Headlines:

  • Mensa Announces the 2019 Mensa Select Awards
  • Monopoly Lion King Releases for 25th Anniversary
  • Game of Thrones Gets a Social Deduction Game
  • Warhammer Champions Comes to the Switch 

 

Hotness:

  • The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth
  • On Mars
  • Folding Space
  • Terraforming Mars: Turmoil
  • Dungeonology: The Expedition
  • Anachrony
  • Hunt the Ravager
  • Notre Dame
  • Vampire: The Masquerade - Heritage

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Brides & Bribes
  • Second Chance
  • Nagaraja
  • Cabo
  • Space Gate Odyssey
  • Downfall

 

Kickstarters:

  • Anachrony: Fractures of Time
  • Freshwater Fly: A Strategic Fly Fishing Game

 

Direct download: DTN-629.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

 

Hotness:

  • Unpublished Prototype (Scramble for Africa)
  • Sanctum
  • The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth
  • Dungeons and Dragons: Waterdeep, Dungeon of the Mad Mage
  • Batman: Gotham City Chronicles
  • Escape Plan

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Jurassic Park: Danger!
  • Bugs in the Kitchen
  • Inuit: The Snow Folk
  • The Rise and Fall of Anvalor
  • Proving Grounds
  • Planet

 

Kickstarters:

  • Kingdom Rush: Rift in Time
  • Roam
Direct download: DTN-628.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

- No headlines this week, they have been replaced with the Golden Geek Awards spoiled at the bottom of the notes.

 

Hotness:

  • Blood on the Clocktower
  • The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth
  • Star Wars: Outer Rim
  • Res Arcana
  • Lorenzo il Magnifico
  • Middara
  • Museum

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Astro Drive
  • Joust
  • Magnastorm
  • Impact: Battle of Elements
  • Dream Catchers
  • Incredibles Save the Day
  • Sherlock Express
  • U-BOOT
  • Ring Master: Welcome to the Big Top

 

Kickstarter:

  • Papillon
  • Blume

 

Golden Geek Awards:

  • Podcast: Ludology
  • Print & Play: Orchard - A9 card solitaire game
  • Wargame: Hannibal & Hamilcar
  • Artwork & Presentation: Root
  • Thematic Game: Root
  • Innovative: Root
  • Family Game: The Quacks of Quedlinburg
  • Part Game: The Mind
  • Card Game: The Mind
  • Cooperative Game: The Mind
  • Expansion: Scythe - The Rise of Fenris
  • Solo Game: That's Pretty Clever
  • Strategy Game: Brass - Birmingham
  • Two Player Game: KeyForge
  • Board Game App: Ganz Schon Clever
  • Game of the Year: Listen or visit BGG to find out.  (Hint: It's on this list already.)

 

Direct download: DTN-627.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headline:

 

Hotness:

  • Valley of the Kings: Premium Edition
  • Cleopatra and the Society of Architects: Deluxe Edition
  • Bus
  • Inis: Seasons of Inis
  • Folklore: The Affliction
  • Oceans
  • Tsukuyumi: Full Moon Down

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Dwar7s winter
  • Underwater Cities
  • Honga
  • Saboteur: The Lost Mines

 

Kickstarter:

  • Character Coins RPG Token Sets
  • Handsome - An Elegant Wordgame
  • Custom Game Mats by OvePowered

 

Direct download: DTN-626.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

 

Hotness Review:

  • Dune
  • Tsukuyumi: Full  Moon Dawn
  • The Silver River
  • Call to Adventure
  • Root
  • At the Gates of Loyang
  • Die Hard
  • Carnival Zombie

 

News/Upcoming Releases:

  • Res Arcana
  • Munchkin: Warhammer 40k
  • Call to Adventure
  • Dice Masters: X-Men Forever
  • Istambul: Big Box

 

Kickstarters:

  • No Pun Included, Season 3

 

Direct download: DTN-625-2.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

 

Hotness Review:

  • Wingspan
  • Tiny Towns
  • Root: The Underworld Expansion
  • Passtally
  • Claustrophobia 1643
  • Arraial
  • Glen More 2: Chronicles
  • Key Market
  • Age of Steam

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Bad Maps
  • Senators
  • The Neverland Rescue
  • Fine Sand
  • Laws of Robotics

 

Kickstarters:

  • Root: The Underworld Expansion
  • Copenhagen

 

 

