In this show, the Englesteins talk some more about their game design process, Moritz discusses solitaire gaming, and Giles and Mark show up with gaming goodness. We start a new question segment, talk about Arimaa, both the game and book, and discuss Attika. Brad concludes his interview, and we announce the top ten enemies of gaming!
Contributor: Eric Summerer
Eric Michael Summerer is a voice actor and producer whose voice has been heard in countless commercials and instructional recordings. A graduate of Syracuse University, studying both TV/Radio/Film and Theater, Eric has served as narrator for hundreds of audiobooks, including Arthur C. Clarke’s Childhood’s End, Kurt Vonnegut’s God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, and novels set in the Dungeons and Dragons and Pathfinder universes (Elaine Clark's Songs and Swords series, Liane Merciel's Nightglass and Nightblade). He is an Audie nominee and AudioFile Earphones Award recipient. Interactive media credits include Mytran Wars, King of Fighters 2006, and Metal Slug 3D. Eric is also the voice of the companion apps for One Night Ultimate Werewolf (Bezier Games) and Dead of Winter: A Crossroads Game (Plaid Hat Games).
Eric’s favorite games include Pandemic, Alien Frontiers, and Merchant of Venus, but he’s willing to try just about anything, from abstract strategy games to (horrors!) the latest version of Monopoly. Eric is active on BoardGameGeek with the username amazingintern, and can be followed on Twitter at @ericsummerer. He also enjoys watching lots of television, listening to novelty music, and fondly remembering his short-lived curling career.
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Tom Vasel and Eric Summerer review a few board game publishers at Origins 2009.
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A couple of interviews Eric and I did at Origins.
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Interviews and thoughts on Origins 2009
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In this episode, the Dice Tower crew review the year 2007, talking about the biggest surprises, worst games, strangest games, biggest disappointments, most innovative games, best expansions, best party game, best gateway games, best kids games, and games with the best components. We discuss some of the biggest board game stories of the year - and end the show with our top ten games of 2007!
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