109 DDP All Things Great and Small, News, Crowdfunding, Boardgames

Exciting Updates on Devon Dice Podcast! ️ Join Joel, Nick and Sam for the latest episode 109, where they uncover thrilling news, crowdfunding gems, and a glimpse into our gaming adventures. Here’s a sneak peek at what’s in store: News Highlights: Tiny Epic Crimes’ publisher, Gamelyn Games, solves a real-life mystery! ️‍♂️ Nightshade: A tool that “poisons” digital images to disrupt AI diffusion. Tranquillity publisher, Board Game Hub, shuts down, leaving Tranquillity: The Ascentunfulfilled. Brexit strikes again with EOS Island of Angels. Live Crowdfunding Projects: The Old King’s Crown from Eerie Idol Games Keyforge: Grim Reminders – more Keyforge adventures! Exciting games like Through the Desert, A Message From the Stars, and Switchbacks. Ezra & Nehemiah from Garphil Games Molly House from Wherlegig Games, a game of queer joy and betrayal in 18th-century London ️‍ Dice Throne: X-Men: Marvel – Co-op Missions Timelancersfrom Waddling Panda, a sci-fi steampunk time-travel game ⏳ The Gilded Realms: Forge your empire in this euro-style kingdom builder Charms & Inflation: Japanese trick takers being republished Pax Illuminaten & Pax Maleficium ☯️ Tiny Library: Modern Fantasy – a deck of rules tweaks for RPGs The Witcher: Path of Destiny ️   ️ Played Games: Joel explores Clank Legacy, Ticket to Ride Legacy: Legends of the West, Evacuation, and Cabanga! Nick’s gaming adventures include Sky Team, General Orders WWII, Mille Fiori with Masterpieces expansion, and

To Back or not to Back: Crowdfunding Recap 3

It’s another wrap-up of the variety of crowdfunding projects we’ve found from around the web this week! New Projects Theme Park Mania An amusement-park-building game for 2-4 players.  Connect your rides and facilities, but when the park opens is when the competition actually starts. It looks cute, and very reminiscent of the old Theme Park… Read more »

DDP special Top 10 Anticipated Game of Essen 2023

Welcome to a special edition of the Devon Dice Podcast! In this episode, Joel, Sam, and Nick share their Top 10 Most Anticipated Games of Essen 2023. While they may not be attending the Essen Spiel trade fair in person, their excitement for these upcoming board games is through the roof! Tune in as they discuss the games that have captured their attention, from innovative mechanics to captivating themes. Whether you’re planning to attend Essen Spiel or not, this episode is your guide to the hottest games coming to the tabletop scene. Get ready to update your board game wish list as the hosts share their insights and enthusiasm for these upcoming Essen releases. It’s a virtual tour of the most exciting titles in the board gaming world, and you won’t want to miss it! #DevonDicePodcast #BoardGames #EssenSpiel2023 #AnticipatedGames 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 Twitter @DevonDiceUK, Facebook page, BGG Guild Find us on @DepressedMonk3y @The_BreweryTour @meeplescorner @njshaw2   Our web page www.devondice.co.uk Youtube – DevonDiceUK please like subscribe to our channel https://youtube.com/@DevonDice devondice2015@gmail.com  

107 DDP it’s Crowded Crowdfunding silly season. Kavango, Creature Caravan

Welcome to Episode 107 of the Devon Dice Podcast, where things are heating up in the world of board games! First up in the news section, the hosts delve into the latest hot topic of debate – the use of [Generative] AI art in board games. This thought-provoking discussion raises questions about the quality and soul of AI-generated art, the legality of training sets, and the impact on traditional artists and illustrators. Lucky Duck Games adds excitement to the mix with the announcement of a one-off reprint of Food Chain Magnate, complete with a visual upgrade. Crowdfunding takes center stage with an array of projects: Live Now: Everdell Cozy Critters, Plushies & Blankets from Starling Games Creature Caravan from Red Raven Games Battle Card, a PnP RnR micro solitaire war game, from Postmark Games Final Girl: Series 3 from Van Ryder Games Kavango, where you build a thriving Nature Reserve, from Mazaza Games Canopy: Evergreen from Weird City Games Bone Wars from The Game Brewer Theme Park Mania from Meeple Master, where you build a theme park together Vagrantsong Encore and Off the Rails expansions Coming Soon: Undergrove by Elizabeth Hargrave from AEG Takenoko Oyako, a giant Takenoko reprint, from Matagot In the Played Games segment: Joel explores the Great Western Trail: New Zealand expansion. Nick continues to enjoy Forest Shuffle on BGA. Sam embarks on a Clank adventure and experiences HEAT on BGA. And, in the “Non-Gaming Things We’re Currently Into” section: Joel and Sam are captivated by “Starfield.” Nick is enthralled by “Star Trek: Discovery” (mycelial networks again, yay!) Get ready for the next episode, where the hosts will provide an Essen Spiel Preview, giving you a sneak peek into the exciting world of board games coming your way! Tune in to Devon Dice Podcast Episode 107 for a lively discussion on AI art, crowdfunding gems, and gaming adventures that will leave you eagerly awaiting your next tabletop experience!