Direct download: DTN-624-2.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

  • WizKids has announced a licensing partnership with Hasbro
  • Quirky Circuits is the next map-book style game from Plaid Hat Games
  • USAopoly accidently spoils the 2nd Talisman IP
  • Galaxy Trucker comes to Steam and Tides of Time might release soon?
  • The GAMA trade show is next week

 

Hotness Review:

  • Terraforming Mars: Turmoil
  • Wingspan
  • Paladins of the West Kingdom
  • Iwari
  • Middara
  • On Mars
  • Architects of the West Kingdom

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Human Era
  • Impact: Battle of Elements
  • K'uh Nah
  • Planet Apocalypse
  • Smash City
  • The Grimm Masquerade

 

Kickstarters:

  • Graphic Novel Adventures, Season 2
  • Roland Wright - A Simultaneous Roll & Write (& Erase) Game
Direct download: DTN-623-2.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

 

Hotness Review:

  • Winterborne
  • Teotihuacan: Late Preclassic Period
  • Dice Forge: Rebellion
  • Anachrony: Fractures of Time
  • Waste Knights: Second Edition
  • Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Solenia
  • Time Breaker
  • Supernatural Socks
  • Chiyo's Secret
  • Pirate Tricks
  • Penny Lane

 

Kickstarters:

  • Winterborne
  • Throw Throw Burrito
Direct download: DTN-622-2.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

  • The Orville is coming to HeroClix
  • Disney Villainous Wicked to the Core wins the Toy of the Year at the New York Toy Fair
  • Wizards of the Coast releases a Stranger Things D&D starter set
  • Evolution the video game gets an update

 

Hotness Review:

  • Hate
  • Waste Knights 2nd Ed
  • Consumption: Food and Choices
  • Root
  • Res Arcana
  • Coloma
  • Terramara

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Vadoran Gordens
  • Judge Dredd: The Cursed Earth: An Expedition Game
  • Tudor
  • Bushido
  • Ganymede

 

Kickstarters:

  • Tiny Epic Tactics
  • hexaGONE
  • Aeon's End: The New Age

 

Direct download: DTN-621-2.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

  • Researchers at Baylor University study the effects of board games on couples
  • Fantasy Flight has announced the next expansion to KeyForge
  • Fantasy Flight announces Star Wars: Outer Rim
  • North Star Games releases Evolution on mobile and steam

 

Hotness Review:

  • Tiny Epic Tactics
  • MegaCity: Oceania
  • Sushi Roll
  • Ghost Star
  • Aeon's End: The New Age
  • UBOOT

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Megaland
  • The Great City of Rome
  • Hokkaido
  • The Game
  • Fuji
  • Herbaceous Sprouts
  • KeyForge: Age of Ascension

 

Kickstarters:

  • 1001 Odysseys
  • Knitting the card game

 

Direct download: DTN-620-2.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

 

  • USAopoly will release two new licensed versions of Talisman
  • T.I.M.E. Stories gets a robbot
  • Steve Jackson Games is bringing back the 80's
  • Wolfgang Warsch has a new game on Kickstarter

 

Hotness Review:

 

  • The Castles of Burgundy
  • Claustrophobia 1643
  • The Quacks of Quedlinburg
  • Alone
  • Ghost Star
  • High Rise
  • In the Hall of the Mountain King

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

 

  • Victorian Masterminds
  • Narabi
  • Black Skull Island
  • Bumuntu

 

Kickstarters:

 

  • Hyperspace
  • PARKS: The Board Game

 

Direct download: DTN-619-2.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

  • Plan B Games announces Century: A New World
  • Eggertspiele has announced Era: Medieval Age
  • The Mind gets a soundtrack
  • CMON launches the Munchkin Dungeon Kickstarter 
  • Mystic Vale launches on Steam for PC

 

Hotness Review:

  • Aftershock
  • Prêt-à-Porter
  • Era: Medieval Age
  • Sleeping Gods
  • DinoGenics
  • Ganz schön clever
  • Yokohama Duel

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Aeon's End: Legacy
  • Blossoms
  • Comanauts
  • Star Trek: Conflick in the Neutral Zone
  • Embark

 

Kickstarters:

  • Gardens of Babylon: The Cascading Tile Laying Game
  • Champions of Nexum
  • Charty Party

 

Direct download: DTN-618-2.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

  • The Dice Tower is running their annual kickstarter
  • There is a typo in Time Stories' Madame expansion
  • Roll for the Galaxy is getting an expansion
  • Dire Wolf Digital is bringing more games to digital
  • The Legends of Andres is on iOS and Android

