Dice Tower Network Podcast: Four Corners

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Four Corners Episodes

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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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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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We have a look at a game that is up for a dice tower award for "Game of the Year by a Small Publisher"

First we look at a few games we've played recently :

Quadropolis (00:30)

City of Iron (08:00)

Merchants and Merauders (17:30)

Red Dragon Inn (25:10)

Then we have a look back at Thunderstone Advance (29:00) - does it still hold up being one of the first deck builders?

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We have a look at a game that is up for a dice tower award for "Game of the Year by a Small Publisher"

First we look at a few games we've played recently :

Quadropolis (00:30)

City of Iron (08:00)

Merchants and Merauders (17:30)

Red Dragon Inn (25:10)

Then we have a look back at Thunderstone Advance (29:00) - does it still hold up being one of the first deck builders?

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We have a look at Airlines Europe - an Alan R Moon game, so based on Ticket to Ride, it's going to be great!

First we look at some games we've played recently :

New York 1901 00:30

Cacao 05:11

Gallerist 08:11

Worlds Fair 1893 11:15

We then have a quick look back at Thunder Alley (17:09).

Then into Airlines Europe - it's got paper money, but how are the other components? How close is the game to Ticket to Ride? Is it an entry level game? Do we have any strategy for the game? How does Lella keep winning this game?

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We have a look at Airlines Europe - an Alan R Moon game, so based on Ticket to Ride, it's going to be great!

First we look at some games we've played recently :

New York 1901 00:30

Cacao 05:11

Gallerist 08:11

Worlds Fair 1893 11:15

We then have a quick look back at Thunder Alley (17:09).

Then into Airlines Europe - it's got paper money, but how are the other components? How close is the game to Ticket to Ride? Is it an entry level game? Do we have any strategy for the game? How does Lella keep winning this game?

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We look at Steam this week (an intro to train games)? Firstly a quick look at some other games we've played (not too many this podcast)

Orleans 00:40

Champions of Midgard 04:21

Then into Steam. Is it a good intro to train games? Is it even a train game? We have a look at this game coming from eurogames, with next to no experience with train games (18xx style games). How does this game work for us? Do we want do delve into the rabbit hole of heavier train games after this? The ratings we gave at the end might surprise you, as well as who rated it the highest!

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We look at Steam this week (an intro to train games)? Firstly a quick look at some other games we've played (not too many this podcast)

Orleans 00:40

Champions of Midgard 04:21

Then into Steam. Is it a good intro to train games? Is it even a train game? We have a look at this game coming from eurogames, with next to no experience with train games (18xx style games). How does this game work for us? Do we want do delve into the rabbit hole of heavier train games after this? The ratings we gave at the end might surprise you, as well as who rated it the highest!

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