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The Play to Win Podcast from Aconyte Books – Series 1: Everybody Wins by James Wallis

The Play to Win Podcast from Aconyte Books – Series 1: Everybody Wins by James Wallis

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This is the Play to Win Podcast from Aconyte Books. This first series of the podcast accompanies the book Everybody Wins: Four Decades of the Greatest Board Games Ever Made by James Wallis, charting the rise of the modern board game over the past forty years. In this accompanying podcast series, James chats with some of the people who were there to see it happen.
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Episode 3 – The Golden Age
Episode 3 – The Golden Age
This is the Play to Win Podcast from Aconyte Books. This first series of the podcast accompanies the book Everybody Wins: Four Decades of the Greatest Board Games Ever Made by James Wallis. In this episode, James discusses tabletop gaming's Golden Age of the 1990s with two of its central figures – Peter Adkison, founder of Wizards of the Coast and the man who first published Magic: The Gathering, and John Kovalic, designer of Apples to Apples, creator of Dork Tower, and illustrator of the legendary Munchkin card game.  If you enjoyed this podcast, visit www.aconytebooks.com for more information on Everybody Wins: Four Decades of the Greatest Board Games Ever Made by James Wallis.
01:01:51
January 23, 2023
Episode 2 – Settlers & Co
Episode 2 – Settlers & Co
This is the Play to Win Podcast from Aconyte Books. This first series of the podcast accompanies the book Everybody Wins: Four Decades of the Greatest Board Games Ever Made by James Wallis. In this episode, James chats with two of the most significant figures in the British games industry from the 1980s onwards – legendary Games Workshop games designer Jervis Johnson and Fighting Fantasy editor and founder of Black Library Marc Gascoigne. If you enjoyed this podcast, visit www.aconytebooks.com for more information on Everybody Wins: Four Decades of the Greatest Board Games Ever Made by James Wallis.
01:29:29
January 10, 2023
Episode 1 – Opening Moves
Episode 1 – Opening Moves
This is the Play to Win Podcast from Aconyte Books. This first series of the podcast accompanies the book Everybody Wins: Four Decades of the Greatest Board Games Ever Made by James Wallis. In this first episode, James chats with two giant figures from the gaming world of the 1970s – Sir Ian Livingstone, founder of Games Workshop, and David Parlett, designer of Hare & Tortoise, the first game ever to be awarded the prestigious Spiel des Jahres (Game of the Year) Award.  If you enjoyed this podcast, visit www.aconytebooks.com for more information on Everybody Wins: Four Decades of the Greatest Board Games Ever Made by James Wallis.
55:05
December 19, 2022