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A podcast all about going not just Beyond Solitaire, but beyond the board! Join your host, Liz Davidson, for interviews that touch on gaming history, historical games, and the cultural significance of the games we play.

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A podcast all about going not just Beyond Solitaire, but beyond the board! Join your host, Liz Davidson, for interviews that touch on gaming history, historical games, and the cultural significance of the games we play.

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English


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Episode 156 - Pete Pellegrino on Gaming at the Naval War College

5/20/2024
This week on the pod, Pete Pellegrino stops by to discuss his work on large-scale wargames at the Naval War College, as well as the wargames he has created for corporations and schools. Find Pete at: https://www.tabletophistory.net/about Beyond Solitaire is proudly sponsored by Central Michigan University's Center for Learning Through Games and Simulations, where learning can be both playful and compelling. Check them out here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations Check out CMU's game offerings here: https://cmichpress.com/shop/ Sign up for an online game design class here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations/certificate-in-applied-game-design All episodes of my podcast are available here: https://beyondsolitaire.buzzsprout.com/ Enjoy my work? Consider supporting me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/beyondsolitaire or getting me a "coffee" on Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/beyondsolitaire Contact Me: Email: beyondsolitaire at gmail.com Twitter: @beyondsolitaire Instagram: @beyondsolitaire Facebook: www.facebook.com/beyondsolitaire Website: www.beyondsolitaire.net

Duration:01:03:30

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Episode 155 - Andrew Olimpi on Adapting Games for the Classroom

5/13/2024
This week on the pod, my colleague and fellow solo gamer Andrew Olimpi ( @Solitarius_games ) hops on to chat about gaming in the classroom, how to create tension and interest through play in the classroom, and a bit of solo gaming since we can't help ourselves. Beyond Solitaire is proudly sponsored by Central Michigan University's Center for Learning Through Games and Simulations, where learning can be both playful and compelling. Check them out here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations Check out CMU's game offerings here: https://cmichpress.com/shop/ Sign up for an online game design class here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations/certificate-in-applied-game-design All episodes of my podcast are available here: https://beyondsolitaire.buzzsprout.com/ Enjoy my work? Consider supporting me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/beyondsolitaire or getting me a "coffee" on Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/beyondsolitaire Contact Me: Email: beyondsolitaire at gmail.com Twitter: @beyondsolitaire Instagram: @beyondsolitaire Facebook: www.facebook.com/beyondsolitaire Website: www.beyondsolitaire.net

Duration:00:48:55

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Episode 154 - Calvin Wong Tze Loon on Mass Effect

5/6/2024
This week on the pod, writer and game designer Calvin Wong Tze Loon (@ithayla) drops by to discuss the process of designing Mass Effect, which is a co-design with the legendary Eric Lang. Come to hear about Mass Effect, but stay to hear insightful commentary about using board games to create story. Beyond Solitaire is proudly sponsored by Central Michigan University's Center for Learning Through Games and Simulations, where learning can be both playful and compelling. Check them out here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations Check out CMU's game offerings here: https://cmichpress.com/shop/ Sign up for an online game design class here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations/certificate-in-applied-game-design All episodes of my podcast are available here: https://beyondsolitaire.buzzsprout.com/ Enjoy my work? Consider supporting me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/beyondsolitaire or getting me a "coffee" on Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/beyondsolitaire Contact Me: Email: beyondsolitaire at gmail.com Twitter: @beyondsolitaire Instagram: @beyondsolitaire Facebook: www.facebook.com/beyondsolitaire Website: www.beyondsolitaire.net

Duration:01:13:28

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Episode 153 - Holly Black on Enemies and Lovers

4/29/2024
This week on the pod, bestselling YA fantasy author Holly Black stops in to discuss a board game she designed based on her Folk of the Air series! She has a lot of interesting things to say about drafting games vs. books, the narrative potential of games, and more. Enemies and Lovers is a light 2-4 player card game coming to Kickstarter on May 2. KS Link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/hollyblack/enemies-and-lovers-the-crown-of-elfhame Hydrologic Cycle from CMU is on Kickstarter now! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cmu/hydrologic-cycle?ref=discovery Beyond Solitaire is proudly sponsored by Central Michigan University's Center for Learning Through Games and Simulations, where learning can be both playful and compelling. Check them out here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations Check out CMU's game offerings here: https://cmichpress.com/shop/ Sign up for an online game design class here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations/certificate-in-applied-game-design All episodes of my podcast are available here: https://beyondsolitaire.buzzsprout.com/ Enjoy my work? Consider supporting me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/beyondsolitaire or getting me a "coffee" on Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/beyondsolitaire Contact Me: Email: beyondsolitaire at gmail.com Twitter: @beyondsolitaire Instagram: @beyondsolitaire Facebook: www.facebook.com/beyondsolitaire Website: www.beyondsolitaire.net

