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Episode 58 - 2017 Ding & Dent Awards Show

Raf and Charlie return from a holiday hiatus with the Ding & Dent 2017 award show. A new contest is offered and they both list their top 10 new releases for the year to close things out.

Duration: 01:28:16

Bonus Episode - Calvin Interviews Rob Daviau and Sara Erickson

While Raf and Charlie enjoy the holiday break, Calvin steps up with an interview with Rob Daviau and Sara Erickson.

Duration: 00:20:24

Episode 57 - Publisher Gatekeeping

Raf and Charlie discuss a couple of big new games and then dive into a discussion of publisher gatekeeping, Kickstarter, and the evolution of the industry. Excited About - 1:50 3 Secrets - 7:25 OK Play - 14:25 Fallout - 19:20 Codenames: Disney - 31:00 Shadespire Contest - 39:45 Publisher Gatekeeping - 42:40

Duration: 01:29:14

Episode 56 - 2017 Holiday Gift Giving Guide

Raf and Charlie offer their annual holiday gift guide, with games for many situations and preferences. Playing Lately Werewords - 4:50 Flick 'Em Up: Dead of Winter - 12:15 Catacombs & Castles - 21:40 Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle -

Duration: 01:34:59

Episode 55 - Playing with Strangers

Charlie and Raf discuss playing games with strangers. Whether at a meetup, a con, or a local game shop, we often run into opportunities to game with people we don't know. This can be a tricky situation, and they talk about how they approach it. Before that it's Pandemic Legacy Season 2 (NO SPOILERS), Battlestations 2nd Edition, Vegas Wits & Wagers, and World Championship Russian Roulette. Excited About - 2:05 Pandemic Legacy S2 (NO SPOILERS) - 5:42 Battlestations - 13:00 Vegas Wits &...

Duration: 01:10:53

Episode 54 -Shadespire Review

Raf and Charlie are back with an episode full of big releases, hidden gems, and an in-depth review of Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire. This tactical combat game is in both of their Top 10s this year and is super approachable to people who don't want to spend too much time assembling minis. Excited About - 2:34 Dispatch - 6:38 Planet of the Apes - 14:30 Twilight Imperium 4th Ed - 27:29 Escape from 100 Million BC - 40:43 Inside Voices Giveaway Info - 50:41 Shadespire Review - 52:47

Duration: 01:48:50

Essen 2017 Day 4

Celebrate (or mourn) the end of Essen with Calvin, Dee and a pile of special guests!

Duration: 01:21:16

Essen 2017 Day 3

Day 3 of Calvin and Dee's Essen Coverage is here! More game and more special guests! Hear from Ted Alspach, Eric Martin, Stephen Buonocore, and Efka & Elain from No Pun Include! Also, bird thoughts.

Duration: 00:39:17

Essen 2017 Day 2

Calvin, Dee, and Colin the Board Game Bear are back for Day 2 of Spiel! Stay tuned through the end to hear from more special guests!

Duration: 00:25:18

Essen 2017 Day 1

Calvin, Dee, and Colin the Board Game Bear are in Essen letting us know what they're checking out! Stay tuned through the end to hear from special guests Rodney Smith and Tom Vasel!

Duration: 00:42:18

Episode 53 - Evan Derrick Interview

Raf talks a couple of "A" titles, while Charlie gets into Rhinos and Sand-timers. Then, Evan Derrick of Van Ryder Games joins the fun with a feature interview. Excited About - 1:35 Wartime - 8:15 Approaching Dawn: The Witching Hour -18:30 Rhino Hero: Super Battle - 33:55 Azul - 41:40 Evan Derrick Interview - 49:10

Duration: 01:43:32

Episode 52 - Vengeance Review

Raf and Charlie fill this episode with new and upcoming games. They review Vengeance, a fast-paced new title that brings movies like Old Boy and Kil Bill to the table, putting you in the shoes of both Uma Thurman and Quentin Tarantino. Excited About -1:31 Scrappers - 13:07 Runebound Unbreakable Bonds - 19:42 Pit Crew - 27:25 Legend of the 5 Rings - 35:07 Red Scare - 49:50 Vengeance - 1:35:00

Duration: 01:38:18

Episode 51 - This War of Mine Review

Raf talks about secret words and abstracts, Charlie talks about werewolves and packs of gum. Both talk about the emotional roller coaster of This War of Mine the board game. Excited About - 1:30 Boo/Shy - 8:40 Codenames Duet - 19:40 Folklore: The Affliction - 29:30 Seikatsu - 42:45 This War of Mine Review - 54:55

Duration: 01:48:09

Episode 50 - Gen Con Wrap Up and Listener Questions

The best/worst of Gen Con to kick things off, then Raf and Charlie dive into listener questions to celebrate 50 episodes. Don't miss the new listener poll at the end! Gen Con Best/Worst - 2:40 Super Mario Level Up - 16:35 Tiefe Taschen - 23:50 Listener Questions - 39:45 Listener Poll - 1:34:12

Duration: 02:00:32

Gen Con 50 Night 3

Our last nightly episode! Captain Sonar Upgrade One, Richard the Lionheart, and Star Wars: Legion!

Duration: 00:17:49

Gen Con 50 Night 2

4 games in 10 minutes?! Sneak peek at some awesome games from the con floor. Shadespire, Massive Darkness, The Expanse, and Indulgence!

Duration: 00:15:40

GenCon50 Night 1

Day 1 from GenCon50! We talk about 4 games we've played on the con floor. Crossfire, Dead of Winter Flick 'em Up, Zoo Ball, and Centipede!

Duration: 00:13:07

Episode 49 - Our Review Criteria

Episode 49 - Our Review Criteria by Ding & Dent

Duration: 01:54:15

Episode 48 - Cthulhu Wars: The Definitive Review (For Now)

Calvin is back! He joins us to talk about Netrunner: Terminal Directive! Raf and Charlie talk the games they've been playing, share the plans for a GenCon meetup, and then get into a big review of everything Cthulhu Wars. Inside Voices - 0:01:45 Netrunner Terminal Directive - 0:03:52 Rebellion Expansion - 0:22:26 Warhammer 40k - 0:34:25 Meetups - 0:48:59 Cthulhu Wars Review- 0:53:27

Duration: 01:57:32

Episode 47 - Other People's Fun

Episode 47 - Other People's Fun by Ding & Dent

Duration: 01:31:51

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