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The State of Game is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by me - a board game designer and publisher - and two published board game designers as co-hosts. The podcast has been covering board games and the industry for 7 years, and we just launched our 144th episode. We'd love to spread the love of board games to new listeners on TuneIn!

The State of Game is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by me - a board game designer and publisher - and two published board game designers as co-hosts. The podcast has been covering board games and the industry for 7 years, and we just launched our 144th episode. We'd love to spread the love of board games to new listeners on TuneIn!
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The State of Game is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by me - a board game designer and publisher - and two published board game designers as co-hosts. The podcast has been covering board games and the industry for 7 years, and we just launched our 144th episode. We'd love to spread the love of board games to new listeners on TuneIn!

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English

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9192608029


Episodes

The One About Mutually Assured Destruction

9/5/2018
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In this episode Chris and TC are joined by special guest Matt Riddle to delve deep into global thermonuclear war, the Prisoner’s Dilemma, evolutionary metagaming and other cerebral subjects related to the mathematical analysis of Game Theory. All this, plus strange business practices, Space Base, Welcome To..., cannibalism, End of the Trail, Nyet, Through the Desert, deconstructing two-player game mechanics, Between Two Cities of Mad King Ludwig, Jaipur, Infamous, & more!

Duration:02:09:29

The One About Gen Con 2018

8/15/2018
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In this episode, Chris, Darrell, and TC recount the action, excitement, games, and spectacle from North America’s biggest gaming convention, Gen Con! All this, plus the joys of flax scutching, secret lunch spots, previews of The Artemis Project and The Stygian Society, cupcakes in a cup, Gizmos, Tower of Madness, benefits of Lucas Oil Stadium, Scarabya, the Iron Design Challenge, Lucky’s Misadventures, Jekyll & Hyde, and so much more!

Duration:02:28:16

The One About the Top 5 Games EVER

7/20/2018
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In this episode Chris, Darrell, and TC share a list of the top 5 board games as submitted by listeners of the podcast and then share their own personal top 5s of all time. All this, plus tales from Dice Tower Con, Root, Carthago, Kickstarter scams, Monopoly in the 41st millennium, diet soda supertasters, Dungeons & Doggies, Caper, My Little Scythe, why Darrell compares himself to Stephen King, The Flow of History, a dip into the listener mailbag, & more!

Duration:02:36:53

The One About Origins 2018

6/29/2018
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In this episode, Chris & TC are joined by special guest Brad Smoley as they recap all the adventure, excitement, and bunches of board games played at Origins Game Fair! All this, plus the beautiful Coimbra, a sneak peek at the Target-exclusive Mega Land, some really bad party shuttle karaoke, discovering the Medium between the words butt and crater, Decrypto, Carthago, mining marl in Maastricht, John Corbett, & much more!

Duration:01:45:18