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Three Moves Ahead is the leading strategy game themed podcast on the internet. Every week a panel of knowledgeable gamers with strong opinions meets to talk about the strategy and war games of the day, design issues and games in the wider world.

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It's a full house this week, as Len is joined by Ian Boudreau, Luke Plunkett, Mike Williams, and Ruth Cassidy to perform a bit of an autopsy on Millennia, C Prompt and Paradox's take at a Civ-like historical 4X. We all came away with a bit of a bad t... more

15 days ago

This is a preview of this month's Patreon episode. Check out the extended version at! Join Len, FatherLorris, and Lord Lambert as we get the NoCB Cast band back together to talk for 3.5 hours about Paradox Tinto's "Project Caesar," wh... more

23 days ago

Len, Jon, and Mike Williams deal out a hand or two of Balatro. It's poker? Sort of? Not really? Poker with boss battles. Poker with booster packs. Poker with tarot cards? We don't hold our opinions close to our chest as we try to apply some kind of t... more

a month ago

Len, Jon, and Mike Williams sit down to discuss the strategy and strategy-adjacent demos that caught our eyes in Steam Next Fest. Jon played 50 (!) of them, and several were actually good! Also like, where are all the aliens, for real though?

2 months ago


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4.8 out of 5 stars from 825 ratings
  • What gaming podcasts should be

    Informed experienced strategy game fans talking about what they know. Unlike nearly every games podcast this isn’t the exact same discussion every week about the same 3 big budget games stating the same boring viewpoints over and over. These are genuine, informed, experienced fans and professionals discussing games they love in a genre they love. It’s detailed, interesting, and exactly what games podcasts should be.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 months ago
  • Great gamer podcast

    I’ve been a fan of Rob Zacny and his reviews and opinions of strategy games for years, in print and other podcasts. Although he isn’t on every cast the crew, Len/Ian/Rowan, are doing an excellent job. I’ve only recently rediscovered my love of RTS and strategy games and I’ve been binging on older episodes. Highly recommend this cast

    Apple Podcasts
    United States3 months ago
  • Like your podcast, dont like this episode

    came here to listen to some guys talking about 40k. more

    Apple Podcasts
    Germany3 months ago
  • Older episodes were decent.

    If you want to talk politics then be a political podcast (but first please learn to think for yourselves). more

    Apple Podcasts
    United States9 months ago
  • Could be 5 stars but. ..

    Holy cow the dude typing violently in my headphones during the discussion is so distracting and unprofessional.

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa year ago

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