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 Kitty and Chris talk about social contracts in board gaming and when they are needed or when they can be assumed.  But of course we do some news, feedback and Kickstarters first. Kickstarters... Backed: Black Rose Wars Watching: One Week Ultimate Werewolf Reviewed: City of Kings You can follow and/or support us with these links: Email us at podcast@TabletopGameTalk.com - for questions and feedback. giveaway@TabletopGameTalk.com - to enter our current giveaways.
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This week we talk about about the iconography and components that really drive Chris crazy.  And we talk about some good stuff too. But first some feedback and a last minute quick question from Sydnie. Kickstarters... Backed: Growl Watching: EXO: Mankind Reborn Court of the Dead: Mourner's Call Reviewed: Crisis You can follow and/or support us with these links: Email us at podcast@TabletopGameTalk.com - for questions and feedback.
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This week we talk about about fun.  And playing for it.  Really what we're talking about are those games where the focus isn't really winning or losing, but how much fun you are having playing the game.  But first we do some announcements (including the winner of Shadespire and our next giveaway) and talk about Kickstarters. Kickstarters... Backed: Zombicide: Invader Watching: The Faceless Growl Hellboy: The Board Game Gravity Warfare Reviewed: Siege Storm You can follow and/or support us with these links: Email us at
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In this episode I talk with Darryl, creator of the game Dobbers: Quest for the Key on Kickstarter now.  We of course talk about the game, but we also talk about the history of the Dobbers, it’s possible future, and we might have even designed another game at the end of the episode… You can follow … Continue reading SC 015: Dobbers Quest for the Key
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This week we talk about about table talk.  The talk outside the game that can effect the game itself.  When is it ok and when does it cross the line into breaking the game?  But first a few announcements, and of course Kickstarters and feedback. Kickstarters... Backed: Unbroken Watching: Terminator Genisys: Rise of the Resistance Dobbers: Quest for the Key Reviewed: Impulse Segments... 0:00 - Intro 3:45 - Kickstarter 19:01 - Feedback 36:40 - On Topic 1:05:10 - Outro Tom's list (top 5 of each category) of recommended games... Easy to play
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This week we talk about this article: https://thewirecutter.com/reviews/board-games-for-adults/ We really don't talk about this,https://thewirecutter.com/reviews/board-games-for-kids/ , related article, but it's good too. Kickstarters... Backed: Gruff: Stuff of Nightmares Watching: Street Fighter, the Miniatures Game Zombicide: Invader Crisis Reviewed: 7th Continent Segments... 0:00 - Intro 3:52 - Kickstarter 22:38 - Feedback
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This week we attempt to answer the question, are there too many games?  First there are several announcements that Chris stays on script for, a ton of Kickstaters, a review of Lords of Hellas, feedback, and a quick question on the Dice Tower Network. Kickstarters... Backed: Dead Throne Watching: HEXplore It: The Forest of Adrimon Fireball Island Graphic Novel Adventures Gruff: Stuff of Nightmares The Awful Orphanage Reviewed: Lords of Hellas Segments... 0:00 - Intro 8:50 - Kickstarter 21:08 - Feedback 28:52 - Quick Question 31:10 - On Topic 58:54 - Outro
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In this session we start the adventure in the D&D Starter Set where the adventuring party encounters some goblins while attempting to deliver some goods to the small town of Phandalin.
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This week we look at the desire to collect things, mostly games, but sometimes Barbies and X-Men cards.  Before that we announce some winners to our last contest, have some new email addresses, announce a new contest, feedback, questions, and of course Kickstarters where Kitty does the review! Link to Unbroken limited time print and play: http://altemagames.com/unbroken/playtesting/
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In this Side Chat, you’ll hear our first podcast actual play session for Dungeons & Dragons.  Well, at least how the game begins.  We go over the rules to D&D and then get to know the players and their characters. Want to know more about the D&D Starter Set, you can find out all about … Continue reading SC 013: D&D Session 0 – How to Play

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