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Tom Vasel takes a look at things (well, technically one thing) he found on the internet. How much credit needs to be given to creators? Plus, many great segments from a plethora of board game experts! Episode # 306

 

Segments:

1:51 What I Found on the Internet

4:11 Meeple University

6:04 Dice Tower Productions

7:44 Jordan Plays Blue

9:44 Mega Meeple

11:44 Dice Tower Library Additions

12:33 Ryan and Bethany

14:23 Speed Quiz

16:26 Tom Thinks

20:24 Almost a Board Gamer

22:32 Smashin’ Buttons and Slammin’ Cards

24:32 Dead Last

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Direct download: Board_Game_Breakfast__-_Credit_Where_Due.mp3
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Come ask Tom anything you'd like and he'll do his best to answer some of it.

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Direct download: QA_with_Tom_-_November_11_2019.mp3
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It's LIVE Breakfast time! Join Tom, Sam, & Zee and all our contributors for another awesome live show!

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Direct download: Sat_-_Board_Game_Breakfast_Live_Oct._31.mp3
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Eric and Crystal discuss the pros and cons of visiting a convention outside your home country. Plus, Eric has a game for Crystal and the chat, we talk about some recent play sessions, and we chat with the audience LIVE.

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Dice Tower Cruise! - www.dicetowercruise.com (January 24-29, 2020)

Dice Tower Retreat! - www.dicetowerretreat.com

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Direct download: Sat_-_Dice_Tower_Tonight_-_October_30_2019.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 7:00am EST

Come ask Roy questions about Games, life, & the fundamental nature of reality!

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Direct download: Fri_-_Q__A_with_Roy_Cannaday.mp3
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Join, Tom, Zee, and Sam as they share their top ten Holiday Games

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Direct download: Fri_-_Top_10_Holiday_Games.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 7:00am EST

Tom Vasel takes a look at a game of dueling shamans!

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Direct download: Thu_-_Cairn_Review_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 7:00am EST

All of the videos we did last week!

Adventure Island Review with Sam Healey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XP-K...

Arkham Horror: Final Hour Review - with Zee Garcia https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfHP-...

Bees: The Secret Kingdom Review with Sam Healey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=293_E...

Clank! Legacy: Acquisitions, Inc. - A Miami Dice Video (NO SPOILERS!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKaH-...

First Impressions with Sam Healey (Wayfinders and Paris: New Eden) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yiy41...

KeyForge: Worlds Collide Review - with Tom Vasel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vmFT...

Last Bastion vs. Ghost Stories Comparison - with Zee Garcia https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iA_eM...

Live Q&A with Tom! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHqDr...

Lookback October 23, 2019 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48ubs...

Marvel Champions: The Card Game Review - with Tom Vasel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLGYY...

Paris: New Eden Review - with Tom Vasel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCgqW...

Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon Review - with Tom Vasel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1j4W...

Town Builder: Coevorden Review - with Zee Garcia https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToZHd...

Trismegistus: The Ultimate Formula Review - with Tom Vasel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYIm-...

https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgamede...

Check out the friendliest conventions on Earth!

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Dice Tower West! - www.dicetowerwest.com (Feb 26 - Mar 1, 2020)

Dice Tower Cruise! - www.dicetowercruise.com (January 24-29, 2020)

Dice Tower Retreat! - www.dicetowerretreat.com

Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com

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BGG Link: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/2...

Direct download: Thu_-_Week_in_Review_-_October_28th_2019.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 7:00am EST

Tom Vasel takes a look at the new Marvel LCG fromFantasy Flight Games where heroes are trying to stop villains evil schemes!

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Direct download: Wed_-_Marvel_Champions_The_Card_Game_Review_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 7:00am EST

Thanks for watching!

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Direct download: Wed_-_QA_With_Zee.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 7:00am EST

Stack up those pancakes and pour yourself a glass of juice, it's time for Crystal's monthly Q&A! She'll be answering questions from the chat live!

