Fate Accelerated Outtakes - The Dirtbags of Holding #24

Welcome to Fate!  This game is a RPG that focuses more on narrative gameplay and telling really exciting stories.  It's outtakes time!  Listen to all the things that *didnt* make it into the regular episodes.

This campaign is part of a series looking at the Fate Accelerated RPG by Evil Hat Productions. You can get a copy of the Rulebook while helping out The Dirtbags of Holding by clicking here.  

Want to send feedback to the show?  Email us at feedback@dirtbagsofholding.com.  You can find me on twitter @ChrisTheProf and on Facebook.com/obsessivecomicsdisorder.  The Dirtbags of Holding is an Obsessive Comics Disorder production, find other great podcasts such as my tabletop gaming podcast “Boards & Swords” over at ocdcast.com.

Eric Vogel and The Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game - Boards & Swords #59

On this episode, I sit down with Eric Vogel, who is the designer of The Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game (on kickstarter now!).  He talks about the development of the game, in addition to his gaming background.  If you enjoy the episode, go back the game and let Evil Hat Productions know you heard about the game here!

Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/evilhat/the-dresden-files-cooperative-card-game

This podcast is an Obsessive Comics Disorder production - visit ocdcast.com for more great videos and podcasts, such as the Dirtbags of Holding, where my friends and I try out various roleplaying games.

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Thank you for downloading and listening to the show.  Let me know if there is someone out there you would like to hear me talk with.  In the meantime, thanks for listening to Boards & Swords, and I'll cya next time!

Fate Accelerated Pt. 1 - The Dirtbags of Holding #18

Welcome to Fate!  This game is a RPG that focuses more on narrative gameplay and telling really exciting stories.  In this episode, we find out what sort of heroes the Dirtbags want to play in a world where Vampires have taken over a city.

This campaign is part of a series looking at the Fate Accelerated RPG by Evil Hat Productions. You can get a copy of the Rulebook while helping out The Dirtbags of Holding by clicking here.  

Want to send feedback to the show?  Email us at feedback@dirtbagsofholding.com.  You can find me on twitter @ChrisTheProf and on Facebook.com/obsessivecomicsdisorder.  The Dirtbags of Holding is an Obsessive Comics Disorder production, find other great podcasts such as my tabletop gaming podcast “Boards & Swords” over at ocdcast.com.  

Dungeons & Dragons: 5th Edition Pt. 10 - The Dirtbags of Holding #15

We continue the Dirtbags' adventures in the Earthen Cultist Temple. How long will their luck hold out?

This campaign is part of a series looking at the Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition RPG by Wizards of the Coast. You can get a copy of the Rulebook while helping out The Dirtbags of Holding by clicking here.  The adventure we are playing is the "Princes of the Apocalypse" adventure, which can be found here.

Want to send feedback to the show?  Email us at feedback@dirtbagsofholding.com.  You can find me on twitter @ChrisTheProf and on Facebook.com/obsessivecomicsdisorder.  The Dirtbags of Holding is an Obsessive Comics Disorder production, find other great podcasts such as my tabletop gaming podcast “Boards & Swords” over at ocdcast.com.  Also, please support this podcast by heading over to patreon.com/obsessivecomicsdisorder

Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn, Looking Back at 2015 - Boards & Swords #52

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Welcome to 2016!  I start off the year by taking a look at 2015 and talking about what I learned/experienced in gaming this year.  I list out my Top 5 Games of 2015, and also breakdown the 2 player card game from Plaid Hat Games - Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn!

News/Links

Asmodee acquires the English rights to Catan

http://www.dicetowernews.com/asmodee-acquires-catan/22051

FFG/Days of Wonder merged into Asmodee North America

http://icv2.com/articles/news/view/33369/icv2-interview-asmodee-north-america-ceo-christian-petersen-part-2

http://www.dicetowernews.com/days-of-wonder-ffg-now-asmodee-north-america/21670

New D&D Board Game: Tyrants of the Underdark

http://www.dicetowernews.com/new-dungeons-dragons-board-game-coming-in-2016/21614

D&D Returns to Ravenloft with Curse of Strahd

http://dnd.wizards.com/articles/news/return-ravenloft

Board Game Convention List:

http://casualgamerevolution.com/blog/2016/01/2016-tabletop-gaming-conventions-a-comprehensive-list

This podcast is an Obsessive Comics Disorder production - visit ocdcast.com for more great videos and podcasts, such as the OCD podcast.  It's kinda like the Tonight Show, but for geeks! (and without the budget and staff)  

I love hearing your gaming stories - Send me an email with what you are playing to feedback@boardsandswords.com. 

