Dice Tower Network Podcast: Ludology

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.

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Ludology Episodes

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In this classic GameTek, Geoff talks about Scoring Tracks, and how to make them work with your players, instead of against them.

Duration: 06:26

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A little window into dinner time at the Engelstein household: Young Brian asks the question "Can a board game make the players cry?" and he ends up on a podcast.

So can they? Mike, Geoff, and Brian explore what makes people sad, and whether board games can do that - and how that affects their status as 'art'.

Duration: 56:13

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A little window into dinner time at the Engelstein household: Young Brian asks the question "Can a board game make the players cry?" and he ends up on a podcast.

So can they? Mike, Geoff, and Brian explore what makes people sad, and whether board games can do that - and how that affects their status as 'art'.

Duration: 56:13

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Mike and Geoff are pleased to welcome Walter Crist, archeologist and co-author of Ancient Egyptians at Play, to discuss the history of board games in ancient Egypt, and their impact on culture and society.

Duration: 51:10

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Mike and Geoff are pleased to welcome Walter Crist, archeologist and co-author of Ancient Egyptians at Play, to discuss the history of board games in ancient Egypt, and their impact on culture and society.

Duration: 51:10

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It's another Listener Question episode! Mike and Geoff take on all comers. Can they survive?

Duration: 1:11:21

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It's another Listener Question episode! Mike and Geoff take on all comers. Can they survive?

Duration: 1:11:21

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In this GameTek, Geoff discusses the role that mental models play in how we interact with objects in the world.

Duration: 06:00

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In this GameTek, Geoff discusses the role that mental models play in how we interact with objects in the world.

Duration: 06:00

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Mike and Geoff are pleased to welcome Suzanne Sheldon and Sydney Engelstein to discuss the topic of diversity and inclusion in gaming.

Duration: 1:49:42

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