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The Dice Tower is an Internet podcast (a radio show you can download) about boardgames. Your hosts for the show are Tom Vasel, noted game reviewer, and Eric Summerer. In the show, Tom and Eric talk about boardgames, card games, wargames, miniatures, and the people who play them. New to the Dice Tower? Then listen to: Episode 0: Introduction & Top 15 Games a New Gamer Should Buy Note: The Dice Tower episodes are provided as a service to the community and although they are entirely family friendly, CoolStuffInc.com is not responsible for their content.

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The Dice Tower is an Internet podcast (a radio show you can download) about boardgames. Your hosts for the show are Tom Vasel, noted game reviewer, and Eric Summerer. In the show, Tom and Eric talk about boardgames, card games, wargames, miniatures, and the people who play them. New to the Dice Tower? Then listen to: Episode 0: Introduction & Top 15 Games a New Gamer Should Buy Note: The Dice Tower episodes are provided as a service to the community and although they are entirely family friendly, CoolStuffInc.com is not responsible for their content.

iTunes Ratings

80 Ratings
Average Ratings
72
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1
2

Solid every time!

By Biggumpn - Aug 27 2015
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Dicetower is a win every time. Loads of episodes and haven't hit a groaner yet. The Grand Poobah of gaming podcasts, give a listen then travel down the rabbit hole to meet the rest of the network. You won't be sorry!

I love this podcast!

By Risk9876 - Aug 27 2013
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These guys are great! Very informative!

iTunes Ratings

80 Ratings
Average Ratings
72
4
1
1
2

Solid every time!

By Biggumpn - Aug 27 2015
Read more
Dicetower is a win every time. Loads of episodes and haven't hit a groaner yet. The Grand Poobah of gaming podcasts, give a listen then travel down the rabbit hole to meet the rest of the network. You won't be sorry!

I love this podcast!

By Risk9876 - Aug 27 2013
Read more
These guys are great! Very informative!
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Dice Tower Deluxe

Latest release on Jan 03, 2016

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The Dice Tower is an Internet podcast (a radio show you can download) about boardgames. Your hosts for the show are Tom Vasel, noted game reviewer, and Eric Summerer. In the show, Tom and Eric talk about boardgames, card games, wargames, miniatures, and the people who play them. New to the Dice Tower? Then listen to: Episode 0: Introduction & Top 15 Games a New Gamer Should Buy Note: The Dice Tower episodes are provided as a service to the community and although they are entirely family friendly, CoolStuffInc.com is not responsible for their content.

Rank #1: Episode #151: Top 10 Train Games

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In this show, Ben Forgard joins Tom and they talk about some recent games, such as Timber Tom, Dominion, and Tales of Arabian Knights. Algo talks about Mechanicsburgo, Brad talks about Age of Steam, Steve talks about Monsters Ravage America, and Mark talks about playing games with children. We start a new contest, talk about gaming awards, and Geoff finishes up the show with his top ten train games.

Jul 21 2009

1hr 13mins

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Rank #2: Episode #156: Top 10 Enemies of Gaming

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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!

Sep 28 2009

1hr 24mins

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Rank #3: DTD # 402 - Cooperative Games

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In this show, we talk about Harbour, Pirates, Ninjas, Robots, Zombies, Grasshopper and the Ant, Tragedy Looper, Orleans, Bang: the Dice Game, and Grimoire.  We answer a pile of questions, and end the show with our top ten cooperative games!

Apr 22 2015

1hr 21mins

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Rank #4: DTD # 432 - Top 10 Interactive Games

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In this show, we talk for a long time about games, including  504, Fury of Dracula, Gallerist, Porta Nigra,  Ghostbusters, Gutsy, Renaissance Wars, and The Room 3.  We also answer questions, and then tell about our favorite ten interactive games (that aren't wargames).  Or something like that.

Nov 17 2015

1hr 27mins

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Rank #5: DTD # 397 - Best Bang for your Buck

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In this show, we talk about Pictomania, Dragon's Gold, The Worst Game Ever, Pandemic: State of Emergency, XCom: the Board Game, and the Witcher.  We also hear from Geoff on poker, answer a pile of questions, and tell you our favorite "bang for the buck" games

Mar 12 2015

1hr 31mins

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Rank #6: DTD # 429 - Turtling

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In this show, we talk about Far Space Foundry, Raptor, Wurfel Kung Fu, the new expansions for both Race for the Galaxy and Roll for the Galaxy, Ticket to Ride Map Pack 5, Dice City, and Automobiles. We hear from Geoff, Brian, and Dan - and hear three tales, one of Horror, one of Awkwardness, and one of Shame! Finally, we talk about "turtling" and whether or not we like when it shows up in our games.

