The State of Games, Ep. 80: The One About Some Business & Baseball

To everything, turn, turn turn, there is a season, turn, turn, turn… and a time for every podcast to make alterations. This podcast is all about those changes that can occur over the life of an entity, whether it be personal, business, social, or all three. Join us this time as we talk about a huge turning point for Dice Hate Me Games, even though it won’t really affect what we do on The State of Games. Rest assured, no matter what changes might occur on the business front, we’ll always be your source for a rambling good time in the world of board games. I’m pretty sure Stephanie will make sure of that. Read More  Read More

Kickstarter Quick-look: Super Showdown

Somewhere, deep in the heart of the city, a villain perfects his nefarious plan. His constant obsession: to rid the city of its pesky patron saint and to finally rule the weaklings that walk its streets. Meanwhile, high atop the tallest skyscraper, a hero watches, his razor keen senses attuned to the slightest stir of trouble. The hero knows that it won’t be long before the villain emerges from beneath the urban sprawl – and wherever evil rises, the hero will soon strike it down. The setting: the colorful city of Gold and Silver Age comics – the world of Super Showdown! Super Showdown is a card game that pits two players in... Read More

The Pros and Cons of Cons

Ah, Summer. Tis the season of spray-on tans, silicon, shiny smiles and sparsely-clad young sprites – all crammed into hundreds of ten-foot cubicles, peddling the geekiest things on the planet. Yes, people, tis the season of the booth babe, and thus the season of the Cons. With Comic-Con kicking off its 40th year of grandiose festivities, I thought it was the perfect time to take a look at the good, the bad and the ugly of some of geek culture’s greatest yearly conventions. Consider this a primer for the uninitiated. Feel free to clip and save, people. Origins (late June) You'd better hope you roll high on your plague saving throw... Read More