Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Upcoming Show Topic: Gaming on a Budget
The next episode of the Great Big Table podcast (http://greatbigtable.com) will be all about gaming on a budget. Once you've been infected by a deep seated love for board games, you've probably also quickly become aware of how expensive a hobby it can be.
Let's face it, while board gaming is gaining in popularity, with more gamers coming to the table every day, most games are still printed in boutique level batches. A popular game may only have ten thousand copies printed across it's lifetime. There's no economy of scale to help keep the prices down. Add to that the cost of shipping lately and you start to see why games can cost a pretty penny.
So, what's a new or renewed board gamer to do?
How do you get into hobby board gaming without breaking the bank?
What tips have worked for you to help you spend your gaming dollar wisely and get the most bang for your gaming buck?
We've said from the beginning that Great Big Table is a conversation about expanding the board game hobby. Luckily our listeners have stepped up to the table and helped to keep up their side of the conversation.
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