123 Devon Dice Podcast Topic Tapas #2

Introducing our latest episode: Board gaming Topic Tapas #2! Join hosts Joel, Nick, and Sam as they dive into the world of gaming, sharing their recent adventures with titles like “The Fox Experiment,” “Dale of Merchants,” and “Let’s Go To Japan

122 Devon Dice Podcast March News and Boardgames

In this episode, Joel, Nick, and Sam deliver a comprehensive roundup of the latest news and crowdfunding campaigns in the world of board gaming. Quick News Highlights: Joel surprises listeners with a 24-hour marathon live-hosting session! Asmodee announces the closure of Ticket To Ride online play for the app. Renegade Game Studios hosts live-stream event announcements including the… Read more »

On The Horizon – April 2024

It’s official, Sam is useless as the web guy. We had a bunch of games to get excited about in the first quarter of 2024, but totally neglected to actually publish our On The Horizon posts about them. Rather than retread old ground, we will pick up now with April 2024. As we approach convention… Read more »

121 Devon Dice Podcast A Board Game Topic Tapas #1

Episode 121,  Welcome to another flavorful episode of “Topic Tapas™®©”! Hosted by Joel, this podcast serves up bite-sized discussions on a variety of topics, joined by guests Sam and Nick. 01:09 1.  South West gaming events comparisons: the team try delve into the vibrant gaming scene of the Southwest, comparing notable events like the Fox and Hounds Devon Weekender, the Torbay Weekender, and the adrenaline-pumping 24-hour marathons, Gridcon and Baycon, plus not forgetting Devon Dice Con.  03:40 2. Disappointments in Components Joel laments on his disappointments in content-filled boxes, like the Axon Protocol’s separate English and German card decks. 10:14 3. The Holt Inquisitor! As the conversation unfolds, the trio discusses the potential stagnation in the gaming market, questioning whether the industry risks becoming saturated with rehashed concepts instead of evolving. Nick and Sam express concerns about the proliferation of overly complex games and amalgamated mechanics. 30:31 4. Non-Gaming Things We’re Currently IntoBut it’s not all about gaming; the hosts share their current non-gaming interests, with Nick diving into “The Artful Dodger” on Disney+, Sam immersing himself in “Dune: Part Two” and the “Shogun” TV show, and Joel eagerly reviews a slew of movies like “Rebel Moon,” “Morbius,” “Ghostbusters: Afterlife,” “Uncharted,” and new TV series “Silo.” Tune in for a delectable spread of topics, from gaming adventures to pop culture delights, on this episode of “Topic Tapas™®©”! links for the shows. Nick: The Artful Dodger on Disney+ Sam:  Dune: Part Two Shogun – finished the book, now onto TV show Murderbot – reading book 6 of 8 – coming to Apple TV in the nearish future Joel: Rebel Moon Morbius Ghostbusters: Afterlife Uncharted Silo Ways you can engage or contact the show Here is the link to our discord channel Devon Dice https://discord.gg/ma7Z4Jvv2z Find us on all the socials: @DevonDiceUK, Facebook page, BGG Guild On X / Twitter: @DepressedMonk3y @The_BreweryTour @meeplescorner @njshaw2   On Bluesky: njshaw2.bsky.social, devondice.bsky.social On the web: www.devondice.co.uk

