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Dice Tower Network Podcast: Ludology
Gil and Geoff take a look at the different ways that subsystems of a game can be coupled, and what that means for complexity and player agency.
We take a very deep dive into the contrasts between tabletop and video games. This one gets very philosophical, so be prepared :)
In this classic GameTek, Geoff takes a look at some recent court cases involving games.
Gil and Geoff field a litany of listener questions!
Scott Rogers is back with another Biography of a Board Game, this time focusing on Scrabble!
KWYJIBO for the win!
Gil and Geoff are thrilled to welcome Raph Koster, author of A Theory of Fun, and video game designer. We talk about a wide range of topics, include MMOs, keeping players engaged, emotions in games, and, of course, fun.
In this classic GameTek, Geoff talks about the Prisoner's Dilemma facing Kansas City, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri.
Gil and Geoff talk about designing low-interaction games. Sometimes you just want to work on your own little corner of the world - and some players prefer that. What are techniques create engaging experiences without conflict?
A sweet surprise! Biography of a Board Game takes a look at Candyland.
Gil and Geoff are joined by Stephen Buonocore from Stronghold Games to discuss the state of the board game industry as we enter 2018.