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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Recent YouTube Videos

Miami Dice, Episode 144 - Dead of Winter

Tom Vasel and Sam Healey take a look at this game from Plaid Hat Games Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Grow: The Organic Building Game Preview - with Dan King

Dan takes a look at this game, currently on Kickstarter! http://www.growboardgame.com/kickstarter/ Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Dice Crawl Review - with Tom Vasel

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

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Smash Up: Monster Smash Review - with Tom Vasel

Tom Vasel takes a look at the latest expansion for Smash Up, now with more classic monsters! Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Roll For it! Review - with the Vasel Girls

Tom, Melody, Amy, and Holly take a look at this dice game from Calliope Games Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Mat Goceng Review - with Tom Vasel

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

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Sam's Top 100 Games of all Time: # 50 - # 41

Part six of Sam Healey's top 100 board games of all time, with Tom and Zee. Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Zee's Top 100 Games of all Time: # 50 - # 41

Part six of Zee Garcia's top 100 board games of all time, with Tom and Sam. Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Arcadia Quest Review - with Tom Vasel

Tom Vasel takes a look at this amazing dungeon game from Cool Mini or Not Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Castles of Mad King Ludwig Review - with Tom Vasel

Tom Vasel takes a look at this game about building crazy castles from Bezier Games Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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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!

August 11, 2014 - Episode 367 is available! This is part two of a two part preview of Gen Con 2014! Jamie, Chris, and Tony join us from the Secret Cabal Podcast, where you can find part 1! http://tinyurl.com/dtscgencon14 In this episode, we answer some questions about the covention, give some tips regarding Gen Con, and then each of us gives our top ten games we are looking forward to seeing at the convention!

August 05, 2014 - Episode 366 is available! In this show, we talk about Pagoda, Justice League Strategy Game, Destination Neptune, Bruges, New Haven, and Dino Dice. A tale of horror is caused by us, and we give our top ten game from Eagle/Gryphon Games.

July 29, 2014 - Episode 365 is available! In this show, we talk about Magnum Opus, Who Stole the Cookie?, Istanbul, Heroes Wanted, and Thunder Alley. We hear about Hoity Toity, 3D printing, bad game design, and more! We answer questions, and end the show talking about whether or not we get to play our favorite games enough.

July 22, 2014 - Episode 364 is available! In this episode, we take a look at Heartland, Imperial Settlers, Destination Neptune, and Firefly: Pirates. We hear about a dangerous woman, discuss whether or not boardgaming has become less fun for us, and answer a pile of other questions. We end the show with our top ten games that teach or feature logic!

July 15, 2014 - Episode 363 is available! In this episode, we take a look at Shadowrun Crossfire, Russian Railroads, Roads and Boats, Battle Sheep and more! We discuss the Dice Tower Convention 3, point out Tom's glaring error, and talk about the future of the show. Finally, we talk about what games to take with you to the South Pole!

July 8, 2014 - Well, Rob got caught napping. Eric had posted an episode back on July 1 in which he talks more about his Origins experiences. Titled as Episode 361a, you can listen to it here. You can listen to this week's episode, 362, here. In episode 362, recorded live at Dice Tower Conventioni 2014, Tom and Eric are joined by a host of contributors to announce and present the best games of 2013 - the Dice Tower Award winners. We also talk a bit about the convention, and are joined by Sam and Zee to answer questions from the audience.

July 7, 2014 - The 2013 Dice Tower Award winners have been announced! Click here to find out the winners! A huge congratulations to ALL!!


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