The Dice Tower

Tom Vasel and Eric Summerer

About

Tom Vasel and Eric Summerer take a look at board games, card games, and the people who design, publish, and play them.

Top ten lists, Q&A, tales of horror, and more await you!

Available on

Community

779 episodes

At The Table with Tom and Eric - Kathleen Donahue

This week Tom & Eric bring Elizabeth Hargrave to the table! 5:48 - Getting to Know You 15:15 - The Big Question 28:36 - Viewer Questions  42:14 - One and One

57m
Jul 29
At The Table with Tom and Eric - Elizabeth Hargrave

This week Tom & Eric bring Elizabeth Hargrave to the table! 0:34 - Getting to Know You 16:18 - The Big Question 30:06 - Viewer Questions  46:56 - One and One

1h 0m
Jul 01
At the Table with Tom and Eric - Dan King

This week Tom & Eric bring Dan King to the table! 3:01 - Getting to Know You 15:52 - The Big Question 28:50 - Viewer Questions 45:25 - One and One

1h 2m
Jun 18
Episode 4 - At The Table with Tom and Eric - Jason Perez

This week Tom & Eric bring Jason Perez to the table!  0:45 - Getting to Know You 17:10 - The Big Question  28:00 - Viewer Questions 44:25 - One and One

1h 0m
Jun 03
Episode 3 - At the Table with Tom and Eric - Danni Loe

This week Tom & Eric bring Danni Loe to the table! 1:52 - Getting to Know You 17:50 - The Big Question 31:57 - Viewer Questions 43:39 - One and One

59m
May 20
Episode 2 - At the Table with Tom and Eric - May 2, 2022

This week Tom & Eric bring Ben Maddox to the table! 4:46 - Getting to Know You 18:03 - The Big Question 29:50 - Viewer Questions 44:46 - One and One

1h 0m
May 06
At The Table with Tom and Eric - Episode 1

This week Tom & Eric bring Jerry Hawthorne to the table! 00:59 - Getting to Know You 14:00 - The Big Question 29:30 - Viewer Questions 45:10 - One and One

1h 1m
Apr 21
At the Table with Tom and Eric - Episode 0

Tom and Eric interview each other and discuss board games on the first episode of their new show. This will be the only episode posted here. For this and all future episodes visit https://sites.libsyn.com/409136.  

58m
Apr 08
TDT # 750 - The End

In this final episode of the podcast, Tom and Eric discuss some games played on the Dice Tower Cruise, including Rescue Polar Bears: Data and Temperature, Comic Hunters, Voices in My Head, and L.L.A.M.A. Geoff revisits his first GameTek segment. We hear from listeners around the world and answer a few more questions from the mailbag, and we finish the podcast run with one more Top Ten Games of All Time. Thank you for listening these past 17 years. We appreciate each and every one of you.

2h 2m
Feb 22
TDT # 749 - Salt and Sass

From 519 to 749... we (Suzanne and Mandi) wrap up our time with the podcast as co-hosts. We'll chat about games, dive into the mailbag, and say thanks to all the listeners who've supported us throughout the years. We'll miss you and hope you'll join us with our future endeavors. Thank you Tom and Eric. Thank you listeners.

1h 10m
Feb 15
TDT # 748 - Best Games From 5 Years Ago - 2017

In this episode, Tom, Eric, Suzanne, and Mandi discuss Creature Comforts, BoonLake, Splitter, and Free Radicals. Geoff revisits the subject of the weight we give opinions, we have a Tale of Boardgaming Horror, we answer questions from the mailbag, and we finish off the show with a look back at our Top Ten Games of 2017. Support for The Dice Tower comes from TheOp.games and GameNerdz.com.

1h 36m
Feb 08
TDT # 747 - Shark Infested Podcast

"The Shark" Ashley joins Suzanne and Mandi as they discuss Gates of Delirium, Fox and The Forest Digital, Voyages, That Time You Killed Me, Unsurmountable, and Adventure Game: Grand Hotel Abbadon. The bragadocious Game Pie is full of "games we win a lot." Support for The Dice Tower is provided by TheOp.games and GameNerdz.com.

