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 Cuba Libre and Carpe Diem. We then start a 3-part series where we talk about our favorite game from each letter of the alphabet, starting from the end. Crystal then discusses the origin of the word "Alphabet." Announcements: 0:43 Recent Games: 1:31 Favorite Game Each Letter Part 1: 15:25 Board Game Etymology - 'Alphabet': 30:57 Outro: 31:55 Bloopers: 32:51 Cuba Libre: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/111799/cuba-libre
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Adventure Games: The Volcanic Island and playing games on Board Game Arena. We then talk about our "top" ten games from low ranking games on BoardGameGeek. Announcements: 0:49 Recent Games: 4:11 Top Bottom Games: 16:29 Outro: 32:30 Bloopers: 33:34 This episode was inspired by this geeklist on BGG: https://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/277847/top-ten-games-starting-bottom
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Ambie, Cassadi, and Crystal discuss Mythos Tales, Tokaido, and Mice and Mystics. Our accessory of the week is board game music, and we talk about some games that scare us. We answer another viewer question, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word dungeon.
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Disciple Detective and The Princess Bride Adventure Book Game. We then talk about some games that we've never (or rarely) talked about before, at least on the podcast! Recent Games: 0:48 State of the Blitz: 11:26 Outro: 32:49 Bloopers: 33:53 Join our discord server: https://discord.gg/WvRVnVeYMS Escape Room in a Box: Flashback: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/279911/escape-room-box-flashback
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Disciple Detective and The Princess Bride Adventure Book Game. We then talk about some games that we've never (or rarely) talked about before, at least on the podcast! Announcements: 0:44 Recent Games: 3:31 Games We've Never Discussed: 13:32 Outro: 30:53 Bloopers: 31:57 Disciple Detective: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/297735/disciple-detective
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Ambie and Crystal discuss King of the Roll and Prisma Arena. Then Crystal goes over the origins of the word 'Eurogame' before we discuss what euro games are and how they have changed over the years. Announcements: 0:45 Recent Games: 2:29 Thematic Segment & Etymology: 15:14 Board Game Etymology - 'Eurogame': 15:50 Euro Games: 17:29 Outro: 31:15 Bloopers: 32:10
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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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