The flagship podcast of the network, the Dice Tower is an audio show hosted by Eric Summerer and Tom Vasel. Featuring a host of contributors, it covers a wide range of board and card games, with up to the minute news and game reviews. The Dice Tower is also home of the Dice Tower video show - in which Tom Vasel and many others consistently review all manner of board and card games.
The Ludology site is about providing an analytical discussion of the how's and why's of the world of board games. Rather than news and tgreviews, Ludology explores a variety of topics about games from a wider lens, as well as discuss game history, game design and game players.
"The How to Play Podcast" is an audio podcast about teaching andlearning modern board games. "How to Play" has over twenty-five full explanations of some of the best board games out there. Each episode contains a description of the game, a full rules explanation and some basic strategy presented by professional educator, Ryan Sturm. This podcast is intended for use in learning games yourself or learning how to teach great games. "How to Play" covers entry-level board games all the way up to helping you learn some of the most complex games in our hobby. "How to Play" also features special episodes including opinion-based episodes, advanced strategy episodes and much more.
The Little Metal Dog Show began back in April 2010 with an idea to produce a podcast on board games that did things a little differently. It took a while to decide the approach that would be taken, but soon an interview-based show quickly became the format to stick with. Each episode normally has a couple of interviews that could really cover any area from the world of gaming – as long as someone is interesting, they're welcome to come on as a guest. From players and designers to mathematicians and film-makers, The Little Metal Dog Show looks far and wide for people who – above all else – have something interesting to say.
On Board Games is a show about board and card games. The guys of On Board Games discuss games from the viewpoints of new and expert players, reviewers, and people from the industry, to allow listeners insight into the gaming hobby so they can enjoy games more thoroughly.
The Plaid Hat Podcast takes you inside of one small publisher's adventures in the hobby board game industry. The crew from Plaid Hat Games come together to discuss board game design philosophy, the state of the industry, the highs and lows they are experiencing as they publishing games, and much more.
NJAGP is hosted by Jim Reed, Jeff Scott, and Matthew McHale. The focus on gaming spans the realm, from board and card games to role playing games and touches on everything in between including miniature gaming and war gaming. This podcast also takes a look "out of the box", at gaming and pop culture in movies, television, and comics. NJAGPs focus is not only to be informative but to be entertaining and fun!
A show all about board games, card games, and all the other games you can play in your very own house, Shut Up & Sit Down is made by two men who never quite grew up. Coming from London, England, each half-hour episode includes game reviews and skits, as well as more than a little bickering. We believe gaming is one of the most exciting hobbies anyone can enjoy and we want to show you why we're so passionate about it. Why not tune in?
Gameopolis, the gaming podcast with Mark and Jeff, is an informal podcast that is done in a conversational format. Mark and Jeff talk about all kinds of games, including boardgames, strategy games, card games, roleplaying games, miniatures, and very occasionally, computer games. The co-hosts don't do formal reviews or delve into the gaming industry; they are just two regular guys who enjoy getting together to talk about what they love: games!!! Gameopolis is suitable for a general audience (receives a "Clean" rating in iTunes).
Four old friends with a love of gaming come together to produce a bi-weekly show about gaming of all kinds: board, card, miniatures, role-playing games and much more. In each episode you can expect board game walk-through and reviews, gaming industry news and commentary and roundtable discussions. The hosts, Jamie, Tony, Brian and Chris, each have very different tastes in gaming so you can expect a wide variety of opinions and viewpoints. Come check out The Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast for their irreverent views on all things gaming.
Most board game shows focus on the latest and greatest, or time-tested classics...the crew from Flip the Table have taken it upon themselves to review all the rest. They've combed charity shops and salvage stores for cheesy, weird, and obscure board games; licensed cash-grabs, VHS games, bizarre kids' games, and everything else in between. Why would they do this? Because they can...and because examining The Other Side of Board Games is a great way to learn more about what makes board games tick. Join Flip the Table as they suffer for your entertainment. And remember...in Soviet Russia, Table Flips You!
The Cardboard Jungle is a podcast all about tabletop gaming hosted by a couple of gaming friends, Anthony Racano and Paul Leoncavallo. We hope to give our own spin on board and card games along with some input from our bullpen of contributors. Our goal is to promote the hobby and those individuals who make it up, including designers, publishers, retailers, conventions and other podcasters and bloggers. We love gaming because of all of you and we want give you your proper credit.
