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Dice Tower Now 859: October 17, 2023

Corey Thompson
Camilla Cleghorn Dice Guy
Camilla Cleghorn
Jesse Wheeler

This is Dice Tower Now for the week of October 17, 2023. This week, top prizes go to the unknown planet, 7 Wonders earns a medal, Tom Lehmann admits winter is coming, and an epic designer makes fishy preserves.



  • Essen Spiel reports numbers as biggest ever
  • Planet Unknown wins Deutscher Spiele Preis
  • Dune: Imperium Uprising invitational tournament
  • Winter Court by Tom Lehmann
  • 7 Wonders: Architects Medals expansion
  • Koinobori by designer David Bernal and Perro Loko Games
  • Salton Sea from designer David Bernal, published by Devir
  • Evil Corp by designer Jérémy Ducret and La Boîte de Jeu
  • Alpenglow by designer Sean Wittmeyer and Waterworks Games
  • Epochs: Course of Culture coming from publisher ICE Makes
  • Coral successor Islet from 2Tomatoes Games and designer Thomas Dagenais-Lespérance
  • Conservas by Scott Almes and Salt and Pepper Games
  • Manifest Destiny by designers Jay Cormier and Sen-Foong Lim
  • Cryptid Cafe: Chefs Apprentice from Devon Mettlin and Squatchy Games





  • The Lucky Duck booth at Essen



  1. Moon
  2. Heat: Pedal to the Metal
  3. Dune: Imperium – Uprising
  4. Kutná Hora: The City of Silver
  5. Voidfall
  6. Evacuation
  7. Nucleum
  8. Ancient Knowledge
  9. The White Castle
  10. Space Marine: The Board Game




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