Podcast Archive

  • DoxCast #166: International TableTop Day

    Join Richard John Early and Josh Trumbo as they discuss all the news about this year’s International TableTop Day. It’s the annual celebration of your favorite hobby, sponsored by Geek and Sundry. Oh, plus laughs and memories guaranteed. No refunds.

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  • Doxcast #165: Magic: The Gathering: Amonkhet Review

    Join Richard John Early, Kyle Rehome, and Kyle Engleson for a look at the Amonkhet complete spoiler. From gods to Planeswalkers to mechanics and flavor, the Doxcast crew gives you everything you need to know about MTG’s latest set. Don’t miss the journey to the Egyptian themed world of Amonkhet full of exciting new ways […]

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  • DoxCast #164: Comics: Spencer and Locke

    David Pepose has had a long career in the comics industry and now he’s taking his talents to Action Lab for the debut of Spencer and Locke. What if Calvin and Hobbes grew up in Sin City? Join Rich Early, Brad Meixner, Darren Gregson, and Josh Trumbo for an exciting interview with David perfect for […]

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  • DoxCast #163: Return of the Jedi Counsel

    Katie Gordon and Brandon Saxton are back and more Counsel-y than ever. Join Rich Early, Josh Trumbo and the Jedi Counsel for an in-depth discussion of both Harley Quinn and Wonder Woman as we look at two of pop cultures most dynamic characters.

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  • DoxCast #162_Tabletop: Clank!

    One of our favorite new board games makes it’s way to the review table. Renegade Games Clank! combines the dangers of delving into a dragon’s den for treasure with deck building for a fun filled adventure you have to try.

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  • DoxCast #161: Perception of Women in Comics

    Madison Brubaker of George Washington University joins the DoxCast to discuss a survey she’s created (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SMTMSPW) studying how comic book women in mainstream comics are perceived. Join RIch Early and Josh Trumbo as they are joined by Shanna Bach, John Rodenbiker, and Darren Gregson as they tackle one of the biggest issues in comics today.

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  • DoxCast #160: Dox Talks: Getting to Know Kyle Rehome

    Josh sits down with Paradox’s newly-crowned Magic Event Coordinator Kyle Rehome to get to know him a little better! They discuss Kyle’s origins with Magic: The Gathering, what styles of decks he enjoys building, his history with Paradox’s Magic events, and what the future holds for FNM, the Kitchen Table Showdown, and more!

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  • DoxCast #159: Extra Life Recap

    It’s March and the 2017 Extra Life campaign is kicking off this week with the first official guild meeting at Sanford Children’s Hospital on Wednesday the 8th at 5:30. Josh Trumbo and Richard John Early sit down to reminisce about last year’s event and prognosticate about this year’s marathon. We’re even joined by text by […]

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  • DoxCast #158: Tabletop: Harry Potter Hogwart’s Battle Review

    One of our favorite new games takes the spotlight as Rich Early and Matt Serani teach Josh Trumbo how to play. What makes Harry Potter a unique and exciting deck building game? We talk flavor, mechanics, and all the nitty gritty details.

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  • DoxCast #157: D&D: Building Characters 101

    We dive head first into the nuts and bolts of making a D&D character. From picking classes and races to calculating statistics, this is the podcast that tells you everything you need to know. Join John Laitinen, Josh Trumbo, Rich Early, and Brad Meixner for information and lots of laughs and join the adventure today.

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  • DoxCast #156: Comics: Inhumans vs X-Men

    While these two franchises duke it out, our podcast crew debates the future of Marvel Comics. Join Josh Trumbo, Brad Meixner, and Rich Early as we discuss the upcoming relaunch of the mutant line, review the current mini series, and dive into speculation about what’s next from the House of Ideas.

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  • Doxcast #155: World Chamipion Josiah Burkhardsmeier of Star Wars Armada

    Richard John Early sat down with the 2016 Star Wars Armada world champion Josiah to talk all things Star Wars. Even if you’ve never played Armada, this podcast is about what it takes to become a world champion. Josiah lives right here in our own back yard and he’s a world champ. Please take some […]

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  • DoxCast #153: Tabletop: Arkham Horror LCG

    Joshua Trumbo and Richard John Early are joined by Paul Tebben for a discussion and review of this terrific living card game from FFG. Learn why this is more than just another card game as we talk about how it captures all the horror of Lovecraft and richness of role playing games.

