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Tom Vasel takes a look at Glenn Drover's Empires: Galactic Rebellion!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_823_-_Empires_Galactic_Rebellion_Review_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:Reviews -- posted at: 12:38pm EST

In this video, Tom goes back in time to the reviews he did this week one year and five years ago. Do the games hold up? Are they still in my collection, still being played, even being thought of? Here's a quick summary.

Me Want Cookies - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3mB4...
Secrets of Mad King Ludwig - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEPy0...
Cave Troll - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Kjw4...
Shakespeare - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQuGb...
Pandemic Legacy - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQ5fy...
Tic Talk - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryviU...
Tiny Epic Galaxies - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JE-5N...
Jolly Roger - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OkUTk...
Graveyards, Ghosts, & Haunted Houses - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1clIG...
Port Royal - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNaU3...
PBL Robots - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TuwOa...
Duplik - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4WXn...
Chronicler - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gc70u...
Matcha - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPxvr...
Hook! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DtdV...
Greedy Pirates - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39zCB...
Alien Wars - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLvYt...
Eaten by Zombies - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66THb...
Hibernia -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Xgj-...
Killer Bunnies and the Ultimate Oddyssey - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evFkB...
Tic Tac Boom - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BW4uM...
Dabong - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xb8AQ...
Jet Set Distant Lands - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wGxG...
Rowboat - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QY1Er...
Elder Sign - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpzB-...
Knock Your Blocks Off - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84GzE...

Direct download: DTV_Audio_822_-_Dice_Tower_Reviews_Look_Back_-_September_28_2016.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 11:36am EST

It's a summary of all the reviews we did last week!

Sam
0:36 Throat Punch Lunch Episode 7: Keepin' it going! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0NvT...
0:55 Frontline No Komrades https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyB20...
1:23 Hanamikoji https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDeTH...
2:00 Dragon Slayer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_10gE...
2:33 "see you on the flip side"

Zee
2:34 "hey, hey everybody"
2:40 Rush to Flush https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2quJ...
3:00 Bluffalo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPv6B...
3:22 Trainmaker https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPQ4h...
3:42 Star Trek Panic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWoeK...

André
4:19 Specter Ops https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jv-AN...

Meeple Talk
4:55 Imhotep https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhSEv...

Tom
5:27 Corrupted Kingdoms https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oxxad...
5:58 Blank White Dice https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9GDA...
6:22 London Markets https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5CA9-...
6:43 Haspelknecht https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNzl0...
7:12 Gymui Genius https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qtat8...
7:29 Dark Dealings https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8P2vZ...
8:03 Ingenious https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pdc2n...
8:36 You Gotta Be Kitten Me! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcUSg...
8:56 Stratego: Waterloo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_veLj...
9:22 Master of Orion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qP6J4...
9:50 Top That! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FbtM...
10:18 Mechs and Minions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMecb...
11:11 Top 100 Games of all time #100-91 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sI5x4...
11:11 Top 100 Games of all time #90-81 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqiDQ...
11:14 Chaz top 100 Games #30-21 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2VSP...
11:19 Top 10 Games we are good at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yDx2A...

Direct download: DTV_Audio_821_-_Week_in_Review_-_September_26_2016.mp3
Category:Reviews -- posted at: 11:35am EST

Tom Vasel takes a look at the news of the week, joined by a host of friends!

0:20 - Intro
1:32 - Board Game News
6:11 - Crowdfunding Round-up with Suzanne
11:01 - Component Moment
12:37 - Q & A with Tom and Jason
15:18 - The Discriminating Gamer
16:38 - Robert Presents: Painting Miniatures 101
18:19 - Dice Tower Productions
19:37 - Head in the Clouds with Chaz Marler
22:36 - Boardgaming with Colleagues
25:05- Tom Thinks (Superfans)
34:21 - Playing the News
36:52 - The Best and the Worst
38:33 - Dice Dice Baby
41:05 - Good Games, Better Gamers
43:09 - Games with Dan and Cora
44:51 - Dead Last
46:56 - Closing Thoughts

Direct download: DTV_Audio_820_-_Board_Game_Breakfast_145_-_What_a_Riot.mp3
Category:News -- posted at: 11:34am EST

Tom answers questions, live!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_819_-_Live_Q__A_with_Tom_Vasel_-_September_24_2016.mp3
Category:Live Q & A -- posted at: 11:32am EST

Tom, Sam, and Zee are joined by Jonathan Roath to discuss the games at which they are amazing. Join us for this chat, recorded in front of a live audience at The Portal game store in Manchester, Connecticut.

