Author Archives: Leon Cannan

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 »

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 168

By | June 4, 2017

With Bordercon just around the corner, Garth, Mark and Leon look at some of games they hope to play there. Garth regales all with his travels and the apps he played while travelling, and Leon plays yet another Escape room in a box, this time it’s Unlock! Original air date: 01/06/2017    

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 167

By | May 29, 2017

As the Kickstarter juggernaut that is Rule & Make’s Hand of Fate: Ordeals rolls on, the Dice Men discuss some of the finer points of this very worthy game. There’s a gaming news update from Trent. More sickness. More burgers. More colons. Thanks to Area 52, Hobart’s leading independent game store.   Original air date: more »

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 166

By | May 22, 2017

Trent and Leon hold the show together this week, as all else seems to crumble about them. But all is not yet lost. Omen: A Reign of War is a great little 2 player beat-em-up, and there’s plenty of gaming to be had on Kickstarter. Plus, YOU can win a copy of Burger Up from more »

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 165

By | May 13, 2017

Again with the aliens! This week the Dice Men are talking hidden space aliens in space boats in what they have been playing lately, followed by a great discussion with Allen and Alistair who are the brains behind Rule and Make Games. We get the inside scoop on Hand of Fate: Ordeals plus you could more »