What we’re thankful for: Jean and Jere Schroeder

Now that it’s reaching the holidays, we like to talk to the people we’re thankful for. In this episode, we talk to Traci’s parents, Jean and Jere, about how they got into games and how they got Traci into gaming. It’s a great thing to have your parents teach you how to game, and we’re thankful to pass that on to our children. We’re also thankful for you, thanks for listening! Make sure you go to MFGCast.com to use our Amazon link to help us pay the bills!

      Thanksgiving The Schroeder's - MFGCast
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Invasion of the Body Looters

No matter what kind of game you play (RPG, video game, board game), we love getting rewards. Whether it’s gold, trinkets, whatever, receiving goodies is great! Join Dan and Kurt as they talk to Jason Bice from B Team Games about Loot the Body, a fun dexterous fantasy battle game now on Kickstarter. With great art and interesting gameplay, this game is certain to be fun for young and old alike! Then go to http://kck.st/2yeKSot and help fund this cheap, indie game! A big thanks to Jason Bice for coming on to talk to us!

      Jason Bice Interview - MFGCast
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Neglected Games

Have you ever played a game and thought, “Why isn’t anyone talking about these games?” Join Kurt and Dan as they talk about the games you should be playing, that don’t get enough love. Included are games from Tasty Minstrel Games, Fairway 3 Games, and more! Please leave us a iTunes review! Spread the word of the MFGCast! *This episode is not suitable for younger listeners.

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Games that take up all of your time

Let’s face it, time is shorter for us than we think. There’s only so much time in the day for fun. How do we spend it? Do we play that game like Magic the Gathering or Final Fantasy that takes up most of your time when you play? Join Kim, Kurt, and Dan as they talk about the games that take up all of your time. Wanna help the podcast out? Leave us a review to spread the word! Thanks in advance!

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Yulu Games to the Max!

A lot of us wish we could be a cool, suave spy that saves the day! We get live out that dream by playing some great games by Yulu; Break Free, Safe Breaker, and Operation: Escape Room! These are some fun family games that challenge your mind and your body! Come check out what we think about it and then go grab these games, exclusively at Target!

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Game Budgeting

Let’s be honest, gaming is expensive. From board game to video games to RPG’s, stuff cost money. The real trick is to not spend so much money that you go hungry. Join Dan and Kurt as they talk about their gaming budgets, what to do and not do to save those shekels. We also touch on board game ratings and what we’re now playing. Wanna help us save money? Buy Battlebards audio with our codes or visit MFGCast.com and click on our Amazon link when you buy your games online. Thank you!

*This episode is not suited for young listeners

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Haunt the House

October is the time for fall, leaves turning, and some good old scary themed games. Enter Haunt the House: a great set collection, spooky good game by Kids Table Gaming where ghosts are scaring Ghost Hunters out of a haunted house. Using scares and phantoms to scare those bothersome Ghost Hunters, Haunt the House is promising to be another great game to add to your otherworldly collection. Join us as we talk to Helaina Cappel about where the inspiration for the game came from, as well as games on the horizon from Kids Table Gaming. Then make sure you go straight to Kickstarter to fund this game: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/kidstablebg/haunt-the-house?ref=nav_search#

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Ensign Biggs

en·sign
noun
  1. 1.
    a flag or standard, especially a military or naval one indicating nationality.
    synonyms: flagstandard, color(s), bannerpennantpennonstreamerbanderole

    “the ship flew a Greek ensign”
  2. 2.
    a commissioned officer of the lowest rank in the US Navy and Coast Guard, ranking above chief warrant officer and below lieutenant.

Join Ensign Biggs as he heads toward a black hole and deals with the ups and downs of fame and what he thinks is right. *This is a playthrough of the Breaking the 4th Wall in the 5th Dimension RPG, written by Kurt Aumueller and Taylor LaBresh, and published by Riverhouse Games. You can buy this RPG on DriveThruRPG.com. All proceeds go to the MFGCast Extra Life campaign. Thanks for listening!

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A Fantastic Voyage

Space…the final frontier. That can’t be it, can it? There’s gotta be an alternate universe with cats. Where was I? We talk to Carla Kopp from Weird Giraffe Games about Stellar Leap, a 4X game about taking over an alien species that wants to become prestigious by discovering planets, completing missions, and fulfilling hidden trait cards. We talk to Carla about Stellar Leap, Okapis, game design and more! We loved the game, and you will too! If you are interested in Stellar Leap, fund it on Kickstarter here:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/weirdgiraffegames/stellar-leap?ref=nav_search#

      Stellar Leap Interview - MFGCast
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Pirate Booty

 

Yarr! Arr! Pirates: They’re scary, they’re cool, they’re here for ye gold! Join Logan, Traci, and Kurt as they talk about Dice of Pirates, a fun filler game by Thing 12 Games. Can a tiny, pirate themed dice game shiver our timbers? What does that even mean? Find out here! Then go to Kickstarter and help fund Dice of Pirates:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/thing12games/dice-of-pirates#

      Dice of Pirates Review - MFGCast
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