Duration:00:53:40

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Episode 152 - Eduardo García-Molina on Archaeogaming

4/22/2024
This week on the pod, soon-to-be UChicago PHD Eduardo García-Molina drops into discuss the Seleucids, how he learned to love them through Rome: Total War, and what video games can teach us about ourselves through the ways they present the ancient world. Hydrologic Cycle from CMU is on Kickstarter now! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cmu/hydrologic-cycle?ref=discovery Beyond Solitaire is proudly sponsored by Central Michigan University's Center for Learning Through Games and Simulations, where learning can be both playful and compelling. Check them out here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations Check out CMU's game offerings here: https://cmichpress.com/shop/ Sign up for an online game design class here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations/certificate-in-applied-game-design All episodes of my podcast are available here: https://beyondsolitaire.buzzsprout.com/ Enjoy my work? Consider supporting me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/beyondsolitaire or getting me a "coffee" on Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/beyondsolitaire Contact Me: Email: beyondsolitaire at gmail.com Twitter: @beyondsolitaire Instagram: @beyondsolitaire Facebook: www.facebook.com/beyondsolitaire Website: www.beyondsolitaire.net

Duration:01:08:08

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Episode 151 - Joe Dewhurst on Developing Heavy Games

4/15/2024
This week on the pod, Joe Dewhurst (@joe-dewhurst), a freelance developer who works primarily for GMT, gives his insights into game development and his work on COIN solo bots. Hydrologic Cycle from CMU is on Kickstarter now! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cmu/hydrologic-cycle?ref=discovery Beyond Solitaire is proudly sponsored by Central Michigan University's Center for Learning Through Games and Simulations, where learning can be both playful and compelling. Check them out here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations Check out CMU's game offerings here: https://cmichpress.com/shop/ Sign up for an online game design class here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations/certificate-in-applied-game-design All episodes of my podcast are available here: https://beyondsolitaire.buzzsprout.com/ Enjoy my work? Consider supporting me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/beyondsolitaire or getting me a "coffee" on Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/beyondsolitaire Contact Me: Email: beyondsolitaire at gmail.com Twitter: @beyondsolitaire Instagram: @beyondsolitaire Facebook: www.facebook.com/beyondsolitaire Website: www.beyondsolitaire.net

Duration:00:58:14

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Episode 150 - Elizabeth Hargrave on Science Games + the TTGDA

4/8/2024
This week on the pod, game designer Elizabeth Hargrave drops by to talk science games, design, development, and her newest project, the Tabletop Game Designers Association. Elizabeth Hargrave's site: https://www.elizhargrave.com/ TTGDA: https://www.ttgda.org/ Hydrologic Cycle from CMU is on Kickstarter now! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cmu/hydrologic-cycle?ref=discovery Beyond Solitaire is proudly sponsored by Central Michigan University's Center for Learning Through Games and Simulations, where learning can be both playful and compelling. Check them out here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations Check out CMU's game offerings here: https://cmichpress.com/shop/ Sign up for an online game design class here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations/certificate-in-applied-game-design All episodes of my podcast are available here: https://beyondsolitaire.buzzsprout.com/ Enjoy my work? Consider supporting me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/beyondsolitaire or getting me a "coffee" on Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/beyondsolitaire Contact Me: Email: beyondsolitaire at gmail.com Twitter: @beyondsolitaire Instagram: @beyondsolitaire Facebook: www.facebook.com/beyondsolitaire Website: www.beyondsolitaire.net

Duration:00:58:32

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Episode 149 - Alastair Kocho-Williams on Teaching History through Wargames

4/1/2024
This week on the podcast, Alastair Kocho-Williams (@akochowi), a professor at Clarkson University, drops by to discuss how he's using wargames and game design to teach history to his students. Hydrologic Cycle from CMU is on Kickstarter now! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cmu/hydrologic-cycle?ref=discovery Beyond Solitaire is proudly sponsored by Central Michigan University's Center for Learning Through Games and Simulations, where learning can be both playful and compelling. Check them out here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations Check out CMU's game offerings here: https://cmichpress.com/shop/ Sign up for an online game design class here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations/certificate-in-applied-game-design All episodes of my podcast are available here: https://beyondsolitaire.buzzsprout.com/ Enjoy my work? Consider supporting me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/beyondsolitaire or getting me a "coffee" on Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/beyondsolitaire Contact Me: Email: beyondsolitaire at gmail.com Twitter: @beyondsolitaire Instagram: @beyondsolitaire Facebook: www.facebook.com/beyondsolitaire Website: www.beyondsolitaire.net

