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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Pandemic the Cure Review - with Tom Vasel

Tom Vasel takes a look at the dice version of Pandemic Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Colt Express Review - with the Game Boy Geek

Dan King takes a look at this train robbing game from Asmodee Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Aztack Review - with Tom Vasel

Tom Vasel takes a look at this tile stacking game from Blue Orange Games Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Invaders Review - with Tom Vasel

Tom Vasel takes a look at this two player alien invasion card game Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Yardmaster Express Review - with Tom Vasel

Tom Vasel takes a look at this small card game from Crash Games Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Yardmaster Review - with Tom Vasel

Tom Vasel takes a look at this card game from Crash Games Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Longhorn Review - with Tom Vasel

Tom Vasel takes a look at Longhorn, by Bruno Cathala Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Top Ten Horror Games

Tom Vasel, Sam Healey, and Zee Garcia give their top ten horror-themed board games Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Potato Man Review - with the Game Boy Geek

Dan King examines this Zoch card game Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Coin Age Review - with the Metal Meeple

Tim Jennette takes a look at this very small game Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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October 28, 2014 - Episode 378 is available! 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.

October 21, 2014 - Episode 377 is available! In this show, we take a look at Uncanny X-men: Dicemasters!, Rococo, Medina, Subdivision, and Snapgammon. Geoff and Brian take a look at older games, we get some more legal advice, and answer a few questions. We finish up the show with a list of things we are looking for in a Kickstarter campaign/game.

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.


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