Disc & Dice

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A monthly podcast about gaming in all its varied forms. Each episode we discuss video games, tabletop, pen & paper, and more!

Episodes

  • Episode #53: The Witness, The Sinking City  nonograms

    Episode #53: The Witness, The Sinking City & nonograms

    26/04/2021 Duration: 01h35min

    No JT this episode but Timmy and Paul still get the job done with a very puzzle-centric discussion across a few different platforms before we tackle some thought-provoking listener mail. Games discussed: 02:11 - Nonograms & jigsaw puzzles 15:25 - Timmy has been playing The Witness and a little bit of Call of the Sea 48:46 - The Sinking City is the latest attempt to adapt the Lovecraftian mythos to games 01:21:51 - Listener mail: different game preferences around the world 01:29:09 - What we’ll be playing Music: Untold Legends (Destiny) Menu Theme (The Sinking City) Downstream (Braid) Get in touch with us at discanddice@gmail.com or join us on Discord. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram

  • Episode #52: Final Fantasy VII Remake, Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion  We’re Doomed

    Episode #52: Final Fantasy VII Remake, Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion & We’re Doomed

    21/03/2021 Duration: 01h55min

    There’s a varied offering from us this episode as Timmy dives into a legend of the JRPG genre while Paul and JT have been getting into some serious and seriously chaotic board games. Games discussed: 06:56 - Final Fantasy VII Remake 39:21 - Little Nightmares 56:21 - Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion 01:26:51 - We’re Doomed 01:46:52 - What we’ll be playing Music: Let The Battles Begin! (Final Fantasy VII Remake) The Death Waltz (Little Nightmares) Attack on Vah Naboris (Zelda: Breath of the Wild) Get in touch with us at discanddice@gmail.com or join us on Discord. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram

  • Episode #51: Battlefield V, Pillars of Eternity  Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

    Episode #51: Battlefield V, Pillars of Eternity & Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

    01/03/2021 Duration: 01h54min

    We’re back with a wide-ranging video game discussion from multiplayer shooters to survival games, by way of old school and Japanese RPGs! Games discussed: 00:40 - Our thoughts on the recently announced Mass Effect trilogy remaster 16:11 - Battlefield V 40:36 - Pillars of Eternity 01:08:16 - Dragonball Z: Kakarot 01:32:08 - Paul has been trying out raytracing in Minecraft 01:50:04 - What we’ll be playing Music: Classic Theme (Battlefield 1) Title Theme (Pillars of Eternity) Main Theme (Mass Effect) Get in touch with us at discanddice@gmail.com or join us on Discord. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram

  • Episode #50: Hades, Netrunner, We Happy Few

    Episode #50: Hades, Netrunner, We Happy Few

    15/02/2021 Duration: 01h45min

    It’s here, at last: our 50th episode! We’ve got the disc and the dice covered this week as we’ve all been playing various video games and a couple of us have jumped back into an old card game favourite. Thanks to everyone who’s listened along the way and here’s to another 50! Games discussed: 03:05 - Timmy has been playing Hades 28:29 - JT and Paul have some concluding thoughts on Star Wars: Squadrons 53:05 - We revisit Netrunner for the first time in a couple of years 01:23:36 - We Happy Few 01:39:36 - What we’ll be playing Music: Hades (No Escape) We Happy Few (Brassed Off) The Witcher 3 (Geralt of Rivia) Get in touch with us at discanddice@gmail.com or join us on Discord. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram

  • Episode #49: T.I.M.E. Stories, Tang Garden  Automation

    Episode #49: T.I.M.E. Stories, Tang Garden & Automation

    24/01/2021 Duration: 01h39min

    With the full crew back on board this week we jump into a lengthy discussion of a time travel-themed board game, a sometimes-successful garden-builder, and JT sets a new personal bar for complex, granular, car sims. Tune in next episode for the big 5-0! Games discussed: 04:45 - T.I.M.E Stories 38:50 - Tang Garden 59:09 - Automation 01:24:05 - Listener mail Music: Cut to the Case (Uncharted 4) Bogano (Star Wars: Jedi: Fallen Order) Just Punishment (Witcher: Thronebreaker) Get in touch with us at discanddice@gmail.com or join us on Discord. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram

  • Episode #48: PC Hardware, Xbox Series X  Cyberpunk 2077

    Episode #48: PC Hardware, Xbox Series X & Cyberpunk 2077

    10/01/2021 Duration: 01h39min

    New year, new episode! We’re refreshed and rejuvenated after the holiday break and ready to talk about a whole lot of gaming hardware. We give our thoughts on a number of new purchases and are alternately surprised and disappointed by the games we’ve played since last time. Games discussed: 01:50 - What did Disc & Dice get for Christmas? 09:13 - Paul has a new PC! 21:43 - JT has an Xbox Series X! 35:31 - Cyberpunk 2077 55:38 - Doom Eternal: The Ancient Gods (Part One) 01:12:59 - Oculus Quest 2 01:33:25 - What we’ll be playing Music: Wushu Dolls (Cyberpunk 2077) Slayer Gates (Doom Eternal) Lift Off (Subnautica) Get in touch with us at discanddice@gmail.com or join us on Discord. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram

  • Episode #47: Star Wars: Squadrons, Ghost of Tsushima, World of Warcraft: Shadowlands

    Episode #47: Star Wars: Squadrons, Ghost of Tsushima, World of Warcraft: Shadowlands

    06/12/2020 Duration: 01h49min

    Happy birthday to us! The pod turns three and we celebrate by doing what we do best: talking about games! Paul has been playing some new releases, Timmy is getting his samurai fix, and JT's shortlived Assassin’s Creed enjoyment comes to an end. Games discussed: 06:10 - Star Wars: Squadrons 33:42 - Ghost of Tsushima 55:39 - World of Warcraft: Shadowlands 01:21:13 - JT gives his final thoughts on Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag 01:43:44 - What we’ll be playing Music: Main Theme (Star Wars: Squadrons) Jin Sakai (Ghost of Tsushima) Through the Roof of the World (World of Warcraft: Shadowland) Get in touch with us at discanddice@gmail.com or join us on Discord. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram

  • Episode #46: Among Us, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, The Outer Worlds

    Episode #46: Among Us, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, The Outer Worlds

    15/11/2020 Duration: 01h32min

    We took a week off but we’re back on track to talk about the online sensation that is Among Us and hear what it’s like when JT enjoys an Assassin’s Creed game. That and more on this episode! Games discussed: 08:18 - Among Us 34:00 - Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag 54:49 - The Outer Worlds 01:20:36 - Listener mail: price increases for next gen games Music: Phineas Escapes (The Outer Worlds) Main Theme (Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag) Hope (The Outer Worlds) Get in touch with us at discanddice@gmail.com or join us on Discord. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram

  • Episode #45: World of Warcraft, FIFA 21  Diablo 3

    Episode #45: World of Warcraft, FIFA 21 & Diablo 3

    25/10/2020 Duration: 01h38min

    We have a special guest this week - friend-of-the-pod Moz - who joins JT and Paul to talk about World of Warcraft for longer than expected. We also discuss the disappointment of yet another annual FIFA release and catch up on what Moz has been playing since we last saw him. Games discussed: 02:44 - World of Warcraft 40:50 - FIFA 21 56:17 - Grounded 01:06:42 - The Last of Us Part II 01:17:00 - Diablo 3 01:34:06 - What we’ll be playing Music: The Shattering (World of Warcraft: Cataclysm) Shimmering Flats (World of Warcraft) Randy Dandy Oh (Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag) Get in touch with us at discanddice@gmail.com or join us on Discord. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram

  • Episode #44: Doom Eternal, Zelda: Breath of the Wild  F1 2020

    Episode #44: Doom Eternal, Zelda: Breath of the Wild & F1 2020

    11/10/2020 Duration: 01h28min

    Everyone is back on board for this episode and we've got an all-video game lineup once again. JT finishes up the Doom saga while Paul and Timmy put more time into F1 2020 and Zelda. Games discussed: 03:27 - Doom Eternal 39:56 - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 58:52 - F1 2020 01:14:15 - F1 Manager 01:22:45 - What we’ll be playing Music: Meathook (Doom Eternal) The Super Gore Nest (Doom Eternal) Tarrey Town (Zelda: Breath of the Wild) Get in touch with us at discanddice@gmail.com or join us on Discord. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram

