Welcome to the Dice Tower, a podcast about board and card games!

The Dice Tower is dedicated to getting folks to learn about the wide world of exciting new board games.  We do video reviews, and an audio show, and more.  Check out the links above!

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Best Games of all Time! - People's Choice 2014: # 20 - # 1

Tom Vasel, Sam Healey, and Zee Garcia take a look at what over 2000 people voted on as their favorite board games of all time Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Villainy Review - with Gamers Remorse

The guys from Gamer's Remorse look at the Mayfair game Villainy Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Best Games of all Time! - People's Choice 2014: # 40 - # 21

Tom Vasel, Sam Healey, and Zee Garcia take a look at what over 2000 people voted on as their favorite board games of all time Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Tom's Top 100 Games of all Time: # 30 - # 21

Part eight of Tom Vasel's Top 100 Games of all Time! Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Dan's Top 100 Games of all Time: # 30 - # 21

Part eight of Dan King's Top 100 Games of all Time! Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Angry Sheep Review - with Tim Jennette

Tim takes a look at the board game Angry Sheep Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Best Games of all Time! - People's Choice 2014: # 60 - # 41

Tom Vasel, Sam Healey, and Zee Garcia take a look at what over 2000 people voted on as their favorite board games of all time Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Best Games of all Time! - People's Choice 2014: # 80 - # 61

Tom Vasel, Sam Healey, and Zee Garcia take a look at what over 2000 people voted on as their favorite board games of all time Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Tom's Top 100 Games of all Time: # 40 - # 31

Part seven of Tom Vasel's Top 100 Games of all Time! Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Dan's Top 100 Games of all Time: # 40 - # 31

Part seven of Dan King's Top 100 Games of all Time! Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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October 14, 2014 - Episode 376 is available! In this episode, Eric is on vacation, so Tom is joined by Zee Garcia. We spend the show joined by contributors, talking about some of the games coming out at Essen Spiel, and the different games and expansions that we are most interested in.

October 07, 2014 - Episode 375 is available! In this show, we talk about King’s Forge, Villainy, Johari, Cartoon Network Fluxx, and Dungeon Roll. Someone compares Munchkin to Cosmic Encounter, we discuss how to deal with controversial themes, and table etiquette. Finally, we almost fall asleep at the end talking about our top ten most boring games!

Septemeber 30, 2014 - Episode 374 is available! In this episode, we take a look at the new Wok Star, Vivajava the Dice Game, Impulse, Bucket King 3D, Star Realms, Warhammer 40K Conquest, and Good Cop Bad Cop. Eric tells an extremely sad hotel story, we hear another tale of horror, and Tom talks about both CosmicCon and the Fantasy Flight Event Center. Finally, we end with Eric interviewing Stu Paul, director of the short film The Lord of Catan.

Septemeber 23, 2014 - Episode 373 is available! In this episode we look at Greed, Madame Ching, Rise of Empires, Ninja Dice, Athlas, and Games that Tell Stories. We talk about preparing for Essen, using cell phones during games, and what to do when elminated from a game. Finally, we talk about our top ten favorite ways to resolve conflict in games. (In the game, not between players!)

Septemeber 16, 2014 - Episode 372 is available! In this show, we look at the games Legendary Encounters, Level 7 Invasion, Diamonds, The Battle of Five Armies, Tragedy Looper, Battle Merchants, Star Realms IOS and Magnum Opus. Geoff talks about game flow, Bill talks about running a convention for profit, and Brian takes a look back at Frank's Zoo. We also talk about our favorie companion apps for board games. Finally, we end the episode with a spoiler-heavy look at Risk: Legacy. The first 51 minutes of the show are spoiler free.

Septemeber 09, 2014 - Episode 371 is available! In this show, we talk about Abyss, the Battle at Kemble's Cascade, Jerk, Bang: the Duce Game, Arcadia Quest, and Ten: The Game! We cringe at another tale of horror, and talk about our Essen plans, math trades, how to get a game published, and using timers during games. We end the show with our top ten Milton Bradley games!

Septemeber 02, 2014 - Episode 370 is available! In this episode, we return to our normal schedule. We look at several games, including City Hall, Dead of Winter, Pandemic: Contageon, Cosmic Dominion, Villainous Vikings, Worker Placement, Plucky Pilots, and Golem Arcana. Brian discusses Medici, Greg visits another store, Geoff talks about those who hate to think, we get more legal advice, hear another tale of horror, and discuss some hot news. Finally, we end the show asking what game released at GenCon are we most interested in, and why.

August 26, 2014 - Episode 369 is available! In this show, Eric and Tom take a look back at the GenCon 2014 fair held in Indianapolis. But we also spend a lot of time talking about games - including Black Fleet, Camel Up, Diamonds, Quilt Show, Castls of the Mad King Ludwig, King of New York, Kingsport: Festival, and Tragedy Looper. We end the show taking a pile of listener questions and giving hopefully decent answers to them!

August 19, 2014 - Episode 368 is available! In this show, we are joined by guest host Zee Garcia in our live show at GenCon! An array of Dice Tower contributors join us, as well as folks from the Dice Tower network. We talk about great games we saw at GenCon, our thoughts on the fair itself, and even a song or two!


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