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 The Curious Elevator of Mr. Hincks and the Blinks game system. We then talk about spooooky games and some ways that games can create tension, dread, or surprise. Recent Games: 0:46 Spooky Games: 14:59 Outro: 29:23 Bloopers: 30:27 The Curious Elevator of Mr. Hincks: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/311017/curious-elevator-mr-hincks Hincks Gazette: https://www.teambluefish.com/hincksgazette
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Project L and Cartographers Heroes. We then finish our part two of our one in a hundred games list with our top game from each set of 100 in the top 1501-2000 ranked games on BoardGameGeek! Recent Games: 0:45 One in a Hundred Part 2B: 9:28 Outro: 26:08 Bloopers: 27:04 Project L: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/260180/project-l Kickstarter - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/boardcubator/project-l-finesse
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Gridopolis and Battlestar Galactica. We then continue our one in a hundred games list with our top game from each set of 100 in the top 1001-1500 ranked games on BoardGameGeek! Recent Games: 0:42 One in a Hundred Part 2A: 15:25 Outro: 28:45 Bloopers: 29:40 Gridopolis: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/267418/gridopolis Gridopolis preorder: https://shop.gridopolis.games/
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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 Egyptia: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/298431/egyptia GRBLD: https://inkwellgames.com/grbld/
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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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