Android's Dungeon

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Android's Dungeon is a podcast about board gaming, video games, and often times other things started by Jack and Joel in 2016 in Guelph, Ontario.Whether you're new to the hobby or a seasoned grognard, there's something for everyone here.

92 Episodes | 2018 - 2019

AD Season 6 Episode 8 - Pax Pamir Second Edition

August 14th, 2019

58:52

Jack and Joel were blown away by the new version of Pax Pamir, we hosted HN Kapaski and played what's sure to be a modern classic.


 https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/256960/pax-pamir-second-edition 

AD Season 6 Episode 7 - We're Back Baby!

August 8th, 2019

58:42

We've been away for so long, but Jack and Joel are back and Marc has come along too. We cover the Pandemic Survival National Qualifiers and the end of Marc's campaign. 

AD Season 6 Episode 7 - Castles of Burgandy

July 17th, 2019

59:12

Jack and Joel review the 13th ranked game on BGG, Castles of Burgandy

Joel concludes Risk doesn't need to be played anymore.

Updates on Gencon and Western Empires, crackdowns on Kickstarter

AD Season 6 Episode 6 - Steam Summer Sales

July 10th, 2019

1:00:00

Jack and Joel host Marc and talk about all the great deals out during the Steam Summer Sale, did we buy any of them? Maybe...

In the second half we talk about DM Styles in D&D and get caught up on Marc's campaign

AD Season 6 Episode 5 - Quacks of Quedlinburg

July 3rd, 2019

1:00:14

Jack and Joel talk about some games, 2018 Kennerspiel De Jahres Quacks of Quedlinburg is getting real hot right now.

AD Season 6 Episode 4 - Concordia Venus & Forgotten Realms

June 26th, 2019

1:00:09

Jack and Joel host another episode of this show! AD.

Joel is working on a campaign and is digging into the Forgotten Realms content:

https://forgottenrealms.fandom.com

Jack gave Concordia Venus another go, …

AD Season 6 Episode 3 - Marc's a DM Too?

June 17th, 2019

59:11

Jack and Joel host Marc, who previewed the new Stellaris DLC, more of the same but maybe good?

AD Season 6 Episode 2 - Pandemic Legacy, Gencon Preview and Trade Wars

June 5th, 2019

1:00:29

Jack and Joel chat about their Pandemic Legacy, the second best game on BGG right now.

https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/161936/pandemic-legacy-season-1

Joel is going to Gencon in August and runs down the events …

AD Season 6 Episode 1 - Diplomacy and Here I Stand

May 29th, 2019

59:22

Heavy Games abound!

Jack and Joel discuss the 1959 classic game, Diplomacy:

https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/483/diplomacy 


In the second half, Here I Stand, the GMT card driven semi-Epic covering the wars of the …

AD Season 5 Episode 20 - Doki Doki Literature Club

May 22nd, 2019

1:00:56

Jack and Joel had a slow week, but there was some classic SNES games, mainly Super Marios Bros.

Jack tries Doki Doki Literature club which breaks …

AD Season 5 Episode 19 - Hey! That's my Fish!

May 15th, 2019

1:00:04

Jack and Joel get caught up, they've played so many games! around a dozen games are discussed in a flurry of discourse, here are some good games to check out:

Hey! That's my Fish!

AD Season 5 Episode 18 - Halloween!

May 7th, 2019

59:19

Jack and Caleah and Harry talk about Harry's gaming addiction, and how he has a problem and needs to stop.

Viticulture, Tzolkien, Agricola, Caverna, …

AD Season 5 Episode 17 - Gryphcon and Sekiro

April 17th, 2019

59:27

Jack and Joel chat about their experience in Gryphcon, more Mega Civ and a crazy Harry Potter belly dance show!

A Very Peculiar Event

In the Second …

AD Season 5 Episode 16 - Pictomania - Google Stadia

April 11th, 2019

59:57

Jack and Joel host Friend of the show Jonathan Feddema! We talk about our weekend of games, featuring clearclaw favorite Chicago Express, BSG Custom Game Dark Moon, and a Vlaada party game Pictomania!

