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Erica Hayes-Bouyouris, Sen-Foong Lim
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Welcome to Ludology, an analytical discussion of the how’s and why’s of the world of board games. Rather than news and reviews, Ludology explores a variety of topics about games from a wider lens, and discusses game history, game design and game players. Ludology is part of The Dice Tower Network, the premier board game media network.


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Latest Episodes

It's a celebration! To mark the 300th episode of Ludology, Erica and Sen invite some of the past hosts (including co-founders Geoff Engelstein and Ryan Sturm, Scott Rogers, and Emma Larkins) to share some of their most impactful memories about the ga... more

17 hours ago

Sen and Erica sit down with Matt Paquette, graphic designer behind many of the games on your shelves, to discuss how he lays out all of the information needed to play a game in a logically flowing and concise visual hierarchy, specifically talking ab... more

14 days ago

Erica and Sen talk with Carlos Flores and Eric Zimmerman about the recently released Green Games Guide, a document chock full of sustainable goodness for those in the tabletop industry hoping to lessen their products' impact on the environment. Find ... more

a month ago


4.8 out of 5 stars from 478 ratings
  • Ex-CIA? The organization behind a ton of drug smuggling and numerous coups? You have some colorful guests on this show.

    Joel Enwald
    2 months ago
  • This is an excellent game design podcast, maybe the best! I've learned a ton. just a bit surprised that in the first 200 or so episodes you have not had a single woman as a guest. Looking forward to hearing the rest of the episodes!

    Joel Enwald
    4 months ago
  • I expected more depth than is on offer.

    Podcast Addict
    10 months ago
  • Great education on game design, focusing on boardgames but eventually expanding quite a bit.

    Podcast Addict
    Brendan P
    a year ago
  • Just keeps getting better!

    Been on board since the oldey days and every crew shift improves it!

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa year ago

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