The Dice Tower News Podcast, sponsored by Cool Stuff Inc, is hosted by Chris Steele and Kitty Langley, who every Friday presents the latest board game news announcements and releases.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of January 24, 2023. This week, Portal switches to the Imperial system, 7 wonders finds a vast edifice of cardboard, more exists beyond the sun and Uwe finds some really big fish. TOP STORIES (2:15) Funagain Logistics closes its doors Imperial Miners coming from Portal Games The Mind Soulmates announced by NSV Black Hole Buccaneers coming from Pegasus Spiele and Peter Langkjær Møller Roll and write title Château coming from Rolling Rhino Games New expansion Edifice coming to 7 Wonders Kingdomino spiritual successor Moon River announced by Blue Orange Games AllPlay reveals 4 new titles for 2023 Beyond the Sun getting Leaders of the New Dawn expansion Publishers Hasbro and Funko collaborating on 25th anniversary Cranium Nusfjord Bix Box coming from Lookout Games Shadows Over Camelot designer Serge Laget passes CROWDFUNDING (11:40) The Dice Tower 2023 Fundraiser SPONSOR UPDATE (13:35) Oros and My Shelfie HOTNESS (14:50) Wingspan Coal Baron Sleeping Gods Dune: Imperium Ark Nova Arborea Frosthaven Heat: Pedal to the Metal Hollywood 1947 Horseless Carriage CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of January 17, 2023. This week, WizKids seeks the holy grail, Mad King Ludwig goes back to the drawing board, Pretzel's Camels are up for their fourth race, and Cool Mini declares Spider-geddon on retail. TOP STORIES (3:01) Formal Ferret and Gil Hova leaving board gaming Arthurian Knights from WizKids and Andrew Parks Terra Pyramides Blueprints of Mad King Ludwig Stampfarm Featherweight Fiesta Camel Up the Card Game Marvel United Spidergeddon MATRX GIPF SPECIAL REPORT (9:22) D&D, WotC, OGL 2.1 CROWDFUNDING (14:05) OrcQuest War Path Circadians First Light Specialists Expansion Powerline Chesney SPONSOR SHOUTOUT (20:14) Once Upon a Line The Dice Tower Kickstarter HOTNESS (21:28) 10 - Aeon Trespass: Odyssey 9 - OrcQuest WarPath 8 - Wingspan 7 - Dune: Imperium 6 - Among Cultists: A Social Deduction Thriller 5 - Zoo Vadis 4 - Ark Nova 3 - Frosthaven 2 - Heat: Pedal to the Metal 1 - Once Upon a Line CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of January 10, 2023. This week, Cosmic Frogs rise up out of the Muck, Reiner Knizia expands another masterwork, Avalon Hill falls into a Yawning Portal, and I'm on a boat! TOP STORIES (2:04) New Eden Chaos in Gotham City Cosmic Frog: Find Muck D&D: Yawning Portal Mille Fiori: Die Meisterwerke Noch Mal Deluxe Pyramido Goblin Vaults DreamQuest Time Capsules Magician's Maze CROWDFUNDING (12:01) Circus Break Find the Source One Week Till Christmas Master Sweets SPONSOR UPDATE (17:50) Once Upon a Line Kickstarter: January 17 NEW RELEASES (19:22) The Loop: Fur Brigade Precognition Undaunted: Stalingrad Woodcraft Dice Kingdoms of Valeria Siege of Valeria Deal with the Devil CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of January 3, 2023. This week, WizKids lives their very best lives, Darwin apparently apologizes for being French, Doomtown is better off in a pine box, and Rio Grande Games plays hooky. TOP STORIES (2:30) Your Best Life by WizKids Velonimo by 25th Century Games and Bruno Cathala Doomtown: Weird West Edition from Pine Box Entertainment New edition of 1974 classic Kingmaker announced In the Footsteps of Darwin coming from Sorry We Are French Publisher Rio Grande announces trick taking game Hooky from designer James Miller Seas of Strife by Rio Grande Games confirmed for 2023 Andy Deso and Indian publisher Kheo Games announce Panchayat Woodcraft Roll and Write available by print and play Floe from Henry Audubon and Pika Games coming to Kickstarter March 28 SPONSOR UPDATE (11:00) HOTNESS (11:50) Lost Ruins of Arnak Flamecraft Cascadia Endless Winter: Paleoamericans Wingspan Frosthaven Dune: Imperium Aeon Trespass: Odyssey Ark Nova Heat: Pedal to the Metal CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of December 27, 2022. This week, Capstone declares A-zero is just for one, Lookout uses boxes as big as the Skye, and a single unit Fluxx is just downright Looney. TOP STORIES (2:10) Designers behind Darkest Dungeon form new publishing company Fabled Games Solo deck deconstruction game Aleph Null coming from Capstone Looney Labs releases solo rules for Fluxx titles Fantasy Flight offers The Council Keleres faction card for Twilight Inscription Isle of Skye Big Box coming from Lookout Games Vampire: The Masquerade – Milan Uprising is next title for Teburu system Age of Rome designers announce next title coming from Teetotum Game Studios, Restart The Secret of the Pharaoh expansion coming for Mystery House SPECIAL REPORT (9:20) Ice Cool is released on Roblox. An interview with an 11 year old. CROWDFUNDING (13:00) Douc in Danger Dungeons and Co Emotional Intelligence Pole Position SPONSOR UPDATE (19:25) Holiday Contest and Thank Yous https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=713479823551533&set=a.565688314997352 CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of December 20, 2022. This week, Board Game Tables says all the play belongs to us, it's end of the Trac for Trics, Portland is the new home for Haggis, and CMoN expands into the Multiverse. TOP STORIES (2:20) US Edition of new cooperative Lord of the Rings game announced by KOSMOS French boardgame news center Tric Trac closing its doors BoardGameTables.com renaming itself to AllPlay Gardeners coming from Sit Down! Games Deities by Mandoo Games and Gary Kim The Portland Game Collective to reprint trick taker Haggis Minerva Tabletop Games releasing Crumbs!: The Sandwich Filler Game Space Base Genesis expansion free to test via print and play Woodcraft Roll and Write available by print and play Dicebreaker reports on Oath expansion and Root followup Marvel United: Multiverse teased by CMoN CROWDFUNDING (13:15) Cube Monster Gin Crafters Goldblivion Aelderman Axon Protocol Re;Act - The Arts of War SPONSOR UPDATE (21:45) Once Upon a Line HOTNESS (25:05) Wonderland's War Splendor: Duel Endless Winter: Paleoamericans Wayfarers of the South Tigris Flamecraft Ark Nova The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – The Adventure Game Aeon Trespass: Odyssey Frosthaven Heat: Pedal to the Metal CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of December 13, 2022. This week, Kosmos works on an Inside Job, there's a sale of Mythic proportions, and we teach AI to take over the world. TOP STORIES (2:05) CMoN and Monolith aquire properties from Mythic Games The Inside Job from KOSMOS Quilts and Cats of Calico on Steam Iki: Akebono expansion by Koota Yamada Descent: Legends of the Dark part 2 teased by Fantasy Flight Ares releases Fighters of the Pacific to retail Science reports CICERO AI from Meta playing Diplomacy The Hunt from designers Matthias Cramer and Engin Kunter Fish and Katz from Heidelbar CROWDFUNDING (10:05) Bazaars of Ubar Shake That City Empire's End Pest Numbsters Mycelium SPONSOR UPDATE (18:35) PAX, Flamecraft, Empire's End, and Oros NEW RELEASES (20:35) Dice Hunters of Therion by Amiga Spiel and Richard Garfield King of Monster Island by publisher IELLO and, once again, Richard Garfield Elder Scrolls V Skyrim the Adventure Game designed by Javier Angeriz-Caburrasi, Juan Echenique, Stefano Guerriero, and Rob Harris, published by Modiphius Entertainment Orichalcum by Bruno Cathala and Johannes Goupy, published by Pandasaurus Saboteur: The Dark Cave by Frederic Moyersoen and Amigo Spiel Boop by Smirk & Laughter Games and Scott Brady My Lil' Everdell by Starling Games, designed by James A. and Clarissa A. Wilson The Wolves by Ashwin Kamath and Clarence Simpson, published by Pandasaurus Warp's Edge Anomaly Expansion by Scott Almes and Renegade Games Wingspan Asia expansion by Stonemaier Games and Elizabeth Hargrave CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of December 6, 2022. This week, Corey's slacking off in the city of Brotherly Love, the red planet meets the silver screen, I'm in charge and nobody can stop me, MPC got their greasy fingers all over your cards, and we're Haven a good time, Gloomhaven a good time! TOP STORIES (1:13) Terraforming Mars getting screen adaptation Gloomhaven RPG My Lil' Everdell Deep Dive and Defenders of the Wild Across America Fluxx Savernake Forest Fried chicken scented playing cards CROWDFUNDING (8:18) Creature Comforts: Maple Valley Tiny Epic Crimes Runar SPONSOR SHOUTOUT (12:09) Y'know, Chronicles of Crime is a pretty good game HOTNESS (13:14) 5 - Undaunted: Stalingrad 4 - Heat: Pedal to the Metal 3 - Pax Hispanica 2 - Aeon Trespass: Odyssey 1 - My Lil' Everdell CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of November 29, 2022. This week, Buttonshy explores the legacy of 18 cards, a haunted mist descends over Carcassonne, and Rio Grande reaches Terminal Velocity. TOP STORIES (2:15) WildTails: a Pirate Legacy from Button Shy Games Planepita from publisher SzpiLAB with designers Eisuke Fujinawa and Kazunori Hori Mists over Carcassonne coming from Z-Man Games Trivial Pursuit Dungeons and Dragons Ultimate Edition Jump Drive expansion Terminal Velocity announced Saigon 75 coming from Ares 25th Century Games has announced the card game Gasha Publisher Grand Gamers Guild announces Holiday Hijinks #6 The Groundhog