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Direct download: Tue_-_Board_Game_Brunch_-_QA_with_Crystal_-_102719.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 1:49pm EST

Tom Vasel takes a look at things he found on the internet. Are you a slave to theme? Plus, many great segments from a plethora of board game experts! Episode # 305

Dice Tower East Registration is going on now! https://www.dicetowereast.com

For Audio of our shows check out http://dicetoweraudio.com

Segments:

0:22 Welcome

2:07 What I Found on the Internet This Week

4:20 From The Page To The Table

6:23 Ryan and Bethany Board Game Reviews

8:14 Board Game Bakes

10:14 Dice Tower Productions

11:44 We Game Together

14:08 The theme is…

15:54 Mystery Component Monday

18:14 SpeedQuiz

20:08 Tom Thinks

24:17 Quick Draw!

25:27 Dead Last

27:23 Closing Thoughts

This Weeks Internet Links:

Paula Denning - Kickstarter Part of Your World - https://youtu.be/BMhH3YH0Wpw

25 Best Board Games of the 2010s. https://www.pastemagazine.com/article...

The Blacklist show on NBC, episode the aired on Friday, October 25th, showed Ticket to Ride being played and verbally mentioned MTG Uncanny Annie - https://www.hulu.com/movie/uncanny-an...

EXIT Advent Calendar from Ravensburger - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Ravensburger...

WBUR radio show about Wingspan - https://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2019/...

Cheat Sheets for games - https://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/23...

Start Player Blog - https://boardgamegeek.com/blogpost/96...

Reddit Guy builds his own Table Topper - https://www.reddit.com/r/boardgames/c...

How to win friends and manipulate people - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMtxi...

Check out the friendliest conventions on Earth!

Dice Tower East! - www.dicetowereast.com (July 1-5, 2020)

Dice Tower West! - www.dicetowerwest.com (Feb 26 - Mar 1, 2020)

Dice Tower Cruise! - www.dicetowercruise.com (January 24-29, 2020)

Dice Tower Retreat! - www.dicetowerretreat.com

Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com

Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

Get a great game table here! https://www.rathskellers.com/

BGG Link: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/2...

 

Direct download: Board_Game_Breakfast_-_Slave_to_Theme.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 1:40pm EST

Tom Vasel takes a look at things he found on the internet. Are you part of a gaming family? Tom talks about his experience gaming with his kids. Plus, many great segments from a plethora of board game experts. Episode # 302

Dice Tower East Registration is going on now!

https://www.dicetowereast.com

Segments:

0:22 Welcome

1:00 What I Found on the Internet This Week

3:13 We Game Together

5:47 ESSENtials

8:44 Dice Tower Productions

9:54 Quick Draw!

10:24 Fellowship of Meeples

12:32 Dice Tower Library Additions

14:09 Smashin’ Button and Slammin’ Cards

15:51 By the Numbers

17:50 Tom Thinks

23:53 Ryan and Bethany Board Game Reviews

25:48 The Theme Is…

27:55 Final Thoughts

This Week's Internet Links:

RAND Puts Teen Girls in Command of Wargames

https://www.rand.org/blog/rand-review...

3D Bases for Tapestry

https://www.reddit.com/r/boardgames/c...

Visualizing Card Shuffles

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_co...

AMA - Godspeed, Pandasaurus Heads of Dev

https://www.reddit.com/r/boardgames/c...

AMA - Prospero Hall

https://www.reddit.com/r/boardgames/c...

Q&A with Isaac Childress from SHUX

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_co...

10 Modern Games that Elevate the best parts of classic games

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yqbj9...

Mattel Braille version of Uno

https://www.wxyz.com/news/mattel-intr...

 

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Dice Tower Cruise! - www.dicetowercruise.com

Buy great games at www.coolstuffinc.com

Find more reviews and videos at www.dicetower.com

Direct download: Board_Game_Breakfast_-_Gaming__Family.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 7:00am EST

Tom Vasel takes a look at a 2 player game of animals slaying a giant beast to save Skulk Hollow!!

 

Check out the friendliest conventions on Earth!

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Dice Tower West! -www.dicetowerwest.com (Feb 26 - Mar 1, 2020)

Dice Tower Cruise! - www.dicetowercruise.com (January 24-29, 2020)

Dice Tower Retreat! - www.dicetowerretreat.com

Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com

Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

Get a great game table here! https://www.rathskellers.com/

BGG Link: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/2...

 

Direct download: Skulk_Hollow_Review_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
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  • All of the videos we did last week!

