GenCon 2015- Flying Frog

Release Date: Aug. 11, 2015

Running Time:  51 min.

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Flying Frog Productions is a company that prides itself on building game worlds with detailed characters and stories. Brothers Scott and Jason Hill join us to chat about new releases for two recent horror-themed game worlds: Shadows of Brimstone and Dark Gothic.

Shadows of Brimstone is a miniatures based adventure game of unspeakable horror set in the old west. Caverns of Cynder adds new scenarios and a dimension filled with malevolent Lavamen. In addition, Doorways into Darkness adds detailed gateway models to easily mark portals to new worlds.

Dark Gothic is a deck building game set in the Revolutionary War period of American history. Colonial Horror adds new heroes, mechanics and ten new villains which can be mixed with the original game or played on its own

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GenCon 2015 - APE Games

Release Date: Aug. 10, 2015

Running Time:  23 min.

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Kevin Brusky discusses several new and upcoming games from APE.

In Arcadia you try to build the best theme park by buying and using cards.

In Chaos Cove players recruit a team of mercenaries to complete ridiculous missions.

In The Great Dinosaur Rush each player is a paleontologist competing to find the best fossils in order to build dinosaurs out of the bones.

In Spirits of the Rice Paddy, players construct and tend rice paddies, conserving water when possible. 

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GenCon 2015 - Bad Beets

Release Date: Aug. 10, 2015

Running Time:  23 min.

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Justin Gary chats about the newest title from Stoneblade: Bad Beets, a bluffing game about kids trying to avoid eating their vegetables.

Bad Beets is a bit of a departure for Stoneblade, who is most known for the fantasy card battle games Ascension and SolForge. So we discuss this new direction for the company as well.

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GenCon 2015 - Thunderbirds

Release Date: Aug. 10, 2015

Running Time:  19 min.

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Chris Birch chats about the first big board game release from Modiphius: Thunderbirds. Designed by Matt Leacock (Pandemic) and based on the beloved action/adventure puppet tv series, players take on the roles of the characters on the International Rescue team and try to thwart disasters triggered by The Hood. 

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GenCon 2015 - Greater Than Games & Dice Hate Me

Release Date: Aug. 10, 2015

Running Time:  49 min.

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Christopher Badell and Chris Kirkman join us for a tag-team interview about the recent merger of their two companies and how it has helped them pool their business and creative resources. The result is three distinct publishing imprints all under the same roof.

Sentinel Comics publishes board, card, roleplaying games and actual comics based on Sentinels of the Multiverse.

Dice Hate Me Games are hybrids - one part Euro, one part American in style but guided by a retro-Americana aesthetic

Fabled Nexus Games will focus on games in the fantasy and science fiction genre.

We talk about new and upcoming releases within each imprint including a new rpg for Sentinels, Spirit Island, Deck Building: The Deck Building Game and New Bedford a game of historic whaling and town building in the 19th century.

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GenCon 2015 - Pick-a-Game

Release Date: Aug. 9, 2015

Running Time:  22 min.

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Jonathan Moriarity chats about his new web-based app Pick-a-Game, a game recommendation engine which uses a psychological approach. Are you a Thinker? A Atoryteller? A Socializer? An Empath? Answer a few quick questions and the app will try to match you with the right game for your mood and mindset.

Jonathan is also a Game Guru at Snakes & Lattes, a fantastic board game cafe in Toronto. We chat about his supporting role in an upcoming sitcom based on the cafe and shot entirely on location.

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GenCon 2015 - Crash Games

Release Date: Aug. 9, 2015

Running Time:  23 min.

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Patrick Nickell chats about Dead Drop and Council of Verona - two games in the Pub Series - small, quick social games you can play with friends over a beer.  

Dead Drop is a spy-themed deduction game where players try to locate an explosive device.

Council of Verona is a bluffing game inspired by Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. 

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GenCon 2015 - Game Salute

Release Date: Aug. 9, 2015

Running Time:  29 min.

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Game Salute has grown into three separate businesses over the past few years: publishing, distribution and shipping."Tabletop Tycoon" Dan Yarrington talks about how the company has evolved and learned from this process.

Dann May is the new Creative Director for game publishing. He discusses his vision and philosophy for future projects. We also chat about some new and upcoming media licensed games focused on The  Princess Bride and Fast and Furious.

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