Dice Tower Network Podcast: Board Games With Panda

Board Games with Panda is bi-weekly board game podcast where Amanda and Brad talk about all the great games they've been playing and offer their thoughts on a wide range of topics that are on their mind.

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This week, Amanda and Brad go over their experiences at Gen Con 50 in Indianapolis! They had such a wonderful time meeting so many wonderful people and playing many great games. Find out what games ended up coming home with them as well as their favorite game of the convention!

 

Gen Con continued it's impressive size with turnstile attendance of 207,979.  

 

1:00 Pre-Gen Con events

  • 5:45 Gen Con Day 1

Thursday Morning

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This week, Amanda and Brad go over one of their favorite party games, Word Slam by Inka and Markus Brand and published by KOSMOS. 

Player Count: 4-99

Play Time: 45 Minutes

Ages 12+

Category: Part Game

 

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This week Amanda and Brad are reviewing the expansion for Wits & Wagers called Vegas Wits & Wagers. It is designed by Dominic Crapuchettes, with art from Ali Douglass and Ben Goldman, and published by North Star Games.

 

They start the episode going over how the game plays and the changes this expansion brings. They finish with their review starting at 8:22 in the episode.

 

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 It's almost Gen Con!!! It's going to be crazy this year with record crowds and insanity surrounding the 50th anniversary. Let Amanda and Brad help provide some guidance!

Also, they'll be at a Pre-Gen Con event at their friendly local game store: Game Preserve. They'll post the info on our facebook page! Here's the event!

Intro - 0:00

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This week, Amanda and Brad go over their Top 10 High Player Count Games (6+) and include a few Honorable Mentions. 

 Top 10 starts at 25:43

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BGG Guild: 2917

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This week, Amanda and Brad review Flip Ships by Kane Klenko and published by Renegade Games. Have they finally found a dexterity game that Amanda loves?

 

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BGG Guild: 2917

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In this episode, Amanda and Brad go over what they've been playing for the past two weeks as well as give their thoughts on the top two wooden insert companies for board games. This week they are highlighting The Broken Token and Meeple Realty.

Dead of Winter – 0:50

Hey That’s My Fish – 3:18

Pandemic Iberia – 3:56

Castles of Mad King – 5:50

Sagrada – 8:40

Okey Dokey – 9:20

Carcassonne – 11:02

Dixit –  12:48

Purrrlock Holmes – 14:50

Wits and Wagers Vegas –  15:15

Word Slam – 16:43

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In this episode, Brad and Amanda go over the recent release by IDW Games called Purrrlock Holmes: Furriarty's Trail . This semi co-operative deduction game designed by Stephen Sauer is all about trying to figure out what your card is that's facing away from you. Can you follow the trail and catch Furrriarty?

 

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In this episode, Amanda and Brad talk about the games they’ve been playing since Origins 2017 and present their Top 5 Favorite Tile Placement Games.

00:34 Purrlock Holmes Furryaties Trail by IDW games

01:04 Sentient by Renegade Games Studios

01:24 Nefarious by USAopoly

02:30 World Slam by Kosmos

04:30 Flip Ships by Renegade Games Studios

05:32 Island Hopper by Eagle Gryphon Games

07:41 Escape from 100 Million BC by IDW Games

10:19 Lignum by Capstone Games

12:11 Tokaido by Funforge

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This review examines Sentient by J. Alex Kevern and published by Renegade Games.

Player Count: 2-4

Play Time: 45-60 min

Theme: Building Sentient Robots is easy but programming them to work properly in the network takes a lot of skill. 

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