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Pixels & Dice

Fifth Times the Charm – Pixels & Dice #64

Today we talk about our experiences with “Dungeons & Dragons” 5th Edition, what we like, and how we feel it compares with some classic pen-&-paper roleplaying games. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN) Find us on Facebook…

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Same Old, Same Old – Pixels & Dice #63

There’s nothing new in video games anymore, no exciting news, nothing worth discussing… So we talk about that today! Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN) Find us on Facebook and Twitter https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD063.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |…

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The Dark Side – Pixels & Dice #62

Today Beoulus and Scormus talk about playing as evil characters in roleplaying games. Is this a good idea? Can this work well in a mixed alignment party? Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN) Find us on Facebook…

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Sea of Disappointment – Pixels & Dice #61

Today we talk about the disappointment that is :Sea of Thieves”, and whether or not game developers should be relying upon PvP to be their primary content in a multiplayer game. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN)…

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The Legacy – Pixels & Dice #60

Today Beoulus and Scormey discuss Legacy variants for board games. What are they, what do they mean for the future of tabletop gaming, and how could they affect classic board games? Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN)…

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Microtransaction F**kery? – Pixels & Dice #59

Microtransactions: They are everywhere in video games now, and we all generally hate them. Lootboxes, Pay-to-Win, and all that are bad enough, but now we have the specter of SWTOR rising again, in the selling of save slots in “Metal Gear Survive”. When will the game companies go too far? Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”,…

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Scormey’s Kickstarter Problem – Pixels & Dice #58

Scormus likes Kickstarter perhaps just a little too much, especially when it comes to cool new tabletop games and retro gaming projects. He totally tries to justify all this excess today. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN)…

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Poor comparisons – Pixels & Dice #57

So today we are going to talk about school shootings, violent video games, and why they have nothing to do with each other (despite what the NRA says). Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN) Find us on…

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Game to Idiot Box – Pixels & Dice #56

With “The Witcher” and “The Secret World” reportedly being developed into television series, are there any other games that should get put on TV? Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN) Find us on Facebook and Twitter https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD056.mp3Podcast:…

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A Belated Valentine – Pixels & Dice #55

Today we talk a bit about Valentine’s Day (which like most guys, we are a day late for), and the awesome Gamer Girls in our lives. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN) Find us on Facebook and…

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That show with the PvP – Pixels & Dice #54

In which we discuss Player vs Player content in gaming, whether it really has a purpose, and is it more of a detriment than a positive asset in gaming. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN) Find us…

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Our Sick Community – Pixels & Dice #53

Toxic players, Trolls, Gamer-Gate, and Swatters galore! In many ways, the Gamer community is very, very sick, especially in light of the first fatal Swatting that occurred not so long ago. What went wrong, and is there any way to fix the problems with our community? Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under…

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The Fanatical and the Indifferent – Pixels & Dice #52

On today’s show, we talk about how different some MMORPG fanbases from others, and why that might be. Also, Scormus gives a final update regarding the recent “Magic: The Gathering” controversy. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN)…

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Advice for newbie GMs – Pixels & Dice #51

Today Beoulus and Scormus give some advice for new gamemasters. We’ll be revisiting this topic soon, since we didn’t have nearly enough time to cover everything we wanted to.. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN) Find us…

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A Huge Gamble – Pixels & Dice #50

Wherein we talk about gambling in non-gambling video games, such as MMORPGs, and otherwise spot off about stuff. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN) Find us on Facebook and Twitter https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD050.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe:…

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