Dice Tower Network Podcast: Dukes of Dice

The Dukes of Dice is a podcast about board, card and roleplaying games. The Dukes, Sean and Alex, have very different tastes in games, which sparks great discussion, and sometimes disagreement. Come hear what this lawyer and news anchor - two types that love to hear themselves talk - have to say about games!

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... Discuss recent plays of:

  • Super-Skill Pinnball: 4-Cade;
  • Calico; and
  • Hades
    (8:32);

... Review Leder Games Fort (30:14);

... Look back at their review of Horrified in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:20:23).

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Ambie and Crystal discuss The Curious Elevator of Mr. Hincks and the Blinks game system. We then talk about spooooky games and some ways that games can create tension, dread, or surprise. Recent Games: 0:46 Spooky Games: 14:59 Outro: 29:23 Bloopers: 30:27 The Curious Elevator of Mr. Hincks: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/311017/curious-elevator-mr-hincks Hincks Gazette: https://www.teambluefish.com/hincksgazette
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... Discuss recent plays of:

  • 1824;
  • Floor Plan;
  • Orchard; and
  • Magic News - Questionable crossover with AMC's The Walking Dead
    (10:22);

... Alex gets some help from Abby to review 7 games from Button Shy:

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Project L and Cartographers Heroes. We then finish our part two of our one in a hundred games list with our top game from each set of 100 in the top 1501-2000 ranked games on BoardGameGeek! Recent Games: 0:45 One in a Hundred Part 2B: 9:28 Outro: 26:08 Bloopers: 27:04 Project L: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/260180/project-l Kickstarter - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/boardcubator/project-l-finesse
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... Discuss recent plays of:

  • Great Barrier Reef;
  • Tekhenu; and
  • Cascadia
    (7:50);

... Sean gets some help from Mariah to review Stonemaier Games' Pendulum (31:38);

... Look back at their review of TMG's Gugong in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:20:59).

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Gridopolis and Battlestar Galactica. We then continue our one in a hundred games list with our top game from each set of 100 in the top 1001-1500 ranked games on BoardGameGeek! Recent Games: 0:42 One in a Hundred Part 2A: 15:25 Outro: 28:45 Bloopers: 29:40 Gridopolis: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/267418/gridopolis Gridopolis preorder: https://shop.gridopolis.games/
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... Discuss Alex and Abby's Wedding as well as his Zoom "Bachelor" party (10:44);

... Sean gets some help from Rory to review GMT Games' Imperial Struggle (40:53);

... Look back at their review of Capstone Games' Watergate in their Dukes' Double-Take (1:35:13).

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Egyptia and GRBLD. We then talk about some tips for how to teach board games well. Announcements: 0:40 Recent Games: 1:41 Teaching Games: 8:41 Outro: 27:04 Bloopers: 28:08 Egyptia: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/298431/egyptia GRBLD: https://inkwellgames.com/grbld/
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... Discuss recent plays of:

  • Pokemon;
  • Smartphone, Inc.;
  • Fields of Arle: Tea & Trade Expansion;
  • Papayoo;
    (14:51)

... Look at recent gaming news including game designer Mike Selinker and his recent attempts to foil the Riddler, as well as the Kickstarter for Queen Games' Amsterdam and Hamburg (36:22)

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Carte Rouge and Choose Your Own Adventure: House of Danger. We then talk about board games that attempt to simulate real-world jobs. Announcements: 0:43 Recent Games: 1:51 Real-World Jobs: 9:52 Outro: 25:26 Bloopers: 26:30 Carte Rouge: https://www.theenigmaemporium.com/online-store/Carte-Rouge-p178783689 CYOA: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/251420/choose-your-own-adventure-hou...

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