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Discussing table-top and related gaming and the Irish gaming scene so you don't have to.
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Discussing table-top and related gaming and the Irish gaming scene so you don't have to.

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Episodes

Wis, April 2018: Pathfinder 2 Playtest

4/17/2018
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This week's hosts: Liam, Eoin and Seán This week, the party discusses the upcoming Pathfinder 2nd Edition Playtest and the information that has been shared to date. Show notes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RpVBYRw60m8https://glasscannonpodcast.com/the-pathfinder-playtest-parts-1-and-2/https://pathfinderwiki.com/wiki/Rovagug

Duration:00:44:54

Wis, April 2018: The Trouble with Cheats

4/10/2018
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This week's hosts: Liam, Mary, Seán, and Óisín This week, the party discusses cheating in board games. 00:00 - We're recruiting, could you tell? Join us! 00:58 - Seán, potential board game cheat? 01:12 - Óisín casts his accusatory net wide. 02:30 - Sanctions are easy in competitive games. 02:52 - Seán and Liam engage in some non-verbal communication. Makes great listening. 04:30 - Tournaments play with tournament rules. 05:50 - Classic tales in poor gamesmanship. 06:07 - Write in...

Duration:00:39:14

Int, April 2018: Words with Sashimi

4/3/2018
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This week's hosts: Liam, and Seán This week, the party review Fictionary; The Dictionary Game, and Sushi Go! Party 00:00 - We're recruiting, could you tell? Join us! 00:58 - Liam thought he was getting a game, boy was he in for a surprise. 01:53 - If it wasn't apparent, these are very big books. 02:00 - Fictionary! Or, The Dictionary Game. - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fictionary 02:44 - Jobbernowl. 04:40 - Liam the skeptic. 06:18 - As in a head, that is blockish. 09:01 - The...

Duration:00:36:30

Loot, March 2018: Unearth

3/27/2018
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This week's hosts: Liam and Seán Liam returns from Tabletop Cork to Unearth a boardgame review. https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/217085/unearthhttp://tabletopcork.ie/https://www.boardgamequest.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Unearth-Stones.jpg

Duration:00:31:52

Exp, March 2018: Itzacon Review

3/20/2018
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This week's hosts: Ian, Cathal, Oisín This week, the party Reminisce about their experiences at Itzacon Games convention in NUI Galway. 00:40 – Cathal shows his terrible sense of humour 01:05 – NUIG Fansci 01:25 – A full 2 minutes all about doughnuts 03:50 – All the way across the country has variable distance depending on when you’re trying to leave. 04:50 – Ian maligns guards. 05:25 – Board gaming is still gaming 06:05 – Let’s Take a Hike 07:55 – The fall of western...

Duration:00:55:57

Str, March 2018: Pub Quiz Answers

3/13/2018
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This week's hosts: Ian, Cathal, Oisín This week, the party provide answers to the 9th annual pub quiz! Adventurers wanted! Come join the party for weekly adventures discussing gaming and the Irish gaming scene. Reach out to use if you have an interest in podcasting and would like to join us on a regular (or irregular) basis. Recording sessions are typically twice monthly in Dublin. 00:26 - Falling at the first hurdle. 01:00 - Straight into it! 01:04 - Round Cathal 03:43 - As the...

Duration:00:28:03

Int, March 2018: Century Spice Road

3/6/2018
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This week's hosts: Liam, Seán, and Mary This week, the party review Century: Spice Road! 00:28 - Century: Spice Road - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/209685/century-spice-road 00:41 - @marriedwithmeeples - https://www.instagram.com/marriedwithmeeples/ 00:54 - Seán appreciated board game aesthetics. 02:30 - Simple components. 03:20 - Liam can't tell flowers from feathers. 04:20 - Limited space for gather resources. 05:12 - Information presented pictographically. 07:10 -...

Duration:00:33:48

Wis, February 2018: Listener Feedback - Uncomfortable RPG topics

2/28/2018
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This week's hosts: Liam, Mary and Seán. This week, the party open up the mail bag and answer a listener question on uncomfortable RPG topics. Show notes: http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/east-asia/article/2088831/death-overwork-japans-100-hour-overtime-cap-sparks-anger

Duration:00:44:01

Int, February 2018: Lords of Waterdeep

2/20/2018
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This week's hosts: Liam, Seán, and Mary This week, the party review Lords of Waterdeep! 00:40 - Board Game Reviews 00:56 - What good even is email if it doesn't get delivered to the past? 01:06 - Lords of Waterdeep - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/110327/lords-waterdeep 01:24 - Mary's love of good board game boxes. 02:31 - Worker placement game. - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgamemechanic/2082/worker-placement 02:38 - Forgotten Realms -...

Duration:00:45:04

XP, February 2018: La Isla

2/14/2018
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This week's hosts: Mary, Seán, Oisin and Ian This week the party set off for exotic shores on the hunt for rare species to bring you a review of the boardgame La Isla. Show notes: 00:30 - La Isla 01:00 - Stefan Feld is a prolific games designer 01:17 - The board 02:49 - Player cards and boards 04:32 - You can usually tell which language an Irish gamer did for their leaving cert by seeing which non-english ruleset they grab when all else fails 06:03 - CUBES! 07:25 - TRACKS! 09:25...

