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Once Upon A Die - DRAGON LITERATURE

D.A. Xavier

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Once Upon A Die - DRAGON LITERATURE

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In each episode of Once Upon A Die, D.A. Xavier looks at a specific game that has a solitaire play mode. Every episode contains discussion on one game, along with the "Random Fact of the Episode"! For every even-numbered episode, a single playthrough is adapted into a narrative which is presented as a radio play, broken up by the discussion.

Latest Episodes

Episode Echo - Gentle Rain

In a short bonus episode, David looks at the 1+ player game Gentle Rain, released as a free print-and-play by designer Kevin Wilson, to provide zen solitaire (or more) entertainment during the isolation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Episode Echo first aired on March 19th 2020.

6 MINMAR 20
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Episode Echo - Gentle Rain

Episode Delta - Top 10 Solitaire Games (2018 Edition)

In this episode of Once Upon A Die, David ranks his top ten solitaire games of all time (as of December 29th, 2018, when his list was created). Episode Delta first aired on January 7th, 2019.

25 MIN2019 JAN 8
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Episode Delta - Top 10 Solitaire Games (2018 Edition)

Episode 011 - Pleasant Dreams

David looks at solitaire play of the 1- or 2-player, push-your-luck game Pleasant Dreams, designed by Aerjen Tamminga, Kickstarted and published by Aerjen Games. Episode 011 first aired on July 11th 2017.

9 MIN2017 JUL 12
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Episode 011 - Pleasant Dreams

Interview Episode 001 - Zee Garcia

Today, David introduces a new episode style, as he interviews a member of the board gaming community who is an advocate for solitaire gaming in some way. Zee Garcia is a reviewer and film-maker for The Dice Tower, and is the biggest proponent for solitaire gaming at The Dice Tower. Interview Episode 001 first aired on June 27th 2017.

16 MIN2017 JUN 27
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Interview Episode 001 - Zee Garcia

Episode 010 - Xenoshyft Dreadmire

EIn this episode, two section commanders are dropped onto a hostile alien planet in order to defend a new Xenosathem drilling outpost from the attack of the denizens of the Dreadmire. Featuring the voices of Coco Lee and Scott Emerson Moyle. Episode 010 first aired on June 14th 2017.

25 MIN2017 JUN 15
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Episode 010 - Xenoshyft Dreadmire

Episode Charlie - 2016 Retrospective

In this episode of Once Upon A Die, David looks back at some of his stand-out gaming experiences of 2016, and some games that he did not get the chance to try, but is looking forward to! Episode Charlie first aired on January 10th, 2017.

24 MIN2017 JAN 11
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Episode Charlie - 2016 Retrospective

Episode 009 - Ingenious

David looks at solitaire play of the 1- to 4-player, pattern-building game Ingenious, designed by Reiner Knizia and published by KOSMOS. Episode 009 first aired on December 3rd 2016.

8 MIN2016 DEC 4
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Episode 009 - Ingenious

Episode 008 - Thunderbirds

In this episode, the Tracy brothers try to foil the malicious plans of The Hood, while rescuing those in need of their help around the globe. Featuring the voices of Steve Tassie, Amelia Jones, Edward George, Jonathan Moriarty, Trent Bradford, Scott Moyle and Matt Leacock. Episode 008 first aired on November 17th 2016.

22 MIN2016 NOV 18
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Episode 008 - Thunderbirds

Episode Beta - 2016 Introduction

In this interim episode of Once Upon A Die, David takes a moment to introduce himself, talk a little about the podcast, and recommend a few games for those who have not yet tried solitaire play. Episode Beta first aired on October 14th, 2016.

17 MIN2016 OCT 15
Comments
Episode Beta - 2016 Introduction

Episode 007 - Dimension

David looks at solitaire play of the 1- to 4-player, dexterity and logic game Dimension, designed by Lauge Luchau and published by KOSMOS. Episode 007 first aired on September 30th 2016.

8 MIN2016 OCT 1
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Episode 007 - Dimension

Latest Episodes

Episode Echo - Gentle Rain

In a short bonus episode, David looks at the 1+ player game Gentle Rain, released as a free print-and-play by designer Kevin Wilson, to provide zen solitaire (or more) entertainment during the isolation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Episode Echo first aired on March 19th 2020.

6 MINMAR 20
Comments
Episode Echo - Gentle Rain

Episode Delta - Top 10 Solitaire Games (2018 Edition)

In this episode of Once Upon A Die, David ranks his top ten solitaire games of all time (as of December 29th, 2018, when his list was created). Episode Delta first aired on January 7th, 2019.

25 MIN2019 JAN 8
Comments
Episode Delta - Top 10 Solitaire Games (2018 Edition)

Episode 011 - Pleasant Dreams

David looks at solitaire play of the 1- or 2-player, push-your-luck game Pleasant Dreams, designed by Aerjen Tamminga, Kickstarted and published by Aerjen Games. Episode 011 first aired on July 11th 2017.

9 MIN2017 JUL 12
Comments
Episode 011 - Pleasant Dreams

Interview Episode 001 - Zee Garcia

Today, David introduces a new episode style, as he interviews a member of the board gaming community who is an advocate for solitaire gaming in some way. Zee Garcia is a reviewer and film-maker for The Dice Tower, and is the biggest proponent for solitaire gaming at The Dice Tower. Interview Episode 001 first aired on June 27th 2017.

16 MIN2017 JUN 27
Comments
Interview Episode 001 - Zee Garcia

Episode 010 - Xenoshyft Dreadmire

EIn this episode, two section commanders are dropped onto a hostile alien planet in order to defend a new Xenosathem drilling outpost from the attack of the denizens of the Dreadmire. Featuring the voices of Coco Lee and Scott Emerson Moyle. Episode 010 first aired on June 14th 2017.

25 MIN2017 JUN 15
Comments
Episode 010 - Xenoshyft Dreadmire

Episode Charlie - 2016 Retrospective

In this episode of Once Upon A Die, David looks back at some of his stand-out gaming experiences of 2016, and some games that he did not get the chance to try, but is looking forward to! Episode Charlie first aired on January 10th, 2017.

24 MIN2017 JAN 11
Comments
Episode Charlie - 2016 Retrospective

Episode 009 - Ingenious

David looks at solitaire play of the 1- to 4-player, pattern-building game Ingenious, designed by Reiner Knizia and published by KOSMOS. Episode 009 first aired on December 3rd 2016.

8 MIN2016 DEC 4
Comments
Episode 009 - Ingenious

Episode 008 - Thunderbirds

In this episode, the Tracy brothers try to foil the malicious plans of The Hood, while rescuing those in need of their help around the globe. Featuring the voices of Steve Tassie, Amelia Jones, Edward George, Jonathan Moriarty, Trent Bradford, Scott Moyle and Matt Leacock. Episode 008 first aired on November 17th 2016.

22 MIN2016 NOV 18
Comments
Episode 008 - Thunderbirds

Episode Beta - 2016 Introduction

In this interim episode of Once Upon A Die, David takes a moment to introduce himself, talk a little about the podcast, and recommend a few games for those who have not yet tried solitaire play. Episode Beta first aired on October 14th, 2016.

17 MIN2016 OCT 15
Comments
Episode Beta - 2016 Introduction

Episode 007 - Dimension

David looks at solitaire play of the 1- to 4-player, dexterity and logic game Dimension, designed by Lauge Luchau and published by KOSMOS. Episode 007 first aired on September 30th 2016.

8 MIN2016 OCT 1
Comments
Episode 007 - Dimension
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