PMP#108: Board Game Ideology
Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast · 57 minutes ·

PMP#108: Board Game Ideology

As board games are becoming increasingly popular with adults, we ask: What's the relationship between a board game's mechanics and its narrative? Does the "message" of a board game matter?

Mark is joined by game designer Tommy Maranges, educator Michelle Parrinello-Cason, and ex-philosopher Al Baker to talk about re-skinning games, designing player experiences, play styles, game complexity, and more.

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