Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Episode 106: Visions of Futures Past VI

Hooo boy have we got a treat for YOU, listener! We've been given another card to announce to the community and it's only gonna blow your socks off! Tune in as Frank and Peter take a look at a brand new card coming up in The Secret Name, the first mythos pack in The Circle Undone cycle. 

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Friday, 8 February 2019

Episode 105: ONE

Sit back, relax and listen to us unbox and consider the player cards from The Circle Undone deluxe expansion, part 5. 

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Thursday, 7 February 2019

Episode 104: UND

Sit back, relax and listen to us unbox and consider the player cards from The Circle Undone deluxe expansion, part 4. 

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Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Episode 103: CLE

Sit back, relax and listen to us unbox and consider the player cards from The Circle Undone deluxe expansion, part 3. 

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Tuesday, 5 February 2019

Episode 102: CIR

Sit back, relax and listen to us unbox and consider the player cards from The Circle Undone deluxe expansion, part 2. 

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Monday, 4 February 2019

Episode 101: THE

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Thursday, 31 January 2019

Episode 100: Two Years of Drawn to the Flame

It's been two years of Drawn to the Flame. Holy smokes! And we've made one hundred episodes in that time. Smoly hokes! So sit back, relax and enjoy as Frank and Peter have a beer, answer some questions and reflect on what next for the podcast... We thought about doing a glamorous production for you, dear listener, but settled on just giving a bit more of ourselves instead, drawing back the curtain on what makes us tick. Enjoy, and thank you for listening!

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Monday, 28 January 2019

Episode 99: Circulore

With The Circle Undone right around the corner, Peter and Frank are setting off to explore further lore, this time all about Arkham's past, the Hermetic Order of the Silver Twilight, tarot cards and witchcraft. We've been reading some Lovecraft stories and doing some research, and we're here to share our findings with you. 

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Thursday, 24 January 2019

Episode 98: Finn Edwards

He's everyone's favourite bootlegger, getting the merchandise in and out and never losing sight of the exit. Please put your hands together and raise your glasses to... Finn Edwards, weak-willed rogue rascal extraordinaire! Yep, this is another investigator-specific episode, this time all about Finn! 

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Thursday, 17 January 2019

Episode 97: All Yellow All The Time

Hi hi hi, listener. We're taking part in the community activity #allyellowallthetime, where #contentcreators make Seeker decks for a hypothetical #allyellow Seeker party to tackle the horrors of the #mythos. So tune in to hear our deck and how we decided to tackle this challenge.

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After that, a little bonus something for listeners... 

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Thursday, 10 January 2019

Episode 96: Visions of Futures Past V

It's another Visions of Futures Past episode, which means Peter and Frank have another card from Fantasy Flight Games to share with the community. Thank you so much to FFG for sending us Eldritch Inspiration - really hope you like this card, listeners! 

Then keep listening as your hosts look at the five announced investigators for The Circle Undone and talk about what they're looking forward to about each of them, as well as how they feel they might play. At the time of recording, we didn't yet have confirmation of The Circle Undone's sixth investigator. So.... sorry! No him/her in this episode! 

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Thursday, 3 January 2019

Episode 95: Think on your Feet XI

Join Frank for Think on your Feet XI! After the surprise Think on your Feet with odd investigators last episode, we're back on track with Lola Hayes versus Return to the Night of the Zealot. 

In Think on your Feet episodes, a live play series of Arkham Horror: The Card Game, I endeavour not to edit much at all. Sometimes I cut a bit of shuffling sounds or abbreviate some of my longer pauses (a chap's got to think!), but otherwise, it's uncut, unaltered and meant to feel like you're with me at the table. There may be mistakes and misplays, but hopefully some successes too. 

Here's the Lola deck: CLICK ME You can scroll through it to see later iterations (will reveal how much xp I get though, so maybe save until you've listened...)

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Thursday, 20 December 2018

Episode 94: Think on your Feet X

Join Frank for Think on your Feet episode ten! How did we get to ten episodes of Frank struggling at Arkham? Who knows? But this description won't have answers because this is a surprise bonus episode!

In Think on your Feet episodes, a live play series of Arkham Horror: The Card Game, I endeavour not to edit much at all. Sometimes I cut a bit of shuffling sounds or abbreviate some of my longer pauses (a chap's got to think!), but otherwise, it's uncut, unaltered and meant to feel like you're with me at the table. There may be mistakes and misplays, but hopefully some successes too. 

Check out our thematic investigators vs scenarios compilation: CLICK ME

Here's the first deck: CLICK ME

Here's the second deck: CLICK ME

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Thursday, 13 December 2018

Episode 93: Did You Think Azathoth Had Forgotten You?

Join Peter and Frank as they go toe to toe with the blind idiot god itself, Azathoth... aka Matt Newman, lead developer of Arkham Horror: The Card Game. Which is kind of convenient given this is a podcast all about Arkham Horror: The Card Game! 

Huge thank you to Matt for joining us for a post-The Forgotten Age debrief. We get a chance to talk player cards with Matt, including the seal mechanic and relics, then go through the scenarios of the cycle and delve into some of the knottier questions around TFA. Was it a harder cycle? Was Alejandro really that untrustworthy? Are snakes actually bad? And then, finally, we take a look at The Circle Undone and what's ahead in the game. 

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Thursday, 6 December 2018

Episode 92: Seeking Questions

Join Peter and Frank for a mailbag episode. Patrons have been sending in their questions, so your hosts settle down with a cup of joe, ready to answer the conundrums you've posed. 

