July 19, 2024

Mentioned in Dispatches, Season 5 Episode 7 – Horse & Musket & Hollandspiele

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Doug is back to discuss the continuing development of the Horse & Musket series of games with Hollandspiele, including an overview of the series for those that don’t know what it’s all about. Tom & Doug cover the current state of the series, what’s coming soon, what Doug is threatening to work on anyway, and how designer Sean Chick’s overall vision has been implemented. Also mentioned: why playing with 30 optional rules at once is not a good idea.  Comparing H&M to ASL?  Sure, why not?!

Don’t forget, you can always catch up with past episodes on the “podcast” tab of our site.

Also playing the role of the fashionably-late Prussian cavalry, Jim pops in for the discussion of Hollandspiele as a whole, including the next few games out the door, the enjoyability of working on some obscure titles, the elevator pitch for Supply Lines of the American Revolution, and how much Paddy Griffith would love the games that Hollandspiele is able to push out.  We talk about the old BBC Battlegrounds show – for the second time this season! – and how a latter-day version might be a fun, if obscurely unprofitable exercise.  Oh, and Jim begs for a copy of a game from Tom.  Last season, we had separate podcasts for H&M and Hollandspiele; this time we’ve consolidated them

Once you’re done with the episode, don’t forget to swing by our MiD thread in the forums for Tolstoi’s inevitable companion post with all the links you need for everything we covered.

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