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  • DoxCast #152: Comics: Top 10 Comics to Read Right Now

    Here’s a list of must-read books according to Paradox’s own Darren Gregson. Richard John Early, Brad Meixner, and Joshua Trumbo chime in with their thoughts as well. If you want a new title to read, this is a must listen.

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  • DoxCast #150: Anniversary Special

    Musings with Brad Meixner, Joshua Trumbo, and Richard John Early about Doxcast past, present and future. We also talk about the state of the comic market and have some fun with our first-ever live streamed episode.

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  • DoxCast #154: Magic: The Gathering: Aether Revolt Set Review

    With just one week until the pre-release and two weeks until it comes out, join a host of Paradox regulars as we discuss the spoiler for the sequel to Kaladesh. We discuss new mechanics and their impact on multiple formats as well pick some of our favorite new cards to get you ready for all […]

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  • DoxCast #151: Dungeons and Dragons: Just What the Heck is a DM Anyway?

    We’re back with our 2nd ever D&D podcast and we’re talking about what makes a DM a DM. How do you guide the story for your campaign? What tips and tricks can you use to make it exciting for your players? And why is it just so rewarding? Join hosts Joshua Trumbo and Richard Early […]

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  • DoxCast #149: Part 2: 2017 – What We’re Looking Forward To

    It’s the second part of our special year end podcast event. Join Joshua Trumbo, Richard Early, Brad Meixner, Darren Gregson, John Laitinen as we talk about what we are expecting in the new year. Make your resolution to listen to the Doxcast and hear what we are predicting will be the biggest things in nerd […]

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  • DoxCast #149: Part 1: 2016 Year in Review

    From Pokemon Go to DC Rebirth, 2016 was full of some of the biggest happenings in nerd history. We launch part one of a special year end Doxcast series with a look back at this crazy year. Join a whole host of Doxcast regulars as they share their thoughts: Joshua Trumbo, Brad Meixner, John Laitinen, […]

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  • DoxCast #148: Comics: Secret Origins

    Okay, comic fans, what’s your secret origin? Here’s ours. Join the regular Doxcast cast of Joshua Trumbo, Richard john Early, Bradley Meixner, and Darren Gregson as they recount how they got into comics and what comics mean to them. Every hero has an origin–and so do we!!!

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  • Doxcast #147: Extra Life Marathon

    With one week left before the Children’s Miracle Network Marathon, the Doxcast crew talks with Emily McDaniel of Sanford Children’s about the big event. How can you participate? Why does Extra Life need you? Join Joshua Trumbo and Richard John Early for a special episode as we ask for your help healing kids and encourage […]

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  • DoxCast #146: Extra Life Families

    The annual Children’s Miracle Network fundraiser is just weeks away and we want to share the personal stories of how important this event is. We introduce you to Jack Evavold and his mom as well as revisiting Steve Dekray’s story. Join hosts Richard John Early and Josh Trumbo for this special episode. Get ready for […]

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  • Doxcast #145: Dungeons and Dragons

    Our first-ever dungeon crawl into the world of fantasy role playing. What’s a role playing game? Why do we love them? What are some of the crazy and exciting things that happen? Join hosts Joshua Trumbo and Richard John Early as they are joined by Paradox D&D team supreme John Laitinen and Ken Landers to […]

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  • DoxCast #144: DoxTalks: ValleyCon

    Tony Tilton joins Doxcast hosts Josh Trumbo and Rich Early to talk all things ValleyCon. You don’t want to miss ValleyCon and you don’t want to miss this podcast!! Learn about all the things to do, all the guests, and all the fun to be had at the Baymont Inn and Suites in just a […]

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  • DoxCast #143: Magic: Kaladesh Set Review

    With the release of the full spoiler for the latest Magic: The Gathering set, we sit down with Kyle Engleson, Kyle Rehome, and Matt Serani to discuss what makes this such an exciting series. Host Richard John early guides the conversation from Planeswalkers to Energy to the story of Kaladesh and more. NOTE: Because technology […]

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  • DoxCast #142: Board Games: eXamining 4X

