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 episode, we take a look at Lewis and Clark, Oneupmanship, Freedom: the Underground Railroad, Pairs, and Mice and Mystics: Heart of Glorm. We descend into yet another tale of horror, answer some questions, and finish up the show with our top ten exploration games!Listen now.
In this show, we review Clash of Cultures, Eight Minute Empire Legends, Common Ground, Damage Report, and Splendor - while Eric gets angry at a game. Geoff analyzes Werewolf, Mark talks about Adepticon, we talk about Origins and much, much more! We end the show talking about how to deal with those who make fun of our hobby.Listen now.
In this show, Tom and Eric take a look at Give it to the King, Get Lucky, Prosperity, Corto, Menu Mash-Up, Assassin's Creed: Arena, and more! We then take a trip down memory lane as we examine our childhood and the games that we played throughout it.Listen now.
In this show, Tom and Eric take a look at Concept, Nations, Blueprints, Krosmaster: Frigost, VOLT, Koryo, Smashup: Science Fiction Double Feature, and Sentinels of the Multiverse: Vengeance. Geoff talks about antidosis, Tom about baseball cards, Bill about conventions, Tom and Eric about theme, Eric about marriage, Brian about Glory to Rome, and Barry about - well.... Several contributors talk about their favorite games from childhood, and another Tale of Horror descends on us.Listen now.
With Eric away at the GAMA trade show in Las Vegas, Sam Healey and Zee Garcia join Tom to talk about Compounded, Firezne, Eruption, Battle for Souls, Last Will, and Colosseum. They also answer a bunch of questions, before Dan King and Eric Summerer enter, live from Las Vegas, to give some news highlights and upcoming game information.Listen now.
In this show, Eric and Tom show up, but apparently not Tom's memory. We talk about Warlock, the Great Zimbabwe, Machi Koro, Bugs in the Kitchen, and Steam Park. Eric finishes a contest, we answer a pile of questions, and then we talk about our top ten funniest board games. Again.Listen now.
In this show, we have another tale of Horror, and talk about Adventure Time Card Game, Hawken, Knockout, Concordia, Russian Railroads, and Coconuts. Tom discusses his new book shelves, Brian talks about the Bottle Imp, we have another Unpub minute, Greg goes to another store, and much, much more!Listen now.
Still almost no Tom in this show - but the Cardboard Jungle guys show up to help host the show. Our contest continues, questions are answered, and we end with a big game show! With fabulous prizes!Listen now.
Almost no Tom in this episode, as the Flip the Table guys help Eric host part 1 of the TotalCon 2014 experience. They talk about new games they've played at the show, have a multi-voice Tale of Horror, start a contest, and talk about giant and miniscule board games.Listen now.
In this show, we talk about several games, giving a detailed look at the upcoming Marvel: Dice Masters game. We hear from several contributors, and end the show with our top ten auction games1Listen now.
In this show, we take a look at Theseus, Scallywags, Dungeon Guild, Pandemic: The Cure, Crossways, and 1775 Rebellion. We also answer a pile of questions, and then end the show with our favorite games from 1999 - fifteen years ago!Listen now.
In this show, we look at the games Mush Mush, Robinson Crusoe, Scoville, K2, Loka, Professor Pugnacious' Portfolio of Perils, Pugilism, and Perfidy: The Card Game of Victorian Combat, and Myth. Brian talks about Show Manager, Greg goes to another store, we hear a truly terrifying tale - and finally, we end the show talking about moments of Gamer's Remorse.Listen now.
In this show, we talk about Attack the Darkness, Relic Expedition, Small World six player map, Star Trek TNG Deckbuilding Game, Monopoly Hotels, and Chikken. We answer a pile of questions, and then donate much of the show to look at the greatest year in board game history - a decade ago - 2004.Listen now.
In this show, we review Race for the Galaxy: Alien Artifacts, Concordia, Ticket to Ride: Netherlands, Archon, Downtown, and Northwest Passage. Bill talks about scheduling, Geoff about memory, Brian about Citadels and Bohnanza, and Greg about another game store. We are horrified once again, talk about storing games in our houses, and end the show talking about the different types of currencies found in board games.Listen now.
In this show, we take a look at Battlelore 2, Evil Intent, Hollywood, Nations, What The Food?, and DC Deckbuilding: Heroes Unite. We also hear a stunning tale of dice horror, answer a pile of questions, and then talk about our favorite games from five years ago - 2009.Listen now.
It's 2014 - huzzah! In this show, Eric and Tom take a look at King & Assassin, Viva Topo, Baba Yaga, Race for the Galaxy: Alien Artifacts, and Among the Stars: Ambassadors. Greg visits an interesting gaming store in New York, Brian compares Merchants of Venus with Firefly, Geoff seems to forget something, Mark reviews Loka, Tish talks more about gaming groups, and Bill examines conventions as social events. We also discuss how to run a Wits and Wagers gaming event, a tale of true horror, and our gaming resolutions for 2014. Oh yeah, and we kick off our Kickstarter for 2014!Listen now.
It's the second and better part of our End-of-the-year look back on 2013! This time we talk about our favorite cooperative game, the most innovative game, the strangest game, the best expansion, best reprint, biggest brainburner, best gaming event, and more! We end the episode with our top ten games of 2013! (for now).Listen now.
We kick off the first half of our mega show, in which we take a detailed look at the year 2013 - in regards to gaming. Joined by a host of contributors, we talk about the year as a whole, the biggest news stories of the year, our biggest positive suprises, the biggest dissapointments, the games with the best components and those with the best artwork, the best card games, the best party games, the best kids games, and the best family games. Whew - what a year!Listen now.
In this episode, Tom and Eric take a look at Canalis from AEG, as well as Francis Drake, Bruges, Super Fantasy, and Roll for it! We answer another pile of questions (almost catching up!) and then talk about our favorite games from the game company Queen Games.Listen now.
A ton of stuff in this episode, folks! We review Lords of War, Amerigo, Polis: Rise of the Hegemony, Tomorrow, Freedom, Cheaty Mages, and Steam Park. Brian takes a look back at Acquire, Bill at convention scheduling, Geoff at a most unusual dinner, Dexter and the Chief at King of Tokyo, Mark at ASL, James at Essen, and Roger at Kickstarter! Tom also reviews 19 games in 16 minutes, and we end the show talking about how we've changed since starting the Dice Tower.Listen now.