Dead Wargamers Society – Episode 13: When to Hang it Up / Dinner and Dead Games
Apr09

Dead Wargamers Society – Episode 13: When to Hang it Up / Dinner and Dead Games

The hosts talk about when to take a break from a wargame and about balancing love for older games with keeping an open mind for new experiences.  We promise this won’t turn into a self-help series. Then, we discuss an event format we’re going to start running called “Dinner and Dead Games”.  It’s what it says on the tin, but we talk about some nuances there, such as Chris’ fondness for...

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Dead Wargamers Society – Episode 12: Dark Age pt. 2 ft. Bryan CP Steele
Mar26

Dead Wargamers Society – Episode 12: Dark Age pt. 2 ft. Bryan CP Steele

Bryan joins us for a second time to talk about his work on Dark Age, a game we may or may not mention in nearly every episode.  Bryan was kind enough to spend some time answering our fan-boy questions about where the background of the game was going when it stopped.  If you’re into the oral history of this game’s development, this is a must-listen. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:08:04 —...

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Dead Wargamers Society – Episode 11: Mordheim ft. Ash Barker
Mar12

Dead Wargamers Society – Episode 11: Mordheim ft. Ash Barker

Do you like Warhammer Fantasy?  Do you like Necromunda?  Do you wanna eat some warpstone and party like it’s 1999?  Do you wanna play War Cry, but hate counting how many dice rolled the same number?  Well, do I have a game for you! The indomitable Ash Barker of Guerrilla Miniature Games fame took the time to talk Mordeim with us and give us the perspective of someone who was a Games Workshop insider during...

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Dead Wargamers Society – Episode 10: Dark Age pt. 1
Feb26

Dead Wargamers Society – Episode 10: Dark Age pt. 1

Dark Age, not just for Camelots anymore. Chris and Owen talk about their favorite dead tabletop wargame, Dark Age by Dark Age Games/Cool Mini or Not.  The discussion of the game’s going to be split into two parts: the first (this episode) focused on an overview of the game for people unfamiliar with it.  A second episode will focus on a deeper dive into aspects of the game hosts liked. Podcast: Play in new window |...

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Dead Wargamers Society – Episode 9: Warzone ft Bryan CP Steele
Feb13

Dead Wargamers Society – Episode 9: Warzone ft Bryan CP Steele

Chris and Owen talk about the tabletop wargame “Warzone” which was launched in the wake of the runaway success of the 2008 movie “Mutant Chronicles”.  Bryan CP Steele, renowned Thomas Jane scholar, joins us to muse on how necromutants are really an analogy for the railway strikes of the early 1910’s.  We also field some questions about some game called “Dark Age”, which we’ve...

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