Long Time No See

Aaron

Hey everyone, it’s been awhile. I mean, I knew having a baby, moving, and actually working on games for a living would take me away some, but I didn’t realize quite how much! Ah well.

I wish I could promise I’d start doing more, but I can’t. I occasionally look at my recording equipment sigh wistfully, but maybe I’ll get a chance to use it for work once we get past GenCon. That would be fun.

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Gaming Done Right – Episode 41: Awesomeness Abounds

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

Apologies for the episode going up late.  Baseball started for the kids.  Also, the next episode is up in the air at the moment.  Life is getting in the way.

The show opens up with a discussion about Imperial Assault, this time the Skirmish game.

Next up, the guys discuss Malifaux models.  They each pick a model to buff and pick one to cut in power.  Interesting speculation all around.

The guys continue the discussion around a gaming habit they wish they could change.  Dan gives us an honest answer.  Mike and Brian dance around the topic hemming and hawing the whole time.

The show closes with the new hotness for the GDR crew, Star Wars Armada, the new fleet combat game from Fantasy Flight.

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esperate Mercs 23 – First Adepticon report w/ Andrew Weakland

Been a long while. Freak snow storms and general inability to get together prevented us from getting together.

What does it take get us together? Living through Adepticon.

Myself and Josh went to Adepticon, both our first time, and were pretty much amazed about how large it was. It was a new location for Adepticon and it was just great all around.

Met many people from the Malifaux community so shouts to Cheated Fates, Aaron Darland, Mason, Andrew Weakland, and Arash.

Some upcoming events

BKFaux II – The Fauxening
a Wyrd-sanctioned nationals qualifier Malifaux event a Nu Brand Gaming. (Andrew Weakland’s/Guy in a Suit shin-dig)
New York City, NY
Saturday, May 23, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 6:30 PM
Tickets sold here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bkfaux-ii-the-fauxening-tickets-16306106002

Bel Air Games Spring Malifaux Tournament (Matt, Nick, and possibly others from the show will be there)
Bel Air Games® is at:
1202 Agora Drive, Suite B, Bel Air, MD 21014
April 4th from noon to 8:30

NOVA Open
Labor Day weekend: September 3-6 at the Hyatt Regency
Matt Stanley will be running Malifaux again. We’ll be sure to talk about it when it gets closer.

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Gaming Done Right – Episode 40: Top Armada

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

The show opens up with Armada.  A new Fantasy Flight Game that is all the rage.  Mike bought it, and played it, so now, we must talk it.

Next up, the guys chat about Malifaux and what makes a competitive master.  At least in each of their eyes.  Clearly there is one right opinion and two wrong ones.

Finally, it’s a Top 10.  This time, TV shows.

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Gaming Done Right – Episode 39: Hiring Imperial Kaiju

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

The show opens up with the gang talking about some of the recent Myth news.  Specifically the new Kickstarter and the new 2.0 rules.

Next, the boys bust out a new topic, “The Movie Review.”  The group watched Pacific Rim.  It was…well, it was a movie.  It had Kaiju.  And it was as consistent…no wait, it wasn’t consistent at all.  It did have Kaiju and Robots though!  Lots of them.

Next up, the guys tackled Malifaux Hiring Pools for tournaments.  Interesting discussion back and forth though the segment.  It really depends on the goal of the tournament.

Finally, the guys wrap up the show talking about the Imperial Assault Campaign.  The guys are in the midst of 2 separate campaigns.  The first is nearly complete and the second is about half way done.  Not to mention the number of one off games that group has played.  It is quickly climbing the groups’ list of most played games.

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