Ludology: Biography of a Board Sport Traditional 268.5



Welcome to Ludology, an analytical dialogue of the hows and whys of the world of board video games. Moderately than information and opinions, Ludology explores a wide range of matters about video games from a wider lens, in addition to focus on recreation historical past, recreation design and recreation gamers.

We put up a brand new Ludology episode each different week. In these episodes, hosts Erica Bouyouris and Sen-Foong Lim deep-dive right into a single matter inside recreation design, typically with a well-regarded visitor from the sport business. We typically concentrate on tabletop recreation design (primarily board video games and RPGs), however we frequently pull in specialists from all types of video games, from video video games to flee rooms to fit machines.

On weeks the place there isn’t any flagship Ludology episode, we’ll alternate between two smaller mini-sodes. Erica and Sen are at the moment in the hunt for content material creators for these 5-15 minute slots, so please attain out when you’ve got concepts!

Our Historical past

We goal for many Ludology episodes to be timeless, so you’re welcome to discover our whole catalog. Most of it ought to age fairly nicely. The podcast was began in 2011 by Geoff Engelstein and Ryan Sturm, with Mike Fitzgerald taking up for Ryan in 2015. Gil and Scott joined the present in 2017 when Mike stepped apart, and Emma joined in 2019 when Geoff ended his tenure as host. Emma left in 2021, and Erica and Sen joined us. Since then, Scott stepped down in 2022 and Gil might be hanging up his mic in 2023, leaving Erica and Sen to hold on this wonderful legacy.

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Have your personal ideas about our matters? We encourage you to go to us at our guild on Boardgamegeek to get entangled in a unbroken dialogue.

You may as well electronic mail us at [email protected].

Ludology is a part of The Dice Tower Network, the premier board recreation media community.

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