 

 

Direct download: Week_in_Review_-_October_14th_2019.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 7:00am EST

Tom Vasel takes a look at Expansions that will be released at Essen 2019. Some he's played, some he hasn't, but all of them have piqued his interest.

Sponsored by Pandasaurus Games (Booth 4J114) https://pandasaurusgames.com

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Dice Tower Retreat! - www.dicetowerretreat.com

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Direct download: Top_10_Game_Expansions_at_Essen_2019.mp3
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Join hosts Tom, Zee, and Sam as they talk about how different emotions can be awakened in games!

Direct download: BackTalk_Emotions_in_Games.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 5:33pm EST

Join Tom and Zee in another rousing discussion about the sometimes brief period of time between a game's first and second editions!!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1579_-_LIVE_BackTalk_-_Early_Adopters.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 7:49am EST

Join hosts Tom, Zee, and Sam, as well as their fellow contributors, they take a deeper look at Fantasy Flight Games!!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1578_-_Dice_Tower_DIVE_-_Fantasy_Flight_Games.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 7:48am EST

Join Tom, Zee, and Sam as they reminisce about Dice Tower Con 2019, and some of the great games they played while there!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1577_-_LIVE_BackTalk_Dice_Tower_Con_2019.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 7:45am EST

Join Zee and Sam for a discussion of the best selling titles for the month of May, according to stats compiled by CoolStuffInc.!!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1573_-_BackTalk_-_May_Best_Sellers.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 3:03pm EST

Tom and Sam take a deeper look at the classic game of 2-player conflict, Chess!!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1571_-_Dice_Tower_DIVE_-_Chess.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 8:26pm EST

Join hosts, Tom, Zee, and Sam as they discuss Board Game Geek in a thought-provoking way...yeah, that's the ticket...kinda!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1568_-_Dice_Tower_DIVE_-_Board_Game_Geek.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 4:19pm EST

Roy and Chris talk about bout the move to join the Dice Tower!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1566_-_BackTalk_-_Moving_to_Homestead.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 4:31pm EST

Tom, Zee, and Sam discuss the infamous (or is it beloved) roll & move mechanism!!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1561_-_Dice_Tower_DIVE_-_Roll__Move.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 7:30pm EST

Tom, Zee, and Sam discuss the various box sizes employed in the industry today.

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1560_-_BackTalk_-_Box_Sizes.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 7:25pm EST

Join Sam and his host of contributors for another installment of Token Punch Lunch!! 

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1496_-_Token_Punch_Lunch_-_Episode_55_-_Comments_please.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 8:23pm EST

Tom Vasel takes a look at the world of Kickstarter, joined by several Kickstarter experts!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1488_-_Crowd_Surfing_September_5_2018_Going_Live.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 4:57pm EST

Tom Vasel takes a look at the world of Kickstarter, joined by several Kickstarter experts! 

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1475_-_Crowd_Surfing_August_8_2018_Reviewers_First.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 4:16pm EST

Tom Vasel takes a look at the world of Kickstarter, joined by several Kickstarter experts!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1470_-_Crowd_Surfing_July_25_2018_Avoiding_Scammers.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 4:07pm EST

Tom Vasel takes a look at the world of Kickstarter, joined by several Kickstarter experts! 

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1462_-_Crowd_Surfing_July_11_2018_Missed_it_by_THAT_Much.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 4:06pm EST

Tom Vasel takes a look at the world of Kickstarter, joined by several Kickstarter experts! 

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1456_-_Crowd_Surfing_June_20_2018_Kickstarter_Fatigue.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 3:40pm EST

Tom Vasel takes a look at the world of Kickstarter, joined by several Kickstarter experts!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1452_-_Crowdsurfing_June_6_2018_Once_and_Done.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 2:47pm EST

Join us for a look at games that deal with our human senses - often in very original ways! 

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1437_-_Board_Game_Blender_-_Common_Sense.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 3:41pm EST

Tom Vasel takes a look at the world of Kickstarter, joined by several Kickstarter experts!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1436_-_Crowd_Surfing_May_24_2018_Is_Shorter_Better.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 3:40pm EST

Tom Vasel takes a look at the world of Kickstarter, joined by several Kickstarter experts! 

