Carnagecast 8: Triple Play and Arkham Horror

In episode 8 of Carnagecast, Interview with the Gamer hits the road, visiting Triple Play in West Lebanon, New Hampshire. Co-owner Sean Wolfe gives a little bit of history on the business and reveals why he got into running a game and comic shop. Then Tony Vandenberg talks about running tournaments and organizing store events for the local gaming community.

During Autopsy of a Game, Dan discusses why he likes about Arkham Horror, the board game based on the horror and weird tales of H. P. Lovecraft, its many expansions and the game’s faithfulness or lack thereof to Lovecraft’s original stories. Then we talk a bit about the blending of tabletop gaming tropes with the Lovecraft mythos. Continue reading

Carnagecast 7: Arkham Horror Actual Play, Part 3

In episode 7 of Carnagecast, return to the monster-choked streets of Arkham with Dan, Hunter, Jessica and Tyler for part 3 in the on-going actual play recording of Arkham Horror. Ms. Winthrop is savaged by a cthonian. Charlie Kane admits to a painkiller addiction enabled by Herbert West. Violinist Patrice Hathaway distracts the terrified townsfolk from the eldritch horrors besieging them. Librarian Daisy is the top 1% of clue holders.

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Carnagecast 5: Arkham Horror Actual Play, Part 2

In episode 5 of Carnagecast, Dan, Hunter, Jessica and Tyler carry on the struggle against Nyarlathotep begun in episode 3 with two more turns of Arkham Horror. Mayor Kane dispenses cleansing fire without due process despite laboring under a curse. Federal agent Banks flees a yithian via shantak. Mark Harrigan maintains an impeccable reputation of badassedness.

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Carnagecast 4: Tom Loney of Peryton Publishing and Dominion: Hinterlands

In episode 4 of Carnagecast, Interview with the Gamer meets up with Tom Loney, one of the brains behind the works of Peryton Publishing, purveyor of role-playing games, supplements and ‘zines.

Then we launch Autopsy of a Game’s first installment, a review and commentary segment in which sage panelists dissect a game with keen, analytical eyes. Or, more accurately, they opine a bit in the manner of friends chatting amiably. This episode’s game of interest is Dominion: Hinterlands and, by extension, Dominion itself.

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Autopsy of a Game