DDP 92. Top 5 list of the Best Board Games played in 2022

It’s a new year and a slightly new show with a new focal point in each show. Joel, Nick, Lewis, and Sam are back after the Christmas break to bring you all the standard items in the podcast of the past, News, Kickstarters, and the games they have played, on top of all that, there is also a Top 3, top 4, TOP 5 games “new to them” `that they played in 2022.  #2022 #top5 #boardgames. Who had #ArkNova on their lists, what number was any #CLANK! game on sam’s, how many #Marvel games did Joel have, and what Euro games did Nick rate highly, did Lewis even play a game from 2022? Listen to find out, Enjoy the podcast 1:17 – Intro 5:06 – MicroMacro: Crime City (2-4p)  News  7:24 – Temple Raider  9:55 – Doubt is Our Product  11:48 – Tric Trac  14:00 – Woodcraft Roll & Write!  16:30 – 18 card legacy card game 19:27 – No new Heroscape  Kickstarters: 24:04 – Spirit of Christmas – On KS in Feb Nova-roma Edict-solar-contention 23:03 – Ultracryl – premium acrylic paint with maximum pigmentation 30:37 – Arabella 32:56 – Andromeda’s Edge 33:43 – Batman: Escape from Arkham Asylum 1:02:00 – Marvel United Multiverse season 3 announced 36:00 – Top 5 Board games played in 2022 (The games don’t need to have been released in 2002, but it was the first time playing them)  1:47:50 – Any other business (any other interesting things you want to bring to the table) Nick: Got me some double-d6 dice (from last year’s Dice Tower Kickstarter). They’re cool.  That’s all. Sam: I’m off to Airecon for the first time this year! Joel: on the radio https://www.omniumradio.online/home  And Wednesday (Netflix) Next episode  Review show: Clank! Catacombs 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

Thoughts from Nick… the New Wave of Kickstarters PnP

Are PnP-only Kickstarters a new trend on the platform?  Lots have been launched recently it seems, and there are a couple of new publishers doing only PnP games on crowdfunding sites.  It saves shipping costs, gives ear-immediate delivery after the campaign wraps, and allows small add-ons without breaking the bank – seems like a panacea… Read more »

DDP 91. The Christmas Show, A look back on the year in pop culture

Welcome to the Devon Dice Podcast Christmas show, all of the team have come together to bring you a festive treat of their pop culture indulgences over the last year. Ranging from board games to video games, from Movies, TV series, and books.  Episode Chapters 01:33 – Board Game Arena antics  07:04 – The Big score  10:30 – Intro  15:47 – Kickstarters:  16:04 – Empire’s End by John.D Clair – Kickstarter has ended http://kck.st/3EOmoWE  20:13 – Sol: Last Days of a Star – Insert and Reprint http://kck.st/3FFuimZ    ends – 3rd Jan  25:50 – News:  26:00 – Tiny Epic Crimes  Kickstarter – http://kck.st/3GyCING Ended   BGG – https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/374039/tiny-epic-crimes  28:55 – My Lil’ Everdell  BGG: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/375852/my-lil-everdell 32:07 – Stonemaire Games: Scythe, Red Rising, Viticulture, Euphoria, https://stonemaiergames.com/ 39:07- Clank! News  40:41 – Video Games: the debate, what do you call them?  47:03 – Powerwash Simulator, X-Box Game Pass, PS4, Switch and Steam – https://store.steampowered.com/app/1290000/PowerWash_Simulator/ 49:25 – Steam Deck – https://store.steampowered.com/steamdeck 57:07 – Hollow Knight on X-Box Game Pass, PS4, Switch and Steam – https://store.steampowered.com/app/367520/Hollow_Knight/ 01:01:06 – Vampire Survivors – X-Box Game PC, Apple App store and Steam – https://store.steampowered.com/app/1794680/Vampire_Survivors/ 01:05:03 – Reminiscing about the good old days of video gaming, Civilization 1,2,4,6, Revolution, SimCity 2000, Populous, Rome Total War,  Point and click adventurers,   01:11:50 – VR Gaming  01:12:20 Beat Sabre 2 –  https://youtube.com/watch?v=vL39Sg2AqWg&si=EnSIkaIECMiOmarE 01:17:36 – Pistol Whip –  https://youtube.com/watch?v=VHZcaut2VlE&si=EnSIkaIECMiOmarE 01:18:00 – Population 0ne – https://youtube.com/watch?v=2Fl1ARKEUwc&si=EnSIkaIECMiOmarE 01:19:30 – Gorilla Tag – https://youtube.com/watch?v=ivwQ2DUjcHI&si=EnSIkaIECMiOmarE 01:20:46 – Golf + – https://youtube.com/watch?v=SeQ3A9gIzQc&si=EnSIkaIECMiOmarE 01:30:30 – Movies – Thor: Love and Thunder and Top Gun Maverick  01:34:18 – 13 Lifes – Amerzon Prime –  https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/video/detail/B09ZT9BCLB/ref=atv_dp_share_cu_r 01:36:09 – Everything Everywhere All At Once – Amazon Prime –  https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/video/detail/B09HZ7TFKX/ref=atv_dp_share_cu_r 01:40:10 – The Northman – Amazon Prime – 

