Episode 41 – Lore in Games

 

In Episode 41, the Low Player Count crew sits down to discuss Lore in games, what draws them in, and what makes a good lore. They also banter about games they have recently acquired and games they want to get rid of.

Time:
01:24 – Game Acquisition Rundown
04:22 – 18 Card Game Design Challenge
05:55 – Donny’s Reunification
16:30 – Games We are Trying to Un-Acquire
22:20 – Revisit Austerity 2017
23:20 – Tubthumping
24:24 – boardgametables.com
24:55 – Lore in Games
25:38 – Distinction Between Theme and Lore
27:45 – Spice Wars!
31:10 – The Definition of Lore
32:37 – Lore within the Game vs. Lore Outside of the Game
37:35 – Worlds Created within Games We Love
50:30 – When Lore Gets in the Way
55:45 – What is it about Lore that Grabs You?
61:32 – Does Lore Help with Solo Gaming?
63:45 – Mini-Topics!
64:40 – End Bits

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Theme Music:
Ray Gun – FasterFasterBrighter (Blue Dot Sessions) / CC BY-NC 4.0
DelRay – Flattered (Blue Dot Sessions) / CC BY-NC 4.0

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