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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...

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...

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...

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 7

This time around, Josh and Andy were able to get Stuart from Warcradle Studios on the show! Warcradle recently purchased the intellectual property rights for the Firestorm, Dystopian, and Uncharted Seas settings. In a wide-ranging interview, Josh and Andy talk to Stuart about where Warcradle plans to take the various settings and games in the future. Will there be a new version of Firestorm Armada or Dystopian Wars? Will Uncharted Seas rise again? Will there be a revived Vanguard program? Tune in to find out!

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!

Exploding Dice Radio – Episode 6

Better late than never! Here is Episode 6 of EDR. This time around, Andy and Josh discuss the fall of Spartan Games, and then later do their first-ever faction profile on the Prussian Empire for Dystopian Wars.

Links discussed in the show:
http://thewaygate.blogspot.com/
http://www.manbattlestations.com/
Andy’s blog post on the fall of Spartan

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!

Exploding Dice Radio – Episode 5

In Episode 5 of EDR, Andy and Josh have a surprise interview with Neil Fawcett, the founder and owner of Spartan Games! During the course of the interview, Andy and Josh pump Neil for all sorts of information about the upcoming Firestorm Armada Kickstarter, Firestorm Strike Force, and more. This is a must-listen for any Spartan Games fan!

Links discussed in the show:

http://www.spartangames.co.uk/

http://thewaygate.blogspot.com/

http://www.manbattlestations.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!

Exploding Dice Radio – Episode 4

In Episode 4 of EDR, Andy and Josh take a step back from Dystopian Wars to discuss Firestorm Armada as well as Halo Fleet Battles and Halo Ground Command! In the first segment, Andy talks to Josh about how the development of Firestorm Armada 3.0 is coming along. In segment two, Andy and Josh are joined by Spartan Vanguards Doug and Vincent to talk some Halo.

Links discussed in the show:
http://www.spartangames.co.uk/
http://thewaygate.blogspot.com/
http://www.manbattlestations.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
The EDR Blog
Email: edrpodcast@gmail.com

Thanks for listening!

Exploding Dice Radio – Episode 3

In Episode 3 of EDR, Andy and Josh are joined by Spartan Mike and Michigan Mike to talk about getting started in Firestorm Planetfall, as well as all of the Planetfall 2.0 previews that have been posted on the Spartan forums recently. Later in the show, Spartan Mike sticks around to talk about the new models that are soon to be released as part of the Dystopian Wars Kickstarter, including all of the core nation expansion boxes!

Links discussed in the show:

Planetfall 2.0 Preview

Spartan Games

The Waygate

Man Battlestations

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

The EDR Blog

Email: edrpodcast@gmail.com