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AireCon 2019 Review Show

March 12th, 2019

Ben and Charlotte share their thoughts on AireCon 2019!

 

Housekeeping

Patreon Shout out - Oscar Hartley (01:39) 

 

News

Critical Role Vox Machina Kickstarter (03:34)

Fallout RPG by Modiphius Games (06:10)

 

AireCon 2019 (08:39)

Friday

- Reichbusters by Mythic Games (12:02)

- Comanauts by Plaid Hat Games (15:54)

Saturday

- Crisis by Ludicreations (20:28)

- Jon Hodgson Seminar (22:48)

- Duke's Pizza (28:01)

- Hive by Gen42 (29:48)

- Games Crusade and Emmerse Studios (31:03)

- Forks playtest by Radical 8 Games (32:22)

- Polyhedron Collider Live Event (34:55)

- Brexit: The Real Deal by Wotan Games (38:25)

- Koi by Smirk & Laughter Games (44:38)

- Cockroach Poker by Jacques Zeimet (45:57)

- Fameeple Fortunes with I Play Red (48:39)

- Jollyboat (51:39)

Sunday

- Quacks of Quedlinburg by Schmidt Spiele (52:50)

- Altiplano by Reiner Stockhausen (55:07)

Final Thoughts on AireCon 2019 (1:01:17)

 

Happy Listening!

Unlucky Frog Gaming

 

Mentions:

Mark of Dream Big Games

Fabled Lands

David and Duncan of Tabletop Scotland

Giles Pound of Both Sides of The Table

Rodney Smith of Watch It Played

Paul Grogan on Gaming Rules!

 

Episode 98: Unlucky Frog On Tour - Glasgow Games Festival 2019

November 18th, 2018

In this week's episode Josh and Charlotte give us a round up of their experience of Glasgow Games Festival 2019!

 

Nuts and Bots by Cardboard and Coffee (00:01:06)

Adreneline by Czech Edition Games (00:03:27)

Squirrel by Format 15 Games (00:06:08)

1 Survives, the game of horror/slasher survival  (00:10:50)

Magnificent Flying Machines by Medusa Games (00:18:15)

Space Horizons (00:18:50)

KeyForge by Fantasy Flight Games (00:23:50)

 

Shout outs (00:33.00)

Bez of Stuff By Bez

One Free Elephant

Mark Mackinnon Dream Big Games

Justin of Bad Cat Games

Medusa Games

Dave Wright of Tabletop Scotland

Nick (Unpopular Mechanic)

Tony Axon

Brainwaves

Eric from Juniper Green Games

Lucky Sparrow Gaming Cafe

 

Credits:

Presented by Josh Hartley and Charlotte Porter

Post Production by Josh Hartley

 

Episode 81: Beautiful Games, Beautiful Tables, Beautiful People / Unlucky Frog On Tour - Tabletop Scotland

September 5th, 2018

Fresh from their stint as the Official Media partner for the inaugural Tabletop Scotland, Josh, Ben and Charlotte chat with Kenny and Lawrence of the Dice Roll Cafe about their thoughts on the event! 

Recorded in the very atmospheric snug in the Cherrybank Inn in Perth, together they cover a whole array of things including:

- Darius Twyman and his Magical travelling Games Library

- Villainous, the Game of Disney Villains

- Kickstarter Launch for Microbrew by One Free Elephant

- Seminars by Meeples like Us and Bez of Stuff by Bez

- Room D100+1

- The Pub Quiz at Tabletop Scotland

- Everdell at the Geeknson Table

- Pandemic Survival

- D&D Epic

- The Bring and Buy

- Warhammer Underworlds Tournaments. 

 

We hope you enjoy listening! 

The Unlucky Frog Team

 

Honourable shoutouts include:

Mark McKinnon of Wreck and Ruin Fame

Ross and Kev of West End Games

Steve Fettes of Common Ground Games

Kat from IPlayRed

Matt Coward

Peter Hopkins of Drawn To The Flame 

Duncan Cowan of Tabletop Scotland

Sarah Kennington of One Free Elephant

Richard Simpson of We're Not Wizards 

Iain McAllister of The Giant Brain

Genki Gear

....and of course, The Tabletop Scotland team, volunteers and everyone who came along!

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Links for Dice Roll Cafe

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiceRollCafe/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/dicerollcafe

Instragram: https://www.instagram.com/dicerollcafe/

 

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Episode Credits

Recorded before a pub staff audience at the Cherrybank Inn, Perth

Hosted by Josh Hartley, Ben Porter and Charlotte Porter

Guest Appearance by Kenny Li and Lawrence Tucker

Post Production by Charlotte Porter

Episode Art by Charlotte Porter

Patron Outro by Tom Mannering

Episode 67: Unlucky Frog on Tour - Magic Pre-release (…or Magic Herpes)

July 15th, 2018

This week Josh is joined by Tom Mannering and Ewan Bowers for an episode dedicated to Magic: The Gathering. Together they discuss the recent M19 pre-release event that they attended at ComiCrazy in Paisley and we introduce a new segment of the show, 'What's in the Booster Packs?!' - pretty much 'What's in the Box?!' without a box. Listen in as they explain what they would do with the cards in the packs, the mechanics and lore of the game, and share their own experience of playing Magic over the years. 

