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 Eric talks about Doctor Who: Time of the Daleks, Fantastiqa: Rival Realms, and The Willow Game (1988, Tor Books). We also discuss are there TOO MANY GAMES? Food when playing games is brought up, questions are answered, and finally we talk about our top ten "cute" games!Listen now.
In this show, we talk about London, Space Base, Dungeon Draft, Import/Export, Kepler 3042, Edge of Darkness, and Sakura. We also discuss lending our games to others, have a visit from Eric, and more!Listen now.
In this show, we talk about Get Off My Land!, Star Wars Clue, Awkward Guests, Noria, Tiki Island, and Vampires of the Night. We answer questions like why our voices are so slow, games as luxury items, and obnoxious players. We hear a tale of horror, and then end the show talking about our favorite food-themed games.Listen now.
Welcome to the Dice Tower! In this show we talk about Ancestree, 1846 Race for the Midwest, Castell, Ladder 29, Roar: King of the Pride, and Gentes. Eric shows up to cause trouble, and we take a look at some classic games like Biblios and Manhattan. Finally, we end the show talking answering a few questions from listeners, such as board game apps and the "Jones" rule.Listen now.
In this episode, we talk about Zombie Tower 3D, Rising Sun!, Vampires & Unicorns, Clank in Space, and Biotix. Eric talks about games to take to a church game day, Geoff talks about counterfeiting, and we invited Jeff Tidball from Atlas Games to talk about the current state of the hobby! Finally, we end the show talking about our favorite games with monsters in them!Listen now.
In this episode, we talk about Empires of the Void II, Chronicles of Crime, Kerala, Santa Maria, Dinosaur Island, and Indian Summer. Eric also jumps in for some reason, we talk about Herbalism on Kickstarter, go over a few apps, and finally end the show with a discussion on player counts in board games.Listen now.
In this episode, we talk about Lords of Hellas, The Sanctuary, Shaky Manor, FEAR, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Catan VR! Geoff joins us for some GameTek, Tom gives our convention schedule for 2018, and we answer some questions! Finally, we end the show with our favorite games from fifteen years ago - 2003!Listen now.
In this episode, we talk about Legacy of Dragonholt, Dream On!, Heaven and Ale, Blend Coffee Lab, Tybor de Baumeister, and Bunny Kingdom. We also answer a few questions, take a look at some older games, and more!Listen now.
In this show, we take a look at Unlock and Exit, You Betcha, Keyper, Azul, Hardback, and Ponzi Scheme. We also hear a tale of horror (anger?), listen to Geoff's wise words, and finish the show with our top ten games from ten years ago - 2008!Listen now.
In this episode, we take a look at Magic Maze, Bali, Smile, Brides and Bribes, Deckscape, Harry Potter expansion, and more! We also take a look at an escape room book, a few apps, and talk about what will be hot and cold (we think!) in 2018.Listen now.
In this show, we talk about Stuffed Fables, Gaia Project, Majesty for the Realm, Heroes of Land, Air, and Sea, Yokohama, and Grimm Forest! Tom also introduces our 2018 Kickstarter, starting this Thursday, we listen to a GameTek and a tale of Amazement, and answer several questions. Finally, we follow our annual tradition of going back five years and revisiting our favorite games from 2013!Listen now.
In this show, we talk about our numbers 11-20 of 2017! What games were amazing, but just missed out on the top ten! Our last show from 2017, see you next year!Listen now.
Joined by Suzanne, we delve into the year 2017! First we spend some time talking about the different trends of the year, then we jump into our biggest surprise and disappointment, favorite art and components, most innovative game, strangest game, biggest brainburner, best family and party game, and more! Finally, we end the show talking about the top ten games of 2017.Listen now.
In this show, we are joined by Mandi, Suz, Sam, Zee, and Jason for our second annual Dice Tower Cruise Live Show! (and we got the sound quality right!) We spend time talking about recently played games that we each have enjoyed, and answer some really great questions from the crowd.Listen now.
In this show, we talk about Pie Town, Montana, The Palace of Mad King Ludwig, Harvest Dice, Meeple Circus and Sunny Day. We also go back and take a look at Roll Through the Ages and For Sale, talk about Jeju Island, and look at a few apps!Listen now.
In this show, we are recording live from PAX Unplugged 2017. We pull various people from the crowd to talk about their and our experiences, mention a few games that we've played, and hear Geoff talk about...losing? Finally, we end the show being joined by Sam and Zee for our top ten games that need a sequel.Listen now.
It's a review show spectacular! In this show, we talk about Nusfjord, Claim, Merlin, Pulsar 2849, Otys, Battlefold, CV Pocket, and Altiplano. We also end the show with a few questions from our listeners!Listen now.
In this show, we talk about Richard the Lionheart, Indian Summer, Space Freaks, Wasteland Express Delivery Service, Meeple Circus, and Pyramid of the Sun. We hear a tale of mystery, and end the show with our top ten experiences of the huge Spiel fair at Essen 2017.Listen now.
In this episode, we come to you live from Essen! The four hosts are joined by Sam and Zee for some thoughts on the fair itself. Our comedy team makes an appearance, and we end the show with our annual game show!Listen now.
In this show, we talk about Whistle Stop, Matryoshka, Sundae Split, Taiwan Monster Brawl, Klondike Rush and Unearth. We also take a look back at Saint Malo and Mexica, and answer some listener questions.Listen now.