We read a lot of articles, listen to a lot of podcasts, and watch a lot of videos all about board games every week. So we thought we would bring the best board game links we find to you. So if you want to catch up on a week of board game related stuff in just a few clicks, this is your place.
Roll and Move – Ludology Podcast
The Ludology Podcast welcomes the Flip the Table podcast on to talk about the roll and move mechanism. Take a listen, it is way more interesting than it sounds.
Newness and Expansions – Daily Worker Placement
Lindsay writes about expansions and keeping games feeling new over at the Daily Worker Placement.
A Galaxy at War – Fantasy Flight Games
FFG gives us some more details about the upcoming Rebellion expansion including new units and new combat mechanisms.
Daryl Andrews interviewed – Board Game Design Lab Podcast
Prolific designer Daryl Andrews answers questions about pitching games, designing multiple games at the same time and much more. Lots of great stuff here if you are a designer.
Rob Daviau interviewed – Mojo Nation
Rob Daviau gives details about the upcoming and hotly anticipated Pandemic Legacy Season 2 and talks about the design.
Simple is (often) boring – Hyperbole Games
Grant Rodiek (designer of Cry Havoc, Hocus, and others) writes about keeping games mechanically simple while adding complexity through social interaction.
10 Games Better than Monopoly – The Dice Tower
Tom Vasel presents 10 games that are better than Monopoly and can replace it as a standard.
Container 10th Anniversary – Kickstarter
The 10th anniversary edition of Container is now on Kickstarter
Ask Steve Anything – The Secret Cabal Express Podcast
The internet asks Steve from the Secret Cabal, literally, anything.
Thinky Fillers – Heavy Cardboard Podcast
Not all fillers are light games. Heavy Cardboard gives a rundown of some filler games that fall on the thinkier side.
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