 

Hotness Review:

  • The Board of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth
  • Tuki
  • Root
  • Merchants of Muziris
  • Crusaders: Thy Will Be Done
  • Treasure Island
  • Iwari
  • Battle of the Bards

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Kodama Duo
  • Root - Riverfolk Expansion (reprint)
  • Forum Trajanum
  • Raiatea

 

Kickstarters:

  • The Clowdus Collection
  • Tsuro: Phoenix Rising

 

 

Direct download: DTN-617-2.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

  • GenCon Badges are on sale
  • Restoration Games announces their next game
  • Time of Triumph announced for KeyForge
  • The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth announced
  • Gaming breaks records on Kickstarter

 

Hotness Review:

  • War of the Worlds: The New Wave
  • Wingspan
  • Suburbia: Collector's Edition
  • Onimaru
  • Dopplet So Clever
  • Neolithic
  • New Frontiers

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Star Wars Legion, Priority Supplies Battlefield Expansion
  • Concorida, the Venus Expansion
  • Pathfinder Adventure Chest
  • Teotihuacan: City of Gods
  • Dragonfire Adventures: Ravaging The Sword Cost
  • Arkham Horror LCG: The Circule Undone Deluxe Expansion

 

Kickstarters:

  • War of the Worlds: The New Wave
  • Suburbia Collector's Edition
Direct download: DTN-616-2.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 9:03am EDT

Headlines

Neil Patrick Harris designs a board game

Tabletop Survey tells you what kind of gamer you are

Nine Year old goes pro in Go

Darwin Bromley passes away

Hotness

Wingspan

Inquisitor

Gloomhaven

Black Angel

New Frontiers

Nemesis

Terraforming Mars

Spirit Island

Root

Suburbia: Collector's Edition

New/Upcomming Releases

This War of Mine: Tales from the Ruined City

Vindication

Giant Queendomino

Space Crop 2025-2300 AD

Arkham Horror LCG: Return to Dunwich Legacy

Dixit 10th Anniversary Expansion

Kickstarters

Circadian: First Light

AVGhost Paranormal Investigation

Direct download: DTN-615-2.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines

  • Christian Peterson says farewell.
  • Magic the Gathering is making it's way into mainstream podcasts.
  • Carcassonne comes to the Switch
  • Introducing your new Dice Tower News team

Hotness

  • Wingspan
  • New Frontiers
  • Gloomhaven
  • Terraforming Mars
  • Root
  • Spirit Island
  • Underwater Cities
  • Nemesis
  • Teotihuacan: City of Gods
  • Scythe

New/Upcoming Releases

  • Concept Kids: Animals
  • Fury of Dracula 4th Ed
  • Mage Knight the Board Game: Ultimate Ed
  • Munchkin: Harry Potter Deluxe
  • Munchkin: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Deluxe

Kickstarters

  • Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon
  • Fences: A Tile Laying Game
Direct download: DTN-614.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

In this episode:

News:

The winners of the 2018 International Gamers Awards Announced
Jasco and Lynnvander Studios to Revive Evil Dead 2

New Releases:

Tiny Epic Zombies
Exit: the Mysterious Museum

Coming Soon:

Cerebris: the Inside World
D&D Dungeon Mayhem

Kickstarter:

Viceroy: Times of Darkness
Project L

Help me with the news!
If you have good news for the show, send it to me!
     - Jay Peak on Facebook
     - @HalfHandicapped on Twitter

Direct download: DTN613-DiceTowerNews-Episode613.mp3
Category:Monday News with Jay Peak -- posted at: 11:11pm EDT

In this episode:

News:

NONE! HELP ME OUT!

New Releases:

Folklore: The Affliction
Gunkimono

Coming Soon:

8Bit Box
One Night Ultimate Super Villains

Kickstarter:

The Artemis Project
Tiny Epic Mechs

Help me with the news!
If you have good news for the show, send it to me!
     - Jay Peak on Facebook
     - @HalfHandicapped on Twitter

Direct download: DTN612-DiceTowerNews-Episode612.mp3
Category:Monday News with Jay Peak -- posted at: 6:03pm EDT

In this episode:

News:

Arkham Nights 2018 from Fantasy Flight Games
    Tickets at showclix.com
Tabletopia now on Android!