Duration:01:00:28

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Episode 148 - Weyodi OldBear on Indigenous Futurism in Games

3/25/2024
This week on the pod, author Weyodi OldBear drops by to discuss her work in science fiction and her involvement with Coyote & Crow, a tabletop RPG about indigenous people in a future unimpacted by colonialism. Weyodi OldBear's site: https://www.weyodi.com/ Coyote & Crow: https://coyoteandcrow.net/ Beyond Solitaire is proudly sponsored by Central Michigan University's Center for Learning Through Games and Simulations, where learning can be both playful and compelling. Check them out here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations Check out CMU's game offerings here: https://cmichpress.com/shop/ Sign up for an online game design class here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations/certificate-in-applied-game-design All episodes of my podcast are available here: https://beyondsolitaire.buzzsprout.com/ Enjoy my work? Consider supporting me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/beyondsolitaire or getting me a "coffee" on Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/beyondsolitaire Contact Me: Email: beyondsolitaire at gmail.com Twitter: @beyondsolitaire Instagram: @beyondsolitaire Facebook: www.facebook.com/beyondsolitaire Website: www.beyondsolitaire.net

Duration:01:08:52

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Episode 147 - Jason Carr on Development at GMT

3/18/2024
In this week's episode, Jason Carr, Lead Developer at GMT, talks about his experiences in both design and development. Beyond Solitaire is proudly sponsored by Central Michigan University's Center for Learning Through Games and Simulations, where learning can be both playful and compelling. Check them out here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations Check out CMU's game offerings here: https://cmichpress.com/shop/ Sign up for an online game design class here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations/certificate-in-applied-game-design All episodes of my podcast are available here: https://beyondsolitaire.buzzsprout.com/ Enjoy my work? Consider supporting me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/beyondsolitaire or getting me a "coffee" on Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/beyondsolitaire Contact Me: Email: beyondsolitaire at gmail.com Twitter: @beyondsolitaire Instagram: @beyondsolitaire Facebook: www.facebook.com/beyondsolitaire Website: www.beyondsolitaire.net

Duration:00:57:34

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Episode 146 - Jane Draycott on Women in Historical Video Games

3/11/2024
This week on the pod, Dr. Jane Draycott (@jldraycott), a classicist who is also an expert on women in video games set in the ancient world, talks about her work, the world of archaeogaming, and her recent book, Cleopatra's Daughter. https://drjanedraycott.co.uk/ Beyond Solitaire is proudly sponsored by Central Michigan University's Center for Learning Through Games and Simulations, where learning can be both playful and compelling. Check them out here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations Check out CMU's game offerings here: https://cmichpress.com/shop/ Sign up for an online game design class here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations/certificate-in-applied-game-design All episodes of my podcast are available here: https://beyondsolitaire.buzzsprout.com/ Enjoy my work? Consider supporting me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/beyondsolitaire or getting me a "coffee" on Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/beyondsolitaire Contact Me: Email: beyondsolitaire at gmail.com Twitter: @beyondsolitaire Instagram: @beyondsolitaire Facebook: www.facebook.com/beyondsolitaire Website: www.beyondsolitaire.net

Duration:01:05:58

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Episode 145 - Henry Lowood on Preserving Gaming History

3/4/2024
This week on the pod, Dr. Henry Lowood, a video game scholar and archivist from Stanford, discusses a career spent playing, studying, and preserving games--mostly video games, but with more board game work to come! https://lowood.people.stanford.edu/ Beyond Solitaire is proudly sponsored by Central Michigan University's Center for Learning Through Games and Simulations, where learning can be both playful and compelling. Check them out here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations Check out CMU's game offerings here: https://cmichpress.com/shop/ Sign up for an online game design class here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations/certificate-in-applied-game-design All episodes of my podcast are available here: https://beyondsolitaire.buzzsprout.com/ Enjoy my work? Consider supporting me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/beyondsolitaire or getting me a "coffee" on Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/beyondsolitaire Contact Me: Email: beyondsolitaire at gmail.com Twitter: @beyondsolitaire Instagram: @beyondsolitaire Facebook: www.facebook.com/beyondsolitaire Website: www.beyondsolitaire.net

Duration:01:03:37

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Episode 144 - Verdis LeVar Robinson and Paul Otto on Gaming Bacon's Rebellion

