The Dice TowerAuthor: Tom Vasel and Eric Summerer
24 Jan 2017

The Dice Tower

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The Dice Tower is an Internet podcast about tabletop games. Your hosts for the show are Tom Vasel, noted game reviewer, and Eric Summerer. In the show, Tom and Eric talk about boardgames, card games, wargames, miniatures, and the people who play them.

New to the Dice Tower? Then listen to: Episode 0: Introduction & Top 15 Games a New Gamer Should Buy

Note: The Dice Tower episodes are provided as a service to the community and although they are entirely family friendly, is not responsible for their content.

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    TDT # 491 - Looking back at 2007

    In this show, we talk about Vikings Gone Wild, Dicemasters, Santorini, Jorvik, X Nimmt, and the Mysterium app.  We answer several questions, hear a tale of sadness, and end the show with our favorite games from ten years ago - 2007!

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  • Posted on 17 Jan 2017

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    TDT # 490 - Looking forward to 2017

    In this show, we take a look at Aladdin and the Magic Lamp, Rubik’s Race, Lion Guard: Protect the Pridelands, Flamme Rouge, Liar’s Dice, and Phase.  Tom reviews a pile of games in a few minutes, we hear from several contributors, and a great tale of Amazement!  Finally, we end the show talking about the top ten games we are looking forward to in 2017.

  • Posted on 10 Jan 2017

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    TDT # 489 - Best of five years ago!

    In this show, we introduce our 2017 Fundraiser!

    We also talk about Cosmic Eons, Days of Ire (Coop), Mino & Tauri, Motion Pictures, Trick of the Rails, and Munchkin CCG.  We also hear a tale of Betrayal, and then we talk about what Tom considers to be the best year in gaming - 2012!

  • Posted on 03 Jan 2017

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    TDT # 488 - Looking back at 2016

    In this show, we talk about Great Western Trail, Deep Sea Adventure, No Siesta, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shadows of the Past, Gooseberry, and the  Pokemon trading card game.  We also here a tale of Horror, a tale of Sadness, and a tale of Amazement!  Finally, we completely clear out our question queue!

  • Posted on 27 Dec 2016

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    TDT # 487 - Best and Worst of 2016

    Tom, Eric, and a host of contributors take a look at 2016 and talk about the best and worst games of the year!


    Show Notes:

    1:14 - Intro

    4:43 - Year as a whole

    15:55 - Biggest Surprises

    22:56 - Biggest Disappointments

    28:25 - Best Components

    32:40 - Best Art

    38:05 - Worst Games

    41:42 - Best Card Games

    47:57 - Best Family Games

    53:11 - Best Party Games

    56:26 - Best Cooperative Games

    1:03:07 - Best Children's Games

    1:07:54 - Most Innovative Games

    1:13:56 - Strangest Games

    1:16:56 - Best Expansions

    1:20:58 - Best Reprints

    1:24:01 - Biggest Brainburners

    1:27:10 - Favorite Game Events

    1:33:47 - Top 10

    2:02:26 - Other Categories

    2:07:00 - Looking at 2017

  • Posted on 21 Dec 2016


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