Oct 29 2015

1hr 30mins

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Rank #7: DTD # 424 - Best Games for Seven Players

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In this episode, we talk about Ashes, New Salem, Lord of the Rings/w Sauron, a pile of Star Wars games, and Pandemic Legacy! We also answer questions about cooking, demoers, working with publishers, and more. We end the episode with our top ten games for seven players!

Sep 23 2015

1hr 23mins

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Rank #8: Episode #205: How to deal with annoying gamers

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In this episode, we visit a game store and give you an opinion, Tom reviews a pile of games, and we discuss how to deal with annoying gamers.

Apr 26 2011

1hr 3mins

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Rank #9: DTD # 430 - Music and Games

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In this show, we talk about Automania, Inhabit the Earth, Antarctica, Taverna,  Pandemic Legacy, TIME Stories, Say Cheese!and Ocean Raiders.  Eric rants, we answer a pile of questions, and then end the episode talking about our favorite games to have music in the background (and what music that should be).

Nov 05 2015

1hr 34mins

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Rank #10: DTD # 414 - Basic and Advanced Strategy

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In this episode, we talk about  Bountytown, Flick 'em Up, Tiny Epic Galaxies, Rattle Battle, Battlelore expansions, and Parfum. We answer questions about the World Boardgaming Championships and more, we have a tale of Horror and one of Amazement, Geoff talks about the pronounn "they", and a bunch of other contributors stop by with great segments! Finally, we talk about whether or not we like to play the "basic" version of a game, or the "advanced" version.

Jul 16 2015

1hr 21mins

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Rank #11: DTD # 356 - Hidden Objective Games

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In this show, we talk about Dungeon Petz, Khet, C3K, Mission Red Planet, Ka-boom, and Toss Your Cookies!  We also hear about a Tale of Jerkiness, why Eric hates Citadels, and several other questions and answers.  Finally, we end the show with our top ten games with hidden objectives.

May 21 2014

1hr 22mins

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Rank #12: Episode #212: Top ten story-telling games

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In this episode, Moritz enters the Mansions from Madness, and Ryan finds another game show he hates. We answer a pile of questions, and give our top ten story-telling games - whatever that means.

Jun 13 2011

59mins

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Rank #13: TDT # 380 - No one will play this game!

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In this episode, we take a look at Dreaming Spires, Robin, The Endless River, Xia, Alchemists, and Argent.  We are joined by Brian on No Thanks, The Angry Gamer on non-responsiveness, Geoff, and Bill, and answer a pile of questions.  Finally, we talk about games that we can't get anyone to play with us!

Nov 13 2014

1hr 27mins

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Rank #14: DTD # 408 - Restaurant Games

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In this show, we talk about Frontier Stations, Traders of Osaka, Dominion Adventures, Dark Seas, Ars Alchimea, and Forge War. We answer questions including  our opinions on "takebacks" and choosing roles. Finally, we end the episode with our top ten games to play at a restaurant.

Jun 04 2015

1hr 18mins

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Rank #15: Episode #155: Top 10 Filler Games

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In this show, Tom and Eric discuss some recently played games, and Tom talks about Middle Earth Quest. Geoff gets random, Joe goes to war with his wife, Sam checks in from California, and Brad talks about WBC. Snow Tails and Formula D go in for a grudge match, and we dig into the vault - talking about Amun Re. We continue our contest for Gryphon games, and end the show with our top ten "Filler" games!

Sep 14 2009

1hr 6mins

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Rank #16: DTD # 428 - Questionpalooza

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In this show, Tom and Eric talk about our Essen Spiel trip, what we saw and did there. Then, for the rest of the show, we tackle our gigantic pile of questions from listeners! 

Oct 21 2015

1hr 30mins

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Rank #17: DTD # 422 - What Attracts us to a Game

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In this show, we take a look at The Undercity, Bloody Inn, Star Trek: Five Year Mission, Rum and Bones, Smash Up Munchkin, and Apocalypse Chaos.  We also answer questions about locations of conventions, game nolstalgia, and more!  We end the show with the top ten things that attract us to a new game.

Sep 11 2015

1hr 28mins

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Rank #18: DTD # 409 - Food and Drink at the Table

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In this show we talk about Witness, Burger Joint, Xia, Super Dungeon Explore Forgotten King, Chaosmos, and String Safari. Geoff gives a eulogy, we are joined by a couple other contributors, take a look back at Catan and Mystery of the Abbey, and hear both a tale of Horror and Amazement. Finally, we end the show talking about our rules concerning food and drink at the gaming table.

Jun 11 2015

1hr 1min

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Rank #19: DTD # 425 - Here to Stay!

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In this episode, we are joined by special guest Rich Sommer! We talk about Cthulhu Realms, Portal, Tiny Epic Galaxies (Solo), Trambahn, Terra, Bomb Squad, Kryptos, Petite Pastiche, and Wink. We hear about treachery, amazement, and horror, solo games, forming a game group, and more! Finally, we end the show talking about games we will never get rid of.

