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

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:11am 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

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:46am 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

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

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:36am 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.

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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

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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"

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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"

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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

 

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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."

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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"

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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"

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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

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 12:24pm EDT

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:12am EDT

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

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 4:46am EDT

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

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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

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:04am 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

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 3:34am 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

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 4:35pm EDT

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

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 11:46am EDT

This Week's Board GAME News with Paul Owen

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 9:20am EDT

The Dice News Man Cometh once again!

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 3:15pm EDT

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

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 12:16pm EDT

Spooky October Begins on the Dice Tower News!

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 10:22am EDT

Paul Owen brings you the Board Game News!

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 11:21am EDT

Board Game News for YOU! Yes YOU!

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 7:40am EDT

All the Board Game News that you can use!

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 8:23am EDT

Board Game News, delivered right to your ears.

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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.

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 7:34am EDT

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

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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!

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 8:11am EDT

The News is New! Find out what it is!

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 11:24pm EDT

More news, more games! On this episode of the Dice Tower News

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 8:51am EDT

The Board Game news you can use!

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 9:27am EDT

Paul Owen brings you the latest board game news on this Independence Day!

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 12:42pm EDT

Did you hear the latest Board Game News? Have a listen to Paul Owen on this episode of the Dice Tower News!

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 8:07am EDT

Welcome to the Dice Tower News Monday! Board game news for the gammatically inclined (Yeah, I made up a word)

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 7:20am EDT

Monday's Board Game News on this episode of the Dice Tower News

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 9:37am EDT

Monday with Paul Owen this week, what news does he have? Tune in to find out!

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 9:19am EDT