Gaming Done Right – Episode 31: Mike’s Bum is on Fire

GamingRightAvatarGaming Done Right, a bi-weekly podcast where we talk all things games hosted by Brian, Mike and Dan.

Just a quick note, we are still having a bit of minor trouble with the sound.  We are working on it.  Hopefully we can nail down the problem shortly.

The guys open the show talking about Gotham, a new show on Fox .  Dan and Mike have seen it and Brian has talked about seeing it.  This segment is mostly on Mike and Dan.

Next up, the guys discuss another Wyrd Games product, Through the Breach.  Mike and Dan backed the Kickstarter and recently got their pledge.  The guys discuss some of the game and where it can go.  All in all, we are fairly excited to play.

We follow up with the Hot Seat.  However, this time, Mike takes the lead.

Finally, the guys discuss what draws them to a particular miniatures faction.

Lastly, check out BryceCon at www.brycecon.com.  MLK weekend in Jan 2015!

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Gaming Done Right – Episode 30: Story Telling

GamingRightAvatarGaming Done Right, a bi-weekly podcast where we talk all things games hosted by Brian, Mike and Dan.

We continue reaping the fertile ground that is GenCon 2014 with another board game that was demo’ed and subsequently picked up as a result.  We chat a bit about our impressions of Winter Tales.  A story-telling board game.

Next we move on to Fiasco.  Not a fiasco, as that could probably describe the entire podcast.  We are talking more the role playing, story telling game.  The idea is to make your own Coen brother’s movie.  Yeah, hilarity ensues.

Next up, the guys break down the Malifaux Strategies. This is basically the companion episode to our break down of the schemes.

Lastly, we chat about our annual Halloween game, which is going to occur a week after Halloween.  We will probably recap the game in the next episode, but it depends on our recording opportunities.

Lastly, check out BryceCon at www.brycecon.com.  MLK weekend in Jan 2015!

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Gaming Done Right – Episode 29: Video Games

GamingRightAvatarGaming Done Right, a bi-weekly podcast where we talk all things games hosted by Brian, Mike and Dan.

Sorry about the delay, but we finally got it up.  That said, the audio is not perfect.  We did end up finding the root cause (we think).

We open the show with a brief discussion of one of the game we play when we are waiting for everyone to come over.  Bang, The Dice Game, is a quick easy mindless game.

Second the gang discusses their new forays into Malifaux.  This focuses mostly on how some of the Wave 2 masters have functioned.

From there, the boys relive the halcyon days of their youth and discuss the Top 10 Video Games of all time, according to each of them.  Which of course means that two of the guys are wrong.

After the outro, we threw in a bonus segment for our listeners.  Frankly it is a train wreck.  We were trying to make sure the mics worked properly and we needed to record something.  As a result, we dissected Mike’s love for human suffering.

Hope you enjoy!

Lastly, check out BryceCon at www.brycecon.com.  MLK weekend in Jan 2015!

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Desperate Mercs 17 – Why We Choose Crews

Hiring is sometimes difficult in Malifaux, but there are ways to protect yourself from being denied victory points while still be malleable to the situations that might come up during the game.

While choosing schemes is technically done after you know the full crew makeup of your opponent, you can usually pick your models against your opponent’s faction correctly by assuming:

a) which leaders/models from the faction that you are facing that are good at completing the strat/scheme pool (in which case, how do you deny or make it difficult for the opponent?)
b) which leaders/models from the faction are great at disrupting you from completing your strat/scheme pool (in which case, is there some model to prevent the issue?)
c) if a combination of a. and b., should you consider selecting a crew that might possibly be fighting against your worst matchup?

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