Sat, 26 July 2014
Just passed 50,000+ Downloads now for Guns, Dice, Butter.
THANK YOU for your support!
Hope to see some of you at World Board Gaming Championships in a few days.
Hope to have a episode after WBC in August sometime.
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Thu, 3 July 2014
Welcome to Episode XXII of Guns, Dice, Butter; a series of conversations (238+ minutes in this case, given, our 238th Fourth of July) with members of the wargaming tribe.
O:05 Joe Balkoski: intro to gaming, SPI stories, Minuteman, War in the Ice, City Fight & Wacht Am Rhein, Operation Typhoon
0:33 Joe: Cover art to Patton’s Third Army, Redmon Simonsen, SPI Peak, Transition to Avalon Hill Classic, end day at SPI,
0:54 Joe: AH days, Victory Games, The Korean War
1:09 Joe: Great Campaigns of the American Civil War, Computer Gaming, post gaming, 29th Division, returning to the tribe
1:40 Nick Karp, Discussion of Desert Fox, games in the pipeline for Shenandoah Studio
2: 00 Mark Herman, Enrico Viglino, Marty Sample: “Perspective” overview, the game the Bermuda Triangle (and a discussion about the ability to control weather in the true spirit of what Richard Berg calls “playing a game from the god perspective”), Sim City, Integrated Poly/Mil Leadership, WiF/DoD, Kevin Zucker’s Napoleonic series of games, Berg’s Carthage & Rise of Roman Republic, Karp’s Vietnam
2: 20 Mark, Enrico, Marty: Enrico’s Scale & Scope rant, D&D, La Grand Guerre, Mark’s great story about John Glenn (yes, THAT John Glenn), Churchill’s bunker and mind, Unconditional Surrender, Supreme Commander, Days of Dis
2:42 Mark’s Churchill design goes to the Peloponnesian War, Lace Wars/Red Sash, games that give you orders: Musket & Pike, Hastings 1066, Men of Iron, Flowers or the Forest, playing Angicourt at SPI
3:03: Items that distract from “perspective”, tactical WWII games, disturbing swimsuit attire, Mark’s Rommel story (yes, THAT Rommel), Patton, reprint of Pacific War, new WBC location discussion
3:25 Salvatore Vasta: Discussion of his new design Unconditional Surrender
4:00 Guns, Dice, Butter wrap: gaming plate, shout outs
4:07 Remembering some of our dear gaming mates that have passed
Guns, Dice, Butter, now with approximately 50,000 downloads, is available on iTunes, Boardgame Geek, Consimworld, elsewhere and the GDB website: http://gunsdicebutter.libsyn.com/
Items mentioned on the podcast:
La Grande Guerre session report:
The Korean War session report:
Liberty Roads session report:
Empires in Arms session report:
1st MN Historical Wargaming Society:
Wargamers paying it forward: