The Dice Tower

In this show, joined by Jamie from the Secret Cabal, we talk about Too Many Bones, Star Traders, and Spirit Island.  We also hear a wonderful tale of Amazement, and then it's headfirst into GenCon!  We answer questions about GenCon from those who haven't gone before, and talk about the ten games we are most looking forward to from the convention itself!

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In this show, we are joined by Sam Healey and Zee Garcia and a host of other Dice Tower contributors to talk about board games, play in a live game show with folks from the audience, and then answer questions from the same audience.  All done live at Origins Game Fair 2017!

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In this show, co-hosted by Tony McRee from Rolling Dice and Taking Names, we talk about Thunderstone Quest, Monopoly Gamer, Indulgence, Deckscape: Test Time, Downforce, and Lignum.  Geoff talkes about the Yips, we hear a tale of Horror, and answer a pile of questions from one listener!  Finally, we end the show talking about our top ten games that work well with five players.

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Joined by a host of contributors, we hand out the Dice Tower Awards for the best games of 2016.  From best small publisher game to most innovative to game of the year, join us and out network as we choose the winners!  Afterwards, Sam, Tom, Zee, and Eric answer questions from the audience at Dice Tower Con 2017.

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In this show, we talk about Unearth, STROOP, They Who Were, Godfather: Corleone, Arena: of the Gods, and Paradox.  We then discuss the Spiel des Jahres nominees for 2017, and talk about which we think will win and should win.

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In this episode, we talk about Viral, Stop Thief, Immortals, Completto, the Play Dirty Expansion for Steam Park, and Startups.  Geoff talks about crystals, we hear a tale of horror, and answer questions about talking about jobs and an anti-Dice Tower faction.  Finally, we end the show discussing our favorite puzzle games.

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In this episode, we talk about Mechs vs. Minions, Balloon Pop, Quartz, Arena For the Gods!, Champions of Midgard Expansions, and LYNGK.  Then, Eric and Tom talk about how to teach board games to others, mistakes to avoid, and more!

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In this show, we talk about Near and Far, This War of Mine, Flatline, Mole Rats in Space, Don’t Mess With Cthulhu, and Ethnos.  We also answer a pile of questions, talk about drinking games, and end the show with our top ten games that are best with three players.  Rich Sommer is the guest third host.

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In this show, we talk about Kerala, Alien Frontiers App, RISK: Star Wars Edition, Excape, Booo!, Ghostel, Ghostbusters 2, and Toilet Trouble.  Finally, we discuss playing horror games with children.

 

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In this episode, Tom and Eric are joined by Mandi Hutchinson to discuss Word Slam, Honshu, Wizards of the Wild, City of Zombies, The Lost Expedition, and Yokohama, and Geoff talks about the pros and cons of tiebreakers. We also present a karmic Tale of Gaming, answer some questions from the mailbag, and complete the set by presenting our Top Ten Set Collection Games.

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