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 isn't here, but the rest of us have our Ion some board games! Featuring Ion from Genius Games, My Little Scythe from Stonemaier Games, and Snowman Dice is from Brain Games. News Retrayal Rat Rouse Ron Rhe Rill Raggy! https://boardgamegeek.com/blogpost/101005/grab-your-scooby-snacks-and-pr... Plaid Hat Gives Asmodee the pink slip https://www.plaidhatgames.com/news/1047 Wizards announces an Odyssey
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Rut roh! All the shelves have gotten full! Now what do you do? We talk about whether or not we purge board games from our collection and what we do with them if we do. News MTG Arena getting smaller in 2020 https://www.hipstersofthecoast.com/2020/02/mtg-arena-will-come-to-mobile... FFG's RPGs crit fail their saving throw
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We've got the news, the reviews (Silver from Bezier Games, Menace Among Us from Smirk & Dagger, and more!), and the.....cool personalities? News Secret Hilter being played in State Senate https://madison.com/wsj/news/local/govt-and-politics/gop-senator-wants-l... New J. Alex Kevern game I'm required to talk about
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First episode recorded in 2020! We talk about what we are expecting this year, then we go into lots of board game reviews such as the Adventure Games from Kosmos, Cat Cafe from Alley Cat Games, and the Pickle Rick game from Cryptozoic.
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We’ve had to reschedule some recordings for various reasons, so Episode 143 was going to be super huge (spoiler, it was huge anyways). So I decided to write a few more jokes than normal and put out a special bit to hold you over until the full up episode drops. Oh, and Collin and Cindy were there too.
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It's the last podcast of 2019, so how was the year? Also, we've got a stack of various board game inserts from GameFit and The Broken Token and we talk about what we think of them.
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We are back from Pax Unplugged! What board games did we see? What did we do? What didn't we do? News 5 Minute Mystery on Kickstarter http://www.tabletopgamingnews.com/5-Minute-Mystery-Up-On-Kickstarter Romans coming to Empires of the North http://www.tabletopgamingnews.com/Portal-Games-Announces-Roman-Banners-E... Gloomhaven 2: More Haven, Less Gloom
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What's coming out/came out at Pax Unplugged? Chris gives some insight, then we go into reviews on the Marvel Champions LCG from Fantasy Flight Games, Ubongo the puzzle game from Kosmos, and the minis game Batman: Gotham City Chronicles from Monolith Games.

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What's coming out/came out at Pax Unplugged? Chris gives some insight, then we go into reviews on the Marvel Champions LCG from Fantasy Flight Games, Ubongo the puzzle game from Kosmos, and the minis game Batman: Gotham City Chronicles from Monolith Games. My Article I wrote about the failed Kickstarter Satanic Panic https://boardsandswords.squarespace.com/blog/satanic-panic Article about the Robotech Kickstarter mentioned on the show:
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Along with the usual news and commentary, we talk about some ideas that you can use to keep your board games from taking up so much table space. News King of Tokyo: Dark Edition https://boardgamegeek.com/blogpost/96411/spiel-19-ii-dark-outlook-king-t... World of Warcraft board game https://boardgamegeek.com/blogpost/96456/small-world-warcraft-coming-2020 Montana expansions

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