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 are joined by Nick, Mike, Matthew, and Dave from the This Game is Broken podcast to celebrate the 100th episode of Board Game Blitz with a game show!

Intro part 2: 3:17
Round 1 - Ready, Set Up, Go!: 5:49
Round 2 - 18xx: 17:56
Round 3 - Vanessa Parody: 27:30
Round 4 - Higher or Lower: 36:16
Outro: 45:30
Bloopers: 46:42

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Detective Stories: Case 1 - The Fire in Adlerstein and Betrayal Legacy. We then talk about the role of Kickstarter in board games and share our top 5 Kickstarter games.

Announcements: 0:47
Recent Games: 3:07
Kickstarter: 11:16
Top 5 Kickstarter Games: 19:02
Outro: 32:04
Bloopers: 33:00

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Ambie and Crystal discuss City of the Big Shoulders and Fantastic Factories. We then talk about the importance of first impressions, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word 'opinion.'

Announcements: 0:45
Recent Games: 1:13
First Impressions: 12:26
Board Game Etymology - 'Opinion': 27:05
Outro: 28:05
Bloopers: 29:09

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Draw Your Own Conclusions, Grand Austria Hotel, Mystery House: Adventures in a Box, and Chocolate Factory. We then talk about board game challenges and resolutions and how they can affect your gaming. Recent Games: 0:51 Gaming Resolutions: 17:33 Outro: 28:53 Bloopers: 29:48 Draw Your Own Conclusions: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/273349/draw-your-own-conclusions
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Ambie and Crystal discuss some Graphic Novel Adventures (Captive, Sherlock Holmes: Four Investigations, and Your Town), Nokosu Dice, and Fafnir. We then talk about Crystal's time at PAX Unplugged.

Announcements: 0:59
Recent Games: 2:02
PAX Unplugged: 14:03
Outro: 32:44
No Bloopers: 33:39

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Tortured Cardboard, Roll Estate, and Silver & Gold. We then talk about light themes and dark themes, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word 'point.'

Announcements: 0:58
Recent Games: 2:08
Theme: 12:18
Board Game Etymology - 'Point': 33:25
Outro: 34:48
Bloopers: 35:44

Tortured Cardboard: https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Tortured-Cardboard/Philip-E-Orban...

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Unlock! Heroic Adventures and Funkoverse Strategy Game. We then talk about what the world would be like if everyone played board games, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word 'common.'

Announcements: 0:50
Recent Games: 2:05
If Everyone Played Games: 16:12
Board Game Etymology - 'Common': 32:39
Outro: 33:59
Bloopers: 35:12

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Crystal and special guest host Paula Deming discuss Tussie Mussie and Ghost Stories. They then talk about the term "omnigamer" and how people define themselves in board gaming.

Announcements & Introduction: 0:45
Recent Games: 6:35
Omnigamers: 18:47
Outro: 40:14
Bloopers: 41:27

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Crystal and special guest host Moderator Chris discuss Doctor Who: Time of the Daleks and ShipShape. They then talk about games that they've played or would play over a hundred times, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word 'Monopoly.'

Announcements: 0:51
Recent Games: 1:31
100 Plays Games: 17:51
Board Game Etymology - 'Monopoly': 45:28
Outro: 48:31
Bloopers: 49:52

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@tableflipsyou (Twitter)
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