We’ve been playing abstract games all month and we’re here to tell you about it! Marc, Matt, and Orion go in depth about five different abstract games, both classic and new. We’ve all fallen in love with Go, and Tak was a pleasant surprise. What’s so compelling about these games that some have survived for millennia? We’ve gotten a taste of it.
3:57 – What actually is an abstract game?
10:28 – Go
26:52 – Chess
46:30 – Santorini
55:01 – Onitama
1:01:18 – Tak
1:13:28 – Lines of play
1:16:46 – The unique beauty of abstract games
Music: Sailing The Solar Wind by Abstraction
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