Dice Tower Network Podcast: The Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast

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.

The Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast Episodes

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In episode 24, the founders talk about their experiences at the World Board Gaming Championship in Lancaster, PA. Then from the Secret Cabal Library they break out Brian's favorite game, the well known classic eurogame Le Havre, to give you a walkthrough and review. Tony gathers the best of gaming news from the past two weeks and then heads up a conversation on collectible and living card games, sharing exactly what draws him to Magic the Gathering. The rest of the gang fill in with their varied play experiences from the casual to the heavy tournament goer.
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Ryan and Geoff continue their development of Trading in the Mediterranean, working to flesh out how to include 'ideas' in the game.

Duration: 48:00

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Ryan and Geoff talk about maps, geography, and spatial relations in game design.

Duration: 1:25:15

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In episode 22, the gang give you a walkthrough and review of Nuns on the Run, Our Semi-Annual Secret Cabal Playlist and discusses what RPG Characters they like to play
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In episode 22, the gang give you a walkthrough and review of Nuns on the Run, Our Semi-Annual Secret Cabal Playlist and discusses what RPG Characters they like to play
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In place of the 'Classic GameTek' segment that we normally post in between full episodes of Ludology, we are posting some bonus content about the design process for Trading in the Mediterranean.

Make sure you let us know what you think about Ryan's "interesting" idea for voyages!

Duration: 38:00

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In this episode, Ryan and Geoff discuss different approaches to starting a new game design. And then, they embark on a grand project of their own, designing a game of their own!

Duration: 1:04:30

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In episode 22, the gang takes a look at AEG's Thunderstone Advance and gives you a walkthrough and review. Then Tony delivers the gaming industry news like no other. Today's discussion topics include Crowd Funding board games and bringing back roleplaying in RPG combats.
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In episode 22, the gang takes a look at AEG's Thunderstone Advance and gives you a walkthrough and review. Then Tony delivers the gaming industry news like no other. Today's discussion topics include Crowd Funding board games and bringing back roleplaying in RPG combats.
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In this classic GameTek segment Geoff talks about NP Complete problems in mathematics, and the ways that certain problems can be transformed into others.

Duration: 06:00

(Yes, I know there was no GameTek Classic 35. Real Life got in the way a few weeks ago, and I decided to keep the numbering in sync with the Ludology numbering for simplicity)

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