Episode 104 - Just the Two of Us

May 7, 2020

Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they've played recently, including 1889 (on 18xx.games) and Forgotten Waters. We then talk about two player gaming. In this week's "Board Game Etymology" segment, Crystal discusses the origins of the word "duel."

18xx with Ambie: Personal vs. Company Money

May 6, 2020

18xx with Ambie is Ambie's video series about 18xx board games featured on The Dice Tower's YouTube channel.

In this video, Ambie talks about the separation of personal and company money and ways to get more personal money.

Episode 103 - Take Your Turn!

April 23, 2020

Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they've played recently, including Subtext Game, The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine, and  MegaCity: Oceania. We then talk about analysis paralysis in board gaming. In this week's "Board Game Etymology" segment, Crystal discusses the origins of the word "analysis."

Episode 102 - Gaming During a Pandemic

April 9, 2020

Ambie, Crystal, and patron of the show Pam talk about ways to game without leaving the house.

Episode 101 - Underrated & Overlooked Games

March 26, 2020

Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they've played recently, including Adventure Games: The Dungeon, Adventure Games: Monochrome Inc., and Unmatched: Battle of Legends. We then talk about some underrated and overlooked games and how they got that way. In this week's "Board Game Etymology" segment, Crystal discusses the origins of the word "rate."

Episode 100 - Blitz Game is Broken

March 12, 2020

Ambie and Crystal are joined by Nick, Mike, Matthew, and Dave from the This Game is Broken podcast to celebrate the 100th episode of Board Game Blitz with a game show!

Episode 99 - Top 5 Kickstarter Games

February 27, 2020

Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they've played recently, including Detective Stories: Case 1 - The Fire in Adlerstein and Betrayal Legacy. We then talk about the role of Kickstarter in board games and then share our top 5 Kickstarter games!

Episode 98 - The 2019 Blitzies

February 13, 2020

Ambie and Crystal host the annual Blitzies for 2019 games!

Detective Stories: Case 1 - The Fire in Adlerstein Review

February 10, 2020

by Ambie Valdés
Note: I received a free review copy of Detective Stories: Case 1 - The Fire in Adlerstein from iDventure.

A while ago I wrote a review of an escape room type game called Unfinished Case of Holmes. Now the publisher iDventure has created another series of immersive games called Detective Stories, where you’re like a detective using a bunch of evidence given in the game as well as online sources to solve a crime. The first in the series is Detective Stories: Case 1 - The Fire in Adlerstein.

Ambie's Top 100 Games: 10-1

February 4, 2020

Ambie's revisiting her top 100 games as of the end of 2019! This video is numbers 10-1.


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