BGB Podcast #179 – Ignorance Is Bliss

Sometimes it’s best not to know, right? You’ve just played a game, and you liked it a lot, but you’re not quite sure whether that faction is quite balanced, or the designers accounted for that winning strategy. Should you find out? Or is it better just to enjoy the game on its own merits? Before we disobey our thirst for knowledge, we talk about Genoa, Durian, The Search for Planet X, and Pavlov’s House.

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02:04 – Genoa
05:50 – Durian
10:52 – The Search for Planet X
20:57 – Pavlov’s House
27:35 – Draft winners
31:30 – Pre/post-game research
33:17 – Splendor
35:30 – Tekhenu: Obelisk of the Sun
39:00 – Cthulhu Wars Duel
39:46 – Chaos in the Old World
40:12 – Root
45:33 – Hallertau
46:39 – Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization

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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