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

Ambie and Crystal discuss Hey Yo and Draftosaurus. We then talk about our top 5 favorite roll & write games. Announcements: 0:37 Recent Games: 2:51 Top 5 Roll & Write: 11:26 Outro: 37:36 Bloopers: 38:31 Join our discord: https://discord.gg/WvRVnVeYMS Vote for the Golden Geek Awards: https://boardgamegeek.com/geekawards/boardgame Hey Yo: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/324467/hey-yo
Ambie and Crystal discuss Black Sonata and Viscounts of the West Kingdom. We then talk about how mental health and mental illness is depicted in board games. Recent Games: 0:39 Mental Health: 12:11 Outro: 29:44 Bloopers: 30:39 Listen to Meeple Overboard's discussion on mental health: https://www.dicetower.com/game-podcast/meeple-overboard/mental-health-de... Join our discord: https://discord.gg/WvRVnVeYMS
Ambie and Crystal discuss Horrified and The Castles of Tuscany. We then talk about flavor text in board games. In the return of the Board Game Etymology segment, Crystal discusses the origins of the word "flavor." Announcements: 0:47 Recent Games: 1:54 Flavor Text: 13:25 Board Game Etymology - 'Flavor': 31:32 Outro: 33:02 Bloopers: 34:15 Join our discord: https://discord.gg/WvRVnVeYMS Horrified: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/282524/horrified
Ambie and Crystal discuss Rosetta: The Lost Language, Dream Runners, and Break In: Area 51. We then host the annual Blitzies for 2020! Announcements: 0:44 Recent Games: 2:00 The 2020 Blitzies: 11:05 --Top 5 Games of 2021: 11:05 --Best New to Us: 18:06 --Best Cooperative Game: 21:05 --Best Solo Game: 21:30 --Best Escape Room Game: 23:06 --Best Roll & Write: 24:02 --Best Underrated Game: 25:15 --Biggest Surprise: 26:57 --Most Innovative: 29:21 --2020 Looking Forward to Recap: 30:28 --2021 Looking Forward to: 32:04 Outro: 34:29 Bloopers: 35:33
Ambie and Crystal discuss Night Market and The Adventure Zone: Bureau of Balance Game. We then discuss what can make board games fun to watch instead of just play. Announcements: 0:42 Recent Games: 2:49 Spectating Games: 15:28 Outro: 24:20 Bloopers: 25:15 Join our discord: https://discord.gg/WvRVnVeYMS Night Market: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/310619/night-market
Ambie and Crystal discuss The Shores of Tripoli and Calico. We then finish our list of our favorite game from each letter of the alphabet with part 3 of 3. Announcements: 0:41 Recent Games: 2:12 Favorite Game Each Letter Part 3: 9:58 Outro: 32:10 Bloopers: 32:57 Join our discord: https://discord.gg/WvRVnVeYMS The Shores of Tripoli: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/237860/shores-tripoli

Ambie and Crystal discuss The Enigma Emporium Puzzle Postcards Series 2: Cycle of Learning and 5er Finden. We then countinue talking about our favorite game from each letter of the alphabet with part 2 of 3.

Announcements: 0:42
Recent Games: 1:53
Favorite Game Each Letter Part 2: 10:19
Outro: 30:44
Bloopers: 31:31

For the full show notes visit our site at http://www.boardgameblitz.com/posts/268/episode-123-alphabetical-part-2


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


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