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Episode 147: The Thing Infection at Outpost 31, Conan and Second Chance Board Games

The Founders are back for some tabletop gaming goodness! First we give an overview and review to The Thing Infection at Outpost 31! Then we look back at Conan one year later. Tony T gives you the best tabletop gaming news coverage in the entire universe and the rest of the gang causes trouble in the background. Then finally the guys talk about games that they think deserve a second chance.

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Lords of the Dungeon 9: Super Villain Campaigns and Getting Players Invested

In episode 9 the Lords talk about Dungeons and Dragons Beyond and it's new subscription and marketplace pay model, is it worth the investment? Then they take a question from the listeners about how to run a super villains campaign. Finally the gang discusses techniques for getting your players invested in both their characters and the campaign you're running. 

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Episode 146: Folklore The Affliction, Mythos Tales and A Spooky Short Topic Extravaganza

It's Halloween so the Founders are fired up to talk about spooky, creepy and horrific stuff. Today the gang takes a look at Folklore: The Affliction and looks back at Mythos Takes one year later. Then after Tony T hooks you up with all the important news from about the board game industry the guys give you a Halloween themed Short Topic Extravaganza!

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Tales from Beyond the Grave: Herbert West - Reanimator

The Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast presents Tales from Beyond the Grave: Herbert West - Reanimator an audio drama based on the story written by H.P. Lovecraft and adapted for audio by Jamie Keagy, The part of Herbert West is played by Patrick Kelly of Blue Peg Pink Peg along with voice talent contributed by Robb and Christina Rouse, Marty Connell and Tony McRee of Rolling Dice and Taking Names, Kris Jesko, Brian Bender, Aaron Croasmun and Jess Brown of Lords of the Dungeon, Rodney Smith of Watch It Played, Matt Evans of Board Game Replay, Chaz Marler of Pair of Dice Paradise, Joel Eddy of Drive Thru Review and Steve Spang and Jamie Keagy of The Secret Cabal. 

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Episode 145: Yokohama, Terraforming Mars and Games That Fired Other Games

In 145 the gang talks about Chris taking more jerky and beers than he was owed and he backed a game we didn't expect (or did we?). Then the Founders give a feature review of Yokohama from TMG and a look back to Terraforming Mars from Stronghold Games. And Finally, after Tony T cracks out the news feeds and press releases for the greatest gaming news segment in the universe, we throw back to an old discussion topic, Games that Fired Other Games.

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Lords of the Dungeon 8: Selecting an Appropriate RPG System and The Fate Core System

Today Bender and Jess talk about their Ravenloft Masque of the Red Death Pirate Campaign and their upcoming Song of Ice and Fire campaign. We take a topic from the listeners regarding applying existing intellectual properties to RPG game systems. And finally talk about their upcoming Dark Earth 1899 campaign and discuss their initial thoughts and experiences with Fate Core System.

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Express 31: The Joy of Warhammer 40,000

Jamie is joined by Bender from Lords of the Dungeon to discuss Games Workshop's 8th edition of Warhammer 40,000 miniatures game. The battle brothers discuss a little about the history, the warring factions and how to get started in the hobby from two guys getting into it themselves.

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Lords of the Dungeon 6: Overcoming GM Anxiety

Today the Lords start off by talking a little bit about their experiences at Gen Con 2017 then discuss overcoming the anxiety that can come along with running a role playing game for your friends. Then Bender recounts the finale of the Star Wars Dark Times campaign and we tease our upcoming campaign and the characters we'll be playing.

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Episode 142: Fate of the Elder Gods, Cry Havoc, Gen Con 2017 Post-Show and a Short Topic Extravaganza

The gang is back from Gen Con and has a ton of stories for you from Indy! The Founders welcome Jess and Bender from Lords of the Dungeon to talk all the nonsense they got into at Gen Con. Then Steve and Jamie review Fate of the Elder Gods and the gang looks back at Cry Havoc. After Tony T runs down the news for the week, the guys give you another Short Topic Extravaganza.

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The Gen Con 2017 Pre-Show Spectacular

Today the Founders welcome a slew of great board game media creators to discuss Gen Con 2017! First Tony, Jamie and Chris warm up the audience with discussion about the big Gen Con meetup happening at The Tow Yard on Saturday August 19th at 8pm. Then Jamie and Chris welcome the Blue Peg Pink Peg cast to discuss food and drink in Indianapolis - and it devolves into nonsense. Then The Lords of the Dungeon crew talk about first time attendees and planning events. Tony T presents a special edition of his news segment talking about a selection of great games releasing at the convention this year. Then Jamie is joined by Tom and Eric of The Dice Tower to discuss exhibiting, the Dice Tower live show and Family at Gen Con. And finally, Rodney Smith of Watch It Played, Marty Connell of Rolling Dice and Taking Names, Chaz Marler of Pair of Dice Paradise, Matt Evans of Board Game Replay and Joel Eddy of Drive Thru Review join Jamie to talk about Fantasy Flight Games predictions, Marty's Gen Con meetup, and more.

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Episode 140: The Godfather Corleone's Empire, Mare Nostrum Empires and The Secret Cabal Playlists

This week the founders crack out the new Eric Lang game from CMON, THe Godfather: Coreleone's Empire for the feature overview and review. Then we take a look back at Mare Nostrum Empires one year later. And of course, after Tony T pins the wild meter in the red with his award winning news segment, the Founders give their go back to an old segment that we havent dont in awhile, The Secret Cabal Playlists in which we talk about games that are currently on our minds for whatever reason.

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Episode 139: Nemo's War, Warhammer Quest Silver Tower and a Short Topic Extravaganza

Gen Con is right around the corner which means our meetup is also right around the corner and today the Founders are joined by Honorary Founder Stephen Buonocore of Stronghold Games to name their beer! Then the gang reviews their first solo game, Nemo's War and look back at Warhammer Quest Silver Tower one year later. And after Tony T goes bananas with a news roundup the guys host another Short Topic Extravaganza including teaching board game rules, how important is replayability and more.

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Episode 136: Railroad Revolution, Railways of the World and a Short Topic Extravaganza

What better way to kick off summer than with another episode of The Secret Cabal? I cant think of a single way. Today we have a railroad double headers as we review Railroad Revolution from What's Your Game and then look back at one of our favorite games, Railways of the World. Then after Tony regales us with this amazing newscast, we host yet another short topic extravaganza!

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