Gambit CROWDFUNDING (9:25) Copan: Dying City Werewolf the Apocalypse: Retaliation Ceres Elden Ring the Board Game The Last of Us: Escape the Dark Peanut Butter Belly TIme SPONSOR UPDATE (18:30) Oros THE HOTNESS (21:05) Flamecraft Elden Ring: The Board Game Dune: Imperium Weather Machine Pest Frosthaven Ark Nova Endless Winter: Paleoamericans Heat: Pedal to the Metal Undaunted: Stalingrad CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of November 22, 2022. This week, Star Wars builds and Shatters, CMoN describes some Stranger Things, we Tether Broccoli together with cards, and what better gift for Weird Giraffes than Tulips? TOP STORIES (2:55) Star Wars Shatterpoint announced by Atomic Mass Games KennerSpiel winner Living Forest gets expansion Hasbro fails to crowdfund HeroScape CMoN details Rob Daviau cooperative title Stranger Things Upside Down Tether by Mark McGee and publisher How to Steam Broccoli World Exchangers and World Splitters by Emperor S4 Weird Giraffe Games announces Gift of Tulips Lost Ruins of Arnak second expansion Lots of Hachette Announcements Qawale from Gigamic Vaalbara and Vivarium from Studio H Tribes of the Wind from La Boîte de Jeu Rauha from GRRRE Daryl Andrews wins Game Innovator of the Year at TAGIES CROWDFUNDING (16:10) Itten Funbrick Series Words of a Feather Survival of the Fattest Heroes of Might and Magic III the Board Game On the Underground Paris/New York Mad King Ludwig: Renovations SPONSOR UPDATE (25:10) Nimalia NEW RELEASES (27:50) Spots by Alex Hague, Jon Perry, and Justin Vickers, published by CMYK Brazil Imperial by Portal Games and Ze Mendes Lacrimosa by Gerard Ascensi and Ferran Renalias, published by Devir Topic_ by designer Luffy and Sit Down! Games Circadians: Chaos Order by S J Macdonald and Zach Smith, published by Renegade Games Endless Winter: Paleoamericans by Stan Kordonskiy published by Fantasia Games Ragnarocks, designed by Gord!, published by Grey Fox Splendor Duel by Marc Andre and Bruno Cathala, published by Asmodee Village Rails by Matthew Dunstan and Osprey Games Bargain Basement Bathysphere by Scott Slomiany and WizKids CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of November 15, 2022. This week, there's just too much Magic, ironically Embracer's Z-Man embraces Tragedy, Libellud finds kids a real mystery, and the news is all CATAN all the time. TOP STORIES (2:05) Hasbro stock suffers Tragedy Looper New Tragedies from Z-Man Triggs by Karin Hetling and Nürnberger-Spielkarten-Verlag (NSV) Mysterium Kids announced by llibelud Time of Empires from Pearl Games Bruno Cathala's Oh My Brain coming to English from 25th Century Games Siliconvania coming from WizKids Cubosaurs coming from Catch Up Games Lots of CATAN news CROWDFUNDING (10:55) Spirit Island: Nature Incarnate Explosion in the Laboratory Chicken! Slay the Spire Tabriz Unconscious Mind SPONSOR UPDATE (20:10) My Shelfie THE HOTNESS (22:20) Dune Imperium Tiletum Weather Machine FlameCraft Oathsworn: Into the Deepwood Ark Nova Heat: Pedal to the Metal Endless Winter: Paleoamericans Unconscious Mind Frosthaven CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of November 7, 2022. This week, Ravensburger wants a big family, Llama Dice and Devir go to White Castle, Exploding Kittens is a lying sack, and Legendary discovers there is no spoon. TOP STORIES (2:10) Ravensburger is looking for the Next Big Family Game The White Castle by Devir and Llama Dice Takenoko roll and Write Takenokolor teased by Bombyx Telecraft by Oink Games and Geo Games OxEye sued by designer Rustling Leaves by Paolo Mori coming to English You Lying Sack by Exploding Kittens and Penn Jilette Retrograde by publisher Resonym and designers Mary Flanagan and Max Seidman Tiny Epic Crimes announced by Gamelyn Games Legendary: Matrix detailed by Upper Deck CROWDFUNDING (11:25) Race to the Raft Pampero Cosmoctopus Life of the Amazonia The Queen's Dilemma Tesseract Mosaic: Wars and Disasters Cancas Finishing Touches Oathsworn Into the Deepwood Second Edition SPONSOR UPDATE (23:45) Destinies: Witchwood THE HOTNESS (26:10) Tiny Epic Crimes FlameCraft Oathsworn: Into the Deepwood The Castles of Mad King Ludwig: Renovations ISS Vanguard Endless Winter: Paleoamericans King of Monster Island Ark Nova Slay the Spire: The Board Game Unconscious Mind CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This week, Vagrants sing a song of seance, we discuss masters of IELLO cheese, the zoo craze reaches Canada, and TheOP says Hola gatito. TOP STORIES (2:20) Vagrantsong mini-expansion Seance Scenario Ancient Knowledge by designer Rémi Mathieu and IELLO Games Hellton Palace by Jean-Baptiste Pigneur and IELLO Cheese Master from designers Johan Benvenuto and Alexandre Droit IELLO Microexpansions Naasii, A Coyote and Crow Game, by designer Connor Alexander Alhambra: The Red Palace by Dirk Henn and Queen Games Miller Zoo from Randolph and designer Thomas Dagenais-Lespérance Loteria: Hello Kitty® and Friends from TheOP Judge Dredd being reprinted by Rebellion Unplugged Monolyth from Phil Walker-Harding and CMoN FORK - Fox. Owl. Rabbit. Kale. A food chain trick taking game from designer Ta-Te Wu Hans Niemann sues Magnus Carlsen for $100 Million SPECIAL REPORT (13:15) Cheating in Chess Chess.com report on Hans Niemann CROWDFUNDING (16:55) Rising Waters Roll to the Top, Pollen, and Big Top The Stifling Dark Dreadful Meadows Ten Plagues the Card Game Roll and Rails SPONSOR UPDATE (26:10) Destinies: Myth and Folklore NEW RELEASES (28:05) Carcassonne Big Box 2022 by Klaus-Jurgen Wrede and Z-Man Games Sidereal Confluence Bifurcation expansion by TauCeti Deichmann and WizKids Smash Up 10th Anniversary Box by Paul Peterson and AEG Solforge Fusion Booster Kit from Richard Garfield and Justin Gary, published by Stone Blade Entertainment Evergreen by Hjalmar Hach and Horrible Games Vagrantsong designed by Kyle Rowan, Justin Gibbs, and Matt Carter, published by Wyrd Miniatures Block and Key by David Van Drunen and Inside Up Games Get on Board: New York and London from Saashi and Saashi Ultimate Railroads from designers Helmut Ohley and Leonhard Lonny Orgler, published by Z-Man Games Sobek: 2 Players from Bruno Cathala and Sebastien Pauchon, published by Pandasaurus Games Tusk! Surviving the Ice Age from designers Sean Goodison and Mike Haught, published by Gale Force 9 CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of October 24, 2022. This week, Asmodee proffers a glorious Welcome, AEG takes a vacation to Japan, Hachette goes from 0 to 100, and the Luzas are in the house! TOP STORIES (3:00) Welcome by Asmodee Underdog Games releases HerStory by designers Nick Bentley, Emerson Matsuuchi, and Danielle Reynolds Lets Go to Japan by Josh Woods and AEG Jenga Kool Aid by TheOP Publisher Board&Dice announces Teotihuacan Deluxe Boop from Smirk and Laughter coming November 2022 Smash Up 10th Anniversary dated for October Grand Gamers Guild releases print and play Artemis: First Contact Zero to 100 by Antonin Boccara gets English language release from Hachette Fir is next title after Feudum for Odd Bird Games Forage, by Mark Tuck, is the final game in the Grove Trilogy CROWDFUNDING (12:20) Redwood: Into the Wild/a> One Two Many Rabbits Harrow County: The Game of Gothic Conflict Wonderlands War: Shards of Madness Portents Patriot SPONSOR UPDATE (20:50) Destinies: Witchwood Modules THE HOTNESS (22:40) Dune: Imperium Mosaic: A Story of Civilization Ark Nova John Company: Second Edition The Wolves Endless Winter: Paleoamericans ISS Vanguard Spirit Island Spirit Island: Nature Incarnate Oathsworn: Into the Deepwood CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of October 17, 2022. This week, Terra Mystica innovates, WizKids rebuilds the Emerald City, CMoN runs to the hills, and someone in the Aegean lost their marbles during the bronze age. TOP STORIES (1:55) Ancient game pieces discovered in the Aegean 2 new city titles from Stefan Feld and Queen More details on Terra Mystica: Age of Innovation Books of Time by by Filip Głowacz Isle of Cats Miniatures Pack announced Lost Lights from Julius Hsu and Board Game Circus Make the Difference from Oink Games WizKids announces Rebuilding Seattle by designer Quinn Brander CMoN announces Iron Maiden character packs Flutter by Phase Shift Games and Matthew Bahntge Mojito Studios bringing back Mystery of the Abbey Agueda: City of Umbrellas from 25th Century Games Update on Yu-Gi-Oh Creator Kazuki Takahashi CROWDFUNDING (11:50) Fortify Daybreak Lunar Rush Leaf Matches Frozen Frontier SPONSOR UPDATE (19:45) Destinies: Witchwood NEW RELEASES (22:10) Basilica by Lukasz M. Pogoda and Portal Games Knight Fall by T. Alex Davis and Ryan Laukat, published by Red Raven Games Virtù by Pascal Ribrault, published by Super Meeple Star Trek: Super Skill Pinball published by WizKids designed by Geoff Engelstein Ticket to Ride - Ghost Train by Alan R. Moon, published by Days of Wonder Ready, Set, Bet by designer John D Clair, published by AEG 3000 Scoundrels by Corey Konieczka and Unexpected Games Star Wars: The Clone Wars by Alexandar Ortloff, published by Z-Man Games San Francisco by Reiner Knizia, published by Rebel Studio Skymines by Alexander Pfister and Viktor Kobilke, published by Pegasus Spiele CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of October 10, 2022. This week, Bezier does some renovations, Dead Death Dies for a third time, and