BGB Podcast #122 – Strongest Starter

It’s Grookey.

When you’re playing a game for the first time, and barely know what you’re even doing, how do you even begin to strategize? That’s what we’re asking ourselves this week, as we explore some of our approaches to first plays, how we evaluate the game space, and well, win. Before we push levers, we talk about Orléans: Invasion, Zoned Out, Santorini, and Mini Express.

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02:03 – Orléans: Invasion
09:48 – Zoned Out
16:42 – Bronze Age
17:54 – Santorini
23:28 – Mini Express
32:40 – How We Approach First Games
37:53 – Troyes
38:47 – 7 Wonders
45:26 – Kemet
48:06 – Barrage
50:05 – No Thanks!
51:13 – Ra

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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