300 episodes

Three Moves Ahead is the leading strategy game themed podcast on the internet. Every week a panel of knowledgeable gamers with strong opinions meets to talk about the strategy and war games of the day, design issues and games in the wider world.

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    • 4.3, 4 Ratings

Three Moves Ahead is the leading strategy game themed podcast on the internet. Every week a panel of knowledgeable gamers with strong opinions meets to talk about the strategy and war games of the day, design issues and games in the wider world.

    Three Moves Ahead 497: Gears Tactics

    Three Moves Ahead 497: Gears Tactics

    Rob is joined by Cameron Kunzelman and Evan Lahti to discuss Gears Tactics, which adapts the familiar rhythms and dynamics of Gears of War to a turn-based, squad-tactics format with generally positive results.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Three Moves Ahead 496: XCOM: Chimera Squad

    Three Moves Ahead 496: XCOM: Chimera Squad

    Rob, Rowan, and Bruno Dias start working the mean streets of City 31 as they discuss XCOM: Chimera Squad.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Three Moves Ahead 495: Sports

    Three Moves Ahead 495: Sports

    With the sports world mostly on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sports games have emerged to take their place in some of the oddest ways. Rob discusses this weird moment for sports sims with Troy, Jenn Cutter, and Kat Bailey. They chat about why sim motorsports seem to be working well, but most console sports sims don't seem to have the same resonance. Rob accuses Troy of being the target audience for beat reporting based on Out of the Park leagues. Troy denies the charge, then describes the travails of his Expos dynasty in detail.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Three Moves Ahead 494: Stellaris Federations

    Three Moves Ahead 494: Stellaris Federations

    Rowan, Jon, and T.J. are joined by Waypoint and Friends at the Table's Austin Walker to once again ask the immortal question: Is Stellaris good now? On the heels of a diplomacy rework and four years of expansions, what has become of Paradox's oddball 4X space child?

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Three Moves Ahead 493: Animal Crossing New Horizons

    Three Moves Ahead 493: Animal Crossing New Horizons

    Fraser is joined by Jon Bolding, Dia Lacina, and Philippa Warr to discuss Animal Crossing: New Horizons, from the ways it connects to the city builder genre to the oddities of the game's premise.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Three Moves Ahead 492: The Last Autumn (Frostpunk)

    Three Moves Ahead 492: The Last Autumn (Frostpunk)

    Rob is joined by Cameron Kunzelman and Ethan Gach to return to the world of Frostpunk before the frost as the panel considers the game's latest DLC, The Last Autumn. In some ways it's an expansion the reveals some of the worst traits of Frostpunk, but in some other ways it reinvents and reimagines the game as a trickier and more credible management game.

    • 1 hr 19 min

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4 Ratings

loeffe77 ,

Great strategy podcast

New to this podcast, but already a big fan: They treat one of my favorite gaming genres with great knowledge and passion and make you even more interested in the topic. Cosy yet in-depth discussion of different strategy games, new and old, delivered with insight and perspective.

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