Plus a review of …

AD Season 5 Episode 15 - David plays Federation Stellar Force

April 3rd, 2019

59:42

 Jack and Joel host CFRU Alumni David Croal and talk about Star Trek, Spirit Island and RPGs, Jack Reviews Shipwrights of the North Sea

David …

AD Season 5 Episode 14 - Feast For Odin: The Norwegians

March 28th, 2019

58:58

Jack and Caleah talk about the much anticipated expansion to Ewe Rosenberg's Magnum Opus: The Norwegians, their cats were not fans but I think the HUMANS are! The expansion has an 8.9 on BGG:

AD Season 5 Episode 13 - Top games by Player Count

March 20th, 2019

1:00:07

Jack and Joel talk about all kinds of games, top games by player count? How awesome is Panic on  Wall Street!? So awesome. Game of Thrones board game sucks!

Featured:

AD Season 5 Episode 12 - Sekigahara

March 13th, 2019

59:18

Joel talks about his Twilights, both Struggle and Imperium. shout out to Hassan for hosting Twilight Struggle.

Jack talks about Sekigahara, an amazing GMT Wargame, It's a GMT Themed show!

AD Season 5 Episode 11 - The Perfect Game Room

March 6th, 2019

59:54

Jack and Caleah talk about Santa Maria, their dream Gaming Room (in their cool new house) and New Star Trek

AD Season 5 Episode 10 - One VS Many

February 27th, 2019

59:43

Have you ever wanted to beat all of your friends at a game? Jack and Joel talk about the concept of One Vs. Many, where a single player takes on the …

AD Season 5 Episode 9 - Remakes and Remasters

February 20th, 2019

59:50

Jack and Joel chat about all the games: Maka Bana, Mare Nostrum, Spirit Island

In the second half we go off on Resident Evil 2, and other Remakes and Remasters

AD Season 5 Episode 8 - Storm King's Thunder

February 13th, 2019

1:00:04

@marcH @marcH @marcH You're on the show! Jack and Joel host Marc to chat about AC, Oblivion, Tyrants of Underdark, Cheerios and the conclusion of D&D Storm King's Thunder

AD Season 5 Episode 7 - Nier Autonoma and DOXXING

February 6th, 2019

1:00:20

Jack and Joel review Nier Autonoma and Gugong

In the second half we discuss the doxxing of Bonbibonkers

AD Season 5 Episode 6 - Baby's first 18 Player MC Game

January 17th, 2019

59:46

Jack and Joel, in the driver's seat review some hot new vidya, followed by a quick recap of our insane 18 player game of Mega Civilization, plus a …

AD Season 5 Episode 5 - Holiday Game Frenzy

January 13th, 2019

1:00:04

Jack and Joel are back baby! We run down all of the awesome new titles we have acquired/played over the holidays, followed by the games we GOTTA play …

AD Season 5 Episode 4 - Legacy Games

January 8th, 2019

59:41

Jack and Caleah list off some games they were playing, followed by famous Legacy games! Charterstone? Gloomhaven? just guessing I didn't listen.

AD Season 5 Episode 3 - Clearclaw

December 12th, 2018

1:00:21

Jack and Joel discuss the hot new games Fox in the Forest, something something island game, and more REEF!

In the second half we talk about the legendary BGG personality, Clearclaw, and the concept of being objective and …

AD Season 5 Episode 2 - Reef! and Stefan plays Secret Trump

December 6th, 2018

1:00:00

Joel and Jack have Stefan on to talk about Secret Hitler, learn REEF, and do a quick Mega Civilization recap from the week before.

AD Season 5 - Episode 1 - Fortnite GOTY? And Fallout 76 Stinks!

November 29th, 2018

59:48

Jack and Joel throw down some new game endorsements, and then heartily disparage Fortnite and the new Fallout title.