You can find the show on twitter @Boardsandswords, or follow me @ChrisTheProf.  On Facebook you can find me posting up pictures of all the games that I'm playing at Facebook.com/obsessivecomicsdisorder or on Instagram I’m ChrisTheProfessor.  

This podcast is also a part of the Dice Tower Network.  For other great board gaming shows, check out dicetowernetwork.com

Dungeons & Dragons: 5th Edition Pt. 6 - The Dirtbags of Holding #11

This week, the Dirtbags finish the fight with the Bandits, and the survivors get the opportunity to level up!

This campaign is part of a series looking at the Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition RPG by Wizards of the Coast. You can get a copy of the Rulebook while helping out The Dirtbags of Holding by clicking here.  The adventure we are playing is the "Princes of the Apocalypse" adventure, which can be found here.

Want to send feedback to the show?  Email us at feedback@dirtbagsofholding.com.  You can find me on twitter @ChrisTheProf and on Facebook.com/obsessivecomicsdisorder.  The Dirtbags of Holding is an Obsessive Comics Disorder production, find other great podcasts such as my tabletop gaming podcast “Boards & Swords” over at ocdcast.com.

The Hands of Fate with Fred Hicks of Evil Hat Productions - Boards & Swords #51

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Merry Christmas/Happy Holidays everyone!  I hope that you all are spending lots of time with your loved ones, and getting in plenty of gaming!  This will be the last episode of Boards & Swords for 2015, so I wanted to close out the year with a bang!  In this episode, I had the chance to sit down and talk with Fred Hicks from Evil Hat Productions, the company behind the Fate RPG  

This podcast is an Obsessive Comics Disorder production - visit ocdcast.com for more great videos and podcasts, such as the OCD podcast.  It's kinda like the Tonight Show, but for geeks! (and without the budget and staff)  

I love hearing your gaming stories - Send me an email with what you are playing to feedback@boardsandswords.com. 

You can find the show on twitter @Boardsandswords, or follow me @ChrisTheProf.  On Facebook you can find me posting up pictures of all the games that I'm playing at Facebook.com/obsessivecomicsdisorder or on Instagram I’m ChrisTheProfessor.  

This podcast is also a part of the Dice Tower Network.  For other great board gaming shows, check out dicetowernetwork.com

Thank you guys so much for a great year of podcasting, and I see you guys in 2016 as we continue to explore tabletop gaming.  Happy Holidays everyone!

Dungeons & Dragons: 5th Edition Pt. 2 - The Dirtbags of Holding #7

It's time to begin the campaign!  In this episode, we learn how the party was formed, and about a mysterious caravan that has gone missing!  Who are they?  Where did they go?  Why do our heroes care?  You're about to find out - when the Dirtbags of Holding face "The Princes of the Apocalypse"

This campaign is part of a series looking at the Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition RPG by Wizards of the Coast. You can get a copy of the Rulebook while helping out The Dirtbags of Holding by clicking here.  The adventure we are playing is the "Princes of the Apocalypse" adventure, which can be found here.

Want to send feedback to the show?  Email us at feedback@dirtbagsofholding.com.  You can find me on twitter @ChrisTheProf and on Facebook.com/obsessivecomicsdisorder.  The Dirtbags of Holding is an Obsessive Comics Disorder production, find other great podcasts such as my tabletop gaming podcast “Boards & Swords” over at ocdcast.com.

Games I'm Taking To Thanksgiving - Boards & Swords #49

On this episode, I discuss a couple of games that I have played recently, including a revisit of One Night Ultimate Werewolf.  I also talk about my thoughts on the different RPG systems we are playing over on The Dirtbags of Holding podcast, and discuss some of the gaming stores that I have been to on some of my recent travels and the pros/cons of each store.  Lastly, I finish off the episode laying out the Top 5 games that I'm looking forward to taking to Thanksgiving and playing with my family.

