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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Dylan and Bill discuss the logistics of hosting your own micro-convention—an all-day gaming party.

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For our third episode each month, we will be highlighting a specific game. It may be old, or it may be brand new. This month, Bill and Dylan do a highlight on the runaway Kickstarter success, Tidal Blades: Heroes of the Reef.

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The second week of each month, the hosts will do a spotlight on a specific game mechanic. For January 2020, they discuss dice management games.

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Dylan and Bill introduce a new format for episode topics for the new year. The first week each month will feature suggestions of games to play if you enjoyed a specific game. This month, we look at games you might want to try if you enjoyed Dominion.

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Leslie Scott, desinger of Jenga, and Freddie Scott Vollrath, designer of Slappy Camper, discuss what all goes into designing and pitching games for the mass market.We talk about what makes a game “mass market,” getting games into museums, where to pitch game ideas, and more.

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Mike Lee, professional rulebook writer, discusses how to put together a clear, concise set of rules for your game.Mike has written rulebooks for publishers like Button Shy Games, and he’s put together the most in-depth rules writing guide I’ve ever seen. We talk about cognitive load, structure, accessibility, and more. And if you want to dive deeper,...

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