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 is the first in our new interview series.  In this episode Chris talks with Andrew Parks about his new Dungeon Alliance Kickstarter.  And since it’s Andrew Parks, we also talk a bit about Core Worlds and the upcoming game from WizKids: Assault of the Giants.  (Although I call it “Attack” of the Giants on the … Continue reading SC 002 Interview: Dungeon Alliance with Andrew Parks
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This week we announce the winner of our listeners only valentines day contest!  We then go on to talk about lots and lots of games good for couples. There are a few surprises along the way - so listen on!
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This week we talk a bit more about Codex as it's our game of the day.  We also get to some feedback about our CCG episodes and answer a question about games with lite rules for super casual gamers. Then we get into our main topic of D&D where Chris starts out with a history of D&D and then we move into how to play.  This is one of Chris's favorite topics so email us if you have questions or comments. And thanks our Friend of the Show Emil Gilljam, for being our first Patreon!
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This week we start out with a lot of announcements and feedback.  On of the bigger ones, for us, is that we now have a Patreon page.  You can find it by searching for us on Patreon or just go to tabletopgametalk.com/patreon. About 31 minutes in we get to our on topic section where we answer an email from Andrew Fayash about expansions.  We'll talk about types we like and don't like so much.  And games that have tons of expansions vs games that may only have one but it's a must have. Let us know what you think about expansions!
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In this episode we talk about Collectable Card Games - Mainly Magic the Gathering and Pokemon, but a splash of Yu-Gi-Oh as well.  But before we get to that we have a couple long listener feedback.  Oh and an announcement that you can only hear about from listening to the podcast.  Enjoy!
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This episode is all about you.  Well sort of.  First we announce a secret thing you'll have to listen to to find out about, then we go off topic and talk about X-Com the board game as well as Labyrinth (a classic from Kitty's childhood).  Eventually we get on topic and answer your questions.  Let us know how you think we did!
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In this, start of the year episode, we each list off our top 5 games.  Since Spencer joined us, that's 20 games for our 20th episode.  We want to know your top 5 games!  Let us know by emailing us at tabletopgametalk@gmail.com. But first we start of year off topic with a new years goal from Chris...to lose 55 pounds by October.  Starting weight 215.  What are your new year's goals?
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In this episode we go meta.  We start out talking about the podcast in meta ways (you'll even learn our last names).  We'll then go into a short off topic and talk about our game of the day, "Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu."  Then we go on topic and tall about meta gaming in your board games and how that can cross over into cheating. Our next episode will be a questions from the listeners episode.  Send us your questions and we'll answer as many as we can.
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And we have our first contest winner!  Listen to find out who. Send us questions (tabletopgametalk@gmail.com) for our upcoming questions episode! This week we first spend a little extra time off-topic talking about some social deduction games we just played (and the wine we played them with).  We then go on-topic to talk about a few of our favorite deck building games.
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It's the last week to enter our contest.  Email us at tabletopgametalk@gmail.com by Dec 18th, 6:00pm central time to enter.  Share, like, or leave us a iTunes review to increase the number of entries.  What do you win?  A box of games worth over $180! This week we talk about board games on phones and tablets.  Are they better or worse?  Overpriced?  Good for learning the game or strategies?  Listen to what we think and email us if you agree or disagree.

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