143: How to Ruin a Game, Part 1 - First Principles

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So you get excited for an expandable game, buy in, and fall in love. Each new expansion opens up new, unexplored ways to play. Time passes, players come and go, and then suddenly you find yourself sitting down to play and realizing that you don't really enjoy it much anymore. Something about the game just isn't what it used to be, and you long for the magic of those first moments.

Sound familiar? Join us for a discussion about one reason this happens - a breaking of the "first principles" that make a game what it is.

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