Dice Tower Network Podcast: Four Corners

4 friends, 3 age demographics, 2 genders, 1 argument. Join the RPGer, number cruncher, neophyte, and the alpha gamer biweekly as we analyze one board game at a time.

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Four Corners Episodes

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Due to the Labour Day long weekend and technical issues this is going up a day late. This week Dean and Graeme have a look at games for new comers to the hobby. We first discuss what we've done to introduce people to hobby board games, and what mechanisms we think work.

We then do out Top 10 Games that are NOT New Gamer Friendly and why.

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In this episode, Dean and Graeme look at good games that we won't play again. What does that mean? Is it the same as highly ranked games we don't like? Why would we not want to play a good game again?

Find out, then hear our Top 5 Good Games We Won't Play Again!

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In this episode, Dean and Graeme look at good games that we won't play again. What does that mean? Is it the same as highly ranked games we don't like? Why would we not want to play a good game again?

Find out, then hear our Top 5 Good Games We Won't Play Again!

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This week Dean and Graeme have a look at deduction games. What types of deduction games are there? Do we like some sub genres better than others? Do we think we are good at them? Are traitor games deduction games?

We then do our Top 5 Deduction games

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This week Dean and Graeme have a look at deduction games. What types of deduction games are there? Do we like some sub genres better than others? Do we think we are good at them? Are traitor games deduction games?

We then do our Top 5 Deduction games

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This week Dean and Graeme look at replacement games. Are we actively searching for replacement games? Are there games we really want to replace? Ever had that "never going to play that old game again" moment when playing a new game? Ever gone back and played games you had previously "replaced"?

We then do our Top 5 Replacement Games (original game and it's replacement)

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This week Dean and Graeme look at replacement games. Are we actively searching for replacement games? Are there games we really want to replace? Ever had that "never going to play that old game again" moment when playing a new game? Ever gone back and played games you had previously "replaced"?

We then do our Top 5 Replacement Games (original game and it's replacement)

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This week Dean and Graeme have a look at player elimination in games. Do we like it or avoid it? Is it a dated mechanism? What about introducing it to new members to the hobby? Are there different types of player elimination?

We then do our Top 5 games with Player Elimination

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This week Dean and Graeme have a look at player elimination in games. Do we like it or avoid it? Is it a dated mechanism? What about introducing it to new members to the hobby? Are there different types of player elimination?

We then do our Top 5 games with Player Elimination

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This week we look at rule books and some good and not so good points in rules books. Do we like 2 rule books (learn to play and rules appendix)? What about GMT-like rule books? Are there things all rule books must have?

We then have a look at our Top 5 Worst Rule Books (and what makes them bad!)

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