Dice Tower Network Podcast: The Dice Tower

The flagship podcast of the network, the Dice Tower is an audio show hosted by Eric Summerer, Suzanne Sheldon, Mandi Hutchinson, and Tom Vasel. We are happy to be sponsored by the OP!!  Featuring segments like GameTek with Geoff Engelstein, One and Done, Tales of Boardgaming Horror, Shelf Staple, and a bi-weekly Top Ten List, it covers a wide range of board and card games, with up to the minute news and game reviews. The Dice Tower is also home of the Dice Tower video show - in which Tom Vasel and many others consistently review all manner of board and card games. 

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Eric joins Suzanne and Mandi to talk about Atheneum, Santa Monica, BEEZ, Kringle Caper, Escape Tales Low Memory, Calico, Gulo Gulo, and Goblivion. Then they trio serves up a Dexterity filled Game Pie.

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In this show, Tom is joined by Jeremy Howard as Eric is away. We talk about Paris, Almanac, and Whistle Mountain. Geoff brings some insight that's for the birds and we dive into a slew of questions. Do we get Kickstarter regret? Are there any one-vs-many games that play well with two players? How do we deal with someone who is attached to their phone during a game day? And more! Finally, we end the show talking about our favorite hybrid games - games that combine two or more mechanics.

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In this episode we briefly chat about our My City experience, discuss Fairy Trails, Aqualin, Warp's Edge, Glasgow, and Too Many Bones plus a quick 3-game family game blitz. And we cap the episode off with a Reiner Knizia Game Pie!

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Mandi joins us as we review Unmatched Cobble and Fog, In a Flash Firefighters, Coatl, Strike, Cubitos, and Dune: Imperium.  We then answer a few questions, and finally end with our top ten games that start with the letter "U".

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Suzanne and Mandi discuss Undo: Forbidden Knowledge, Der Clou, Castles of Tuscany, Fish Farewell Forever, and Noir Deductive Mystery Game, and Red Cathedral.

They talk about the Europe map of Ticket To Ride the App and Krumit's Tale. And then wrap  with a Victory Points discussion recapping what folks' experiences were with virtual conventions.

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In this show, we talk about Boomerangs, Furnace, The Haunted Mansion: Call of the Spirits, and Escape the Room: The Cursed Dollhouse.  Geoff talks about auctions, and we answer a pile of questions.  What do we think of Boardgamearena?  What to do if you only play one Pandemic Legacy game?  What's a tableau?  What to do if a rule isn't clear?  And many more!  Finally, we end the show talking about our favorite one-hit wonders - designers who have only one hit on their hands.

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In today's show Mandi talks a couple games that could be used by educators, Monza and Timeline Canada, Suzanne covers Spire's End and Dreams of Tomorrow, and after a couple of apps... they wrap with a Party Game Game Pie.

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In this show, we review Gudetama, 5er Finden, Box of Rocks, Beyond the Sun, and Etherfields!  Geoff talks about flavors of cheating, and Tom and Eric answer questions on counterfeit games, going back in time, and teaching kids to teach!  Finally, we end the show going over our top ten games that start with the letter "T"!

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In today's quick episode, we discuss Papayoo, Welcome to Dino World, and Gudetama. We cover a couple of board game apps... and double down on digital in an Analog Inspired Game Pie.

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Suzanne joins us as we review Ohanami, Marvel United, Hierarchy, Micro City, Finished!, and Inhuman Conditions.  Geoff talks about Markov Chains, we talk about dessert and games, skirmish games, and other questions.  And finally, we end the show talking about games that defy "Vasel's Law" which states 'Every great game will eventually be reprinted'.

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