New Releases:

Coimbra
Reef

Coming Soon:

Betrayal Legacy
Sugar Blast

Kickstarter:

Horizon Zero Dawn
Microbrew

Direct download: DTN611-DiceTowerNews-Episode611.mp3
Category:Monday News with Jay Peak -- posted at: 5:28pm EDT

In this episode:

News:

Strong's National Toy Hall of Fame finalists announced
    Vote for a winner at www.toyhalloffame.org
Brain Games giving away trip to Antarctica
    Enter at www.icecoolantarctica.com

New Releases:

Spring Meadow
Dinosaur Tea Party

Coming Soon:

The Reckoners
Architects of the West Kingdom

Kickstarter:

Football Highlights 2052
For the Love of Board Games

Direct download: DTN610-DiceTowerNews-Episode610.mp3
Category:Monday News with Jay Peak -- posted at: 5:17pm EDT

In this episode:

News:

WizKids announces multi-year partnership with WWE

New Releases:

The Mind
Legendary Encounters: The X-Files Deck Building Game

Coming Soon:

Teotihuacan
Tales of Glory

Kickstarter:

A Thief's Fortune
Planetarium: Primordial

Direct download: DTN609-DiceTowerNews-Episode609.mp3
Category:Monday News with Jay Peak -- posted at: 9:29pm EDT

In this episode:

News:

Finalists for the 2018 International Gamers Awards
Tabletop Tycoon and Victory Point Games Merger

New Releases:

Clank! In! Space! Apocalypse!
Ultimate Werewolf Legacy

Coming Soon:

Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig
Chronicles of Crime

Kickstarter:

Hellenica: Story of Greece
Starcadia Quest

Direct download: DTN608-DiceTowerNews-Episode608.mp3
Category:Monday News with Jay Peak -- posted at: 1:06am EDT

In this episode:

News:

Gen Con Extends Contract with True Dungeon

Kickstarter:

Munchkin Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Immortal 8 from Sorry We are French and Moonster Games

Coming Soon:

Starfleet Reinforcements Arrive for the Star Trek Adventures Roleplaying Game

New Releases:

3 New Releases from Ares Games:

Monsters vs. Heroes: Victorian Nightmares

Wanted: Rich or Dead

Age of Thieves – Masters of Disguise

Direct download: DTN607-DiceTowerNews-Episode607.mp3
Category:News with Elliott Miller -- posted at: 1:40am EDT

In this episode:

News:

Fantasy Flight Games Signs On As Gen Con 2018 Co-Sponsor

Kickstarter:

Werewords Deluxe is LIVE on Kickstarter!

Of War And Men: WWII Card Driven Squad Based Strategy Game

NSKN Games is settling down with Dice Settlers on Kickstarter

Coming Soon:

Fantasy Flight Games announces Threads of Fate, its first mythos pack expansion to Arkham Horror: The Card Game – The Forgotten Age

New Releases:

Z-Man Games releasing mini-expansions for Terra Mystica, A Feast for Odin, Carcassonne & More

Direct download: DTN606-DiceTowerNews-Episode606.mp3
Category:News with Elliott Miller -- posted at: 1:15am EDT

In this episode:

News:

Habsro launches their own crowd-funding platform, HasLab

Kickstarter:

Edge of Darkness from AEG reaches its funding goal.

Cryptozoic and Igrology Will Launch Kickstarter Campaign for Cult: Choose Your God Wisely

Coming Soon:

New games coming from Level 99 Games

New Releases:

Empires of the Void II from Red Raven games

Direct download: DTN605-DiceTowerNews-Episode605.mp3
Category:News with Elliott Miller -- posted at: 9:27pm EDT

In this episode:

News:

Gen con Selling Out Again! Extends Indy stay to 2022.

North Star Games Launches Happy Planet Games

Kickstarter:

Nauvoo Games announces the launch of The Reckoners board game

Coming Soon:

Cheapass Games is releasing two new games this month

Portal Games Alien Artifacts goes worldwide

New Releases:

From Fantasy Flight Games comes Eldritch Horror: Masks of Nyarlathotep

Direct download: DTN604-DiceTowerNews-Episode604.mp3
Category:Monday News with Elliott Miller -- posted at: 12:14am EDT

In this episode:

News:

Mayfair Games is closing its doors forever

North Star Games Adopts Unilateral MAPP and Restricts Amazon.com Sales Channel

Stronghold Games Unveils New Logo, New Staff Members, New Location

Kickstarter:

Greater than Games announces new Sentinels of Freedom digital game

Sonic the Hedgehog: Battle Racers” Zooms To Kickstarter from Shinobi 7 LLC

Bézier Games Announces Werewords Deluxe

Coming Soon:

Cryptozoic Announces Release of The Arrival

New Releases:

Red Herring Games has announced a new postal subscription RPG

Direct download: DTN603-DiceTowerNews-Episode603.mp3
Category:Monday News with Elliott Miller -- posted at: 6:21am EDT

In this episode:

Kickstarter:

Tiny Epic Zombies from Gamelyn Games

Thunderstone Quest from AEG

Agents of Meyhem: Pride of Babylon from Academy Games

Coming Soon:

H.O.P.E the Board Game from Morning Players

Way of the Fighter - Super and Turbo from Ninja Division

Portal Games 2018 Releases:

Monolith Arena

Detective: A Modern Crime Game

Imperial Settlers: Amazons

Imperial Settlers: We didn't start the fire

Robinson Crusoe: Mystery Tales

Alien Artifacts: Discovery

New Releases:

Stuffed Fables from Plaid Hat Games

Direct download: DTN602-DiceTowerNews-Episode602.mp3
Category:Monday News with Elliott Miller -- posted at: 1:03am EDT

This Week in News!

Kickstarter:

Time of Legends: Joan of Arc

Coming Soon:

IDW Games has announced a new X-Files Game: Conspiracy Theory

Grimm forest from Skybound and Druid City Games

Clank! The Mummy’s Curse from Renegade Game Studios

New Releases:

Tokaido: The 5th Anniversary Edition from Funforge

Path of Light and Shadow from Action Phase Games

The Palace of Mad King Ludwig from Bezier Games

Direct download: DTN601-DiceTowerNews-Episode601.mp3
Category:Monday News with Elliott Miller -- posted at: 10:57pm EDT

A retrospective on 600 episodes of Dice Tower News, and a farewell on Paul Owen's last episode

Direct download: DTN600-DiceTowerNews-Episode600.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:11am EDT

Gen Con 2018 Badges Now On Sale

Kickstarter:

The Red Dragon Inn 7: The Tavern Crew comes to Kickstarter January 17th

The Mansky Caper from Calliope Games Live On Kickstarter

John Carter of Mars - The Roleplaying Game from Modiphius Entertainment

Coming Soon:

Vengeance from Greenbrier Games

Grimslingers: The Northern Territory from Greenbrier Games

Of Dreams and Shadows: The Monster Within from Greenbrier Games

New Releases:

Pendragon: The Fall of Roman Britain from GMT Games

Direct download: DTN599-DiceTowerNews-Episode599.mp3
Category:News with Elliott Miller -- posted at: 12:35am EDT

New releases The Carnies and Topiary.

March releases Container: 10th Anniversary Ed. and Herbalism.

Kickstarters Movable Type: 2nd Ed. and Elinor: The Deserted Valley

Direct download: DTN598-DiceTowerNews-Episode598.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:46am EDT

Stonemeier Games has announced the final expansion to Scythe

Live on Kickstarter now is Thunder in the East from Victory Point Games

Also Live on Kickstarter id Dwarv7s Winter

From Steamforged Games, coming in march is Dark Souls: The Card Game

The Arrival Board Game Coming from Cryptozoic in February

Aristeia! Core Collector`s Limited Edition from Corvus Belli

 

Direct download: DTN597-DiceToweNews-Episode597.mp3
Category:News with Elliott Miller -- posted at: 12:09am EDT

Esdevium Games becomes Asmodee UK.

Purple Brain Creations joins Asmodee.

Neuroscience research explains why some people can't separate real-world feelings from board games.

Twilight Creations leaves Mayfair Games.

March releases Bottle Imp, Shadows in Kyoto, and Rising 5: Runes of Asteros.

Kickstarters Stalingrad: Inferno on the Volga, Mythic Arcana, and Tank Chess

Direct download: DTN596-DiceTowerNews-Episode596.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

Kickstarter:

Postcard Dungeon from Joseph Limbaugh

Dice Wars from Brybelly

Coming Soon:

Sanctum of Twilight from Fantasy Flight Games

New Releases:

Doctor Who: Time of the Daleks from Gale Force 9

The Master’s Trials: Wrath of Magmaroth from AEG and Artipia Games

From Z-man and Asmodee comes Gaia Project

 

 

Direct download: DTN595-DiceToweNews-Episode595.mp3
Category:News with Elliott Miller -- posted at: 10:54pm EDT

CMON partnership with Steve Jackson Games to produce Munchkin-themed board games.

Purple Pawn - Game Blotter highlights.