    Josh Trumbo and Dan Green dive into the 4X debate– what eXactly is a 4X game, and how do games on their recent playlists (like Xia: Legends of a Drift System and Scythe) fit into this classification? They also give their impressions of Vast: The Crystal Caverns, Legendary Encounters: Firefly, and the upcoming game Colony. […]

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  • Doxcast #141: Comics: Tokyo Ghost

    We sit down and review Volume One of Tokyo Ghost by Rick Remender and Sean Gordon Murphy. The story opens on a world that is a mix of Blade Runner and Mad Max but quickly becomes so much more as these creators tackle a world where humanity has become completely addicted to and dependent on […]

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  • Doxcast #140: Dox Talks: The Jedi Counsel

    Hosts Richard John Early and Joshua Trumbo dive into the psychology of some of the world’s most popular characters. Join Katie Gordon and Brandon Saxton, creators of the brand new Jedi Counsel podcast, as they talk Batman, Buffy, Anakin, and what drives their analysis. You can also check them out at https://jedi-counsel.com

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  • Doxcast #139: Dox Talks: Back To The Books

    Join Richard Early and Joshua Trumbo as they discuss the purpose of Paradox’s big event. It’s not just for students, it’s back to the basics for all of us as only Paradox can take you. From free comics to free gaming events and the sales in between, Back to the Books has something for everyone.

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  • Doxcast #138: Quest for Zilch – the Making of a Board Game

    Douglas and Billy Jo Plante join Rich Early and Josh Trumbo to fill us in on their locally designed game. What’s the origin of a game? How do you get it ready to play? And how do you get it out into the world? We discuss the process from the birth of an idea to […]

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  • Doxcast #137: SDCC Movie & TV News, the Death of the Hulk, Young Animals, and more

    The Doxcast welcomes a veritable plethora of guests to discuss a potpourri of comic book and comic book movie news. From the Justice League and Wonder Woman trailers to the upcoming Gerard Way DC imprint and everything in between. Darren Gregson, Jesse Lundin, Bradley Meixner, and Richard John early have plenty to say on all […]

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  • Doxcast #136: Comics: Talking Marvel Comics

    Josh Trumbo and Rich Early are joined at long last by Bradley Meixner for an all new, all different Marvel podcast. What do the guys think of Marvel’s seasonal publishing approach? What titles are they reading? And how good is Tom King and the Vision comic? Answers within!

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  • DoxCast #135: Tabletop: Of Fleas and Markets

    Co-Host Josh gets an upgrade to Full-Host as he sits down with DoxCast alum and board game enthusiast Dan Green to discuss the first-ever Paradox Board Game Flea Market and Dan’s upcoming trip to this year’s GenCon. ¬†Get the inside scoop on some of the games they’re bringing to trade and/or sell at the Flea […]

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  • Doxcast #134: Dox Talks: Talking Ladies Night

    We sit down with two incredible women who just happen to be nerds and discuss nerd life and Paradox Ladies Night event. Join Shanna Bock and Sarah Ruddy as they discuss growing up nerds, the role of women in the hobby, and why Ladies Night is the perfect and safe place to be yourself and […]

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  • Doxcast #133: Magic The Gathering: Eldritch Moon Spoiler Review

    The conclusion to the Shadows Over Innistrad block is here and we’re going to break it down for you. Rich Early, Matt Serani, Kyle Rehome, and Kyle Engleson sit down to discuss the storyline, mechanics, and cards in the new set. Eldritch Moon is shaping up to be one of the strongest sets we’ve seen […]

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  • DoxCast #132: Comics: Civil War II–This Time It’s Personal

    The Doxcast crew sits down to talk about the sequel to the most popular Marvel Comics blockbuster of all time. Join Jesse Lundin, Darren Gregson, and Rich Early as they tackle the first several issues of the series and speculate about where it’s headed. Is this Marvel’s next big thing or does it miss the […]

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  • Doxcast #131: Tabletop: The State Of Your Games

    Introducing brand new DoxCast cohost Josh Trumbo with an episode dedicated to his favorite hobby. Rich and Josh talk about board gaming, tabletop nights, the past and the future of both, the Fargo Moorhead gaming community, and all things in between. Join the guys and the conversation. Let us know what you think about what […]

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  • Doxcast #130: Comics: Rebirth, Rebirth, and More Rebirth

    Join Rich Early and friends as they discuss every DC Rebirth book released so far. The guys are very excited about the latest revamp of DC’s super hero universe and want you to hear all about it.