Direct download: DTV_Audio_818_-_Top_10_Games_at_Which_We_Rock.mp3
Category:Top Ten -- posted at: 11:28am EST

Join Zee Garcia and a varied cast of contributors and guests for episode 40 of Board Game Blender!

Show Notes:

0:00 - Intro
2:06 - Retro Board Game Corner
6:22 - Who Am I?
8:52 - Board Game Haiku
9:17 - Meeples Included (w/ Maggibot)
12:21 - Quiz Time!
13:18 - How to Fun
18:27 - Name These Games!
19:05 - R vs. H - 2 Player Showdown
22:25 - The Happy Luza
25:55 - Real Talk (w/ Sam)
30:06 - Designer Spotlight (w/ Jason)
31:23 - Splitting Cardboard (w/ The Cardboard Stacker)
35:28 - The Quirky Game
40:22 - Thinking Inside the Box (w/ Mark Streed)
43:13 - Outro

Direct download: DTV_Audio_817_-_Board_Game_Blender_40_-_Playing_the_Villain.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 11:26am EST

Join us as we briefly discuss the best new games we each played in the month of August, 2016.

Direct download: DTV_Audio_816_-_Best_of_the_Month_-_August_2016.mp3
Category:Reviews -- posted at: 11:24am EST

Join Zee Garcia and a varied cast of contributors and guests for episode 39 of Board Game Blender!

Show Notes:

0:00 - Intro / Contest Winner!
2:11 - Board of Education (w/ Tiff)
4:58 - R vs. H - 2 Player Showdown
8:56 - Meeples Included (w/ Maggibot)
11:46 - The Happy Luza
13:52 - The Cardboard Stacker
19:57 - Quiz Time! (from The Cardboard Stacker)
20:54 - The Quirky Game
23:52 - Würfel Reviews
28:41 - Designer's Spotlight
30:19 - Boards & Crafts
32:09 - Gamelympics
33:42 - The Bargain Ben
38:33 - Name These Games!
39:09 - Corner Chat (w/ Mike Selinker)
42:30 - Outro

Direct download: DTV_Audio_815_-_Board_Game_Blender_39_-_Back_to_School.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 11:23am EST

Tom Vasel, Sam Healey, and Zee Garcia discuss some excellent games that they've enjoyed - but won't play again. Why? Tune in to find out!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_814_-_Top_10_Great_Games_We_Wont_Play_Again.mp3
Category:Top Ten -- posted at: 11:21am EST

Join Zee Garcia and a great cast of contributors and guests for episode 38 of Board Game Blender!

Show Notes:

0:00 - Intro
3:11 - Würfel Reviews
6:14 - Retro Board Game Corner
11:02 - R vs. H - 2 Player Showdown
15:03 - Under The Radar
17:37 - Name These Games!
18:14 - The Bargain Ben
24:15 - Corner Chat (with guest Kirk Dennison)
27:48 - Gamelympics
30:14 - Art Thoughts (w/ Anno)
34:21 - Board of Education (w/ Tiff)
37:25 - The Quirky Game
40:34 - How To Fun (w/ Ben Seipert)
45:21 - Outro

Direct download: DTV_Audio_813_-_Board_Game_Blender_38_-_The_Olympics_And_Other_Feats.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 11:17am EST

Join us as we briefly discuss the best new games we each played in the month of July, 2016.

Direct download: DTV_Audio_812_-_Best_of_the_Month_-_July_2016.mp3
Category:Reviews -- posted at: 11:15am EST

Tom, Sam, and Zee discuss their favorite games released ten years ago, in 2006.

