October 2, 2012 Bruce and Rob welcome Jake Solomon, lead designer of Firaxis' new XCOM, and interrogate him mercilessly. Jake explains his design choices and the trade-offs he faced in adapting and updating X-Com.
The leading strategy game themed podcast on the internet. Every week a panel of knowledgeable gamers with strong opinions on strategy and wargames meets to talk about games of the day, design issues and games in the wider world.
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Idle Thumbs is home to several podcasts about video games and more, including the weekly game podcast Idle Thumbs, the strategy-focused Three Moves Ahead, and the monthly Idle Thumbs Book Club.