Dice Tower Network Podcast: Solosaurus

A podcast about one player board and card games. Join Brandon Waite and Carter McKie every other Friday for the latest solo games news and an in-depth review of a solo game or variant. If you love solo games, or your opportunities to play with others are all but extinct, this is the show for you!

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Solosaurus Episodes

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This week, Tasty Minstrels are singing dirges, Z-Man is newly led by a spirit of old prompting a history lesson, and Capstone finds Pfister to be an absolute Boon. Plus, human scum.

 

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This week, we pull the hood off of the next Marvel Champions Pack, Mansions of Madness has completed renovations for now, Dune Dune Dune-y Dune, and Trading Card Games are half the battle.

 

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This week, we belatedly announce the winners of the Spiel des Jahres, Happy Salmons are now Exploding Salmons, Bruno Cathala is the next great designer to drink the roll-and-write Kool Aid, and STOP… Hammer Time.

 

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Welcome to Solosaurus, a podcast about one player board and card games. In this episode, Martin and guest Jason Montgomery (from Meeple, Myself, and I) dive into Obsession and its expansions, published by Kayenta Games and designer Dan Halligan.
  • Intro and Exposition (0:00)
  • Obsession Review Intro (9:23)
  • What Have You Been Playing? (12:52)
  • Solo Gaming News (40:01)
  • Review Begins (50:40)
  • Components (56:05)
  • Rules (1:03:48)
  • Gameplay (1:10:47)
  • Who Would Enjoy This Game?
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This week, UK Games Expo tightens it’s mask, Jamaica gets more beautiful, and Uwe Rosenberg has a fever... A fever for tulips.

 

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This week, GenCon and Essen conventions specify rules regarding COVID, new versions announced for Machi Koro, Crossbows and Catapults, and Berried Treasure, and expansions are coming for a Last Aurora Middle Earth Dune Bonfire.

 

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This week, everything is coming up Walker-Harding, Lost Ruins has Found Leaders, Asmodee and Amazon fight crime onine, and super mega lucky box, super mega luck box, super mega. Lucky box.

 

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Welcome to Solosaurus, a podcast about one player board and card games. In this episode, Martin and Michael have a great discussion about solo games with game designer Ben Franklin and the CEO of Side Room Games, Dustin Culberson.
  • Intro and Exposition (0:00)
  • Interview Start (1:22)
  • Wrap-Up (44:27)
You can find great solo games (and a community to talk about them with like-minded folks) at the best online gaming store for solo gamers: Stone Valley Games (www.stonevalleygames.com).
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It’s the anniversary episode and Jasper and Jesse are back, celebrating one year of Dice Tower Now! This week, lots of infrastructure - Pipeline and Fort Expansions, plus Mountain and Wall Solo modes. Plus, a minimalistic take on Gloomhaven, and a new green, voiceless labiodental fricative train game.

 

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In this episode, Dragomino wins the Kinderspiel des Jahres award, Lucky Duck’s Chronicles gets a version for kids, Res Arcana becomes pearlescent, and more Dune is less Dune.

 

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