparage games by saying they aren't a game.
Today Chris and Jamie talk about what makes a good mystery, what they love about them and talk about a whole slew of their favorite mystery television series.
The Founders are back for some tabletop gaming goodness! First we give an overview and review to The Thing Infection at Outpost 31! Then we look back at Conan one year later. Tony T gives you the best tabletop gaming news coverage in the entire universe and the rest of the gang causes trouble in the background. Then finally the guys talk about games that they think deserve a second chance.
In episode 9 the Lords talk about Dungeons and Dragons Beyond and it's new subscription and marketplace pay model, is it worth the investment? Then they take a question from the listeners about how to run a super villains campaign. Finally the gang discusses techniques for getting your players invested in both their characters and the campaign you're running.
It's Halloween so the Founders are fired up to talk about spooky, creepy and horrific stuff. Today the gang takes a look at Folklore: The Affliction and looks back at Mythos Takes one year later. Then after Tony T hooks you up with all the important news from about the board game industry the guys give you a Halloween themed Short Topic Extravaganza!