Essen, essen, essen, essen, ESSEN. SPECIAL REPORT: ESSEN (1:41) TOP STORIES (5:14) Renegade Games expands licensing with Hasbro GIC: Britain's first game industry conference Persona 5 Royal card game by Matsuuchi Castles of Mad King Ludwig: Renovations Cluedo murder mystery boxes Cthulhu: Death May Die season 3 - Fear of the Unknown CROWDFUNDING (9:59) Factions of Sol Terraforming Mars: The Dice Game Rise and Fall Elevenses: The Guilty Party Tainted Grail: Kings of Ruin Age of Comics SPONSOR SHOUTOUT (18:22) Lucky Duck Games picks up Cosmoctopus for release THE HOTNESS (20:4) 11 - Endless Winter: Paleoamericans 10 - Flamecraft 9 - Lacrimosa 8 - Woodcraft 7 - Horizons of Spirit Island 6 - Ark Nova 5 - John Company 2E 4 - ISS Vanguard 3 - Revive 2 - Starship Captains 1 - Wingspan: Asia CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of October 3, 2022. This week, the hottest news is from 2004, pigs gobble fruit quickity pickity, Phalanx runs out of river names, and we agree - an arcane manor of dice is essential. TOP STORIES (2:30) Deep Water Games becomes independant of parent company OxEye Media CMoN to be excludsive distributor for Lucky Duck Games in Asia HeroScape: Age of Annihilation crowdfunding on Hasbro Pulse Reiner Knizia's Yellow and Yangtze rebranded by Phalanx as Huang Dice Manor is newest Dice Tower Essential title from Arcane Wonder Railway Boom coming from OKAZU Brand and designer Hisashi Hiyashi More details on Isle of Cats followup, Race to the Raft Artipia Games and designer Gustaf Sundström announce Ceres Itten Funbrick series of pocket games detailed Quickity Pickity is newest title from from Oink Games Grease Monkey Garage by designer Fedor Sosnin getting published copy Flowar coming from Llama Dice and publisher Primigenio CROWDFUNDING (13:15) USC Reach Atlas Lost: Rise of the New Sovereigns Naturopolis Pueblo Age of Inventors Fateforge: Chronicles of Kaan SPONSOR UPDATE (21:45) Andromeda's Edge THE HOTNESS (24:50) Starship Captains from CGE and designer Peter B. Hoffgaard FlameCraft by Manny Vega and Lucky Duck Oathsworn: Into the Deepwood Yellow and Yangtze by Reiner Knizia Deal with the Devil from designer Matúš Kotry and CGE Village Rails from Osprey Games, designed by Matthew Dunstan and Brett J. Gilbert Terraforming Mars the Dice Game from Stronghold Games Ark Nova by Mathias Wigge ISS Vanguard by Awaken Realms Everdell: The Complete Collection CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of September 26, 2022. This week, the news is full of chips and guac, a new Pandemic game there is, we forage with our pretty new gauntlet, and Knizia brings on the Claritin. TOP STORIES (2:30) IELLO purchased by French company Media Participations Z-Man announces Star Wars The Clone Wars, a Pandemic System title More details emerge on The Elder Scrolls: Betrayal of the Second Era Rose Gauntlet announces Wild Gardens by Isaac Vega WizKids announces Marvel: Age of Heroes Publisher Sylex bringing second edition of Yinzi Ming Reiner Knizia's new title is Pollen 20Strong is a new solo adventure dice game from Chip Theory Atlas Games announces 2 expansions for Godforge Arborea coming from Alley Cat Games and designer Dani Garcia 12 Rivers is the new title from Romain Caterdjian and BGNations Trampoline Park by Hassan Hekmat getting an English release Hachette is bringing the French word game Ole Guacamole to English Breaking News: Details emerge on Terraforming Mars the Dice Game CROWDFUNDING (15:15) Merchants Cove: Master Craft Weavlings in the Wild Forsaken The Fox Experiment Sagrada Artisans Cholas SPONSOR UPDATE (23:50) Tidal Blades: Banner Festival how to play THE HOTNESS (27:30) Oathsworn: Into the Deepwood from Shadowborne Games Tiletum by Simone Luciani and Daniele Tascini, published by Board & Dice Flamecraft designed by Manny Vega, from Cardboard Alchemy and Lucky Duck Games Lacrimosa by Devir Dune: War for Arrakis from CMoN designed by Marco Maggi and Francesco Nepitello Ark Nova by Mathias Wigge and Capstone Games Twilight Inscription from Fantasy Flight Games Star Wars: The Clone Wars by Z-Man Games and Alexandar Ortloff ISS Vanguard by Awaken Realms Beer & Bread by Pegasus Spiele and designer Scott Almes CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of September 12, 2022. This week, video game conversions are romantik, Ares Games is both Rich and Good, and Catan is nominated right alongside sand. TOP STORIES (2:00) Catan nominated to National Toy Hall of Fame Tails on Fire by HeidelBÄR Deep Print Games announces Beer and Bread Dorfromantik coming from Pegasus Spiele Steamforged Games announces Elden Ring board game Hab & Gut creturning as The Rich and the Good Wonderful World Board Game bringing Touch It Steve Jackson Games announces 2 Christmas titles Disney: Space Mountain coming from Ravensburger Publisher Pegasus Spiele announces Monster Inn CROWDFUNDING (10:15) Prehistories Evolutions and Space Explorers Age of Ambition Fugitive 2nd Edition and Run Dune: War for Arrakis Weimar: The Fight for Democracy Philosophy KeyForge Winds of Exchange Dawn of Ulos Winchester Mystery House Centennial Edition SPONSOR UPDATE (21:10) Flamecraft how to play NEW RELEASES (24:35) Twilight Inscription by James Kniffen, published by Fantasy Flight Games Star Trek Ascendancy Breen Confederacy and Dominion War designed by Andrew Haught and Phil Yates, published by Gale Force 9 Little Flower Shop the Dice Game by Dr Finns Games, designed by Steve Finn Parks: Wildlife by Henry Audubon and Mattox Shuler, published by Keymaster Games The Spill by designer Andy Kim, published by Smirk and Dagger Antematter by Bardshark Games Dulce by Stronghold Games, designed by Julio E. Nazario Studies in Sorcery by Chris Glein, published by Weird Giraffe Games Red Cathedral: Contractors by Isra C. and Shei S., published by Devir CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of September 12, 2022. This week, after 10 years, we are smitten with Stonemaier, Just One publisher learns some Fun Facts, Matagot uses St Patrick to banish snakes, and we relive the Winter of 2016. TOP STORIES (2:20) Meeple Design official authorized accessory partner with City of Kings Stonemaier celebrates 10th anniversary with new coop 2p title Smitten Repos follows up Just One and So Clover with Fun Facts Devir and designers Maria Blasco Arnandis and Enrique Blasco announce Winter Saint Patrick coming from Matagot alea announces Council of Shadows by Martin Kallenborn and Jochen Scherer Lubee Edition with designers Mareva Beauchamps and Florian Sirieix announce Time Collectors Cryptozoic announces Rotten Tomatoes: The Card Game IELLO announces followup to King of Tokyo, King of New York - King of Monster Island Horrible Guild bringing out Similo Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Air Mail coming from Ludonova and designer Toni Lopez CROWDFUNDING (11:00) Sea of Legends: Vengeance of the Empires Legacy of Yu Trailblazers Robomon Full Sun Diamond Dig SPONSOR UPDATE (18:55) Flamecraft and Tidal Blades: Banner Festival coming to Essen HOTNESS (21:15) Oathsworn: Into the Deepwood Legacy of Yu Astra Meltscape War of the Ring: The Card Game Flamecraft The Fox Experiment Pueblo Ark Nova Forsaken CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of September 5, 2022. This week, Ravensburger hopes to have a mouse problem, Trick or Treat's remain Tasty, Rio Grande Plunders a new Dominion, and Eagle-Gryphon discovers Toole use to be Vital for Inventions. TOP STORIES (2:15) Disney announces new Disney TCG Lorcana Trick or Treat Games bringing back old TMG classics Asmodee brings Tokaido Deluxe into US retail Rio Grande announces new Dominion expansion, Plunder FUSE stand-alone expansion Countdown coming from Renegade Mac Gerdts announces Crossing Oceans, spiritual successor to Transatlantic Inventions: Evolution of Ideas coming from Vital Lacerda, Ian O'Toole and Eagle-Gryphon Mindclash Games bringing lighter title Astra direct to retail Underdogs from 1 More Time Games retitled Challengers and being published by Z-Man Catch Up Games has announced After Us by Florian Sirieix Pictures XMas expansion coming from PD-Verlag All Roads coming from designer Markus Kettunen and Lautapelit.fi Deep Print Games announces Match of the Century from designer Paolo Mori Good Game Studio publishing Korean title Vegetable Stock from Zong-Hua Yang CROWDFUNDING (15:55) Doomensions Ivion Season 2: Winters Bite The Comic Book Bubble Powerline Small Kingdoms: Oak Campaign Nanolith SPONSOR UPDATE (24:20) Episode 800 contest and Flamecraft pre-orders NEW RELEASES (26:55) Wormholes by Peter McPherson, published by AEG Zombicide: Gear Up designed by Jordy Adan and Marco Portugal, published by CMoN Crusaders: Thy Will Be Done - Divine Influence expansion by Seth Jaffee and Renegade Games FYFE designed by Kosch, published by Pegasus Spiele Animotion by Bruno Faidutti and Nathalie Grandperrin, published by Pegasus Spiele Disney Big Thunder Mountain Railroad by Prospero Hall, published by Funko Games My Little Pony: Adventures in Equestria Deck-Building Game published by Renegade Games Dominion: Seaside 2nd Edition by Donald X Vaccarino, published by Rio Grande Skull Canyon Ski Fest by Jason Klinke, published by Pandasaurus Cat in the Box Deluxe Edition by Muneyuki Yokouchi, published by Bezier Games CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of August 29, 2022. This