Going, going, gone!Auctions in boardgames
If you haven't played many board games, you might be surprised to discover just how many of them use auctions as an element of gameplay. Auctions are a powerful and flexible mechanic that can be used to create tension, surprise, and balance. How are auctions used in games, and why are they so effective?
Co-hosts: Matti McLean, Thomas Berton
Games mentioned: Revolution, Tammany Hall, Modern Art, Masterpiece, Power Grid, Princes of Florence, Ra, Amun-Re, Cyclades, Evo, Vegas Showdown, Merchants of Amsterdam, No, Thanks!, El Grande, Traders of Genoa, High Society, For Sale