Thursday, December 29, 2005

AGC 18 December 31 2005 (Happy New Year) (84:30)

With Mark Kinney and Chris Heim. Iridium System released under the OGL. White Wolf compromised by hackers. Year in review: Online publishing. Licensing. Media attention, from Brazil to adaptions of games. Podcasting. GAMA and selling D&D. High profile game releases. The Paladin brings us First Strike at Collectible Games: Yu-Gi-Oh! Gaming for Cheap Bastards: Bride of Portable Hole! Hey I Can Use That: Rhapsody, by Elizabeth Haydon! Games You May Never Have Heard Of: Tinkerer's Dam! And a few more words from Ben Balestra. Ask A Gamer, coming to a podcast near you! The Most Controversial Review Ever On All Games Considered. Tell us our future! The Frappr Map, if you missed it before. Feedback: Dogs in the Vinyard, Ohayocon and Marcon, A Kringle In Time and Santa's Secret, Arkham Horror and House on the Hill.

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Iridium System Download
Elizabeth Haydon's Website
The Controversial Game (Not Work-safe; Flash animation warning)
Dogs In The Vineyard
AGC's Frappr Map (Ben Balestra) (Ask A Gamer)

Tuesday, December 13, 2005

All Games Considered Special Addendum December 13 2005 (5:01)

With Mark Kinney. Hasbro library games available at Chapters Bookstores in Canada. All Games Considered's Frappr map. Voting and other such support again. Plans for New Year. Go ahead and send in your feedback and we'll cover it.

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AGC's Frappr Map

Thursday, December 08, 2005

AGC 17 December 10 2005 (Religion-Based Games) (59:40)

With Mark Kinney and Chris Heim. Thanks to Mags and RPG Buffet. Barnes and Noble "University" Discovering D&D course, with MSTing effect by the hosts. Betrayal at House on the Hill. A promise of a review of Monsters Menace America. Games You May Never Have Heard Of: War On High! There should be holiday games! Thoughts on religion in Vampire. In Nomine. Rapture: The Second Coming. Fading Suns thrown in at the last minute. The End. Redemption. Settlers of Canaan. Settlers of Zarahemla.
Dragonraid. Does Mind's Eye Theater have an "I'm on fire!" sign? A letter on the Peer to Peer segment last episode. Site of the Fortnight: The end of year plans. Convention schedule podcast? Happy Holidays!

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B&NU Discovering Dungeons and Dragons
Betrayal at House on the Hill
Tri Tac Games (War on High)
In Nomine (Steve Jackson Games)
Asmodee Editions (In Nomine Satanis/Magna Veritas)
Rapture: The Second Coming
Cactus Game Design Inc (Redemption and Settlers of Canaan)
Inspiration Games (Settlers of Zarahemla)
Adventures for Christ (Dragonraid)
Star (Ben Balestra)

Friday, November 25, 2005

AGC 16 November 26 2005 (File Sharing and DRM) (54:40)

With Mark Kinney and Chris Heim. The GOBLIN gaming podcast feed and Gaming Broadcast Network. Hasbro's Library Editions -- a Target exclusive! An aside on foreign boardgame names. RPGBlog's Holiday Gift Guide (again). Games You May Never Have Heard Of: Fairy Meat! Polymancer's article on file sharing. A discussion of file sharing, pdfs and DRM. An email about friends and SFB. Someone play Star Wars Battlefront II with Chris, please? Mark's potential podcast sidelines. Running a podcast game?

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GOBLIN Aggregate Gaming Podcast Feed
Gaming Broadcast Network
Target's Hasbro Library Edition search results
RPG Blog's Holiday Gift Guide
Polymancer Studios
File "Sharing": A Disservice to the Hobby article
Hamster Press (Matrix Game rules) (Ben Balestra)

Friday, November 11, 2005

AGC 15 November 12 2005 (Reviews) (57:53)

With Mark Kinney and Chris Heim. Thanks to those helping support us by sending feedback and voting and stuff. News items: An SF-Themed All Flesh Must Be Eaten book, RPG Blog's Holiday Gift Guide, and computer assisted boardgaming (care of BBC World Service's "Go Digital"). The reviews begin: Gloom, World of Warcraft, Savage Worlds, Shaintar: Immortal Legends. Games You May Never Have Heard Of: Or rather, may be frightened of, with Star Fleet Battles. Gaming For Cheap Bastards: Tri-Stat. Closing out with discussion of the Unisystem, and a warning about the New Years show.

