Author Archives: Leon Cannan

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 241

This week it is game after game after game as the Dice Men go crazy in their pursuit of playing all the things! So, what do you get when you cross crime, QR codes, Virtual Reality AND a board game? Well, we can tell you if you listen up! We also grab our snorkels and more »

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 240

This week it’s a Garth/ Essen hybrid (Gassen) as he talks about some of the games played at Essen Unplugged! We start we Teo…teot…Teotihuacan, move swiftly onto Spirit Island and finish with a healthy dollop of Wildlands while also having general chit-chat about the whole event! There will be more Essen Unplugged chat as there more »

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 239

Isn’t three a wonderful number? We hope so as all three Dice Men are here to talk all things gaming! This week we pretend to be art snobs while discussing the classic Knizia game Modern Art, a game where you get to bid and bluff and buy all the art you can in search of more »

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 238

Another Thursday, another episode, as the Dice Men have a whale of a time (or do they?) with New Bedford. A game all about whaling and building an economy so you can collect more of those delicious whales…so what do we think of this theme? And in a surprise twist, we have a second game more »

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 237

He’s baaaaaaaack! Yes, fresh from his holiday Garth is back behind the mic, and it’s now Leons turn to be away for a few episodes! We kick off with an interview with great friend of the show and Essen aficionado Rene who talks all things Essen and brags about how many games he brought back more »

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 235

After Garth calls in from China to taunt us, Leon and Mark settle in to catch up with a studio guest, Marty Abel, the Hobart-based artist for Plaid Hat Games’ Crystal Clans. We chat with him about upcoming expansions, as well as the Kanga awards. We also take the opportunity to look at some of more »

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 234

One, ha ha ha, two, ha ha ha, three, yes three Dice Men are in the studio today for the last time (at least for a few weeks) as Garth jets off on holiday! Tonight we dust off Cyclades in this weeks what we’ve been playing before Mark expands our Essen minds with a preview more »

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 233

Like a fine wine, the Dice Men are here to make you feel warm and fuzzy. Tonight we are chatting about some classics in our hobby, and why we love them so. Leon kicks off with his love for El Grande, an area control game that tickles his fancy; Garth follows suit with Chinatown, a more »

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 232

As three completely law-abiding citizens (Hail Hydra), the Dice Men are today discussing a new social deduction game for other law-abiding citizens (Hail Hydra); but we can’t tell you what it’s called as that is against the law (Hail Hydra). And one of the surfaces that Leon played games on recently was his newly delivered more »

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 231

It’s the three amigos back this week as Leon decides to grace us with his presence! He then leads us through Champions of Midgard including a stopover at Valhalla in this weeks what we’ve been playing. Then buckle in buckaroos as Mark rambles through Kickstarter which takes us through to the end of this weeks more »