week, EBay buys a second hand company, Friedemann Friese fluffs his feathers, Feuerland declares the Age of Aquarius, and we hit episode 800! TOP STORIES (2:55) EBay to aquire TCGPlayer for $295M Tilt 5 AR board game system getting CATAN Daybreak by Matt Leacock to be published by CMYK Come Together announced by Chillfox Games and designers Vegard Eliassen Stillerud, Åsmund Svensson, and Eilif Svensson Fancy Feathers and Findorff coming from Friedemann Friese Ark Nova: Aquarius details emerge Ancient Wonders expansion for Origins: First Builders announced New dlp title Rise from designers Remo Conzadori and Marco Pranzo Twilight Struggle: Red Sea – Conflict in the Horn of Africa coming late this year Repos Games announces Harry Potter: Stupefy! by Ludovic Maublanc Marvel Villainous Venom expansion coming New LotR coop dice game from Michael Rieneck and KOSMOS CROWDFUNDING (13:35) Guns or Treasure Abducktion: A Weirdly Strategic Game of Duck Kidnapping Tiny Robot Love Doctors Barbaric Bako: Dig and Write Red Dragon Battle for Greyport: Chaos in Copperforge SPONSOR UPDATE (21:30) Episode 800 contest THE HOTNESS (23:55) Ready Set Bet Spirit Island Dune: Imperium Obsession Oathsworn: Into the Deepwood Woodcraft Trudvang Legends Sea of Legends Ark Nova Ark Nova: Aquarius Revive CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of August 22, 2022. This week, Asmodee's sugar daddy gets into jewelry, Magic the Gathering will EXTERMINATE, the Wingspan designer experiments with foxes, and it's my birthday. TOP STORIES (1:25) Embracer group acquires Middle Earth Enterprises Asmodee forms new studio Office Dog Frank West elected president of GAMA Mind Mgmt nominated for a Harvey Award Dr Who coming to MTG Noli announced by River Horse Games Birthday Burglary announced by Grand Gamers Guild Five Nights at Freddys: Nights of Frights coming from Funko Games Pandasaurus announces The Fox Experiment by designers Elizabeth Hargrave and Jeff Fraser Roll and write KunterPunkt coming from Frechverlag Waffle Time from AEG shown at GenCon Renegade Game Studios reveals new expansion for the Power Rangers Deck Building Game CROWDFUNDING (9:50) Five Three Five Davy Jones Locker: The Kraken Wakes Aquarium and Eat Thy Neighbor Dungeons of Doria Little Flower Shop Duel SPONSOR UPDATE (15:25) Corey and Barry play It's A Wonderful Kingdom NEW RELEASES (18:05) Arrakis Dawn of the Fremen by Gale Force Nine and designers Bill Eberle, Jack Kittredge, Peter Olotka, Greg Olotka, and Jack Reda Streets by Sinister Fish Games and designer/artist Haakon Gaarder Dice Theme Park by Adrian Adamescu and Daryl Andrews, published by Alley Cat Games Cryptid Cafe by Chip Cole and published by 25th Century Games Don't LLAMA Dice, by Reiner Knizia, published by AMIGO Museum Suspects by Phil-Walker Harding and published by Blue Orange Games Neoville by Phil Walker-Harding and Blue Orange Games Brazil: Imperial, by Ze Mendes and published by Portal Games Star Wars: Villainous - Power of the Dark Side by the design team of Prospero Hall, published by Ravensburger CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of August 15, 2022. This week, GenCon runs by the numbers, Bezzerwizzer Bezzerwizzer Bezzerwizzer, and Fantasy Flight brings a dagger to a lightsaber fight. TOP STORIES (2:20) GenCon had over 50,000 attendees Bezzerwizzer from Asmodee Ark Nova expansion named on German TV Marvel DAGGER and Star Wars Deck Building Devir announces Lacrimosa American Psycho from Renegade Games Dice Manor and Leylines by Arcane Wonders MojoMania for Marvel Champions CROWDFUNDING (9:53) Paleo Vet Dodos Riding Dinos Utopia Dead Reckoning: Letters of Marque Foundations of Rome Atma Season 2 SPONSOR SHOUTOUT (18:20) FlameCraft wins Best of GenCon, It's a Wonderful Kingdom nominated for Best 2-Player THE HOTNESS (19:52) 10: Akropolis 9: Spirit Island 8: Foundations of Rome 7: Cat in the Box: Deluxe 6: Oathsworn: Into the Deepwood 5: Turing Machine 4: Dead Reckoning 3: Twilight Inscription 2: Ark Nova 1: Tiletum CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of August 8, 2022. This week, Avalon Hill heroically changes the Scape of gaming, Burnt Island endeavors to go deep, Uwe Rosenberg travels the land of apples and honey, and John Clair dreams of an End to the Empire. TOP STORIES (2:54) Avalon Hill announces return of Heroscape War of the Ring: The Card Game The Wolves from Pandasaurus Endeavor Deep Sea WordCraft from Artipia Applejack by Uwe Rosenberg Starry Night Sky from Emma Larkins and Buffalo Games Legendary Encounters: The Matrix La Famiglia: The Great Mafia War Swindler from Pegasus Speile Loose Caboose by Gamewright Reiner Knizia's Zoo Vadis Empires End by John D Clair Aegean Sea by Carl Chudyk Ark Nova Map Pack 1 CROWDFUNDING (15:10) Weird Little Elf Western Legends: Mountain Range Star Realms: Rise of Empire Moonrakers: Binding Ties Return to Dark Tower: Covenant SPONSOR SHOUTOUT (24:12) Lucky Duck Games announces Destinies expansion: Witchwood CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of August 1, 2022. This week, everyone gets a pinball for christmas, Kolossal is Almost Innocent, we Flatout compare Cities to Salads, and I'm in Colorado! TOP STORIES (2:00) North Star Games rebrands WizKids announces Super Skill Pinball Holiday Special Dice Hunters of Therion coming from Richard Garfield Munchkin Turtle Carnage coming from Steve Jackson Games Marvel Legendary expansions 29, 30, and 31 detailed HeroQuest Frozen Horror expansion on Hasbro Pulse Magic the Gathering UnFinity announced Cranio Creations My Shelfe from Phil Walker-Harding and Matthew Dunstan Dulce coming from Stronghold Games and Julio E. Nazario Almost Innocent from Kolossal Games and designer Philippe Attali Fantasy Flight announces last physical expansion for Journeys in Middle Earth Flatout Games making Point City Galileo Project will be sequel to Ganymede from Hachette Hachette making party game Oh Really Smash Up 10th Anniversary Edition coming from AEG Insecta: Ladies of Entomology coming from Mont Tàber CROWDFUNDING (14:15) Taverns and Dragons Copperdale Euthia: Fierce Powers Isle of Trains: All Aboard Shu's Tactics SPONSOR UPDATE (20:20) New hires at Lucky Duck NEW RELEASES (22:25) Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Odyssey Campaign by Fantasy Flight Games So, You've Been Eaten by Scott Almes and Ludicreations It's a Wonderful Kingdom by Frédéric Guérard, published by Lucky Duck Viticulture World: Cooperative Expansion designed by Mihir Shah and Francesco Testini, published by Stonemaier Games Ice Hoppers by Oussama Khelifati, published by Blue Orange Games EXIT: The Lord Of The Rings - Shadows Over Middle-Earth by Inka and Markus Brand, published by Thames Kosmos CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of July 25, 2022. This week, it's summertime, summertime, sum sum summertime, and it's just spectacular. Plus more Spirits on the Horizon, and Dice Tower Awards. TOP STORIES (2:00) Dice Tower Awards The Great Split by Horrible Guild Tesseract from Smirk & Laughter Hickory Dickory from Plaid Hat Deal With the Devil by CGE Prophets of Doom and Reavers of Midgard Expansion from Grey Fox Dune Imperium: Immortality from Dire Wolf Peter Pan from Matagot 3000 Scoundrels by Unexpected Games Meadow Adventure Book, Chronicles of Avel Expansion, and Avel deckbuilding card Game from Rebel Studios Caldera Park and Spaceship Unity from Pegasus Spiele Space Craft from Granna Raising Robots by Nauvoo Games Enola Holmes: Finder of Lost Souls from Gale Force 9 Mosaic: Wars and Disasters Expansion by Forbidden Games Horizons of Spirit Island from Greater Than Games Planet B by Hans im Glück CROWDFUNDING (19:15) Splintered Lands Snap Ship Tactics Burncycle New Recruits Aquamarine Moon Halves SPONSOR UPDATE (27:25) Chronicles of Time LIGHTNING ROUND NEWS (30:05) Arcane Wonders Logo Change CoraQuest: Keep on Questing Expansion Stranger Things Upside Down from Rob Daviau and CMoN Basilica reprint from Portal Games Ascending Empire: Zenith Edition from WizKids Undaunted: Battle of Britain by Osprey Games Pocket Sized Foriferous by Pencil First Games Race to the Raft from Frank West and City of Games CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of July 18, 2022. This week, Cool Mini takes the war to Mount Dune, Hasbro spells Mastermind, Disney's villains makes us cry, WizKids goes through some Super Damage Control, and Spiel Spiel Spiely Spiel. TOP STORIES (2:05) Spiel des Jahres winners announced PHD acquires British distributor Bliss CMoN nnounces Dune: War for Arrakis The Boys themed Zombicide packs available from CMoN Wordle the Party Game coming from Hasbro Pulse Blind Box game Disney Kingdomania coming from Funko Disney Villains card game by Leo Colovini and Ravensburger Parks: Wildlife expansion coming from Keymaster AEOLOS coming from Arve D. Fühler amd Guido Eckhof Discordia from from Bernd Eisenstein and publisher Irongames Asmodee making 3 games based on Netflix shows Ozark, Squid Game, and Stranger Things Marvel: Damage Control from Amari Akil and WizKids La Boca being reimagined as Recto Verso from Tiki Editions and Super Meeple Animal Espionage from Twin City Games and designer Joe Hout CROWDFUNDING (14:40) Stardust Coffee Grand Carnival: On the Road Neko Boss One Hundred Torii: Diverging Paths and Hanafuda Deck Amun Re SPONSOR UPDATE (22:05) Corey dominates at Banner