Four old friends with a love of gaming come together to produce a bi-weekly show about gaming of all kinds: board, card, miniatures, role-playing games and much more. In each episode you can expect board game walk-through and reviews, gaming industry news and commentary and roundtable discussions. The hosts, Jamie, Tony, Brian and Chris, each have very different tastes in gaming so you can expect a wide variety of opinions and viewpoints. Come check out The Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast for their irreverent views on all things gaming.
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Ryan and Geoff take a close analytical look at Alan Moon's Ticket To Ride, and lift up the hood to figure out what makes it tick. What design decisions set it apart from similar games? How does it draw on Moon's earlier work? And what does it do better than other mainstream euro games like Settlers of Catan?
In this episode Ryan and Geoff analyze the environment that games create. Some games tend to be very competitive and tense, and others light and social. What pushes gameplay in these directions? What should game designers look for if they want to create a specific environment for the players?