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)

 

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

 

 

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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)

 

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

 

 

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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)

 

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

 

 

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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)

 

SPONSOR UPDATE (21:10)

  • Chronicles of Netflix

 

THE HOTNESS (23:45)

  1. Ark Nova by designer Mathias Wigge and Capstone Games
  2. Nightmare Cathedral from designer Błażej Kubacki
  3. Darkest Doom by Mario Zattini
  4. Age of Rome by Vangelis Efthimiou and Antonios Yannopoulos
  5. Dead Reckoning by John D. Clair and AEG
  6. Dune: Imperium by designer Paul Dennen and Dire Wolf
  7. Encyclopedia by designers Eric Dubus and Olivier Melison
  8. Cascadia from designer Randy Flynn and Flatout Games
  9. Agricola 15 by Uwe Rosenberg and Lookout Games
  10. Return to Dark Tower from Restoration Games

 

 

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