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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This episodes the Dukes ... 

... Take some time to discuss what's occurring in the US right now and to say that Black Lives Matter.  If our show is an escape for you, please feel free to jump ahead to 23:24 to hear us talk about games.

... Review Thunderworks Games' Carographer (23:24);

... Review Kosmos' The Crew: The Quest for Planet 9 (56:12); and

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Ambie and Crystal discuss 18Chesapeake (on 18xx.games) and Dragonheart (on boardgamearena.com). We then talk about our history of playing video games, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word 'arcade.' Recent Games: 1:59 Video Games: 11:06 Board Game Etymology - 'Arcade': 31:36 Outro: 32:46 Bloopers: 33:50 Play 18xx games online at https://www.18xx.games/ We suggest that you learn more about and donate to the following organizations:
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Ambie and Crystal discuss a few games in the Exit: The Game series - The Catacombs of Horror, The House of Riddles, and The Haunted Roller Coaster. We then celebrate our anniversary with a lookback on the last 4 years of the Board Game Blitz podcast. Recent Games: 0:44 4 Year Anniversary: 11:45 Listener Clips: 29:47 Outro: 37:28 Bloopers: 38:14 Watch our latest music video parody! Play it Believe Me (parody of Take Me or Leave Me): https://youtu.be/YvkZAdv67I4
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This episode the Dukes are joined by Abby-my-fiance.

Alex and Abby discus their recent plays before reviewing Stellar from Renegade Game Studios. Review begins at 48:20. Listen before that to hear Sean's head explode while he was editing the podcast. RIP Sean Ramirez 1981-2020, murdered by Abby-My-Fiance.

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This episode the Dukes are joined by Abby-my-fiance.

Alex and Abby discus their recent plays before reviewing Stellar from Renegade Game Studios. Review begins at 48:20. Listen before that to hear Sean's head explode while he was editing the podcast. RIP Sean Ramirez 1981-2020, murdered by Abby-My-Fiance.

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Ambie and Crystal discuss 1889 (on 18xx.games) and Forgotten Waters. We then talk about two player gaming, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word 'duel.' Announcements: 0:46 Recent Games: 1:28 Two Player Gaming: 15:19 Board Game Etymology - 'Duel': 27:03 Outro: 28:10 Bloopers: 29:06 Play 1889 online at https://www.18xx.games/ Crystal's Forgotten Waters Playthrough: Part 1 - https://youtu.be/5sw2uQ4MPHU Part 2 - https://youtu.be/03wnZ2uBYEo
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This episode the Dukes are Joined by Dave, Kathy and Gerry from the Board Together Games Podcast for Board Game Death Match.

Kathy, Gerry, Alex and Sean draft their top picks for best board games based on intellectual properties and then argue their way through a head-to-head bracket system until one game is crowned the greatest IP-based board game with Dave's help as moderator! 

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This episode the Dukes are Joined by Dave, Kathy and Gerry from the Board Together Games Podcast for Board Game Death Match.

Kathy, Gerry, Alex and Sean draft their top picks for best board games based on intellectual properties and then argue their way through a head-to-head bracket system until one game is crowned the greatest IP-based board game with Dave's help as moderator! 

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Subtext Game, The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine, and MegaCity: Oceania. We then talk about analysis paralysis in board gaming, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word 'analysis.' Recent Games: 0:56 Analysis Paralysis: 10:31 Board Game Etymology - 'Analysis': 23:38 Outro: 24:38 Bloopers: 25:33 Subtext Game: https://subtextgame.com/ The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/284083/crew-quest-planet-nine

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