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!

New to the show?  Here's an introduction to the Dice Tower

Vote For The Current Top 10 List!


Recent YouTube Videos

Outer Earth Preview - with Gamer's Remorse

The guys from Gamer's Remorse take a look at this game currently on Kickstarter Support the game at http://www.tinyurl.com/outerearthKS Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

View Video

Ogre Chef Review - with Gamer's Remorse

The guys from Gamer's Remorse take a look at this game from Gamecrafter Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

View Video

Quilt Show Review - with the Game Boy Geek

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

View Video

The Walled City Review - with the Game Boy Geek

Dan King takes a look the newest Mercury Game Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

View Video

Gold Ahoy! Review - with the Game Boy Geek

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

View Video

Mage Wars Review - with the Chief

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

View Video

Dan King's Top 100 Games of all Time: # 20 - # 11

Part nine of Dan's Top 100 Games of all Time! Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

View Video

Tom Vasel's Top 100 Games of all Time: # 20 - # 11

Part nine of Tom's Top 100 Games of all Time! Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

View Video

Folklore the Affliction Preview - with Ryan Metzler

Ryan takes a look at Folklore: the Affliction, now on Kickstarter Support it at http://www.tinyurl.com/folkloreKS Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

View Video

Board Game Breakfast: Episode 47 - An Ode to Designers

Tom Vasel takes a look at the news of the week and more, joined by a host of contributors! See the Jack Vasel Auction HERE!! http://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/179933/jack-vasel-memorial-fund-auction-2014 Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

View Video


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!)

Septemeber 16, 2014 - Episode 372 is available! In this show, we look at the games Legendary Encounters, Level 7 Invasion, Diamonds, The Battle of Five Armies, Tragedy Looper, Battle Merchants, Star Realms IOS and Magnum Opus. Geoff talks about game flow, Bill talks about running a convention for profit, and Brian takes a look back at Frank's Zoo. We also talk about our favorie companion apps for board games. Finally, we end the episode with a spoiler-heavy look at Risk: Legacy. The first 51 minutes of the show are spoiler free.

Septemeber 09, 2014 - Episode 371 is available! In this show, we talk about Abyss, the Battle at Kemble's Cascade, Jerk, Bang: the Duce Game, Arcadia Quest, and Ten: The Game! We cringe at another tale of horror, and talk about our Essen plans, math trades, how to get a game published, and using timers during games. We end the show with our top ten Milton Bradley games!

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!


Interested in downloading the Dice Tower Theme Song, or a ringtone for your phone?


Want to donate to the show?  Here's how you can!