The Ludology site is about providing an analytical discussion of the how's and why's of the world of board games. Rather than news and tgreviews, Ludology explores a variety of topics about games from a wider lens, as well as discuss game history, game design and game players.
Contributor: Ryan Sturm
All Content With Ryan Sturm
In this show, Ryan talks about a new project he's beginning, Brian examines Shadow Hunters, and Geoff talks about hindsight in games. We take a look at Puzzle Strike, City of Horror, Banditos, Pirates of the Spanish Main Card Game, Lords of Waterdeep, Wilderness, and more!
In this episode, Tom and Eric podcast live from GenCon 2012!
Open or Closed Scoring is a classic argument that seems to be around forever, so we thought we talk about it once again! We also are joined by quite a few contributors, including Geoff talking about game economies, Ryan playing long games and liking it, and a new segment on solo games. We also review several new games, including Mage Wars, Infiltration, Dungeon Command, and Space Cadets live!
In this show, Brian Englestein starts a new segment, Geoff continues to tell us how to win at games, and Ryan talks about Urban Sprawl. We have a fake top ten list, go over recent games - such as 1989 and Undermining - and talk about mechanisms from games that we wish we could port to real life.
We once again jump into our mailbag and answer all sorts of questions, while Ryan talks about Caylus again. Again. Then we jump into the meat of our program, where we talk about our top ten economic games. Go money, go!
In this episode, Tom and Eric answer quite a few of your questions, including faults in games they love. We also review a whole pile of games, including Wiz War, Rex, Pirates of Nassau, Rocket Jockey, King of Tokyo, and more!
In this episode of the Dice Tower, Tom and Eric talk about a bunch of games that start with the letter "D", while Greg examines Kickstarter. Chief continues his quest to build a gaming group, Geoff talks about copyright issues, and Ryan rants about hidden information. Finally, we end the show talking about games we want to see reprinted.
In this show, Chief talks once again about building a game group, Geoff discusses 3D printing, and Ryan complains about "hobbit" cards. We talk about several different games, a bit of news, and end the show with our longest games we've ever played. Plus, a great new contest!
In this show, Ryan takes a look at complexity and games, while we review Evo, Poseidon's Kingdom, and Flash Point. We answer a ton of listener questions, and end the show with our top ten games from five years ago - 2007.