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October 23, 2021 @ 11:37 pm

Ep 91: A Conversation With Jason Perez On Colonialism In Board Games

Marc sits down with Jason Perez from Shelf Stories to talk about colonialism in board games. Along the way they also touch on social media, moral philosophy, and a couple of tangential rants, as is tradition. 

0:30 - Jason's projects
9:25 - Critique of Puerto Rico
25:40 - Endeavor: Age of Sail and the challenge of moral consequences
30:50 - Marc's tangential rant about (and spoiling) The Last Duel
34:39 - Jason gets his own tangential rant in for good measure
38:50 - Recognizing the player's perspectives
41:33 - The way social media distorts our perspective
52:36 - Everyone seems to care more about hypocrisy than the issues
59:16 - What to do as a designer
1:05:16 - Fantasy/Sci-fi colonization games
1:08:24 - Cultivating a better community

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Music: Sailing The Solar Wind by Abstraction

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