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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Romeo Filip joins Craig and Russ in the third chair. Romeo is the man behind Battlefoam.com and has been a die hard miniature war gamer for years. Romeo got his miniature gaming start in the world of Warhammer 40,000, but lately is playing new games. So up first the crew examines the games that got us into the hobby and why we move from one miniature game to the next. And speaking of trying new games the team then takes a close look at Dust Warfare. Why are Craig and Russ so excited about this game. Does Romeo share their enthusiasim?
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Curt Covert joins Russ and Craig in Episode 101. Curt is the owner and Chief Instigator at Smirk and Dagger Games and the creator of Cutthroat Caverns, Hex Hex, Run for Your Life Candyman and other games that prove "Games are a lot more fun when you can stab a friend in the back". Up first Curt, Craig, and Russ take a positive look at Kickstarter. How is it helpful and why would a company owner like Curt consider using it? Later the crew takes a detailed look at the Wizards of the Coast board game "Lords of Waterdeep." Mixing Euro mechanics with a D&D theme?
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Raef returns to the third chair to help us celebrate episode 100!! Thanks to all our listeners who helped encourage us to make it this far. This episode is for you. Up first its a segment that only Raef can dream up: Raef's round table in which Raef asks Russ and Craig all kinds of random questions. What could possibly go wrong?
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Angelo Lombardi has been an interview guest on the show in the past, and now he joins us in the third chair. Angelo is the somewhat rare "executive gamer" finding time to game between his duties as COO of a national hotel chain. Since we had such a busy person on the show we thought it would be a good opportunity to re-visit "Finding Time to Game." How does a busy adult find time to game regularly and balance career and family? Later, it's a two-fer! We plop on our plaid hats and review both Summoner Wars and Dungeon Run from Plaid Hat Games. Are they fast? Are they fun?
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This episode we're joined by Dan Yarrington in the third chair. Dan is the owner of Myriad Games and the driving force behind Game Salute and has over ten years of experience in the game industry. Up first, we go over what we'd like the to see the game industry do to make our games and gaming experiences better. Later we head to Arrakis to harvest spice...no that's not right. We review Fantasy Flight Game's "Rex: Final Days of an Empire." Rex is a re-theming of the old Avlon Hill board game "Dune." Do the old rules mesh with the new theme and come out fun?
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This episode we squeeze two folks into the third chair: Cody Jones and John Richard from the beloved podcast Game On with Cody and John, the uncommon podcast for the common gamer. First up is we cover "Where are they now?" the 2010 edition. The four of us take a look at the games we reviewed back in 2010 on both shows. How are they holding up? Do we still feel the same about them. Later we take a deep dive into "Savage Worlds" reviewing the RPG that has been built to play in just about any setting.  All that and our other not-too-horrible segments including:  - The Hollywood Minute
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Geoff Engelstein joins the D6G crew as our third chair. Geoff has contributed the GameTek segment to The Dice Tower podcast for five years, and co-hosts the new podcast Ludology, with Ryan Sturm.  Along with his son Brian he designed The Ares Project, released in 2011 by Z-Man Games.  Geoff has been involved in the gaming hobby for close to 40 years, and considers himself an 'omni-gamer', enjoying wargames, euros, RPGs, miniatures, and everything game-related. This episode we check out the new 4x space conquest game Eclipse. What does it bring new to the genre?
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Raef Granger returns to the D6 Generation in Ep 95 to help us prognosticate!  Raef, Craig, and Russ look toward the future and try and predicte what events and changes we'll see in 2012 for our favorite hobbies. But up first: There's the matter of last years predictions!  What exactly did we predict would happen in 2011 and how close were we?  More importantly...which won of us was most accurate?  We find out using our fancy prediction point system.  All that and our other not-too-horrible segments including:  - The Hollywood Minute - Total Fan Girl - Do You Ever Notice - & More
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In episode 94 the third chair is filled by Owen Staton. Owen Staton is a Welsh Storyteller, actor and writer who has been a Gamer for 28 years. He has been a long time contributor to the D6 Generation through his segments "Words from Wales."  Recently he  published a CD of his own Stories from Welsh folklore called "Tales from the New Inn". He is handsome in a rugged sort of way and has a morbid fear of Taxidermy.
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In episode 93 the third chair is filled by Stephen Buonocore. Stephen is the co-owner of Stronghold Games, which was formed only 2 years ago, but has already made a big impact in the hobby game industry by publishing great reprints (such as “Survive!” and “Outpost”) as well as great new game designs (such as “Panic Station” and “Core Worlds”). Fantasy Flight has recently re-release A Game of Thrones, the board game in a new 2nd edition.  Is it better than the original?  What has changed? 

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