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1424_-_Crowd_Surfing_May_9_2018_Pretty_Pretty_Components.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 4:11pm EST

Tom Vasel takes a look at the world of Kickstarter, joined by several Kickstarter experts!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1412_-_Crowd_Surfing_April_25_2018_Mega_Failures.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 8:56am EST

Tom Vasel takes a look at the world of Kickstarter, joined by several Kickstarter experts!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1389_-_Crowd_Surfing_April_11_2018_Kickstarter_is_a_Giant.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 7:06pm EST

Join in as we share our favorite new discoveries of the month!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1382_-_Best_of_the_Month_-_March_2018.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 6:34pm EST

Tom Vasel takes a look at the world of Kickstarter, joined by several Kickstarter experts!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1378_-_Crowd_Surfing_March_28_2018_Back_It__Forget_It.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 6:28pm EST

Tom Vasel takes a look at the world of Kickstarter, joined by several Kickstarter experts!


Tom Vasel takes a look at the world of Kickstarter, joined by several Kickstarter experts! 

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1336_-_Crowd_Surfing_February_14_2018_Funded_Now_What.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 6:44pm EST

Tom Vasel presents the Top 10 selling games in January 2018, according to CoolstuffInc.com!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1326_-_Top_10_Selling_Games_-_January_2018.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 3:41pm EST

Join us as we briefly discuss some of our favorite new discoveries from January 2018!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1323_-_Best_of_the_Month_-_January_2018.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 3:36pm EST

Join Zee Garcia and a varied cast of contributors as they chat about games based on literature!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1321_-_Board_Game_Blender_-_Literature_101.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 3:32pm EST

Join us as we chat about board games that remind us of video games! 

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1306_-_Board_Game_Blender_-_Ready_Player_One.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 11:39am EST

Join Zee and a varied cast of contributors for the latest episode of Blender, discussing games and characters that make us feel empowered!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1269_-_Board_Game_Blender_-_Empowered.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 2:36pm EST

Tom Vasel presents 10 game better than Jenga!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1220_-_10_Games_Better_Than_Jenga_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 3:32pm EST

Tom Vasel presents 10 games better than Battleship!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1219_-_10_Games_Better_Than_Battleship_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 3:32pm EST

Tom Vasel presents 10 games better than Pictionary!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1213_-_10_Games_Better_Than_Pictionary_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 2:14pm EST

Tom Vasel presents 10 games better than Poker!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1211_-_10_Games_Better_Than_Poker_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 9:07am EST

Tom Vasel presents 10 games better than Stratego!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1208_-_10_Games_Better_Than_Stratego_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 9:00am EST

Tom Vasel talks about what makes him go mad for Eldritch Horror!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1206_-_Why_I_Love_Eldritch_Horror_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 2:40pm EST

Tom Vasel presents 10 games to check out if you like Clue!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1205_-_10_Games_Better_Than_Clue_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 2:39pm EST

Tom Vasel presents 10 games better than Trivial Pursuit!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1203_-_10_Games_Better_Than_Trivial_Pursuit_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 2:37pm EST

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1202_-_Why_I_Love_Descent_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 2:20pm EST

Tom Vasel presents 10 games better than Risk!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1201_-_10_Games_Better_Than_Risk_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 2:20pm EST

Tom Vasel presents 10 games better than Chess!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1198_-_10_Games_Better_Than_Chess_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 2:18pm EST

Tom Vasel discusses why Memoir '44 is one of his all time favorite games!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1196_-_Why_I_Love_Memoir_44_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 2:10pm EST

Tom Vasel presents 9 word games better than Scrabble!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1195_-_9_Games_Better_Than_Scrabble_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 2:43pm EST

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1192_-_10_Games_Better_Than_UNO_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 2:39pm EST

Tom Vasel presents 10 games that top The Game of Life!


