Dice Tower Network Podcast: The Portal Gaming Podcast

Portal Gaming Podcast is a podcast brought you by a store called the Portal located in Manchester, CT. The podcast is hosted by the brandt and Bryan and published on a biweekly basis. Every episode they recount recent games played, update on store events and new releases, and discuss hobby gaming from the perspective of a friendly local game store.

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The Portal Gaming Podcast Episodes

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In this episode, the brandt reviews a pile of games including: Duelosaur Island, Dice Throne, Fleet: The Dice Game, Liguria, Pandemic: Fall of Rome, Scorpius Freighter, and AuZtralia. He then discusses his other favorites from 2018. Enjoy!
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In this episode, the brandt, Bryan, Kathy, and special guest Larry discuss 2018 as a whole: storewise, conventions, games, etc. They then present their top ten games of 2018 (well, sort of for Kathy). Enjoy and Happy 2019!
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In this episode, the brandt is so crazy busy he records on the road (again) and the quality is a bit low. He reviews Quacks of Quedlinburg and Underwater Cities. He then discusses the fate of legacy games. Enjoy!
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In this episode, the brandt and kathy recap their time at PAX Unplugged 2018 while driving home! They discuss the convention as a whole, the city of Philadelphia, and, of course, games played at the Con!
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In this episode, the brandt is on the road and he recounts receny plays of Heroes of Terrinoth, Gingerbread House, Ghost Fightin' Treasure Hunters, Mutant: Chronicles, and Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig. He then discusses Mental Stimulation vs Social Aspect of Board Gaming. Enjoy!
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In this episode, the brandt and Bryan are joined by guest host Larry Plano and they spend an entire episode discussing and reviewing KeyForge! Enjoy and thanks for listening!
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In this episode the brandt recounts recent plays of Origami, Minute Realms, Ganymede, Kitchen Rush, Rescue Polar Bears, and Holding On: The Troubled Life of Billy Kerr. He is joined by Jimmy for quick thoughts on Rescue Polar Bears. Finally, the art of the review and negative reviews. Thanks!
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In this episode, the brandt and Bryan are joined by Harrison from the Game On Meetup to talk about the Extra Life Charity Auction and Game Day on November 3. They also recount recent plays of The Estates, Discovery: Unknown Lands, and Chronicles of Crime. Thanks and please consider stopping by or supporting the Extra Life Charity.
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In this episode, the brandt and Mason, a local Portal patron discuss recent plays of John Company, Rising Sun, Spirit Island, and Fog of Love including the announcement of the LGBTQ expansion. They then run through a "primer" of strategies for various games and mechanisms. Enjoy!
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In this episode, the brandt and kathy recap VannerCon 2018. Then the brandt and Bryan run through the games they played at the con. Thanks for listening!

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