In this episode, Joined by a host of contributors, we hand out the Dice Tower Awards for the best games of 2016. From best small publisher game to most innovative to game of the year, join us and out network as we choose the winners! Afterwards, Sam, Tom, Zee, and Eric answer questions from the audience at Dice Tower Con 2017.
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The 2016 Dice Tower awards winners were announced this past week at the Dice Tower Convention in Orlando. The Dice Tower would like to congratulate all of those nominated and, especially, the winners. To view the nominees and winners you can click here.
In this show, we talk about Unearth, STROOP, They Who Were, Godfather: Corleone, Arena: of the Gods, and Paradox. We then discuss the Spiel des Jahres nominees for 2017, and talk about which we think will win and should win.
In this episode, we talk about Viral, Stop Thief, Immortals, Completto, the Play Dirty Expansion for Steam Park, and Startups. Geoff talks about crystals, we hear a tale of horror, and answer questions about talking about jobs and an anti-Dice Tower faction. Finally, we end the show discussing our favorite puzzle games.
In this episode, we talk about Mechs vs. Minions, Balloon Pop, Quartz, Arena For the Gods!, Champions of Midgard Expansions, and LYNGK. Then, Eric and Tom talk about how to teach board games to others, mistakes to avoid, and more!
In this show, we talk about Near and Far, This War of Mine, Flatline, Mole Rats in Space, Don't Mess With Cthulhu, and Ethnos. We also answer a pile of questions, talk about drinking games, and end the show with our top ten games that are best with three players. Rich Sommer is the guest third host.
In this episode, Tom and Eric are joined by Mandi Hutchinson to discuss Word Slam, Honshu, Wizards of the Wild, City of Zombies, The Lost Expedition, and Yokohama, and Geoff talks about the pros and cons of tiebreakers. We also present a karmic Tale of Gaming, answer some questions from the mailbag, and complete the set by presenting our Top Ten Set Collection Games.
In this episode, we talk about the Hexbug games (Bugs in the Kitchen, BuggaLoop), Cat Box, Amun Re, and then all the different Escape Room games: Escape the Room, Exit: the Game, Deckscape, Unlock! We discuss the pros and cons of escape room games. Enjoy!
In this episode, Sara from Renegade Games joins us as co-host when we discuss Problem Picnic Attack of the Ants, Flip City: Wilderness, Great Western Trail, and prototypes! We also hear from Geoff, a tale of gaming, and answer questions about demoing games at conventions and musical gamers. Finally, we end the show talking about our top ten trick-taking games!
The Dice Tower Network has released the 2016 board game award nominees. You can click here to visit the entire list. There are 14 awards this year ranging from best artwork, best cooperative game, best small publisher, best designer....all the way to the Game of the Year.
In this show, Richard Ham takes Tom's place, and he and Eric talk about different games. Including - Lemonade Stand, Pack of Heroes, Broken Token's Firefly Crate, Um Reifenbrite, Jamsumo, Oh My Goods: Revolt in Longsdale, Magic Maze, and Unlock!
In this show, Tom is missing, but Richard Ham (Rahdo) steps in, and he and Eric talk about Math Fluxx, Disney World gaming (Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom, Agent P's Secret Mission, A Pirate's Adventure), The Goonies Adventure Card Game, and Rhodes. They also answer questions, hear another Tale of gaming, and end with their top ten conflict resolutions in games.
In this episode, Suzanne joins us for a quick episode, in which we talk about Avenue, Maze Racers, Escape Room The Game: Welcome to Funland, Rocky Road a la Mode, Braintopia, Hounded, Fugitive, Moons, and Nautilion.