BGB Podcast #162 – God Does Not Play Dice

I was going to make a joke about Yahtzee: The Card Game, but it already exists.

We’re seeing a lot more versions of games that are X: The Dice Game or Y: The Card Game. These are (usually) simplified takes on beloved classics, but often end up changing the feel of the game dramatically. We discuss when we think this formula works, and when it really doesn’t. Before we cast the die, we talk about Gods Love Dinosaurs, Nanga Parbat, and Ra: The Dice Game.

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03:37 – Gods Love Dinosaurs
09:50 – Nanga Parbat
18:22 – Ra: The Dice Game
23:17 – Tekhenu: Obelisk of the Sun
24:33 – Ra
27:13 – One Night Ultimate Werewolf
28:30 – Dice and card game spinoffs
32:46 – Troyes
32:46 – Tournay
33:17 – Troyes Dice
35:44 – Biblios Dice
36:46 – Zooloretto: The Dice Game
39:10 – Camel Up Cards
41:55 – Istanbul: The Dice Game
42:54 – Roll for the Galaxy
45:55 – Azul
46:41 – Gùgōng
48:40 – The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine
49:33 – No Thanks
50:01 – Sidereal Confluence: Trading and Negotiation in the Elysian Quadrant

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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