AD Season 4 Episode 20 - Gryphcon Shadow talk, Container, Root, and what is Tabletop

November 28th, 2018

59:58

Jack and Joel have a talk about Gryphcon's little brother, Gryphcon Shadow and also ruminate on the nature of what Tabletop exactly is. They also end up having a chat about Mercury Games' reprint of the Container from …

AD Season 4 Episode 19 - Special guest Kat, Extra Life discussion, C&C Mobile, Silent Hill 3

November 21st, 2018

59:04

Jack, Joel, and special guest Kat have a chat about streaming for charity and become bogged down in the details. Joel endorses a mobile game that he …

AD Season 4 Episode 18 - Kickstarter, Essen, Halloween (2018) and A Star Is Born (2018)

November 14th, 2018

1:00:00

In the latest exciting episode of Android's Dungeon Jack and Joel end up getting distracted and talking about Kickstarter games again, Essen Spiel, and run their mouths about the Halloween and Star is Born reboot.

AD Season 4 Episode 17 - Mega Civ Post-Game Recap with Marc

October 31st, 2018

59:20

Joined by friend of the show, Marc, we discuss the recent game of Mega Civilization and how it went for everyone, as well as get into a discussion about who Andrew Eldritch is.

AD Season 4 Episode 16 - Interview with Peter Szabo

October 22nd, 2018

55:13

Jack sits down with filmmaker Peter Szabo to discuss the Toronto International Film Festival, best picks, and movies in general.

AD Season 4 Episode 15 - Rising Sun

October 16th, 2018

1:00:01

On the latest episode of Android's Dungeon, we're joined by confirmed friend of the show Patrick to have a post-game discussion about Eric Lang and CMON's Rising Sun, as well as a chat about the latest iteration of …

AD Season 4 Episode 14 - Jack Solo Goes Off the Deep

October 1st, 2018

1:00:04

Jack is on his own and plays clips from Deus Ex and horror video games (Silent Hill). The episode is a break from the usual show, more of a spooooky let's play.

AD Season 4 Episode 13 - 18XX

September 17th, 2018

59:59

After a week off, Jack and Joel are Back!! We review Grim Dawn, Ewe Rosenberg's Fields of Arle, and Merkator. Also, the Scythe Expansion Rise of Fenris!

In the second half we describe 18XX games and what it is to try not …

AD Season 4 Episode 12 - Mahjong with Seth

September 2nd, 2018

59:59

Jack and Joel host Seth as we discuss his 3 year Pathfinder campaign, the lastest games, and Mahjong!

Our good friend Brittany, (friend of the show? Maybe!) taught us Mahjong over the weekend and we're very excited to …

AD Season 4 Episode 11 - ROOT!

September 1st, 2018

59:59

ROOT is so hot right now, Joel and Jack discuss the glory of the latest gaming hit from Gencon/Kickstarter.

Tom Waits Musical Feature

In the second half we cover the iconic Twilight Struggle

AD Season 4 Episode 10 - GenCon Report from Harry

August 26th, 2018

59:59

ROOT! So hot right now. Harry talks about all the hype from Gencon and all the not so hot games he tried. Jack and Joel host and Harry makes us all want to play ROOT real bad.

AD Season 4 Episode 9 - Interview with Jon Kay

August 19th, 2018

1:00:46

Joel and Jack chat about Quixx and other light games, Jonathan Kay gives a riveting interview over the phone.

AD Season 4 Episode 8 - Mission Imbrassbale: Pitfall

August 13th, 2018

59:59

Jack and Caleah do their best to keep things interesting with Joel away

Caleah describes how Joel is the best at Pit! Jack gives a review on the new Mission Impossible

AD Season 4 Episode 7 - Pandemic National Finals

August 7th, 2018

59:22

Joel get's absolutely murdered in two ways. In a single weekend he is eliminated at the National level of the Pandemic Survival tournament, and his …

AD Season 4 Episode 6 - Morels

July 31st, 2018

58:48

What's in a description? Joel and Jack reign supreme again. We talk about the mushroom collecting game Morels, and a very close match of Cyclades

AD Season 4 Episode 5 - When Jack's Away

July 18th, 2018

59:59

The boys will play! Joel hosts Marc and Stefan, episode starts at 3m 30s. We talk about Diplomacy and our campaign

In the second half we list our 10 favorite Party games in the year 2018

AD Season 4 Episode 4 - The Episode about Nothing

July 10th, 2018

59:59

Our listeners have tripled! Thanks to everyone tuning in.

