Dice Tower Network Podcast: Tabletop Game Talk

Tabletop Game Talk is a weekly podcast that not only talks about games but also covers the topics of the board game hobby in general.  Chris, Kitty, and Josh each bring a different view point to the conversation in a fun and easy to listen to format.  The top of every episode includes feedback from our listeners to encourage a strong and interactive community.

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Tabletop Game Talk Episodes

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[Note: there was about 1 minute that a bad audio file went live.  So if you can’t hear Fletcher, you auto downloaded during that minute.  Just deleted the file and redownload and everything should be ok.] With so many new releases being delayed and game stores having to fully close down, some of us have … Continue reading TGT On Topic 189: Revisiting Old Board Games
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Well this title sounds bad – but no, we’re not bored with board gaming, but maybe some people are and we’re going to talk about how to get over that boredom.  Also, this episode could be titled something along the line of Tangent Time… so be ready for some of that too! If you want … Continue reading TGT On Topic 188: Bored With Board Gaming
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Social distancing seems to be the phrase of the day and with all this distancing we’re finding ourselves with a lot of extra time on our hands.  So what do gamers do with extra time, they game, but… oh right, we need to social distance.  In this episode we talk about ways we can still … Continue reading TGT On Topic 187: Remote Gaming
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This week, while in quarantine, we talk about The Game Designers Movie by Eric Rayl.  This is a great peek behind the hobbyist board game designer curtain.  We only give an overview, but it’s definitely worth watching.  You can find out more at http://www.thegamedesignersmovie.com Also, since most of us are now quarantined in some way, … Continue reading TGT On Topic 186: The Game Designers Movie
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This week we catalog a bunch of board game apps.  Kitty and Fletcher haven’t played many of these, yet, but Chris seems to have played everything – yeah yeah, not surprising.  But we do talk about a ton of games, so in case you missed any, here is the list… Pandemic Catan Classic Ticket to … Continue reading TGT On Topic 185: Board Game Apps
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This week we go long.  Well not really long in the episode, but long in gaming.  Or really we just talk about long gaming sessions.  Like all day or maybe even a weekend.  Sometimes the same game, sometimes a series of games.  Sometimes you just need to go through an entire legacy game in one … Continue reading TGT On Topic 184: Long-Form Gaming
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This week we’re talking about competitive legacy games (or campaign games) and how the story can overshadow the game play and desire to win.  At least for some people.  This is all spoiler free, mostly because we don’t remember enough of some of these games to spoil them in the first place, and because it’s … Continue reading TGT On Topic 183: Competitive Legacy Games
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This week we’re looking at the age old question, why make games.  In doing so we talk about the games we’re thinking of and the state of design they are in.  We also touch on the difficulty of making games in the first place.  Oh, and we learn a little bit about White Castle as … Continue reading TGT On Topic 182: Why Make Games
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This week we finally talk about our gaming couch to 5k which we end up renaming near the end of the conversation (spoiler alert: the title of the episode).  We take 4 different approaches (4th thanks to Joey) to create our lists.  And find it’s a fun thought experiment at the very least.  Oh, and … Continue reading TGT On Topic 181: Mainstream to Mastery (aka Couch to 5k)
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This is a continuations of last weeks episode and we pick up where we left off…talking about rulebooks again.  This is the last time we talk about rulebooks though, we promise.  Kickstarters and rulebooks, both topics are off limits for Chris and Kitty now. If you want to read the credits, send an mp3 (or … Continue reading TGT On Topic 180: Feedback Catchup Pt 2

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