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 It's our first episode with our newer format! Hopefully you will really enjoy the changes and improvements!

 2:27 - QUICK HITS

(10:46 - Chroma Cubes)

In these Quick Hits you'll find out why Princess Leia is whacked out, hear why Jeff is in the wrong business, and get a small review about a game whose main mechanic is coloring!

www.flyingsheep.com/ChromaCubes

 19:30 - GAME SPOTLIGHT

BOSS MONSTER by Brother Wise Games

Boss Monster is a game that is inspired by classic video games. It is a "dungeon-building" card game that pits 2 to 4 players in a competition to build the ultimate side-scrolling dungeon. Player Compete to lure and destroy hapless adventurers by racing to outbid one another by building the most enticing, treasure filled dungeon.

www.bossmonstergame.wordpress.com

 36:42 - QUESTION OF THE EPISODE

"How important is expansion? Do you prefer to play new aspects of a game you love or do you prefer a new game altogether?"

44:08 - TOP FIVE EXPANSIONS

 Each of us runs down our top five favorite expansions. We discuss what makes these expansions so great and you'll find out whose number one isn't even out yet!

IN THIS EPISODE:

 

 

In this short (20 min) episode, we discuss all the changes we will be making to the show.If you didn't enter the contest, or you're a new listener, will still urge you not to miss this episode! There is some great things coming, and this is where we tell you about them!



We also announce the winner to the C.S.I. contest!



Thank you to ALL our listeners. It is because of you, and only you, that we continue to have the drive and excitement to do this show!

 

IN THIS EPISODE:

 

We're back together and we're finally giving you our thoughts on Star Wars: Edge of the Empire Role Playing Game. We also take a look at two solo games from Victory Point Games. We discuss our thoughts on house rules in the question of the episode, talk about the "Doom of Kickstarter", announce our past contest winners and start a new one, and also go over a bunch of Kickstarter projects.

  

 

 Links: 

Tessen by Van Ryder Games

Pig Pen by Island Officials

Casual Game Insider

Carmarace

Falcon 2013

The Oleg Story: Survival by Latest Pursuit





 

 GAME SPOTLIGHT 1:

STAR WARS: Edge of the Empire RPG

 

The first in a planned trilogy of Role Playing Game Settings. Edge of the Empire has you becoming one of the characters of the underworld. (You are the Scum and Villainy) - Fantasy Flight Games

www.fantasyflight.com

 

 GAMES SPOTLIGHT 2:

Infection: Humanities Last Gasp &

 Disaster on Everest

 

Two solo games from Victory point Games. Infection:Humanities Last Gasp is designed by John Gibson and has you trying to save the world from a deadly virus by creating the cure! Disaster on Everest is designed by Tom Decker and has you attempting an ascent on Everest with a dangerous storm approaching.

www.victorypointgames.com



CONTEST:

CLICK HERE

 

IN THIS EPISODE:

 

Jim and Matt went to their local game convention, DEXCON 16, in
Morristown, New Jersey. While there, guess what they did – played
lots of games! In this episode, they talk about a whole bunch of
them, focusing mainly on the board games and role playing games that
are newer, or new to them.

 

Double Exposure Conventions - http://www.dexposure.com/home.html

 

THURSDAY:

Pittsburgh 68 – A game of shuffling horror : Gamewick Games

www.gamewick.com

 

Paranoia RPG- A role playing game of a darkly humorous future : Mongoose Publishing

http://www.mongoosepublishing.com/rpgs/paranoia.html

 

Mutants & Masterminds RPG – A super hero role playing game : Green Ronin

http://www.mutantsandmasterminds.com/

 

FRIDAY:

 

Deadlands Reloaded RPG – A Savage Worlds RPG set in the weird west : Pinnacle Entertainment

http://www.peginc.com/

 

Student Bodies - “Zombies 101”  : Angry Duck Games & Smirk & Dagger

Coming 2014

 

Trains and Stations – A dice rolling / train route building game : Wiz Kids

http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/138317/trains-and-stations

 

Cache Me If You Can – A
geocaching board game : DPH Games

http://dphgames.com/cache-me-if-you-can

 

Dread RPG – Horror and suspense RPG using Jenga

http://www.tiltingatwindmills.net/dread/index.html

 

Kobolds Ate My Baby – A humorous beer & pretzels RPG : 9th Level

http://www.koboldsatemybaby.com/

 

Also .. Dungeon Fighter

 

SATURDAY:

9 Kingdoms – A miniature skirmish game (in playtest form) : 9 Kingdoms Publications

http://www.apocalypzetcg.com/index.php

 

Tessen – A simultaneous real time, 2 player, card game : Van Ryder Games

http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/137744/tessen

 

  Maximum Throwdown –A battle royal card throwing game : Alderac Entertainment Group

http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/140271/maximum-throwdown

 

Shadowrun RPG – A near future science
fantasy role playing game : Catalyst Game Labs

http://www.shadowruntabletop.com/

 

Hanabi– The 2103 Spiel Des Jahres
winner, A co-op card game : R&R Games (U.S.)

http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/98778/hanabi

 

Also … Fury of Dracula, Cards Against Humanity, and Incredibrawl

 

Other:

Battle Merchants -
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/miniongames/battle-merchants-board-game

 

Gamers On Games – (Knight Hawk Games , Rampaging Titan) -
http://www.youtube.com/user/GamersOnGames?feature=watch

 

Game Designer Wannabe -
http://www.gamedesignerwannabe.com

 

Visible Hand Games -
http://www.visiblehandgames.com/

 

Unpub - http://unpub.net/

 

 

In This Episode:

 

Jeff's back from his honeymoon! He tells us some highlights from his trip to California. Jim gives two game spotlights - KEMET and EIGHT-MINUTE EMPIRE. We also talk Kingdom Death:Monster and Roll For The Galaxy. It's Contest time! - We're giving away some Custom Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Templates! Also, Some thoughts on the PS4 and XBOX ONE, A crazy Battlestar Gallactica Game, and our question of the week tackles telling non-geeks about gaming!



GAME SPOTLIGHT 1

KEMET

From Matagot/Asmodee, An area-control, action selection, combat game set in ancient egypt. This one has absolutely beautiful artwork and components. But is it a good game, or just a bunch of other games mechanics jammed together?

 

GAME SPOTLIGHT 2

EIGHT-MINUTE EMPIRE

From Red Raven Games, Another area-control game but this one has no combat. Also it has a bit of set collection mechanics. It's fast paced and has a simple yet engaging design. But is it worth your time?  



Question of the Episode

How do you tell non geeks about this hobby and how do you express your enthusiasim?

 

CONTEST

TWO WINNERS WILL WIN A SET OF CUSTOM STAR WARS X-WING MINIATURES GAME ACRYLIC TEMPLATES!

 Listen to find out how to enter! (or see CONTEST on NJAGP.COM)

 

AND MUCH MUCH MORE!

The Islands of Purple-Haunted Putrescence RPG suppliment

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