Dice Tower Network Podcast: Blue Peg Pink Peg

Blue Peg, Pink Peg is a podcast about boardgames, relationships, and the interaction between the two. During each episode of Blue Peg, Pink Peg two boardgaming couples: share their gaming experiences and adventures; discuss and review games suitable for two player, family or small group play; and explore a topic unique to gaming couples or families. Each episode of Blue Peg, Pink Peg is a light, funny and friendly conversation to which all gamers are invited and welcomed.

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Blue Peg Pink Peg Episodes

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Raef "Hollywood" Granger is back in the third chair! Raef joins Craig and Russ to discuss their GenCon 2012 highlights. What games caught their fancy and why? Later the three take a detailed look at the board game Spartacus from Gale Force 9. Can brand new designers from a publisher who's never produced a board game before make a great licensed game? Join us and find out. All that and our other not-too-horrible segments including:  - Total Fan Girl - Do You Ever Notice   - When you wish upon a game - & More If you'd like to discuss the show with us and others in our forum thread: .
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This time the third chair is filled with 80 folks as the GenCon 2012 play by mob audience join us for the show! First we play the upcoming Stronghold Games "Space Cadets" but "Mob style" with the help of Geoff Engelstein & his family. Can that many players take control of starships and battle it out in any kind of organazed way? Listen to find out.
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Norbert Brunhuber, dedicated Warmachine Player and Privateer Press Ganger, joins Russ and Craig in the third chair. Norbert has recently moved from the US to the UK. Now that he's settled in and found some gaming 'mates' we thought it would be fun to catch up with him and discuss just how different is the miniature gaming scene across the pond? Later we decide to tackle three recent miniature gaming supplements. The new Warmachine Colossals book, the new Dust Warfare Zverograd book, and the new digital gaming aid War Room recently released by Privateer Press for Warmachine/Hordes.
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Jon "Yakface" Regul joins Craig and Russ in the third chair. Jon runs the massive miniature gaming community DakkaDakka.com, has been playing WH40k for more years than he cares to remember, and is responsible for the INAT FAQ: The official independant Warhammer 40,000 FAQ used at major tournaments like Adepticon. With this much 40k knowledge in one chair, we just had to devote this entire Megasode to Warhammer 40,000. First we cover 40k through the years. How has is changed from edition to edition. What did it used to be like, and where is it now?
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Tom Vasel joins us in the third chair! Tom, whom Russ calls "The Dean of Boardgame Podcasting" is the man behind the Dice Tower Podcast. Since Tom got an early chance to play Descent 2, and since Russ and Craig have read through the rules, we thought it would be fun to do a Descent second edition preview. We cover what's new, what is compatible, and what to expect from this update to a beloved game. Later it's a double game episode as the three hosts then dive into Leviathans! The brand new game of flying ship combat from Catalyst Game Labs.
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Luke Retallack joins us in the third chair. Luke is the man behind the mic at Worlds End Radio podcast and has been a force in organizing western Australia miniature wargaming for many years. Up first Luke, Craig, and Russ have lured Raef "Hollywood" Granger back onto the show to discuss his kickstarter documentary project. How is it going? What are his goals? Is kickstarter working out? Raef gives us his honest assesment and gets questions and advice from both the hosts and listeners via Twitter and Facebook.
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Rodney Smith joins us in the third chair. Rodney is the man behind the "Watch It Played" Youtube chanel which features both teaching new board games and allowing viewers to play along by voting for the next move. Up first Rodney, Craig, and Russ discuss boardgame videography. What does it take to make a board game video and why do it? Later the three dive into a detailed review of Core Worlds by Stronghold games. Does this sci-fi deck builder have what it takes to get Craig to the table? All that and our other not-too-horrible segments including:  - Total Fan Girl - Do You Ever Notice
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Neil Fawcett joins Craig and Russ in the third chair. Neil has lead Spartan Games through the uncharted seas of the miniature gaming industry, through the firestorm of competition, and emerged with a rather successful miniature war gaming company. (See what I did there? Couldn't quite fit dystopian in...) Up first, Russ and Craig discuss the miniature manufacturing process with Neil. How exactly are miniatures made, and how has the process changed and improved over the years. Later the three consider what kind of mechanics best emulate realstic timeflow in miniature games.
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Colby Dauch joins Craig and Russ in the third chair. Colby is the man under the hat at Plaid Hat Games, bringing out hit titles like Summoner Wars and Dungeon Run. In this episode the group discuss the recent "Board Game Breakout." Board games seem to be appearing in more and more places. Are they going main stream? Why now? But first, since we've got Colby on the show we thougt it would be great to get the "Plaid Hat Games Origin Story." How did Colby get is start in game design and where did Summoner Wars come from?  All that and our other not-too-horrible segments including: 
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Look ma! A bonus episode!  We've got some great new serivces to announce, including new FREE iOS and Android apps and new ways to get the Lost Chapters.  But instead of JUST announcing that we thought it would be nice to include our interview with Mack Martin, co-designer of Dust Warfare! Mack was kind enough to sit down with us for a bit at Adepticon 2012 and give us the inside scoop on the how and why design decisions behind Dust Warfare, and what we can expect in the future.

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