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Episode 92: Con +1 (The Online RPG Convention)

In this week's Indpendence Day Josh and Charlotte are joined by Jayson Green of Con +1, formerly BrigadeCon - a 24 hour online RPG convention, raising funds for Child's Play taking place on Friday 3rd of November. Together they chat about the convention, what goes in to planning on online RPG convention like Con +1, and, of course, how you can get involved! They also talk through the plethora of games, events and panels that will be going on through the day (so much to do!). **Also Alas...


Episode 91: The Hot Dog Problem

Ben and Josh kick off this episode with a nod to Greg Stafford the founder of Chaosium Inc, who sadly passed away on the 11th of October. A very fitting can be found on the Chaosium Inc Blog, and they are inviting fans to express their condolences, rememberance, and celebration of Greg Stafford on this forum thread. Topics covered include: Playfusion next cycle of Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Champions - Onslaught (00:01:47) Release details for KeyForge (00:05:55) Fog of Love: Queer...


Episode 90: Independence Day: One Free Elephant (Microbrew)

In this week's Independence Day episode Ben and Josh are joined by Nigel of One Free Elephant! Fresh from the overwhelming success of that was the Kickstarter campaign for Microbrew Nigel chats about micro games, cultural etiquette and the amounts of excess space that you find in board game boxes. They also chat about Nigel's Board Game Design Diaries during the Microbrew campaign and how he hopes they can go on to encourage and inspire other designers. Happy Listening Links One Free...


Episode 89: If Its Good Enough for Savonarola

In this week's Regular Show, Ben and Josh discuss a variety of Tabletop Gaming related topics including: Space Goat Productions/ Evil Dead 2: The Board Game (00:01:45) Warhammer Underworlds: Nightvault (00:09:25) Endeavor (00:19:52) Magic: The Gathering Guilds of Ravnica (00:25:14) Magic: The Gathering Arena (00:27:30) Scrabble: (00:32:38) We hope you enjoy listening! The Unlucky Frog Team Honourable Mentions: Angry Joe Duncan Cowan of Tabletop Scotland Marc Spectre of...


Episode 88: Independence Day: Drawn To The Flame Podcast

In this week's Independence Day episode Ben is joined by Peter and Frank of Drawn To The Flame, a podcast for fans of Arkham Horror: The Card Game! Listen in as they talk through Arkham Horror: The Card Game, Android: Netrunner and share their take on the Lovecraft Universe - are we at tentacle satuation? (see our latest blog post!). They also share the ins and outs of running a game specific podcast and keeping your audience happy! Happy Listening, The Unlucky Frog...


Episode 87: Eltonus Johnus

This week's episode Ben and Josh chat through the week that was! Featuring upcoming releases: Transformers the TCG and Magic Pre-release by Wizards of the Coasts Reef by Plan B Games Warhammer 40K: Wake the Dead and Warhammer Underworlds: Nightvault by Games Workshop They also chat about the games they've been playing including: Port Royal (and Board Game Crate!) (00:10:42min) Gladiatores Blood for Roses by Bad Cat Games (00:16:18min) Fallout Wasteland Warfare by Modiphius...


Episode 86: Independence Day: James Naylor of Naylor Games (Magnate)

In this week's Independence Day episode Ben and Charlotte are joined by James Naylor of Naylor Games to talk about his current project, Magnate; the game that Monopoly wanted to be. They also share their fond memories of Monopoly and delve into the intriguing history of the game. As well as discussing how to manage realistic events in sensitive manner, prototype design and milestones in the manufacturing process, and James' convention playtest tour. Also, Magnate: The Cumbernauld Expansion....


Episode 85 : Playing Ketchup

Join Ben, Josh and Charlotte as they run through a whole raft of topics in this week's episode including a shoutout to our newest Patron Simon Harper, our ongoing plans for the Unlucky Frog Patreon, and Ben's first foray into Shadespire organised play. They also chat about their review of Brothers by Ankama Games and ongoing Brothers competition, and chat through recent game release announcements including: Betrayal Legacy by Avalon Hills GamesWarhammer Underworlds: Nightvault by...


Episode 84: Independence Day - Marc Specter of Grand Gamers Guild (The Artemis Project)

In this week's Indepedence Day episode Ben is joined by Marc Spectre of Grand Gamers Guild, the independent publishing house behind Unreal Estate and Pocket Ops, and co-publisher of Endeavor: Age of Sails! Together they chat about Marc's current kickstarter project The Artemis Project, a dice-placement engine builder where you compete to build the best colony on Europa. Marc also explains a bit more about his role as an independent publisher and what he is looking for as a publisher. We...


Episode 83: Not All Heroes Wear Capes

In this week's episode Ben and Charlotte are joined by Darius Twyman of All Around The Board and UnCon! Together they chat about recent announcements from the tabletop gaming community inlcuding: Pandemic Survival: Fall of Rome Warhammer Beast of Choas Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Champions App releaseNarcos: The Board GameThey also chat about the post Tabletop Scotland come down, how plans for UnCon 4.0 are progressing, and the ongoing promotion between the Unlucky Frog and Board Game Crate...

