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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In this show, we talk about Dungeon!, FreshFish, Tâ€™Zolkin: Tribes and Prophecies, Bastian, Spheres of Influence, DilluviaProject, and Greedy Greedy Goblins. Tom talks about thesights and sounds of the Gathering of Friends, Eric goes through agamut of emotions with a bunch of Tales, and we hear from a greatnumber of great contributors! Finally, we end the showtalking about how to pitch your game to apublisher.Listen now.
In this episode, we talk about Rockwell, Animal on Board, Meeple War,Prime Time, Medici, and Eric gives us a Pandemic Legacy Update. We also answer questions about local game stores, Dicemasters, legacy games, and more! Finally, we end the show with our top ten games for teaching math!Listen now.
In this show, we talk about Avalanche on Yeti Mountain, Mad Libs: The Game, Tigris and Euphrates, Conquest Stratego, Apotheca, Time Stories: Prophecy of Dragons, Thunder and Lightning. We also hear from a variety of contributors, incluing Game Tech, History of Board Games, and more! After a few tales, we finish up the show with thoughts on the retheming of games.Listen now.
In this show we talk about Mombasa, Smash Up Expansions, Scoundrel Society, Flip City: Reuse, Loot n Run, and Firefly Fluxx. We also answer questions about gaming outside, "min-maxing" and more! Finally, we end the show with our top ten politically themed games.Listen now.
In this show, we talk about Thunderbirds, Pied Piper, Northern Pacific, Millenium Blades, Knit-Wit, Monstrous, and Pecunia non olet. We have a pile of contributions, including both old and new! We end the show talking about power creep, and how it affects games.Listen now.
In this show, we talk about Worldâ€™s Fair 1893, Epic Roll, Escape the Room, Valeria: Card Kingdoms, Latice, and Mission to Mars 2049. We also answer questions about sleeving cards, contacting companies, falling asleep, and more! Finally, we end the show with our favorite ten long games - games that are 3 hours or more!Listen now.
In this show, we delve live into the GAMA trade show, talking from there with Chaz Marler, Suzanne Sheldon, Jason Levine and more! We are also joined by our regular contributors to make a real hodge podge of an episode, talking about both new and old games. Finally, we end the show talking about going back in time to stop a game from being made!Listen now.
In this show, we discuss Crown and Kingdom, Concordia: Salsa, Carson City: Deluxe, Paradox, Steampunk Rally, Circus Flohcati and Odinâ€™s Ravens. We also answer a pile of questions and realize just how far behind we are! Finally, we end the show talking about the best reprints or board games.Listen now.
Do you like Eric? Well, this is the episode for you! Here, we talk about Food Chain Magnate, Dino Twist, Worm Up!, and Jivecat Voodoo Lounge. Brian talks about Pick Picknic, we have another history tale, more psychology, hear several tales, and end the show talking about what we would do if we found a time machine!Listen now.
In this episode, we talk about Walled City, Through the Ages, Council of Four, Valley of the Kings: Afterlife, Bomb Squad Academy, and La Citta. We answer questions about silly gamers, Dice Masters, Merchant of Venus, player colors, and more! Finally, we end the show with our favorite ten games for six players.Listen now.
In this show, we talk about Through the Ages: A New Tale of Civilization (online), Hocus, Concept, Steam Works, Gruff, Trap!, and Space Yogurt. We hear a tale of Amazement, Outrage, and Hilarity, as well as discuss the sweet spot in gaming, psychology in gaming, the alpha gamer, and more! We end the show talking about if we could only play one game the rest of our life, what would it be?Listen now.
In this episode, we take a look at Stinker, One Night Ultimate Vampire, Sly Dice, Epic Roll, Mexica, and Fantasy Stables. We also answer a pile of questions, and finish off the episode with our favorite dexterity games.Listen now.
In this episode, we take a look at A Study in Emerald (2nd Edition), Stick to Colours, Vye, Viticulture Essential Edition, Steam Time, Cat Tower, Nautilus Industries, and Casting. We are joined by a host of contributors, including a couple of new segments! We also answer a pile of questions, as well as talk about when to play with the maximum number of players.Listen now.
In this show, we talk about Dark Age Z, Mangrovia, Star Wars: Rebellion, Skyway Robbery, Healthy Heart Hospital, and the Splendor iOS. We also answer a pile of questions, and finish the show taking a look back 15 years ago at the best games from 2001.Listen now.
In this show, we talk about Above and Below, Roll for the Galaxy Expansion, Maharaja, Outfoxed, Treasure Hunter, Ninja All Stars, Piratoons, and VuDu. We also hear a few tales of Horror, Amazement, and Treachery - and talk about tales in general and our reaction to them. Finally, we talk about how to deal with kids who have a hard time when they lose.Listen now.
In this show, we discuss Epic PVP, Siege of Faerun, Grand Austria Hotel, Apollo XIII, Zombicide: Black Plague, Colosseum, Deception: Murder in Hong Kong, and Ultimate Warriorz. We answer questions about pirating and making your own copies of games, and finish the show taking a look back ten years ago - at 2006's best games.Listen now.
In this episode, we talk about The King is Dead, Cat Tube Famous, But Wait, Thereâ€™s More!, Splash!, the Magic Board Game Expansion, Game of Gnomes, Mess Machine, andTelepathy (Magic Minds and Brain Freeze). We have three tales - one of horror, one of treachery, and one of outrage! Brian, Dan, and Mary join us, and the whole group discusses the latest announcement from Asmodee North America.Listen now.
In this episode, we introduce our 2016 DT Kickstarter, and talk about Dojo Kun, Mod X, Spirits of the Rice Paddy, Best Treehouse Ever, and Burgle Brothers. We also answer questions including why we like Caverna better than Agricola, and finally end the show with our favorite games from five years ago - 2011!Listen now.
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.Listen now.
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.Listen now.