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 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 Break In Alcatraz: http://www.breakintoescape.com/ Check out Crystal's events at GenCant: https://www.gencant.com/have-a-blast-with-crystal-pisano-at-gencant-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 LEGACY: Quest for a Family Treasure: http://www.argyxgames.com/index_legacy?lang=en (on Kickstarter - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/argyxgames/legacy-quest-for-a-famil...)
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Unlock!: Timeless Adventures and Conundrum Escape Rooms - Virtual Hollywood Mystery. We then talk about our time at Virtual Gaming Con, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word 'virtual.' Announcements: 0:49 Recent Games: 1:29 Virtual Gaming Con: 12:58 Board Game Etymology - 'Virtual': 27:19 Outro: 28:12 Bloopers: 29:25 Unlock!: Timeless Adventures: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/279613/unlock-timeless-adventures
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Ambie and Crystal discuss some Ravensburger Escape Puzzles and Slay the Spire. We then talk about our top 5 themes in board games. Announcements: 0:43 Recent Games: 2:17 Top 5 Game Themes: 13:02 Outro: 31:52 Bloopers: 32:56 Ravensburger Escape Puzzles: https://www.ravensburger.org/uk/discover/escape-puzzles/index.html Slay the Spire: https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/slay-the-spire-switch/
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Ambie and Crystal discuss 18Chesapeake (on 18xx.games) and Dragonheart (on boardgamearena.com). We then talk about our history of playing video games, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word 'arcade.' Recent Games: 1:59 Video Games: 11:06 Board Game Etymology - 'Arcade': 31:36 Outro: 32:46 Bloopers: 33:50 Play 18xx games online at https://www.18xx.games/ We suggest that you learn more about and donate to the following organizations:
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Ambie and Crystal discuss a few games in the Exit: The Game series - The Catacombs of Horror, The House of Riddles, and The Haunted Roller Coaster. We then celebrate our anniversary with a lookback on the last 4 years of the Board Game Blitz podcast. Recent Games: 0:44 4 Year Anniversary: 11:45 Listener Clips: 29:47 Outro: 37:28 Bloopers: 38:14 Watch our latest music video parody! Play it Believe Me (parody of Take Me or Leave Me): https://youtu.be/YvkZAdv67I4
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Ambie and Crystal discuss 1889 (on 18xx.games) and Forgotten Waters. We then talk about two player gaming, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word 'duel.' Announcements: 0:46 Recent Games: 1:28 Two Player Gaming: 15:19 Board Game Etymology - 'Duel': 27:03 Outro: 28:10 Bloopers: 29:06 Play 1889 online at https://www.18xx.games/ Crystal's Forgotten Waters Playthrough: Part 1 - https://youtu.be/5sw2uQ4MPHU Part 2 - https://youtu.be/03wnZ2uBYEo
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Subtext Game, The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine, and MegaCity: Oceania. We then talk about analysis paralysis in board gaming, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word 'analysis.' Recent Games: 0:56 Analysis Paralysis: 10:31 Board Game Etymology - 'Analysis': 23:38 Outro: 24:38 Bloopers: 25:33 Subtext Game: https://subtextgame.com/ The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/284083/crew-quest-planet-nine
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Ambie, Crystal, and patron of the show Pam talk about ways to game without leaving the house.

Gaming Inside: 1:46
Outro: 26:43
Bloopers: 27:38


Publisher Free Stay at Home offers: https://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/271049/publisher-covid-19-response-of...

For more links to things discussed, see the full show notes on our website: http://www.boardgameblitz.com/posts/239

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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

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