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May 7, 2021

We sit down with Creative Producer Ben Wilson to discuss the thrilling cooperative trick-taking game The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine, and how the game builds on and subverts precedents like Spades and Bridge.

Show notes:

Ben Wilson

Wizard Jam

Spelunky Dare Challenge Bot

Trick-taking games

The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine

The Crew - A Card Game for Everyone

Skat

Hearts

Spades

Bridge

Zach's Grit

Bourre

Hanabi

The Perfect Game of Hanabi

Ha Ha Ha! game

Codenames

#remoteplay: Playing in a Pandemic, Part 2