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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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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This episode, we play with clay Golems, Munchkin now lives in a pineapple under the sea, Capstone feels the Riftforce, Port Royal pillages a big box, and Monopoly, Monopoly, Monopoly, not Monopoly.

 

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More details on Cranio Creation’s Golem

 

Monopoly ironically has trademark problems

 

Ticket to Ride Task Switcher

 

AEG Big Game Night Kickstarter

 

Pandemic novels coming from Aconyte

 

Spongebob Squarepants Munchkin

 

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Welcome to Solosaurus, a podcast about one player board and card games. In this episode, Martin and Michael start buying into the Cthulu madness (well, more Michael than Martin as Martin's already on board) by taking a look at AuZtralia, by Martin Wallace!
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  • What Have You Been Playing?
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This episode, Catan once again extends in all three dimensions, Disney Sidekicks get their day in the spotlight, and Arydia brings that Xia feel to fantasy RPGs.

 

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Arydia coming from Cody Miller and Far Out Games

 

UltraPRO bringing back 2 Lord of the RIngs Games

 

Zombicide Army of the Dead announced by CMON

 

Catan 3D Edition being reissued

 

Side Kicks announced from Spin Master Games and Eric Lang

 

Drawing game Doodle Dungeon from Pegasus Spiele and Ulrich Bloom

 

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This episode, GenCon exhibitors are getting cold feet, MacroMicro: Crime City is soon being dealt a Full House, we learn almost nothing about Too Many Bones Elder Scrolls edition, and the Spiel nominees are announced.

 

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-Companies becoming wary of attending GenCon 2021

-Isaac Childres comments on social responsibility in games

-Board & Dice clarifies position on Daniele Tascini games

-Spiel des Jahres nominations released for 2021

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This episode, Pokemon cards go on lockdown, those pesky kittens get another game, Maracaibo rises up with an expansion, Pandemic’s Hot Zone extends to Europe, and we celebrate with a fine bottle of Dom Pierre.

 

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This episode, BGG awards some golden geeks with golden geeks, Essen swears they are really really having a convention this year, Voids and Stations both Fall, and we worry prematurely and excessively about an Isle full of Kittens.

 

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Welcome to Solosaurus, a podcast about one player board and card games. In this episode, Martin and Michael start saiiiiiiling...taking games awaaayyyyyyy to where they've alllll-ways heard it could beeee...oh wait, this isn't an 80s song by Christopher Cross, but a review of the board game Shores of Tripoli, from Fort Circle Games!
 
Special Additions: A WHOLE NEW segment called 'What Have You Been Playing,' as well as our Viscounts of the West Kingdom winner, and even more stuff!
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This episode, Hasbro reports on Wizard of the Coast earnings, both fungible and non-fungible, GenCon details the haves and have nots of pandemic era conventions, CMYK obtains both Quacks and catapults, and Sarah Shah takes over as crowdfunding correspondent.

 

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This episode, Grail Games loses evil genius Knizia but gains all the “Minion”s, Board & Dice hires a fantastic Family, and Galaxy Trucker keeps on truckin'. And long time contributors Chris and Kitty deliver their final Kickstarter report.

 

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