Contributor: Geof Gambill

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October 1, 2015
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In this special episode of The Long View, I'm thrilled to be joined by Stephen Buonocore himself as we discuss one of his favorite games, Struggle of Empires. Is this just sophisticated Risk, or a game for the ages? Is it all tactics, or is there strategy involved? Is the alliance system the only innovation of the game, or is it just one of many brilliant pieces that make a masterpiece?
September 23, 2015
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For Quick Looks episode 7 from The Long View, Elhannan Lloyd Keller and I discuss and review two new titles. First up is La Granja from Stronghold Games. Is this the love child of Carl Chudyk, Stefan Feld or Uwe Rosenberg? What makes this multi-use card game with dice and farming different from any other? Listen and find out!
September 12, 2015
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In this episode of The Long View I'm thrilled to be joined by Mark Johnson as we discuss one of his favorite games of all time, Bohnanza. What makes this game so unique in Mark's eyes? Why has it experienced such longevity? Is it a quintessential trading game? Are the expansions worth your time? Tune in this week to find out!
September 2, 2015
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For Quick Looks #6, Elhannan Lloyd Keller and I review two new titles acquired at GenCon. First up is Tesla vs. Edison: War of Currents. Is this is thematic game at all, or a spreadsheet in disguise? Is this a stock game or a route building game? Listen and find out! Finally, we discuss the newest hotness of Discoveries. Is this a worthy successor to Lewis and Clark, or a pale imitation?
August 15, 2015
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In this episode of Quick Looks, Elhannan Lloyd Keller and I review three new titles for your consideration. First up is Survive: Space Attack! with special guest Carter. Is this game just a re-theme or does it stand on it's own merits? What's different? Tune in and find out! Next we discuss the new title Design Town.
July 22, 2015
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In this episode of Quick Looks from The Long View, Elhannan Lloyd Keller and I go through 16 pages of Gen Con games to try to find the titles that most intrigue us. Which games are on our radar, and which seem to be just more of the same? What hidden gems could be lurking? Tune in and find out in this two hour extravaganza of prognostication and opinion!
May 12, 2015
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In this special episode of The Long View, I'm pleased to be joined by first time contributor Christian K as we discuss the new classic bluffing game, Coup. Along the way we discuss the expansion Coup: Reformation and the upcoming Coup: Rebellion G54. What makes this game so interesting? How balanced are the roles? Is it the best of the bluffing games, or does it grow stale after repeated play?
January 25, 2015
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In this episode of The Long View, I'm pleased to be joined once again by Jim Shaw, as we continue our episode about Dominion. In this second installment, we look at the reach of this groundbreaking game. What deck builders followed? What evolutions have occurred since its release?
June 14, 2014
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In this episode of The Long View, I'm pleased to be joined by Jason Albert as we discuss the Chad Jensen classic game of Combat Commander: Europe. Along the way, we discuss what makes this game so unique, and the many expansions it has spawned since it was first released. Is this a wargame for you? Listen and find out!
May 31, 2014
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In this special episode of The Long View, I'm thrilled to be joined by noted designer, Thomas Lehmann. In this episode, we review and discuss his history as a designer, his methods and techniques, as well as his thoughts about the future of his designs.

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