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Episode 8 – Tournament Game Master Basics Part 4: Scary Being the GM!

In this episode, I conclude the series covering the basics of running a game tournament. Rob Kircher co-hosts and my son Rich joins us as we review how GMing can go wrong based on our WBC 2015 adventures and misadventures. … Continue reading

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Episode 7 – Tournament Game Master Basics Part 3: Be the GM!

In this episode, I conclude the series covering the basics of running a game tournament.   Rob Kircher co-hosts  and my son Rich joins us as we explore the problems that can come up when running a tournament. Alas, we discuss … Continue reading

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Episode 6 – Tournament Game Master Basics Part 2: Sadly, Paperwork

In this episode, I continue the series covering the basics of running a game tournament.   Rob Kircher co-hosts as we explain the nuts and bolts and documentation aspects of running a tournament. Below are links to example documents we reference … Continue reading

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Episode 5 – A New Beginning: Tournament Game Master Basics

In this episode, I restart my podcasts with a series covering the basics of running a game tournament.  I realized that only a handful of people know how to organize and run a board game tournament. We learned by apprenticing … Continue reading

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Episode 4 – Puerto Rico the Beginning

In this episode, I start a series on playing Puerto Rico and I interview Andy Latto, an incredibly good player and a nice guy to play with. I’ll present what I think every Puerto Rico player should understand right after … Continue reading

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Episode 3 – Just Enough Math & Meet the Other Sheas!

In this episode I attempt to cover enough probability to help you make better decisions in games, without giving you so much that you fall asleep behind the wheel and drive into a ditch. I interview the gamingest family that … Continue reading

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Episode 2 – Be Ready to Play Better

In this episode, I concentrate on what you can do to play better that has nothing to do with the games or their rules. There is an interview with Rob Kircher. Rob is the Board Game Room Director at Total … Continue reading

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Episode 1 – Introduction

Finally the 1st episode is complete. Aside from an introduction, there are the first rules of learning to play competitively, and an interview with Richard J. Shay plus information on Total Confusion, my favorite small convention with tournaments, from its … Continue reading

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