Festival THE HOTNESS (24:50) Ahoy Isle of Trains: All Aboard Spirit Island My Father's Work Oathsworn: Into the Deepwood Moon Beyond the Sun Ark Nova Puerto Rico 1897 Revive CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of July 11, 2022. This week, the cat is both in and out of the box, Days of Wonder is going off the rails on a Ghost Train, Uwe reframes Nova Luna, and all hail the Cosmoctopus. TOP STORIES (2:30) Kazuki Takahashi passes, creator of Yu Gi Oh Ticket to Ride: Ghost Train Sanssouci Sabika Framework by Uwe Rosenberg Mistwind by Daryl Andrews 1001 Islands from Asmodee Cosmoctopus Cat in the Box Deluxe Edition CROWDFUNDING (10:33) Cheese Factory Flick Fleet: Xeno Wars Dice Throne: Santa vs Krampus Company of Heroes 2E Summit: Sanity + Big Box SPONSOR UPDATE (17:35) Lucky Duck to publish Turtle Splash NEW RELEASES (19:31) Bullet Star Streets Messina 1347 Smash Up: Disney Yak Feed the Kraken CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of July 4, 2022. This week, KeyForge travels to a Ghost Galaxy through some Strange Stars, Dire Wolf's Catacombs get decidedly noisier, Wingspan has the opposite of Empty Nest, and Days of Wonder gives it the Heat. TOP STORIES (2:05) Capstone+ subscription service detailed 2022 Cardboard Edison Award winners announced Fantasy Flight sells KeyForge IP to Ghost Galaxy Dire Wolf announces Clank! Catacombs Twisty Tracks coming from Rio Grande and Jeffrey D. Allers Stonemaier Games announces Wingspan: Asia and the Nesting Box storage solution Reflecto coming from Mandoo Games and Roberto Fraga Euthia: Torment of Resurrection from DIEA Games being co-published by Steamforged Hand management racing game Heat: Pedal to the Metal coming from Days of Wonder Ravensburger re-theming Puerto Rico to Puerto Rico: 1897 Wolfgang Warsch's fourth clever game, Clever 4Ever revealed CROWDFUNDING (14:05) Cyberpunk 2077: Gangs of Night City from CMoN, designed by Andrea Chiarvesio, Eric M. Lang, Alexio Schneeberger, and Francesco Rugerfred Sedda Bretwalda by designer Leo Soloviey and PHALANX Games Compounded: Peer Reviewed and Lab Notes from Greater Than Games and Darrell Louder Amygdala by Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Kiesling, published by Game Brewer Helsinki by designers Asger Harding Granerud and Daniel Skjold Pedersen Beyond Humanity: Astrominers by designer Pawel 'Bloski' Suski and Three Headed Monster Joey Games from Phil and Meredith Walker-Harding Clash of Galliformes by Kim Åberg and Kim Jansson Globetrotting by Jeff Chin and Andrew Nerger SPONSOR UPDATE (23:40) Flamecraft up for pre-order THE HOTNESS (25:55) Spirit Island from Greater than Games Company of Heroes Blood on the Clocktower by Steven Medway and The Pandemonium Institute Rush Out! from Thomas Dupont and publisher Sit Down! Bretwalda from PHALANX Games Stars of Akarios by Out of My Mind Games Oathsworn: Into the Deepwood by Shadowborne Games Heat: Pedal to the Metal from Days of Wonder Ark Nova from Capstone Games and Mathias Wigge Clank! Catacombs from Dire Wolf and designer Paul Dennen CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of June 27, 2022. This week, Arcane Wonders celebrates the period between furnaces, Matagot has a futuristic renaissance, Ludonaute peers into the future of cards, and RAGE! TOP STORIES (3:20) Magic Mountain won Kinderspiel GAMA releases numbers for origins 2022 Railroad Madness from Holy Grail Games Furnace Interbellum from Arcane Wonders Marvel Champions LCG: Cyclops Galactic Renaissance from Matagot Thiefdom from Karma Games Precognition from Ludonaute CROWDFUNDING (10:50) First in Flight Tsuro Luxury Edition Skyrise Septima Bot Factory SPONSOR UPDATE (17:51) Lucky Duck co-Publishes Tidal Blades: Banner Festival with Druid City Games NEW RELEASES (19:37) Dungeons Dice and Danger Make It Happen World Z League Hibachi Next Station: London Crescent Moon Gutenberg Outer Rim: Unfinished Business CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of June 20, 2022. This week, crowdfunding gets some backup, Orléans draws some famous names, Merchants Cove gets craftier, and this city goes all-in for Crime. TOP STORIES (2:10) BackerKit announces intention to start crowdfunding platform Funko Inc purchases Mondo from Alamo Drafthouse Tabletop Tycoon enters publishing partnership with Rock Manor Games Joan of Arc: Orléans Roll Draw and Write announced by dlp TheOP announces Harry Potter: Mischief in Diagon Alley Big Box edition of Village coming from Eggertspiele Merchants Cove getting MasterCraft expansion Animalia: Preventing Extinction released by Quined Games Planted from Phil Walker-Harding comes to Target stores MicroMacro Crime City gets third title - All In CROWDFUNDING (13:40) Court from B5 Productions Aeon's End Past and Future by Sydney Engelstein, Nick Little, and Kevin Riley Fluffy Frontier from Björn Ekenberg and ION Game Design Heroes and Wizards by Jof Croxford and Jof Games Umbrella Academy from Mantic Games SPONSOR UPDATE (20:55) What a Wonderful Kingdom THE HOTNESS (23:40) Village by Markus and Inka Brand Carnegie by Xavier Georges and Quined Games Spirit Island from Greater than Games The Clash of Galliformes from Todys Games Metropolys by Sébastien Pauchon Ark Nova by Mathias Wigge and Capstone Games Bretwalda by PHALANX Games Septima by Mindclash Games Village: Big Box by Markus and Inka Brand from Eggertspiele Skyrise from Roxley Games CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of June 13, 2022. This week, CMoN flips some zombies, Vienna and Cuzco are tossed into the point salad, and little Asmodee's parents make a Savvy move. TOP STORIES (3:05) Saudi national fund invests $1B in Asmodee parent company Devir and Schmidt Spiel enter publication agreement Flip and write Zombicide: Gear Up coming from CMoN Cancelled Kickstarter Rift Knights being redone as Knight Fall by Red Raven Games Targi Bonus Box coming from KOSMOS New version of Hive Mind by Richard Garfield coming from Calliope Gloomhaven fan expansion Crimson Scales to be printed non-profit UNO Star Wars announced by Mattel Floodgate Games releasing cooperative sand timer title Kites Red Cathedral: Contractors detailed and dated by Devir New expansion to Disney's Sorcerers Arena - Thrills and Chills Stefan Feld City Collection games 5 and 6 announced by Queen Games Racing game Gemini Gauntlet coming from Lynnvander Studios CROWDFUNDING (15:15) Bananya by Japanime Games and designer Chelsea Schwartz Hacktivity from Stéphane Vachon and publisher Acolyte Cooperative Board Games Keydoms Dragons from designer Richard Breese and R&D Games The Gig by designers Jamie Gray, Dann May, Robb Smigielski, and Lewis Shaw Unmatched Storage System from Restoration Games SPONSOR UPDATE (22:10) Destinies wins UK Games Expo Award THE HOTNESS (24:20) Wonderland's War, from Druid City Games and designers Tim Eisner, Ben Eisner, and Ian Moss Arcs by Cole Wehle and Leder Games Carnegie by Carson City designer Xavier Georges and Quined Games Space Station Phoenix by Gabriel Cohn Star Wars: Outer Rim Unfinished Business Castles of Burgundy by Ravensburger and Stefan Feld My Father's Work by T. C. Petty III Terra Nova by Capstone Games Ark Nova by Mathias Wigge and Capstone Games War of the Ring: The Card Game from Ares Games CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of June 6, 2022. This week, we explore gran sendero del oeste, more details emerge on teeny tiny terra, the newest patchwork play is you know stacks and stuff, and the next thingavellir for nidavellir is idavellir. TOP STORIES (2:15) FunForge Kickstarter troubles Great Western Trail Argentina detailed by Eggertspiele Terra Nova detailed by Capstone Games Atiwa by Uwe Rosenberg announced by Lookout Games Splendor Duel shown by Space Cowboys ReMEmber coming from Pegasus Spiele Tidal Blades: Banner Festival announced by Druid City Games Second expansion to Nidavellir, Idavoll, announced Patchwork Express variant Stack'N Stuff announced by Lookout Games CROWDFUNDING (11:15) Kabuto Sumo and so much more by LBoardGameTables.com Union Stockyards from Designer Duane Wulf and Solid Rock Games Runescape Kingdoms: Shadow of Elvarg from Steamforged Games Arcs by designer Cole Wehrle and Leder Games Castles of Burgundy Special Edition by Awaken Realms and Ravensburger designed by Stefan Feld Bark Avenue by designers Mackenzie and Jonathan Jungck with TerreDice Games SPONSOR UPDATE (20:25) Destinies Community Editor Contest and Origins NEW RELEASES (23:05) Eco: Coral Reef by Izik Nevo and Unique Board Games Ouch! By Romain Caterdjian and Théo Rivière, published by Devir Mystic Paths by Brian Leet and Kevin Worden, published by R&R Games eXplorers by Phil Walker-Harding and Ravensburger Batman: Everybody Lies by Weronika Spyra and Ignacy Trzewiczek, published by Portal Games Guild of Merchant Explorers by Matthew Dunstan and Brett J Gilberts, published by AEG Mortum - Medieval Detective by Sergey Minevich and Arcane Wonders Creature Comforts by Roberta Taylor and Kids Table Board Games Space Base - The Mysteries of Terra Proxima by John D. Clair and AEG Cartaventura: Lhasa and Cartaventura: Vinland by Thomas Dupont and Arnaud Ladagnous, published by KOSMOS Air, Land, & Sea: Spies, Lies, & Supplies by Jon Perry and Arcane Wonders Prehistories by Alexandre Emerit and Benoit Turpin, published by 25th Century Games CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of