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, Cassadi, and Crystal discuss The Ravens of Thri Sahashri, Seikatsu, and Muse. We then talk about culling our collection, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "cull."

Recent Games: 0:49
Culling the Collection: 12:45
Board Game Etymology - 'Cull': 29:21
Announcement: 30:17
Outro: 33:51
Bloopers: 35:05

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A couple weeks ago, Crystal decided to recap her first ever play of Twilight Imperium live on Twitch! This is the podcast version (you can see the video version on YouTube).

Start of Stream: 0:34
Mental Check in: 2:42
Twilight Imperium: 7:17

Crystal's Audio Clips:
#1 - After Round 1: 12:56
#2 - Mid-Game: 23:52
#3 - Interview with Scott: 32:53

Dice Tower Kickstarter Plug: 41:10
Question - non-space 4x?: 45:19
Sneak Peak of 2017 Blitzies episode (Jan. 18): 48:05
Blitz Con Excitement: 1:02:23

Outro: 1:08:36

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Ambie, Cassadi, and Crystal discuss Dungeon Petz, The Downfall of Popmeii, and Majesty: For the Realm. We then talk about 2017 in board gaming with the 2017 Blitzies and our top 10 games of 2017, in this double length episode!

Announcements: 0:50
Recent Games: 4:09
2017 Blitzies: 16:07
Top 10 2017 Games: 37:59
Outro: 1:04:53
Bloopers: 1:05:57

Categories:
Biggest Disappointment: 22:58
Biggest Surprise: 26:50
Looking Forward to in 2018: 30:06
New to Us: 33:26

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Ambie, Cassadi, and Crystal discuss Magic Maze, DropMix, and Twilight Imperium: Fourth Edition. We then talk about some board games that involve exchanges, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "shuffle."

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Ambie, Cassadi, and Crystal discuss Kitchen Rush, Catacombs, and Hanamikoji. We then talk about some of our favorite board game related gifts, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "gift."

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Ambie, Cassadi, and Crystal discuss Legends of Andor, Ascension, and Queendomino. We then talk about what we and our listeners are thankful for in board gaming, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "benefit."

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Ambie and Crystal discuss For-Ex and Ex Libris. We then talk about how board games can help build and support communities, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "community."

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Ambie, Cassadi, and Crystal discuss Flip Ships, Magic: The Gathering, and Near and Far. We do our first Top 5 list, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "card."
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Ambie, Cassadi, and Crystal discuss Spirit Island, First Orchard, and The 7th Continent. We talk about ethics and bias in reviewing, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "adventure."
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Ambie, Cassadi, and Crystal discuss The Pyramid's Deadline, Kobayakawa, Russian Railroads, and BONK. We talk about art and graphic design in board games, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "art."

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