18xx with Ambie: Where to Get Games

October 14, 2018

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

In this video, Ambie goes over different ways you can acquire 18xx games.

18xx with Ambie: Speeding up Play

October 4, 2018

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

In this video, Ambie goes over some tips for speeding up play.

18xx with Ambie: Accessories

September 25, 2018

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

In this video, Ambie goes over some accessories that are useful for playing 18xx games.

18xx with Ambie: Where to Start

September 11, 2018

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

In this video, Ambie goes over which 18xx games are good ones to start with.

18xx with Ambie: 18xx Intro

September 9, 2018

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

In this video, Ambie introduces what 18xx games are and why she likes them.

Episode 58 - Unpopular Opinions

August 2, 2018

Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they've played recently, including 1849: The Game of Sicilian Railways and Pandemic Legacy: Season 2. We then talk about games that everyone else seems to like except us. In this week's "Board Game Etymology" segment, Crystal discusses the origins of the word "like."

Episode 50 - The Good, the Bad and the Unplayable

April 12, 2018

Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they've played recently, including 1889: History of Shikoku Railways and Sunset Over Water. We then talk about what can make a game objectively bad. In this week's "Board Game Etymology" segment, Crystal discusses the origins of the word "bad."

Blitz Con 2018 Recap

February 26, 2018

by Ambie Valdés
We hosted our second annual Blitz Con this year over President’s Day weekend again. Last year we had 50 people, but this year we grew to a little over 100 people! We had a much bigger space and there was always plenty of room to play games.

I took this picture after setting up (this was half the room). Lots of table space!

Episode 46 - Birds of a Feather Blitz Together

February 15, 2018

Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they've played recently, including 18CLE and Keyper. We then talk all about cooperative games. In this week's "Board Game Etymology" segment, Crystal discusses the origins of the word "cooperation."

Episode 39 - Top 5 Surprises

October 26, 2017

Ambie, Cassadi, and Crystal discuss some games they've played recently, including Flip Ships, Magic: The Gathering, and Near and Far. We then have our first Top 5 list - Top 5 Surprises in Gaming! In this week's "Board Game Etymology" segment, Crystal discusses the origins of the word "card."