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Games and Books covered on GameBookClub, a ~monthly podcast about the cross-talk between table top games and other pieces of cultural media, viewed in the tradition of comparative analysis. Hosted by Brett (via Chicago), Mike and Andy (from Oklahoma City). Occasional guests to also feature!

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1. Board Game: Miscellaneous Game Book [Average Rating:6.64 Overall Rank:12618]
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Episode 1: An Auspicious Beginning

Welcome to GameBookClub! Episode 1 serves as an introduction to our stakeholders in the primary discussions to be had on our podcast: Mike, Brett & Andy. Here we attempt to define "GameBookClub", lay out our primary goals and motivations for the podcast, contextualize our own backgrounds via personal 'gamer biographies', and discuss possible future directions for the show. Thanks and hope you enjoy!

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2. Board Game: John Company [Average Rating:7.48 Overall Rank:1486]
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Episode 2: A Company Man

In Episode 2, Brett, Andy and Mike discuss Cole Wehrle and Sierra Madre Games' title, John Company, in the context of reading John Keay's The Honourable Company.

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3. Board Game: Fire in the Lake [Average Rating:8.07 Overall Rank:421]
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In Episode 3, Brett, Andy and Mike discuss Mark Herman and Volko Ruhnke's COIN game 'Fire in the Lake' as well as 'The Vietnam War', a 10-part documentary series by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Geoffrey Ward.





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4. Board Game: Dune [Average Rating:8.09 Overall Rank:235]
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Episode 4: How You Dune?

In Episode 4, Brett, Andy and Mike discuss Frank Herbert's SciFi classic Dune, as well as the Dune board game (designed by Bill Eberle, Jack Kittredge, & Peter Olotka), originally published by Avalon Hill and most recently by Gale Force Nine.




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5. Board Game: VOC! Founding the Dutch East Indies Company [Average Rating:6.06 Overall Rank:8466]
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In Episode 5, Andy, Brett & Mike reflect on gaming in 2019, analyzed through lens of Johan Huizinga's foundational anthropological game studies text, 'Homo Ludens'.

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6. Board Game: 1830: Railways & Robber Barons [Average Rating:7.87 Overall Rank:211]
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Episode 6: Train of Thought

In episode 6, Mike, Brett and Andy return to discuss Jason Begy's journal article 'Board Games and the Construction of Cultural Memory'. We reference the train games 1830, Age of Steam and Empire Builder.

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