Top Ten Games - 2011, Part 3

Featured in episode 240 released on 17 Jan 2012.

Dice Tower Staff

Most Innovative Games

Tom Grant


A Few Acres of Snow

A Few Acres of Snow

Designer(s): Martin Wallace
Publisher: Asmodee, Treefrog Games

Geoff Engelstein


Risk Legacy

Risk Legacy

Designer(s): Rob Daviau, Chris Dupuis
Publisher: Hasbro

Ryan Sturm


The Ares Project

The Ares Project

Designer(s): Brian Engelstein, Geoff Engelstein
Publisher: Z-Man Games

Moritz Eggert


Olympus

Olympus

Designer(s): Andrea Chiarvesio, Luca Iennaco
Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games

Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast


Quarriors!

Quarriors!

Designer(s): Mike Elliott, Eric M. Lang
Publisher: WizKids Games

Ryan Metzler


Paperclip Railways

Paperclip Railways

Designer(s): Tony Boydell
Publisher: Surprised Stare Games Ltd

Mary Prasad


Poseidon's Kingdom

Poseidon's Kingdom

Designer(s): Gordon Lamont, Fraser Lamont
Publisher: Fragor Games

Michael Fox


Dungeon Fighter

Dungeon Fighter

Designer(s): Aureliano Buonfino, Lorenzo Silva, Lorenzo Tucci Sorrentino
Publisher: Heidelberger Spieleverlag

Father Geek - Meng


Yomi

Yomi

Designer(s): David Sirlin
Publisher: Sirlin Games

Erik Dewey


Risk Legacy

Risk Legacy

Designer(s): Rob Daviau, Chris Dupuis
Publisher: Hasbro

Tom Vasel


Risk Legacy

Risk Legacy

Designer(s): Rob Daviau, Chris Dupuis
Publisher: Hasbro

Eric Summerer


Paperclip Railways

Paperclip Railways

Designer(s): Tony Boydell
Publisher: Surprised Stare Games Ltd

Strangest Games

Tom Grant


Elder Sign

Elder Sign

Designer(s): Richard Launius, Kevin Wilson
Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games

Geoff Engelstein


Ticket to Ride: Alvin & Dexter

Ticket to Ride: Alvin & Dexter

Designer(s): Alan R. Moon
Publisher: Days of Wonder

DiceHateMe


Igloo Pop

Igloo Pop

Designer(s): Heinz Meister, Klaus Zoch
Publisher: Zoch Verlag

Mary Prasad


Ticket to Ride: Alvin & Dexter

Ticket to Ride: Alvin & Dexter

Designer(s): Alan R. Moon
Publisher: Days of Wonder

Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast


Super Dungeon Explore

Super Dungeon Explore

Designer(s): Chris Birkenhagen, John Cadice, Deke Stella
Publisher: Cool Mini Or Not, Soda Pop Miniatures

Michael Fox


Tanto Cuore: Expanding the House

Tanto Cuore: Expanding the House

Designer(s): Masayuki Kudou
Publisher: Japanime Games

Father Geek


Risk Legacy

Risk Legacy

Designer(s): Rob Daviau, Chris Dupuis
Publisher: Hasbro

Erik Dewey


Dr. Shark

Dr. Shark

Designer(s): Antoine Bauza, Bruno Cathala
Publisher: Hurrican

Tom Vasel


dabong!

dabong!

Designer(s): John R. Cooper
Publisher: Astute Games

Eric Summerer


Booya

Booya

Designer(s): Kevin Cook
Publisher: Scheuermann Inc.

Best Expansions

Geoff Engelstein


Catacombs: Cavern of Soloth

Catacombs: Cavern of Soloth

Designer(s): Ryan Amos, Marc Kelsey, Aron West
Publisher: Sands of Time Games

Ryan Sturm


Age of Steam Expansion: Mexico & China

Age of Steam Expansion: Mexico & China

Designer(s): Pierre Paquet, Martin Sasseville
Publisher: Eagle Games

Moritz Eggert


Ascension: Return of the Fallen

Ascension: Return of the Fallen

Designer(s): Robert Dougherty, John Fiorillo, Justin Gary, Brian M. Kibler
Publisher: Stone Blade Entertainment

Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast


Mansions of Madness: Forbidden Alchemy

Mansions of Madness: Forbidden Alchemy

Designer(s): Corey Konieczka
Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games