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  • #129: Dox Talks: Talking all things CoreCon 2016

    This year’s CoreCon is right around the corner. The theme this year is pirates, Pirates, and more pirates. Rich Early and Josh Trumbo are joined this week by Doug Beierle and Gary “House” Williams and we discuss the purpose, events, guests, secrets, and generally silly topics about the 4 day convention.

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  • #128: Comics: DC Universe Rebirth #1

    The summer of Rebirth at Paradox and DC is underway. The 80 page one shot that’s only $2.99 is out and we’re here with a spoiler filled discussion. Join Rich Early, Josh Trumbo, Brad Meixner, and Jesse Lundin as they talk about everything from the nitty gritty details to the big ideas as the next […]

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  • #127: Magic: The Gathering: Talking with Trevor Warner and Andrew Bernstein

    This week we sit down with regular Paradox players Trevor Warner and Andrew Bernstein and talk about Standard, Modern, winning Magic tournaments, and their personal history . What drives a Magic player to play and what’s new with just about every Magic format out there?

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  • #126 – Comics – Free Comic Book Day 2016

    Want to know what to expect at Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 7? This is the perfect podcast for you, as we give you a complete rundown on all the exciting events happening throughout the day. We also review 5 of the 50 comics that will be available, so that you have some […]

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  • #125 – Dox Talks – FCBD Community Events

    Free Comic Book Day is coming up on the first Saturday in May (May 7 this year), but you might not know that there are other community events happening in the FM area to coincide with FCBD. For this month’s Dox Talk, we sat down with Nick Vculek from the Wish Fast charity run and […]

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  • #124 – Magic – Shadows Over Innistrad Constructed

    Kyle Rehome and Kyle Engleson join us to talk about the impact the recently released Shadows Over Innistrad is having on two of the most popular constructed formats: Standard and Modern. From Archangel Avacyn and the unlikely Thraben Inspector leaving their marks on Standard to a brand new post-Eldrazi Modern, Kyle and Kyle have info […]

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  • #123 – Dox Talks – The Jodo Cast

    We sat down with Leo Andrie and Joe Lutovsky of The Jodo Cast, a Star Wars gaming podcast produced here in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Leo and Joe are big fans of Star Wars games, whether they’re board games, cards games, or video games. They let us know some of their favorites, some of the fringe […]

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  • #122 – Comics – DC Rebirth

      DC Comics recently announced all of the creative teams for their upcoming Rebirth relaunch during a livestreaming event from WonderCon. We take a look at the 31 titles that make up the line, finding books that excite us and noting others that have us confused. We also discuss representation in DC Rebirth, with regards […]

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  • #121 – Magic – Serani on Limited

    Fresh off his recent PPTQ and FNM Championship wins, Paradox Magic expert Matt Serani joined us in the DoxCast studio to talk about Limited. With draft and sealed deck as his favorite formats, Matt has a ton of insight on what makes them tick and how to find an edge. He also walks us through […]

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  • #120 – Magic – Shadows Over Innistrad Review

    The full card image gallery has been posted and the prerelease is just around the corner, which means it’s time to review Shadows Over Innistrad. Rich is joined by Alex Early, Brad Meixner, and Matt Serani to look over the new mechanics, the new planeswalkers, and all the other exciting cards. We look at how […]

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  • #119 – Comics – I Hate Fairyland

    For this month’s comic episode, we look at the first five-issue arc of I Hate Fairyland, Skottie Young’s new creator-owned book from Image. We break down the things that we liked, as well as what didn’t quite work for us. We also take a look at some other fairy tale related comics (and even a […]

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  • #118 – Tabletop – Luke Laurie

    We sat down with Luke Laurie, the co-designer of The Manhattan Project: Energy Empire, which is currently running a Kickstarter campaign. We find out how Luke’s careers before designing games impacted the design of Energy Empire, how he developed the interesting mechanics along with Tom Jolly, and how the game ended up at Minion Games. […]

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