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#3 – Playin’ and Slayin’ – Nexus Game Fair Preview

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Live from the B.o.D. studio, it’s a new episode of Playin’ and Slayin’.  In this episode Ty, Josh and Troy interview Chris Hoffner from Nexus Game Fair to get a preview of the upcoming convention.  The trio review IRIS in the “play it or slay it” segment. They also talk about the new 40k edition, Hinterlands skirmish rules for AoS, and licensed RPGs setting they would like to see.

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

Nexus Game Fair
Terraforming Mars
Age of Sigmar – Hinterlands
IRIS: A Cooperative Microgame
Santorini
Herbaceous
Reaper – Dragons don’t share
American Gods – Neil Gaiman
Joe Abercrombie – First Law/Shattered Sea
James S.A. Corey – The Expanse
Pat Rothfus – Kingkiller
Hercules & Xena RPG

#4 – Noise from the Basement

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Troy and Ty turn on the mic prior to a game night in the Basement of Death and discuss books, podcasts, and other books.

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Books we talked about:

Thirteen by Richard K. Morgan

Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World by Jane McGoniga

SuperBetter: A Revolutionary Approach to Getting Stronger, Happier, Braver and More Resilient–Powered by the Science of Games by Jane McGonigal

The Human Division (Old Man’s War) by John Scalzi

Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas by John Scalzi

Night of the Hunter: Companions Codex, I (Forgotten Realms) by R. A. Salvator

Sand: Omnibus Edition by Hugh Howey

Doc: A Novel by Mary Doria Russell

Angel Exterminatus (Horus Heresy) by Graham McNeill

Betrayer (Horus Heresy) by Aaron Dembski-Bowden

Bitter Seeds (Milkweed) by Ian Tregillis

The Black Company (Chronicles of The Black Company #1) by Glen Cook

Armada: A Novel by Ernest Cline

The Last Wish: Introducing The Witcher by Andrzej Sapkowski

You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost): A Memoir by Felicia Day

Podcasts:

Tim Ferriss Podcast

Joe Rogan w/Ronda Rousey

Joe Rogan w/Jay Leno

Untitled Rothfuss

TV & Movies:

Man in the High Castle

Dinner for Five

The Shannara Chronicles

Other:

Goodreads

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