DDP 90. the one before Christmas. Heat Pedal to the Metal,

Here is episode 90 of the Devon Dice Podcast, where the guys discuss board game news, Kickstarters, and what games they have been playing lately  News Elden ring board game reaches a new low rate on board game geek but is high on the hotness My City on Board Game Arena and includes the campaign.  Black Friday sales  “80 Days” was on it and it is now in meeples corner Kickstarters Axon Protocol https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1328326899/axon-protocol Pest https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/archonagames/pest?ref=discovery_category_newest Played games  The hunger and the High Stakes expansion  Endless winter  Marvel Snap (iPhone) Blood rage etc… Battle of the breweries… Dog Park Heat, pedal to the metal Joan of Ace: Orleans Draw and Write 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 And our new discord channel Devon Dice https://discord.gg/ma7Z4Jvv2z Where you can continue the discussion there and tell us how rubbish we are.  Thank you listen  

DDP. special all about Gridcon 3 and the boardgames that we played!

Joel and Nick were very busy this past weekend attending the annual Devon Gaming event hosted by Paul Grogan of Gaming Rules. In this Podcast, you can hear all about the event and the games that were played, and much more.  Time Capsules Beer and Bread  Space base Igloo Pop    Lords of Waterdeep Astra  Yak  Wok and Roll  Dice Manor  Come Together (only partially played) Gugong  Furnace  The Hunger  Zuuli  Dungeons and Dragons onslaught  Oak  Atiwa  Hamlet (first multiplayer play) Whitstable & Faversham  (prototype from David Digby) Spiral Keys  (prototype from Richard Breese) Tiletum (first multiplayer play) Heat: Pedal to the Metal  Endless Winter  Great Western Trail: Argentina Imperial Steam On the drive home… Ian designed a game, “Going Going Scone”,  Paul Grogan’s Gridcon 3 convention summary – https://youtu.be/gBn0Ky7VzOk 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 @spoonofmilk @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 And our new discord channel Devon Dice https://discord.gg/ma7Z4Jvv2z Where you can continue the discussion there and tell us how rubbish we are.  Thank you listen  

DDP 89. Playing the short one. Lacrimosa, 3000 scoundrels and more

Joel, Lewis, and Nick bring you another podcast, filled with news, Kickstarters, and lots of games they have been playing in the shortest time possible.  Spiel Essen 2022 stats Wingspan Asia expansion Watch It Played tutorial Gay Sauna: Board Game Kickstarters Oathsworn 2nd printing Warcrow Adventures  Queen Dilemma What we have been playing The Hunger It’s a wonderful world board game  The wandering Tower Lacrimosa 3000 Scoundrels Happy Potter (cash and Guns) King of Tokyo (story)  Everdell London (2nd edition) Orléans boardgame  Sea Salt & Paper (BGA) Remember if you join the discord channel and are the first to leave a comment in the discussions then I send you a Starship Captains jigsaw puzzle. courtesy of Meeples’ Corner 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 @spoonofmilk @The_BreweryTour @meeplescorner @njshaw2   Our web page www.devondice.co.uk Youtube – DevonDiceUK please like subscribe to our channel  devondice2015@gmail.com And our new discord channel Devon Dice https://discord.gg/ma7Z4Jvv2z Where you can continue the discussion there and tell us how rubbish we are.  Thank you listen  

DDP 88. The Essen 2022 preview special, it’s a Big ONE

Welcome back to a special podcast, which has all the usual podcast banter and the added extra of the games the podcast crew would want to buy at the Essen Spiel show 2022. Please, find links and list of the games talked about below and don’t forget to join our discord page and continue the chap us there. https://discord.gg/ma7Z4Jvv2z News Clank! RPG system  Star Wars Pandemic Carnegie, Ark Nova, and Cascadia Win IGA 2022 A new Disney TCG is hitting the market in 2023! Epic store has gloomhaven for free until the 29th of september plus other games https://store.epicgames.com/en-US/p/gloomhaven-92f741   Kickstarters:  Sagrada: Artisans: A Legacy Game,  Fateforge: Chronicles of Kaan,   Merchants Cove, Expansion, Master craft  Gamefound Kingdom Come: Deliverance: KeyForge: Winds of Exchange:  Backerkit:  Daybreak (from Matt Leacock):  Game we played: Pandemic Legacy, season 1 Moonrakers El Grande Essen Spiel List.  https://www.spiel-messe.com/en/ Beer & Bread Mountains out of Molehills Keep the Heroes Out!  The Wolves Axon Protocol (English/German edition) Woodcraft 

