Dice Tower Network Podcast: Our Turn!

Our Turn Podcast is made up of a group of women who are pulling out the chairs around the table and inviting everyone to sit down and join the game and the conversation. Gaming is a fun social hobby that invites conversation, interaction, and connection between people of diverse backgrounds and points of view. Sitting across the game table and engaging in an entertaining pastime can break down barriers and open up lines of communication. We plan to use this podcast to be a positive, inclusive, and active voice in the gaming industry and the gaming community-at-large.

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Our Turn! Episodes

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In this episode Cathy and Sarah discuss the PacifiCon Game Expo 2016; Mark tells us about the new World of Warcraft Expansion; Nicole tells us about “Life is Strange”, and Xanthe talks about getting through rulebooks.

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In this episode Cathy and Sarah talk about how women are portrayed in board games, role-playing games, and video games.

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In this episode Cathy reports on all the games that won awards so far this summer; and discusses her favorite board game app.

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The games that keep on giving! We’re talking about expansions, collectibles, toys-to-life, and other game add-ons. What we played this week: Anomia (Speaking of expansions, we played with multiple decks) Codenames (this is an AWESOME game) Bring Your Own Book Windup War, coming soon to Kickstarter. Review coming soon to The Family Gamers! Mall Madness Castellan Checkers Best Treehouse Ever

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In this episode Cathy and Sarah talk about gaming etiquette and we all welcome a new member to the OTP team.

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Playing board games solo is a great way to improve your skills, using strategy and critical thinking. There are unofficial solo variations available for nearly every game, mostly on BoardGameGeek.com, and there are even groups (ironically) dedicated to solo play, such as the 1-player guild. What we’ve been playing recently: Ticket to Ride World’s Fair 1893 – the retail copy!

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In this episode Cathy, Sarah, and Nicole talk about game accessories; Nicole tells us about Pokemon Go; and we express some gratitude.

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In this episode Cathy talks with Sarah and Will Reed about the process they went through to design their published game, Project Dreamscape. We feature questions from our listeners during the conversation. Was your name or handle mentioned? Find Out! And Nicole tells us about a new video game.

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In this episode Cathy, Melissa, and Sarah share what they have been playing and talk about some of the most common styles of board games; Nicole tells us about Girls Make Games; and we share some podcast news.

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John Shulters and Sarah Graybill of Black Straw Games talk to Cathy about HaitiCon 2016 in San Francisco, CA. 

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