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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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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 488: The Decade in Retrospect

    Three Moves Ahead 488: The Decade in Retrospect

    Rob, T.J., Rowan, and Fraser gather to consider the last ten years in strategy games. There is a stark division about what happened to the RTS, as well as how the concept of a game being "finished" mostly disappeared. Then Rob tries to wrap up the show and it goes for another hour as everyone tries to choose their favorite genre game from the last ten years.

    • 2 hrs 21 min
    Three Moves Ahead 487: Best of 2019

    Three Moves Ahead 487: Best of 2019

    Rowan, T.J., Jon, and Rob look back at 2019 and the games that most delighted or dismayed them.

    • 1 hr 58 min
    Three Moves Ahead 486: Lion in Winter

    Three Moves Ahead 486: Lion in Winter

    It's Christmas at the Plantagenets as Rob and Troy watch the superb Lion in Winter and the less superb Becket. What do these movies have to say about history and politics, and is any of it related to historical fact? How good is Hepburn? What is O'Toole doing across these two films?

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Three Moves Ahead 485: Phoenix Point

    Three Moves Ahead 485: Phoenix Point

    Jon and Rob welcome back Paul Dean to discuss Julian Gollop's and Snapshot Games' Phoenix Point, which tries to blend some of the old-school systemic realism of the original X-COM games with the ease of play of newer tactics games. It's all going well until the gang realize the AI plays like a zombie... and this isn't a zombie game.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Three Moves Ahead 484: Unity of Command 2

    Three Moves Ahead 484: Unity of Command 2

    Rob and Troy are joined by Kotaku's Luke Plunkett to discuss Unity of Command 2, the long-awaited sequel to on of Three Moves Ahead's favorite wargames. How does the new setting change the game, and what's with all these new buttons?

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Three Moves Ahead 483: Planet Zoo

    Three Moves Ahead 483: Planet Zoo

    T.J. and Fraser are joined by Bruno Dias (@NotBrunoAgain) to talk about Planet Zoo, Frontier's spiritual successor to zoo tycoon. Animals are great, but is managing everything around keeping them happy? Why are there 30-50 feral hogs on my trade screen? Zoo-ne in to find out!

    • 1 hr 4 min

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