May 30, 2022. This week, CGE boldly goes, Cathala and Maublanc hit the target, Viva tres Guano, and Germany “plays” after another trip around the sun. TOP STORIES (3:00) Spiel des Jahres nominees announced Terra Nova teased from Capstone Games CGE announces Starship Captains Pencil First Games to crowdfund a hanafuda deck with One Hundred Toriis expansion Roll and write Kyudo coming from Bruno Cathala and Ludovic Maublanc Twilight Inscription is open for pre-orders from Fantasy Flight Fire and Stone: Siege of Vienna announced by Capstone Games Lucha Wars coming from Backspindle Games Guano Guano Guano! by Kate Bertram and Fort Circle Games The Great British Baking Show Game announced by Ravensburger CROWDFUNDING (14:10) Pirates Dragon Treasure by Luke Plikaitis and Caleb Bieranowski The Flood from Elijah and Natalie Morar with publisher Bedouin Games The Artemis Project: Satellites and Commanders from Grand Gamer's Guild and designer Daniel Rocchi Resist designed by Trevor Benjamin, Roger Tankersley, and David Thompson with Salt and Pepper Games Trailblazer: The John Muir Trail by Designer Dan R Rice III and Mariposa Games Hunters of the Lost Creatures from Publisher Wonderbow and designer Sönke Schmidt SPONSOR UPDATE (21:40) UK Games Expo! THE HOTNESS (23:45) Living Forest by Aske Christiansen and Ludonaute Dune: Imperium from Paul Dennen and Dire Wolf SCOUT by Kei Kajino Quacks & Co. by Wolfgang Warsch Sniper Elite: The Board Game by Roger Tankersley and David Thompson Crescent Moon by Steven Mathers Ark Nova by Capstone Games Castles of Burgundy: Special Edition Starship Captains by Peter B. Hoffgaard and CGE Arcs by Leder Games CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of May 23, 2022. This week, cute little pikas go with the floe, the greater part of games is no longer the dice, big potatoes are worth ZILLIONS, and Plan B moves their aesthetic from Starburst to Ghiradelli. TOP STORIES (2:00) Floe coming from new studio Pika Games and designer Henry Audubon Greater than Games and Dice Hate Me Games part ways Kuzooka by Leo Colovini announced by Pegasus Spiele Gloomhaven digital coming to consoles in 2023 Mutant Genesis expansion for Marvel Champions, dfeaturing X-Men War of the Ring card game coming from Ares Game of 49 being remade from Big Potato Games as Zillionaires on Mars Horrible Guild announces abstract game Evergreen Tokaido Duo teased by Antoine Bauza Legend of Andor: The Eternal Cold announced by KOSMOS Tribes of the Wind from designer Joachim Thôme and La Boîte de Jeu Next Move Games shows off Azul Master Chocolatier GAMA reinstates mask policy at Origins CROWDFUNDING (13:00) RA by Reiner Knizia and 25th Century Games Damask from designer Barbara Burfoot and Radical 8 Games Through Ice and Snow from Fernando Eduardo Sánchez and 2Tomatoes Games Grab Your Breakfast by Lim Ming Liang and Amoeba Games Tiny Epic Vikings by Scott Almes and Gamelyn Studios Anunnaki from Cranio Creations by designers Simone Luciani and Danilo Sabia SPONSOR UPDATE (20:50) Lucky Duck expands into Italian THE HOTNESS (22:40) Spirit Island from Greater Than Games Get On Board: New York and London Carnegie from Quined Games Arcs by Leder Games Longboard from Reiner Knizia 25th Century Games RA by Reiner Knizia and 25th Century Games Marvel Champions: The Card Game from Fantasy Flight Blazon by David Conklin and 25th Century Games burncycle from Chip Theory Games Ark Nova from Capstone Games CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of May 16, 2022. This week, the best cuisine comes from CATAN, Steve Jackson brings back wizards from 1983 for the 9th time, and Blue Orange Games - you can't eat just one. TOP STORIES (3:00) Rollacrit to provide accessories for both CATAN and GenCon Asmodee and Ulysses Press announce cookbooks based on CATAN and Ticket to Ride Fog of Love: Lockdown Expansion announced Tabriz coming from Cascadia designer Randy Flynn and Crafty Games New editions of Groo and Wiz-War crowdfunding soon from Steve Jackson Games Asmodee creates Access+ Studio Annapurna tournament to be held at PAX Unplugged Lunar Outpost announced by Ravensburger and designer Michael Mulvihill Blue Orange Games announces Bag of Chips Crescent Moon coming from Osprey Games and designer Steven Mathers CROWDFUNDING (11:05) Glitch Squad by designers Mary Flanagan and Max Seidman with Resonym Games Fliptown from Steven Aramini and Write Stuff Games Age of Steam Deluxe Expansions from Eagle Games Broken and Beautiful by Patrick Rauland and Left Justified Studio Cytress by by designer Sean Lee and Tress Games Desperation from Jason Morningstar and Bully Pulpit Games SPONSOR UPDATE (19:30) When the cat is away, Lucky Duck designs a Frosthaven app NEW RELEASES (22:30) Platypus by Phil Walker-Harding published by Arrakis Games The Thing: The Boardgame by Giuseppe Cicero and Andrea Crespi, published by Pendragon Studios Dice Realms by Thomas Lehmann published by Rio Grande Games Chronicles of Avel by Przemek Wojtkowiak published by Rebel Studio Squid Inc by Ivan Turner published by WizKids Unlock Kids: Detective Stories by Cyril Demaegd, Marie Fort, and Wilfried Fort, published by Space Cowboys Terra Mystica Big Box by Jens Drögemüller and Helge Ostertag published by Capstone Games Décorum by Charlie Mackin, Harry Mackin and Drew Tenenbaum published by Floodgate Games Founders of Teotihuacan by Filip Głowacz published by Board and Dice CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of May 9, 2022. This week, Asmodee's Embrace now includes even more video games, Gamers Brew up an Amygdala abstract, Mandoo invents Pokemon Salad, and there's a new Moon over San Francisco. TOP STORIES (1:45) Embracer Group purchases assets from Eidos Investor Group led by The Chernin Group and eBay purchases 25% of Funko 2021 Golden Geek Awards announced Catherine: The Cities of the Tsarina coming to the west from Capstone Two expansions announced for Picture Perfect Abstract game Amygdala coming from Michael Kiesling and Wolfgang Kramer published by Game Brewer Mandoo Games announces Point Salad: Eevee edition Pioneer Rails coming from Dranda Games by designers Matthew Dunstan and Jeffrey D Allers Choose and Write title Distant Suns by IELLO 2-player Lofoten coming by Sébastien Dujardin and Pearl Games Ticket to Ride: San Francisco announced Floodgate Games reveals Sagrada: Glory by Adrian Adamescu and Daryl Andrews Rob Daviau and Stephen Baker working on DragonLance: Warriors of Krynn CROWDFUNDING (12:10) Autobahn by designers Fabio Lopiano and Nestore Mangone Wayfarers of the South Tigris by Garphill Games and designers Shem Phillips and S J Macdonald Sleeping Gods: Distant Skies by designer Ryan Laukat and Red Raven Games Oranienburger Kanal by Uwe Rosenberg and Spielworxx Waste Knights: Beyond the Horizon by publisher Galakta with designers Marek Mydel and Paweł Szewc Kingdom Builder: Empire Edition by Donald X Vaccarino and Queen Games SPONSOR UPDATE (21:00) The Dark Quarter crowdfunds for €1,000,000 THE HOTNESS (22:55) Gloomholdin' by Joe Klipfel Ark Nova by Matthias Wigge Euthia: Torment of Resurrection by Markéta Bláhová and Tadeáš Spousta RA by designer Reiner Knizia and Ravensburger Arcs by Cole Wehrle and Leder Games Age of Steam Deluxe Edition by Martin Wallace Radlands from designer Daniel Piechnick and Roxley Games Wonderlands War by Druid City Games from designers Tim Eisner, Ben Eisner and Ian Moss Carnegie by Xavier Georges and Quined Games Cascadia from Randy Flynn and Flatout Games CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of May 2, 2022. This week, This week, Phil Walker-Harding moves from platypus to kangaroos, Hachette has got you in the palm of their hand, and all bets are in for the great T-Rex versus botanist matchup. TOP STORIES (2:25) Phil and Meredith Walker-Harding start Joey Games Gale Force 9 announces Starfinder: Pirates of Skydock Creature Comforts: Maple Valley coming from KTBG Ready Set Bet and That Old Wallpaper coming from AEG In the Palm of Your Hand coming from designer Timothée Decroix and La Boîte de Jeu Origins announces COVID restrictions Restoration Games releases Unmatched promo Jurassic Park: Dr Sattler vs T Rex Fantasy Flight announces Sp//Dr Hero pack for Marvel Champions CROWDFUNDING (11:00) Castles by the Sea by Designers Jon Benjamin and Michael Xuereb The Dark Quarter by Lucky Duck and Van Ryder Games designed by Evan Derrick Birds of a Feather by Teale Fristoe and Snowbright Studio Last Light by designer Roy Cannaday and Grey Fox Games Anastyr by publisher Mythic Games and designer Philippe Ville Explorers of the Woodlands by From the Woods Studio and designer Geoffrey Wood SPONSOR UPDATE (20:05) King of 12 THE HOTNESS (23:10) Ark Nova by Matthias Wigge Oranienburger Kanal by Spielworxx and Uwe Rosenberg Through Ice and Snow by Fernando Eduardo Sánchez Anunnaki: Dawn of the Gods from designers Simone Luciani and Danilo Sabia and Cranio Creations Wonderland's War from Tim and Ben Eisner, with Ian Moss The Great Wall by Awaken Realms Wayfarers of the South Tigris by Shem Phillips and Garphill Games Uprising: Curse of the Last Emperor by Nemesis Games Cryptid: Urban Legends by Hal Duncan and Ruth Veevers The Thing by Pendragon Game Studio CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of April 25, 2022. This week, Netflix explodes with kittens, FFG spends its 25th anniversary scribbling