DDP 87. The Third Side Quest podcast, Board games, video games and even a little bit of VR

Joel, Sam, and Nick are back with more Board gaming news, Kickstarter, and what they have been playing.  News   Everdale digital is available on smart devices and on steam. Skymines is the replacement for mombassa GenCon  Avalon hill announced that it will bring back HeroScape: Age of Annihilation, • Risk: Shadow Forces,  • Betrayal at House on the Hill: 3rd Edition That expansion Betrayal: The Werewolf’s Journey – Blood on the Moon. My Shelfie,  Legendary Encounters: The Matrix Deck Building Game 2 expansions Ark nova, a new map pack, and a full expansion  Ark Nova: Aquarius Matt Leacock: Daybreak,  Office Dog,  In Joan of Arc: Orléans Draw & Write, Kickstarters Doomensions: Pop-Up Mystery Manor, Barbaric Dead Reckoning Letters of Marque  Gamefound Previews Powerline Endeavor: Deep Sea KeyForge: Winds of Exchange Philosophy Gamefound  RoboMon | The Tabletop Adventure! NEXUS: Arena Combat System Lawyer Up: Season 2 late pledge Backerkit     Daybreak Played games  Joel  Power wash simulator (Xbox game pass)  Exploriana Brazil imperial Sam  The Witcher Adventure Game

DDP. 86 Clank Catacombs, Living Forest, Puerto Rico 1897, Moon

Joel, Nick, and Lewis have returned to the mics and recorded again… and they have a bumper show of news, Kickstarters, and games they have played.   News  Clank! Catacombs news https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/365717/clank-catacombs Spiel des jahres winners https://www.spiel-des-jahres.de/en/award-winners-2022/ Dice Tower Awards – https://www.reddit.com/r/boardgames/comments/w4oft9/the_15th_annual_gaming_dice_tower_awards_july_2022/ Origins convention was a poor turnout  CMON’s cyberpunk kickstarter update https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cmon/cyberpunk-2077-gangs-of-night-city/comments Puerto Rico 1897 Publisher Ravensburger Deal with the Devil (2022) Horizons of Spirit Island 3000 scoundrels from Unexpected Games by master designer Corey Konieczka  CMoN revealed their upcoming release Stranger Things: Upside Down, a cooperative board game by Rob Daviau.     Kickstarters Silver Coin: Age of Monster Hunting https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/bonafidegames/silver-coin-age-of-monster-hunters/posts Moon https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sinisterfish/moon-1?ref=user_menu Moonrakers: Titan https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ivstudios/moonrakers-titan?ref=thanks-recommendations Aquamarine https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/postmarkgames/aquamarine (shout out to Rory Muldoon – friend of Sam’s, co-designer and cofounder of Postmark Games – we interviewed him last year after the release of his debut design, Skora) https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/eraofkingdoms/era-of-kingdoms-2nd-edition-and-new-expansion-inquisition?ref=thanks-recommendations The Darktower Returns: https://www.backerkit.com/c/restoration-games/return-to-dark-tower?ref=bk_discovery Gamefound  Amun-re 20th Anniversary https://gamefound.com/projects/alley-cat-games/amun-re-20th-anniversary-edition?ref=homepage-featured_2 RA Late pledge- standard or deluxe ed?Sam: I backed it at deluxe level after much indecision on the matter! https://gamefound.com/projects/25th-century-games/ra Played games  Jo

DDP 85. The Boys are Back,.. Back again…

After a very long hiatus, Joel, Lewis, and Nick have finally returned to record a podcast. And there is lots to talk about from podcasts, board gaming news, and lots more.  Clank! Is no longer Renegade Games https://www.direwolfdigital.com/news/clank-publishing-update/ Spiel des jars nominees https://www.spiel-des-jahres.de/en/award-winners-2022/ UKGE happened CMON on Kickstarter suffers major backlash https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cmon/cyberpunk-2077-gangs-of-night-city/comments Village: Big Box Starship Captains from first-time designer Peter B. Hoffgaard Gloomhaven Digital is coming to consoles Monumental reprint and expansion need further funding to be delivered… Phantotom Chress board https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/wondersubstance/phantom-the-most-advanced-chess-board-in-the-world Tsuro: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/calliopegamenight/tsuro-luxury-limited-edition Played games  Joel: Reload, Golem, Via Appia Lewis: Brass Birmingham, Throw throw burrito  Nick: Scythe, Undaunted: North Africa, Subterra This has been another excellent Devon Dice Podcast and remember, it’s your turn!   Find the Twitter @DevonDiceUK Find us on @DepressedMonk3y @spoonofmilk @The_BreweryTour @meeplescorner @njshaw2   Find our Facebook page  Our web page www.devondice.co.uk Youtube – DevonDiceUK please like subscribe to our channel  devondice2015@gmail.com BGG Guild  – Thank you listen