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Eden Studios
All Flesh Must Be Eaten
RPG Blog's Holiday Gift Guide
BBC World Service Go Digital
Gloom (Atlas Games)
World of Warcraft (White Wolf)
Savage Worlds (Great White Games)
Savage Heroes
Talisman Studios
Shaintar:Immortal Heroes
Amarillo Design Bureau/Star Fleet Battles
SFB Books at American Science and Surplus
Guardians of Order
GoO Download Page (Ben Balestra)

Monday, October 31, 2005

AGC 14 October 29 2005 (Horror Games) (52:00)

With Mark Kinney and Chris Heim. A few words about feedback, and the need for a new collectible game specialist. This show, horror gaming. Screen Play: Curse of Frankenstein. Gaming For Cheap Bastards: Witchcraft. We have a winner. Games You May Never Have Heard Of: Nightlife. Three categories of Horror: Happy-go-lucky, Edge of the Abyss, and We're So Screwed. Running a horror game. Chris gets a bit rambunctious.

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Eden Studios
Witchcraft Download
Tri Tac Games (Nightlife)

GURPS Horror
Palladium Books (Beyond the Supernatural/Nightbane)
White Wolf Game Studio (Vampire)
Chaosium (Call of Cthulhu)
7th Circle (Kult)
Unknown Armies (Ben Balestra)

Thursday, October 13, 2005

AGC 13 October 15 2005 (Wargaming) (63:50)

With Mark Kinney, Chris Heim, and "Just Mike." D&D2 wasn't so bad. Ars Magica continues to haunt Mark, with anyone who cares unhappy with him. Speaking of selling out, how about advertising? Games You Might Not Have Heard Of: Ground Zero Games. Free Gaming. Putting off a name decision until next show, and a review of the prizes. Microtactix samples and their constructible building lines. Wargaming discussion. Types of wargaming. Complexity. Ogre/GEV. Stratego. Onslaught: D-Day to the Rhine. Settlers of Catan? Mechwarrior. Ogre/GEV again. Snapshot. RPG related wargaming tangent L5R Clan War, Dragons of War, Battlesystem. Diplomacy. Podcast Diplomacy? Machiavelli. Colonial Diplomacy. Ogre again. Risk. Monopoly? Commands and Colors: Memoir '44 and Battle cry. EMails.

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Ground Zero Games
Ground Zero Games Full Thrust/Dirtside Downloads
Lock 'n' Load
Budget Battlefield games/Postcard from the Revolution
Irregular Webcomic
Brikington Manor Horrors
The Post-Apocalypse Research Vessel

Onslaught: D-Day to the Rhine
Memoir '44
Battle Cry (Ben Balestra)

Friday, September 30, 2005

AGC 12 October 1 2005 (Ars Magica and Marauder 2107) (23:15)

With Mark Kinney. Flying solo for a quick filler episode. Sam Chupp's Ars Magica response. Ben Balestra starts out Games You May Not Have Heard Of about Marauder 2107. A look ahead at our subject matter. Please feel free to send feedback!

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RPG Index
Marauder 2107 RPG Index Page
Bear's Grove Podcast (Sam Chupp)

Saturday, September 17, 2005

AGC 11 September 17 2005 (Deliria and Sports Games) (65:30)

With Mark Kinney, Chris Heim, and Carol. Long-standing modern game chatter. Some changes to the show, hopefully to cut back on the rambling. 10 Louisvilles, and corn in Kansas. Larry Dixon,, and hurricane relief aid. Gen Con So Cal contracts a little. Homicide during the break? Site of the Fortnight: Board Game Geek! Carol reviews Deliria. Aside to Buffy for a second. Hey, I Can Use That: Suppressed Transmission! Ken Foushee's Screen Play: Rollerball! Sports games. MLB Showdown and Sportclix. Strat-O-Matic. Blood Bowl. Battleball. Formula De and Formula De Mini. Daytona 500. WWF Basic Adventure Game. WWE Know Your Role. Kayfabe.