all over TI4, Ticket to Ride improves on a 6½, and Maui beaches are definitely the Next Move. TOP STORIES (1:45) Exploding Kittens announces digital game and animated series from Netflix Fantasy Flight teases roll-and-write Twilight Inscription BoardGameTables.com prepares crowdfunding for 4 expansions Catherine: The Tsarina's Cities coming from dlp Greater then Games announces Spirit Island: Feathers and Flame Gale Force 9 announces deck builder Firefly: Misbehavin' Party game Topic coming from Luma Imports Hangman Games starts DecaDesign micropublishing project The Gig jazz themed roll-and-write coming from Braincrack Games Save Patient Zero announced from Helvetiq Ticket to Ride: Poland coming from Days of Wonder Stellarion, the sixth Oniverse title announced by InPatience Publishing Beach area control title Maui coming from Next Move Games CROWDFUNDING (14:00) Legacy of Thracks by Balázs Svéda and Svéda Studio Aldarra by designers Matt Fantastic and Benny McLennan, published by Arcane Minis Paradox Initiative by designer Brian Suhre and Elf Creek Games For Northwood! by designer/artist Wilhelm Su and published by Sideroom Games Fujiyama and Ajisai by designer and publisher Nanatsumu MagLev: Metro, Mechs, and More by Ted Alspach and Bezier Games SPONSOR UPDATE (22:45) Destinies Community Editor released on Steam NEW RELEASES (25:35) Murano: Light Masters by Carlo Camarotto and Francesco Testini, published by Matagot Darwinauts by designer Chris Bryan and Green Couch Games Dr. Who: Don't Blink by Dylan Birtolo, Josh Derksen, and Thomas M. Gofton, published by Gale Force 9 Familiar Tales by Jerry Hawthorne and Plaid Hat Games Zapotec by designer Fabio Lopiano, published by Board and Dice Golem by designers Flaminia Brasini, Virginio Gigli, and Simone Luciani, published by Cranio Creations Azul: Queen's Garden by designer Michael Kiesling and publisher Next Move Games Katarenga by designer David Parlett and Rio Grande Games Long Shot: The Dice Game by Chris Handy and Perplext CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of April 18, 2022. This week, Stonemaier decides wine is for everyone, Saashi and Saashi moves from elevators to housecleaning, and Hasbro goes to D&D and beyond. TOP STORIES (2:00) Asmodee makes new label “Unbox Now” for best seller titles Hasbro purchases D&D Beyond Dice Tower Awards Nominations American Tabletop Awards Winners Funforge cancels Far Cry board game campaign New Cooperative Viticulture expansion from Stonemaier Turing Machine from Le Scorpion Masque New Cosmic Encounter expansion Cosmic Odyssey Rio Grande acquires rights to Strife/Texas Showdown Before the Guests Arrive from Saashi and Saashi The Search for Lost Species Septima from Mindclash CROWDFUNDING (12:54) Kingdoms: Rise and Fall: Dorian The Big Pig Game Dead by Daylight Maul Peak Kaikoro Silicon Valley SPONSOR UPDATE (20:50) It's a Wonderful Kingdom, August 2022 Flamecraft, Q4 2022 THE HOTNESS (22:34) 10: Cascadia 9: Dune: Imperium 8: Merchants of the Dark Road 7: The Dark Quarter 6: The Paradox Initiative 5: Tiny Epic Vikings 4: Ark Nova 3: Arcs 2: Viticulture World 1: Septima CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of April 11, 2022. This week, Reiner Knizia continues to turtle forward, Matagot has decided to never grow up, Burgundy gets some major bling, and Pegasus mines for helium in the sky. TOP STORIES (2:01) Skymines coming from Alexander Pfister and Victor Koblike Bureau of Investigation from Space Cowboys Orichalque from Bruno Cthala and Johannes Goupy Reiner Knizia Turtle Mania coming to retail D&D Three Dragon Ante expansion Sa-Rê from Francois Bachelart Peter Pan by Matagot MetroX expansion map pack 2 Castles of Burgundy deluxe edition Rattus Big Box CROWDFUNDING (9:31) Bad Karmas and Teburu ONUS! Traianus Encyclopedia Nightmare Cathedral Age of Rome Mercurial NEW RELEASES (17:04) Free Radicals Bohnanza 25th Anniversary Edition First Empires Key to the Kingdom Deckscape: Dracula's Castle SPONSOR UPDATE (19:57) Pocket Detective Dark Quarter Kickstarter April 12 CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of April 4, 2022. This week, WizKids plays rock, paper, Spider-Man, Agricola is nearly old enough to drive, and ION Games covers the alphabet from Vendel to Viking. TOP STORIES (3:45) Gamefound opens its doors for all creators Marvel Age of Heroes teased by WizKids Marvel Rock, Paper, Heroes coming from WizKids Agricola15 announced by Lookout Games Prequel to Pax Viking, Vendel to Viking, coming from ION Games Chip Theory Games opens a Curio store Stonemaier Games selling Disc Golf Discs for April Fools 2-player skirmish game Dungeons and Dragons Onslaught announced by WizKids Tragedy Looper: New Tragedies coming from WizKids Cholas the Sculptors coming from Mad4Fun Games CROWDFUNDING (11:35) Route East by designers Jonny Hale, George Vernon-Hunt, and Petra Opelova Habitats, BasketBoss, and 9 Lives by BoardGameTables.com Terraforming Mars Ares Expedition expansions by designers Sydney Engelstein, Jacob Fryxelius, and Nick Little Oak by designer Wim Goossens and publisher Game Brewer Tidal Blades: Rise of the Unfolders from Druid City Games along with designers Tim and Ben Eisner Jurassic World: The Legacy of Isla Nublar by Prospero Hall and Funko Studios SPONSOR UPDATE (21:10) Chronicles of Netflix THE HOTNESS (23:45) Ark Nova by designer Mathias Wigge and Capstone Games Nightmare Cathedral from designer Błażej Kubacki Darkest Doom by Mario Zattini Age of Rome by Vangelis Efthimiou and Antonios Yannopoulos Dead Reckoning by John D. Clair and AEG Dune: Imperium by designer Paul Dennen and Dire Wolf Encyclopedia by designers Eric Dubus and Olivier Melison Cascadia from designer Randy Flynn and Flatout Games Agricola 15 by Uwe Rosenberg and Lookout Games Return to Dark Tower from Restoration Games CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of March 28, 2022. This week, the good doctor Knizia upgrades from a city to an island, another obscure IP from the 80s goes tabletop, and Oink gets Overload from Order 66. TOP STORIES (2:10) Catan Studios announces Catan: Dawn of Humankind My Island coming from Reiner Knizia and KOSMOS Rails to the North expansion coming for second edition of Great Western Trail New details for Star Wars Outer Rim expansion Unfinished Business Mortum Medieval Detective coming from Arcane Wonders Mobile Markets: A Smartphone Inc Game coming to retail after GenCon 2022 Keepers announced from Van Ryder Northgard: Uncharted Lands coming to retail from Studio H Escape From New York crowdfunding from Pendragon Studios in late 2022 My Little Pony deckbuilding game coming from Renegade Two new Oink Games titles announced CROWDFUNDING (11:45) Solar 175 by designers Joseph N and Madeleine Adams, published by Cogito Ergo Meeple Small City by designer Alban Viard Monster Pit from Elzra with designers Aron West and Nick Seddon Motor City by Ben Pinchback and Matt Riddle Library Labyrinth from designers Jessica Metheringham and Mill Goble along with Dissent Games Island Alone by designer Radosław Ignatów Tamashii: Chronicle of Ascend by designers Kamil Cieśla, Łukasz Włodarczyk, and Robert Plesowicz with Awaken Realms Lite SPONSOR UPDATE (21:35) The Dark Quarter NEW RELEASES (25:10) Siege of Runedar by Reiner Knizia, published by Asmodee Blaze by the HeidelBÄR Games Team, published by HeidelBÄR Games Happy City by Airu Sato and Toshiki Sato, published by Gamewright Rulebenders by Tom Vandeweyer, published by Game Brewer Dungeon Drop: Wizards and Spells by Scott R. Smith, published by Phase Shift Games Museum: Pictura by Eric Dubus and Olivier Melison, published by Holy Grail Games Wise Guys by Phil Yates and Gale Force 9 CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of March 21, 2022. This week, Flat River gets fatter, Portals appear in Brazil, Smirkin' Boopin' Cats fall off the bed, and GAMA LAMA BOBAMA. TOP STORIES (2:10) AEG announces Shake That City Empire's End coming from John D Clair and Brotherwise Games Planet Unknown from Adam's Apple Games coming to retial Hybrid deck builder SolForge Fusion coming from Justin Gary and Richard Garfield Tile placement game Akropolis announced by Hachette Flat River Group acquires distributor Luma and Synapses Games Smirk and Dagger releasing abstract game Boop Portal Games to co-publish Brazil: Imperial by Zé Mendes Ahoy is next asymmetrical title from Leder Games Marvel: Remix is WizKid's next IP version for Fantasy Realms Grand Gamers Guild selling Ukraian Ambassador promo card to help support refugees Stonewall: Uprising, a historical treatment of the gay rights movement in America, coming from Taylor Shuss CROWDFUNDING (13:35) Alice in Wordland: Curiouser and Curiouser from DrawLab Entertainment Illiterati from designers Gary Alaka, Rob Chew, and Jon Kang Rumors and Legends by designer Reuben Brunson and BIGABOT Games Small Samurai Empires: Rise of Tokugawa by Milan Tasevski and Archona Games Hamlet from designer David Chircop and publisher Mighty Board Tiwanaku by designer Olivier Grégoire and Sit Down Games SPONSOR UPDATE (21:50) Sherlock: Case Connection gameplay from GAMA NEW RELEASES (22:50) The Smoky Valley by Claude Sirois, published by Spielworxx Marvel Champions: Sinister Motives from Fantasy Flight Games Marvel Legendary: Doctor Strange & The Shadows of Nightmare from Upper Deck Entertainment Iki from designer Koota Yamada