First Quarter releases Pioneer Days, Dokmus, and Tao Long: The Way of the Dragon.

Kickstarters Museum, Kill the Unicorns, and Nemo's War: Nautilus Upgrade

Direct download: DTN594-DiceTowerNews-Episode594.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:36am EDT

Elliott Returns to the Dice Tower News this episode! 

Osprey Games announced Judge Dredd: The Cursed Earth

Origins Game Fair and True Dungeon have announced a three-year partnership

Two New Games Coming From WizKids In March 2018

Tripods & Triplanes now live on Kickstarter

War Room from Larry Harris has only two days to go

Scythe: The Wind Gambit from Stonemaier Games

Star Trek: Ascendancy – Borg Assimilation from Gale Force 9

Direct download: DTN593-DiceToweNews-Episode593.mp3
Category:News with Elliott Miller -- posted at: 5:15am EDT

Oink Games representation partnership with consolidator PSI.

TAGIE award winners "Soggy Doggy" and "Ship of Treasures."

Toy Industry Association Toy of the Year award nominees for Game of the Year and Innovative Toy of the Year.

New releases "Professor Evil and the Citadel of Time," "Santa's Workshop," and "Fallout."

Kickstarters "D-day Dice: Second Edition," "Ravine," and "Sorceror."

Elliott Miller returns to Dice Tower News.

Episode 600 will be Paul Owen's last episode.

Direct download: DTN592-DiceTowerNews-Episode592.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 10:13am EDT

Strong Museum inducts Clue to Toy Hall of Fame.

GTS Distribution forms exclusive North American partnership with Passport Game Studios.

First Quarter 2018 releases Council of 4, Kashgar: Merchants of the Silk Road, and Eldritch Horror: Masks of Nyarlathotep.

Kickstarters Folklore: The Affliction, Monster Slaughter, and The Great War: French Army expansion

Direct download: DTN591-DiceTowerNews-Episode591.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:52am EDT

Alex Yeager leaves Mayfair Games.

New releases "Mountains of Madness," "Mansions of Madness: Streets of Arkham," "Dragonfire," and "Empires."

Kickstarters "Jagged Alliance," "Perdition's Mouth," and "Root"

Direct download: DTN590-DiceTowerNews-Episode590.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:39am EDT

January releases: "Fields of Arle: Tea and Trade," "Deception: Undercover Allies," and "A Feast for Odin: Mini-expansion #1."

Kickstarters: "Time of Legends: Joan of Arc," "Monster Lands," and "Okko Chronicles"

Direct download: DTN589-DiceTowerNews-Episode589.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:28am EDT

New releases from Essen:

  • Ex Libris
  • Clank! In! Space!
  • Azul
  • The Climbers
  • Meeple Circus
  • 878 Vikings

Honorable mentions:

  • Kepler-3048
  • Cry Havoc: Aftermath

 

Direct download: DTN588-DiceTowerNews-Episode588.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:32am EDT

WizKids partners with Games Workshop on Warhammer 40K games.

University Games acquires Paul Lamond Games.

January releases "Noria" and "Indian Summer."

Kickstarters "RWBY" and "Near and Far: Amber Mines."

Direct download: DTN587-DiceTowerNews-Episode587.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:55am EDT

ChiTAG announces 2017 TAGIE Award nominations.

dv Giochi selects Gioco Inedito finalists.

Sony negotiates for "Catan" film rights.

New releases "Raiders of the North Sea" and "Quest for El Dorado."

Kickstarters "Resident Evil 2" and "ELO Darkness"

Direct download: DTN586-DiceTowerNews-Episode586.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:34am EDT

International Gamers Awards announces winners.

CMON promotes Jules Vautour to COO.

Passport and Thundergryph form distribution parnership.

Graf Ludo announces winners.

Toy Industry Foundation supports hurricane victims.

End-of-year releases "Terraforming Mars: Venus Next" and "Castles of Burgundy: Dice Game."

Kickstarters "Tiny Epic Defender: Dark War and Second Edition" and "7th Continent: What Goes Up Must Come Down"

 

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:55am EDT

Gamasutra projects board game market to grow 9% annually through 2022.

Chinese man suffers from Mahjong epilepsy syndrome.

New releases "This War of Mine" and "First Martians."

Kickstarters "Consentacle" and "Potato Pirates."