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Fantasy, SciFi & Gamers Relief Effort
Fantasy, SciFi & Gamers Relief Effort
Board Game Geek
Laughing Pan (Deliria)
Carol's Blog
Suppressed Transmission (Steve Jackson Games)
Suppressed Transmission 2
MLB Showdown
NLB SportsClix
Strat-O-Matic Games
Blood Bowl
Descartes Editeur (Formula De)
WWE Know Your Role
Errant Knight Games (Kayfabe)

Sunday, September 04, 2005

AGC 10 September 3 2005 (More Miscellany) (54:22)

A short show this time. Three consecutive weeks. House of the Harping Monkey. Very specific mail forwarding mistakes. Help for needful Lexington gamers. The forums... again. Miskatonic Student Union. Show/segment ideas. WotC brings D&D to your local library. KODT prices increase -- Chris blames Al Qaeda. Hex Hex sells out, but Mark can't verify... but finds something else mind-twisting. Some entries for Name The Free Game Segment. Send us more. Mike actually discusses Hecatomb this time. Parental purchase mistakes. Hellboy, the RPG. Ken Foushee begins a movie-related segment. Chris' Free RPG segment: Ars Magica, 4th edition. Still need a name, but we have prizes now! And a deadline, for that matter. Mark introduces the Convention Calendar with unnecessary details about audio production. Louisville and "International."

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House of the Harping Monkey
Game Hosting Organization Uniting Louisville Gamers
Afternoon Adventures with Dungeons and Dragons FAQ
Kenzer and Company
Smirk and Dagger Games
Hellboy RPG (Steve Jackson Games)
Atlas Games

Sunday, August 28, 2005

AGC 9 (GenCon 2005 Special) (59:30)

With Mark Kinney, Chris Heim, and "Just Mike," talking about Gen Con Indy 2005. Mike got a "shaftload" of new cards? The Wick Ninja. Mark's game scheduling error, and other observations about being a podcaster at GenCon. Mike's Greyhound adventure. Rob Van Dam as a GenCon guest. Chris Engle of Hamster Press talks about his new game formats. Digest size hardcovers look like childrens' books? Primetime Adventures and The Mountain Witch. Matt Snyder discusses the Forge. Mike talks Legend of the Five Rings. Does AEG have anything else? Thirty and Octane. Insulting the New York press. John Wick and Jared Sorensen interview. The Secret. Mike reminisces on 7th Sea. Mike talks about Hecatomb. Redemption gets dragged into it. WWE Know Your Role, and brief wrestling talk. Street Fighter comes up again. Fighting over Shatner. Kung Fu Fighting. Paranoia card game. Ticket to Ride. We're clueless in German pronunciation. Mark succumbs and buys into Warmachine. Hybrid System Games and Equat10n. Interview with Justin Howe. Our forum fun. Making a convention calendar.

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Hamster Press
The Forge
Dog-Eared Designs (Primetime Adventures)
Timfire Publishing (The Mountain Witch)
Chimera Creative (Matt Snyder)
Alderac Entertainment Group (Legend of the Five Rings)
Wicked Dead Brewing Company
Jared A. Sorensen (Octane)
Comic Images (WWE Know Your Role)
Slugfest Games (Kung Fu Fighting)
Mongoose Publishing (Paranoia Mandatory Card Game)
Days of Wonder (Ticket to Ride)
Hybrid System Games/Equat10n
TSFPN Forums
All Games Considered Subforum

Friday, August 19, 2005

AGC 8 August 20 2005 (Convention Gaming) (60:22)

With Mark Kinney. Chris Heim, and Ken Foushee. Convention gaming stuff. A whole mess of new gaming podcasts. Mark gets called on disliking Palladium, and why so. Nightspawn/Nightbane and the history of Origins. GenCon Line Memories. The lost netbooks. Just a "fluff show." ConGlomeration experiences. Ken talks about Fantasy Flight's Arkham Horrror. Games for Non Gamers? Chris played Hex Hex. Other convention talk. Ticket to Ride. Mark's All Flesh Must Be Eaten game. Mark's stack of stuff. The hazards of convention gaming. The Real Life Guy. Tips for convention gamers and GMs.

