Author Archives: Leon Cannan

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 180

By | September 7, 2017

It’s the last day of winter and the Dice Men celebrate by having only half of them turn up! Leon and Garth run wild while our elderly colleagues sit at home with a warm cup of cocoa, so of course the boys talk about secretly being Hitler at a birthday party. Like so often in more »

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 179

By | August 27, 2017

The Dice Men cross to GenCon, catching up with Rule & Make to discuss their upcoming Kickstarter for Terminator T2029 and the finer points of hotel wifi. There’s more great sounding releases from GenCon, more chances for you to win Kings Road and Medici from Grail Games by crowning yourself King of a board game more »

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 178

By | August 20, 2017

You’re invited to Mark’s holiday slide night, featuring ‘amusing’ anecdotes of visits to board game stores in Colorado. Luckily, there’s also talk about the return of Twilight Imperium for a fourth edition. And Garth recaps a massive 7 player game of Scythe which has forced a reconsideration of this gold-standard game. The Dice Men Cometh, more »

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 177

By | August 13, 2017

With the two older Dice Men absent presumably because it’s past their bedtime, the youth of the show Leon and Garth (yes he is a bit young) take the reins and discuss a double what we’ve been playing lately! Are the games any good? Well you will have to listen, won’t you? Leon then fills more »

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 176

By | August 7, 2017

Eye spy with my little eye… something which is a lot more fun to play on a car trip. In fact, the Dice Men have discovered a whole new class of games: caRPGs! Plus, Bärenpark let’s you build a whole zoo-full of bears, so you can play bear-Tetris… which is weird. But it’s also the more »

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 174

By | July 26, 2017

In what is surely our best episode ever, the Dice Men talk to an actual SdJ Judge to discuss the recent awards! We then argue over which game won and why, especially as we just played Exit and our brains still hurt. Trent then has the nerve to interview another game designer who for some more »

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 172

By | July 8, 2017

Captain America vs Predator ? This episode it’s Mechs vs Minions, Leon vs Trent in a battle for Big Trouble in Little China, Mark vs the thesaurus, and everyone vs good pronounciation and better sense. It’s the Dice Men Cometh and their wacky, wacky banter back for another week. Original air date:06/07/2017

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 171

By | July 1, 2017

Leon hates Terraforming Mars. Why? Listen in to this week’s episode to hear the answer to that question, as well as to whether Yokohama from TMG is worth your attention. There’s also some Kickstarter goodness, and our latest competition.” Original air date: 29/06/2017  

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 170

By | June 28, 2017

This week the Dice Men head across the dutch, bro. We talk to Shem Phillips of Garphill Games and play his Kennerspiel-nominated ‘Raiders of the North Sea’. And the Origins Awards have been announced, so you better scramble to buy all the games everyone else says are good. Who says board gamers don’t succumb to more »

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 169

By | June 20, 2017

Clank! That’s the sound of the Dice Men returning from BorderCon, AND the name of a bloody great game, as it happens. Kingdomino is also the name of a game. As is Burger Up, which 3 people win this week. Then the Dice Men got so lost they started voting who would be eaten first. more »