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:47am EDT

Ravensburger acquires ThinkFun

Pandemic Survival 2018 season starts

Coming soon: "Felicity: Cat in the Sack," "Nusfjord"

Kickstarters: "The Legend of Korra," "The Networks: Executives," "Cerebria"

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 7:49am EDT

Board game pieces establish female viking warrior as high-ranking officer.

Jerry Pournelle, SF author and wargamer, passes at 84.

Canadian Chess Championship odd situational ruling

New releases "Magic Maze" and "Sentient"

Kickstarters "Mint Delivery" and "Island of El Dorado"

Direct download: DTN582-DiceTowerNews-Episode582.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:21am EDT

Evil Hat Productions files for "Star Frontiers" trademark.

Goliath Games acquires Jax Games.

Fourth-quarter releases - Twilight Imperium 4 and Scythe: Wind Gambit

Kickstarters - Unstable Unicorns and Now Boarding

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:27am EDT

New releases: Whistle Stop, Port Royal, Alien Frontiers 5th Ed.

Kickstarters: Vegas Wits & Wagers, Numeracy Legends, Dare to Dream

Direct download: DTN580-DiceTowerNews-Episode580.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 12:24pm EDT

Gen Con record-breaking attendance, three fall releases, three Kickstarters

Direct download: DTN579-DiceTowerNews-Episode579.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:50am EDT

CMON Canadian distribution arrangement with Universal Distribution, five new releases from Gen Con, and one Kickstarter project

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:06am EDT

Toy Industry Foundation hosts Play Your Part Chicago for at-risk youth.

CMON earns $1M profits on $21M in 2016 sales.

Target announces plans for 70 Target-exclusive board games.

ICO Partners analyzes five years of board game Kickstarter growth in contrast to other project categories.

Two Wednesday 9 August game releases

Two Kickstarter projects

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:51am EDT

Three October releases and five Kickstarters

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:10am EDT

Spiel des Jahres and Kennerspiel des Jahres winners, three new releases, and three (plus one) Kickstarters

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:19am EDT

Dice Tower Awards, fall releases, and Kickstarter projects

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:54am EDT

White Wolf founder Stewart Wieck passes; Shiba Inu House wins Creative Child Magazine 2017 Kids Card Game of the Year; Foxmind acquires Funnybone; Plan B acquires Eggertspiele; Gen Con hosts Ascension World Championship; Gen Con sells out of four-day badges; two new releases and two Kickstarters

Direct download: DTN573-DiceTowerNews-Episode573.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:25am EDT

Ice Cool wins Kinderspiel des Jahres; three September releases; three Kickstarters

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

UK Games Expo attendance and awards, Origins Awards, Geek Chic closure, new releases, and Kickstarters

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

River Horse Games picks up Pacific Rim Uprising license, Steve Jackson Games stakeholder report reflects on 2016, Diana Jones Awards announces 2017 nominees, and the Toy Industry Foundation issues annual report - plus four Origins releases

Direct download: DTN570-DiceTowerNews-Episode570.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:34am EDT

Asmodee partners with Alliance Game Distributors; AlphaGo defeats world's top-ranked Go players; California law requires certification and record-keeping for five-dollar autographs; Stonemaier Games releases stakeholder report

Direct download: DTN569-DiceTowerNews-Episode569.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:05am EDT

Spiel des Jahres nominees, Hasbro quarterly earnings report, Asmodee acquisition of Rory's Story Cubes, Geek Fever Games acquisition of DPH Studioz, Galakta distribution partnership with Ares Games, CMON Minimum Advertised Pricing Policy, new releases, and Kickstarters

Direct download: DTN568-DiceTowerNews-Episode568.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 7:17am EDT

Nominees for Dice Tower Awards and Origins Awards, CMON and Steve Jackson releases next quarter, and dice and card game Kickstarters

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:35am EDT

New releases by Fantasy Flight, Pandasaurus, and Renegade; and three Kickstarters with miniatures

Direct download: DTN566-DiceTowerNews-Episode566.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:50am EDT

Passport international distribution partnership with Roll and Make, two summer releases, and two Kickstarter projects

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:26am EDT

Retail news, chess politics, Mensa Awards, new releases, anticipated games coming in July, and Kickstarters

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:15am EDT

Three new releases - two by CMON, one by Fantasy Flight - and three very different Kickstarter projects

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:17am EDT

UK Games Expo will host Fantasy Flight Organized Play European Championships, winners of the Japan Boardgame Prize are announced, and Renegade establishes international partnerships

Direct download: DTN562-DiceTowerNews-Episode562.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:36am EDT