Joel and Jack ramble on about everything and nothing at once, we had a lot of fun! There's some talk of Magic, Euros, Ameritrash, Cribbage!?, even Catan gets …

AD Season 4 Episode 3 - Kurtis plays Binding of Issac

July 5th, 2018

59:59

Jack and Joel host friend of the show Kurtis! We ramble about an amateur hacker up north, is Binding of Issac a bullet hell?

Second half we talk about …

AD Season 4 Episode 2 - Alex Reports from E3

June 25th, 2018

59:59

Jack and Joel Host, and Friend of the Show calls in to report from E3 with his $13.00 can of beer.

After the music I review Fog of Love and Jacks talks a bit more about God of War

AD Season 4 Episode 1 - Marc is a DM

June 12th, 2018

59:59

What's a Dungeon Master? Jack and Joel have a special guest, Marc the DM!

We discuss Stellaris and What do you MEME!?!?? and Dark Sould Remastered, …

AD Season 3 Episode 15 - The Grail Game

June 1st, 2018

59:59

Joel and Jack talk about party intrigue games like Avalon, The Resistance and Secret Hitler.

Then they talk about "Grail" Games, that is a game that is hard to get and is therefore valuable. Resale value of over 150 …

AD Season 3 Episode 14 - MTG and D&D

May 24th, 2018

59:59

Joel and Jack talk about a recent MTG Drafting tournament they attended, the follies of Asteroid Mining and Far Cry 5

In the second half we talk about …

AD Season 3 Episode 13 - The Scythe Scandal

May 11th, 2018

59:35

Breaking News! Scythe artist in trouble for tracing other's work.

Minecraft and Great Western Trail are reviewed!

In the second half we try not to spoil Avengers... 3?

AD Season 3 Episode 12 - Azul and Arthurian Games

May 11th, 2018

56:03

Cajack host another riveting episode after watching Spamalot.

They talk about King Arthur themed games and we review Azul and Santorini

Skip it! Joel's …

AD Season 3 Episode 11 - Cookie Clicker!

April 26th, 2018

59:59

Everyone has lost their mind and is just clicking for cookies!

Best episode yet? We talk about accessibility and Property Hunters

AD Season 3 Episode 10 - Jack Loves Jump Scares

April 13th, 2018

59:59

Jack and Caleah have a late episode where they talk about Lisboa, a game about building Lisbon but with a fancy old timey name.

In the second half …

AD Season 3 Episode 9 - Star Wars Rebellion

April 11th, 2018

59:59

Jack and Joel talk about runaway kittens and their hopes and dreams.

The feature is a discussion on the massively popular "Star Wars Rebellion", a …

AD Season 3 Episode 8 - Mega Civilization

March 30th, 2018

59:59

Aside from a brief discussion on the nature of Calimari, this episode is all about Mega Civilization.

Jack and Caleah host, there's a brief call in from Joel about the game, we had Stefan, Patrick, Chris, and Seth over …

AD Season 3 Episode 7 - Andrea Loves Magic The Gathering

March 22nd, 2018

59:59

Jack and... Eventually Joel interview CFRU coolgirl Andrea. She tells us about her dream of completing all of the Zeldas and some other games.

In the …

AD Season 3 Episode 6 - Golden Geek Award Winners

March 15th, 2018

59:01

Jack and Joel have a classic episode talking about this and that, Warcraft 3 turns 16 and Gloomhaven releases solo adventures for each class.

AD Season 3 Episode 5 - Harry: Chrono Trigger?

