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The Dice Tower is an Internet podcast about tabletop games. Your hosts for the show are Tom Vasel, noted game reviewer, industry veteran Julie Ahern, and voice actor and reviewer Eric Summerer. 

In the show, Tom, Julie, and Eric talk about boardgames, card games, wargames, miniatures, and the people who play them.

New to the Dice Tower? Then listen to: Episode 0: Introduction & Top 15 Games a New Gamer Should Buy

Mar 19, 2024

This time, we are LIVE at Dice Tower West 2024 in Las Vegas in front of a convention audience to discuss our Roses, Thorns, and Hula Hoops, pit three games in a Vegas-themed Showdown, share a Tale of Boardgaming Horror, and take questions from the audience.

01:04 - News for Dice Tower West 2025

03:17 - Games Tom Taught

04:26 - Eric Plays Wyrmspan

05:52 - What's Julie Been Doing?

07:33 - Way Too Many Cats

11:38 - Shipwrights of the North Sea: Redux

13:45 - Paris: La Cité de la Lumière

17:27 - Mr. Jack

19:54 - Challengers: Beach Cup

22:47 - Video Game Champion

29:36 - Showdown Intro

30:27 - Vegas Showdown

31:19 - Lords of Vegas

33:52 - Vabanque

36:22 - Tale of Boardgaming Horror

41:12 - What is our favorite Stonemaier Game?

41:58 - Where does Tom keep his hats?

42:39 - What are our favorite Auction Games?

44:23 - What was our favorite non-gaming Vegas experience?

47:41 - What game surprised us after having low expectations?

50:24 - Do we implement house rules/post-release fixes?

54:54 - What is a good travel-sized deck-building game?

57:28 - What are our spouses' favorite games?