Tue, 31 August 2010
In this episode, we announce our Dice Tower Awards for the best boardgames of 2009. We discuss the best expansion, best artwork, best production, best new designer, best game from a small publisher, most innovative game, best party game, best war game, and finally - the best game of the year.
Direct download: TDT179-TheDiceTower-Episode179.m4a
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Sun, 29 August 2010
In this episode, originally posted November 2, 2005, Joe Steadman and Tom Vasel talk about our contest for Memoir '44 and expansions, and have an audio blog about the Essen fair from a guest reporter. We review Runebound and Combat Soldiers: Battle of the Bulge, and answer a few user and random questions. We mention our websites of the month, and talk about recently played games. Finally, we top the episode off with our top ten board games from 2002.
Direct download: TDT023-TheDiceTower-Episode23.mp3
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Thu, 19 August 2010
In this episode we spend a bit of time talking about Gen Con 2010, and some of the strengths and weaknesses of the convention. Geoff talks about one of the most famous math problems and how it relates to games, and Dexxter and the Chief recount a recently played game. Finally, Tom talks about his top "hot" games from GenCon 2010.
Direct download: TDT178-TheDiceTower-Episode178.m4a
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