  • Episode #43: Fall Guys, KeyForge  Gloomhaven

    Episode #43: Fall Guys, KeyForge & Gloomhaven

    28/09/2020 Duration: 01h27min

    It’s a two-man show this episode with just Paul and Timmy on hand to discuss their recent gaming. We talk about a relatively new game, an old game, and we’ve actually played some board and card games as well this time! Also, tune in to find out just what has happened to JT... Games discussed: 02:58 - Fall Guys 25:42 - KeyForge 46:25 - Gloomhaven 01:04:14 - Dawn of War: Soulstorm 01:19:01 - What we’ll be playing Music: Everybody Falls (Fall Guys) Main Theme (Dawn of War) Reign of the Septims (Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion) Get in touch with us at discanddice@gmail.com or join us on Discord. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram

  • Episode #42: The Last of Us Part II, Doom  Sudden Strike

    Episode #42: The Last of Us Part II, Doom & Sudden Strike

    07/09/2020 Duration: 02h04min

    It’s taken us a while but we’re finally here with our thoughts on The Last of Us Part II having all either played or watched it. We also have JT’s recent gaming efforts and some contributions from our Discord channel on another looong episode - we’ll try to be better about that, we promise! Games discussed: 03:15 - We finally take a deep, spoiler-free dive into The Last of Us Part II 01:07:40 - Doom (2016) 01:28:54 - Sudden Strike 01:47:14 - Some questions from the Discord channel 01:58:54: - What we’ll be playing Music: The Last of Us 2 Part II (The Last of Us Part II) BFG Division (Doom) Beyond Desolation (The Last of Us Part II) Get in touch with us at discanddice@gmail.com or join us on Discord. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram

  • Episode #41: Grounded, Walking Dead: The Final Season  characters in games

    Episode #41: Grounded, Walking Dead: The Final Season & characters in games

    24/08/2020 Duration: 02h14min

    It’s a long one this week as we run well overtime talking about the early-access Grounded, the finale to Telltale’s Walking Dead series, and the different character archetypes in video games and our favourite examples of each. Games discussed: 10:07 - Grounded 41:30 - The Walking Dead: The Final Season 01:07:02 - A brief discussion of achievements following a question from our Discord channel 01:20:52 - We attempt to create the definitive video game character classification scale 02:09:12: - What we’ll be playing Music: Menu Theme (Grounded) Clementine (The Walking Dead) Reconstructing Science (Portal 2) Get in touch with us at discanddice@gmail.com or join us on Discord. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram

  • Episode #40: Car Mechanic Simulator, Total War: Warhammer  Rush

    Episode #40: Car Mechanic Simulator, Total War: Warhammer & Rush

    10/08/2020 Duration: 01h57min

    It’s been a slow fortnight but we still manage to fill almost two hours discussing just three games and some listener mail prompts us to give our (mostly) uninformed thoughts on the Halo series. Games discussed: 04:44 – It snowed in Australia so we discuss our favourite winter games 14:31 - Car Mechanic Simulator 2018 (for far longer than we expected) 52:14 - Rush: A Disney Pixar Adventure & getting artistic with game hardware 01:05:33 - Total War: Warhammer 01:38:14 - Listener mail 01:53:03: - What we’ll be playing Music: The Jerall Mountains (Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim) For Sigmar! (Total War: Warhammer) One Final Effort (Halo 3) Get in touch with us at discanddice@gmail.com Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram

  • Episode #39 - Assassins Creed 3 Remastered, Perfect Dark  F1 2020

    Episode #39 - Assassin's Creed 3 Remastered, Perfect Dark & F1 2020

    26/07/2020 Duration: 01h38min

    We've got our full complement of regular pod members back this episode as JT hits the patch of the Assassin's Creed series, Timmy plays more of a surprisingly deep Disney game, and Paul hits the track again for the new F1 game. Games discussed: 02:55 – Assassin’s Creed 3 Remastered 35:45 - Perfect Dark 44:00 - Pokemon TCG 58:55 - Villainous 01:09:45 - F1 2020 01:34:08: - What we’ll be playing Music: Pelagic II Exploration (Perfect Dark) Citadel (EVE Online) Main Theme (Assassin's Creed 3 Remastered) Get in touch with us at discanddice@gmail.com Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram

  • Episode #38 - Scribblenauts Showdown, The Walking Dead  Pokemon TCG

    Episode #38 - Scribblenauts Showdown, The Walking Dead & Pokemon TCG

    10/07/2020 Duration: 01h48min

    It’s a blast from the past this episode as we assemble the all-original podcast team! Alan has been playing a lot of co-op games, Paul is in another post-apocalyptic wasteland, and Timmy is trying out a new card game and a new console. Games discussed: 04:34 – Scribblenauts Showdown 16:36 - Unravel 2 25:02 - Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled 35:45 - The Walking Dead: A New Frontier and other Telltale games 56:40 - Pokemon Trading Card Game 01:23:48 - Timmy’s first thoughts on the Xbox One and Game Pass 01:42:27 - What we’ll be playing Music: Menu Theme (Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled) Magic and Mischief (Unravel 2) Main Theme (Scribblenauts) Get in touch with us at discanddice@gmail.com Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram

  • Episode #37 - Moving Out, Before I Forget  games marketing

    Episode #37 - Moving Out, Before I Forget & games marketing

    28/06/2020 Duration: 01h51min

    We haven’t been playing a whole lot recently so we take the chance to dive into another discussion topic. With all the recent announcements and reveals we decided it was time to revisit games marketing and discuss the things we love and loathe about this process. Games discussed: 02:36 – Moving Out 18:18 - Yooka-Laylee 26:12 - Before I Forget 49:05 - Games marketing 01:46:29 - What we’ll be playing Music: Main Theme (Moving Out) Main Theme (Yooka-Laylee) The Last of Us (The Last of Us) Get in touch with us at discanddice@gmail.com Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram

  • Episode #36 - System Shock, LEGO: Jurassic Park  Football Manager

    Episode #36 - System Shock, LEGO: Jurassic Park & Football Manager

    11/06/2020 Duration: 01h51min

    After a week off to catch our breath we're back with an episode packed full of PC, console, and mobile gaming. Plus, as a bonus, we read from a bunch of Wikipedia articles because we're consummate professionals! Games discussed: 02:22 – System Shock remake demo & 90s PC gaming 22:41 - LEGO: Jurassic Park, LEGO: Star Wars, and just LEGO in general! 47:34 - Paul is back down the Football Manager rabbit hole 01:09:28 - Evolution 01:22:30 - Magic Spellslingers 01:44:12 - What we’ll be playing Music: Intro Theme (System Shock) The Traveler (Destiny) Bring It In, Guys! (Undertale) Get in touch with us at discanddice@gmail.com Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram

  • Episode #35 - Animal Crossing, Age of Empires 2  Werewolf

    Episode #35 - Animal Crossing, Age of Empires 2 & Werewolf

    22/05/2020 Duration: 01h53min

    It's a milestone episode for JT as he's now been on more episodes than he hasn't! Besides this celebratory moment, Timmy has lukewarm feelings on Animal Crossing, Paul's been dipping back into some old favourites, and JT starts a new series playthrough before finishing the last one (two? three?). Games discussed: 05:25 – Animal Crossing: New Horizons (and a bit of Stardew Valley) 36:01 - Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition 53:53 - Crysis 01:08:10 - One Night Ultimate Werewolf 01:27:51 - Project Zomboid and the latest beta patch 01:45:49 - What we’ll be playing Music: Neep Ninny Bod (Age of Empires 2: DE) Combat (Crysis) Main Theme (Animal Crossing: New Horizons) Get in touch with us at discanddice@gmail.com Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram

  • Episode #34 - Anthem, Red Dead Redemption  GTA 5

    Episode #34 - Anthem, Red Dead Redemption & GTA 5

    08/05/2020 Duration: 01h44min

    Just in time for your weekend, we're back with a new episode! We discuss Bioware and Rockstar games and end up chatting for quite a while about those studios. Plus we constantly bring up 'weightiness', whatever that is... Games discussed: 04:51 – Anthem and Bioware’s recent woes 40:53 - Red Dead Redemption 58:12 - GTA 5 01:17:10 - Postscriptum 01:28:01 - Forza Motorsports 7 01:38:47 - What we’ll be playing Music: Main Theme (Battlefield 2142) Main Theme (Red Dead Redemption) Valor (Anthem) Get in touch with us at discanddice@gmail.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter !

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