Duration:00:38:52

GP, February 2018: Annual Pub Quiz

2/6/2018
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This week's hosts: Mary, Seán, Oisin and Ian Join us in celebrating 9 years of The Adventuring Party by taking part in our annual pub quiz! Fabulous €50 prize at your local FGL. Answers to party@theadventuringparty.net or on the back of a (presumably very large) postcard. Closing date 8th of March @ 23:59 GMT. Round the party: Which number quiz is this? I refute the claims that I remember last week! Round Cathal: 1. What D&D monster was the "villain" of Stranger Things Season...

Duration:00:36:12

Wis, January 2018: Social Issues in Games

1/30/2018
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This Weeks Hosts: Liam, Ian and Sean This week the party discuss the rather heavy topic of bringing social issues in to games. Show Notes: OxfamPlay/Test GalwayDr Larp I presumeFeminism Nano GamesCat TobinThis war of mine

Duration:00:40:11

TWF, January 2018: A Duet of Pairs

1/24/2018
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This week's hosts: Liam, Ian and Sean This week the party review both the card game "Pairs" and the codenames expansion "Duet", Sean was pretty obsessed with duality this week.... Show Notes: PAIRS!!!Great DalmutiThe Name of the Wind CorsariPairsDUET Codenames Pictures

Duration:00:39:35

Con, January 2018: Warpcon 28 Preview

1/17/2018
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This week's hosts: Liam, Eoin, Seán and Oisin. This week, the party discuss this years offerings at Warpcon 28! http://warpcon.co/ 01:55 - L5R Kotei 02:40 - Kotei only tickets available 06:00 - Yu-gi-oh! for collecting, not for playing. Aside from all the playing. 08:12 - All the wargaming favourites - 40k and Warmachine 08:37 - Womprat open 2018 15:12 - As a total aside if this LARP really interests you, you might also enjoy this MOOC on futurelearn 18:00 - Clarification the use...

Duration:00:31:04

Trk, January 2018: Train Love

1/9/2018
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This week's hosts: Liam, Oisin, Eoin and Sean This week the party discuss why gamers love trains (but utterly fail to discuss if trains feel the same way). Show Notes: This is a question I didn't even know I had until you posted itTokyo FreewayTicket To RideTransamerica18xxStation MasterRailroad TycoonBaltimore & OhioTicket to Ride EuropeAGE OF EMPIRESTrains 1920 vs 2016Pret-a-Porter Magic MazeDollars to DonutsLifeboats Rocky Road a la ModeI don't think there has ever been any RPG where...

Duration:00:34:11

BP, January 2018: Deadlands Review

1/2/2018
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This week's hosts: Liam, Eoin, Brian and Seán. This week, as the party's Deadlands Classic campaign draws to an end, the party discuss its Edges and Hindrances. Show notes: 01:59 - Deadlands classic 04:50 - Difficult builds Shaman & Mad scientist 05:54 - Grit versus pulp 07:00 - Stat talk. As a rough guide the stats are: Cognition - General spotting/noticing stat Knowledge - Book smarts mental stat Mien - Charisma and talkin to folk Smarts - Practical smarts mental stat Spirit...

Duration:00:51:38

Int, Dec 2017: Gamer Book Reviews

12/26/2017
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This week's hosts: Eoin, Brian, Liam and Seán. This week, the party reviews books that gamers may like, or books that they like, or just books they want to argue about... it gets a bit out of hand to be honest. Show notes: T 00:57 – Quote of the episode: “The bar is going to be pretty low today” (Instilling listener confidence) 03:04 – Delicious in Dungeon by Ryoko Kui 03:04 – Walking mushroom and giant centipede hotpot 04:25 – Liam asserts that lack of vitamins can take down a...

Duration:00:52:17

Cha, December 2017: Secret Santa

12/19/2017
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This week's hosts: Liam, Eoin, Brian and Seán. This week, the party get in the festive spirit with our annual Secret Santa. Show notes 01:30 - Secret Santa rules - Recycle unused games or buy something of nominal value €10. Don't give something you wouldn't be happy to receive. 01:39 - The infamous catapult gifting 01:55 - Dice game rules: Roll 6 dice (d4,d6,d8,d10,d12,d20). If you get no 1s you are out. If you get any 1s, score their sides in points (ie 6 for getting a 1 on the d6)...

Duration:00:30:54

Con, December 2017: Karuba Reviewa

12/12/2017
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This week's hosts: Liam, Mary and Sean This week the party reviews the jungle exploration tile placement treasure hunting colonial boardgame; Karuba! You know what, thats a lot of descriptors, maybe just listen to the episode aye? Show Notes: KarubaThis does seem like Jungle Bingo Codenames

Duration:00:34:14

Wis+1, December 2017: Wealth by level

12/6/2017
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This week's hosts: Liam, Seán, Mary and the common cold This week the party bravely fend off the grim spectre of the death to bring you a discussion on character wealth and resources. Apologies for the audio being quite hollow. We had an unidentified hum at various points on the track that was very distracting. Took some aggressive filtering to clear. Show Notes: NurgleSlovak Chicken Soup recipe http://paizo.com/pathfinderRPG/prd/coreRulebook/gamemastering.htmlRescue grenade

Duration:00:40:16

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