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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,...

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...

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:...

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. 


Exploding Dice Radio – Episode 2

In Episode 2 of EDR, Andy and Josh discuss all of the cool Spartan events that occurred at Adepticion. Later in the show, they dig into the major changes that are coming with Dystopian Wars 2.5. This is an exclusive sneak preview on some major changes to the rules, so make sure to tune in!

Links discussed in the show:

DW 2.5 Unit Stat Spoiler Summary

Spartan Games




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 1

In the very first episode of EDR, Andy and Josh introduce themselves and explain a little bit about what the show is going to cover. In the second half of the show, they take a look at the various games produced by Spartan and discuss the latest news and developments for each.

Links discussed in the show:
Spartan Games

The Way Gate

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

Thanks for listening!