Episode 82— January 24th, 2022

Just Slap it Down and Start Playing

Intro to Battle Box
Pack 1, Pick 1 stand-in: rating battle box opening hands
Battle Box format refresher
Anthony's goals for a new Battle Box
Playtesting notes
Planned changes
Andy and Anthony go to the mat over conditional, instant speed interaction (again)
Specific stand-out cards

Andy and Anthony discuss Anthony’s updated Battle Box which started as an update and turned into a complete refresh. They talk about how Anthony’s goals have changed and clarified and how that translates to logistical and card choices. They breakdown the gameplay experience, comparing it to their goals and the experience of the previous iteration.

To start things off, they each draw a hand from the box and evaluate its strengths and weaknesses.

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