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I Can Deal #029: 2016 Retrospective & Beyond!

Adam and CJ are back with a new episode! They take a brief look back at favorite games that came out and that they played in 2016. Also they discussion starts to go towards the future and what 2017 holds for them before the batteries run out. Sorry about that!

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I Can Deal #027: So You Want to Run a RPG?

RPGs are all the rage these days. We have our own adventure running currently (be sure to check it out) and are excited about new episodes and maybe new games. So naturally we have a discussion about running one and the different things you should know if you are new or experienced.

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I Can Deal #026: Sci-fi/Space Themes!

Adam and CJ are back to talk more about themes and this time actually about Sci-fi/space ones. Mechanics that support them and ones that are just pasted on. There’s is also a fun little challenge for you, the listener.

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I Can Deal #025: Fantasy Themes… Mostly

Back at it and back to themes, CJ and Adam try to stay on topic of Fantasy themed board games. Different elements help bring out different themes which help immerse you in the game. What are some of Fantasy ones?

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I Can Deal #023: Convention Season

CJ has returned from vacation and from Gen Con with guest James to talk about board game conventions. The good, the bad, and the empty wallets; this time of year is when all the big cons hit. You should definitely check one out.

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I Can Deal #022: Rule Conveyance

Perhaps one of the important aspects of board games, Adam and CJ discuss rules. From rulebooks to learn rules; some ways of presenting rules are better than others. Is there a best way to make a rulebook? Is teaching better than reading?

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I Can Deal #021: Board Game Story

CJ and Adam both have a good collection of board games among themselves. But there comes a time when you realize you have too many board games and have to lighten the load. How do you decide what stays and what goes? This is something they are looking to tackle in this new episode.

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I Can Deal #020: Narrative in Board Games

Adam and CJ take another stab at recording the topic of narratives in board games; joining them is a guest, Ruth. Three types of narrative are brought up and discussed.

This is same topic that was originally intended for episode seven but was lost due to technical issues. The same issue has appeared but not as bad; forgive the quality for the sake of good discussion.

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