Michael Fox


Power Grid: The Robots

Power Grid: The Robots

Designer(s): Friedemann Friese
Publisher: Rio Grande Games

Father Geek - Meng


7 Wonders: Leaders

7 Wonders: Leaders

Designer(s): Antoine Bauza
Publisher: Repos Production

Jim Reed


Dice Town Extension

Dice Town Extension

Designer(s): Bruno Cathala, Ludovic Maublanc
Publisher: Matagot

Erik Dewey


7 Wonders: Leaders

7 Wonders: Leaders

Designer(s): Antoine Bauza
Publisher: Repos Production

Tom Vasel


Innovation: Echoes of the Past

Innovation: Echoes of the Past

Designer(s): Carl Chudyk, Chris Cieslik
Publisher: IELLO

Eric Summerer


Ticket to Ride: Alvin & Dexter

Ticket to Ride: Alvin & Dexter

Designer(s): Alan R. Moon
Publisher: Days of Wonder

Games We Wish We Would Have Played

Geoff Engelstein


Eclipse

Eclipse

Designer(s): Touko Tahkokallio
Publisher: Lautapelit.fi

Ryan Sturm


Trajan

Trajan

Designer(s): Stefan Feld
Publisher: Quined Games

Moritz Eggert


Warriors & Traders

Warriors & Traders

Designer(s): Andrei Novac
Publisher: NSKN Legendary Games

Mary Prasad


Ora et Labora

Ora et Labora

Designer(s): Uwe Rosenberg
Publisher: Z-Man Games

Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast


Thunderstone: Epic Variant

Ryan Metzler


Ticket to Ride Map Collection: Volume 1 - Team Asia & Legendary Asia

Ticket to Ride Map Collection: Volume 1 - Team Asia & Legendary Asia

Designer(s): Alan R. Moon, François Valentyne
Publisher: Days of Wonder

Michael Fox


Star Trek: Fleet Captains

Star Trek: Fleet Captains

Designer(s): Mike Elliott, Bryan Kinsella, Ethan Pasternack
Publisher: WizKids Games

Father Geek - Meng


Fighting Formations: Grossdeutschland Motorized Infantry Division

Fighting Formations: Grossdeutschland Motorized Infantry Division

Designer(s): Chad Jensen
Publisher: GMT Games

Erik Dewey


Sentinels of the Multiverse

Sentinels of the Multiverse

Designer(s): Christopher Badell, Paul Bender, Adam Rebottaro
Publisher: Greater Than Games, LLC

Tom Vasel


Ora et Labora

Ora et Labora

Designer(s): Uwe Rosenberg
Publisher: Z-Man Games

Eric Summerer


The Ares Project

The Ares Project

Designer(s): Brian Engelstein, Geoff Engelstein
Publisher: Z-Man Games

Best Reprints

Geoff Engelstein


A Game of Thrones: The Board Game (Second Edition)

A Game of Thrones: The Board Game (Second Edition)

Designer(s): Christian T. Petersen
Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games

Ryan Sturm


A Game of Thrones: The Board Game (Second Edition)

A Game of Thrones: The Board Game (Second Edition)

Designer(s): Christian T. Petersen
Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games

DiceHateMe


Confusion: Espionage and Deception in the Cold War

Confusion:  Espionage and Deception in the Cold War

Designer(s): Robert Abbott
Publisher: Stronghold Games

Moritz Eggert


A Game of Thrones: The Board Game (Second Edition)

A Game of Thrones: The Board Game (Second Edition)

Designer(s): Christian T. Petersen
Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games

Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast


Survive: Escape from Atlantis!

Survive: Escape from Atlantis!

Designer(s): Julian Courtland-Smith
Publisher: Stronghold Games

Mary Prasad


Can't Stop

Can't Stop

Designer(s): Sid Sackson
Publisher: Gryphon Games

Michael Fox


A Game of Thrones: The Board Game (Second Edition)

A Game of Thrones: The Board Game (Second Edition)

Designer(s): Christian T. Petersen
Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games

Father Geek - Meng


1830: Railways & Robber Barons

1830: Railways & Robber Barons

Designer(s): Francis Tresham
Publisher: Mayfair Games

Trent Howell


Confusion: Espionage and Deception in the Cold War

Confusion:  Espionage and Deception in the Cold War

Designer(s): Robert Abbott
Publisher: Stronghold Games

Erik Dewey


Nippon Rails

Nippon Rails

Designer(s): Joe Roznai, Larry Roznai
Publisher: Mayfair Games

Tom Vasel


Ikusa

Ikusa

Designer(s): Michael Gray
Publisher: Avalon Hill (Hasbro), Wizards of the Coast

Eric Summerer


Nile DeLuxor

Nile DeLuxor

Designer(s): Daniel Callister, James Mathe
Publisher: Minion Games

Biggest Brainburners

Geoff Engelstein


Mage Knight Board Game

Mage Knight Board Game

Designer(s): Vlaada Chvátil
Publisher: WizKids Games

Moritz Eggert


Online Carcassonne

Ryan Metzler


Vanuatu

Vanuatu

Designer(s): Alain Epron
Publisher: Coffee Haus Games

Michael Fox


Bios: Megafauna

Bios: Megafauna

Designer(s): Phil Eklund
Publisher: Sierra Madre Games

Erik Dewey


Yggdrasil

Yggdrasil

Designer(s): Cédric Lefebvre, Fabrice Rabellino
Publisher: Ludonaute

Tom Vasel


Rails of New England

Rails of New England

Designer(s): Walter H. Hunt, Gregory M. Pozerski
Publisher: Rio Grande Games

Favorite 2011 Gaming Events

Geoff Engelstein


Origins/GenCon

DiceHateMe


WBC, Origins

Moritz Eggert


Alea Gaming Apartments

Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast


Origins

Michael Fox


Essen

Jim Reed


WBC, TotalCon

Eric Dewey


BGG Con

Tom Vasal


TotalCon, Origins, GenCon

Eric Summerer


TotalCon