Direct download: DTV_Audio_811_-_Top_10_Games_From_2006.mp3
Category:Top Ten -- posted at: 11:14am EST

Join Zee Garcia and a great cast of contributors and guests for episode 37 of Board Game Blender!

Show Notes:

0:00 - Intro
1:28 - Retro Board Game Corner
4:48 - R vs. H - 2 Player Showdown
7:31 - Boards & Crafts
9:13 - Buy, Try, or Deny
15:17 - Corner Chat
18:48 - Board Game Limerick
19:16 - Under The Radar
22:27 - Guess The Blurry Cover
22:44 - Unaccompanied Gamer (Sit Down Standard)
26:41 - The Bargain Ben
33:06 - Real Talk w/ Sam
36:47 - Designer Spotlight
40:25 - Art Thoughts w/ Anno
44:51 - From Easy to Epic
48:23 - Outro

Direct download: DTV_Audio_810_-_Board_Game_Blender_37_-_Judging_a_Book_By_Its_Cover.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 11:12am EST

Tom, Sam, and Zee get into it and discuss games the others should like or appreciate more! (Recorded live at Dice Tower Con.)

Direct download: DTV_Audio_809_-_Top_10_Games_These_Two_Jokers_Dont_Appreciate.mp3
Category:Top Ten -- posted at: 11:09am EST

Join Zee Garcia and a great cast of contributors and guests for episode 36 of Board Game Blender!

Show Notes:

0:00 - Intro
1:32 - Retro Board Game Corner
4:32 - Board of Education
7:49 - Corner Chat (featuring Sean Brown)
16:33 - Board Game Haiku
17:13 - Guess The Blurry Cover
17:31 - Face-Off
22:23 - Buy Try or Deny
27:28 - Designer Spotlight
28:49 - Under The Radar
32:00 - R vs. H - 2 Player Showdown
35:43 - Art Thoughts w/ Anno
40:58 - Real Talk w/ Sam
44:18 - Outro

Direct download: DTV_Audio_808_-_Board_Game_Blender_36_-_The_Old_West.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 11:06am EST

Tom Vasel continues his Top 100 games of all time!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_807_-_Tom_Vasels_Top_100_Games_80-71.mp3
Category:Top 100 -- posted at: 8:04pm EST

Tom Vasel continues his Top 100 games of all time!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_806_-_Tom_Vasels_Top_100_Games_90-81.mp3
Category:Top 100 -- posted at: 8:03pm EST

We kick off the 2016 edition of Tom's top 100 games of all time!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_805_-_Tom_Vasels_Top_100_Games_100-91.mp3
Category:Top 100 -- posted at: 8:01pm EST

Tom Vasel lists his Top 10 games from 2016.....so far!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_804_-_40_years_of_Great_Games_2016.mp3
Category:Top Ten -- posted at: 7:57pm EST

Tom Vasel takes a look at the Civil War expansion for Legendary: Marvel!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_803_-_Legendary_Civil_War_Review_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:Reviews -- posted at: 7:56pm EST

Tom Vasel lists his Top 10 games from 2015!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_802_-_40_years_of_Great_Games_2015.mp3
Category:Top Ten -- posted at: 7:55pm EST

Tom and Jason boldly review Star Trek: Ascendancy.

Direct download: DTV_Audio_801_-_Every_Game_is_Awesome_39_-_Star_Trek_Ascendancy.mp3
Category:Reviews -- posted at: 7:54pm EST

Tom Vasel lists his Top 10 games from 2014!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_800_-_40_years_of_Great_Games_2014.mp3
Category:Top Ten -- posted at: 7:03pm EST

Tom answers your questions, live!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_799_-_Live_Q__A_with_Tom_Vasel_-_September_12_2016.mp3
Category:Live Q & A -- posted at: 8:40pm EST

It's our weekly all things board games show!

