Fri, 31 August 2012
0:05: Conversation with Kaarin Engleman, Assistant Convention Director, World Boardgaming Championships (WBC). Kaarin recaps WBC 2012 and previews WBC 2013
0:22: Conversation with friend of the show Jim Doughan. Jimbo discusses his 2012 WBC experience, Virgin Queen vs Here I Stand and Napoleonic Wars, Card Irony and Kickstarter/P500.
1:12: Conversation with John Alsen. John tells us about how he got into gaming, the First Minnesota Wargaming Society, Monstercon/Consimworld Expo 2012 in Tempe, his leadership of the 82nd Airborne in the game Devil's Cauldron/Where Eagles Dare and developing games for our wonderful hobby. We conclude with a discussion of playing the game, Amateurs to Arms: War of 1812
2:23 Kevin McPartland joins to discuss his game Amateurs to Arms (co-designed with Jerry Shilies) and his previous efforts (Tahiti and Conquest of Paridise).
3:10 Wrap up by Herr Dr; hobby news and shout-outs.
Direct download: Guns_Dice_Butter_VII.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 9:39am CDT
Thu, 30 August 2012
In episode VII of Guns, Dice, Butter we will get Kaarin Engleman's report from WBC 2012. Friend of the show, Jim Doughan, will tell us about his WBC 2012 experience, Virgin Queen, card irony and kickstarter/P500. John Alsen joins us after that to talk First Minnesota Wargaming Club good times, Consimworld/Monster Con 2012, developing wargames and our recent experience playing a lot of Amateurs to Arms (AtA), War of 1812, from Clash of Arms. We'll conclude with a conversation with Kevin McPartland, one of the designers of AtA.
The episode should be posted by the end of August.
Category:Episode Preview -- posted at: 9:18am CDT