March 12th, 2018

58:52

Jack and Joel host their favorite guest, Harry.

Harry's never heard of Chrono Trigger?

The hunt for Advanced Civ continues

Season 3 Episode 4 - Golden Geek Nominees

March 1st, 2018

59:59

March 1st, 2018

Jack flew off to San Fransisco and left the show in Joel's capable hands, the show has been hijacked!

Joel and Harry talk about travelling with games, Gloomhaven, and the pending awards from BGG

AD Season 3 Episode 3 - Dangers of Kickstarter

March 1st, 2018

59:59

February 22nd, 2018

Jack and Joel talk about the crowdfunding site Kickstarter and its pros and cons.

AD Season 3 Episode 2 - Kyle wins Pandemic Survival

March 1st, 2018

59:59

February 14th 2018 - Episode starts at 6th Minute

Jack and Joel interview Kyle Smith, a Kiwi in Milton, regarding their recent tournament win in Pandemic Survival, Nationals come next!

In the second half Jack talks about …

AD Season 3 Episode 1 - Cult of the New

March 1st, 2018

59:59

February 1st, 2018

Joel takes the reigns and it ain't pretty. We chat about Scythe and carry on our feud about Agricola Vs. Caverna, Agricola is …

AD Season 2 Episode 14 - Harry Feasts with Odin

March 1st, 2018

59:59

January 25th, 2017

Jack and Joel are joined by guest Harry Hall, frenemy of the show, Harry is maybe our only regular listener.

Roll for the Galaxy, …

AD Season 2 Episode 13 - Interview with the Boardroom

March 1st, 2018

59:59

A full house, Jack Caleah and Joel all interview Jon Feddema from Guelph's Game Cafe, The Boardroom!

We talk about game cafes and Scythe and many …

AD Season 2 Episode 12 - Jack's Teeth Sound Clean

March 1st, 2018

59:59

December 21st, 2017

Kim at Progressive Dental does a great job and Jack sounds cleaner than ever. Jack and Joel talk about some games.

Then we tear Star Wars Last Jedi Apart!

AD Season 2 Episode 11 - Christmas Games

March 1st, 2018

59:59

December 14th, 2017

Jack and Caleah talk about Gloomhaven and list off some great games for cold Christmas nights and some great Christmas movies.

Season 2 Episode 10 - Gloomhaven

March 1st, 2018

59:59

December 7th, 2017

Jack and Joel kick some sucker out of the studio, we go off the rails about food and some other Pro Tips.

Gloomhaven is so hot right now! We talk about how great this game is.

AD Season 2 Episode 9 - Microtransactions and Clank

March 1st, 2018

59:59

November 30th, 2017

Jack and Joel rant about the terrors of in game purchases, then we talk about Clank! In! Space! A much better version of Clank but it runs a lot longer

AD Season 2 Episode 8 - Advanced Civilization

March 1st, 2018

59:50

November 23rd, 2017

Joel and Jack talk about one of the heaviest games know to man, the epic Advanced Civilization

This game will draw you in for 10-13 hours of brilliant gameplay, it's long but it's really the best.

AD Season 2 Episode 7 - Resource Management

March 1st, 2018

59:58

Jack and Joel talk about the Resource Management genre, the games with the most stuff!

Concordia, Puerto Rico, Warcraft III, it's all good baby! What happens to your Steam account when you die!?

AD Season 2 Episode 6 - Seth Plays Scythe

March 1st, 2018

1:00:49

November 8th, 2017

Jack and Seth talk about Thor Ragnarok and whatever else they want because they're GANGSTER

Jack is too cool to play, but Seth has a …

AD Season 2 Episode 5 - Kickstarter

March 1st, 2018

59:08

November 2nd, 2017

Joel is back! Jack and Joel discuss the west, some Switch games are discussed and we rip on Kickstarter a bit, always fun.

AD Season 2 Episode 4 - Scary Games and Movies

March 1st, 2018

1:00:02

October 26th, 2017

Jack and Caleah struggle to stay relevant without their handsome cohost Joel, they somehow scrape out an episode about spooky things.