Oct 01 2015

1hr 30mins

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Rank #20: DTD # 401 - Prototypes

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Hey, we're back! In this show, we talk about Council of Verona, Firefly Blue Sun, Star Wars: The Queen’s Gambit, Viticulture + Tuscany, the Bruges expansion, Quilt Show, and Balderdash.  Eric ruins someone's convention, we talk about legal recourse against Kickstarter, and are joined by a host of contributors.  Finally, we end the show with our thoughts on playing people's game prototypes.

Apr 17 2015

1hr 29mins

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DTD # 438 - Best of 2015, part 2

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It's part two of our end of the year show!

In this jam-packed mega show, all of our contributors and Dice Tower affiliates show up and give their input on...It's part two of our end of the year show!

In this jam-packed mega show, all of our contributors and Dice Tower affiliates show up and give their input on... Best cooperative game,

Most Innovative game,

Strangest game,

Best Expansion,

Best Reprint,

Biggest Brainburner,

Best Gaming Event,

and our Top 10 of 2015!

Come join us and here our opinions on the year 2015, as it draws to a close.

Jan 03 2016

2hr 15mins

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DTD # 437 - Best of 2015, part 1

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It's part one of our end of the year show! In this jam-packed mega show, all of our contributors and Dice Tower affiliates show up and give their input on... The year as a whole, Biggest news of the year, Biggest surprise, Biggest Disappointment, Best Components, Best Artwork, Worst Game, Best card game, Best party game, Best kids game, and Best family game. Come join us and here our opinions on the year 2015, as it draws to a close.

Dec 24 2015

2hr 29mins

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DTD # 436 - Let it Go

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In this show, we talk about Ice and the Sky, The Prodigals Club, Pirate Den, Fidelitas, 10 to Kill, Floating Market, Kemet: Ta Seti, Safranito, and Mord Im Arosa.  Brian takes a look at Money, Geoff at Gutsy, and we hear about starting a game club and more Legal moves.  Tom quizzes Eric about shopping, and we finish up the show discussing when to let a game go out of your collection.

Dec 18 2015

1hr 12mins

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DTD # 435 Top Ten AEG Games

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In this episode, we talk about  German Railroads, Estoril 1942, Klask, Stinky Business,  Mow Money, ...and then we held hands, KLASK, and Between Two Cities. We answer questions about conventions, using cash to buy games, and why we don't review everything.  Finally, we end the show with our top ten games from AEG games.

Dec 09 2015

1hr 25mins

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DTD # 434 - Dealing with the Hype

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In this show, we talk about  Sleuth, Paperback Co-Operative, State Smarts, Chess with The Child Above and Below, Simurgh, Gum Gum Machine, and the Colt Express Expansion.  We hear a tale of Horror and one of outrage, talk about game clubs, and Tom gives us a rundown of the Come and Play day with GTS distribution.  Finally, we end the show talking about how to deal with the hype machine!

Dec 02 2015

1hr 14mins

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DTD # 433 - Live from BGG Con!

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In this show, we are joined by Rich Sommer, Sam Healey, Zee Garcia, Jason Levine, Mark Streed and more in this Boardgame Breakfast crossover!  Recorded live at BGG.con 2015, we talk about games we've played, have several segments, and close out the show answering questions from the audience.

Nov 25 2015

1hr 31mins

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DTD # 432 - Top 10 Interactive Games

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In this show, we talk for a long time about games, including  504, Fury of Dracula, Gallerist, Porta Nigra,  Ghostbusters, Gutsy, Renaissance Wars, and The Room 3.  We also answer questions, and then tell about our favorite ten interactive games (that aren't wargames).  Or something like that.

Nov 17 2015

1hr 27mins

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DTD #431 - You destroyed my game!

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In this show, we talk about The Big Book of Madness, Tabletopia: Police Precinct, Dark Stories, Treasure of the 13 Islands, Time Stories, Orleans expansion, M.U.L.E, and Trickerion. Tom also talks about twenty other games as fast as he can, we hear from some contributors, and hear a few tales. Finally, we talk about what we do when someone else damages our games.

Nov 17 2015

1hr 22mins

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DTD # 430 - Music and Games

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In this show, we talk about Automania, Inhabit the Earth, Antarctica, Taverna,  Pandemic Legacy, TIME Stories, Say Cheese!and Ocean Raiders.  Eric rants, we answer a pile of questions, and then end the episode talking about our favorite games to have music in the background (and what music that should be).