0:20 - Intro
2:03 - Board Game News
7:05 - Crowdfunding Round-up with Suzanne
11:21 - Glossary: Meeples
13:22 - Q & A with Tom and Jason
16:00 - Whitleypedia
18:04 - The Board Game Makeover
20:26 - Robert Presents: Painting Miniatures 101
22:04 - Dice Tower Productions
23:08 - Head in the Clouds with Chaz Marler
26:08 - Boardgaming with Colleagues
27:43 - Fresh from France
29:55 - Tom Thinks (40 by 40)
35:20 - Playing the News
37:29 - The Best and the Worst
39:21 - Dice Dice Baby
41:33 - Good Games, Better Gamers
43:25 - Games with Dan and Cora
45:22 - Snakes and Lattes
48:33 - Dead Last
49:56 - Closing Thoughts

Direct download: DTV_Audio_798_-_Board_Game_Breakfast_143_-_40_by_40.mp3
Category:News -- posted at: 8:23pm EST

Tom and crew go over the reviews we did last week, giving short opinions and ratings!

Sam
0:40 Throat Punch Lunch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNtp2...
1:05 Battling Brushes: Cry Havoc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bE-PG...
1:20 Top Five Themeless Games https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNuY5...
1:44 Fight for Olympus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djtLR...
2:06 Mysterium: Hidden Signs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Cx9Q...
2:30 Zombicide: Wulfsburg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5TQs...
3:05 "See you on the flip side"

Zee
3:07 "Hey hey everybody"
3:12 Encounters: Shadowrun https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rSTn...
3:32 Simon's Cat https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaPOX...
3:55 Gobble Stones https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_V9h...
4:19 Sator Arepo Tenet Opera Rotas https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pygme...
4:46 Evolution: Climate https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hiN_W...

Mike
5:18 Mystic Vale https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyjhH...

Tom
5:43 Dino Meal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xC7rK...
5:59 Baba Yaga https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HxhI...
6:10 Googly Eyes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-5u_...
6:21 Kumo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdGQW...
6:45 Shaky Shark https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aOQW9...
6:58 Colony https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_67D...
7:23 Let Them Eat Cake https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rP96G...
7:45 Masmorra https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FXwqn...
8:14 What's in Ned's Head? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Px2wg...
8:30 New Bedford https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dr0V...
8:52 Minuscule https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7NNb...
9:06 Dragon Racer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWlzd...
9:21 Council of Blackthorn https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRKML...
9:43 New Bedford: Rising Tide https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuHhl...
9:55 40 years of great gaming: 2012 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKoVZ...
9:55 40 years of great gaming: 2013 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e60cV...
10:00 Top 10 Unique Games https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZnlW...
10:00 Miami Dice #200C SeaFall Third Impressions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQvNi...

Direct download: DTV_Audio_797_-_Week_in_Review_-_September_12_2016.mp3
Category:Reviews -- posted at: 8:16pm EST

Tom Vasel lists his Top 10 games from 2013!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_796_-_40_Years_of_Great_Games_2013.mp3
Category:Top Ten -- posted at: 7:46pm EST

Tom Vasel lists his Top 10 games from 2012!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_795_-_40_Years_of_Great_Games_2012.mp3
Category:Top Ten -- posted at: 7:46pm EST

Tom and crew take a look at all the games we reviewed last week, and give you a quick run down of them all.

Sam
0:36 Manhattan Project: Chain Reaction https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgYdj...
1:12 In the Name of Odin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMIDL...
1:50 Clacks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5uVm...
2:20 Xenoshyft: Dreadmire https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKzTn...
2:47 Top Five Short Games https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCU78...
3:00 "See you on the flip side"

Zee
3:02 "Hey, hey everybody"
3:06 Maigo-Neko https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1-mk...
3:33 Matryoshka https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7iw3n...
3:51 Valley of the Kings Last Rites https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtoXx...
4:21 Unusual Suspects https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvTOa...
4:38 Sugar Gliders https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZywp...

