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Tabletop Gaming Podcast based in Glasgow, Scotland. We play D&D, Pathfinder, Magic: The Gathering, Warhammer: The Age of Sigmar and a plethora of board games!

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In this week's 'Independence Day' Episode the boys are chatting with Jake Dluhy in relation to his ongoing Kickstarter campaign, Warscribe. Warscribe is a campaign manangement app that tracks different players within the campaign and records their battles, resources, and gold on a virtual map. They also bond over their shared love of Warhammer.

Click here to find out more about Jake's Kickstarter

We hope you enjoy listening, 

Ben, Josh & Charlotte

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Disclaimer:

Please note that this episode contains mild to moderate 'Dad' humour for which 2/3 of the Unlucky Frog Gaming Podcast are sorry. We are also legally obliged to tell you that Josh, the perpetrator of this heinous act, is not sorry at all. 

This week Josh and Ben are joined by Callum (AKA Lanky Santa), and Scot, one of Josh's Pathfinder campaign buddies, and previous competition winner (not a fix, we swear!). The main theme of this week's episode is Warhammer: Age of Sigmar's most recent release, Malign Portents. They also discuss recent card updates to Magic: The Gathering, and controversy at  Warhammer 40K Las Vegas open semi-finals.

Charlotte also makes an impromptu appearance.

 

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In this Episode of the Unlucky Frog Gaming Podcast: Independence Day, Josh and Ben are joined by Bob and Ryan of One Way West Games. Together they discuss their fondest childhood gaming memories, copyright issues and their recent Kickstarter, Monster Highway campaign (which has been successdful!).

Listen in to find out more!

Thanks

Ben, Josh & Charlotte

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The first half of our special double upload features interviews with Stuart of Big Dog Books, Andrew Parrott, local SNP Councillor & Duncan & Simon of Tabletop Scotland!

This recording has been recorded live from the Tabletop Scotland Ticket Sales Launch in Perth on Wednesday 31st of January 2018.

We hope you enjoy listening!

 

Ben, Charlotte & Josh

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The second half of our special double upload features interviews with Ian Potter of PK Perspective, and John Harper of Tabletop Scotland!

This recording was recorded live from the Tabletop Scotland Ticket Sales Launch in Perth on Wednesday 31st of January 2018.

We hope you enjoy listening!

 

Ben, Charlotte & Josh

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In our second Independence Day Josh and Ben are joined by Steve Fettes of Commonground Games in Stirling. If you are a regular listener to the show you'll no doubt have heard the boys talk about the shop! Listen in to hear from Steve himself, and what inspired him to open the gaming shop and venue!

Also it is our first field recording, although we forgot the cable for the yeti mic which means the audio isn't its usual standard!  Listen in and let us know what you think, and if you haven't been to Commonground Games yet, make a point of swinging by :)

Happy Listening!

Josh, Ben & Charlotte 

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This week Josh & Ben review what has been a busy, busy week. They discuss recent games including Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire friendly tournament, Age of Sigmar: Firestorm and the newest edition to their games catalogue, Fog of Love!

The boys also share their views on recent Kickstarters trends, and question whether larger existing businesses should use Kickstarter...Do you think larger business should or should it be solely for kick-starting new endeavours? Listen in and let us know what you think?

Thanks for listening!

Ben, Josh (& Charlotte too!)

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Welcome to the Unlucky Frog Gaming Podcast's new show "Independence Day"! 

In our first episode Josh and Ben are joined by Brandon Rollins of Brandon the Game Dev Blog discussing his upcoming release 'Highways and Byways' and it's kickstarter launch in March. He also shares some handy Kickstarter hints and tips for anyone considering using it as a creator.  Brandon and the boys also chat about Brandon's Pangea Discord Server - a community of 1000 game developers, artists and passionate creators. 

 Listen in to find out more!

Happy Listening,

Josh, Ben & Charlotte

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In this episode Josh, Ben & Charlotte recall their gaming highlights of 2017, and announce their game of the year for 2017. Let us know what you think of our selections!