It's Guelph! It's Sppppooooooooky themed for Halloween

AD Season 2 Episode 3 - BladeRunner 2049

March 1st, 2018

59:25

October 19th, 2017 - Caleah and Jack talk about the resolution of Diplomacy, and then they talk about how much they loved Blade Runner because it's …

AD Season 2 Episode 2 - Fiona plays Sims 4

March 1st, 2018

1:00:39

October 12th,

Fiona and Jack say mean things about Joel and discuss boring games

AD Season 2 Episode 1 - Heavy Heavy Games

March 1st, 2018

55:00

Jack and Joel discuss some heavy games, Diplomacy! Terraforming Mars! DC Deck Building! Ok DC isn't a heavy game, but it's great.

Concordia is also a great deck builder, heavy? Probably.

AD Episode 14 - Cave Vs. Cave

March 1st, 2018

59:21

August 31st, 2017

Jack and Caleah take a stab at a less interesting version of Agricola, Caverna, Cave vs. Cave

A few movies are mentioned, bla bla …

AD Episode 13 - A Canine Host

March 1st, 2018

58:39

Jack and Joel interview a great dane and his owner Patrick Szafranko, a successful Twitch streamer.

Want to know how to become a Twitch partner? …

AD Episode 12 - Interview with Jonathan Kay

March 1st, 2018

57:45

We interview the former editor of The Walrus and current writer for the National Post Jonathan Kay who incidentally knows a lot about board games.

AD Episode 11 - Via Nebula

March 1st, 2018

57:45

August 17 - 2017

Jack and Caleah discuss games with your family and Via Nebula

The episode is missing a whole lot of Joel! Give it a pass

AD Episode 10 - A Salty Guest

March 1st, 2018

1:00:16

Joel and Jack have a guest! Josh Faria joins us to talk about the latest video games and Sythe.

We talk about the tastiest of splotter games, Food Chain Magnate!

Food Chain Magnate is a staple of the heavy games, it looks …

AD Episode 9 - Games for Camping and Cabins

March 1st, 2018

59:50

July 27th, 2017

We discuss travel games

We tear apart the worst ripoff of Diplomacy since the Bush administration.

Game of Thrones takes secret orders …

AD Episode 8 - Food Chain Magnate

March 1st, 2018

59:50

AD talks about the most delicious splotter game of all time, Food Chain Magnate!

This game is a staple of heavy strategy, it looks very light but it is actually brutal and unforgiving, addicting as hell.

Joel played El …

AD Episode 7 - Dobre Poteza

March 1st, 2018

51:41

AD has a special guest from Slovenia, the founder of the countries first board game cafe, we discuss game cafe functions and the game culture in …

AD Episode 6 - 2 Player Games

March 1st, 2018

59:30

Jack and Caleah rattle off a bunch of games exclusively for 2 players, and also talk about our favorite games for two players.

Jack and Joel both have partners that play games, so two player games are highly sought …

AD Episode 5 - Intrigue

March 1st, 2018

56:46

We teach the concept of the Intrigue game, very much an entry level party type concept.

The intrigue can be played with anyone, but can also ramp up …

Episode 4 - Deck Building

March 1st, 2018

53:18

Joel comes back from Slovenia with news of gaming around the world

Caleah and Jack host and we talk about the concept of Deck Builders

It's a remake!

AD Episode 3 - Spiel De Jahrs

March 1st, 2018

58:43

We talk about the 2017 Spiel De Jarhs nominees and all the things that make us ANGRY in games

We review Las Vegas! It's Vegas Baby

AD Episode 2 - Worker Placement

March 1st, 2018

59:59

We discuss the popular epic Twilight Imperium and give an intro to worker placement games.

Star Realms Tournament Update!

Android's Dungeon - Demo Episode

March 1st, 2018

18:09

From humble beginnings, we chat about the oscars and get our demo vetoed by the radio station for being too mainstream.

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