and publisher Sorry We Are French Caper: Europe from Keymaster Games and designer Unai Rubio Ginkgopolis: The Experts 3rd edition from Pearl Games and designer Xavier Georges Dune: CHOAM and Richese Expansion from Gale Force 9 Glory Islands by Arve D. Fühler, published by Rio Grande Games CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of March 14, 2022. This week, Wild Leviathan moon crabs channel spirits of Pandemics past, Ravensburger turns to the dark side, sinister streets and villagers head to the moon, and AEG Smashes it with Disney. TOP STORIES (2:00) Moon Crab Games forms from ex- ZMan and FFG designers, announces Leviathan Wilds Star Wars Villainous: Power of the Dark Side announced from Ravensburger Renegade publishing Crusaders: Thy Will Be Done by Seth Jaffee Sinister Games announces Moon BoardGameTables.com is publishing Habitats from Cwali Funko announces Rear Window game 3 upcoming Expansions to Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition detailed Sheddin/Climbing card game 535 being brought to US by Portland Game Collective Disney Smash Up announced by AEG Village Rails coming from designers Brett J. Gilbert and Matthew Dunstan Designer Chip Cole, 25th Century Games, and Squatchy Games bringing Cryptid Cafe to retail CROWDFUNDING (11:45) Tang Garden: Seasons by designers Francesco Testini and Pierluca Zizzi Behext from Smirk and Dagger Ahau Rulers of Yucatan from Oláh Tamás Pilgrim from designer Nick Case and A-Muse-Ment Games Twin Palms from designer Kristi B and publisher Bink Ink The Lost Code by designer Leo Colovini Way Too Many Cats by Carla Kopp and Weird Giraffe Games SPONSOR UPDATE (22:10) Dark Quarter Kickstarter coming April 14 THE HOTNESS (23:40) Hamlet by designer David Chircop and Mighty Boards Ark Nova by Mathias Wigge and Feuerland Spiele Borderlands from designers Bill Eberle, Jack Kittredge, and Peter Olotka Long Shot: The Dice Game from Chris Handy and Perplext Games Arrakis: Dawn of the Fremen from Gale Force 9 Star Wars Villainous: Power of the Dark Side from Ravensburger Batman: Everybody Lies from Portal Games Dune: Imperium from Dire Wolf and designer Paul Dennen Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition by Stronghold Games Cascadia from designer Randy Flynn CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of March 7, 2022. This week, Por-tal woos Thor-gal, the gods over San Francisco are also sleeping, and Capstone likes big box and they cannot lie. TOP STORIES (1:35) GTS becomes exclusive distributor for Stonemaier Portal Games bringing Thorgal to Gamefound in May 2022 New details on Betrayal House on the Hill 3rd edition Terra Mystica Big Box coming from Capstone Endangered: Monarch Butterflies Sequel for The LOOP announced from Pandasaurus Dying Light board game teased Parks and Rec Party game coming from Funko Dune Arrakis: Dawn of the Fremen Sleeping Gods: Distant Skies New “Rising” game - Fire Nation Rising Teburu computerized board game system gets Sword & Sorcery CROWDFUNDING (11:07) Trinity of Reign Waterline Crabs in a Bucket Starship Interstellar Circuitry Lobotomy 2: Manhunt SPONSOR SHOUTOUT (18:31) Lucky Duck Games makes a showing at Dice Tower West NEW RELEASES (20:26) Mystic Vale: Essential Edition Rest in Peace Pictures: Orange Expansion Set a Watch: Swords of the Coin Expansion Gloomier: A Night at Hemlock Hall Agricola: Consul Dirigens Expansion CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of February 28, 2022. This week, a box of games gets the hatchet, Herr Doktor Knizia hangs 10, the house up on that hill is once again betrayed, and Carcassonne is lost in the fog. TOP STORIES (2:00) Hachette Livre acquires La Boîte de Jeu Cardboard Edison award finalists announced Longboard coming by Reiner Knizia and publisher 25th Century Games 3rd edition of Betrayal at House on the Hill teased by Avalon Hill Lord of the Rings EXIT game has release date Multiple Disney titles coming New cooperative Carcassonne stand-alone expansion announced Wizard of Oz Adventure Book game coming from Ravensburger Gamewright releasing Scratch and Play, a series of solitaire game sheets CROWDFUNDING (9:05) Hand to Hand Wombat by designers Matthew Inman and Elan Lee Deep Rock Galactic designer Ole Steiness and MOOD Publishing Iron Forest from Brain Games and designer team Brian Gomez Tindaya by designer Lolo González 51st State Ultimate Edition by Ignacy Trzewiczek and Portal Games Earth from designer Maxime Tardif and Inside Up Games Kingdoms Forlorn from Marcin Welnicki and Into the Unknown Publishing SPONSOR UPDATE (19:20) Chronicles of Crime Millenium Series NEW RELEASES (21:40) Voices in my Head by Corey Konieczka and Unexpected Games Welcome to the Moon by Alexis Allard and Benoit Turpin, published by Blue Cocker Games Port Royal Big Box by Alexander Pfister and Pegasus Spiele Star Wars: Jabba's Palace – A Love Letter Game by Justin Kemppainen and Z-Man Games Full Throttle by Friedemann Friese and Rio Grande Games A Game of Thrones: B'twixt from Fantasy Flight Games CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of February 21, 2022. This week, Kickstarter chain blocks blockchain, Ravensburger plans to put its money where its mouth is, and board games finally help us learn to tie our shoes. TOP STORIES (1:29) Kickstarter is backing off of blockchain Ravensburger plans on crowdfunding a few games through Gamefound Investors trying to split WotC from Hasbro San Francisco by Reiner Knizia Eyelet by Amabel Holland The Border by Keisling and Staupe Lucky Duck - Sherlock Case Connection StoneSaga from Out of My Mind Games Route East from LostVenture Games Gloomhaven digital getting Jaws of the Lion DLC Sidereal Confluence: Bifurcation Goofy Movie Game CROWDFUNDING (11:06) Jiangnan: Life of Gentry Astro Knights Seas of Havoc Evolution New World Trekking Through History Floating Floors SPONSOR SHOUTOUT (20:11) Tranquility on a tranquil cruise, Small Islands on a small island THE HOTNESS (21:43) Earth Ark Nova Ostia Kingdoms Forlorn Voices in my Head Tindaya Dune: Imperium Tiny Epic Dungeons Lost Ruins of Arnak Terraforming Mars CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of February 14, 2022. This week, Gamefound finds a German sugar daddy, the courts decide matters of Life and Life, and Holy Munchkin Batman! TOP STORIES (1:59) Ravensburger buys into Gamefound Game of Life lawsuit Hamlet coming March 8 to KS from Mighty Boards Yosemite from WizKids Moonbases and Mars expansions for Maglev Metro Rest in Peace Munchkin Batman! Marvel Champions: Nova CROWDFUNDING (9:30) Jungleball by designer Biagi Calicchia and Orto Games Ostia by designer Totsuca Chuo and Japanese publisher Uchibacoya Chang'an by Deer Park, with designers Carlo Camarotto and Nestore Mangone Wreckland Run y Renegade Games and designer Scott Almes Rolling Heights by John D Clair and AEG UnFair CHKO Expansion from Joel Finch and Good Games Publishing SPONSOR UPDATE (18:20) Sherlock: Case Connection NEW RELEASES (20:04) Paris L'Etoile from Michael Kiesling and Wolfgang Kramer, published by Game Brewer Stroganov by Andreas Steding, published by Game Brewer Hippocrates by Alan Orban, published by Game Brewer Journeys in Middle Earth: Spreading War by Nathan I. Hajek and Grace Holdinghaus, published by Fantasy Flight Shinkansen: Zero Kei by Llama Dice, published by Ludonova Tales from the Loop the Board Game by Rickard Antroia and Martin Takaichi, published by Free League Publishing CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.
This is Dice Tower Now for the week of February 7, 2022. This week, Stonemaier goes rogue for liberty, the lightest of games gets the most extravagant of editions, and Queen's new project is falling down, falling down, falling down. TOP STORIES (2:05) Snowbright Studios hires T Caires Libertalia: Winds of Galecrest announced by Stonemaier Games Old London Bridge coming from Queen Games Exploding Kittens crowdfunding Hand-to-Hand-Wombat Revive coming from Aporta Games with designers Helge Meissner, Eilif Svensson, Anna Wermlund and Kristian Amundsen Østby Gale Force 9 announces Tusk! Space Station: Phoenix coming from Rio Grande Games Legendary: The Spy Who Loved Me expansion coming in February Wavelength digital app coming from CMYK Tsuro Luxury Edition coming from Calliope Gale Force 9 and Paizo team up for three new games in 2022 Dominion: Seaside getting second edition from Rio Grande CROWDFUNDING (13:45) Sync or Swim from Lucas Divya Hedgren, published by Bezier Games Thunder Road Vendetta from Restoration Games Hike! from designers Blaž Hribar and Nika Mlinarič Skate Summer by Pandasaurus and designer Randy Reiman La Granja Deluxe Master Set from Board&Dice with Andreas “ode” Odendahl and Michael Keller Purple Haze from PHALAX and designer Bernard Grzybowski SPONSOR UPDATE (23:05) What a Wonderful World NEW RELEASES (25:25) Now or Never from Red Raven Games and artist/designer Ryan Laukat Three Sisters, by Ben Pinchback, Matt Riddle, and Motor City Gameworks BoonLake by Capstone Games and designer Alexander Pfister Maracaibo: Uprising by Capstone Games and designer Alexander Pfister Squaring Circleville by Spielworxx and designer Matt Wolfe Bequest by WizKids Games and designer Marek Tupy CONNECT: Follow our Twitter newsfeed: twitter.com/dicetowernow Dig in with Corey at DiceTowerDish.com. Have a look-see at Barry's wares at BrightBearLaser.com.