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Low Player Count

Low Player Count is a bi-weekly podcast devoted to thinking about, sometimes reviewing, but mostly discussing solo and two player boardgames and their place in the current board gaming culture. Instead of just doing reviews, we aim to dissect the larger boardgames industry through our discussions of one and two-player games, occasionally focusing on a specific game. We are three guys with a wide range of gaming interests and tastes, but all have an affinity for solo and two-player boardgames.
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Now displaying: April, 2016
Apr 24, 2016

If You Buy One Game is a minisode series where the individual Low Player Count crew and friends across the boardgames universe can individually discuss and review a game of their choice, based on theme, topic, or even time of year.

This episode? Our favorite relaxing games!

0:35 - Kerensa and Brandon’s pick: Carcassonne
4:31 - Patrick’s pick: Telestrations
9:31 - Shawn’s pick: Eldritch Horror
17:58 - Kimberly’s pick: Jaipur
20:12 - Travis’ pick: Mr. Cabbagehead’s Garden Game
24:21 - Richard’s pick: Takenoko
26:57 - Cliff’s pick: Patchwork
32:53 - Donny’s pick: Birds of a Feather
35:14 - Chris’ pick: Tokaido

 

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Apr 17, 2016

In Episode 26, the Low Player Count crew is joined by the one and only Rodney Smith from Watch It Played! They discuss the topic of learning and teaching games, the roles learners and teachers have, and a few questions for Rodney on some of his favorite low player count games.

Times:
2:10 - Learning & Teaching Games
3:38 - The Role of the Teacher & Learner
9:00 - How to Learn on Your Own
15:25 - How to Order Instruction
20:35 - Who Are You Teaching and How Do You Learn?
29:55 - Tips & Pitfalls in Teaching
32:10 - Teaching Across Age Gaps
40:20 - Boardgametables.com!
40:46 - Favorite Low Player Count Games
45:40 - Miniatures Games
49:30 - Which Watch It Played Video was the Hardest?
53:35 - Does Rodney Teach Games for his Game Group?
57:50 - The Watch It Played Plug
58:30 - End Bits

 

 

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Apr 10, 2016

In this minisode of Travis Gets Heavy, Travis gets to interview Harold Buchanan, designer of the latest breakout hit from the GMT Games COIN Series, Liberty or Death. They discuss conception, game design, developing process, the future and more.

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Apr 3, 2016

In Episode 25, the Low Player Count crew celebrates its one year anniversary of being a podcast! They dig into the mailbag to answer listener questions about themselves, the show, and more, while also revealing the winner to their Empires In America contest. Oh, and shirts are for sale!

Times:
1:45 - Empires in America Contest Giveaway!
2:10 - A BGG Guild Milestone
7:50 - Shirts for Sale!
9:50 - boardgametables.com
10:35 - The Questions & Answers
95:55 - End Bits

Shirts available here.

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