120 Devon Dice Board Game News Show

Episode 120  News Gamefound has wooed CMON to join them Prospero Hall folks create new company, Tempest Workshop, after layoffs from Funko Flash Point Fire Rescue to make a return in the form of a Legacy Game: Flash Point: Legacy of Flame – on KS on 12th March Wandering Galaxy: A Crossroads Game –  https://www.plaidhatgames.com/news/2024/02/13/announcing-wandering-galaxy-a-crossroads-game/  The Search for UAPs  Awaken Realms announce new 2024 release plans: A reprint of Castles of Burgundy Special Edition (Q2), a new Puerto Rico Special Edition (Q3), and more. AR is already in trouble for apparently using AI art in the Puerto Rico marketing artwork. Sam says something controversial about not liking Marvel. Ziggurat – A new legacy game from Rob Daveau and Matt Leacock Crowdfunding Expedition: North West Passage – HMS Terror Edition Thunder Road: Vendetta – Carnival of Chaos Cascadia: Rolling Hills & Rolling Rivers Marvel Multiverse RPG – Deluxe Starter Set by CMON FLOE Ascending Empires: Zenith Edition Played Games Joel Coffee Rush again St Petersburg (on BGA) Nick  Bloodstones

119 The Devon Board Game Weekender, Fox and Hound Hotel

Welcome to the latest episode of our Eggesford Adventures! In this podcast, Joel and the team will take you on a journey through the thrilling adventure of their recent trip to Devon Board Game Weekender hosted by The Fox and Hounds Country Hotel. Joining Joel on this exciting adventure are Claire, Nick, and Lewis. In Episode 119, the team kicks things off with some exciting Convention News, highlighting the North Devon Games Weekender held at The Fox and Hounds. They delve into details about the accommodations, delicious food, pet-friendly policies, and ample gaming space provided by the hotel. Special mention goes to Meeples Corner Shop and the Games Library, and the hotel ower Matt and Tom the general manager, for their hard work and contributions to the event’s success. Throughout the episode, Joel and his companions recount their experiences each day of the event. From Friday’s gaming lineup featuring Disney Lorcana, Wyrmspan, and Coffee Rush to Saturday’s intense sessions of Heat + Heavy Rain and Age of Wonders: Planetfall, the team shares their favorite games and memorable moments. Despite the challenges posed by the weather, Sunday sees the group enjoying classics like Brass: Lancashire and Clank! Catacombs, capping off the weekend with excitement and camaraderie. Disney Lorcana  Wyrmspan Wandering Towers Coffee Rush  In the Hall of the Mountain King Heat + Heavy Rain Age of Wonders: Planetfall Cosmoctopus Among Cultists Brass: Lancashire Framework Planet Unknown  Flamecraft Peak Oil: Profiteer Rococo Imperial Miners Anachrony Triqueta 5 Towers Space Base Clank! Catacombs

118 Devon Dice Podcast the best Board Games of 2019

Welcome, dear listeners, to Episode 118 of the Devon Dice Podcast, Join Joel, Sam, Nick, and Claire as they embark on a journey back in time to revisit the gaming gems of 2019.  In this special episode, we reminisce about the top games that captured our hearts five years ago. From thrilling adventures to strategic conquests, 2019 was truly a golden year for tabletop gaming. Glen More II: Chronicles,  Dinogenics,  Blockbuster,  It’s a Wonderful World,  Clank Legacy,  SCOUT,  Taverns of Tiefenthal Horrified,  Quodd Heroes Tapestry, Wingspan,  Marvel Champions: The Card Game,  Letter Jam, Join us as we reflect on the standout titles of 2019, reliving the moments that made us laugh, strategize, and cheer. From hidden gems to household favorites, this episode is a celebration of the enduring magic of tabletop gaming. So grab your dice, shuffle your cards, and tune in to the Devon Dice Podcast as we journey back to the unforgettable year of 2019 in gaming. Ways you can engage or contact the show Here is the link to our discord channel Devon Dice https://discord.gg/ma7Z4Jvv2z Find us on all the socials: @DevonDiceUK, Facebook page, BGG Guild On X / Twitter: @DepressedMonk3y @The_BreweryTour @meeplescorner @njshaw2   On Bluesky: njshaw2.bsky.social, devondice.bsky.social On the web: www.devondice.co.uk Youtube – DevonDiceUK please like subscribe to our channel https://youtube.com/@DevonDice devondice2015@gmail.com  