Tom Vasel discusses why Caverna is one of his all time favorite games!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1188_-_Why_I_Love_Caverna_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 4:09pm EST

Tom Vasel presents 10 games that are better than Monopoly!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1186_-_10_Games_Better_Than_Monopoly_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 4:08pm EST

Tom Vasel discusses why Time's Up is one of his all time favorite party games!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1184_-_Why_I_Love_Times_Up_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 4:06pm EST

Tom Vasel discusses why Balderdash is one of his all time favorite party games!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1172_-_Why_I_Love_Balderdash_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 4:41pm EST

Tom Vasel explains just why Twilight Struggle is one of his favorite games!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1155_-_Why_I_Love_Twilight_Struggle_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 7:08pm EST

Tom Vasel discusses why Heroscape is one one of his all-time favorite games!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1147_-_Why_I_Love_Heroscape_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 6:57pm EST

Tom Vasel discusses why Kemet is one of his all time favorite games!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1141_-_Why_I_Love..._Kemet_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 10:25am EST

Tom Vasel discusses what he loves about Arcadia Quest!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1131_-_Why_I_Love_Arcadia_Quest_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 8:25pm EST

Tom Vasel discusses what he loves about Summoner Wars!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1126_-_Why_I_Love_Summoner_Wars_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 8:57pm EST

Tom Vasel goes into detail about why Le Havre by Uwe Rosenberg is one of his all time favorite games!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1117_-_Why_I_Love_Le_Havre_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 10:41am EST

Join Sam Healey and his host of contributors as they present to you Episode 21 of Throat Punch Lunch, the show that's nicer than it sounds!

Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com

Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

BGG Link: https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardga...

Timestamps:
1:39 - Strategically Thematic with Ambie Valdés
4:28 - Roll with the Punches with Roy Cannaday
7:41 - Kickstarter Thrash-Up with Rob Oren
11:22 - Solo-Thrash with Liz Davidson
15:13 - Things I Hate/Things I Like with Bryan Drake
18:04 - The Shape of the Heart with Alex Milea
21:24 - 15 Pieces of Flair with Jay Peak
23:54 - Counter Charge with Mark Zielinski
27:31 - We'll Learn as We Go with Bobby Sears
32:43 - 3 Reasons with Forrest Bower
36:30 - The Miniature Breakdown with Tim Jennette

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1116_-_Throat_Punch_Lunch_-_Episode_21_-_Weathering_the_Storm.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 10:40am EST

Tom Vasel talks about what he loves most about Cosmic Encounter!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1112_-_Why_I_Love..._Cosmic_Encounter_-_with_Tom_Vasel.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 10:35am EST

Join Zee and a varied cast of contributors for this latest Blender episode!

3:30 - Board of Education
6:53 - Who Am I?
9:23 - R vs. H - Showdown!
14:26 - Under the Radar
18:29 - Board Gaming Time Capsule
21:53 - Meeples Included
24:17 - The Quirky Game
30:04 - Guess the Game Covers
30:35 - Board Game Diagnosis
33:31 - Retro Boardgame Corner
37:19 - Thinking Inside the Box

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1111_-_Board_Game_Blender_-_Under_Construction.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 10:34am EST

Join Zee Garcia and a varied cast of contributors as they take a look at (slightly) older but still awesome games in episode 53 of BGBlender.

0:00 - Intro
5:57 - Retro Boardgame Corner
10:16 - Guess the Game Covers
10:46 - Board Game Diagnosis
12:58 - Boards & Crafts
16:13 - How To Fun
21:08 - The Quirky Game
27:08 - The Happy Luza
29:15 - Who Am I?
31:35 - R. vs. H. - Two Player Showdown
34:35 - Under the Radar
38:39 - Board Gaming Time Capsule

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1095_-_Board_Game_Blender_-_Golden_Oldies.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 2:45pm EST

Join Sam Healey and his host of contributors for Episode 19 of Throat Punch Lunch...the show that's nicer than it sounds!

Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com

Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

BGG Link: https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardga...

Timestamps:
Face-Up: Center of the Table - 0:56
Strategically Thematic - 5:19
Roll w/the Punches - 8:30
15 Pieces of Flair - 12:44
Café Chat - 14:55
We'll Learn As We Go - 20:26
Alex Milea (Dark Tower) - 27:31
3 Reasons - 30:39
Solo-Thrash - 33:25
Miniature Breakdown - 38:14
Counter Charge - 42:19
Jedi Mind Games - 46:43

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1080_-_Throat_Punch_Lunch_-_Episode_19_-_Business_as_Usual.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 8:39pm EST

Join Zee Garcia and a cadre of contributors for this latest installment of Board Game Blender, discussing games with asymmetrical forces.

