173 episodes

A board game podcast that tackles the industry from both inside and out! The State of Games is hosted by Chris Kirkman, the head of publishing house Dice Hate Me Studio and co-owner of Greater Than Games, and features regular co-hosts Darrell Louder, resident grump and designer of Compounded, Bottom of the 9th, and Fate of the Elder Gods, and TC Petty III, gaming hipster and designer of VivaJava and VivaJava Dice, Xenon Profiteer, and Spires. Presented by the website www.dicehateme.com - the board game blog with worse luck than you.

The State of Games Dice Hate Me

    • Leisure
    • 4.4, 32 Ratings

A board game podcast that tackles the industry from both inside and out! The State of Games is hosted by Chris Kirkman, the head of publishing house Dice Hate Me Studio and co-owner of Greater Than Games, and features regular co-hosts Darrell Louder, resident grump and designer of Compounded, Bottom of the 9th, and Fate of the Elder Gods, and TC Petty III, gaming hipster and designer of VivaJava and VivaJava Dice, Xenon Profiteer, and Spires. Presented by the website www.dicehateme.com - the board game blog with worse luck than you.

    The One About Rockets and Racing

    The One About Rockets and Racing

    Chris, Darrell, and TC dig deep into TC's issues with Rallyman GT and what makes racing games so great.

    • 1 hr 47 min
    The One About One Quiet Night

    The One About One Quiet Night

    Chris, Darrell, and TC talk about life and gaming in the time of COVID-19, including a first-hand account of dealing with the virus from Darrell.

    • 2 hr 37 min
    The One About the Cost of Negativity

    The One About the Cost of Negativity

    Chris, Darrell, and TC talk about the effect of overly-negative and positive reviews on the community and on fan purchasing.

    • 1 hr 59 min
    The One About The Best Things of 2019

    The One About The Best Things of 2019

    Chris, Darrell, and TC present their choices for Game of the Year, plus some special categories that highlight other greatness!

    • 2 hr 16 min
    The One About Toyetics

    The One About Toyetics

    Chris, Darrell, and TC get in the holiday spirit talking about the special relationship between toys and games, and its effect on consumers and the board game hobby.

    • 2 hr
    The One About Getting Our Groove Back

    The One About Getting Our Groove Back

    Chris, Darrell, and TC, in desperate need of some inspiration, travel down to South Carolina to seek out the best source of boundless energy and enthusiasm they know - Richard Launius.

    • 1 hr 59 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

bsmoley ,

A netverk of one!

Did is Ahnold. You should hef me beck on deh podcast. It was fahn!

Odd time ,

Uninformed political biases

I don't need political garbage sprinkled over a better than average podcast, especially when it’s completely misinformed.

TheEricBooth ,

A required listening

I consider this podcast a required listening if you have any interests in board gaming. Seriously.

Top Podcasts In Leisure

Listeners Also Subscribed To