Contributor: Crystal Dax

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Crystal co-hosts Dice Tower Tonight with Eric Summerer and the Board Game Blitz podcast with Ambie Valdes. She also livestreams on the Board Game Blitz twitch channel. You can occasionally find Crystal in live game playthroughs, top 10 lists, and game shows on The Dice Tower.

Even though she has been playing board games her entire life, she got into the hobby side of gaming in 2007 with titles like Race for the Galaxy, Runebound 2e, and Betrayal at House on the Hill. She loves thematic and story-driven games and some of her current favorites include Battlestar Galactica, Castell, and Forgotten Waters.

Crystal lives in Las Vegas and works in marketing for a credit card company doing content strategy, content creation, and social media.

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September 10, 2020
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Egyptia and GRBLD. We then talk about some tips for how to teach board games well.

Announcements: 0:40
Recent Games: 1:41
Teaching Games: 8:41
Outro: 27:04
Bloopers: 28:08

September 1, 2020
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Crystal and Eric discuss "cavern" games. No, not games about caves. Games with easy entry, but surprising depth. Plus, games, silliness and frivolity.

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August 27, 2020
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Carte Rouge and Choose Your Own Adventure: House of Danger. We then talk about board games that attempt to simulate real-world jobs.

Announcements: 0:43
Recent Games: 1:51
Real-World Jobs: 9:52
Outro: 25:26
Bloopers: 26:30

August 23, 2020
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Roy, Crystal, Ambie & Catch Play Trough the fast paced 4X game Last Light!

Into 0:00
Last Light Overview 0:23
Game Play 9:00
Round Two 21:33
Round Three 39:31
Round Four 1:00:35
Round Five 1:13:44
Ending 1:17:00
Tabe Flip 1:19:33
Out 1:20:00

August 18, 2020
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Crystal and Eric discuss their favorite word games. Plus, games, silliness and frivolity.

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August 13, 2020
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Ambie and Crystal talk about their ten one in a hundred games - their top game from each set of 100 in the top 1000 as ranked on BoardGameGeek!

Announcements: 0:42
One in a Hundred Games: 2:07
Outro: 28:12

August 5, 2020
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Crystal and Eric discuss what makes a successful IP-based board game. Plus, games, silliness and frivolity.

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Dice Tower Cruise - http://www.dicetowercruise.com (February 13-18, 2021)

July 30, 2020
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Break In Alcatraz. We then have a Q&A episode where we answer a bunch of listener questions!

Announcements: 0:37
Recent Games: 2:27
Listener Q&A: 9:21
Outro: 38:05
Bloopers: 39:01

July 22, 2020
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In this latest edition of Dice Tower Tonight, Crystal and Eric think inside the box! We discuss what makes a good boardgame box, and how we like to arrange what's inside. Plus, live chat, silly games, and the usual goofiness.

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July 16, 2020
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Ambie and Crystal discuss LEGACY: Quest for a Family Treasure and Bites. We then talk about party games with special guest and patron of the show Pam.

Announcements: 0:47
Recent Games: 1:57
Party Games: 11:55
Outro: 27:28
Bloopers: 28:41

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