Dice Tower Network Podcast: Board Game Blitz

Board Game Blitz is a 30-minute-or-less podcast by three ladies with varied and diverse taste in board games, Ambie, Cassadi, and Crystal. In each episode, we talk about games we've been playing, games that relate to that week's chosen theme, and explore the etymology of a word related to board games.

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Board Game Blitz Episodes

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Adventure Games: The Dungeon, Adventure Games: Monochrome Inc., and Unmatched: Battle of Legends. We then talk about some underrated and overlooked games, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word 'rate.' Announcements: 0:54 Recent Games: 1:23 Underrated & Overlooked Games: 15:29 Board Game Etymology - 'Rate': 29:06 Outro: 30:00 Bloopers: 30:55 Adventure Games: The Dungeon: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/267813/adventure-games-dungeon
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Ambie and Crystal are joined by Nick, Mike, Matthew, and Dave from the This Game is Broken podcast to celebrate the 100th episode of Board Game Blitz with a game show! Intro part 2: 3:17 Round 1 - Ready, Set Up, Go!: 5:49 Round 2 - 18xx: 17:56 Round 3 - Vanessa Parody: 27:30 Round 4 - Higher or Lower: 36:16 Outro: 45:30 Bloopers: 46:42 Enter the contest here: https://gleam.io/competitions/eD0vg-board-game-blitz-100th-episode-game-... This Game is Broken:
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Detective Stories: Case 1 - The Fire in Adlerstein and Betrayal Legacy. We then talk about the role of Kickstarter in board games and share our top 5 Kickstarter games. Announcements: 0:47 Recent Games: 3:07 Kickstarter: 11:16 Top 5 Kickstarter Games: 19:02 Outro: 32:04 Bloopers: 33:00 Enter the contest here: https://gleam.io/competitions/eD0vg-board-game-blitz-100th-episode-game-...
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Ambie and Crystal host the annual Blitzies for 2019 games! Announcements: 0:49 2019 Blitzies: 2:49 --Best New to Us: 5:01 --Best Roll & Write: 6:55 --Best Escape Room Game: 7:45 --Most Unique: 8:40 --Most Underrated: 10:00 --Best Solo Game: 12:25 --Best Small Box Game: 12:41 --Biggest Surprise: 12:59 --Best IP Game: 13:52 --Best Kids/Family Game: 14:23 --Most Innovative: 15:09 --Best Foreign Game: 15:58 --Top 5 2019 Games: 17:23 --2019 Looking Forward to Recap: 25:32 --2020 Looking Forward to: 28:19 Outro: 35:09 Bloopers: 36:22
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Ambie and Crystal discuss City of the Big Shoulders and Fantastic Factories. We then talk about the importance of first impressions, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word 'opinion.'

Announcements: 0:45
Recent Games: 1:13
First Impressions: 12:26
Board Game Etymology - 'Opinion': 27:05
Outro: 28:05
Bloopers: 29:09

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Draw Your Own Conclusions, Grand Austria Hotel, Mystery House: Adventures in a Box, and Chocolate Factory. We then talk about board game challenges and resolutions and how they can affect your gaming. Recent Games: 0:51 Gaming Resolutions: 17:33 Outro: 28:53 Bloopers: 29:48 Draw Your Own Conclusions: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/273349/draw-your-own-conclusions
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Ambie and Crystal discuss some Graphic Novel Adventures (Captive, Sherlock Holmes: Four Investigations, and Your Town), Nokosu Dice, and Fafnir. We then talk about Crystal's time at PAX Unplugged.

Announcements: 0:59
Recent Games: 2:02
PAX Unplugged: 14:03
Outro: 32:44
No Bloopers: 33:39

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Tortured Cardboard, Roll Estate, and Silver & Gold. We then talk about light themes and dark themes, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word 'point.'

Announcements: 0:58
Recent Games: 2:08
Theme: 12:18
Board Game Etymology - 'Point': 33:25
Outro: 34:48
Bloopers: 35:44

Tortured Cardboard: https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Tortured-Cardboard/Philip-E-Orban...

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Unlock! Heroic Adventures and Funkoverse Strategy Game. We then talk about what the world would be like if everyone played board games, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word 'common.'

Announcements: 0:50
Recent Games: 2:05
If Everyone Played Games: 16:12
Board Game Etymology - 'Common': 32:39
Outro: 33:59
Bloopers: 35:12

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Crystal and special guest host Paula Deming discuss Tussie Mussie and Ghost Stories. They then talk about the term "omnigamer" and how people define themselves in board gaming.

Announcements & Introduction: 0:45
Recent Games: 6:35
Omnigamers: 18:47
Outro: 40:14
Bloopers: 41:27

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