The Snakescast: Dudes On A Map

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For a lot of people who have never been interested in board games, no game is more repellent than one with a map board filled with little plastic soldiers. But so-called "dudes on a map" games are a mainstay among many of the most ardent board game fans. This is perhaps the most divisive genre of tabletop game. Why does it generate such strong emotional reactions on both sides?