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Sunday, 18 November 2018

Episode 91: Announcing Arkham in Flames

Join Frank and Peter for real - in the flesh - at Arkham in Flames 2019, a weekend of playing Arkham Horror in London organised by us over here at Drawn to the Flame. Listen to this episode to find out more about what we have in store and our plans for the weekend: 9 & 10 March 2019. 

It's also #thankyoupatrons day, and we'd like to go on record (as we have done on this episode) thanking our patrons for their magnificent encourage and support. We wouldn't be doing Arkham in Flames without you friends driving us on. Thank you!


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Thursday, 15 November 2018

Episode 90: Frank's First Look at Shattered Aeons

Join Frank - and an end of cycle special guest! - for a first look at the player cards of Shattered Aeons, the sixth mythos pack in The Forgotten Age cycle. Will he go all in? Does he really have the best vantage point from which to survey these cards? Isn't kerosene delicious? 

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Thursday, 8 November 2018

Episode 89: Opening Moves

Join Peter and Frank as they talk about opening moves. What's the best way to exploit a mulligan? How important is it to play assets turn 1? What do you even need to keep in mind when getting the best start in a scenario? 

We use four example decks in our discussion, which are:
Mark: https://arkhamdb.com/deck/view/239498
Ursula: https://arkhamdb.com/deck/view/160566
Finn: https://arkhamdb.com/deck/view/230305
Jim: https://arkhamdb.com/deck/view/237668

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Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Episode 88: Trick or Treat

Join Peter and Frank as they talk to a special guest from across the ocean - not Matt Newman, but nearly as good, and certainly as friendly. They talk about Arkham Horror (surprise!), what cooperative players want and announce a really cool new Arkham playing augmentation you definitely want to take a look at. Thanks for joining us, Steven!

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Thursday, 25 October 2018

Episode 87: Think on your Feet IX

Join Frank for the ninth Think on your Feet, in which Calvin Wright – or his successor – continues investigations into the madness and mystery surrounding the King in Yellow.

In Think on your Feet episodes, a live play series of Arkham Horror: The Card Game, I endeavour not to edit much at all. Sometimes I cut a bit of shuffling sounds or abbreviate some of my longer pauses (a chap's got to think!), but otherwise, it's uncut, unaltered and meant to feel like you're with me at the table. There may be mistakes and misplays, but hopefully some successes too. In light of the Patreon support and because I want to enhance listening to Drawn to the Flame, I've added some atmospheric details too. Hopefully they elevate the experience. Toot toot!

Note: there was a microphonic problem in the latter stages of this episode, and I've spent a decent two hours trying to remove it, but I haven't quite succeeded. Think of it as atmospherics rather than just incompetence, and I hope it doesn't spoil your listening experience!

Here's the deck before Black Stars Rise: https://arkhamdb.com/deck/view/238566.  

Here's the deck before Dim Carcosa: https://arkhamdb.com/deck/view/238606

During the edit I spotted a misplay I made while playing. At 1hr11 minutes, I believe I played True Survivor even though I had Whispers in Your Head (Doubt) in my hand. Believe me, it didn't matter!...

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Thursday, 18 October 2018

Episode 86: Thinking about Carolyn Fern

Join Peter and Frank as they talk about Carolyn Fern. This isn't quite a Carolyn Fern investigator-specific episode so much as a 'one deck we made together for Carolyn'-specific episode. We talk about her deckbuilding rules, what sorts of ramifications they have and the challenges they pose for playing the game. 

Here's the deck we built together: https://arkhamdb.com/decklist/view/7593/mind-over-madness-1.0


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Thursday, 11 October 2018

Episode 85: Frank's First Look at The Depths of Yoth

The depths of Yoth! The depths of Yoth! Join Frank for a first look at the player cards of the fifth mythos pack in The Forgotten Age cycle. His mind is well and truly fed!

Howler warning: I called "I've got a plan" "I've had worse" at about 7minutes. What a dummy! I've definitely not had worse than that!

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Thursday, 4 October 2018

Episode 84: Decktrospective I

Join Peter and Frank for our first decktrospective (no idea what that name means - hopefully someone will clear it up for us), in which we take a deck sent in by a patron and take it apart, like the restoration of an antique vase or two petrolheads doing automobile fanboying or whatever it is car-people like doing. This time, it's an Ashcan Pete deck: https://arkhamdb.com/decklist/view/5825/pete-duke-and-yaotl-desperate-synergy-3.0

We're also lucky to appear as guests on Unlucky Frog Gaming's podcast. Check out episode 88: https://unluckyfrog.podbean.com/e/episode-88-independence-day-drawn-to-the-flame-podcast/

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Thursday, 27 September 2018

Episode 83: Visions of Futures Past IV

Join Peter and Frank for the fourth of Drawn to the Flame's Visions of Futures Past, where we announce a forthcoming player card to the community. We're delighted FFG have asked us to do this again, after Storm of Spirits, Time Warp & Custom Ammunition, and really hugely excited to share this card with everyone. So dive in for a new card that's coming up in The Depths of Yoth!

But that's not all: we're also announcing the results of our competition, where we asked listeners to pair an investigator with a scenario in a thematic way. The entries were all excellent and deeply enjoyable, so tune in as we go through some favourites, and award a copy of Carnevale of Horrors, a live play episode and player tokens and board from Buy the Same Token! 

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