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Exploding Dice Radio – Episode 14

For Episode 14 of the EDR Podcast, Andy is joined once again by Josh! They discuss some newly announced information about Dystopian Wars 3.0, and then move on to discussing some of the concept art, background, and rules that have been revealed for Firestorm Armada...

Exploding Dice Radio – Episode 13

Andy and Matt are back for EDR episode 13! A lot of new Dystopian Wars models have been previewed by Warcradle since the last episode, so Andy and Matt start off with discussing what has been shown so far and their reactions to the revamped miniatures. Later, they...

Exploding Dice Radio – Episode 12

After a longer than anticipated break, Exploding Dice Radio is back! For Episode 12, Andy is joined by fellow Dystopian Wars enthusiast Matt. First up, they discuss the recent Warcradle Q&A that revealed some interesting tidbit of info on what is in store for...

About the Podcast

Exploding Dice Radio is a monthly podcast dedicated to all things Spartan Games. The show will cover new releases, tactics, strategy, and discussion for all of the games systems produced by Spartan, including Firestorm Armada, Firestorm Planetfall, Dystopian Wars, Dystopian Legions, Halo Fleet Battles, and Halo Ground Command.

Andy “Ruckdog” Rucker: Andy has been a minis gamer since 2006, when he started playing Battlefleet Gothic. He got into Spartan games a few years later in 2009 when Firestorm Armada came out and his local BFG group switched over. He’s been playing Spartan Games ever since, branching out into Dystopian Wars, Halo Fleet Battles, and Firestorm Planetfall! In addition to Exploding Dice Radio, Andy also co-hosts and produces a podcast for the naval gaming community at Man Battlestations, which he created and owns. You can find him on the Spartan fourms, the Man Battlestattions, and others as Ruckdog.

Josh “SeerK” Linde, aka Spartan Linde: Josh started out as a wargamer over 25 years ago with Battle Tech and Starfleet Battles. He eventually moved on to playing Games Workshop stuff, including a short sting working for the company. About 5-6 years ago he started playing Spartan Games, mostly Firestorm Armada. He is now slowly getting into playing everything Spartan makes.Josh is Vanguard Alpha, responsible for coordinating the Spartan Vanguard program. He also leads the Firestorm playtest group for Spartan and owns and operates The Way Gate wargames blog. He is known as SeerK on most forums, but is also known as Spartan Linde on the Spartan community forum. 

Episodes

Exploding Dice Radio – Episode 12

After a longer than anticipated break, Exploding Dice Radio is back! For Episode 12, Andy is joined by fellow Dystopian Wars enthusiast Matt. First up, they discuss the recent Warcradle Q&A that revealed some interesting tidbit of info on what is in store for Warcradle’s various games in 2019. Later, they dig into the Dystopian Wars 3.0 Beta, and their thoughts about how the new edition of the rules is shaping up!

Links discussed in the show:
https://www.dystopianwars.co.uk/
Warcradle Q&A Video

Do you have a question for the EDR crew? Do you have a suggestion or comment about this episode of EDR? Please let us know! You can find us at:
The EDR Blog
The MBS Forums
Email: edrpodcast@gmail.com

Thanks for listening, and don’t forget to leave a positive review on iTunes if you enjoyed the show!

Exploding Dice Radio – Episode 11

For Episode 11 of the EDR Podcast, Andy is joined by Mike, aka TellTaleNoob (or TTN for short!). Together, they discuss the Dystopian Wars models that Warcradle recently showed off at the UK Games Expo. Later, they dig into some of the hints that have been dropped in the Warcradle forums about how carriers might work in DW 3.0.

Links discussed in the show:
http://www.manbattlestations.com/blog/

Do you have a question for the EDR crew? Do you have a suggestion or comment about this episode of EDR? Please let us know! You can find us at
The EDR Blog: http://edrpodcast.blogspot.com/
The MBS Forums: http://www.manbattlestations.com/forum/index.php
Email: 
edrpodcast@gmail.com

Thanks for listening!

Exploding Dice Radio – Episode 10

For Episode 10 of the EDR Podcast, Andy is joined by a very special guest; Phil Johnson, of Firebase Delta and old-school 40k Radio fame! Andy and Phil dig into a breakdown and discussion of the recent Warcradle Q&A that featured lots of new information for Dystopian Wars, Armored Clash, Uncharted Seas, and Firestorm Armada. Later, they discuss some of the things they would like to see in the next edition of Firestorm Armada, which is likely due to hit sometime in late 2019 or early 2020.

Links discussed in the show:
http://www.manbattlestations.com/blog/
https://blog.warcradle.com/may-4th-live-qa-video-blog

Do you have a question for the EDR crew? Do you have a suggestion or comment about this episode of EDR? Please let us know! You can find us at:
The EDR Blog: http://edrpodcast.blogspot.com/
The MBS Forums:http://www.manbattlestations.com/forum/index.php
Email: edrpodcast@gmail.com

Thanks for listening!

Exploding Dice Radio – Episode 9

Exploding Dice Radio is back with Episode 9! Andy is flying solo this time around, due to Josh deciding to step down from his hosting duties. After getting everyone caught up with what he’s been working on lately for modeling and gaming, Andy digs into some of the things he’d most like to see changed, and most like to see stay the same, with the upcoming new edition of Dystopian Wars that is in the works over at Warcradel.

Links discussed in the show:
http://thewaygate.blogspot.com/

MBS Blogs:
Spartan Engine
Spartan Game Engine Game Length
MBS Painting Contest

http://www.warcradle.com/

Do you have a question for Josh or Andy? Do you have a suggestion or comment about this episode of EDR? Please let us know! You can find us at:
The EDR Blog
The MBS Forums
Email: edrpodcast@gmail.com

Thanks for listening!

Exploding Dice Radio – Episode 8

After a brief house move-induced hiatus, Andy and Josh are back in the saddle for Episode 8 of Exploding Dice Radio! This time around, they are talking about all of the major announcements that War Cradle has recently made regarding the future of the Dystopian Age, which includes Dystopian Wars, Armored Clash, and Wild West Exodus. Tune in and find out what Andy and Josh make of all this!

Links discussed in the show:
http://thewaygate.blogspot.com/
http://www.manbattlestations.com/
http://www.warcradle.com/

Do you have a question for Josh or Andy? Do you have a suggestion or comment about this episode of EDR? Please let us know! You can find us at:

The Freebootaz Forums: http://www.40kradio.com/freebootaz
The EDR Blog: http://edrpodcast.blogspot.com/
Email: edrpodcast@gmail.com

Thanks for listening!