0:00 - Intro
1:50 - Board Game Time Capsule
5:01 - R vs. H - 2 Player Showdown
8:00 - Thinking Inside the Box
12:48 - Guess the Game Covers
13:19 - Retro Boardgame Corner
16:46 - Board Game Diagnosis
19:20 - Under the Radar
22:39 - The Happy Luza
26:02 - How to Fun
29:57 - Corner Chat (w/ guest Eric M. Lang)
37:51 - The Quirky Game
41:57 - Würfel Reviews
46:05 - Who Am I?
48:17 - Outro

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1077_-_Board_Game_Blender_-_Asymmetry.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 8:35pm EST

Join Sam Healey and his host of contributors as they bring you another episode of Throat Punch Lunch!

Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com

Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

BGG Link: https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardga...

Time Stamps:
Intro - 0:20
Hello?...Is it Theme You're Looking For? - 0:58
Strategically Thematic - 5:37
Accessorize - 9:11
Miniature Breakdown - 13:13
15 Pieces of Flair - 17:07
Roll with The Punches - 19:18
We'll Learn As We Go - 23:11
One of The Others - 25:16
Jedi Mind Games - 28:34
Solo Thrash - 34:53
The Latest Retro - 39:34
Counter Charge - 42:16
Outro - 46:20

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1069_-_Throat_Punch_Lunch_Episode_17_-_30_More_Hours.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 9:03pm EST

Join Sam Healey and his host of contributors for Episode 18 of Throat Punch Lunch...the show that's nicer than it sounds!

Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com

Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

BGG Link: https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardga...

Timestamps:
1:41 - Face-Up Center of the Table w/Marty Connell
6:20 - Strategically Thematic w/Ambie Valdés
9:34 - Just Missed It w/Sam Healey
11:50 - Miniature Breakdown w/Tim Jennette
15:53 - 15 Pieces of Flair w/Jay Peak
17:23 - Roll With The Punches w/Roy Cannaday
20:24 - We'll Learn As We Go w/Bobby Sears
25:17 - Scythe Factions (Jamey Stegmaier) w/Alex Milea
28:19 - 3 Reasons w/Forrest Bower
30:27 - Solo Thrash w/Liz Davidson
34:38 - The Latest Retro w/Bryan Drake
38:47 - Counter Charge w/Mark Zielinski
43:13 - Kickstarter Thrash-Up w/Rob Oren
46:53 - Outro

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1067_-_Throat_Punch_Lunch_Episode_18_-_Into_the_Breach.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 8:51pm EST

Tom Vasel, Zee Garcia, and Sam Healey discuss the blurred lines between established publishers and independent publishers.

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1064_-_BackTalk_22_-_Indie_Publishers.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 8:47pm EST

Tom, Zee, and Sam discuss the question: Are some convention attendees better than others?

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1058_-_BackTalk_23_-_Notorious_V.I.G..mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 8:17pm EST

Join Zee Garcia and a varied cast of contributors for episode 51 of Blender.

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1053_-_Board_Game_Blender_-_1X_or_More.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 8:11pm EST

Join Zee Garcia and a varied cast of contributors and guests for episode 48 of Board Game Blender! In this episode, we take a look back at 2016's best games and conventions.

Show Notes:

0:00 - Intro
0:59 - Würfel Awards 1/10
3:18 - Board Game Diagnosis
6:30 - Würfel Awards 2/10
7:44 - Board Game Corner
15:01 - Würfel Awards 3/10
16:18 - How To Fun
18:37 - Würfel Awards 4/10
19:54 - Real Talk
23:45 - Würfel Awards 5/10
25:20 - Board of Education
26:50 - Würfel Awards 6/10
28:23 - Boards & Crafts
29:37 - 2016 vs. 2015
37:26 - Würfel Awards 7/10
39:19 - The Happy Luza
40:46 - Würfel Awards 8/10
43:08 - Who Am I?
45:06 - Würfel Awards 9/10
47:40 - R vs. H - 2 Player Showdown
54:54 - Würfel Awards 10/10

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1044_-_Board_Game_Blender_2016_Highlights.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 7:58pm EST

Join Zee Garcia and a varied cast of contributors and guests for episode 50 of Board Game Blender!

