Board Game Podcasts is a collection of podcast feeds that have at least one thing in common: The included podcasts talk (at least a little) about board games and related games. Most board game related podcasts include reviews, chatter about the games hit our tables, or even what's going on the industry. We might even talk about other things besides modern board games, but you won't find podcasts that focus on gambling.
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Modern board games are also known as parlor games, board games, classic games, card games, dice games, war games, designer board games, German board games, Eurogames, and American style board games.
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Welcome to Ludology, an analytical discussion of the how’s and why’s of the world of board games. Rather than news and reviews, Ludology explores a variety of topics about games from a wider lens, as well as discuss game history, game design and game players. Ludology is made possible by the support and donations of listeners like you. We encourage you to visit us at our guild on Boardgamegeek to get involved in a continuing discussion of our topics. Ludology is part of The Dice Tower Network, the premier board game media network.
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|Ludology Episode 56 - License to Thrill||1:02:02||05/19/2013||Licnesed games like X-Wing and the upcoming Star Trek: Attack Wing are hugely popular. But how is designing a game with a license different? Ryan and Geoff are pleased to welcome back guest Andr…|
|GameTek Classic 55 - Intransitive Dice||8:29||05/12/2013||In this classic GameTek, Geoff looks at intransitive dice - Dice where die A tends to beat die B, which tends to beat die C, which tends to beat die A. This was a big topic of discussion on the Dice T…|
|Ludology Episode 55 - The Box is Half Full||1:13:51||05/05/2013||Ryan and Geoff reivew the status of "Trading in the Mediterranean", their publicly-developed board game. After talking about the current version and how it has evolved, they talk about what's working …|
|GameTek Classic 54 - Designing Word Games||26:32||04/28/2013||In this classic GameTek, Geoff interviews Gil Hova, who designed the game Prolix, about the different concerns in designing a word game versus other genres of games. Duration: 26:35|
|Ludology Episode 54 - The Long and the Short of it.||1:04:09||04/21/2013||Ryan and Geoff discuss the interplay between short and long-term objectives in games. How can designers use these to create a richer game experience? What impact do they have on complexity and the lea…|
|GameTek Classic 53 - Quantum Tic-Tac-Toe||6:55||04/14/2013||In this classic GameTek, Geoff continues talking about Entanglement and quantum physics by introducing the game Quantum Tic-Tac-Toe. Check out the full rules on Wikipedia, which also links to se…|
|Ludology Episode 53 - PAX Ludologica||1:00:55||04/07/2013||This special episode of Ludology is a recording of a game design panel Geoff particiated in at PAX East 2013, in Boston. The topic was "Impact of Video Game Design Techniques on Board Games". Joining …|
|GameTek Classic 52 - Entanglement||8:57||03/31/2013||In this classic Gametek, Geoff talks about Entanglement, Quantum Mechanics, and why our intuition about probability can be woefully incorrect. One of Geoff's favorite episodes! Duration: 09:00 This ep…|
|Ludology Episode 52 - Let's Make a Deal!||1:13:11||03/24/2013||This episode Ryan and Geoff tackle games that feature negotiation, either as a designed-in feature, or a by-product of the player interactions. What features make for a great negotiation game? W…|
|GameTek Classic 51 - Regret||6:29||03/17/2013||In this classic GameTek, Geoff examines regret - why we would rather not make a choice at all, rather than make it and have it not work out. Duration: 6:26|