Jun 13, 2021
Gil and Sen welcome Calvin Wong Tze Loon 黃子倫 to the show to discuss narrative in games. How can we improve a game's narrative through its mechanisms, its components, and even its box size?
0m46s: Calvin played P.T. Goh in the film Crazy Rich Asians. Also, info on Twilight Imperium's expansion Prophecy of Kings that Calvin did some writing for, and forthcoming RPG Embers of the Imperium.
3m16s: "Mayfair" in UK-based editions of Monopoly is equivalent to "Boardwalk" in US-based editions of the game.
7m39s: Android: Netrunner
10m18s: The fan organization NISEI, currently supporting organized Netrunner play, releasing new cards, and keeping the game alive.
19m22s: The Tiny Epic series of games.
23m31s: Gil accidentally gave out the name of the game series with this puzzle, so we bleeped it out!
28m13s: Ryan and Geoff discussed the magic circle in Ludology 79.
32m47s: Memoir '44
49m45s: The Rick Riordan Presents line of books. The book Gil mentioned is Sal and Gabi Break the Universe, by Carlos Hernandez.
53m40s: More info about the Prison Architect: Cardboard County Penitentiary board game.
55m32s: An Infamous Traffic
1h02m07s: Hub Games
1h07m51s: Half-Life Alyx
1h09m51s: The wonderful Crystal Dax!
1h11m31s: Calvin's Twitter.