Rhino Hero: Super Battle, Stop Thief! Cities of Splendor - Boards & Swords #95

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We've got a couple of new games to talk about, a wrap up of the games we played on the charity stream, and then we talk about 2018 and what we are looking forward to this year (in gaming).

News

Game Salute New Imprints
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39248/game-salute-launches-new-imprints

ICv2 interview with Asmodee North America
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39247/icv2-interview-asmodee-execs-ana-consolidation-part-1

New Elder Signs Expansion
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39225/ffgs-elder-sign-heads-egypt

Final Scythe Expansion
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39241/final-scythe-expansion

Century Eastern Wonders
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39218/plan-b-returns-century-eastern-wonders

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Has D&D 5th Edition Lost its Flavor? (Xanathar's Guide to Everything Review)

Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition has been out since 2014.  Have your games gotten a little stale?  Then spice it up with this new sourcebook!

Xanathar's Guide to Everything is the first "expansion" for Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition.  Inside there are new backgrounds, rules, and features to flesh out D&D5e characters.

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Phoenix Dawn Command Pt. 7 - The Dirtbags of Holding #94

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Its a new year, but the same old story for our Dirtbags - surrounded on a roof by a chanting mob. Can they get out without dying (and leveling up!) in Twogether Studios' Phoenix Dawn Command.

Let us know if you been enjoying the show!  Is there a game that you'd like to hear us play?  Contact us!  Our email is feedback@dirtbagsofholding.com.  You can find the dirtbags on twitter @DirtbagsPodcast or you can follow me personally @ChrisTheProf.   If you're on facebook, give us a like at Facebook.com/ocdcast.

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Sword Play #0: Star Wars Ghosts of Dathomir Review/Doctor Who Time of the Daleks Unboxing

In this beta episode of Sword Play, Philip and I unbox the Doctor Who Time of the Daleks board game from Gale Force 9, then we review the Star Wars Force and Destiny RPG adventure "Ghosts of Dathomir".

This was originally streamed live on our twitch.tv/ocdcast channel.  Stay tuned for future streams!

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Harvest, Twilight Imperium 4, 2017 Wrap-up - Boards & Swords #94

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We wrap up 2017 talking about all the things in gaming that we've done and seen this year.  What did we enjoy playing, what conventions did we like?  Why did we like them?

News

Warhammer 40k Dice Masters
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39190/warhammer-40k-invades-dice-masters

D&D movie
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39182/dungeons-dragons-film-moves-paramount-gets-date

Wesley Snipes and Sean Astin making a Starfinder setting
https://www.tabletopgaming.co.uk/board-games/news/wesley-snipes-and-lord-of-the-rings-sean-astin-are-working-on-a

Digital Lord of the Rings LCG coming
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39115/fantasy-flight-takes-lord-rings-the-card-game-

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Phoenix Dawn Command Pt. 6 - The Dirtbags of Holding #93

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Our heroes have finished the first part of their journey, but now that they are level 2, can they handle a more pressing threat in this part of Phoenix Dawn Command, a RPG by Twogether Studios.

Let us know if you been enjoying the show!  Is there a game that you'd like to hear us play?  Contact us!  Our email is feedback@dirtbagsofholding.com.  You can find the dirtbags on twitter @DirtbagsPodcast or you can follow me personally @ChrisTheProf.   If you're on facebook, give us a like at Facebook.com/ocdcast.

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Phoenix Dawn Command Pt. 5 - The Dirtbags of Holding #92

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Drake is a little worse for wear, but the Dread Harvester is still standing...for now.  It's time for someone else to take a wack at him in this part of Phoenix Dawn Command, a RPG by Twogether Studios.

Let us know if you been enjoying the show!  Is there a game that you'd like to hear us play?  Contact us!  Our email is feedback@dirtbagsofholding.com.  You can find the dirtbags on twitter @DirtbagsPodcast or you can follow me personally @ChrisTheProf.   If you're on facebook, give us a like at Facebook.com/ocdcast.

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Pax Unplugged, Top 5 Gifts to Give to a Gamer - Boards & Swords #93

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Thanksgiving is over, and we are thankful that we had a great time at Pax Unplugged.  We have my friend Randy join us to talk about all the different aspects of Pax that we took part in.  Excuse any sound issues, we had some scheduling difficulties in getting this episode out.

News

Barnes & Noble reducing Games
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39046/barnes-noble-cutting-toys-games-gift-skus

Gamestop converted 200 stores to be 50% collectibles
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39016/gamestop-converted-200-stores-be-50-collectibles

The Dice Tower uninvited from GAMA Trade Show
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/38998/dice-tower-claims-it-uninvited-gama-trade-show-over-retailer-comments

CMON making Munchkin board games
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39028/munchkin-board-games

Imperial Assault App released by FFG
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/38980/ffg-unveils-new-app-star-wars-imperial-assault

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Email us your comments and questions at feedback@boardsandswords.com.  You can find the show on twitter @Boardsandswords, or on facebook at facebook.com/ocdcast.  Personally I'm @ChrisTheProf on Twitter & Instagram Collin is @colcakes196 on Twitter & Instagram.  Cindy is cindypastorius on Instagram.  

