Dog and Thimble is back to help you start your week off right with the freshest board game news around! This week Alana talks about Cards Against Humanity doing some good in the world, a new Marvel board game, the prolific works of Bruno Cathala, and puts a spotlight on the incredibly interesting Kickstarter game "Sigmata: This Signal Kills Fascists." Plus, an announcement that Dog and Thimble will be attending Bryce-Con!
Alana needs to talk about Netflix's series "The Crown", if you want to help her out with that, you should reach out to her on Twitter @ceraphimfalls or @dogandthimble.
Tom fills in for Alana on this week's newscast, and it doesn't go terribly! In this episode, CMON and Steve Jackson partnership, the Fallout Board Game hits shelves, Judge Dredd comes to your tabletop, and we spotlight a Kickstarter project that dares to ask the question: What if the tripods from War of the Worlds fought against World War I pilots?
Back again with all the news that'll fit in the box, Dog and Thimble has all the information you need about Cards Against Humanity transitioning from board games to snack foods, Fantasy Flight releasing a new companion app fro Imperial Assault, and BGG has a lost and found thread up and running for the things left behind at last week's convention. All that and we put a spotlight on Potlatch, an educational game that puts a focus on first nation philosophies, culture, history, and language.
The link to the lost and found thread is:
Another week of news summarized in a sub-six minute episode. The newest game to get the "legacy" treatment, new cases for Sherlock Holmes, and terraforming...Venus? Find out more in this weeks DnT Newscast!
In this episode you can hear Chris' voice deteriorate over the course of three days before your very ears! It's a jam-packed episode as Chris scores interviews with Bryan Tillman, designer and artist for the game Dark Legacy: The Rising, president of Passport games, Scott Morris, and president of Stronghold Games, Stephen Buonocore.
Dog and Thimble is back in the journalism game, delivering you all the tabletop news that'll fit in the box. Learn what's new in Catan, what new games showed up at Essen, what conventions are coming up, and a Kickstarter worthy of Alana's Mae West impression.
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In this episode, the gang talk about Dragon Ball Super Card Game, Tak, Days of Ire: Budapest 1956, and Pandemic: Iberia. Tom has strong opinions about Krillin's value, Alana shows off her historical knowledge, and Chris invites you to rent a movie with him.
Tom and Chris talk Grimslingers, Haru Ichiban, Runewars, and a mash-up of Grease and Avatar the Last Airbender! If that's not enough for you, there's also a contest to win a copy of Runewars for yourself. You owe it to your wallet to listen to this episode.
The Dog and Thimble gang gets a visit from Derek Kamal, the designer of Heavy Metal Thunder Mouse and run through the process of creating characters and a motorcycle club in this new fate-core based RPG. Will Siouxsie and the Bancheese be able to advance their vegan anarcho-punk ideals and throw a load of cheese in the river? Has Chris been sitting on a solid Adam Sandler impression that he never mentioned this whole time? You've got to listen to find out!
Heavy Metal Thunder Mouse is, at time of release, on Kickstarter at: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/shorelessskies/heavy-metal-thunder-mouse
Looking for a Dominion replacement? We've got 9 deckbuilder reviews that are upgrades from Dominion. Hilary, Tom, and Chris review Ascension (6:14), Pathfinder Adventure Card Game (8:30), Marvel Legendary (13:50), Xenoshyft (19:52), Trains (25:12), Paperback (30:23), Star Realms (33:15), Mystic Vale (38:24), and Tyrants of the Underdark (43:30).
Looterz, Lotus, Simurgh, Ta-Da!, The Gallerist, Mottainai, and Grifters reviewed. Plus, Tom's return in the best board game podcast named Dog and Thimble!