Contributor: Eric Summerer

Co-host of the Dice Tower
Eric Summerer

Eric Michael Summerer is a voice actor and producer whose voice has been heard in countless commercials and instructional recordings.  A graduate of Syracuse University, studying both TV/Radio/Film and Theater, Eric has served as narrator for over one hundred audiobooks, including Arthur C. Clarke’s Childhood’s End (2009 Audie Nominee), Kurt Vonnegut’s God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, and novels set in the Forgotten Realms (Elaine Clark's Songs and Swords series) and Pathfinder Tales (Liane Merciel's Nightglass and Nightblade) universes.  Interactive media credits include Mytran WarsKing of Fighters 2006, and Metal Slug 3D. Eric is also the voice of the companion apps for One Night Ultimate Werewolf (Bezier Games) and Dead of Winter: A Crossroads Game (Plaid Hat Games).

Eric’s favorite games include Pandemic, Alien Frontiers, and Merchant of Venus, but he’s willing to try just about anything, from abstract strategy games to (horrors!) the latest version of Monopoly.  Eric is active on BoardGameGeek with the username amazingintern, and can be followed on Twitter at @ericsummerer. He also enjoys watching lots of television, listening to novelty music, and fondly remembering his short-lived curling career.

All Content With Eric Summerer

October 30, 2010
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Eric Summerer reviews Arimaa, with a special look at the Z-man version.

To buy the game, go to http://tinyurl.com/arimaagame

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September 15, 2010
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Eric Summerer reviews Triplica

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August 14, 2010
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In this episode we spend a bit of time talking about Gen Con 2010, and some of the strengths and weaknesses of the convention. Geoff talks about one of the most famous math problems and how it relates to games, and Dexxter and the Chief recount a recently played game. Finally, Tom talks about his top "hot" games from GenCon 2010.

July 29, 2010
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In this show, we talk about several games - Campaign Manager 2008, Mad Zeppelin, Triplica, and Telestrations. We also talk about our top ten game experiences from our lifetimes.

June 14, 2010
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Dexter and the Chief explore Ubongo, Moritz talks about the history of SPI, and Geoff interviews the artist for his upcoming game. We finish off our recent contests, and compare Castle Panic to Forbidden Island. Our feature of this show is our top ten pick-up and delivery games.

May 28, 2010
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In this show, we give a couple of character stereotypes, talk about the future of game publishing, and the horror of moving games. The Dice Tower gang give info and tips for Origins 2010, and Geoff eulogizes Marvin Gardner. Erik talks about D6 shooters, Giles about Traders of Carthage, and we finish up the show with our top ten games that give 'bang for the buck'.

May 4, 2010
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In this episode, Tom and Eric talk about Vasco da Gama and the "Cult of the New". Tom reveals where he is relocating, we start a new contest for an interesting new game, and we talk about some of the latest gaming news. Brad talks about Winsome reprints, Mortiz talks about 3M, and Mark talks about gaming magazines.

April 22, 2010
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In this show, we take some time talking about the top ten games that have replaced other games in our collections. Dexter and the Chief talk about Take it Easy, Brad goes over Age of Steam, Tom reviews 10 games in 9 minutes (or something like that), and Moritz talks about the evolution of Lord of the Rings.

April 7, 2010
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In this episode, Eric reviews a pile of games, Moritz discusses Mozart and games, and Geoff defends High Society. Dexter and the Chief go over Long Shot, Tom rants against publishers' lack of respect for dads, and Adam gives us some Dominion variants. Ryan gives more instructions on how to properly teach a game, and Eric talks about Ra: the Dice Game.

March 22, 2010
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In this episode, Geoff talks about the worries of publishing a new game, we have several reviews from contributors, and we continue our Summoner Wars contest. Dexter and the Chief make an appearance, and Tom talks about 17 games in 17 minutes (or less). Finally, we end the show with a look back fifteen years ago - what are the best games from 1995?

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