Show Notes:

0:00 - Intro
1:23 - Board of Education
5:14 - Retro Board Game Corner
9:46 - How to Fun
14:28 - The Quirky Game
17:35 - Board Game Diagnosis
19:07 - Board Gaming Time Capsule
22:35 - Thinking Inside the Box
25:31 - Under the Radar
29:00 - Who Am I?
31:22 - The Happy Luza
34:41 - Gamelympics
37:30 - Würfel Reviews
40:11 - R v. H - 2 Player Showdown
43:50 - Outro

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1043_-_Board_Game_Blender_-_Cardboard_Zen.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 9:01pm EST

Tom Vasel, Zee Garcia, and Sam Healey discuss the blurred lines between established publishers and independent publishers.

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1034_-_BackTalk_22_-_Indie_Publishers.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 5:49pm EST

Join Zee Garcia and a varied cast of contributors and guests for episode 49 of Board Game Blender!

Show Notes:

0:00 - Intro
1:04 - Board Game Diagnosis
2:57 - Thinking Inside the Box
5:22 - R v. H - 2 Player Showdown
9:56 - Who Am I?
12:19 - Boards & Crafts
14:51 - The Quirky Game
18:16 - Board of Education
21:16 - Board Gaming Time Capsule
24:33 - Meeples Included
26:54 - The Happy Luza
28:17 - Under the Radar
31:44 - How to Fun
35:24 - Outro

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1020_-_Board_Game_Blender_-_Big__Tall.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 5:31pm EST

Tom Vasel, Zee Garcia, and Sam Healey talk about the idea behind when it is or is not okay to make a board game themed around a particular historical event.

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1016_-_BackTalk_21_-_Too_Soon.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 5:10pm EST

Tom Vasel, Zee Garcia, and Sam Healey discuss the pitfalls and trappings of having a "Fear of Missing Out" (aka FOMO) in our hobby.

Direct download: DTV_Audio_1004_-_BackTalk_20_-_FOMO.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 8:18pm EST

Tom Vasel takes a look back at games reviewed 1,5, and 10 years ago!

Buy great games at http://www.coolstuffinc.com

2016
B-Sieged: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1oiW...
Sing It!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVpSu...
Ra: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsYYl...
Tumult Royale: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qjz58...
Food Fighters: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2n62T...
Voila!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F81eg...
Arcadia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opx3z...
Grand Austria Hotel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9sq0S...
Star Wars Rebellion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zF6x...

2012
Greedy Greedy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6II3...
Rails of New England: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KsUx...
Cubulus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxEtK...
Jamaica: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPEze...
Flash Point Fire Rescue: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1eEk...

Find more reviews and videos at http://www.dicetower.com

Direct download: DTV_Audio_993_-_Dice_Tower_Reviews_Look_Back_-_January_18_2017.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 12:14pm EST

Tom Vasel, Zee Garcia, and Sam Healey reminisce about the recent 30-hour live gaming marathon.

Direct download: DTV_Audio_991_-_BackTalk_19_-_Marathon_Gaming.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 12:12pm EST

Join Sam Healey and his host of contributors for episode 14 of Throat Punch Lunch!! We've got segments for Eurogamers, Solo Gamers, and MORE!

Timestamps:
0:20 - Intro
2:14 - Face-Up Center of the Table - Marty Connell
6:06 - Strategically Thematic - Ambie Valdes
9:08 - The Miniature Breakdown - Tim Jennette
13:08 - Counter Charge - Mark Zielinski
18:20 - Share the Love - Lara Williams
20:48 - Roll with the Punches - Roy Cannaday
24:19 - Just Missed It - Sam Healey
28:19 - 3 Reasons - Forrest Bower
32:33 - Solo-Thrash - Liz Davidson
36:34 - The Latest Retro - Bryan Drake
41:17 - Hello? Is it Theme You're Looking for? - Jeremiah Acevado
46:24 - Kickstarter Thrash-Up - Rob Oren
48:02 - Outro

Direct download: DTV_Audio_977_-_Throat_Punch_Lunch_Episode_14_-_Merry_New_Year.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 8:05pm EST

Tom Vasel, Zee Garcia, and Sam Healey think back on various movies and TV Shows from 2016!!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_972_-_BackTalk_18_-_Pop_Culture_2016.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 7:39pm EST

Tom Vasel shares the Alien Powers he removed from Cosmic Encounter in order to have it all fit in one box!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_965_-_Cosmic_Encounter_Aliens_That_Didnt_Make_the_Cut.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 11:43am EST

Join Zee Garcia and a varied cast of contributors and guests for episode 47 of Board Game Blender!

