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Common Game Types and Play Style Preferences
Episode 322nd August 2023 • The Board Game Triangle • Sara, Tim, and Ken
00:00:00 01:10:07

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We assess what kinds of board gamers exist, their play styles, and how these game types might appeal to certain players!

Games Generally Mentioned:

Twilight Imperium 4th Edition, Ark Nova, Terraforming Mars, Spirit Island, Magic: The Gathering, Talisman, Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Board Game, Two Rooms and A Boom

Game Categories:

Social Deduction - Ultimate Werewolf, Avalon, Secret Hitler

Worker Placement - Viticulture, Lords of Waterdeep, Champions of Midgard, Dune: Imperium, Atlantis Rising

Deck Builders - Magic: The Gathering, Dune: Imperium, Arkham Horror: The Card Game, NetRunner, Dominion

Bag Builders - The Quacks of Quedlinburg, Clank!: A Deck-Building Adventure

Tableau/Engine-Builders - Mechs vs Minions, Everdell, Terraforming Mars, Wingspan, Beyond the Sun

Cooperative - Mechs vs Minions, Atlantis Rising, Spirit Island

RPG - Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), Gloomhaven (and Jaws of the Lion), Descent: Journeys in the Dark

4X (Explore, Exploit, Expand, Exterminate)/Area-Control : Risk, Kemet, Twilight Imperium 4th Edition

[roll/flip] N' Write - Railroad Ink




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