Topical, controversial, and (hopefully) entertaining conversation about miniature war games, board games, RPG's and other topics near and dear to gamer's hearts.
What was once a college class assignment has become an extraordinary weekly production! The Gamer's Atlas offers high quality board and card game reviews by The Cartographer and his friend, Danny Dice. Every episode includes a cinematic opening sketch based on the game of the week to keep things fresh, and have you coming back for more!
The Long View is a podcast designed to take a closer, more critical look at the games we play. Each episode will focus on a single game. The game will be one that the podcasters will have played many, many times. The purpose is to provide a forum for those who want to know what a game reveals after multiple plays. Discussion will focus on the game play itself. It will not be a description of the rules of the game. Rather, it will be an in depth exploration of the merits or flaws of the game that become apparent when it it played multiple times. Thanks for listening!
The Hex Encounter Podcast focuses on wargames and historical simulations. Our show features reviews, previews, interviews, rants, and in-depth discussions to cover every corner of the wargaming world. From casual wargames to the hardcore rulesets that make even make the most grizzled of grognards break out in a cold sweat, the Hex Encounter Podcast has got it covered!
SpieLama.de is Germany's premier video-review website for all manner of board, card and iDevice games. For over three years now we have dedicated ourselves to giving in-depth reviews of all things "game". Lead by Benjamin Schönheiter and Bastian Völkel, SpieLama also tries to broaden the knowledge of games by doing specials on boardgames, their mechanics, discuss prototypes we played, have walk-through tutorials of the most complicated games and with our LamasLive segment we talk about our hobby, upcoming games, trade shows like SPIEL or Nuremberg and so much more. Thank you for watching!
The Geek All-Stars is a podcast about board games, card games, video games, MMO's, movies, TV, and anything else that comes to our minds. Each episode contains a varied group of "All-Stars" from the geek world. Join Dan/GeekJock to discuss the topics of the day. We are joined, on a regular basis, by industry insiders such as Dice Hate Me Games' Chris K, video game developer/journalist Josh Augustine, prominent bloggers such as Tom Gurganus, and (of course) guys with more games then we care to count (as in Adam O.) I cannot promise we will always stay on topic, but I can promise we will have a good time!
Rolling Dice & Taking Names is a podcast where two seasoned tabletop gamers have discussions about board games, RPGs, and miniatures that are entertaining and informative to casual gamers and experienced hobbyists alike. The level of conversation would be similar to friends sitting around the kitchen table playing the latest game, discussing their likes and dislikes of a style of game, or just trying to make sense of the latest gaming news. In addition, special guests add their gaming knowledge to help the hosts sound more credible. Family friendly, informative and always striving to be entertaining.
The Party Gamecast featuring the Party Game Cast is a podcast about party games, and games you take to parties. The Dice Tower Network's hottest party includes a group of diverse gamers, from hard core strategy nerds, to light strategy gamers. General geeks that think games can be fun, to senior citizens who play Agricola. Video gamers that will be wrangled into to playing games, to guys that only play poker and know nothing about board games. The cast changes episode to episode but usually the Moderator Bruce is joined by Mike, Erika, Rocki, Maureen and Chris however new guests show up all the time. If you want to know how a game will play in a party atmosphere, with a mix of tastes and styles, then this is the show for you.
The world of tabletop games is a lot bigger than most people realize. In fact it's so big that the idea of investigating it can actually be kind of intimidating. When you see all those games you've never heard of, with rules and concepts and themes you've never seen before in a game, it's hard to know where to start.
The answer is: start with the SnakesCast. Every week, we'll bring you ten or fifteen minutes' worth of banter about what makes these games worth playing. With a different theme every episode and a rotating cast of both gurus and non-gurus from Toronto's premiere boardgame café, we'll show you just how much there is to play with out there.
Exploring Games is a podcast all about the modern boardgame hobby hosted by long-time blogger Chris Norwood (aka GamerChris). Each episode is chock-full of thoughts about specific games, trends in the hobby, metagame topics, and whatever else pours forth from his game-possessed brain. If you have an urge to dive a little deeper into all things boardgamey, come and explore games with Chris!