Sun, 26 October 2014
In this classic GameTek, Geoff discusses expectation value, and how it can be used - and misused - in games.
Direct download: GameTek_Classic_90_-_Expectation_Value_Revisited.mp3
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Sun, 19 October 2014
Ryan and Geoff take a close look at the body of work of Reiner Knizia, one of the most influential and prolific designers of the modern era.
What common threads run through Knizia's work? What lasting impact has he had on the hobby? What are the highlights, lowlights, and hidden gems of his oeuvre? And just how do you pronounce 'oeuvre' anyway?
Sun, 12 October 2014
In this classic GameTek, Geoff talks about putting tiles down without repeating any patterns.
Sun, 5 October 2014
Ryan and Geoff are very pleased to welcome guest Jordan Weisman, founder of FASA, Wizkids, and Harebrained Schemes, and designer of Battletech, Heroclix, and the just-released Golem Arcana.
Jordan joins us to discuss incorporating digital technology, like smartphones and tablets, into the realm of the board game. What special considerations need to be given to the design? Is the technology hobbling or liberating? And what will the future hold for hybrids?