Welcome to the Dice Tower, a podcast about board and card games!

The Dice Tower is dedicated to getting folks to learn about the wide world of exciting new board games.  We do video reviews, and an audio show, and more.  Check out the links above!

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Recent YouTube Videos

Mad City Review - with Ryan Metzler

Ryan looks at this fast game from Mayfair Games Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Roads to Stalingrad - with the Chief

Bart Brunscheen takes a look at Roads to Stalingrad from the Campaign Commander Series Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Hell's Gate Review - with the Chief

Bart Brunscheen takes a look at this war game from Victory Point Games Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Tzol'kin Review - with the Board Game Knights

The Board Game Knights return, with a review of this gear turning board game Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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City Alarm Review - with Iain James

Iain takes a look at this Lego board game Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Dice Tower Live! - at Gen Con 2014

This is a video of our recording of a live Dice Tower show at Gen Con 2014. Hosted by Tom Vasel, Eric Summerer, and Zee Garcia - with a host of Dice Tower Contributors and folks from the Dice Tower Network. Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Board Game Breakfast: Episode 38 - Post Gen Con 2014

Tom Vasel takes a look at the news for the week, talks about Gen Con 2014, and is joined by a host of friends! Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Sam's Top 100 Games of all Time: # 90 - # 81

Part two of Sam Healey's top 100 board games of all time, with Tom and Zee. Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Zee's Top 100 Games of all Time: # 90 - # 81

Part two of Zee Garcia's top 100 board games of all time, with Tom and Sam. Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Miami Dice, Episode 142 - King of New York

Tom Vasel, Sam Healey, and Zee Garcia take a look at this sequel to King of Tokyo from IELLO and Richard Garfield Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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August 19, 2014 - Episode 368 is available! In this show, we are joined by guest host Zee Garcia in our live show at GenCon! An array of Dice Tower contributors join us, as well as folks from the Dice Tower network. We talk about great games we saw at GenCon, our thoughts on the fair itself, and even a song or two!

August 11, 2014 - Episode 367 is available! This is part two of a two part preview of Gen Con 2014! Jamie, Chris, and Tony join us from the Secret Cabal Podcast, where you can find part 1! http://tinyurl.com/dtscgencon14 In this episode, we answer some questions about the covention, give some tips regarding Gen Con, and then each of us gives our top ten games we are looking forward to seeing at the convention!

August 05, 2014 - Episode 366 is available! In this show, we talk about Pagoda, Justice League Strategy Game, Destination Neptune, Bruges, New Haven, and Dino Dice. A tale of horror is caused by us, and we give our top ten game from Eagle/Gryphon Games.

July 29, 2014 - Episode 365 is available! In this show, we talk about Magnum Opus, Who Stole the Cookie?, Istanbul, Heroes Wanted, and Thunder Alley. We hear about Hoity Toity, 3D printing, bad game design, and more! We answer questions, and end the show talking about whether or not we get to play our favorite games enough.

July 22, 2014 - Episode 364 is available! In this episode, we take a look at Heartland, Imperial Settlers, Destination Neptune, and Firefly: Pirates. We hear about a dangerous woman, discuss whether or not boardgaming has become less fun for us, and answer a pile of other questions. We end the show with our top ten games that teach or feature logic!

July 15, 2014 - Episode 363 is available! In this episode, we take a look at Shadowrun Crossfire, Russian Railroads, Roads and Boats, Battle Sheep and more! We discuss the Dice Tower Convention 3, point out Tom's glaring error, and talk about the future of the show. Finally, we talk about what games to take with you to the South Pole!

July 8, 2014 - Well, Rob got caught napping. Eric had posted an episode back on July 1 in which he talks more about his Origins experiences. Titled as Episode 361a, you can listen to it here. You can listen to this week's episode, 362, here. In episode 362, recorded live at Dice Tower Conventioni 2014, Tom and Eric are joined by a host of contributors to announce and present the best games of 2013 - the Dice Tower Award winners. We also talk a bit about the convention, and are joined by Sam and Zee to answer questions from the audience.

July 7, 2014 - The 2013 Dice Tower Award winners have been announced! Click here to find out the winners! A huge congratulations to ALL!!

June 24, 2014 - Episode 361 is available! In this show, Tom goes to the floor of Origins and talks to random people he meets about the show. Eric interviews his sons about their experiences, and we talk about the highlights of the Origins Game Fair 2014.


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