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#36 – Playin’ and Slayin’ – A Gen Con Icarus Meltdown

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Another Gen Con in the books!  The guys share everything that was the “Best Four Days in Gaming”.  We are honored to be joined in-studio by “the Intern” Brice. He and Ty recount their adventures at Midwest Meltdown (congrats Wisko Kings!).  Finally in Play it or Slay it we review the storytelling game Icarus.

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Segment Timestamps

00:13:00: Midwest Meltdown
01:08:30: Gen Con 2019
02:18:50: Icarus Review

Things we’ve been playin’ and slayin’ (show notes)

Upcoming Events

  • NashCon Aug 23-25
  • DragonFall Oct 25-27
  • GameholeCon Oct 31- Nov 3
  • Holy Havoc Nov 2-3

#35 – Playin’ and Slayin’ – Aetherium RPG Interview

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The Terrible Trio becomes the Fab Five as Aaron Darland and Paul DK from Anvil 8 Games join us to discuss the brand new Aetherium Roleplaying Game.  The guys also give a preview of what they will be up to at Gen Con next week.  And if that wasn’t enough Ty also attempts the long-awaited growler challenge.  Enjoy the ride.

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Segment Timestamps

56:25 Aetherium RPG interview
1:52:17 Gen Con Preview

Things we’ve been playin’ and slayin’ (show notes)

 

Gen Con

  • Anvil 8 Games – Booth 1520
  • Alayna Danner – Artist Alley Table #09
  • Brotherwise Games – Booth #237

 

Upcoming Events

  • Gen Con – Aug 1 – 4
  • NashCon Aug 23-25
  • DragonFall Oct 25-27
  • GameholeCon Oct 31- Nov 3
  • Holy Havoc Nov 2-3

Updated! Horus Heresy Reading Guidance

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Surprisingly its become the most popular post on the site.  Now that we in the Siege of Terra I’ve gone back and added the last few books to my Horus Heresy Reading Guidance.

Horus Heresy Reading Guidance

#34 – Playin’ and Slayin’ – Summer Time and the Livin’ is Easy

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It’s the first episode of the summer! We talk about some recent conventions we attended, Nexus and Origins.  Reveal more about our lists of 10 games we love which we shared on Twitter and in “Play it or Slay it” we review the D&D GM Accessory Treasure Decks from Nord Games.

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Things we’ve been playin’ and slayin’ (show notes)

Upcoming Events

  • Midwest Meltdown -July 27-29th Bloomington, IL
  • Gen Con – Aug 1 – 4
  • NashCon Aug 23-25th

#33 – Playin’ and Slayin’ – Brew City Brawl

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The guys recap their adventures at the Brew City Brawl AoS GT.  In “Play It or Slay It” they review a dice tray?

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Things we’ve been playin’ and slayin’ (show notes)

Upcoming Events

  • Nexus – May 30 – June 2
  • Origins Game Fair – June 12-16
  • Midwest Meltdown -July 27-29th Bloomington, IL
  • Gen Con – Aug 1 – 4

 

#32 – Playin’ and Slayin’ – Call to Motivation

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Things have been busy as some of us prepare for our first AoS GT event and others a wedding.  This episode we share our Quantic Foundry Boardgamer Motivation Profiles and see why we play games (Spoiler: one of us enjoys High Conflict).  Also in this episode our Play it or Slay it review of Call to Adventure.

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Our theme music is by FADEBACK

Things we’ve been playin’ and slayin’ (show notes)

Upcoming Events

  • Brewcity Brawl 2019 – May 17-19
  • Nexus – May 30 – June 2
  • Midwest Meltdown -July 27-29th Bloomington, IL
  • Gen Con – Aug 1 – 4