DDP 106 Trees, Bees, Worms, and space in-between

Welcome to Episode 106 of the Devon Dice Podcast! In this exciting installment, the hosts, Joel, Nick, and Sam, have a lot to share with you. First and foremost, they proudly announce the launch of their new website UI at devondice.co.uk, providing an enhanced experience for their listeners. At 05:25 – they dive into the world of board gaming news. Stonemaier Games creates a buzz by revealing their upcoming game, “Apiary,” which takes players on a space adventure with bees. The anticipation continues with the announcement of a new Stefan Feld game titled “Civolution.” Intriguingly, they also explore an actual strategic version of Clue, aptly named “Deduckto.” 14:35 – Crowdfunding The crowdfunding segment, beginning at 14:35, showcases some exciting projects. “Railways of the Lost Atlas” promises an approachable 18XX game that can be played in as little as an hour or up to five, depending on the scenario. “Mycelia” combines tile laying with mushroom growing, offering a unique gameplay experience. “Grim Reaper Preschool” takes a humorous approach, offering a trick-taking game where Grim Reapers learn their trade at preschool. “Cretaceous Rails” invites players to engage in network and amusement park building during the Cretaceous period. Lastly 32:34, the hosts discuss “Worms: The Board Game,” a tactical skirmish game featuring the beloved wiggly idiots from the video game series. 39:10 – Played The Played Games segment, starting at 39:10, provides insights into the hosts’ recent gaming experiences: Joel echoes: The Dancer Clank: Legacy Humanity (BGA) Nick Knarr (BGA) Forest Shuffle (BGA) Sam Clank!  Rainforest (BGA)  Phantom Ink 58:43 – “The Holt Question” At 58:43, they engage in “The Holt Question” segment, discussing which three games they would change a specific rule for and why. Joel Lords of Waterdeep  Tapestry  Rhino Hero: Super Battle

Exploring Kickstarter’s Diverse Offerings: A Weekly Recap 2

In the bustling realm of crowdfunding, a plethora of captivating projects are reaching their climaxes while fresh endeavours are making impressive debuts. This week, our attention is riveted by a tapestry of inventive ventures that have struck a chord with backers and gamers alike. First let’s Catch up on projects just finished Ascendancy: Crafting an… Read more »

On The Horizon – September 2023

Wild Tiled West

How quickly a month goes! It’s already time for this month’s preview of new releases for the month, so what are the Devon Dice crew excited for in September: Sam Freelancers: A Crossroads Game   Publisher: Plaid Hat GamesDesigner: Donald Shults There’s a couple of factors at play with Freelancers that makes me interested. Firstly,… Read more »

Planet Unknown Review Audio only

Welcome to a special podcast episode. Hear what Joel, Nick, Sam, and temporary co-host SUSAN, think of Planet Unknown by Adam’s Apple Games.  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 Twitter @DevonDiceUK, Facebook page, BGG Guild Find us on @DepressedMonk3y @The_BreweryTour @meeplescorner @njshaw2   Our web page www.devondice.co.uk Youtube – DevonDiceUK please like subscribe to our channel https://youtube.com/@DevonDice devondice2015@gmail.com  

Exploring Kickstarter’s Diverse Offerings: A Weekly Recap

In the bustling realm of crowdfunding, a plethora of captivating projects is reaching their climaxes while fresh endeavours are making impressive debuts. This week, our attention is riveted by a tapestry of inventive ventures that have struck a chord with backers and gamers alike. Ascendancy: Crafting an Epic Fantasy Saga Through 4X and Worker Placement.… Read more »