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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

Board Game Breakfast: Episode 52 - The Sky is Falling!

Tom Vasel takes a look at the news for the week, along with 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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12 Games of Christmas - Stocking Stuffers

Tom Vasel, Sam Healey, and Zee Garcia present twelve board and card games games that would make great stocking stuffers this shopping season! Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Kings of Israel Review - with Tom Vasel

Tom Vasel takes a look at this game about prophets dealing with the good and bad kings Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Munchkin Treasure Hunt Review - with the Vasel Girls

Tom Vasel takes a look at this Munchkin-based game for kids Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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12 Games of Christmas - Strategy Board Games

Tom Vasel, Sam Healey, and Zee Garcia present twelve strategy board games that would make great Christmas gifts this shopping season! Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Colt Express Review - with Tom Vasel

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

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Circus Review - with Tom Vasel

Tom Vasel takes a look at Circus: Viola Volente's Sensational Show card game Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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La Granja Review - with Ryan Metzler

Ryan examines the board game La Granja Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Green Deal Review - with the Game Boy Geek

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

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12 Games of Christmas - Family Board Games

Tom Vasel, Sam Healey, and Zee Garcia present twelve family board games that would make great Christmas gifts this shopping season! Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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November 18, 2014 - Episode 381 is available! In this show, we review Colt Express, Kings of Israel, The Golden Ages, Nations the Dice Game, Yunnan, and Geister Ei. We also answer another pile of questions, and then talk about our favorite "engine building" games.

November 11, 2014 - Episode 380 is available! In this episode, we take a look at Dreaming Spires, Robin, The Endless River, Xia, Alchemists, and Argent. We are joined by Brian on No Thanks, The Angry Gamer on non-responsiveness, Geoff, and Bill, and answer a pile of questions. Finally, we talk about games that we can't get anyone to play with us!

November 04, 2014 - Episode 379 is available! In this show, we review Progress, Medieval Academy, Deus, Omega Centauri, Planes, and Livestock Uprising. We also answer a pile of questions, and end the show with our top ten "one hit wonders."

October 28, 2014 - Episode 378 is available! In this show, Tom and Eric take a look at Star Wars: Imperial Assault, Doodle City, Kanban, Essen, Pandemic the Cure, and the upcomin Magic: the Gathering Board Game. We also discuss the Essen Spiel 2014 in depth, and then end the show with our favorite traits in a gaming opponent.

October 21, 2014 - Episode 377 is available! In this show, we take a look at Uncanny X-men: Dicemasters!, Rococo, Medina, Subdivision, and Snapgammon. Geoff and Brian take a look at older games, we get some more legal advice, and answer a few questions. We finish up the show with a list of things we are looking for in a Kickstarter campaign/game.

October 14, 2014 - Episode 376 is available! In this episode, Eric is on vacation, so Tom is joined by Zee Garcia. We spend the show joined by contributors, talking about some of the games coming out at Essen Spiel, and the different games and expansions that we are most interested in.

October 07, 2014 - Episode 375 is available! In this show, we talk about King’s Forge, Villainy, Johari, Cartoon Network Fluxx, and Dungeon Roll. Someone compares Munchkin to Cosmic Encounter, we discuss how to deal with controversial themes, and table etiquette. Finally, we almost fall asleep at the end talking about our top ten most boring games!

Septemeber 30, 2014 - Episode 374 is available! In this episode, we take a look at the new Wok Star, Vivajava the Dice Game, Impulse, Bucket King 3D, Star Realms, Warhammer 40K Conquest, and Good Cop Bad Cop. Eric tells an extremely sad hotel story, we hear another tale of horror, and Tom talks about both CosmicCon and the Fantasy Flight Event Center. Finally, we end with Eric interviewing Stu Paul, director of the short film The Lord of Catan.

Septemeber 23, 2014 - Episode 373 is available! In this episode we look at Greed, Madame Ching, Rise of Empires, Ninja Dice, Athlas, and Games that Tell Stories. We talk about preparing for Essen, using cell phones during games, and what to do when elminated from a game. Finally, we talk about our top ten favorite ways to resolve conflict in games. (In the game, not between players!)


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