Dice Tower Network Podcast: Boards and Swords

Boards & Swords - A podcast about board games, card games, and other tabletop games. Every other week, Chris Renshaw sits down and talks about his experiences discovering new and cool games. Each episode, expect to hear great tales ranging from Magic: The Gathering to Dungeons & Dragons. Also, each episode Chris breaks down one board game so that everyone understands the basics of the game.

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Boards and Swords Episodes

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Philip and Chris were already getting lonely talking to themselves, so in this episode, Ken Grazier from Geek Craft joins us to talk about the usual board games, but also things like Super Mario 35 and how bad Chris’ jokes are.
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The Team Swords takeover of the podcast is complete: now can we actually still be entertaining? We revisit Cartographers from Thunderworks Games, so there definitely is some board game talk. Also, Chris revisited his youth. And there might be an imposter….
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Collin and Cindy are heading out west to live our their western fantasies, so in addition to letting them get in one more review (Tribes: Dawn of Humanity from Kosmos), Philip and Chris talk about their plans moving forward and Chris talks about Bermuda Pirates from Foxmind Games.
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Not only is Western Legends on Kickstarter again, but its on Collin & Cindy's table again. So much Western goodness that Chris might pass out from boredom! Also, we've got reviews of Tattoo Stories from Games by Bicycle and Nevada City from Rio Grande Games. And of course, plenty of bad news jokes to go around.
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Gen Con happened....sorta. Online! The group shares a bit about what they did or didn't do during the event and talk about their thoughts on the convention. Also, reviews of Valley of the Vikings by HABA and some of the new Root expansion from Leder Games!
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We have some news again, although Chris didn't feel like writing jokes for the Spiel des Jahres winners. What did he joke about? You'll have to listen and find out.
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Getting back to recording a “normal” episode, Cindy & Collin talk about Team3 from Brain Games, while Chris talks about the Star Wars Legion Clone Wars set from Fantasy Flight Games & the Viticulture app from DigiDiced and Stonemaier Games.
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Chris talks with Bebo from Be Bold Games (https://www.beboldgames.com/) about board gaming, pokemon, kickstarters, and weird crane games from Japan!
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Collin and Cindy test out a “couples cast” style of episode where they talk about Costa Ruana, Ragusa, and what gaming is like in their household.

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