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

Hawken Sharpshooter vs. Bruiser Review - with Tom Vasel

Tom Vasel takes a look at this real time card game, and the deckbuilding aspect. Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Mr Card Game Review - with Tom Vasel

Tom Vasel takes a look at this game based on the Kingdom of Loathing - http://www.kingdomofloathing.com Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Common Ground Review - with Tom Vasel

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

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Lewis and Clark Review - with the Game Boy Geek

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

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1775: Rebellion Review - with Mike Vincent

Mike Vincent takes an educational look at 1775: Rebellion Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Think Again Review - with the Game Boy Geek

Dan examines this party game from Bruno Cathala and Ludovic Maublanc Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Zombie House Review - with Gamers Remorse

The Gamer's Remorse guys take a look at Zombie House found at Game Crafter Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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Forbidden Desert Review - with the Board Game Knights

The gang takes a look at this cooperative game from Gamewright Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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The Castles of Burgundy Review - with the Board Game Knights

Our Australian Gang takes a look at this classic game from Stefan Feld 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 21 - Stand by your Game?

Tom Vasel takes a look at the board game news for the week, joined by a host of friends! Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com Thanks to Mrtimisfat for show notes! MrTimisfat Board Game Breakfast #21 Intro 0:00 - Opening Credits 0:19 - Hello/Light News Board Game and Card News 1:03 - Mr B Games News 1:14 - Space Cowboys Game News 1:35 - Lautopelit.fi Game News 1:47 - Fantasy Flight News 2:14 - ZMAN Games News 2:21 - Cryptozoic News 2:40 - PAX News 2:59 - Griggling Games News 3:08 - Stronghold Games News 3:37 - Origins Awards News Kickstarter Update (Guest Segment) 6:29 - Conquest of Speiros 6:54 - Among the Stars 7:16 - Chopstick Dexterity Mega Challenge 3000 7:42 - Allegiance - A Realm Divided 8:07 - Miskatonic School for Girls: Holiday Break Upcoming Games 8:45 - New and Upcoming Games Ivory Dice Tower (Guest Segment) 9:45 - Reflection Dice Tower Video 12:55 - Upcoming reviews and podcasts Inside Out (Guest Segment) 13:35 - Takenoko Boardgame Knights (Guest Segment) 15:34 - Intro to Deck Building Dice Dice Baby - A Review of Components 17:22 - Dice reviews Board Game Apps (Guest Segment) 19:19 - San Juan Snakes & Lattes Presents: (Guest Segment) 20:53 - Pirate Games One Hit Wonders 22:59 - Starfarers of Catan Building Your Game Group (Guest Segment) 25:35 - Non-native speaking players Tom Thinks. 27:41 - Hating On Games Games in 60 Seconds (Guest Segment) 31:45 - La Villa Barry Thinks: There's something Not Quite Right (Guest Segment) 32:45 - Pastiche Extro 34:37 - Goodbye/wrap up 35:10 - Check out dicetower.com and dicetowernetwork.com 35:18 - Thanks to our sponsor, Cool Stuff Inc. Super Secret Ending (Guest Segment) 35:52 - Do You Want To Play A Boardgame? Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

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April 15, 2014 - Episode 351 is available! In this show, we review Clash of Cultures, Eight Minute Empire Legends, Common Ground, Damage Report, and Splendor - while Eric gets angry at a game. Geoff analyzes Werewolf, Mark talks about Adepticon, we talk about Origins and much, much more! We end the show talking about how to deal with those who make fun of our hobby.

April 9, 2014 - Mike Vincent has posted a couple more videos focussing on Lord of the Rings: The Card Game. These videos focus on the Voice of Isengard expansion. You can watch part 1 here.

April 8, 2014 - Episode 350 is available! In this show, Tom and Eric take a look at Give it to the King, Get Lucky, Prosperity, Corto, Menu Mash-Up, Assassin's Creed: Arena, and more! We then take a trip down memory lane as we examine our childhood and the games that we played throughout it.

April 2, 2014 - Episode 349 is available! In this show, Tom and Eric take a look at Concept, Nations, Blueprints, Krosmaster: Frigost, VOLT, Koryo, Smashup: Science Fiction Double Feature, and Sentinels of the Multiverse: Vengeance. Geoff talks about antidosis, Tom about baseball cards, Bill about conventions, Tom and Eric about theme, Eric about marriage, Brian about Glory to Rome, and Barry about - well.... Several contributors talk about their favorite games from childhood, and another Tale of Horror descends on us.

March 25, 2014 - Episode 348 is available! With Eric away at the GAMA trade show in Las Vegas, Sam Healey and Zee Garcia join Tom in this show to talk about Compounded, Firezne, Eruption, Battle for Souls, Last Will, and Colosseum. They also answer a bunch of questions, before Dan King and Eric Summerer enter, live from Las Vegas, to give some news highlights and upcoming game information.

March 18, 2014 - Episode 347 is available! In this show, Eric and Tom show up, but apparently not Tom's memory. We talk about Warlock, the Great Zimbabwe, Machi Koro, Bugs in the Kitchen, and Steam Park. Eric finishes a contest, we answer a pile of questions, and then we talk about our top ten funniest board games. Again.

March 11, 2014 - Episode 346 is available! In this show, we have another tale of Horror, and talk about Adventure Time Card Game, Hawken, Knockout, Concordia, Russian Railroads, and Coconuts. Tom discusses his new book shelves, Brian talks about the Bottle Imp, we have another Unpub minute, Greg goes to another store, and much, much more!

March 5, 2014 - Reviewer Mike Vincent provides you with a buying guide for people wanting to get into the Lord of the Rings living card game. You can click here to view the video.

March 4, 2014 - Episode 345 is available! Still almost no Tom in this show - but the Cardboard Jungle guys show up to help host the show. Our contest continues, questions are answered, and we end with a big game show! With fabulous prizes!

February 26, 2014 - Reviewer Mike Vincent takes a look at the Journey along the Anduin expansion for The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game. You can click here for part 1 and here for part two.

February 25, 2014 - Episode 344 is available! Almost no Tom in this episode, as the Flip the Table guys help Eric host part 1 of the TotalCon 2014 experience. They talk about new games they've played at the show, have a multi-voice Tale of Horror, start a contest, and talk about giant and miniscule board games.

February 18, 2014 - Episode 343 is available! In this show, we talk about several games, giving a detailed look at the upcoming Marvel: Dice Masters game. We hear from several contributors, and end the show with our top ten auction games.

February 16, 2014 - Due to moving, baby, and other technical difficulties, there will be no Boardgame Breakfast, videos, or (some) other Dice Tower related podcasts this week. We are working hard to get everything under control, and will likely be back by Friday or Saturday. My apologies!

February 11, 2014 - Episode 342 is available! In this show, we take a look at Theseus, Scallywags, Dungeon Guild, Pandemic: The Cure, Crossways, and 1775 Rebellion. We also answer a pile of questions, and then end the show with our favorite games from 1999 - fifteen years ago!

February 6, 2014 - Reviewer Mike Vincent takes a look at the Khazad-Dum expansion for The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game. You can click here for part 1 and here for part two.

February 5, 2014 - IT'S A BOY!!!!

Jimmy Vasel was born today, February 5, 2014! Both Mom and Jimmy are doing fine thus far!


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