Dice Tower Network Podcast: The Innkeeper's Table

The Innkeeper's Table is series of bite-sized episodes intended to bridge the gap between experienced gamers and newcomers to the hobby. We focus on a single topic each episode, for 20 minutes or less, in order to make board games more approachable to new gamers and spark discussions that gamers of all experience levels can join in on.

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The Innkeeper's Table Episodes

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Gloomhaven and Tiny Epic Zombies. We then talk about teaching board games, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "teach." Recent Games: 0:47 Teaching Games: 13:38 Board Game Etymology - 'Teach': 28:54 Outro: 31:33 Bloopers: 32:55 Gloomhaven: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/174430/gloomhaven Tiny Epic Zombies: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/244536/tiny-epic-zombies
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Villainous and Sprawlopolis. We then talk about board games involving water, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "flood." Recent Games: 1:00 Watery Games: 13:07 Board Game Etymology - 'Flood': 23:25 Outro: 24:47 No Bloopers: 25:51 Villainous: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/256382/villainous Sprawlopolis: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/251658/sprawlopolis
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Miraris and Pikoko. We then talk about intellectual property in board games, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "box." Announcements: 1:13 Recent Games: 1:42 Intellectual Property: 12:36 Board Game Etymology - 'Box': 29:29 Outro: 31:22 Bloopers: 32:26 Miraris: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/245876/miraris Pikoko: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/244505/pikoko
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures and King of Tokyo. We then talk about games we love in genres we hate, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "anomaly." Announcements: 0:49 Recent Games: 1:38 Games We Love in Genres We Hate: 10:59 Board Game Etymology - 'Anomaly': 28:29 Outro: 29:25 Bloopers: 30:47
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Ambie and Crystal discuss 1849: The Game of Sicilian Railways and Pandemic Legacy: Season 2. We then talk about games that everyone seems to like except us, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "like." Recent Games: 0:45 Unpopular Opinions: 10:30 Board Game Etymology - 'Like': 29:33 Outro: 30:55 Bloopers: 32:08 1849: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/3097/1849-game-sicilian-railways
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Ambie and Crystal discuss the fun time they had playing games and meeting people at Dice Tower Con 2018! Announcements: 0:44 Dice Tower Con: 4:49 Outro: 30:13 Bloopers: 31:26
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Ambie and Crystal discuss 1834, Southern Pacific, Ganz schön clever, and Near and Far: Amber Mines. We then talk about Kickstarter board games, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "turn." Announcements: 0:55 Recent Games: 3:26 Kickstarter: 16:00 Board Game Etymology - 'Turn': 29:07 Outro: 30:09 Bloopers: 31:13 1834: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/253320/1834 Southern Pacific: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/253319/southern-pacific
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Container and Istanbul: The Dice Game. We then talk about gaming as an introvert or extrovert, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "crowd." Announcements: 0:48 Recent Games: 4:46 Personalities: 14:28 Board Game Etymology - 'Crowd': 28:57 Outro: 30:14 Bloopers: 31:18 Container: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/26990/container Istanbul: The Dice Game: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/235488/istanbul-dice-game
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Sidereal Confluence, Unfinished Case of Holmes, and Noch Mal!. We then talk about games with unique sensory mechanisms, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "sense." Announcements: 0:44 Recent Games: 2:53 Unique Sense Mechanisms: 14:44 Board Game Etymology - 'Sense': 27:42 Outro: 28:42 Bloopers: 29:47 Sidereal Confluence: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/202426/sidereal-confluence-trading-a...
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Tokyo Highway and Legacy of Dragonholt. We then talk about lists and why people like them, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "list." Announcements: 0:47 Recent Games: 2:20 Lists: 11:21 Board Game Etymology - 'List': 25:31 Outro: 26:50 Bloopers: 28:02 Tokyo Highway: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/215463/tokyo-highway Legacy of Dragonholt: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/234669/legacy-dragonholt

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