1h 17m
Feb 01
TDT # 746 - Best Games From 10 Years Ago - 2012

In this episode, Tom and Eric are joined by former host Sam Healey to discuss CoraQuest, Nidavellir, and Kingdom Death Monster. We catch up with Sam, Geoff revisits our gaming table future, and we finish the show with a look back 10 years to our Top Ten Games of 2012. Support for The Dice Tower is provided by TheOp.games and GameNerdz.com.

1h 37m
Jan 25
TDT # 745 - The Long and Short Of It

Eric joins Suzanne and Mandi as they discuss Awkwright The Card Game, What The Heck, Quacks expansion The Alchemists, The Adventures of Robin Hood, Orange Juice expansion for Bullet

1h 13m
Jan 18
TDT # 744 - Best Games From 15 Years Ago - 2007

In this episode, Joe Steadman joins Tom and Eric to discuss Return to Dark Tower, Townsfolk Tussle, Gloomhaven, and Advanced Squad Leader. Geoff has a story of sacrifice, Tom previews some new video projects, we answer questions from the mailbag, and we finish the show with our Top Ten games from 2007, 15 years ago. Support for The Dice Tower comes from TheOp.games and GameNerdz.com.

1h 24m
Jan 11
TDT # 743 - Crossover

Suzanne and Mandi discuss the Comic Quest books, Dom Pierre, Yokohama Roll and Write, Dinosaur Island Rawr and Write, and Number Drop. The Game Pie for the show is full of Hidden Role games. The Dice Tower is sponsored by TheOp.games and GameNerdz.com.

1h 4m
Jan 04
TDT # 742 - 2021 Year In Review

In this episode, Geoff joins Tom and Eric to discuss Witchstone, Picture Perfect, Warp's Edge, Living Forest, Radlands, and Aqua Garden. Geoff leads a live GameTek discussion, Eric and Geoff remember their PAX Unplugged adventures (including discussion of Jurassic World: Legacy of Isla Nublar, Familiar Tales, Corrosion, Scout, and 1923 Cotton Club), and we finish off the show with an overview of the gaming events of 2021. The Dice Tower is sponsored by TheOp.games and GameNerdz.com.

1h 34m
Dec 28, 2021
TDT # 741 - Sail Away

In this week's episode, Mandi and Suzanne talk about Tammany Hall, LAMA Dice, Bitoku, and Kids Chronicles. Concordia appears in Tap That App. And the Game Pie of the show is full of games from 2016. The Dice Tower is sponsored by TheOp.games and GameNerdz.com.  

1h 8m
Dec 21, 2021
TDT # 740 - Biggest Surprises of 2021

In this episode, Tom and Eric discuss Space Race, Kingdom Hearts Perilous Pursuit, Canopy, and Ark Nova. Geoff fudges the numbers, we have a holiday Tale of Boardgaming Horror, an announcement from Tom, and our Top Ten surprises from 2021. The Dice Tower is sponsored by TheOp.games and GameNerdz.com.

1h 39m
Dec 14, 2021
TDT # 739 - Collection Roots

In this episode, Mandi has a light week but they still discuss Palaces of Carrara, Psycle, 90 Grad, and Brian Boru: High King of Ireland. And they finally get to some of the mailbag! Support for The Dice Tower comes from TheOp.games and GameNerdz.com.

1h 3m
Dec 07, 2021
TDT # 738 - Games Ahead of Their Time

In this episode, Tom and Eric discuss the G.I. Joe Deckbuilding Game, Star Clicker, Crimes and Capers: Lady Leona's Last Wishes, Roll Player Adventures, and Gutenberg. Geoff explores a study that questions our perception of things, and we answer questions from the mailbag, one of which is a little horrific. Then, we close the show with a Top Ten list of games that were ahead of their time. Support for The Dice Tower comes from TheOp.games and GameNerdz.com.

