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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

5Pax Preview - with Dan King

Dan King previews 5Pax, currently on Kickstarter Support it at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/galliantgames/5pax-two-player-dice-games?ref=dicetower Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Pagoda Review - with Ryan Metzler

Ryan takes a look at this two player game Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Subdivision Review - with the Game Boy Geek

Dan King takes a look at this new game from Bezier Games Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Out of this Galaxy Review - with Gamer's Remorse

The guys from Gamer's Remorse review Out of this Galaxy from Gamecrafter Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Istanbul Review - with Ryan Metzler

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

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Summoner Wars Review - with the Board Game Knights

The folks from Australia take a look at this fantastic game 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 40 - Asmodee buys Days of Wonder

Tom Vasel takes a look at the board game news for the week, joined by a host of friends! Nautilus Industries - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/112392540/nautilus-industries Zero Hour: Cyberspace - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/rockymountaingames/zero-hour-cyberspace-the-21st-century-board-game 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 144 - Dead of Winter

Tom Vasel and Sam Healey take a look at this game from Plaid Hat Games Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Grow: The Organic Building Game Preview - with Dan King

Dan takes a look at this game, currently on Kickstarter! http://www.growboardgame.com/kickstarter/ Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Dice Crawl Review - with Tom Vasel

Tom Vasel takes a look at this dice rolling dungeon crawl game Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Septemeber 02, 2014 - Episode 370 is available! In this episode, we return to our normal schedule. We look at several games, including City Hall, Dead of Winter, Pandemic: Contageon, Cosmic Dominion, Villainous Vikings, Worker Placement, Plucky Pilots, and Golem Arcana. Brian discusses Medici, Greg visits another store, Geoff talks about those who hate to think, we get more legal advice, hear another tale of horror, and discuss some hot news. Finally, we end the show asking what game released at GenCon are we most interested in, and why.

August 26, 2014 - Episode 369 is available! In this show, Eric and Tom take a look back at the GenCon 2014 fair held in Indianapolis. But we also spend a lot of time talking about games - including Black Fleet, Camel Up, Diamonds, Quilt Show, Castls of the Mad King Ludwig, King of New York, Kingsport: Festival, and Tragedy Looper. We end the show taking a pile of listener questions and giving hopefully decent answers to them!

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.


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