Nov 05 2015

1hr 34mins

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DTD # 429 - Turtling

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In this show, we talk about Far Space Foundry, Raptor, Wurfel Kung Fu, the new expansions for both Race for the Galaxy and Roll for the Galaxy, Ticket to Ride Map Pack 5, Dice City, and Automobiles. We hear from Geoff, Brian, and Dan - and hear three tales, one of Horror, one of Awkwardness, and one of Shame! Finally, we talk about "turtling" and whether or not we like when it shows up in our games.

Oct 29 2015

1hr 30mins

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DTD # 428 - Questionpalooza

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In this show, Tom and Eric talk about our Essen Spiel trip, what we saw and did there. Then, for the rest of the show, we tackle our gigantic pile of questions from listeners! 

Oct 21 2015

1hr 30mins

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DTD # 427 - Live from Essen Spiel 2015

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In this show, from the Essen Spiel game fair, we record a podcast in front of a live studio audience.  Joined by Zee Garcia, Jason Levine, Steve Buonocore, Piero, and more - we answer questions, talk about the convention, and hear a couple of tales!

Oct 15 2015

1hr 30mins

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DTD # 426 - Going to Essen Spiel 2015

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In this show, we talk about our Essen 2015 plans, as well as the top ten games we are looking forward to at the fair. We take a look at Poseidon’s Kingdom, Retro Loonacy, Fluch der Mumie, Shakespeare, 7 Wonders: Duel, Star Trek: Five Year Mission, and answer a pile of questions from the listeners!

Oct 08 2015

1hr 32mins

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DTD # 425 - Here to Stay!

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In this episode, we are joined by special guest Rich Sommer! We talk about Cthulhu Realms, Portal, Tiny Epic Galaxies (Solo), Trambahn, Terra, Bomb Squad, Kryptos, Petite Pastiche, and Wink. We hear about treachery, amazement, and horror, solo games, forming a game group, and more! Finally, we end the show talking about games we will never get rid of.

Oct 01 2015

1hr 30mins

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DTD # 424 - Best Games for Seven Players

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In this episode, we talk about Ashes, New Salem, Lord of the Rings/w Sauron, a pile of Star Wars games, and Pandemic Legacy! We also answer questions about cooking, demoers, working with publishers, and more. We end the episode with our top ten games for seven players!

Sep 23 2015

1hr 23mins

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DTD # 423 - Die Game Versions of Board Games

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In this episode, we take a look at As You Wish, A Battle of Wits, Miracle Pill, Homeland; Good Cop, Bad Cop Bombers; Dead Men Tell No Tales, and Samurai.  We have three tales - one of Awesome, one of Horror, and one of Awkwardness.  We have several segments from contributors, and end the show talking about board games converted into dice games!

Sep 17 2015

1hr 14mins

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DTD # 422 - What Attracts us to a Game

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In this show, we take a look at The Undercity, Bloody Inn, Star Trek: Five Year Mission, Rum and Bones, Smash Up Munchkin, and Apocalypse Chaos.  We also answer questions about locations of conventions, game nolstalgia, and more!  We end the show with the top ten things that attract us to a new game.

Sep 11 2015

1hr 28mins

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DTD # 421 - GenCon, a month later

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In this show, we take a look at Bora Bora, The Little Prince: Rising to the Stars, Broom Service, Medieval Merchant, Mysterium, Survive Space Attack, WWE Showdown, and the Cash and Guns expansion. We have three tales! - one of amazement, one of horror, and one of awkwardness. Greg tells people to get off his lawn, and we end the show with a look at GenCon games, a month later.

Sep 01 2015

1hr 5mins

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DTD # 420 - Tournament Games

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In this episode, Tom and Eric talk about Little Red Riding Hood, BUS, HUE, Ashes, Warband, and CVlizations.  We also answer questions regarding the future of the Dice Tower, apps and games, and more!  We end the show with our top ten games that would work well in a tournament setting.  Oh, and a contest!

Aug 27 2015

1hr 22mins

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DTD # 419 - Game Shows and Board Games

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In this episode, we talk about  The Voyages of Marco Polo, Mustache Smash, Warband: Against the Darkness, One Night Revolution, Mafia de Cuba, and Asking for Trobils.  Brian takes a look at Louis XIV, Geoff talks about Incentive, Mark about Age of Sigmar, and the Lonely Gamer shows up!  We also have a tale of Horror, one of Amazement, and answer a question about what game show we would like to see made into a board game.

Aug 24 2015

1hr 9mins

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iTunes Ratings

80 Ratings
Average Ratings
72
4
1
1
2

Solid every time!

By Biggumpn - Aug 27 2015
Read more
Dicetower is a win every time. Loads of episodes and haven't hit a groaner yet. The Grand Poobah of gaming podcasts, give a listen then travel down the rabbit hole to meet the rest of the network. You won't be sorry!

I love this podcast!

By Risk9876 - Aug 27 2013
Read more
These guys are great! Very informative!