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In the second half of our mega end-of-the-year 2014 show, we are joined by a host of contributors to talk about the best expansion, strangest game, biggest brainburner, best cooperative game and more!  Finally, we end the show with our top ten board games of 2014, and what we're looking forward to in 2015.  Happy New Year, everyone!

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In this show, we take a look back at the year 2014 in regards to boardgames.  We are joined by the entire Dice Tower Network to talk about the year as a whole, the biggest news stories of the years, our biggest surprises, biggest dissapointments, best components, best artwork, worst game, best card game, best party game, best kids game, best family game, and more! Join us for this super-sized spectacular as we celebrate the great gaming year of 2014.

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In this episode, we are joined by Bill Carrigan to once again talk about board games.  We look at X-Files the game, Happy Pigs, the Castles of Mad King Ludwig,  Istanbul, Hanabi Deluxe, and more!  We also answer a bunch of questions, then end the episode with our top ten party games!

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We start this show with a Tale of Amazement, although there is Horror to be found also! We also talk about Mysterium, Dead Man’s Draw, Evolution, Planes, Sentinels board game, St. Petersberg, Super Rhino, and Nexus Ops.  Finally, we end the show talking about whether modern games have completely replaced "classic" games for us.

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In this show, we take a look at Cherry Picker, Alchemists, The Game of 49, Roll Through the Galaxy, and Red7.  We then jump back into part 2 of our live show from BGG.con, including special guests such as Scott Alden, Eric Lang, and Mike Elliott.

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Joined by special co-hosts Rich Sommer and Erik Herman, we interview a host of guests, including Dan King, Colby Dauch, Todd Rowland, Geoff Englestien, and more!  There's also some songs!  (Kind of).

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In this show, we review Colt Express, Kings of Israel, The Golden Ages, Nations the Dice Game, Yunnan, and Geister Ei. We also answer another pile of questions, and then talk about our favorite "engine building" games.

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In this episode, we take a look at Dreaming Spires, Robin, The Endless River, Xia, Alchemists, and Argent.  We are joined by Brian on No Thanks, The Angry Gamer on non-responsiveness, Geoff, and Bill, and answer a pile of questions.  Finally, we talk about games that we can't get anyone to play with us!

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In this show, we review Progress, Medieval Academy, Deus, Omega Centauri, Planes,  and Livestock Uprising.   We also answer a pile of questions, and end the show with our top ten "one hit wonders."

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In this show, Tom and Eric take a look at Star Wars: Imperial Assault, Doodle City, Kanban, Essen, Pandemic the Cure, and the upcomin Magic: the Gathering Board Game.   We also discuss the Essen Spiel 2014 in depth, and then end the show with our favorite traits in a gaming opponent.

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