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[5 Jan 2014 | One Comment | ]
The Long View: Agricola

In this episode of The Long View, I’m pleased to be joined once again by Justin Nordstrom as we discuss the modern classic Agricola.

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[19 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
The Long View: Conventions and Compressed Games

In this episode of The Long View, Geof Gambill and I discuss the conventions we attended during the month of November, and three wonderful, compressed games.

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[10 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
The Long View: Pax Porfiriana

The Long View: Pax Porfiriana
In this episode of The Long View, I’m pleased to be joined once again by none other than Martin G as we discuss one of his new, favorite games, Pax Porfiriana. What makes this card game so compelling, challenging and thematic? Is this the Eklund game for everyone? All of these questions and more are answered in this episode of The Long View.

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[28 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
The Long View: Freedom the Underground Railroad

In this episode of The Long View, I am very pleased to be joined by designer Brian Mayer as we discuss his new game, Freedom: The Underground Railroad.

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[26 Oct 2013 | One Comment | ]
The Long View: Andean Abyss and the COIN Series

In this episode of The Long View, I’m pleased to be joined by Joel Eddy as we discuss the fascinating game of Andean Abyss, and the COIN series in general. Along the way, Joel and I discuss the unique aspects of this game, and the themes tackled by designer Volko Ruhnke. Is the COIN system the future of wargames? Does it best model the complex realities of modern conflicts? Find the answers to all of these questions and more in this episode of The Long View.

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[15 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
The Long View: Hammer of the Scots

In this episode of The Long View, I’m pleased to be joined once again by Justin Nordstrom as we discuss the classic game Hammer of the Scots from Columbia Games.

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[27 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]
The Long View: The Birth of America Series

In this episode of The Long View, I’m pleased to be joined by Chad Mekash as we discuss the games of 1812: The Invasion of Canada and 1775: Rebellion from The Birth of America series by Academy Games. During the episode, we discuss what makes these games so successful.

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[20 Sep 2013 | One Comment | ]
The Long View: Le Havre

In this episode of The Long View, I’m very pleased to be joined by none other than Joel Eddy as we discuss the game of Le Havre.

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[27 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
The Long View: Game Design and Development

In this episode of The Long View, I’m joined by special guest Oliver Kiley as we discuss the process of game design and development. Using Oliver’s upcoming game of Hegemonic and my design of Black Diamonds, we review the design process, and how to approach game development through playtesting and feedback. Finally, Oliver gives his insights into pitching a game and getting it published. Discover what it takes to get a game to market in this special episode of The Long View.

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[14 Aug 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
The Long View: St. Petersburg

In this episode of The Long View, I’m pleased to be joined by Eric Brosius and Joe Huber as we explore the game of Saint Petersburg. Along the way, we discuss the theme in this game and the reasons why it has remained relevant for so long. In addition, we discuss what, if anything, makes a game a “super filler”. All of this and more can be found in this episode of The Long View!