The Dice Tower Podcast
The Dice Tower is an Internet podcast about tabletop games. 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
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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.Listen now.
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.Listen now.
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.Listen now.
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).Listen now.
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.Listen now.
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! It's a smorgasbord of topics!Listen now.
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!Listen now.
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 Poseidonâ€™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!Listen now.
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.Listen now.
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!Listen now.
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!Listen now.
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.Listen now.
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.Listen now.
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!Listen now.
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.Listen now.
In this show, we talk about Portal: The Uncooperative Cake Acquisition Game, The Grizzled, Firefly: Shiny Dice, Wrath of Dragons, Queenâ€™s Necklace, and RYU. We also answer a pile of questions, start an awesome new contest, and end with our top ten games to convert videogamers into board gamers.Listen now.
Joined by almost the entirety of the Dice Tower Network, Tom and Eric do a live show at GenCon 2015. With over 500 in attendance, singing, bribery, and more - it was a show to remember!Listen now.
Tom and Eric invite Jamie Keagy and Tony Topper from the Secret Cabal show to talk about our Gen Con 2015 plans. We spend a majority of the show talking our favorite ten games we are looking forward to from Gen Con. This is the second of a two part episode, the first part can be found on the Secret Cabal channel. Notes: - Due to GenCon approaching, we released the show two days early. - Due to techincal difficulties, my (Tom's) main microphone didn't work. Happily, the backup microphone worked, but I sound a bit muffled in the show.Listen now.
In this show, we talk about Tides of Time, Too Many Cinderellas, Alchemy!, Dragonflame, Mogul, Flip City, Empires: Age of Discovery, and Blood Rage. We answer some questions, and then talk about our favorite Wild, Wild West games!Listen now.
In this episode, we talk about Bountytown, Flick â€˜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.Listen now.