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Insights and Creative Delights with Board Game Design Lab Podcast

Every week GameSpew recommends a podcast that deserves your attention. This week we are recommending the Board Game Design Lab Podcast.

I absolutely love board games. Basically video games without the electricity requirement, they force you to play with real people. A novelty for the oft-solitary video gamer! Podcast Board Game Design Lab takes a look behind the curtain on the process of design and gives you the tricks of the trade.

Podcast of the Week: Board Game Design Lab Podcast

What is it? A series of hints and tips in board game design from industry experts.
Where can I listen? You can listen to an episode that piques your fancy here
Who does it star? A smogasboard of industry talent, hosted by founder Gabe.
Where can I find out more? Everything you want to know about game design and the podcast is available here!


Some board games boast epic strategy and some boast quick, quirky fun. But whatever your fancy, it’s always intriguing to lift the bonnet on what goes into making such a creative product. Board Game Design Lab Podcast has the very best designers of these games feature regularly as guests, giving advice on how to design your very own game.

There is a plethora of topics from the working out intrinsic gaming mechanics, to working with 3D printers to pushing your game on Kickstarter. All of this is presented in a really simple fashion and is filled with experts.

It is a fascinating listen regardless of your plans to create anything yourself. And you never know: it may just inspire you to try.

Want more podcast recommendations? See all previous Podcasts of the Week here.