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In this episode, participants battle to determine which is the better game....King of Tokyo or King of New York. Host Bill Corey is joined by Joel, Daniel, Kevin and Tim.  Which game comes out victorious?  Listen to find out.

Direct download: Episode_39_-_King_of_Tokyo_vs_King_of_New_York.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 10:27pm EST

This episode pits two Ted Alspach games against each other.  Bill Cory moderates Kevin and Jimmy arguing in favor Mad King Ludwig and Dave and Michael arguing in favor of Suburbia.  Listen to find out which game comes out on top!

Direct download: Episode_38_-_Mad_King_Ludwig_vs_Suburbia.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 9:24am EST

In this episode, panelists argue which game is better....San Juan or it's counterpart Race for the Galaxy.  Host Bill Corey is joined by Damian, Patrick, Suzanne and Dustin.  Which team had the better argument?  Listen to find out!

Direct download: Episode_37_-_San_Juan_vs_Race_For_The_Galaxy.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 7:34am EST

In this Episode, the guests have the greatest debate ever.  Cosmic Encounter or Nothing Personal, which one is truly greater?  Sean and Reuven represent Nothing Personal and Victor and Kevin represent Cosmic Encounter.  Which team is victorious?  Listen and make your decision!

Direct download: Episode_36_-_Cosmic_Encounter_vs_Nothing_Personal.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 11:51am EST

In this episode, Bill is joined by Isaac and Tomer who argue in favor of Kemet.  They debate Mitchell and Andrew who believe Cyclades is better.  Which is the better game?  Listen to find out.

Direct download: Episode_35_-_Kemet_vs_Cyclades.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 9:33pm EST

Listen to the conversation that happens when the Showdown isn't recording.  Bill, Kevin, and Reuven are joined by Sean and Dave in this episode.  The gang talks about Dice Masters and Tzolk'in amongst other things.

Direct download: DTSAP_Episode_1.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 7:50pm EST

In this show, Bill is joined by some of the biggest fans of the Dice Masters game from Wizkids - Eric, Dave, and Damian.  They discuss why the game is popular, the good and bad about it, and more!

Direct download: Episdoe_34_-_Dicemasters.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 7:43am EST

In this show, Bill is joined by Suzanne, Ben, and Reuven to talk about solo games.  When there is no one else to game with, what's it like to game by yourself? 

Direct download: DTS033-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode33.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 7:52am EST

In this show, Bill talks about the difficulties and pitfalls of teaching rules, and gives some examples and ways to teach games better.  He is joined in this round table discussion by Eric, Tomer, and Tim!

Direct download: DTS032-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode32.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:30am EST

This time, Bill is joined by Tim, Patrick, and Damion take a look at how, why, and how often you should log your games played.

Direct download: DTS031-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode31.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 2:02pm EST

This time, Bill is joined by Daniel and Kevin to talk about how greatthe Steve Jackson game Munchkin is.  Trey and Andrew thake the opposite side, arguing against Munchkin.  Who is right?

Direct download: DTS030-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode30.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 8:49am EST

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

In our eighth show, it's time to talk about the grand-daddy of all deckbuilding games - Dominion!  Then, we argue over the relevance of boardgaming's biggest award - the Spiel des Jahres.

Direct download: DTS008-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode8.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 10:54am EST

In our seventh show, it's time to talk about Superheroes!  We compare and contrast the DC Deckbuilding game with Marvel: Legendary.  We then disucss the age old argument - theme vs. mechanisms!

Direct download: DTS007-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode7.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:02pm EST

In this show, we first square off over promotional exclusives.  These are almost impossible to get at times, or only available to Kickstarter backers - are they good for the hobby?  Then we compare two games which are vastly different, but have similar themes - Mage Wars and Summoner Wars

Direct download: DTS006-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode6.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 5:30am EST

For our fifth episode, we compare the dice placement games Alien Frontiers with Kingsburg.  We also debate - "Is the local game store still relevant?"

Direct download: DTS005-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode5.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 11:20am EST

For our fourth episode, we compare the horror games Arkham Horror and Betrayal at House on the Hill.  We then put Richard Garfield's most popular games head to head - Android: Netrunner against Magic: the Gathering

Direct download: DTS004-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode4.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 9:28am EST

For our third episode, we compare the very popular games Ticket to Ride and Settlers of Catan, as well as discuss whether Twilight Struggle should be the highest ranked game on the internet.

Direct download: DTS003-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode3.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 3:36pm EST

For our second episode, we hear debate on whether Lords of Waterdeep is better than Caylus, as well as debate over the merits of Kickstarter and whether or not it is good for the hobby.

Direct download: DTS002-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode2.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 8:09am EST

In this inaugral episode, we hear debate on which game is better - Twilight Imperium 3 or Eclipse.  We also compare the party game Werewolf with the Resistance.

Direct download: DTS001-DiceTowerShowdown-Episode1.mp3
Category:Dice Tower Showdown -- posted at: 7:45am EST

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