Rolling Dice & Taking Names is a podcast where two seasoned tabletop gamers have discussions about board games, RPGs, and miniatures that are entertaining and informative to casual gamers and experienced hobbyists alike. The level of conversation would be similar to friends sitting around the kitchen table playing the latest game, discussing their likes and dislikes of a style of game, or just trying to make sense of the latest gaming news. In addition, special guests add their gaming knowledge to help the hosts sound more credible. Family friendly, informative and always striving to be entertaining.
Dice Tower Network Podcast: Rolling Dice & Taking Names
Rolling Dice & Taking Names Episodes
In episode #12, the gang gives you a walkthrough and review of the new Fantasy Flight re-imagining of the Tom Jolly Ameri-Trash classic, Wiz-War. Then they have a round table discussion of the pros and cons of per-fabricated and homebrew campaign settings in role playing games. And finally the founders wrap up the show with a discussion about what makes board games fun.
In episode #11, Jamie explains what a euro and ameri-trash games are, the founders bring you a walkthrough and review of the new fantasy euro classic, Dungeon Lords. Then as usual, Tony breaks out his news and gives some a glimps into whats happening in the gaming world. Lastly, the founders introduce a new segment called The Secret Cabal Playlists in which they discuss their favorite games right now or the ones they want to play most.
In episode #10, the founders bust out the new Donald X Vaccarino game, Kingdom Builder and give you their thoughts. Then Tony T brings you all the hot and juicy news items that he's collected for the last two weeks ending with the biggest news, Wizards of the Coast announced development of the next edition of Dungeons and Dragons and we have a round table discussion about the announcement and what we might like to see in the new ruleset. Then the founders shift gears and discuss randomness versus skill in board games (Tony would prefer "Randomness versus No Randomness").
In episode #9, the first episode of the new year, the founders go into the Secret Cabal library and break out Elder Sign and Dungeons and Dragons: The Legend of Drizzt. In Elder Sign players cooperatively explore a museum and try to stop the return of an Ancient One, an old god. In The Legend of Drizzt, players play varying scenarios in a dungeon crawl style board game. The adventures can be cooperative or competitive, with players taking the role of characters specific to the stories. Following the review Tony brings us the gaming news from the past two weeks.