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Tom Vasel and Eric Summerer take a look at board games, card games, and the people who design, publish, and play them. Top ten lists, Q&A, tales of horror, and more await you!

Tom Vasel and Eric Summerer take a look at board games, card games, and the people who design, publish, and play them. Top ten lists, Q&A, tales of horror, and more await you!
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Tom Vasel and Eric Summerer take a look at board games, card games, and the people who design, publish, and play them. Top ten lists, Q&A, tales of horror, and more await you!

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English


Episodes

TDT # 573 - Live from Grand Con 2018

9/18/2018
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Recorded at Grand Con 2018, in Grand Rapids Michigan - Eric and Mandi join forces to bring you our latest podcast!

Duration:01:03:53

TDT # 572 - Epic Games

9/11/2018
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In this show, we look at the Cryptid, the Brady Bunch Party Game, the expansion to Meeple Circus, Spell Smashers, and Fast Forward: Forture. We also hear a tale of triumph, answer our last questions (we need more!) and finish up going over our top ten epic games!

Duration:01:37:52

TDT # 571 - Review Symphonies, Spies, and Strategies

9/4/2018
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In this show, we talk about Sailing Toward Osiris, Symphony # 9, Spy Club, Gunkimino, Newton, and Escape Extra! We also take a look at a couple of apps, and go into an extended discussion on victory points, and how they are used in games! Join us!

Duration:01:35:04

TDT # 570 - Review Spectacular!

8/29/2018
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In this show, we simply review a pile of games, including Yellow & Yangtzee, Spy Club, The Hearmees, Dinosaur Tea Party, The Edge: Downfall, Warhammer 40K Dice Masters, Jungli-La, Warhammer Champions, Cat Lady, Ivion, Burning Rome, Lowlands, Rise of Tribes, Symphony # 9, and more! We also hear from Geoff on GameTek, and answer a few questions!

Duration:01:27:50

TDT # 569 - Kicking it with Samurais

8/21/2018
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Welcome to another show! In this show we look at some Kickstarters, look beyond the hotness, and delve into the mail bag for questions. We talk about post-GenCon, a few new games we've been trying out and more!

Duration:01:26:33

TDT # 568 - Best Real Time Games

8/14/2018
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First, we talk about Keyforge, Hail Hydra, Pantone, 8-Bit Box, Mint Delivery, and TransEuropa. Then we talk about our Gen Con 2018 experience, hear a tale of Horror, and answer questions about color, distribution, and basketball. Finally, we talk about our top ten real-time games - in real time!

Duration:01:22:30

TDT # 567 - Live from Gen Con 2018

8/7/2018
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It's our live show from Gen Con! Join us for a a little discussion on the show itself, a wealth of game announcements, the announcement of Dice Tower West, and some wacky game shows! Geoff does a live Game Tek, Alan Moon swings by, and we simply have a lot of fun!

Duration:01:47:00

TDT # 566 - Inserts: To Keep or not to Keep?

8/1/2018
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In this episode, we talk about Thunderstone Quest, Passtally, Harvest, Unfair and its new expansion, Century Spice: Eastern Wonders, and Villainous. We also discuss a couple board game apps and go over board game inserts. Are they worth it, which ones are best...

Duration:01:40:53

TDT # 565 - Gen Con 2018!

7/24/2018
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In this episode, Tom, Eric, and Mandi try to tell Suzanne just what Gen Con is like. We also answer a pile of Gen Con specific questions before jumping into the heart of our episode - our top ten most looked-forward-to games! We also talk about a little of our plans, and we hope to see you there!

Duration:01:30:40

TDT # 564 - Family Games

7/17/2018
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In this show, we talk about Root, Luxor, Ranking, and Quebec! Two old and two new! We also answer questions, talk about Dice Tower Con 2018, hear a tale of horror, and hear the solution to the basketball from Geoff. Finally, we end the show with our top ten games that we personally have enjoyed with our families!

Duration:01:33:40

TDT # 563 - Dice Tower Awards 2018

7/10/2018
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In this show, all of us show up live at Dice Tower Con 2018 for the annual Dice Tower Awards! Joined by a host of contributors to the show, we hand out the awards for the best games of 2017!

Duration:01:14:06

TDT # 562 - Oh, Look at the Time!

7/3/2018
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In this episode, we talk about some of the new games we picked up at Origins, and Suzanne tries to keep Mandi awake! We're also on our way to go to Dice Tower Con!

Duration:01:13:15

TDT # 561 - Best Train Games

6/26/2018
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In this episode, we're back! To normal, that is - and we run a very normal episode with a very normal advertisement at the very end. Wait, what? Anyway, we talk about Rise of Queensdale, the new Exit games, Thanos Rising, Megaland, and Gizmos. We also listen to Geoff talk about deduction vs induction, answer a pile of questions, and hear a tale of horror! Finally, we end the show talking about our favorite train games. Huzzah!!

Duration:01:33:38

TDT # 560 - Live from Origins 2018

6/19/2018
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So it's our annual live Origins show. (as a side note, we're stuck with their audio system, so that's why things are they way they are.) We talk about games we played at the convention, including Coimbra and Reef, talk about the convention as a whole, have a game show with Sam Healey and Zee Garcia, and end the show answering a bunch of weird and crazy questions!

Duration:01:25:01

TDT # 559 - Origins 2018 Preview

6/11/2018
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In this episode, we talk about Magic Maze Kids, Boomerang, Kashgar, Pursuit of Happiness: Community, Way of the Panda, and My Little Scythe. We also talk about the upcoming show Origins 2018! Mandi and Suzanne go over ten different games they are interested in checking out, and Tom talks about some tips for first timers!

Duration:01:42:58

TDT # 558 - Best Cooperative Games

6/5/2018
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In this show, Mandi and Eric talk about Council of 4, Junk Orbit, Drop It, Now Boarding, Oh My Goods: Longsdale in Revolt, and Criss Cross. Geoff talks about calculus, we answer questions, hear a tale of amazement, and then go over our top ten cooperative games!

Duration:01:39:19

TDT # 557 - Reboot@button Oops!

5/29/2018
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In this episode, we go back to our normal programming! We review The Last Garden, Long Live the Queen, Memoaar, Powerships, Tea Dragon Society, and Prowler's Passage. We also take a look at the classic games Master's Gallery and Felix/Felicity Cat in the Sack. There's also app discussion, Kickstarter and a few questions!

Duration:01:31:16

TDT # 556 - Games to teach Science

5/22/2018
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In this show, Eric survives a lot to show up and record with Suzanne! We talk about MetroX, Renegade, Reworld, Pyramids of the Jaguar, Sunset Over Water, and Keyper. Geoff talks about the limits of AI, and we talk about the Spiel des Jahres nominations! Finally, we end the show with the top ten games to teach Science!

Duration:01:40:48

TDT # 555 - Come On CMON

5/15/2018
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In this show, we talk about different games played at the CMON expo, including Council of 4, 13 Clues, Modern Art, and Dragon Castle. We also discuss overproduced games, game we're going to try to play, and some roll-and-write games!

Duration:01:12:37

TDT # 554 - Games that teach History

5/8/2018
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In this show, we talk about Mistborn, Queensdale, Incorporated, Space Base, Pass the Pandas, and Felicity: The Cat in the Sack. Travis Chance from Kolossal Games comes on and talks about what it's like to start a company from scratch, and we hear another tale of Horror. Finally, we end the show with our top ten games to teach History!

Duration:01:37:34