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Star Wars Destiny/L5R Tokens and LOTS of Dice!

I got in a long awaited kickstarter and some Black Friday gaming goodies that I had bought, so I unpackage them and show them off to you.

Wizard Dice - Poly Hero Dice
Metal Dice - Easy Roller Dice
Star Wars Destiny / L5R Tokens - Curled Paw Creatives

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Phoenix Dawn Command Pt. 4 - The Dirtbags of Holding #91

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Their worst fears conquered (for now?), our heroes have a new Dread creature to face in this next part of Phoenix Dawn Command, a RPG by Twogether Studios.

Let us know if you been enjoying the show!  Is there a game that you'd like to hear us play?  Contact us!  Our email is feedback@dirtbagsofholding.com.  You can find the dirtbags on twitter @DirtbagsPodcast or you can follow me personally @ChrisTheProf.   If you're on facebook, give us a like at Facebook.com/ocdcast.

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Phoenix Dawn Command Pt. 3 - The Dirtbags of Holding #90

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The Dread Knight is defeated, but where is the Flamekeeper?  Our heroes still have work to do in this next part of Phoenix Dawn Command, a RPG by Twogether Studios.

Let us know if you been enjoying the show!  Is there a game that you'd like to hear us play?  Contact us!  Our email is feedback@dirtbagsofholding.com.  You can find the dirtbags on twitter @DirtbagsPodcast or you can follow me personally @ChrisTheProf.   If you're on facebook, give us a like at Facebook.com/ocdcast.

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Tomb of Annihilation, Numenera: Ninth World Bestiary 2 - Boards & Swords #92.5

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Next week you are getting a full episode, but between Thanksgiving and Pax Unplugged, this promised mini-episode got delayed!  So here it is, Philip and I talking about a couple of new RPG products that are available for D&D 5th Edition and Numenera.

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Legend of the Five Rings LCG: Tears of Amaterasu Unboxing

Legend of the Five Rings (or L5R), is a Living Card Game produced by Fantasy Flight Games. In this video, I open up the first Dynasty Pack for L5R, Tears of Amaterasu. It adds 20 new cards to the game, and I go through them and give my thoughts. Follow me online! ocdcast.com twitter.com/ChrisTheProf instagram.com/ChrisTheProf facebook.com/ocdcast

Phoenix Dawn Command Pt. 2 - The Dirtbags of Holding #89

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The Dread Knight bares down on our heroes, but is there victory in the cards? (HAR HAR).  We'll find out in this next part of Phoenix Dawn Command, a RPG by Twogether Studios.

Let us know if you been enjoying the show!  Is there a game that you'd like to hear us play?  Contact us!  Our email is feedback@dirtbagsofholding.com.  You can find the dirtbags on twitter @DirtbagsPodcast or you can follow me personally @ChrisTheProf.   If you're on facebook, give us a like at Facebook.com/ocdcast.

The Dirtbags of Holding is an Obsessive Comics Disorder production, find other great podcasts such as my tabletop gaming podcast “Boards & Swords” over at ocdcast.com. 

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Port Royal, Twilight Imperium III, FFG Worlds, Dirtbags Invitational - Boards & Swords #92

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Sooooo many games! We talk about the 1st annual Dirtbags Invitational, I went to FFG headquarters in Minnesota for the L5R World Championship, and I played Twilight Imperium III! Don't worry, Collin and Cindy have plenty to talk about as well!  Then, Cindy treats us to an awesome new game show!

News

Dragon Ball Z Perfect Cell
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/38825/dragon-ball-z-perfect-cell

Fields of Arle Expansion
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/38803/tea-more-valuable-beer-fields-arle

Fruit Ninja Tabletop Game Series
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/38790/fruit-ninja-tabletop-game-series

Star Wars Legion Expansions Announced
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/38774/first-unit-expansion-star-wars-legion-revealed

Potion Explosion Game Night Kit
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/38754/potion-explosion-game-night-kit

Fantasy Flight Interactive established
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/38761/asmodee-fantasy-flight-launch-fantasy-flight-interactive

This podcast is an Obsessive Comics Disorder production - visit ocdcast.com for more great videos and podcasts.  Join our BGG Guild! boardsandswords.com/guild

Email us your comments and questions at feedback@boardsandswords.com.  You can find the show on twitter @Boardsandswords, or on facebook at facebook.com/ocdcast.  Personally I'm @ChrisTheProf on Twitter & Instagram Collin is @colcakes196 on Twitter & Instagram.  Cindy is cindypastorius on Instagram.  

This podcast is also a part of the Dice Tower Network.  For other great board gaming shows, check out dicetowernetwork.com.  Also, thanks to CoolStuffInc for sponsoring the network - check out coolstuffinc.com for some great deals on games.

Thank you for listening to the show.  Until next time, remember that every gamer has a story…..what's yours?