Low Player Count #51: A Way With Words
In Episode 51, the Low Player Count crew discusses a multitude of boardgaming terms from solo vs solitaire to automa vs AI, why they matter, and why rulebooks should be well-written. They also chat about Raxxon from Plaid Hat Games, give away a copy of Targi, and tell you to support Watch It Played’s Season 7.
01:00 - In Alaska...
02:44 - Ducklings on Kickstarter
04:24 - The Plaid Hat Raxxon Giveaway!
11:30 - The Raxxon Winners
19:00 - A Ridiculous Targi Giveaway Contest
23:22 - Rodney Smith’s Watch It Played’s Indiegogo
25:44 - boooooooooooooardgametables.com
26:21 - A Way With Words
30:30 - Description vs. Gameplay Dissonance
35:30 - Specific v. Generic Terminology
39:44 - Jamie Maltman, Man of Words, Consistent Verbiage
45:50 - Rulebook Lingo
46:45 - Unspecific Term Usage in Game Teaching
48:50 - Porting Over Known Terms
50:30 - Known v. New Concept Terms
61:00 - “Controversial” Gaming Terms
95:50 - Gaming Genres Series
95:56 - End Bits