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Tom Vasel takes a look at the latest Red Raven board game Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com
Tom Vasel takes a look at Shadow Hunters from Z-man Games Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com
Tom Vasel takes a look at this deduction game from Hurrican Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com
Tom Vasel takes a look at the first three mini expansions for Carcassonne Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com
Tom Vasel takes a look at the second three mini expansions for Carcassonne Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com
Tom and Melody examine the game Separation Anxiety from Fat Brain Toys Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com
Tom, Melody, Amy, and Holly take a look at Crazy Cakes from Fat Brain Toys Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com
Ryan previews Epic Death, currently on Kickstarter Support it at http://www.tinyurl.com/epicdeathKS Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com
Tom Vasel takes a look at the board game Firenze Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com
May 22, 2013 - ANNOUNCING OUR FLATLINED CONTEST WINNERS!! Our Grand Prize goes to Moritz Schubert. Other prizes will be awarded to Joshua Jenkins, Reuben Evans, Jon Reed and Jennifer Eardley. To claim your prizes, please send Tom an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. CONGRATULATIONS!!
May 21, 2013 - Episode 306 is available! In this episode, Tom and Eric talk about City of Iron, 8 Minute Empire, Tzolkin, Bean Trader, and Age of Industry. Tom also reviews the book Monopoly, Money, and You. We answer a pile of questions, including whether or not our favorite games have flaws - and finish up the show with out top ten hybrid games - games that are mashups between unusual mechanisms.
May 14, 2013 - Episode 305 is available! In this show, Tom and Eric talk about Eclipse for the iOS, the Second Summoners, Space Dice, Diplomacy by web, Quartifacts and more! Tom talks about a possible new game design, Geoff about Buddha's List of Games, Giles about Game Authors, and Jude about Gamification levels. All this, plust the news, a tale of horror, our Origins plans and more! We finally end the show talking about whether or not we use strategy guides for games.
May 7, 2013 - Episode 304 is available! In this episode Tom and Eric move into their new digs at Coolstuff, Inc., and talk about several new games - including Cutthroat Caverns: Fresh Meat, Arctic Scavengers, Restuarante Italia, City of Remnants, For the Crown, and Battleship: Hidden Threat. We also have a tale of horror, continue a contest, and answer a pile of questions. We end the show talking about our top ten games according to the artwork on the game board and cards. Oooh, pretty!
April 30, 2013 -
WOW, there's a lot going on today. First, Episode 303 is available! In this
episode, we discuss the future of the Dice Tower, have another tale of horror, and listen to Geoff talk about noise. A new segment from Jude, as well as a look at Krosmaster, Star Wars: the
Card Game, and the expansion for Blood Bowl: Team Manager. Finally, we end the show asking the question - what to do with expansion boxes?
Additionally, we have two new feeds. The new normal feed is http://dicetower.coolstuffinc.com/rss and the new deluxe feed is http://dicetowerdeluxe.coolstuffinc.com/rss.
Lastly, now that we've completed our Kickstarter campaign, we've discovered that we have quite a few promos still available. To find out more you can click on the donate tab in the menu above.
April 23, 2013 - Classic episode 34 is available! This episode is a blast from the past where Tom Vasel and Joe Steadman take a look at Up Front and Mall of Horror, talk about games they are eager to play in 2006, and discuss their favorite "backpack" games.
April 18, 2013 - Top 10 Party Games with Tom, Sam, and Zee. You can check it out here!
April 17, 2013 - The 2012 Dice Tower Award Nominees have been posted. A committee made up of over 40 prominent podcasters and bloggers has come up with the lists of the best tabletop games of the year 2012. The committee congratulates all the nominees, and we look forward to announcing the winners the first week of July, at the Dice Tower Convention. You can click here to view the list.
April 15, 2013 - Episode 302 is available! In this episode, we take a look at Galaxy Trucker, Legends of Andor, Beer & Vikings, Wiz-War, and more! We start a new contest, answer a pile of questions, and end the show talking about our top ten political board games.
April 9, 2013 - THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR LISTENERS & FANS!! The Dice Tower has now officially surpassed 15 MILLION Views!!
April 9, 2013 - Episode 301 is available! In this episode of the Dice Tower, we return to normalcy. Well, mostly - Geoff joins us to talk about white noise, Brian returns with Cult of the Old, and we have a new contributor - Tish - who discusses gaming on a budget. We discuss Al Rashid, Lord of the Rings Dice Building Game and more - and talk a bit about Tabletop Gaming Day. News, a Tale of Horror, and Musings On all come before our question of the week - "Have you ever thrown a game away, and why?"
April 9, 2013 - CONGRATULATIONS to our TREMBLEX CONTEST WINNERS - Tammy Smith and John Bodily!! Please email Tom at email@example.com to receive your prizes!
April 1, 2013 - Episode 300 is available! It's a new page for the Dice Tower in this mega-episode. In this show, Eric is joined by a host of contributors, including some voices not heard from in a while. He talks about several recent games, answers a pile of questions, and ends the show with the top ten worker placement games.
March 30, 2013 - MANY MORE GTS VIDEOS POSTED! In this vidoe Tom and Eric talk to publishers and designers about what they think of the current state of affairs of the board gaming world. In this one Tom and Eric interview publishers, distributors, designers and more about what they think about Kickstarter. In this one, Tom and Eric talk to several publishers, including Fantasy Flight, Upper Deck, Minion Games, Break from Reality, Calliope, Blue Panther, and more! And finally, in this one, Tom and Eric team up to interview folks to learn what GTS 2013 is all about, and why you should consider going in 2014.
March 29, 2013 - Top 10 Most Annoying Game Mechanisms by Tom, Sam, and Zee. You can check it out here!
March 28, 2013 - CONGRATULATIONS to our CONTEST WINNERS - Brian Luckus and Tony Pullen!! Please email Tom at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive your prizes!
March 27, 2013 - More Gama Trade Show Vidoes! In this video Tom interviews Wizkids Games to learn more about upcoming games!
March 19, 2013 - Episode 299 is available! In this show, recorded live at the Gama Trade Show in Las Vegas, Tom and Eric give more news than any one show should ever handle, and also give first impressions of Star Trek: Attack Wing and Fluxx: the Board Game. We also have Brian talk about Dreamblade, Chief about Kickstarter, Geoff about Allen Calhamer, and Giles about - well, just listen. And another contest!
March 21, 2013 - More Gama Trade Show News! Click here for more news at the convention! Don't forget the Twitter feed, I'll keep posting news updates there as time goes by.
March 20, 2013 - NICE ARTICLE AT TESTED.COM! Click here to view an article over at Tested.com where they discuss a variety of different aspects of board gaming - everything from genre to mechanisms. ALSO, check out the bottom of the article where they mention myself and Eric with The Dice Tower! NICE!
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