Episode 82: Independence Day - The Noble Artist (Hero Master)

In this week's Independence Day feature Josh and Ben are joined by Jamie Noble Frier aka The Noble Artist! Together they talk about a wide and varied range of topics including toilet roll delivery drones, Gloomhaven, Roll Quest by Hercules Studios and of course, Jamie's current project Hero Master: An Epic Game of Epic Fails. We hope you enjoy listening! The Unlucky Frog Team _________________________________________ The Noble Artist Links Facebook Group:...


Episode 81: Beautiful Games, Beautiful Tables, Beautiful People / Unlucky Frog On Tour - Tabletop Scotland

Fresh from their stint as the Official Media partner for the inaugural Tabletop Scotland, Josh, Ben and Charlotte chat with Kenny and Lawrence of the Dice Roll Cafe about their thoughts on the event! Recorded in the very atmospheric snug in the Cherrybank Inn in Perth, together they cover a whole array of things including: - Darius Twyman and his Magical travelling Games Library - Villainous, the Game of Disney Villains - Kickstarter Launch for Microbrew by One Free Elephant - Seminars...


Episode 80: Independence Day - Decking Awesome Games (Dice Summoners)

This week's Independence Day episode sees Ben joined by Eoin Costelloe and Ciara Costelloe of Decking Awesome Games. Together they chat about their upcoming Kickstarter release, Dice Summoners. They also chat about how they came into tabletop gaming at university, the pros and cons of two player games and how this helped shape what is now Dice Summoners. Decking Awesome Games will be demoing Dice Summoners at Tabletop Scotland! Be sure to swing by the Play Test Zone to try it...


Episode 79: Broken Fingers

Tabletop Scotland, Tabletop Scotland, Tabletop Scotland, Tabletop Scotland, Tabletop Scotland, Tabletop Scotland! In this week's episode Ben and Charlotte chat about the first ever Tabletop Scotland, which taking place in Perth next weekend! Listen in to hear about what they are looking forward to, what they will be getting up to as the official media partner *ahem ahem* and announce the panelists for Room D100+1 - the 100% original panelist show where guests bring their pet peeve from...


Episode 78: Independence Day: Twisted Bit Games

In this week's Independence Day Ben and Josh are joined by Calum Taylor of Twisted Bit Games. Fresh back in Scotland after living in The Republic of Korean Calum chats about Korean Board Game Cafes, the importance of accessability in gaming, as well as accents, puns, kilts and formal fashion faux pas! Calum also shares his experience of GenCon, including that CMON Cthulu statute, and his plans for his current game Motora; a worker placement, resource management, dice combat game with...


Episode 77: Looking Under A Rock

In this week's episode Ben and Josh chat about recent Games Workshop announcements and Fantasy Flights' upcoming release Key Forge and the rising popularity of Unique Games. They also share their thoughts on the assault which took place at GenCon against Jeremy Hambly of The Quartering, and discuss changing attitudes in the gaming community. We would love to know your thoughts and feelings on this topic. Do you agree with Ben and Josh or do you feel they are far off the mark? How...


Episode 76: Independence Day: Emmerse Studios (Quirk!)

In this week's Independence Day Episode Ben and Charlotte are joined by Emma May of Emmerse Studios, the creator of Quirk! and Quirk! Legends. Listen in as they chat about Emma's wide and varied experience of game creation and marketing, entering the gaming industry and managing game reviews. She also shares her plans for the future of Quirk! and Quirk! Legends - so watch this space! We hope you enjoy listening, The Unlucky Frog Team ***Also please excuse the background noise....


Episode 75: Warhammer: Jocks Vs Goths and Nerds

Following on from their GenCon episode, Ben and Josh talk changing attitudes in gaming and go way off topic chatting about celebrities and gaming, and Insane Championship Wrestling! They also chat about BenCon 2018 (Ben's Birthday Celebration) and the games they played including: 2 vs 2 Warhammer Age of Sigmar Mega Battle, Tales Of The Arabian Nights by Z-Man Games, Ice Cool by Brain Games,Brothers by Ankama GamesMysterium by LibelludA Song of Ice and Fire by CMON GamesWarhammer Age of...


Episode 74: Independence Day - ModBlokz

In this week's Independence Day Episode Ben is joined by Tom and Ash Mayo, the creative geniuses behind ModBlokz - the magnetic Sci-Fi Modular Terrain System! Listen in as they chat about their love for wargaming, component design and manufacturing, plans for the future and, of course, the ModBlokz Kickstarter campaign. Be sure to check it out! We hope you enjoy listening! The Unlucky Frog Team _______________ Links ModBlokz: https://www.modblokz.com/ Kickstarter campaign:...


Episode 73: Straight Outta GenCon

This week's episode sees Ben and Josh joined by returning guest Callum "Lanky Santa" Flint! Together they discuss some of the accouncements fresh from GenCon 2018 including: Fantasy Flight Games: Arkham Horror 3rd Edition KeyForge: Call of the Archons Games Workshop BlitzbowlSpace Marine Adventures Cryptozoic Rick and Morty: The Pickle Rick Game Steamforged: Horizon Zero Dawn Steve Jackson Games: Munchkin: Warhammer 40K Pandasaurus: Machi Koro Legacy Flaming Fowl...