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Games as a Priority

Games as a Priority

We can say family time is important, but look at your schedule to find out where your priorities truly lie. It doesn’t take a lot of time or effort to play table-top games with your kids, and the pay-off is close family bonds. Read More

The Dice Section #32: ‘Bad Detectives’

The Dice Section #32: ‘Bad Detectives’

The Dice Section is a podcast about tabletop games and what makes them great. In the latest episode, we revisit to ‘New Bedford’ because it’s our new favorite worker-placin’, city-buildin’, whale-huntin’ game. Then we talk about the winner of 2015’s Tabletop Deathmatch competition, ‘Bad Detectives’, a tile placement game about terrible cops solving a murder in the worst possible way. Read More

GBBP 73: Reiner Knizia

GBBP 73: Reiner Knizia

This week, we get our game on with none other than Reiner Knizia. We chat about his games, the importance of awards (he was just nominated yet again for the children’s version of the Spiel des Jahres), the balance of theme vs mechanics, whether playing games is essential to human nature, and what he thinks epitomizes a Reiner Knizia game. Read More