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've played recently, including The Game: Face to Face and Atmosfear. We then talk about some ways we can play games with people who don't usually play board games.

Announcements: 0:45
Recent Games: 1:54
Non-Gamers: 13:53
Outro: 28:25
Bloopers: 29:38

Watch the Board Game Tango song parody on Ambie's YouTube: https://youtu.be/jpm904XT_lM

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

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Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they've played recently, including Escape from the Science Lab of Shifting Rules, Escape from the Two Base Stations, Escape from Lockdown: The Demon Fortress, Webscapade Season 0: Welcome to Argenia, and Nidavellir. We then list off our top 5 favorite polyomino board games!

Announcements: 0:43
Recent Games: 1:38
Top 5 Polyomino Games: 16:12
Outro: 32:20
Bloopers: 33:15

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

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Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they've played recently, including Escape Room: The Game - Puzzle Adventure: Secret of the Scientist, Exit: The Game + Puzzle - The Sacred Temple, and The Search for Planet X. We then talk about some tips for hosting game days and nights.

Announcements: 0:47
Recent Games: 1:43
Gaming Gatherings: 15:03
Outro: 32:05

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

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Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they've played recently, including Bilder, Cold Case: A Pinch of Murder, Cold Case: A Story to Die For, and Let's Make a Bus Route: The Dice Game. We then talk about some of our favorite games we've played together over the years.

Announcements: 0:45
Recent Games: 2:55
Gaming Together: 12:21
Outro: 32:06
Bloopers: 33:10

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

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Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they've played recently, including Funny Pages, The Search for Planet X, and Jackpot Payout. Since we just celebrated our 5 year podcast anniversary, we then revisit our topic of our first episode, conventions!

Announcements: 0:41
Recent Games: 3:06
Conventions: 13:46
Outro: 30:09
Bloopers: 31:13

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

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Ambie and Crystal talk about Escape Tales: Low Memory, Escape Tales: Children of Wyrmwoods, and Stay Cool. We then talk about board games that use a digital app and what we think about them.

Announcements: 0:53
Recent Games: 4:08
Apps in Games: 17:07
Outro: 34:53
Bloopers: 35:46

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

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Winning Streak (a book), The Meaples (a song album), and Musical Chairs (this one's a board game). We then talk about unique themes in board games.

Recent Games: 0:43
Unique Themes: 11:00
Outro: 26:50
Bloopers: 27:45

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

Winning Streak: http://winningstreakbook.com/
The Meaples album: https://themeaples.bandcamp.com/releases

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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 

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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...

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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 

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