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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Tom Vasel, Sam Healey, and Zee Garcia take a look at some of their favorite stories and games that they've been part of. Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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The X Files Game Review - with Tom Vasel

Tom Vasel takes a look at the new board game version of the X-Files, designed by Kevin Wilson Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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RoboRama Review - with Tom Vasel

Tom Vasel takes a look at this robot maneuvering board game Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Lift it! Review - with Tom Vasel

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

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League of Hackers Review - with Tom Vasel

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

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Troll Hunt Review - with Tom Vasel

Tom Vasel takes a look at this game about reflecting light off of mirrors Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Spyfall Review - with Tom Vasel

Tom Vasel takes a look at this wonderful deduction party game Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Planes Review - with Tom Vasel

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

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Pinocchio: True or False Review - with Tom Vasel

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

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Rhino Hero Review - with the Vasel Girls

Tom, Amy, and Melody take a look at this dexterity card game Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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December 16, 2014 - Episode 385 is available! 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!

December 09, 2014 - Episode 384 is available! In this show, 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.

December 02, 2014 - Episode 383 is available! 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.

November 25, 2014 - Episode 382 is available! Joined by special co-hosts Rich Sommer and Erik Herman, in this show, we interview a host of guests, including Dan King, Colby Dauch, Todd Rowland, Geoff Englestien, and more! There's also some songs! (Kind of).

November 18, 2014 - Episode 381 is available! 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.

November 11, 2014 - Episode 380 is available! 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!

November 04, 2014 - Episode 379 is available! 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."

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.


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