Fundraiser Link: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/di...

Show Notes:

0:00 - Intro
1:44 - Retro Board Game Corner
6:12 - How to Fun
10:03 - The Quirky Game
14:45 - Tales From Behind the Board
15:50 - R vs. H - 2 Player Showdown
21:32 - The Happy Luza
24:39 - Boards & Crafts
27:10 - Board Game Diagnosis - with Anna
29:49 - Who Am I?
32:24 - Under the Radar
36:56 - Gameosity
40:03 - Real Talk with Sam

Direct download: DTV_Audio_964_-_Board_Game_Blender_-_All_A-Board.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 11:41am EST

Join Sam Healey and his host of contributors for Episode 13 of Throat Punch Lunch!

Direct download: DTV_Audio_946_-_Throat_Punch_Lunch_Episode_13_-_Happy_Holidays.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 10:04am EST

Join Zee Garcia and a varied cast of contributors and guests for episode 46 of Board Game Blender!

Show Notes:

0:00 - Intro / Contest Winner!
2:49 - Thinking Inside the Box
9:15 - Board Game Diagnosis
12:51 - Gamelympics
16:34 - The Happy Luza
17:50 - R vs. H - 2 Player Showdown
22:11 - Who Am I?
25:47 - Retro Board Game Corner
28:28 - Under the Radar
32:11 - Boards & Crafts
34:16 - How to Fun
38:49 - Real Talk (with Sam)

Direct download: DTV_Audio_934_-_Board_Game_Blender_-_Baby_Its_Cold_Outside.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 4:13pm EST

Join Sam Healey and his host of contributors for Episode 12 of Throat Punch Lunch!!

Timestamps:
0:20 - Intro
1:12 - Face-Up Center of the Table with Marty Connell
4:51 - Share the Love with Lara Williams
7:03 - Miniature Breakdown with Tim Jennette
10:55 - Counter Charge with Mark Zielinski
15:22 - The Latest Retro with Bryan Drake
19:38 - Roll w/The Punches with Roy Cannaday
24:14 - Accessorize with Sam Healey
28:02 - 3 Reasons with Forest Bower
33:05 - SoloThrash with Liz Davidson
38:05 - Jedi Mind Games with Koray Satili
39:47 - Miniature World with Rob Oren
43:23 - Hello?...Is It Theme You're Looking For? with Jeremiah Acevado
47:19 - Outro

Direct download: DTV_Audio_918_-_Throat_Punch_Lunch_Episode_12_-_Avast_Me_Hearties.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 9:01am EST

Join Zee Garcia and a varied cast of contributors and guests for episode 45 of Board Game Blender!

Show Notes:

0:00 - Intro
2:51 - R vs. H - 2 Player Showdown
6:47 - Cardboard Stacker
10:20 - The Quirky Game
15:07 - Gameosity
19:04 - Boards & Crafts
22:16 - Meeples Included
25:33 - How to Fun
30:33 - The Happy Luza
33:54 - Thinking Inside the Box
37:02 - Real Talk
41:58 - Under the Radar
44:53 - Who Am I?

Direct download: DTV_Audio_912_-_Board_Game_Blender_45_-_Big_Game_In_A_Small_Box.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 6:10pm EST

Join Zee Garcia and a varied cast of contributors and guests for episode 44 of Board Game Blender!

Show Notes:

1:54 - Gameosity
5:47 - Boards & Crafts
8:16 - Retro Board Game Corner
12:05 - The Quirky Game
15:28 - Board Game Diagnosis
18:51 - Who Am I?
21:25 - The Happy Luza
24:18 - How To Fun
28:44 - The Cardboard Stacker
33:13 - Real Talk
38:05 - Under the Radar
41:51 - Thinking Inside the Box
45:32 - R vs. H - 2 Player Showdown