117 DDP News, Crowdfunding Boardgames and Torbay Weekender

Welcome to episode 117 of our board gaming podcast! I’m Joel, your host for tonight’s journey through the latest news, crowdfunding highlights, and games we’ve been diving into. Joining me are Sam, Claire, and possibly Nick later on—ah, and there he is, right on cue! Let’s dive into the excitement together. Ep 117 Conventions News Then there is the North Devon Gaming Weekend at the horse and hound. It is sold out again, but if you are going and having the Saturday evening dinner then Devon Dice will be providing and hosting the evening dinner quiz. Cancellations always happening The Torquay Full Board Gaming Weekender has been and gone and the dates for next year have already been announced. 31st Jan – 2 Feb Overview of the Torbay weekend Joel and Claire went to. Quick” News New Vital Lacerda Game announced Speakeasy teaming up with artist Ian O’Toole Gamefound becoming the go-to crowdfunding for board games B&B UKGE Crowdfunding A Song of Ice and Fire: Tactics Last Light second edition  Isla – roll & write a game from the local design team  Played Games Joel’s Torbay weekend games Castles of Burgundy: Special Edition Odd Shop Nick  Rome in a Day Taverns of Tiefenthal + Open Doors expansion Sam Art Society MLEM: Space Agency Claire:  Ark Nova (+ blinged components) Framework Ways you can engage or contact the show Here is the link to our discord

116 Devon Dice Podcast’s Top 10 Board Games from 2014

Joel, Nick, Sam, and Lewis are here for one job only, to deliever their favorite Board games from the year 2014.  In pictilar order here is the list and links for the games.  Sheriff of Nottingham, Istanbul, Black Fleet, SpyFall, Splendor, Colt Express, KLASK, Evolution, Patchwork, Orléans, Dead Of Winter, Waggle Dance, Lords of Xidit, Deep Sea Adventure, Legendary Encounters: An Alien Deckbuilding Game, Star Realms, Eggs & Empires, Abyss, Five Tribes, Artifacts, Inc,  Port Royal, Castles of Mad King Ludwig, Imperial Settlers, Nations: The Dice Game, Heroes Wanted, Trains: Rising Sun, Spike Ways you can engage or contact the show Here is the link to our discord channel Devon Dice https://discord.gg/ma7Z4Jvv2z Find us on all the socials: @DevonDiceUK, Facebook page, BGG Guild On X / Twitter: @DepressedMonk3y @The_BreweryTour @meeplescorner @njshaw2   On Bluesky: njshaw2.bsky.social,

115 Devon Dice Podcast

Joel, Sam, and Lewis bring you the latest in Board gaming News, crowdfunders, played games, and more…   “Quick” News Facebook bans ads for the reprint of Votes for Women (KS here), due to it featuring “sensitive social issues” which “could influence how people vote and may impact the outcome of an election or pending legislation”. Nucleum: Australia expansion announced. Joel, it’s clearly time to re-buy the base game. Altered, a new trading card game from Asmodee/Equinox, Kickstarter coming soon. Can be playtested at home thanks to the available print-and-play Crowdfunding – Live Now The Dice Tower’s 2024 Season Kickstarter.  Silver: Big Box – includes all 6 Silver games.  Monty Python and the Holy Grail – looks… erm… it has a cow-meeple-catapult! Among Cultists A Murder Mystery Thriller Board Game new expansion.  Metrorunner  Kabuto Sumo Sakura Slam  Played Games Joel The Quacks of Quedlinburg Art Society Sam Age of Wonders: Planetfall Lewis:  HeroQuest the new version  Ways you can engage or contact the show Here is the link to our discord channel Devon Dice https://discord.gg/ma7Z4Jvv2z Find us on all the socials: @DevonDiceUK, Facebook page, BGG Guild On X / Twitter: @DepressedMonk3y @The_BreweryTour @meeplescorner @njshaw2   On Bluesky: njshaw2.bsky.social, devondice.bsky.social On the web: w