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Dice Tower Network Podcast: Ludology
Gil and Scott are delighted to welcome Martin Wallace back to the show. Martin was first on the show on Ludology 46 - Getting Down to Brass Tacks back in 2012 with Geoff Engelstein and a very enthusiastic Ryan Sturm. In this episode, we catch up with Martin to see what he's been up to in the last 9 years.
For this week, we're replaying the very first Biography of a Board Game that aired on Ludology. In it, Scott talks about the classic game that got so many fans and designers into the hobby: Risk.
Geoff continues his dive into the probability of Pop-O-Matic dice, this time discussing how experiment results can be misrepresented through P-Hacking.
Scott takes us through the history of Quirkle, the smash hit game from Susan McKinley Ross.
Geoff harnesses all his mathematical techniques to answer a burning question: are Pop-O-Matic dice truly random?
Scott takes us through the history of Afrikan tähti ("Star of Africa"), a legendary Finnish game first released in 1949.