Pick Up & Deliver 280: The Board Game 180-Degree Rule – Brendan discusses the film concept of the 180-degree rule, what it means, and how it translates to Board Game Design, then considers a few games that perhaps break the Board Game 180-degree rule.
Pick Up & Deliver 179: The Alpha Gamer Problem – Brendan shares his recent experience and thinking about the problem of “quarterbacking” or “alpha gaming” in cooperative board games.
On this, the birthday of the United States, Brendan reflects on some relevant themes for the fourth of July and some games that relate to them. Join us! Games mentioned: A Few Acres of Snow Small World Monopoly Diplomacy Axis
Brendan discusses another designer he enjoys who holds a prominent place in his collection. Today, it’s Antoine Bauza. Significant mentions: Tokaido Takenoko Hanabi 7 Wonders Bruce Glassco Ghost Stories Listen below or download the audio file: 025: Antoine Bauza (mp3)
Join us for our new podcast, Pick Up and Deliver, in which we share thoughts about board games in brief chunks, the time it takes to walk home from the train after work. Brendan shares his thoughts about the definitions of