2/26/2024
This week on the pod, Verdis LeVar Robinson and Paul Otto discuss their recently-published Reacting to the Past game, which gives students insight into the birth of structural racism and its relationship to other community issues in the pre-revolution United States. Game link: https://reactingconsortium.org/games/bacons1676 Verdis LeVar Robinson's website: https://www.rev-verdis.com/ Paul Otto's website: PaulAndrewOtto.com Beyond Solitaire is proudly sponsored by Central Michigan University's Center for Learning Through Games and Simulations, where learning can be both playful and compelling. Check them out here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations Check out CMU's game offerings here: https://cmichpress.com/shop/ Sign up for an online game design class here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations/certificate-in-applied-game-design All episodes of my podcast are available here: https://beyondsolitaire.buzzsprout.com/ Enjoy my work? Consider supporting me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/beyondsolitaire or getting me a "coffee" on Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/beyondsolitaire Contact Me: Email: beyondsolitaire at gmail.com Twitter: @beyondsolitaire Instagram: @beyondsolitaire Facebook: www.facebook.com/beyondsolitaire Website: www.beyondsolitaire.net

Duration:01:10:14

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Episode 143 - Hermann Luttmann on Designing Across Genres

2/19/2024
This week on the pod, Hermann Luttmann pops by to discuss his design career so far, his future designs now that he is retired, and how he wants players to understand his body of work as a whole. Beyond Solitaire is proudly sponsored by Central Michigan University's Center for Learning Through Games and Simulations, where learning can be both playful and compelling. Check them out here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations Check out CMU's game offerings here: https://cmichpress.com/shop/ Sign up for an online game design class here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations/certificate-in-applied-game-design All episodes of my podcast are available here: https://beyondsolitaire.buzzsprout.com/ Enjoy my work? Consider supporting me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/beyondsolitaire or getting me a "coffee" on Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/beyondsolitaire Contact Me: Email: beyondsolitaire at gmail.com Twitter: @beyondsolitaire Instagram: @beyondsolitaire Facebook: www.facebook.com/beyondsolitaire Website: www.beyondsolitaire.net

Duration:01:08:16

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Episode 142 - Betsy Joslyn on Thinking with Wargames

2/12/2024
This week on the pod, Betsy Joslyn (@WOPR_1983GTW) stops by to discuss her work in professional wargaming, as well as some of her upcoming designs. Beyond Solitaire is proudly sponsored by Central Michigan University's Center for Learning Through Games and Simulations, where learning can be both playful and compelling. Check them out here: https://www.cmich.edu/colleges/class/Centers/CLGS/Pages/default.aspx Check out CMU's game offerings here: https://cmichpress.com/shop/ Sign up for an online game design class here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations/certificate-in-applied-game-design All episodes of my podcast are available here: https://beyondsolitaire.buzzsprout.com/ Enjoy my work? Consider supporting me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/beyondsolitaire or getting me a "coffee" on Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/beyondsolitaire Contact Me: Email: beyondsolitaire at gmail.com Twitter: @beyondsolitaire Instagram: @beyondsolitaire Facebook: www.facebook.com/beyondsolitaire Website: www.beyondsolitaire.net

Duration:00:57:13

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Episode 141 - Pablo Clark on The Old King's Crown

2/5/2024
The Beyond Solitaire podcast is back for Season 8! This week, Pablo Clark talks about art, allegory, the importance of giving games the time they need to grow, and Eerie Idol's first game, The Old King's Crown. https://www.theoldkingscrown.com/ Hydrologic Cycle Prelaunch Page: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cmu/hydrologic-cycle Beyond Solitaire is proudly sponsored by Central Michigan University's Center for Learning Through Games and Simulations, where learning can be both playful and compelling. Check them out here: https://www.cmich.edu/colleges/class/Centers/CLGS/Pages/default.aspxCheck out CMU's game offerings here: https://cmichpress.com/shop/ Sign up for an online game design class here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations/certificate-in-applied-game-design All episodes of my podcast are available here: https://beyondsolitaire.buzzsprout.com/ Enjoy my work? Consider supporting me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/beyondsolitaire or getting me a "coffee" on Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/beyondsolitaire Contact Me: Email: beyondsolitaire at gmail.com Twitter: @beyondsolitaire Instagram: @beyondsolitaire Facebook: www.facebook.com/beyondsolitaire Website: www.beyondsolitaire.net

Duration:01:13:54

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Episode 140 - Josh Sawyer on Pentiment

