November 6, 2023
Welcome back to Crowdfunding Nerds, episode 151! Today we’re thrilled to have Joe Slack with us. Ever wondered what makes a board game irresistible?
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Welcome back to Crowdfunding Nerds, episode 151! Today we’re thrilled to have Joe Slack with us. Ever wondered what makes a board game irresistible? It’s all about the ‘table presence’! In this episode, we delve into the key elements that contribute to a game’s allure, such as color, unique components, and physical presence on the table. We also emphasize the importance of player feedback in shaping the game and creating an immersive experience.
Throughout the episode, we highlight games that nailed ‘table presence,’ like Dark Tower and Fireball Island, and discuss how they balance attractive setups with solid mechanics. We wrap up by discussing the impact of playtesting and how the physical table can influence the game’s experience. So, ready to dive deep into the world of board games?
00:01 – Exploring the Concept of Table Presence
20:13 – Games that Excel in Table Presence
35:00 – The Impact of Playtesting and Physical Table on Gaming Experience.
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