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In this show, we welcome our new host - Bill Corey.  Isaac, Damian, and James join Bill to talk about trading and selling games.  When and where and how do you do this?  

Direct download: DTS029-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode29.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 11:30am EST

In this show, we talk about "blinging" out your games - making them better than the publisher initially did.  Victor, Bill, and Ben join Tom Vasel as we talk about what we upgrade, where to find extra components, etc.

Direct download: DTS028-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode28.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 11:28am EST

In this show, we talk about the integration of electronic devices into games.  Tom Vasel is joined by Suzanne, Dave, and Sean on this topic.  Is this good for the hobby?  Is it a gimmic?  Listen and find out!

Direct download: DTS027-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode27.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 12:31pm EST

In this show, we take a look at Galaxy Trucker from CGE.  Zee, Bill, Carl, and Mitchell argue whether it is a good game or not!

Direct download: DTS026-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode26.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 7:43am EST

In this episode, we look at cosplay, and it's effect at conventions?  Is it a positive or negative addition?  Tom is joined by Russ, Jerry, Jimmy, and Sam to discuss this topic.

Direct download: DTS025-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode25.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 9:44am EST

In this episode, we take a look at cooperative games.  Mitchell, Logan, and Bill join Tom as we discuss cooperative games, their history, their positives and negatives, and how they affect the hobby.

Direct download: DTS024-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode24.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 7:28am EST

In this show, Tom is joined by Bryan, Robert, and Colby as we take a look at folks who suffer from "analysis paralysis" (taking too long on their turns in games).  Is it the game's fault?  How should a group handle it?  Listen as we discuss the problem and solutions.

Direct download: DTS023-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode23.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 7:50am EST

In this show, we talk about expansions for board games - the good, the bad, and the ugly.  Are they a money grab?  What expansions are the best?  Listen to our roundtable discussion as we take a look at these additions to board games.

Direct download: DTS022-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode22.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 7:15am EST

The hosts of the Party Gamecast (http://www.thepartygamecast.com/) join us for a hilarious episode in which we try to figure out the best party game - Time's Up, Telestratsions, or Dixit!

Direct download: DTS021-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode21.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 10:04am EST

In this show, Tom and guests take a look at www.boardgamegeek.com's game rating system.  Does it work?   Are there problems?  Is it useful?

Direct download: DTS020-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode20.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 7:46am EST

For our nineteenth episode, we compare and contrast three civilization games:  Sid Meyer's Civilization, Nations, and Through the Ages.

Direct download: DTS019-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode19.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 10:29am EST

For our eighteenth episode, we change our format a bit to a roundtable discussion with the simple question - how do you deal with a cheater?

Direct download: DTS018-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode18.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 9:22am EST

For our seventeenth episode, we talk about playing games on your tablet.  Are they good or bad for the board gaming hobby?

Direct download: DTS017-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode17.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 7:12am EST

For our sixteenth episode, we compare Agricola to Caverna.  Then, we discuss the "feed your People" mechanism in games - is it good or bad?

Direct download: DTS016-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode16.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 4:41pm EST

For our fifteenth episode, we do a three-way showdown between three space card games:  Race for the Galaxy, Core Worlds, and Eminent Domain.

Direct download: DTS015-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode15.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 12:40pm EST

For our fourteenth episode, we take a look at trading card games / collectible card games - are they good or bad for the hobby?  We also examine "microgames" - wave of the future, or passing fad?

Direct download: DTS014-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode14.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:49am EST

In our thirteenth episode, we compare X-wing Miniatures to Star Trek: Attack Wing.  We also discuss the merits of Puerto Rico!

Direct download: DTS013-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode13.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 9:23am EST

In our twelth episode, we debate the merits of the game Innovation, and also have a four-way showdown to find out what is Stefan Feld's best game!

Direct download: DTS012-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode12.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 9:58am EST

In our eleventh episode, we debate the merits of 7 Wonders from Asmodee Games.  Then, we take a look at the wildly popular board game from Days of Wonder - Memoir '44, and discuss - is it a wargame?

Direct download: DTS011-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode11.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 8:31am EST

In our tenth episode, we talk about two great topics!  First, we compare the "Cult of the New" vs. playing older games more often.  Then, we compare two great games with traitor mechanisms - Battlestar Galactica and Shadows over Camelot.

Direct download: DTS010-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode10.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 10:31pm EST

In our ninth show, it's time to talk about the most famous game in the world - Monopoly.  Then, we take a look at one of the most popular Eurogames - Power Grid.

Direct download: DTS009-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode9.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 10:30am EST

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