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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HEADLINES:

  • Nominees for the 2020 Spiel des Jahres announced.
  • Spiel and Gen Con canceled.
  • The Dice Tower and BGG team up for Virtual Gaming Con.
  • Search for pearls in Reiner Knizia's "Whale Riders."
  • Funko Games adapting everything you love.
  • "Gudetama: The Tricky Egg Card Game" slides this way.
  • We look at Kickstarter fails from a new point of view.

 

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In this episode, Don talks with Amanda from Room Escape Divas and Rita Orlov from Post Curious about what they've been playing lately including:

  • Gloomhaven
  • Sagrada
  • Fog of Love

(22:49) Next they talk about creating narrative games.

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In this episode, Erik and Bruce talk about what they've been up to lately including Bruce's Twitch channel.

(20:26) Next they talk about the games in Jackbox Party Pack 6.

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HEADLINES:

  • "Disney Jungle Cruise Adventure Games" travels to Amazon's exclusive waters.
  • Asmodee USA Distribution to release 40 new titles in June.
  • CMON makes progress with its audit issues.
  • Baby Yoda waddles to a table near you.
  • "Spartacus: A Game of Blood and Treachery" to get a second edition.

 

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In this episode, Erik and Don talk about games they've played lately:

  • Condemic convention on May 16
  • Tiny Epic games
  • Endangered
  • Jedi Fallen Order
  • Xcom: Chimera Squad

 

(33:26) Next they talk about Don's RPG GM club he is forming.

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HEADLINES:

  • BGG announces 14th Annual Golden Geek Awards.
  • Alliance Game Distributors to resume operations.
  • "Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion" sinks its teeth into Target.
  • Days of Wonder peddles "Ticket to Ride: Amsterdam."
  • Vladimir Suchy's "Praga Caput Regni" to break ground in 2020.
  • Renegade Games buddies up to "Clank!: Adventuring Party."
  • Kickstarter lays off 40% of workforce.
  • Dice Tower Dish's Corey Thompson digs into the state of tabletop Kickstarter campaigns and the trouble with game awards.

 

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In this special episode, Erik and Kathleen talk with Stephen Buonocore from Stronghold Games about things they've done lately:

  • Happy Hour at the Stronghold
  • Jackbox Games
  • Gloomhaven

 

Next the three talk about the impact of the current crisis on publishers, games stores, and distributors.

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HEADLINES:

  • "Frosthaven" breaks another Kickstarter record.
  • Hasbro reports substantial growth in games sales.
  • Fantasy Flight announces "Arkham Horror: The Card Game - The Innsmouth Conspiracy."
  • Capstone Games takes over publication for "Terra Mystica" and "Gaia Project."
  • The OP announces "The Batman Who Laughs Rising."
  • Gale Force Nine announces new expansions and an updated edition for "Doctor Who: Time of the Daleks."

 

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In this episode, Erik and Don talk with Marc Specter from the Grand Gamers Guild about some games they've played lately:

  • Endeavor Age of Sail
  • Horrified
  • Fabled Fruit
  • Muse
  • Tabletop Simulator
  • Humboldt's Great Voyage
  • Bees
  • Rail Baron
  • Gaslands

 

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