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June 1, 2021 @ 7:28 pm

Ep 82: Reiner Knizia

Amber and Marc are here to talk about perhaps the most prolific board game designer of all time: Reiner Knizia. Going strong since the early 90's, Knizia is a master of making a game no more complex than needed. His games are straightforward and clear--something we see less and less of. Weirdly, this episode is not straightforward, with some truly odd tangents and rants.

1:50 -- Knizia's reputation (and many tangents and rants)
20:24 -- Lost Cities
25:46 -- Battle Line
27:42 -- The Quest for El Dorado
28:49 -- Through the Desert
29:13 -- Medici: The Card Game
30:23 -- Stephenson's Rocket
32:20 -- Babylonia
36:39 -- Abstract isn't the opposite of thematic
39:30 -- My City
43:20 -- Things get...weird
48:02 -- Modern Art

Music: Sailing The Solar Wind by Abstraction

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