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Chris Yi and Joey Evans take a look at Blind Business, a game of potential trades and double bluffs.

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Tom, Chris, Wendy and Joey take a look at Shake That City!

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Tom, Zee and Milla take a look at Marvel United: Spider-Geddon!

Dice Tower Network Podcasts

At The Table with The Dice Tower - Go Forth and Retreat

This Time, Tom, Julie, and Eric recount their adventures at the Dice Tower Retreat and the Alliance Trade Show, try to get to the bottom of marketing strategies for Boardgame "families", present a new Tale of Boardgaming Horror, and share some Roses, Thorns, and Hula Hoops.

Dice Tower Now 855: September 19, 2023

This is Dice Tower Now for the week of September 19, 2023. This week, there's no money in yellow boxes, Cowboys gain Perspective, Knizia constructs a coordinated couplet, IV manages more mischief, and Wallace Wallace Wallace.

Ludology 308 We've Got More in Store!

Erica and Sen welcome Travis Severance, owner of Millennium Games - the largest game store in the United States - to the podcast. Travis brings years of retail experience to the table and lends insight into what sells games. From puzzles to pickleball and everything in between, Travis sheds light on how games and hobbies are merchandised to customers and we discuss if there's anything about game or product design that can help retailers do what they do best.

D6G Pip 171: D&D Live Play S9: Manticore Madness

It’s just a quick jaunt to a ruined fortress for a magic item side quest. How hard could it be?   

Board Game News

Iron Forest

Brain Games, the team behind ICECOOL has a new flicking game on Kickstarter: Iron Forest, for two to four players. Each round of ICECOOL was a one versus many exercise of one Hall Monitor trying to catch the other players as they raced around the classrooms and hallways of a school, collecting fish. Each player controlled a monochromatic penguin perched on a half-sphere by flicking it through doorways, around corners, and even over walls.

Libertalia: Winds of Galecrest

Libertalia, the beloved pirate game designed by Paolo Mori, is getting a new edition in 2022. Libertalia: Winds of Galecrest will be published by Stonemaier Games with pre-orders opening on March 2nd and fulfillment starting a few weeks after.

Undaunted: Stalingrad

Osprey Publishing has announced a brand new Undaunted game, Undaunted: Stalingrad.  Designed by the same team behind the original Undaunted: Normandy designers, Trevor Benjamin and David Thompson, the artwork is also provided for the new game by the game’s original artist, Roland MacDonald.  The game is exclusively for 2 players, ages 14 and up, and takes between 45-60 minutes to play.

Gutenberg Cover

Portal Games has announced that it will be co-publishing the hit game Gutenberg, which was originally published by Granna, in North America, Australia and New Zealand.  Gutenberg is a mid-weight Euro game designed by Katarzyna Cioch and Wojciech Wiśniewski.  The artwork for the game is provided by Rafał Szłapa.  Gutenberg plays 1-4 players, ages 10 and up, in about 60-120 minutes.