Desk-side Talks With Marc #15: This and That

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No particular agenda today. I talk about some new TTG developments, a book series recommendation, and some board game stuff. Music: Sailing The Solar Wind by Abstraction Like the podcast? Want to watch it being recorded, live? Consider supporting it on Patreon.

Podcast Episode 37: VlaadaCast!

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How’d we get through 36 episodes without doing a deep-dive into the oeuvre of our favorite designer? This oversight has now been fixed, as Marc and Matt talk about every single game Vlaada Chvatil has ever made. 5:20 – Arena: … Continued

Podcast Episode 36: Ameritrash

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Marc, Orion, and Bubba talk about that most peculiarly-named genre of game: Ameritrash. We talk dice rolling, card pulling, combat-focsed narrative games. What makes some of them some of our favorite games of all time, and what makes others frustrating to … Continued

Podcast Episode 34: Elegance

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Marc and Orion talk about elegance in games. Is it a simple matter of rules complexity vs. strategic complexity? Or are there additional elements that go into our conception of elegance? What kinds of games tend to be more elegance, … Continued

I Was On A Podcast

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It was not my own podcast (that’s tomorrow). But rather the delightful “We’re Not Wizards” podcast, which was truly an all-around fun time. I do not remember most of it, as I departed on a cross-country flight only a couple … Continued