BGB Podcast #52 – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Theme

The crimes of fiddly worlds.

Sometimes you’re not looking to win or lose, you’re looking for an experience. A lot of games promise to deliver thematic gameplay, but what does that mean for the mechanics? Does it have to be one without the other? Before we set the mood, we talk about Nusfjord, Paper Tales, and Nemesis.

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Timecodes:

03:25 – Nusfjord
09:43 – Paper Tales
15:25 – Nemesis
25:34 – Thematic Games We Like
26:08 – Mansions of Madness: Second Edition
29:58 – Nothing Personal
31:16 – Gloomhaven
31:35 – Android: Netrunner
32:05 – Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game
33:19 – Captain Sonar
36:45 – The Resistance
37:48 – The Grizzled
39:19 – Dune

Thank you to Heart Society for generously letting us use What’s On Your Mind, Kid? from their album Wake the Queens.

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