Dice Tower Network Podcast: Dice Tower Now

Dice Tower Now is your source for the biggest news from the tabletop gaming world. Each week, the DTNow team brings you breaking stories, special reports, insightful interviews, major announcements, hot Kickstarters, new releases, and more to keep you informed and in the know. Best of all, they do it in less than half an hour.

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Dice Tower Now Episodes

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Erica and Scott welcome Ryan and Malorie Laukat, the couple behind Red Raven Games.

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This episode, GenCon exhibitors are getting cold feet, MacroMicro: Crime City is soon being dealt a Full House, we learn almost nothing about Too Many Bones Elder Scrolls edition, and the Spiel nominees are announced.

 

TOP STORIES (2:07)

-Companies becoming wary of attending GenCon 2021

-Isaac Childres comments on social responsibility in games

-Board & Dice clarifies position on Daniele Tascini games

-Spiel des Jahres nominations released for 2021

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Scott takes us through the history of El Grande, from its beginnings as a game about the Trojan War to its influence on the current board game scene.

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This episode, Pokemon cards go on lockdown, those pesky kittens get another game, Maracaibo rises up with an expansion, Pandemic’s Hot Zone extends to Europe, and we celebrate with a fine bottle of Dom Pierre.

 

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On a special milestone episode of Ludology, Gil Hova and Scott Rogers say goodbye to our beloved Emma Larkins, as she departs as a co-host after 50 amazing episodes. Geoff Engelstein drops by to check in on us. And we're also joined by new co-hosts Erica Bouyouris and Sen-Foong Lim!

SHOW NOTES

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This episode, BGG awards some golden geeks with golden geeks, Essen swears they are really really having a convention this year, Voids and Stations both Fall, and we worry prematurely and excessively about an Isle full of Kittens.

 

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Geoff parachutes into the world of battle royale games like Fortnite, and how they eclipsed MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) games like Heroes of the Storm. Is there something special about battle royales that we can study as general lessons in game designs?

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This episode, Hasbro reports on Wizard of the Coast earnings, both fungible and non-fungible, GenCon details the haves and have nots of pandemic era conventions, CMYK obtains both Quacks and catapults, and Sarah Shah takes over as crowdfunding correspondent.

 

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Emma and Gil welcome returning guest Eric Zimmerman, who last appeared on the show on Episode 79 to discuss the magic circle in gaming.

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This episode, Grail Games loses evil genius Knizia but gains all the “Minion”s, Board & Dice hires a fantastic Family, and Galaxy Trucker keeps on truckin'. And long time contributors Chris and Kitty deliver their final Kickstarter report.

 

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