12/11/2023
It's time for the Season 7 finale! For this episode, I got to interview Josh Sawyer from Obsidian Entertainment about his historical video game, Pentiment. If you can play it, you should—and if you want to hear about the thought that went into such a fantastic game, you should give this episode a listen! Beyond Solitaire is proudly sponsored by Central Michigan University's Center for Learning Through Games and Simulations, where learning can be both playful and compelling. Check them out here: https://www.cmich.edu/colleges/class/Centers/CLGS/Pages/default.aspxCheck out CMU's game offerings here: https://cmichpress.com/shop/ Sign up for an online game design class here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations/certificate-in-applied-game-design All episodes of my podcast are available here: https://beyondsolitaire.buzzsprout.com/ Enjoy my work? Consider supporting me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/beyondsolitaire or getting me a "coffee" on Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/beyondsolitaire Contact Me: Email: beyondsolitaire at gmail.com Twitter: @beyondsolitaire Instagram: @beyondsolitaire Facebook: www.facebook.com/beyondsolitaire Website: www.beyondsolitaire.net

Duration:00:58:52

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Episode 139 - Steven Dashiell on Gaming and Cultural Capital

12/4/2023
This week, Dr. Steven Dashiell (@dashiellsteven), a scholar who writes about social clout and gaming, talks about our beloved French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu and shows how we can apply his work to the subcultures within our hobby. Beyond Solitaire is proudly sponsored by Central Michigan University's Center for Learning Through Games and Simulations, where learning can be both playful and compelling. Check them out here: https://www.cmich.edu/colleges/class/Centers/CLGS/Pages/default.aspxCheck out CMU's game offerings here: https://cmichpress.com/shop/ Sign up for an online game design class here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations/certificate-in-applied-game-design All episodes of my podcast are available here: https://beyondsolitaire.buzzsprout.com/ Enjoy my work? Consider supporting me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/beyondsolitaire or getting me a "coffee" on Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/beyondsolitaire Contact Me: Email: beyondsolitaire at gmail.com Twitter: @beyondsolitaire Instagram: @beyondsolitaire Facebook: www.facebook.com/beyondsolitaire Website: www.beyondsolitaire.net

Duration:01:05:07

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Episode 138 - Jason Perez and Paul Wright on Mr. President

11/27/2023
This week on the pod, friends of the show Jason Perez and Paul Wright discuss Mr. President, the biggest board game to come out in 2023, and about heavy games in general. Five Hundred Year Old Vampire: https://www.backerkit.com/c/central-michigan-university-press/five-hundred-year-old-vampire Beyond Solitaire is proudly sponsored by Central Michigan University's Center for Learning Through Games and Simulations, where learning can be both playful and compelling. Check them out here: https://www.cmich.edu/colleges/class/Centers/CLGS/Pages/default.aspxCheck out CMU's game offerings here: https://cmichpress.com/shop/ Sign up for an online game design class here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations/certificate-in-applied-game-design All episodes of my podcast are available here: https://beyondsolitaire.buzzsprout.com/ Enjoy my work? Consider supporting me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/beyondsolitaire or getting me a "coffee" on Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/beyondsolitaire Contact Me: Email: beyondsolitaire at gmail.com Twitter: @beyondsolitaire Instagram: @beyondsolitaire Facebook: www.facebook.com/beyondsolitaire Website: www.beyondsolitaire.net

Duration:01:21:12

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Episode 137 - TreaAndrea Russworm and Samantha Blackmon on the Black Games Archive

11/20/2023
In one of the coolest episodes this season, veteran gamers and brilliant academics Dr. TreaAndrea Russworm (USC) and Dr. Samantha Blackmon (Purdue) discuss their work on the Black Games Archive, which currently catalogues video games but will soon extend to the world of board games. BGA: https://www.blackgamesarchive.org/ Not Your Mama's Gamer Podcast: https://www.nymgamer.com/?page_id=53 Five Hundred Year Old Vampire: https://www.backerkit.com/c/central-michigan-university-press/five-hundred-year-old-vampire Beyond Solitaire is proudly sponsored by Central Michigan University's Center for Learning Through Games and Simulations, where learning can be both playful and compelling. Check them out here: https://www.cmich.edu/colleges/class/Centers/CLGS/Pages/default.aspxCheck out CMU's game offerings here: https://cmichpress.com/shop/ Sign up for an online game design class here: https://www.cmich.edu/academics/colleges/liberal-arts-social-sciences/centers-institutes/center-for-learning-through-games-and-simulations/certificate-in-applied-game-design All episodes of my podcast are available here: https://beyondsolitaire.buzzsprout.com/ Enjoy my work? Consider supporting me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/beyondsolitaire or getting me a "coffee" on Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/beyondsolitaire Contact Me: Email: beyondsolitaire at gmail.com Twitter: @beyondsolitaire Instagram: @beyondsolitaire Facebook: www.facebook.com/beyondsolitaire Website: www.beyondsolitaire.net

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