Hasbro Gaming Lab announces its fall 2016 game design winner, a rare copy of Diplomacy is auctioned, and CMON has two new releases in the Arcadia Quest universe

Direct download: DTN561-DiceTowerNews-Episode561.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:12am EDT

Three industry news items, two June releases, and two big miniatures Kickstarters

Direct download: DTN560-DiceTowerNews-Episode560.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 4:46am EDT

Two industry personnel news items, two new releases, two Kickstarters

Direct download: DTN559-DiceTowerNews-Episode559.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:15am EDT

Board game industry news - two games of the year, three organized play programs, and more - plus a May release and a Kickstarter

Direct download: DTN558-DiceTowerNews-Episode558.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:04am EDT

Returning after a four-week break with industry news, a new release, and a Kickstarter

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Category: -- posted at: 6:15am EDT

Now with Even More Board Game News!

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:17pm EDT

Dice Tower News! The Best in Board Game News!

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 7:14pm EDT

On this episode: Board Game News!

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 8:42am EDT

It's the Dice Tower News for your Board Game Needs

Direct download: DTN553-DiceTowerNews-Episode553.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 3:34am EDT

The Last Dice Tower News of 2016 has arrived!

Direct download: DTN552-DiceTowerNews-Episode552.mp3
Category:Friday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 7:28am EDT

Twas the Day before the Night Before Christmas, and here is the Board Game News

Direct download: DTN551-DiceTowerNews-Episode551.mp3
Category:Friday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 1:16pm EDT

Episode 550? Wow! It's the Best in Board Gaming News, just for you!

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Category:Friday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:54pm EDT

Christmas is coming! Time for some Board Game News!

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Category:Friday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 7:51pm EDT

And now, the special Friday edition of the Dice Tower News.

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Category:Friday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 11:42am EDT

Happy Thanksgiving from everyone at The Dice Tower News!

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 11:10am EDT

Paul Owen brings you the Board Game News once again!

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 8:14am EDT

Take a break from politics and listen to the best in Board Game News

Direct download: DTN545-DiceTowerNews-Episode545.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 4:35pm EDT

All the Spooky News  you can use in the board game universe!

Direct download: DTN544-DiceTowerNews-Episode544.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 11:46am EDT

This Week's Board GAME News with Paul Owen

Direct download: DTN543-DiceTowerNews-Episode543.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 9:20am EDT

The Dice News Man Cometh once again!

Direct download: DTN542-DiceTowerNews-Episode542.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 3:15pm EDT

From our lips to your ears, It's the Dice Tower News

Direct download: DTN541-DiceTowerNews-Episode541.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 12:16pm EDT

Spooky October Begins on the Dice Tower News!

Direct download: DTN540-DiceTowerNews-Episode540.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 10:22am EDT

Paul Owen brings you the Board Game News!

Direct download: DTN539-DiceTowerNews-Episode539.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 11:21am EDT

Board Game News for YOU! Yes YOU!

Direct download: DTN538-DiceTowerNews-Episode538.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 7:40am EDT

All the Board Game News that you can use!

Direct download: DTN537-DiceTowerNews-Episode537.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 8:23am EDT

Board Game News, delivered right to your ears.

Direct download: DTN536-DiceTowerNews-Episode536.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:29pm EDT

Paul is Back! Time to hear a real newsman strut his stuff on the best in Board Gaming News.

Direct download: DTN535-DiceTowerNews-Episode535.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 7:34am EDT

Another broadcast from the Gen Con exhibit hall with Elliott talking to Scott Hill from Flying Frog Productions about Shadows of Brimstone and much more!

Direct download: DTN534-DiceTowerNews-Episode534.mp3
Category:Monday News with Elliott Miller -- posted at: 9:32pm EDT

Elliott talks with Fantasy Flight Games at Gen Con in this Episode of the Dice Tower News. New Star Wars! New Horror! New Fantasy! Tune in to hear it all.

Direct download: DTN533-DiceTowerNews-Episode533.mp3
Category:Monday News with Elliott Miller -- posted at: 11:16pm EDT

Recovering from Gen Con? You might want to listen to the Dice Tower News!

Direct download: DTN532-DiceTowerNews-Episode532.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 3:15pm EDT

Prepping for Gen Con, you might want to listen to the Dice Tower News!

Direct download: DTN531-DiceTowerNews-Episode531.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 8:11am EDT

The News is New! Find out what it is!

Direct download: DTN530-DiceTowerNews-Episode530.mp3
Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 11:24pm EDT

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