1h 42m
Nov 30, 2021
TDT # 737 - Doldrums

In today's show, Mandi and Suzanne discuss GPS, Floriferous, Yokohama Duel, Funkoverse Game of Thrones, and Silencio. The Game Pie of the show is full of Games with Expansions. Support for The Dice Tower comes from TheOp.games and GameNerdz.com.

1h 1m
Nov 23, 2021
TDT # 736 - Dice Tower Retreat Orlando

In this episode, Tom and Eric are joined at the Dice Tower Retreat Orlando by Stephen Buonocore to talk about all sorts of assorted topics, including but not limited to these games: Bitoku, Rummikub, Foundations of Rome, That's Life, Magical Athlete, The Crew: Mission Deep Sea, Cascadia, Transformers: The Deckbuilding Game, Vagrantsong, Preorders and Nostalgia (Heroquest, Risk: Shadow Forces, Return to Dark Tower), Picture Perfect, and Empyrial: Spells and Steam. Support for The Dice Tower comes from TheOp.games and GameNerdz.com.

1h 33m
Nov 16, 2021
TDT # 735 - Holiday Yums

In this episode Mandi revisits some games, she and Suzanne talk about Bad Company, Destinies Sea and Sand, Crimes and Capers: High School Hijinks, and Sequoia. Game Pie of the show is Tech Tree Pie. Support for The Dice Tower comes from TheOp.games and GameNerdz.com

1h 9m
Nov 09, 2021
TDT # 734 - Games We Should Play, But Haven't

In this episode, Tom and Eric discuss Witchstone, Art Decko, So Clover, Savannah Park, Exit: Kidnapped in Fortune City, and Unfathomable. Geoff tries to scare us, but nothing is as terrifying as our Tale of Boardgaming Horror. Finally, we finish the show with a Top Ten list of games that we SHOULD play, but haven't. Support for The Dice Tower comes from TheOp.games and GameNerdz.com

1h 45m
Nov 02, 2021
TDT # 733 - Collection Quantity

In this episode Suzanne and Mandi discuss Smartphone Inc: Status Update 1.1, Riftforce, Islands in the Mist, and Great Plains. One and Done is revived and the show wraps with a Pick Up and Deliver Game Pie. Support for The Dice Tower comes from TheOp.games and GameNerdz.com.

1h 4m
Oct 26, 2021
TDT # 732 - Party Games

In this episode, Tom and Eric discuss The Hunger, The Loop, Paint the Roses, 7 Wonders Architects, Bitoku, and Llamaland. Geoff remembers Sid Sackson, we answer questions from the mailbag, and we revisit our Top Ten Party Games. Support for The Dice Tower comes from TheOp.games and GameNerdz.com.

1h 35m
Oct 19, 2021
TDT # 731 - Animal Companion

In today's episode, Suzanne and Mandi discuss Durian Dash, Tucano, Shadows of the Obelisk, Paper Dungeons, and Welcome to The Moon. And there's a super sized Spiel Anticipation Game Pie to wrap up the episode. Support for The Dice Tower comes from TheOp.games and GameNerdz.com

1h 5m
Oct 12, 2021
TDT # 730 - Mass Market Madness

On this episode, Tom and Eric discuss Wild Space, Cascadia, EXIT: The App - The Hotel Ophir, Iki, X-Men United, and Disney Sidekicks. We present a new Tale of Boardgaming Horror, answer questions from the mailbag, and argue over our Top Ten Mass Market Games. Support for The Dice Tower comes from TheOp.games and GameNerdz.com

1h 34m
Oct 05, 2021
TDT # 729 - Pumpkin Spice

Eric joins Suzanne and Mandi on this episode as they discuss Praga Caput Regni, Tranquility, Explorers (the app version), Crash Octopus Automobiles, and Papageno. The Game Pie today? Literary Games!

1h 18m
Sep 28, 2021