The flagship podcast of the network, the Dice Tower is an audio show hosted by Eric Summerer and Tom Vasel. Featuring a host of contributors, 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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The Dice Tower Episodes
In this episode, Mandi and Suzanne introduce themselves, talk about Argent the Consortium, Tokyo Highway, Skyward, Bohnanza the Duel, Vegas Wits and Wagers, Sentient, Ninjitsu, and Diesel Demolition Derby. They also rave about Amerigo and Caylus, a bit about conventions, and more!
We recorded this show live at Gen Con 2017, where we didn't have control of the microphones, sadly, so there is a bit of clipping and other problems. But hopefully, you can hear most of the show, in which we hear some announcements from publishers, a Secret Cabal Game Show, a song or two, and more!
In this show, we talk about Near and Far, Terraforming Mars: Hellas and Elysium, Pit Crew, Logic Cards, Ghosts Love Candy, Wordsy, Dice Forge, and Saboteur: the Duel. We also discuss the megagame we played at Dice Tower convention 2017, and our thoughts on megagames and whether or not we'll play another one!
In this show, joined by Jamie from the Secret Cabal, we talk about Too Many Bones, Star Traders, and Spirit Island. We also hear a wonderful tale of Amazement, and then it's headfirst into GenCon! We answer questions about GenCon from those who haven't gone before, and talk about the ten games we are most looking forward to from the convention itself!
In this show, we are joined by Sam Healey and Zee Garcia and a host of other Dice Tower contributors to talk about board games, play in a live game show with folks from the audience, and then answer questions from the same audience. All done live at Origins Game Fair 2017!
In this show, co-hosted by Tony McRee from Rolling Dice and Taking Names, we talk about Thunderstone Quest, Monopoly Gamer, Indulgence, Deckscape: Test Time, Downforce, and Lignum. Geoff talkes about the Yips, we hear a tale of Horror, and answer a pile of questions from one listener! Finally, we end the show talking about our top ten games that work well with five players.
Joined by a host of contributors, we hand out the Dice Tower Awards for the best games of 2016. From best small publisher game to most innovative to game of the year, join us and out network as we choose the winners! Afterwards, Sam, Tom, Zee, and Eric answer questions from the audience at Dice Tower Con 2017.
In this show, we talk about Unearth, STROOP, They Who Were, Godfather: Corleone, Arena: of the Gods, and Paradox. We then discuss the Spiel des Jahres nominees for 2017, and talk about which we think will win and should win.
In this episode, we talk about Viral, Stop Thief, Immortals, Completto, the Play Dirty Expansion for Steam Park, and Startups. Geoff talks about crystals, we hear a tale of horror, and answer questions about talking about jobs and an anti-Dice Tower faction. Finally, we end the show discussing our favorite puzzle games.
In this episode, we talk about Mechs vs. Minions, Balloon Pop, Quartz, Arena For the Gods!, Champions of Midgard Expansions, and LYNGK. Then, Eric and Tom talk about how to teach board games to others, mistakes to avoid, and more!