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The Dice Steeple

Dan King (The Game Boy Geek) & Sam Healey talk about topics involving Christians and Tabletop Gaming while trying to bridge the gap between world views.
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Dec 5, 2015

Sam & Dan talk about prejudice in board games and in life. They take an example of a thread about the game New York 1901 to use as an example.

Judgement in Gaming 1:07

Judgement in Life 15:11

 

 

Nov 2, 2015

Dan & Sam are joined by Marty Connell from Rolling Dice & Taking names to talk about contentment in gaming, & in life.

 

Intro: 0:00

Contentment background scripturally - 1:45

Contentment in gaming - 10:29

 

Here is the video / audio sermon that Dan was referring to in this podcast from Jeremy Jernigan at Central Christian church in Mesa, AZ.

 

Video:

http://media.centralaz.com/2015/07/11/i-can-do-all-things/

 

Audio:

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/CccevWeekendAudio/~5/m5h4UfiunA8/Message+07112015+(Audio+Only).mp3

Oct 4, 2015

Sam & Dan speak with Chara Games about their upcoming release Commissioned. It's a is a 2-6 player, historically-themed, cooperative-style board game with a simple deck-building mechanism that plays in 1 hour. Players are the early Christian Apostles and must work together to mature their faith decks, grow the church, collect the books of the New Testament, and overcome persecution. You do not need to know anything about Christianity to play. The game includes five scenarios that cover the first 150 years of church history, two difficulty levels, and a one-vs-all variation.

 

0:00 - Intro

1:10 - Chara games at a personal level

3:01 - Gaming history, favorite games

9:11 - Personal stories of faith

14:33 - How do games and faith mix

18:21 - Commissioned the game 

21:10 - Using faith to create a game

23:19 - Trouble finding a publisher

27:20 - Advice for other game designers / publishers

29:20 - Timeline for Commissioned

30:58 - How to find Chara Games

32:11 - Next episode details

Sep 3, 2015

In this episode we interview Bruno Faidutti. We ask him questions about his designing background, new games & re-prints he's coming out with (Mission Red Planet & Raptor) & then get personal and talk about his world view.

 

Intro / Background as a designer - 0:00

Mission Red Planet Re-print - 14:13

Raptor - 21:50

World Views 26:45

Aug 17, 2015

In this episode we interview Steven Bell & Seth Hale from the Student Ministries dept of Hindman First Baptist Church in Hindman, Kentucky. They started a board game ministry for the students and it has grown to over 60 students over time. We ask them about their gaming preferences, how the ministry got started, how they run it in detail.

Jul 27, 2015

The Dice Steeple re-launches with Sam Healy and new co-host Dan King (the Game Boy Geek). They share their background with the Dice Tower, their gaming likes & dislikes, and get deep and personal about their own stories of faith. Finally, they discuss their vision for the Dice Steeple.

 

Dice Tower Backgrounds:

Sam - 2:13

Dan - 3:40

 

Who are they as a gamer?

Sam - 6:29

Dan - 8:37

 

Personal Testimony's 

Sam - 12:10

Dan 21:08

 

Dice Steeple Vision

33:54

 

Breaking Down Barriers 

40:30

Next Episode Preview

43:18

Apr 3, 2015

In this show, Tom talks to Mike Perna from Game Store Prophets.  We talk about Christian/gaming podcasts, and working with churches using gaming.

Mar 5, 2015

In this episode of the show, Tom talks to Lance Hill, designer of Kings of Israel and president of Fun Hill games.

 

Jan 25, 2015

In this show, the first in our new format, we are joined by Chris Schock, who talks about how he is starting a gaming group at his church.  We go into some of the details of that, and how well it's working for him.

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