This podcast is an Obsessive Comics Disorder production.  Please visit ocdcast.com for more great videos and podcasts, such as the OCD podcast, making fun of all the other geeky things we obsess over.  Want to contribute to the show?  Send me an email with what you are playing to feedback@boardsandswords.com.  You can the show on twitter @Boardsandswords, or follow me @ChrisTheProf.  On Facebook go to Facebook.com/obsessivecomicsdisorder and on Instagram I’m ChrisTheProfessor, posting up pictures of all the games that I'm playing.  This podcast is also a part of the Dice Tower Network.  For other great board gaming shows, check out dicetowernetwork.com

Epic Gaming with Roy Cannaday - Boards & Swords #48

It's been quite a while, but I'm back....and with a vengeance!  I've got a huge show for you guys, packed with lots of board games to talk about.  Then, after that I had the chance to sit down with Roy Cannaday from the Epic Gaming Night podcast (www.epicgamingnight.com) to talk about his show and all the big Epic games that they enjoy.  I had a blast talking with him and I hope you guys enjoy it as well.

This podcast is an Obsessive Comics Disorder production.  Please visit ocdcast.com for more great videos and podcasts, such as the OCD podcast, making fun of all the other geeky things we obsess over.  Want to contribute to the show?  Send me an email with what you are playing to feedback@boardsandswords.com.  You can the show on twitter @Boardsandswords, or follow me @ChrisTheProf.  On Facebook go to Facebook.com/obsessivecomicsdisorder and on Instagram I’m ChrisTheProfessor, posting up pictures of all the games that I'm playing.  This podcast is also a part of the Dice Tower Network.  For other great board gaming shows, check out dicetowernetwork.com

"It's a Pet You Can Find in Your Back Yard!" - Obsessive Comics Disorder #91

We've got Apple announcements, Pokemon to catch in our future, and I kinda want to play X-wing Miniatures again.  Plus, we stomp on a few crappy kickstarters and come up with a few bad ones ourselves.  All of this and more this week!

If you'd like to comment or contribute to the show, send us an email at feedback@ocdcast.com.  You can also talk to us online, I'm @ChrisTheProf on twitter and Philip is @Philip_OCD.  You can also follow us on facebook at facebook.com/obsessivecomicsdisorder.  The background music in this episode was composed by Andrew Allen and can be found on his CD's "Free Play" and "Smooth Federation" - thanks for letting us play them on the show!  Check out ocdcast.com for other great stuff, including my tabletop gaming podcast "Boards & Swords".

Nova Open, Peter Adkison of Chaldea - Boards & Swords #47

Lots of great stuff to talk about this week, and I'm not sure what I'm fueled on recording this late one night but I hope the energy for all of the gaming that I have been up to post Gen Con shows. Over the past month, I've gotten to try a bunch of new (to me!) board games and I even had the chance to go to another convention!  There was a small wargaming convention called the "Nova Open" up in Arlington, VA not too long ago and I talk about my experiences at that con.  

Lastly, but certainly not least, I have my last Gen Con interview for you guys, and it's probably my favorite one: Peter Adkison (one of the founders of Wizards of the Coast) talks with me about Chaldea, his most recent project.  Buckle up everyone!

This podcast is an Obsessive Comics Disorder production.  Please visit ocdcast.com for more great videos and podcasts, such as the main Obsessive Comics Disorder podcast, making fun of comics and all the other geeky things we obsess over.  Like to contribute to the show?  Send me an email with what you are playing to feedback@boardsandswords.com.  On twitter, you can find me @ChrisTheProf or on facebook go to facebook.com/obsessivecomicsdisorder.  Also check out my instagram (ChrisTheProfessor) to see pictures of all the games that I'm currently playing.  

"Totally Forgot To Turn On The Camera" - Obsessive Comics Disorder #90

This week I totally forgot to record the camera feed, but that doesn't keep me from staring at the camera during the entire episode.  We talk about my playing of World of Warcraft again, table top RPGs, and show down in another round of SUPERFIGHT!

