BGB Podcast #235: The Twin Game Showdown

There’s a phenomenon called twin films, where competing studios release very similar movies at the same time. We imagine the same idea in board game land, and highlight some of the biggest board game grudge matches – and judge which game we think came out on top. Before there can be only one, we talk about Viking See-Saw, Dandelions, Codex Naturalis, and Luna.

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02:38 – Viking See-Saw
05:32 – Dandelions
13:09 – Codex Naturalis
17:52 – Luna
28:30 – Twin game matchups
30:46 – Azul
30:46 – Sagrada
31:35 – Century: Spice Road
31:35 – Splendor
32:28 – Race for the Galaxy
33:28 – Roll for the Galaxy
33:45 – Dune: Imperium
33:45 – Lost Ruins of Arnak
35:08 – Cascadia
35:08 – Wingspan
36:29 – Eclipse
36:29 – Twilight Imperium: Fourth Edition
37:29 – Codenames
37:29 – Decrypto
37:47 – Ark Nova
37:47 – Terraforming Mars
38:19 – Azul vs. Sagrada 
40:13 – Century: Spice Road vs. Splendor 
42:48 – Race for the Galaxy vs. Roll for the Galaxy
45:43 – Dune: Imperium vs. Lost Ruins of Arnak
48:22 – Cascadia vs. Wingspan
51:22 – Eclipse vs. Twilight Imperium: Fourth Edition
51:52 – Codenames vs. Decrypto
54:13 – Ark Nova vs. Terraforming Mars

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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