Dice Tower Network Podcast: Board Gamers Anonymous

Board Gamers Anonymous is an audio podcast about the tabletop hobby, covering card games, board games, and miniature games and the insane fun we have at the table together. Every two weeks BGA's hosts cover which games are triggering their acquisition disorders, what's been hitting the table, and whether the biggest new release is a buy, a play, or a dodge. The BGA crew strives to talk not only about what makes a game good, but the experiences that these games can give us and why they keep us coming back. As always, we have a seat saved just for you, so join us!

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Board Gamers Anonymous Episodes

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We're a little late this week due to some technical difficulties, but we have a bunch of new games to talk about, so the show must go on!

We may not have made it to Essen last week, but we sure watched the hot games as they hit the show. This week we have a rundown of which games were hottest and which ones we're most excited to have in hand in the future. 

First up is our question of the week, in which we asked you what games you want to see out of Fantasy Flight Interactive, the first video game studio from Asmodee NA. 

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This week we feature part two of our conversation about the BGG.com Top 100 games of all time and our quick take reviews on each of them. Find out which of these are plays and buys, and what one game made it to the dodge list (for one of us). 

Before that, dive into our question of the week. Anthony asks the listeners how they handle next play selection in their game groups. Some interesting answers about friendly dictatorships. 

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This week we feature part two of our conversation about the BGG.com Top 100 games of all time and our quick take reviews on each of them. Find out which of these are plays and buys, and what one game made it to the dodge list (for one of us). 

Before that, dive into our question of the week. Anthony asks the listeners how they handle next play selection in their game groups. Some interesting answers about friendly dictatorships. 

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Chris and Anthony are back this week to discuss the BGG.com top 100 board games. We get asked a lot which of these we've played and which we haven't, and whether we'd recommend one particular hot game or another. So, we figured, why not do them all!

To kick things off, we ask everyone our question of the week, "What game has been sitting on your shelf unplayed the longest?" We got dozens of responses - apparently a lot of games are going unplayed out there!

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Chris and Anthony are back this week to discuss the BGG.com top 100 board games. We get asked a lot which of these we've played and which we haven't, and whether we'd recommend one particular hot game or another. So, we figured, why not do them all!

To kick things off, we ask everyone our question of the week, "What game has been sitting on your shelf unplayed the longest?" We got dozens of responses - apparently a lot of games are going unplayed out there!

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Chris and Anthony are talking about word games this week! Check out our top 10 games all about words and wordplay, plus reviews of recent plays and our question of the week. 

We kick things off by asking the listeners how many times they play a game before they feel comfortable remembering the rules in our question of the week. 

For acquisition disorders this week, Anthony digs into the new game from Horrible Games - Dragon Castle - a beautiful, modern take on majhong. Chris then looks at the 7 Wonders Anniversary Packs for both Cities and Leaders. 

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Chris and Anthony are talking about word games this week! Check out our top 10 games all about words and wordplay, plus reviews of recent plays and our question of the week. 

We kick things off by asking the listeners how many times they play a game before they feel comfortable remembering the rules in our question of the week. 

For acquisition disorders this week, Anthony digs into the new game from Horrible Games - Dragon Castle - a beautiful, modern take on majhong. Chris then looks at the 7 Wonders Anniversary Packs for both Cities and Leaders. 

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Chris and Anthony are back this week with another if you like... episode. This week, we're looking at Stefan Feld's The Castles of Burgundy - one of the highest rated point salad games every made! 

Specifically, we're going to dive into six games you might like if you also like Castles of Burgundy, with two lighter games, two medium games, and two slightly heavier games. 

In addition, we have our question of the week, asking people what games they consider average that they are tired of others heaping praise on. 

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Chris and Anthony are back this week with another if you like... episode. This week, we're looking at Stefan Feld's The Castles of Burgundy - one of the highest rated point salad games every made! 

Specifically, we're going to dive into six games you might like if you also like Castles of Burgundy, with two lighter games, two medium games, and two slightly heavier games. 

In addition, we have our question of the week, asking people what games they consider average that they are tired of others heaping praise on. 

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Chris and Anthony are back with another BGG Hotness review, giving you a rundown of the 15 hottest games on BGG right now, why they're there, and whether we're equally hyped about them. 

To kick this week's episode off, we announced a brand new contest. If you haven't yet, make sure to check out our Fix My Game! Contest, sponsored by Geeks 1st. You can win a gift certificate to Geeks 1st for modular game organizers of your choice. 

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