In this episode, Tom and Eric are joined at the Dice Tower Retreat Orlando by Stephen Buonocore to talk about all sorts of assorted topics, including but not limited to these games: Bitoku, Rummikub, Foundations of Rome, That's Life, Magical Athlete, The Crew: Mission Deep Sea, Cascadia, Transformers: The Deckbuilding Game, Vagrantsong, Preorders and Nostalgia (Heroquest, Risk: Shadow Forces, Return to Dark Tower), Picture Perfect, and Empyrial: Spells and Steam.
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Oltréé is a popular cooperative dice rolling game by designers Antoine Bauza and John Grümph. Head over to the Four Square's review to see what the gang thinks about this "pursuit to kill the witch-king" game!
In this episode, Tom and Eric discuss Witchstone, Art Decko, So Clover, Savannah Park, Exit: Kidnapped in Fortune City, and Unfathomable. Geoff tries to scare us, but nothing is as terrifying as our Tale of Boardgaming Horror. Finally, we finish the show with a Top Ten list of games that we SHOULD play, but haven't.
Zapotec is a new card drafting / hand management game set in a pre-Columbian civilization era. It is one of the latest from Board & Dice and designed by Fabio Lopiano. Head over to our "Four Square" review here to see what the gang thinks about the new release.
In this episode, Tom and Eric discuss The Hunger, The Loop, Paint the Roses, 7 Wonders Architects, Bitoku, and Llamaland. Geoff remembers Sid Sackson, we answer questions from the mailbag, and we revisit our Top Ten Party Games.
Dinosaur Island was a huge success from publisher Pandasaurus Games. Their recently successful Kickstarter for Dinosaur World takes it up a notch. Dinosaur World is a worker/tile placement game where, in each round you'll "draft a new résumé card to acquire new workers; spend workers to take public actions building your park and acquiring DNA; spend further workers to take private actions improving that park; then drive your jeep around experiencing the wonder and excitement of what you have built!" What does the gang think about it?
On this episode, Tom and Eric discuss Wild Space, Cascadia, EXIT: The App - The Hotel Ophir, Iki, X-Men United, and Disney Sidekicks. We present a new Tale of Boardgaming Horror, answer questions from the mailbag, and argue over our Top Ten Mass Market Games.
Marvel United has been a huge success for CMON! People are just now starting to receive their "X-Men" versions of the popular cooperative game - this one set in the X-Men universe. Head on over to the Dice Tower's review here and see what Tom thinks.
World of Warcraft - Wrath of the Lich King is an upcoming game from Z-Man Games and designed by Justin Kemppainen, Alexandar Ortloff, and Michael Sanfilippo. It uses the "Pandemic" system to defeat the minions of the Lich King. Head on over to the Dice Tower game play video to find out much more about it here. Also find out their review on our video here.
In this episode, Tom is away, so Crystal joins Eric to talk about 50 Missions of The Crew, Hugo, Alice is Missing, Arch Ravels, Gravwell 2nd Edition, and Stellar. Geoff talks about choking, and we finish up with a Top Ten list of games that be played in 30 minutes or less.
In this episode, Tom, Suzanne, and Eric discuss Shake Up, Rise of the Metro, Almadi, Happy City, EXIT: The Gate Between Worlds, and Picture Perfect. We answer questions from the mailbag, and then the words start flying as we list our Top Ten Games that make it easy to Trash Talk.
Dark Ages: Heritage of Charlemagne, designed by Adam Kwapiński and Andrei Novac, is a unique 4x game that adds Euro mechanics to the genre. Head over to the Four Squares review to find out more and see how the team feels about this one.
In this episode, Tom and Eric discuss Omega Virus Prologue, Exit: The Sacred Temple, Sweet Existence: A Strange Planet Card Game, Snakesss, Mystic Paths, and So Clover! Geoff heads to the Olympics, and we answer questions from the mailbag. Finally, we finish up with our Top Ten Games that have won the Spiel des Jahres award.