Author Archives: Mark Rickards

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 192

By | December 3, 2017

After discussing the nominees in the Board Games Australia awards last week, we thought we’d have a stab at our own nominations list, in what we are calling the “Half Arsies”. Hear Garth and Mark go through their list and come up with a winner, in their own half-arsed, Dice Men way. We also talk about more »

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 191

By | November 28, 2017

Finally we come across a game that Garth and Mark disagree on, and that is Inis. Listen to our heated debate on its merits and shortcomings, as well as a rundown on Pax Unplugged in Philadelphia. Garth also gives us a brief overview of the Steam game,Hand of Fate 2, and our Campaigner Magazine competition is more »

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 189

By | November 13, 2017

What happens when a Dwarf, an Elf and a Barbarian walk into a shopping mall? Well, answers to that question, as well as an in-depth conversation about throwing seeds pre-occupy the Dice Men in this weeks episode, as they discuss the two big hits of PAX, Magic Maze and Photosynthesis. With what little time they more »

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 146

By | December 27, 2016

Trent’s Game of the Year is the Dice Men’s WWBPL game this week, Mansions of Madness, and although it’s not without its issues – such as its ridiculous price – the praise is nearly universal. Not to be outdone, Mark takes his turn to list SEVEN of his favourite games of 2016, before Leon leads more »

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 143

By | November 29, 2016

Original air date: 24/11/16 It’s all Vital Lacerda, all the time this week, as Garth and Mark talk about their experience of playing an “advanced prototype” of Lisboa at Pax Aus 2016, and Trent interviews the designer himself. We also touch on the Lisboa Kickstarter, and give you the heads up on our Instagram competition . more »

The Dice Men Cometh – Episode 137

By | October 10, 2016

Original air date: 6/10/16 This episode hasn’t quite made it behind the paywall (we’re looking at you, Tabletop), so tune in for free to hear Garth, Leon and Mark discuss the peaks and troughs of gaming. One peak we’ll tell you all about is Broad Peak, the expansion to K2, by Rebel.PL, whilst Garth delves to more »