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DM:U14 Never Gonna Give You Up

Combos! Everybody loves a good one, but sometimes, no matter how hard we try, we just can’t get them to work. We look back on the combos that weren’t, and follow up with the games that aren’t – which games are not Dice Masters but scratch some of the same itches?


00:51 Combos That Weren’t 

01:26 Heroic

05:27 Super Jimmy + R Knowhere: History Shrouded in Mystery

09:58 Promo Robin: Reckoning 

11:36 AvX War Machine: Parnell Jacobs

15:06 War Machine: Rhodey & U Giant Spider

17:50 U Ultron Drone + Overcrush (+ Ultron: New World Order) 

21:19 Ultron: Peacekeeper Gone Wrong + Knowhere? 

23:39 Hill Giant + Black Dragon 

28:06 R Harpie Lady Sisters + SR Lantern Battery

31:38 U Firefly + U Basorbing Man + R Polaris + Golem

35:01 Thousand Island Dragon et al

37:32 SR Hulk: Warbound + U Free Chimichangas + R Black Bolt  

42:18 Games That Aren’t

42:38 CCGs – MTG, Keyforge, Hearthstone, Star Wars Destiny, Star Wars CCG

54:14 Dice Games – Quarriors, Waggle Dance, Roll for the Galaxy, (King of Tokyo)

58:52 Deck Builders – Star Realms, Hero Realms, Dominion, DC Deck-Building Game, Legendary, (Marvel Champions), XenoShyft

69:49 Engine Builders – Wingspan

73:01 Bags Builders – (Quacks of Quedlinburg), Altiplano, Orleans  

75:19 Any Other Business

75:35 The Castles of Burgundy (Dice and Combos)

78:00 Rush keyword correction

80:28 Dice Fight 

81:56 Send us your combos or fix ours:

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4 thoughts on “DM:U14 Never Gonna Give You Up”

  1. Fun podcast. I especially love the part where four dudes laugh at a woman, who isn’t there to defend herself or comment, for not being able to do/not liking the math part of DM.

    1. Hi A.C. that person isn’t ‘a woman’, she’s my partner, and someone who is incredibly brilliant at all they do, except working out maths in DiceMasters. The fact that you gendered her to try and make this look like something it isn’t is pretty deplorable. How would you have felt if I had been in a relationship with a man, and had pointed out this same flaw? What does gender have anything to do with?

      If you have genuine concerns over my sexism, or anyone else’s on this podcast I would love to hear from you, so we can have an adult conversation about it.

  2. Great podcast! Really interesting to hear about all these games I need to try, and D&d combos I missed. RE: another comment, I don’t think saying that your girlfriend doesn’t like combat math is in the least bit sexist…

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