Thursday, May 29, 2014

AGC 185 May 30th 2014 (Origins Stories) (36:25)

With Mark Kinney, Carol, and Mags. ConGlom for Carol. No videos from Mark yet. An RPG Buffet update. We get a little punchy before getting into the Origins Award nominees! Evolution Kickstarter. The Strange.

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2014 Origins Awards Nominees (ICV2)
Evolution (Kickstarter)

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AGC's DriveThruRPG Picks for this episode!
Mark:2012 Star Fleet Battles Master Rulebook (Amarillo Design Bureau)
Carol:Dragon Slayers Fiasco Playset (Bully Pulpit Games)
Mags:Achtung! Cthulhu: Kontamination (Modiphius Publishing)

d6 Generation

Monday, May 19, 2014

AGC News May 19 2014 (35:18)

With Mark, Carol, and Mags.

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2014 Mensa Mind Games Winners:
Gravwell, from Cryptozooic
Qwixx, from Gamewright
Pyramixx, from Gamewright
The Duke, from Catalyst Game Labs
Euphoria, from Stonemaier Games

Kickstarter page for the Asylum Playing Cards that trigged the lawsuit

D20 Attack Combat App from Orc Labs

Nordic LARP book free download, via the University of Tampere

Democratic Congression Campaign Committee's Sick 'N Broke web site

Candidate Jake Rush Defends Role-Playing Hobby

Monday, May 05, 2014

AGC News Late April 2014 (37:51)

With Mark and Mags. RIP Dave Trampier, and AGC's condolences to his loved ones. CCP ends 'WoD' MMO production. 2014 World Chess Championship news!
GAMA Trade Show attendance is up, and results from a global game industry survey. Tabletop's crowdfunding season 3. 'Walking Dead' board game Kickstarter canceled but what about distribution? Update from the million-dollar tabletop Kickstarter project front. WotC's first-ever multiplayer-focused booster set! FFG's 2014 Summer Organized Play Kits. Licensing news from Upper Deck. 'Hanabi' sales top 106,000. AEG's 'Seventh Hero'card game, and another 'Munchkin' expansion. Next 'D&D Encounters' launches May 10-11. Green Ronin releases, including Freeport for Pathfinder! Adventure MAXIMUS! from Eden Studios! 'The Collective' storyline Organized Play for Star Trek: Attack Wing. MERCS Miniatures Kickstarter comes to trade. Monopoly house rules to gain official recognition. Mags and Mark analyze the new official Scrabble word.

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Scott Thorne's announcement about Dave Trampier
Fan-maintained archive of Wormy cartoons
Trampier's Self-Portrait on the AD&D GM Screen
Info on Trampier's Titan board game

Onyx Path Statement on the CCP layoffs : Address for 2013 Game Industry Survey
Indiegogo Fundraiser for wil Wheaton's 'Tabletop' Show

Slate article - "The Surprisingly Realistic Economics of Monopoly's 'House Rules.'"