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 a couple games they played recently, including Décorum and FORK. We then talk about organizing our game collection, or theoretical ways we would organize our collection if it were organized!

Recent Games: 0:37
Organizing the Collection: 11:18
Outro: 27:44
Bloopers: 28:48

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Ambie and Crystal discuss a whole bunch of games they played recently, and that's all we do this episode! We talk about Escape Team, Cursed Tales (online escape rooms), Cold Case: Murder with Interest, the EXIT: The Game - Advent Calendars, Cryptid: Urban Legends, Namiji, Orp: The Market for Space Merchant Translators, Oh Really?, Stay Cool, and Lands of Galzyr.

Announcements: 1:01
Recent Games: 3:17
Outro: 38:36

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Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they played recently, including Draw the Line, Dexterity Jane, Soundbox, Echoes The Microchip, and Jekyll vs. Hyde. We then talk about games that are good for playing with children.

Recent Games: 0:42
Children's Games: 13:52
Outro: 30:01
Bloopers: 30:57

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Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they played recently, including Venn, Disney Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas: Merry Madness, and Ready Set Bet. We then talk about games that take less than 15 minutes to play!

Announcements: 0:42
Recent Games: 1:36
Short Games: 15:11
Outro: 28:23
Bloopers: 29:19

Join our discord: https://discord.gg/WvRVnVeYMS

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Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they played recently, including Pocket Book Adventures, The Mysterious Case of Dancing Mania, Connected Clues, and Gutenberg. We then talk about what "gateway games" are and some games we like using to show people what's out there in the board gaming hobby! And finally, Crystal goes over the etymology of the word 'Clue.'

Announcements: 0:49
Recent Games: 1:28
Gateway Games: 15:54
Board Game Etymology - 'Clue': 30:53
Outro: 32:59
Bloopers: 33:55

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Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they played recently, including LOK, The Mysterious Case of Dancing Mania, and Nicodemus. We then talk about turning video games into board games and which video games we'd like to see as board games.

Announcements: 0:41
Recent Games: 1:12
Video Games as Board Games: 12:44
Outro: 30:43
Bloopers: 31:38

Join our discord: https://discord.gg/WvRVnVeYMS

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Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they played recently, including Desktop HEBOCON Battle Kit and The Cupid Crisis. We then talk about board game.... boxes! And other containers, receptacles, or holders that board games can come in.

Recent Games: 0:38
Board Game Boxes: 11:52
Outro: 28:01
Bloopers: 28:57

Join our discord: https://discord.gg/WvRVnVeYMS

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Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they played recently, including Village Green and Living Forest. We then take a break from a specific topic of the week and just chat with each other about Crystal's new gaming table, Ambie's Kickstarter, the board game community, and Ambie's kids.

Recent Games: 0:35
Chit Chat: 11:10
Outro: 28:36

Check out our merch (including Hexy): https://www.redbubble.com/people/boardgameblitz/shop?asc=u

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Ambie, Crystal, and special guest Nick (@Nyobari) discuss a couple games they played recently, including Master Word, Voices In My Head, and Cat in the Box: Deluxe Edition. We then ask Nick about his time at Gen Con and hear some of his hot takes!

Announcements: 0:38
Recent Games: 4:18
Gen Con Hot Takes: 17:04
Outro: 38:16
Bloopers: 39:20

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Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they played recently, including The One Ring RPG and Paint the Roses. We then talk about some good etiquette you can have while gaming, hosting, or attending a game night. And then Crystal revives the etymology segment with the origin of the word 'Etiquette'!

Announcements: 0:47
Recent Games: 2:55
Game Etiquette: 18:41
Board Game Etymology - 'Etiquette': 28:45
Outro: 29:58
Bloopers: 30:53

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