Jul 12, 2020
Emma, Gil, and Scott go back to a topic that Ryan and Geoff discussed earlier in the show's history: Deckbuilding! With all that's changed (including Emma having designed a deckbuilder), what has changed, and what have we learned?
0m41s: The episode that Ryan and Geoff did was Ludology
119 - Deck the Halls.
Jul 5, 2020
Geoff uses an interesting bag-building example to discuss how a mechanism that is designed to be fair and equitable to all colors in the bag winds up favoring a single color over time. This example has incredible significance to our hobby, and our world.
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Jun 28, 2020
Emma and Gil welcome Banana Chan: game writer, larp/RPG designer, board game publisher, horror movie buff, and pop-up museum aficionado. We talk about writing for all kinds of games, how game mechanisms support intense experiences in larp and RPG, the effects of emancipatory bleed, and the effect of moving roleplay...
Jun 21, 2020
Scott takes us through the twisted history of the classic game Twister. How did it overcome its risqué premise to become a perennial favorite?
Bibliography of a Board Game:
Jun 14, 2020
We discuss consent and safety in games, starting with tabletop roleplaying games (TTRPGs), but expanding to all sorts of...