 

Once again, similar to Episode 11: Secret Santa we can confirm that Eric Lang did not write the Snowman...but did David Bowie appear in it?

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January 27, 2018

Bonus Episode - Blooper Reel

To mark our 600th Podbean download and 500 Twitter follower combo we have put together a small Blooper Reel! We hope you enjoy!

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In this episode Josh and Ben chat about the recent Pokemon pre-release heist, and recent Magic pre-releases amongst other things! They also update us on the recent drama from their Pathfinder and Dungeons and Dragon campaigns, as well as their thoughts of Legendary. Shenanigans Abound!

 

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January 14, 2018

Episode 14: Spoilers Abound!

We were fortunate enough to have had David Wright of Tabletop Scotland on the Podcast talking about their upcoming convention in September. He may even have let slip some new announcements too!

Be warned, Spoilers Abound! 

 

Listen in to find out more!

 

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January 7, 2018

Episode 13: Paris Syndrome

In this week's episode the boys update us on their Dungeons and Dragons & Pathfinder campaigns, as well as their most recent Age of Sigmar Firestorm games. They also talk about Paris Syndrome in terms of tabletop gaming and their expectations of Gloomhaven.

Also a shoutout to our Facebook and Twitter competition winners Scot and Adam! 

Listen in, and listen well!

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December 31, 2017

Episode 12 : Year of the Frog

Listen in to the very last episode of 2017!

In this episode Ben and Josh talk about games they have been playing over the festive period with friends and family such as Total Rickall and Barenpark. The boys also look ahead to what the games they would like to play in 2018, as well as the conventions that are already in the diary including Airecon, UK Games Expo and Tabletop Scotland! Listen in to find out what we have in store :D

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December 25, 2017

Episode 11: Secret Santa

In this episode the Unlucky Frog team have built their own Christmas Grotto, and invited the ghosts of Unlucky Frog Past, namely Callum Flint, Charlotte Porter and Mark Mackinnon of Wreck and Ruin fame to take part in a tabletop gaming related Secret Santa! They are also joined by the ghost of Unlucky Frog Future - Colin Wilson (This is his first time on, but you might feel like you already know him)!

Listen in to hear what delightful festive hijinks befell the group in the Unlucky Frog Grotto.

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Episode 10: Chinese Murder Van
 
In this episode the boys are joined by their third musketeer Charlotte! Together they discuss their recent foray into Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire, as well as their thoughts on playtesting Zoomaka. This week is also the first installment of our "What's In the Box??!!" segment. So listen to find out what was in the box.
 
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The boys are joined, once again, by Mark McKinnon of Wreck and Ruin Fame! Tune in to find out how Mark got into gaming and game development, and shares his experience of entering the game design world!

 

Happy Listening 

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This week Ben & Josh are joined by Mark McKinnon of Wreck and Ruin Fame. Inspired by a recent tweet by The Giant Brain pitch new development ideas for board games including "2016: The Year of the Celebrity Death". A race against the clock to save your favourite Celebs from the year that was 2016.

They also discuss the immensely deep and brutal Kingdom Death which Mark has been playing...including the saga of the White Lion's testicles...

This is also the first recording since going on Patreon - so if you are one of our Patrons make sure that you listen in for your shout out!

- The Unlucky Frog
Ben, Josh & Charlotte

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November 26, 2017

Episode 8.2: Bez on Bez

We are once again joined by the mind behind Stuff By Bez this week. Tune in to find out how Bez got into tabletop game development and also to hear a bit about some of the games currently in development. Skip to 24.00 to hear Josh and Ben spit some bars as they try out a prototype for Blether.

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This week is the first of two episodes in which the boys are joined by the Eponymous Bez of Stuff By Bez! Bez shares some of the highlights of Essen Spiel 2017, including but not limited to Bez's very own Yogi and Wibbell++, and also Burgle Bros., and Pylos. Josh shares another near death experience from his Pathfinder campaign, whilst Ben discusses his recent foray into Warhammer Underworlds.