If you'd like to comment or contribute to the show, send us an email at feedback@ocdcast.com.  You can also talk to us online, I'm @ChrisTheProf on twitter and Philip is @Philip_OCD.  You can also follow us on facebook at facebook.com/obsessivecomicsdisorder.  The background music in this episode was composed by Andrew Allen and can be found on his CD's "Free Play" and "Smooth Federation" - thanks for letting us play them on the show!  Check out ocdcast.com for other great stuff, including my tabletop gaming podcast "Boards & Swords".

Gen Con pt. 1, Interview with Jason Bulmahn from Paizo - Boards & Swords #45

As someone who loves #rpg books, this is so cool to see - almost all of the released #pathfinder books in one place! #gencon

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I had SO much fun at Gen Con that I needed TWO episodes to talk about all of it!  So in 2 weeks, you'll get the second half of everything I did and saw at the best 4 days of gaming (and they aren't kidding!).  In this episode, I spent a lot of time at the Cool Mini or Not booth, and I talk about the various games that I played.  I also run down my Top 5 favorite moments from Gen Con, in addition to talking about some of the Titansgrave stuff I saw.  Last but certainly not least, I got a chance to interview Jason Bulmahn from Paizo, the Lead Designer for the Pathfinder RPG! In fact, he was the one wrote originally wrote the game!  It was so cool to get a chance to talk to him, and I hope you guys enjoy it as much as I did.

This podcast is an Obsessive Comics Disorder production.  Please visit ocdcast.com for more great videos and podcasts, such as the main Obsessive Comics Disorder podcast, making fun of comics and all the other geeky things we obsess over.  Like to contribute to the show?  Send me an email with what you are playing to feedback@boardsandswords.com.  On twitter, you can find me @ChrisTheProf or on facebook go to facebook.com/obsessivecomicsdisorder.  Also check out my instagram (ChrisTheProfessor) to see pictures of all the games that I'm currently playing.  

Firefly: The Board Game, Playing Pathfinder with Chloe - Boards & Swords #44

I'm posting this on both the Boards & Swords and the OCD feeds since it has been so long since I last podcasted.  I've barely had a chance to breathe, let alone play some board games but in the midst of GenCon packing I got a few moments to sit down and record an episode for you guys!  Listen as I talk about my experiences playing the Firefly board game, what I'm looking forward to playing at GenCon, and walking Chloe through her first tabletop RPG with the Pathfinder Beginner's Box!

Come find me at GenCon!  I'll be working the Dice Tower booth (#3030) from 11-12 on Friday, and I hope to see you guys there!

This podcast is an Obsessive Comics Disorder production.  Please visit ocdcast.com for more great videos and podcasts, such as the main Obsessive Comics Disorder podcast, making fun of comics and all the other geeky things we obsess over.  Like to contribute to the show?  Send me an email with what you are playing to feedback@boardsandswords.com.  On twitter, you can find me @ChrisTheProf or on facebook go to facebook.com/obsessivecomicsdisorder.  Also check out my instagram (ChrisTheProfessor) to see pictures of all the games that I'm currently playing. 

Betrayal at House on the Hill, Superfight! - Boards & Swords #34

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Merry Christmas everyone! Just a regular episode this week as I've been so booked that I have been unable to prepare any sort of Christmas special. Don't worry, I've got a couple of new things planned for the new year. In this episode, we talk about Superfight, along with a breakdown of Betrayal at House on the Hill, and we wrap a bow (HA! Christmas joke) on the ongoing D&D campaign I've been discussing.

This podcast is an Obsessive Comics Disorder production. Please visit ocdcast.com for more great videos and podcasts, such as the main Obsessive Comics Disorder podcast, making fun of comics and all the other geeky things we obsess over. Like to contribute to the show? Send me an email with what you are playing to feedback@boardsandswords.com. On twitter, you can find me @ChrisTheProf or on facebook go to facebook.com/obsessivecomicsdisorder. Also check out my instagram (ChrisTheProfessor) to see pictures of all the games that I'm currently playing.

The Resistance, Dungeon Master's Guide - Boards & Swords #33

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Lots of board gaming talk this week! Between Thanksgiving and other side trips, I share plenty of gaming experiences from the past couple of weeks. I've also got the brand new 5th edition Dungeon Master's Guide to talk about, and we breakdown the social deduction game The Resistance!

