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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This week we dive into CoOp games.  Our primary focus is on Pandemic, but we talk about many different types of CoOps as well as the good and the bad of them.  Let us know if you agree or disagree with our thoughts. [There was an editing error in the original file, if you downloaded … Continue reading TGT 009: CoOp Games

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This week we talk about social games.  But first we talk about the game we played today Tiny Epic Galexy.  What do we consider a social game?  What about social deduction?  We go deeper into a few games such as Are You A Werewolf, Resistance/Avalon, Deception, Cosmic Encounters, we even talk a bit about spades. … Continue reading TGT 008: Social Games

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First we talk a little about “The Duke” and “Risk Legacy” as the game’s we’ve recently played.  We then talk about how we all got into role playing games, what we like about them, and how they are different from board games.  

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A special “Side Chat” edition of Tabletop Game Talk where Chris talks about his upcoming game at GameHoleCon, a convention in Madison, WI the first weekend of November.  

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This week we talk about game classifications, that is, what’s a euro game, american game, mass market vs designer, etc.  We also talk about game types and mechanics as well as luck vs skill games. This week’s podcast picture is a picture of my “game nook.”  It was taken when it was clean and about … Continue reading TGT 006: Game Classifications

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This week our topic is how to learn and teach new games.  Since starting this podcast we’ve had to learn and play many more games in a short period of time.  We’ll talk about our experiences with teaching games as well as what we look for from a teacher of games.  

The post TGT 005: Teaching and Learning New Games. appeared first on Tabletop Game Talk.

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We’ve heard the feedback and we’re adjusting the format of the show to make it more universal. First – We’re adding a host, welcome Kitty! Next – We’re not going to be doing in-depth on a single game anymore.  Instead we’re going to go with a topic based focus.  We’ll still be talking about specific … Continue reading TGT 004: What makes a game fun?

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This week we talk about Legendary Encounters: Firefly.  Josh didn’t get as many plays as he would like, so it’s a lot of Chris talking about solo play vs team strategies.

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In this episode we talk about the ins and outs of Blood Rage by Cool Mini or Not.  We cover the expansions and talk about our experiences with different strategies we’ve tried.

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In this episode we talk about Scythe and some strategy tips for new players.

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