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OgreCave Audio Report
Pulp Gamer
Roll 2d6
Have Games, Will Travel
Hybrid System Games/Equat10n
Alarums and Excursions

Thursday, August 04, 2005

AGC 7 August 6 2005 (Assorted Items) (57:11)

Now on The Sci Fi Podcast Network! Expecting more info from Hybrid System Games. Mark hopes to do interviews at GenCon. Risk 2210 AD and Warmachine. Mark forgets this isn't video. Fell Calls, an Iron Kingdom/Warmachine podcast. Email from Norway! Alarums and Excursions is 30. Green Ronin writing opportunities. Christian games? Magic 9th Edition. A Zombie TSFPN tag. An unnamed segment about free gaming -- send us ideas for a name. Netbooks, such as they are. Stargate SG-1 First Steps and Nazis (see, we got to it eventually). Wizards? Mark's revenge! Cheese Weasels and Garden Weasels and other garden implements. Hey! I Can Use That!: Negativland's Time Zones Exchange Project. An aside into U2. Gaming humor as a future subject. Knights of the Dinner Table have a podcast. One last shill for TSFPN.

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The Sci Fi Podcast Network
Hybrid System Games/Equat10n
Fell Calls
Alarums and Excursions
Green Ronin Submissions
Magic: the Gathering
FanCC Netbooks

Thursday, July 21, 2005

AGC 6 July 23 2005 (Gamer Listings and Distribution Models) (57:50)

Now in higher quality! Site of the Fortnight: Geek Fu Action Grip! Prime Directive. EMails. The pitfalls of gamer listings. Meeting other gamers online. Games for GIs again. White Wolf's moments of madness. Chris remembers the email address. Hybrid System Games' Equat10n, and their distribution model. Is it workable? Greg Stolze's Ransom model. Owing Ad Astra an apology buy for last week. Meatbot Massacre, and now In Space. Another plug for ConGlomeration and my podcasting panel. Bowling Green's impact on gaming. Going to GenCon after all, Friday only. Ribbing Star Wars Galaxies (no Wookie love, please, thank you). Show branded T-shirts? Underwear? No Nazis in this episode, but maybe the next.

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Geek Fu Action Grip
Games For GIs
History of Palladium Games
RPG.Net Forums
Kenzer and Company Forums
Louisville Gaming Society Forums
White Wolf Game Studio
The Camarilla
One World By Night
Hybrid System Games/Equat10n
Meatbot Massacre
More on the Ransom Model of Marketing (Greg Stolze)
GenCon General Site

Monday, July 18, 2005

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Friday, July 08, 2005

AGC 5 July 9 2005 (The 2005 Origins Awards) (74:58)

All Games Considered July 9 2005 (74:58)

A longer show than usual. Welcome all our iTunes listeners! Listener emails. Site of the Fortnight: A higher resolution file in our future? The Origins Awards in depth discussion. Might have to add Dawn of the Rising Sun and Ticket to Ride to my future purchase list. A little banter about the name and ad copy for Attack Vector: Tactical. Vs. Vs. Seven Masters. John Wick pwned Just Mike, who worries about ninjas appearing in his mailbox. Chris hates Hex Hex. Mark pushes a little too hard for Pyramid. Wind up board games. Pirates of the Spanish Main. Chris wants to burn clicky games, and wonders about games with Nazis. We look at a few conventions in the near future, and generally banter about good and bad con experiences. Looking forward to doing a ConGlomeration podcasting seminar.

