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Isle of Cats | Featuring Frank West of City of Games

July 7th, 2019

This week Ben and Charlotte are joined by Frank West of City of Games to discuss a variety of issues ranging his current kickstarter campaign for Isle of Cats, his rationale for the game design, and of course, his love of cats and desire to adopt all the cats!

Featured Topics:

Tabletop Scotland (01:53)

Glasgow Games Gathering (04:46)

Sushi Roll by Phil Walker-Harding/Gamewright Games (06:13)

Fury of Dracula 4th Edition by Wizkids Games (10:46)

Wingspan by Elizabeth Hargrave/Stonemaier Games (20:11)

Isle of Cats by Frank West/City of Games (25:55)

 

Mentions

We're Not Wizards

One Free Elephant

Bad Cat Games

Dream Big Games

Cardboard and Coffee

 

Links

Isle of Cats Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/tcokgame/the-isle-of-cats

City of Games Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CityofGamesHQ/

City of Games Twitter: https://twitter.com/CityofGamesHQ

 

Happy Listening!

 

Kickstarter Has Rules Now…

June 30th, 2019

This week Ben and Josh discuss Kickstarter's newly released guidelines for marketing projects in an honest and transparent fashion - check out the release here https://www.kickstarter.com/honest?fbclid=IwAR2OdqxwgHwMUTKww5YXkQibtvL-4HfHXhz38JLlFVxqOrs_t_PyBdiYaQA#framing

 

Featuring

Clip Cut Park by Renegade Studios (03:37)

Isle of Cats by City of Games (07:34)

Pandemic: Rapid Reponse by Zman Games (08:36)

Stranger Things Dungeons and Dragons Starter Kit (11:38)

Jaws - The Board Game by Prospero Hall (12:37)

Kickstarter Guidelines (16:49)

 

Thanks for Listening

 

 

Complexcity | Featuring Sen-Foong Lim

May 26th, 2019

This week Ben and Charlotte are joined by special guest Sen-Foong Lim to chat about his upcoming release, Complexcity Sen-Foong has a vast and varied game design history having designed games such as Belfort, The Godfather: A New Don, Junk Art, and most recently Kingdom Rush! Together they chat about this year's Spiel de Jahres nominees and the intricacies of publishing and promoting board games. 

Topics Featured:

Spiel de Jahres nominees (2:57)

Elder Scrolls Tabletop Game by Modiphius Entertainment (15:38)

Sen-Foong/Complexcity (20:28)

 

Happy Listening!

The Sex Lives of Fantasy Dwarves

April 28th, 2019

***We have tried to keep this episode as Spoiler Free as possible. We do refer to characters in the show as of Season 8, episode 2***

 

In this week's episode Josh, Ben & Charlotte discuss a raft a news items from the world of Tabletop Gaming. They also discuss their Game of Thrones Winter Deadpool, which may contain spoilers; consider yourselves warned!

Topics Featured:

Magic: The Gathering War of The Spark Pre-release (02:41)

Bloodborne the Board Game by CMON (08:28)

Modbloks Kickstarter Campaign (11:38)

Vampire: The Masquerade - Heritage by Nice Game Publishing (12:39)

Kolosal Games Kickstarter Controversy (17:46)

Wizards of The Coast company Expansion announcements (20:36)

Warhammer: Age of Sigmar Hedonites of Slaanesh (23:33)

The Games we've been playing over the Easter Bank Holiday (26:39)

  • Chai by Steeped Games
  • Kana Gawa by 
  • Altiplano
  • Cockroach Poker
  • Unstable Unicorns
  • The Hartley Croquet 4 Nations Tournament 
  • Warhammer: Age of Sigmar Fyreslayers

 

Game of Thrones Winter Deadpool (43:16)

 

Happy Listening,

The Unlucky Frog Team

Robot Apocalypse

April 21st, 2019

This week Ben, Josh & Tom round up this week's Tabletop Gaming news including:

 

God of War Card Game by CMON (14:01)

Lord of The Rings: Journeys in Middle-Earth by Fantasy Flight Games (17:27)

Retail release of Hellboy by Mantic Games (22:02)

Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Rise and Fall of Anvalor (25:00)

Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition Odyssey of the Dragonlords Adventure Book by Modiphius Games (26:34)

Critical Role Vox Machina Kikstarter (29:09)

Mensa Select 2019 Winners (32:38)

The future of A.I and apps in Tabletop Gaming (38:08)

 

Happy Listening, 

The Unlucky Frog Team

Confessions of a Game Designer | Featuring Joe Hopkins (Endangered)

March 31st, 2019

 

This week Ben and Charlotte are joined by Joe Hopkins, the designer of Endangered which is being brought to Kickstarter by Grand Gamer Guild on Tuesday 2nd of April! Together they chat about Joe's inspiration for the game design and theme, the current trend for conservation games, and what he is doing to protect the environment.

 

New and Announcements: 

Games Workshop Announcements at Adepticon (01:39)

District 9 Kickstarter Campaign by Weta Workshop (04:08)

Oceans Kickstarter Campaign by North Star Games (06:37)

Warhammer Doomseeker by Ninja Division (14:08)

Changes to Legendary game series by Upper Deck Games (16:03)

 

Featured Topic:

Endangered by Joe Hopkins (18:40)

 

Happy listening! 

 

The Unlucky Frog Team

 

Links

Grand Gamers Guild: https://grandgamersguild.com/

Joe's Twitter: https://twitter.com/AvgJoeGames