Dice Tower Network Podcast: Four Corners

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Four Corners Episodes

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We have a look at Flash Point Fire Rescue this week (one of the games requested during the contest). First though we have a look at a few games we've played in the last few weeks.

Railways of the World 01:40

Voyages of Marco Polo 06:24

Thurns and Taxis 13:05

Friday 20:43

We then have a look back (24:55) at a game we all really enjoyed (well, most of us anyway) - Dungeon Petz. We've all played it since right? Right? Why or why not?

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We announce the winner of the our contest and they will be entered into the Dice Tower Mega Contest pool to be drawn next week!

For the rest of the show we talk about the Proto TO convention we attended - what does it mean to attend a Prototyping convention? Would we recommend it? What did we see and play? Was there anything there that we are especially eager to purchase when it is published? Does it make us want to design our own game(s)?

We talk about 3 games we played at the convetion :

Campfire Tales

Campaign Trail (working title)

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We announce the winner of the our contest and they will be entered into the Dice Tower Mega Contest pool to be drawn next week!

For the rest of the show we talk about the Proto TO convention we attended - what does it mean to attend a Prototyping convention? Would we recommend it? What did we see and play? Was there anything there that we are especially eager to purchase when it is published? Does it make us want to design our own game(s)?

We talk about 3 games we played at the convetion :

Campfire Tales

Campaign Trail (working title)

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We have a chat about a hot game from last year, Blood Rage. We also give the details of our first contest (we are participating in the Dice Tower mega contest - $50 gift card to CoolstuffInc with a chance at $1000 gift card at CoolStuffInc). Somewhere in the podcast we give you details on how to enter!

First we start off by looking at some recently played games :

Imhotep 01:00

Time Stories + Expansions 07:21

Mystic Vale 15:21

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We have a chat about a hot game from last year, Blood Rage. We also give the details of our first contest (we are participating in the Dice Tower mega contest - $50 gift card to CoolstuffInc with a chance at $1000 gift card at CoolStuffInc). Somewhere in the podcast we give you details on how to enter!

First we start off by looking at some recently played games :

Imhotep 01:00

Time Stories + Expansions 07:21

Mystic Vale 15:21

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We have a chat about a new hotness - Scythe on our 42nd podcast (and there maybe a few Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy jokes thrown in as well). First off we start with some games we've played :

Grand Austria Hotel 01:00

Empire Builder 09:55

La Granja 21:03

Favor of the Pharaoh 26:10

We then have a look back at Pandemic - has it been replaced by Pandemic Legacy? Will we go back and play original Pandemic?

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We have a chat about a new hotness - Scythe on our 42nd podcast (and there maybe a few Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy jokes thrown in as well). First off we start with some games we've played :

Grand Austria Hotel 01:00

Empire Builder 09:55

La Granja 21:03

Favor of the Pharaoh 26:10

We then have a look back at Pandemic - has it been replaced by Pandemic Legacy? Will we go back and play original Pandemic?

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After getting back, we have a look at Dice Tower Con this week. What do we think of the Con, how does it compare to Origins, and are we going back?

We then have a look at some of the new games we've played :

Burano 18:12

Karuba 24:13

Celestia 29:48

Mombasa 32:45

Animals on Board 40:14

Imhotep 46:44

Bear Valley 51:46

Then we have a quick look at a few older games that we wanted to quickly mention:

Trajan (With one of our listeners) 1:00:00

The Game (last years Spiel nominee) 1:02:00

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After getting back, we have a look at Dice Tower Con this week. What do we think of the Con, how does it compare to Origins, and are we going back?

We then have a look at some of the new games we've played :

Burano 18:12

Karuba 24:13

Celestia 29:48

Mombasa 32:45

Animals on Board 40:14

Imhotep 46:44

Bear Valley 51:46

Then we have a quick look at a few older games that we wanted to quickly mention:

Trajan (With one of our listeners) 1:00:00

The Game (last years Spiel nominee) 1:02:00

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No indepth review of a game this week - but a review of the Origins Game Fair! First we start off by giving a quick look at some of the games we've played recently :

Quadrolopis (3 player game) 00:57

Planet Steam 06:30

Fire and Axe 16:23

Dalek Dice 24:24

Stockpile 33:34

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