The State of Games, Episode 26 – The One About Getting Lucky

There are many divisive subjects within the realm of the board game hobby, but none seem as bold nor more passionately discussed than luck. Luck defines genres, often determines the difference between abstract and Ameritrash, and, for some, can determine whether a game is fun or a flop. So come on in, listen to us ramble, and get lucky!

Links to games mentioned on the podcast:

Happy Birthday, Robot

Do: Pilgrims of the Flying Temple

Belle of the Ball


Settlers of Catan

Ticket to Ride


Puerto Rico

San Juan

Alien Frontiers



Sandwich City

Garden Dice


VivaJava: The Coffee Game (Funding completed, and headed to the printer!)

Carnival (It’s here, and ready for you to enjoy!)


And, finally:

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