Podcast Episode 88: Tile-Laying Games

Amber and Marc discuss tile-laying games since they’ve been playing a number of them lately. What makes tile-laying so compelling? Why is it a feature in so many of our favorite games?

1:29 — Carpe Diem
3:46 — Is Carpe Diem simpler than Castles of Burgundy?
9:35 — Tile laying: what is it?
12:12 — Variables
15:15 — Growth
21:00 — Information density
29:14 — Tangent: What does “abstract” mean anyways?
37:35 — The importance of graphic design
40:27 — Puzzling

Music: Sailing The Solar Wind by Abstraction

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