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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Ryan and Geoff take a close analytical look at Alan Moon's Ticket To Ride, and lift up the hood to figure out what makes it tick.  What design decisions set it apart from similar games?  How does it draw on Moon's earlier work? And what does it do better than other mainstream euro games like Settlers of Catan?

Duration: 01:15

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In episode 21, The Founders take a look at the Wiz-Kids game, Star Trek Fleet Captains. Tony T has a nose for news and gives you the skinny on all kinds of gaming stuff. Then the gang talks about character advancement in role playing games. Then they round off the episode with a fun discussion about board games that fired other board games.
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In episode 21, The Founders take a look at the Wiz-Kids game, Star Trek Fleet Captains. Tony T has a nose for news and gives you the skinny on all kinds of gaming stuff. Then the gang talks about character advancement in role playing games. Then they round off the episode with a fun discussion about board games that fired other board games.
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In this episode Ryan and Geoff analyze the environment that games create. Some games tend to be very competitive and tense, and others light and social. What pushes gameplay in these directions? What should game designers look for if they want to create a specific environment for the players?


Duration: 1:30:53

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In episode 20, the founders give you a slew of reviews in rapid fire succession regarding the games they played at Origins Game Fair this year. Then Tony brings you all the juicy news from the gaming world. The gang played Panic Station with Stephen Buonocore and reflects on their previous impression of the game. In the RPG realm, the guys talk about whether or not a battle map is the best way to run combats.
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In episode 20, the founders give you a slew of reviews in rapid fire succession regarding the games they played at Origins Game Fair this year. Then Tony brings you all the juicy news from the gaming world. The gang played Panic Station with Stephen Buonocore and reflects on their previous impression of the game. In the RPG realm, the guys talk about whether or not a battle map is the best way to run combats.
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In episode 19, the founders give you a walkthrough and review of the new hotness from Wizards of the Coast, Lords of Waterdeep. Then Tony's gives you his news rundown and we have a debate about the Pathfinder Technology Demo Kickstarter Project. Tony presents a segment about Business Board Games and we finish the show with a discussion about Character Death in RPGs.
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In episode 19, the founders give you a walkthrough and review of the new hotness from Wizards of the Coast, Lords of Waterdeep. Then Tony's gives you his news rundown and we have a debate about the Pathfinder Technology Demo Kickstarter Project. Tony presents a segment about Business Board Games and we finish the show with a discussion about Character Death in RPGs.
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In episode 18, the gang breaks out Vlaada Chvátil's masterpiece of intergalactic transportation, Galaxy Trucker. And of course, Tony T brings you the best gaming news in podcasting and the peanut gallery gives their 2 cents. Then the founder rant about all the things that tick them off about games and gamers and finish up the show with a discussion about technology to enhance tabletop gaming.
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In episode 18, the gang breaks out Vlaada Chvátil's masterpiece of intergalactic transportation, Galaxy Trucker. And of course, Tony T brings you the best gaming news in podcasting and the peanut gallery gives their 2 cents. Then the founder rant about all the things that tick them off about games and gamers and finish up the show with a discussion about technology to enhance tabletop gaming.

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