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Games For GIs

The Origins Awards
Fall of Rome
Sword of Rome
Brigade Games (WWI Western Front 28mm)
Dawn of the Rising Sun
Ticket To Ride
Attack Vector: Tactical
AAGAD Elmore Dragons page
Seven Masters Vs The Netherworld
Cthulhu 500
Ars Magica
Path of the Bold
Cardboard Heroes Castles
All Wound Up
Flames of War
Fire As She Bears!
Pirates of the Spanish Main

GenCon General Site
Festival of Games

Thursday, June 23, 2005

AGC 4 June 25 2005 (Gaming Advocacy) (57:29)

With Mark Kinney and Chris Heim. So when is Origins again? The sorry state of the Origins Awards. Green Ronin and RoninArts. Old Pacesetter games and pdf publishing. Worlds of the Dead and Land of the Dead... and Dawn of the Dead and.... Do we need more computer-game-based RPGs? RIP David Sutherland. Hey! I Can Use That!: Kryptos. Ask A Gamer! A thwarted segue to gaming advocacy. The BADD Old Days. Dark Dungeons. The BADD Trophy List. Mazes and Monsters. The Vampire Cult, and reactions locally. Pushing the No Politics line an awful lot. Video games treated the same way. The religious angle. Fans for Christ. CAR-PGa. Cult Cops. Additional off-week content coming?

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Green Ronin Publishing
Ronin Arts
Steve Jackson Games' e23
White Wolf
World of Warcraft The RPG
The Escapist
The Pulling Report
Committee for the Advancement of Role-Playing Games
Fans For Christ

Friday, June 10, 2005

AGC 3 June 11 2005 (Thirty Kamagawa Anachronisms) (51:55)

With Mark Kinney and "Just Mike." Brazilian stupidity update. Mutants and Masterminds, Magic Pro Tour Hall of Fame. Review of John Wick's Thirty. A look at History Channel Anachronism. What CCGs are still around? Hey! I Can Use That!: Ancient Inventions. One of Those Moments. Saviors of Kamigawa, storyline, new mechanics, card highlights. New versions of old cards? More Mechwarrior:Firepower. Send us your experiences with the anti-gaming crowd (especially, I neglected to mention in the show itself, if you have pre-D&D experiences).

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Carnival of Brazilian Stupidity
Green Ronin Publishing
Mutants and Masterminds
Magic Pro Tour Hall of Fame Story
Wicked Dead Brewing Company
TriKing Games/Anachronism
Magic: The Gathering
WizKids Games

Friday, May 27, 2005

AGC 2 May 28 2005 (Licensed Games) (52:27)

With Mark Kinney, Chris Heim, and "Just Mike." Gaming murders in Brazil? Game design workshop coming at GenCon. Eden looking for City of Heroes writers. A new Usagi Yojimbo game. Podcast feed. Feel free to pass the show around! New archive site. Revenge of the Sith and Enterprise closing out their respective franchises. Licensed games, and the hazards therein. James Bond. Hobby vs. mass market. Mark wants a Hitchhiker's Guide RPG. The last days of West End. WWE Know Your Role. Street Fighter. Anime games, on back to Robotech. Sherlock Holmes, The Time Detective. Mike talks about Mechwarrior: Firepower. Next show, we look at Magic: The Gathering's Saviors of Kamigawa.

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Tuesday, May 17, 2005

AGC 1 May 12 2005 (Introductions And Assorted Topics)

With Mark Kinney, Chris Heim, and "Just Plain Mike." Establishing bona fides. Torg, news sites, Axis and Allies, Nuclear War, Dixie cards, Settlers of Catan special edition. Gaming spaces: needs of atmospheric games, playing in game stores, a local store's really nice setup for RPGs. Player driven continuity. The doom of 7th Sea, Captain Reis and Captain Morgan -- seperated at birth?, and a tip on game marketing. Traveller stuff. No non-gaming politics! Send us feedback at Theme song "Poltergeist" by Lisa Rein. Cut off by a hiccup in Audacity. We'll try to have it not quite as distorted next time. Forgot to mention the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial license.

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