133: Game Complexity is Complex


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When we say a game is "complex", that really doesn't tell us much. Simple decision trees with complex mechanics can lead to beautifully thematic experiences. Complex decision trees with simple mechanics can lead to incredibly satisfying gameplay. We look at the Middle Earth CCG, Legend of the Five Rings LCG, and Skytear - among others - to dig deeper into the different ways that complexity can help, or hurt, a game. Find all previous casts, as well as learning content and products, on our website: https://teamcovenant.com

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