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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Today we’re we are talking about, how big box stores, like Walmart and Target effect the local game store and the industry as a whole. Are Target exclusives a good thing? Are these store pulling business away from the smaller stores? Is this the end of the local game store? No, but it is worth … Continue reading TGT 154 On Topic: Target v. FLAGS
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Who’s Trevor Davis?  A game designer we’ve never heard about?  An amazing artist?  Maybe a publisher of the next great game company? Maybe, we’re not sure.  But what we are sure of is Trevor writes us.  A lot.  And we love it.  And his 20 questions email inspired us (ok, Chris) to make an episode … Continue reading TGT 153 On Topic: Trevor Davis
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This week we look at what might be a board game bubble, or what might not be.  Who knew Fletcher had an econ degree?  This one has layers that might be enlightening, if they are at all understandable.  Bubbles. Email us at feedback@TabletopGameTalk.com – for questions and feedback.
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We’ve run out of topic!  Not really, but this is a grab bag of an episode none-the-less.  Fireworks, babies, weddings, and of course we do talk about some games and feedback.  Don’t worry, we’ll be back to a normal episode next week… probably. One last thing – you may notice this was published earlier than … Continue reading TGT 151 On Topic: Off Topic?
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Today we’re doing our first top 10 list.  Well, three of them really.  There are no rules to the list, just that there are 10 games on it.  We don’t want to spoil the list here.  But we also know that it’s handy to have a written reference, so we’ll spoil the list below the … Continue reading TGT 150 On Topic: Our Top 10 Games
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Today we’re talking about being super competitive and the games that encourage this level of competitiveness.  We’ve all seen these types of players, or maybe know them, or maybe are them… The players that must win.  The “If you’re not first, you’ve lost” kind of players.  So, we’re going to talk about competitiveness in gaming. … Continue reading TGT 149 On Topic: Competitive Gaming
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Today we’re talking about vacation games. These could be games we bring with us or games we find sitting on the shelf of our AirBnB or in the closet of grandma’s house. What makes games good, or awful choices for this situation?
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Today we’re talking about those games that take up a LOT of space. Sometimes that means space on the table, but it often means multiple boxes, or over sized boxes, or dozens or hundreds of miniatures. These are the games that are a challenge to store and likely a bigger challenge to get a chance … Continue reading TGT 147 On Topic: Huge Games
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This week we talk about TheGameCrafter.com.  This is a site that lets you make and print games, but it also has a lot of other cool features that even game designers may want to use.  We talk all about it.  Trust us, everyone should listen to this one… Email us at feedback@TabletopGameTalk.com – for questions … Continue reading TGT 146 On Topic: The Game Crafter (dot) Com
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This week we talk about designing games.  Or more accurately, amateurs trying to design games.  There is a lot of cross over between video games and tabletop games, so we talk about a bit of that too. And Chris’s Tiny Town Play Along is here: https://youtu.be/_DgDJh2-rxQ   Email us at feedback@TabletopGameTalk.com – for questions and feedback.

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