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A podcast about the cross-talk between table top games and other pieces of cultural media, viewed in the tradition of comparative analysis.

A podcast about the cross-talk between table top games and other pieces of cultural media, viewed in the tradition of comparative analysis.
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United States

Description:

A podcast about the cross-talk between table top games and other pieces of cultural media, viewed in the tradition of comparative analysis.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 4 - How You Dune?

12/4/2019
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In Episode 4, Brett, Andy and Mike discuss Frank Herbert's SciFi classic Dune, as well as the Dune board game (designed by Bill Eberle, Jack Kittredge, & Peter Olotka), originally published by Avalon Hill and most recently by Gale Force Nine.

Duration:02:01:07

Episode 3 - Good Evening, Vietnam

10/20/2019
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In Episode 3, Brett, Andy and Mike discuss Mark Herman and Volko Ruhnke's COIN game 'Fire in the Lake' as well as 'The Vietnam War', a 10-part documentary series by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Geoffrey Ward.

Duration:01:42:39

Episode 2 - A Company Man

9/14/2019
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In Episode 2, Brett, Andy and Mike discuss Cole Wehrle and Sierra Madre Games' title, John Company, in the context of reading John Keay's The Honourable Company. (Please note, I refer to this as Episode 1 in the intro, but it is in fact Episode 2)

Duration:01:56:56

Episode 1 - An Auspicious Beginning

8/19/2019
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Welcome to GameBookClub! Episode 1 serves as an introduction to our stakeholders in the primary discussions to be had on our podcast: Mike, Brett & Andy. Here we attempt to define "GameBookClub", lay out our primary goals and motivations for the podcast, contextualize our own backgrounds via personal 'gamer biographies', and discuss possible future directions for the show. Thanks and hope you enjoy!

Duration:01:05:06