Happy Listening

The Unlucky Frog Team

 

Episode 56: Unlucky Frog On Tour - UK Games Expo (Part 2)

June 7th, 2018

Ben and Josh are joined once again by Iain McAllister of The Giant Brain for the continuation of our UK Games Expo round up!

 

We hope enjoy listening, 

The Unlucky Frog Team

 

Mentions

Boardgame Console by Wizama

Taiwan Boardgame Design

Games Workshop

Arkham Horror: Paths to Carcosa and Forgetton Age by Fantasy Flight Games

Pathfinder Playtest by Paizo

Holding On: Troubled Life of Billy Kerr by Hub Games

Village Attacks by Grimlord

Board Games Crate

VoteMe by Redwell Games

Old Hellfire Club

Episode 54: Unlucky Frog On Tour - UK Games Expo Review (Part 1)

June 5th, 2018

Ben and Josh are joined by Iain McAllister of The Giant Brain for their UK Games Expo wrap up episode, part 1! Together they cover Thursday's Press Preview, Friday's Shadespire: Grand Clash, the JollyBoat comedy duo and the plethora of games that they demo'ed, listed below!

We hope you enjoy listening.

The Unlucky Frog Team

 

Mentions:

Sins RPG by First Falling Leaf

Ruthless by Alley Cat Games & Roland's Revenge

Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Champions by Playfusion

The Gig by Brain Crack Games

Gladiatores by Bad Cat Games

Towers of The Sun published by Quality Beasts 

Doomsday Bots by Digisprite  

Dare to Dream by Turtle Dream Games

Fallout: Wasteland Warfare by Modiphius Games 

Ice Cool by Brain Games

UK Indie RPG League

Villagers by Sinister Fish Games

JollyBoat

Ominones Hieroglyphs by Yay Games

Legends Untold and Lord of The Hoard by Inspiring Games

Hero Master by The Noble Artist

Shadows of Esteren by Studio Agate

 

 

 

Episode 41: Independence Day On Tour - Richard Denning

April 18th, 2018

Whilst at Conpulsion 2018 Ben caught up with Richard Denning of Medusa Games. Together they talk about the convention scene, the ins and outs of organising UK Games Expo, and his upcoming release Magnificent Flying Machines which Ben, Josh and Charlotte had the chance to play at Glasgow Games Fest. 

**Please note that there is a lot of background noise in this episode as it was recorded live at Conpulsion**

 

We hope you enjoy listening!

The Unlucky Frog Team

 

 

Bonus Episode: Unlucky Frog on Tour - Conpulsion 2018 - Exhibitors Reel

April 15th, 2018

A collection of short interviews with exhibitors from Conpulsion 2018. Includes:

- David of the Dawn Duellists

- Calum, former event organiser 

- Keith McLeman of Cardboard and Coffee

- Matt Coward, Tabletop Researcher

We hope you enjoy listening! 

 

Thanks for listening, 

The Unlucky Frog Team

 

Bonus Episode: Unlucky Frog on Tour - Conpulsion 2018

April 15th, 2018

Ben and Charlotte are joined by guest co-host Iona Craig, and together they share their experience of Conpulsion 2018. 

Listen in as they discuss their thoughts and recommendations for Conpulsion 2019. They also discuss some of the things they were involved in and the people they caught up with including:

- Richard Denning of Medusa Games and UKGE

- Keith McLeman of Cardboard and Coffee, and his game Nuts and Bots

- Dawn Duellists, a historical european martials arts

- Dave Wright of Tabletop Scotland 

 

We hope you enjoy listening!

 

Thanks

The Unlucky Frog Team

Episode 31: Unlucky Frog On Tour - AireCon part 2 (Knights of the North Pole)

March 18th, 2018

In the second part of our AireCon review Josh and Ben chat about some of the things they got up to on the fnal day of the convention. Highlights include:

Football Rivals

Merchants of Medius by Pike Gaming

Fighting Fantasy

and much more, including a potential City of Kings and Age of Sigmar tie in! 

 

We hope you enjoy listening in 

 

Thanks

Josh, Ben & Charlotte

 

Episode 29: Unlucky Frog On Tour - AireCon 2018

March 11th, 2018

This week are coming at you all the way from Harrogate for AireCon 2018, and the first of our Unlucky Frog On Tour episodes! In this episode Ben, Charlotte & Josh share their experience of the convention with highlights about:

 

- The City of Kings

- Nuts and Bots

- On the Couch with Polyhedron Collider

& much more!

 

Thanks for listening!

Ben, Josh & Charlotte

 

Episode 20.2 : Tabletop Big Dogs (2 of 2)

February 11th, 2018

#UnluckyFrogOnTour

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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Episode 20.1 : Tabletop Big Dogs (1 of 2)

February 11th, 2018

#UnluckyFrogOnTour

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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Bonus Episode - Glasgow Games Festival 2017

November 13th, 2017

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!

Write to us: unluckyfroggaming@gmail.com