This podcast is an Obsessive Comics Disorder production. Please visit ocdcast.com for more great videos and podcasts, such as the main Obsessive Comics Disorder podcast, making fun of comics and all the other geeky things we obsess over. Like to contribute to the show? Send me an email with what you are playing to feedback@boardsandswords.com. On twitter, you can find me @ChrisTheProf or on facebook go to facebook.com/obsessivecomicsdisorder. Also check out my instagram (ChrisTheProfessor) to see pictures of all the games that I'm currently playing.

Boards & Swords #16: Munchkin, Friday Night Magic Fails

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Lots of great stuff this week - a couple of FNMs gone bad, news about the next X-wing pack (I CALLED IT!), what happens when my party gets into the dungeon I made, and a breakdown of the card game Munchkin!

Board Games

Quarriors on iOS - very nice, may even replace the print version.

Cards Against Humanities - Bought it, haven't had a chance to play yet

X-wing: Imperial Aces

News

Not sure about the next episode - will be at PAX East!

Journey into Nyx Prerelease is at the end of April!  Which means there will be a special in depth episode - send in any questions/comments about the last episode for me to answer on the show.

Rebel Aces Pack announced for X-wing!

http://www.fantasyflightgames.com/edge_news.asp?eidn=4705

Magic The Gathering

Friday Night Magic Tales - hard time getting cards, made a 2 color deck and was not doing well with it.

- This week, had a good idea, got some sweet cards, but then released while playing the theme I was going for didn't really work in limited

Roleplaying Games

More D&D 4th edition campaign tales - The party begins their trek through the dungeon I created!

Featured Topic

None this week

Board Game Breakdown

Munchkin by Steve Jackson Games

Feedback/Shoutouts

MTGyou Podcast - 

www.mtgyou.com

Closing

This podcast is an Obsessive Comics Disorder production.  Please visit 

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 for more great videos and podcasts, such as the main Obsessive Comics Disorder podcast, talking about comics and all the geeky things we obsess over.  Like to contribute to the show?  Send me an email with what you are playing to 

feedback@boardsandswords.com.

  On twitter, you can find me @ChrisTheProf or on facebook go to 

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.  Also check out my instagram (ChrisTheProfessor) to see pictures of all the games that I'm currently playing.

Boards & Swords #12: Carcassonne, What Makes A Good Gaming Store?

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This week, we see the return of some roleplaying game talk, chat for a bit about what makes up a good gaming store, and break down the classic game Carcassonne!

Board Games

Android: Netrunner - Still cannot win at this game! Bought the first data pack, made a pretty killer Haas-Bioroid corp deck

X-wing Miniatures - Also lost. My “tried and true” A-wing setup doesn’t work well against non-swarm builds.

Recently purchased, but can’t wait to play: Forbidden Desert, Rampage

News

“Join the Rebel Alliance” - Looking at the Star Wars: Age of Rebellion beginner game

http://www.fantasyflightgames.com/edge_news.asp?eidn=4613

Magic The Gathering/Roleplaying Games

Continuation from the news segment, but I talk about getting Chloe interested in Roleplaying games.

Featured Topic

What makes a good gaming store? I talk about some of the experiences I had on travel and 2 stores in particular that I went to up in New Jersey.

Board Game Breakdown

Carcassonne by Z-Man Games

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Feedback

None this week - let me know what you guys are playing!

Closing

This podcast is an Obsessive Comics Disorder production. Please visit ocdcast.com for more great videos and podcasts, such as the main Obsessive Comics Disorder podcast, talking about comics and all the geeky things we obsess over. Like to contribute to the show? Send me an email with what you are playing to feedback@boardsandswords.com. On twitter, you can find me @ChrisTheProf or on facebook go to facebook.com/obsessivecomicsdisorder. Also check out my instagram (ChrisTheProfessor) to see pictures of all the games that I'm currently playing.

Boards & Swords #7: Quarriors, Commander Decks, & The First Adventure

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This week, I talk about my first time playing the Magic: The Gathering Commander Decks and acting like a first time player in Friday Night Magic.  I also discuss what happened at the end of that first D&D session that I set up, and finish the episode breaking down the board game (dice game?) Quarriors!

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