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The Unlucky Frog Team attended Glasgow Games Festival this weekend and so we thought we would shoehorn a bonus episode all about the convention into this week's schedule! We discuss a few of the games we managed to try out, including Wreck and Ruin, ElemenZ and Magnificent Flying Machines and share our thoughts on the event in general. Normal programming will resume on Sunday (19/11/17) with the first of two episodes featuring Bez of Stuff by Bez, so stay tuned!

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November 12, 2017

Episode 7.2 : Murder Hoboing

Tom Mannering of Scottish Pathfinder Society fame joins us again this week to talk about his humble beginnings in roleplaying games and shares his wealth of experience as a Games Master both of Pathfinder and a multiplicity of other systems. Josh and Ben also here the phrase "murder hoboing" used in a sentence for the first time.

Tomorrow we'll have a special retrospective of the Glasgow Games Festival for you, and next week we have the first of two episode featuring the Eponymous Bez of Stuff by Bez.

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November 5, 2017

Episode 7.1: Gandalf’s Hat

This week the boys are joined by Tom Mannering of the Scottish Pathfinder Society to talk about the latest games showcased at Essen and the latest happenings in their Age of Sigmar Firestorm campaign. THey also talk about RPG's including Pathfinder & Legend of the Five Rings.

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October 29, 2017

Episode 6.2: Murder Bingo!

This week the boys are discussing their favourite spooky games to play on Halloween! Betrayal at House on the Hill, Letters from Whitechapel and Gloom all feature. They also discuss Lovecraftian horror - are we at "tentacle saturation point"? Listen in to find out what Josh and Ben think!

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This week the boys discuss the pitfalls of tournament gaming, Josh's latest escapades in Pathfinder, Sushi Go, and the opening of their Firestorm campaign for Age of Sigmar!

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This week Josh and Ben discuss Tyrants of the Underdark, their recent D&D and Pathfinder exploits, and the new Magic: The Gathering Ixalan expansion. Tune in next week to hear the boys talk about Warhammer Campaigns new and old!

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This week Josh and Ben discuss their recent trip to Common Ground Games in Stirling and the Age of Sigmar Mega Battle they played there with the boys. They also discuss previous wargaming campaigns they have participated in, and look forward to the new Age of Sigmar 'Firestorm' campaign.

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October 21, 2017

Episode 4.2: Magic Burnout

In this week's episode, Josh and Ben discuss burnout in tabletop gaming and how the combat it, drawing on their own experiences from Magic: The Gathering and painting armies and miniatures for tabletop games. As always, let us know what you think. Also, if you have anything gaming-related you'd like to hear us talk about we'd happily consider it.

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Episode 4:1 is now Live!!

SPOILER ALERT - Nobody is actually pregnant.

We're changing up the format slightly this time so that each episode is split into two halves, allowing is to do a more digestible upload each week. Let us know what you think.

This week Josh and Ben discuss their latest gaming exploits including Ben's first experiences of using the new Fyreslayer abilities at a small Age of Sigmar tournament, and Josh's first foray into the Arabian Nights Storytelling game.

Tune in again next week for Josh and Ben's experiences of burnout in tabletop gaming and how they deal with it.

 

 

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Episode 3 is live! Josh and Ben are joined this week by Callum as they discuss HasCon 2017, the new General's Handbook for Age of Sigmar and the new Blightwar boxed set. The boys also share their experiences of creating characters for tabletop games, ranging from their forays into Pathfinder and D & D, to wargaming campaigns they have participated in.

 

Let us know what you think in the comments, or write to us at unluckyfroggaming@gmail.com!

-The Unlucky Frog Gaming Team

 

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Episode 2 is now live!

In this week's episode, Josh and Ben discuss their recent Age of Sigmar: Skirmish game and their foray into Dark Souls: The Board Game. They also discuss their experiences with Kickstarter - good and bad - and look forward to the projects they've backed.

Listen in and let us know what you think 

Music credit: FourFox

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October 21, 2017

Episode 1: Pilot

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