Tom
5:09 Burger Mania https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lq4kL...
5:28 Slap https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4jhB...
5:50 Cardventures https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mX06t...
6:19 Cartagena https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8dLZ...
6:39 Morocco https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQ9y1...
5:58 What's Up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYjTQ...
7:15 Skiwampus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BeCwL...
7:35 In the Name of Odin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMIDL...
7:54 Jenga Quake https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eW7r1...
8:12 Hit Z Road https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVlk8...
8:33 Mage Wars Arena: Paladin vs Siren https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VR4Nd...
8:52 The Others: 7 Deadly Sins https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BChg1...
9:23 Imagine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Za8uf...
9:37 The Manhattan Project: Energy Empire https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qhe4f...
10:01 King of New York: Power Up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65_GE...
10:23 A Feast for Odin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WY3z...
10:57 Boardgame Breakfast https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzuoN...

Direct download: DTV_Audio_794_-_Week_in_Review_-_September_5_2016.mp3
Category:Reviews -- posted at: 9:06am EST

It's our weekly all things board games show!

0:20 - Intro
2:17 - Board Game News
7:47 - Crowdfunding Round-up with Suzanne
11:55 - Component Moment
13:04 - Q & A with Tom and Jason
16:11 - Whitleypedia
18:22 - The Board Game Makeover
21:04 - Robert Presents: Painting Miniatures 101
22:42 - Dice Tower Productions
23:56 - Head in the Clouds with Chaz Marler
27:06 - Tom Thinks (Top 10 Games)
34:20 - Playing the News
36:28 - The Best and the Worst
38:11 - Dice Dice Baby
40:20 - Good Games, Better Gamers
42:24 - Games with Dan and Cora
44:26 - Dead Last
46:13 - Closing Thoughts

Direct download: DTV_Audio_793_-_Board_Game_Breakfast_142_-_Top_10_Games.mp3
Category:News -- posted at: 9:05am EST

Tom answers your questions live! Melody will show up for a bit also!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_792_-_Live_Q__A_with_Tom_and_Melody.mp3
Category:Live Q & A -- posted at: 9:03am EST

Join Zee Garcia and a varied cast of contributors and guests for episode 39 of Board Game Blender!

Show Notes:

0:00 - Intro / Contest Winner!
2:11 - Board of Education (w/ Tiff)
4:58 - R vs. H - 2 Player Showdown
8:56 - Meeples Included (w/ Maggibot)
11:46 - The Happy Luza
13:52 - The Cardboard Stacker
19:57 - Quiz Time! (from The Cardboard Stacker)
20:54 - The Quirky Game
23:52 - Würfel Reviews
28:41 - Designer's Spotlight
30:19 - Boards & Crafts
32:09 - Gamelympics
33:42 - The Bargain Ben
38:33 - Name These Games!
39:09 - Corner Chat (w/ Mike Selinker)
42:30 - Outro

Direct download: DTV_Audio_791_-_Board_Game_Blender_39_-_Back_to_School.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 9:00am EST

Tom and Melody take a look at this big box game from Uwe Rosenberg!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_790_-_Double_Trouble_7_-_A_Feast_for_Odin.mp3
Category:Reviews -- posted at: 7:49pm EST

Tom Vasel takes a look at The Others from Cool Mini Or Not!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_789_-_The_Others_7_Deadly_Sins_Review_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:Reviews -- posted at: 7:48pm EST

Tom Vasel lists his Top 10 games from 2011!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_788_-_40_years_of_Great_Games_2011.mp3
Category:Top Ten -- posted at: 7:43pm EST

Sam Healey takes a look at his Top 5 Short Games (30 minutes or less)!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_787_-_Top_5_Short_Games_-_with_Sam_Healey.mp3
Category:Top Ten -- posted at: 7:42pm EST

Tom Vasel, Zee Garcia, and Sam Healey talk about their feelings on the digital integration revolution that seems to be starting in the board game industry.

Direct download: DTV_Audio_786_-_BackTalk_12_-_Get_Those_Apps_Off_My_Lawn.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 7:42pm EST

Tom Vasel lists his Top 10 games from 2010!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_785_-_40_years_of_Great_Games_2010.mp3
Category:Top Ten -- posted at: 7:41pm EST

Tom Vasel lists his Top 10 games from 2009!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_784_-_40_years_of_Great_Games_2009.mp3
Category:Top Ten -- posted at: 3:57pm EST

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