We did it! We incredibly, amazingly did it! We managed to bring Helge Ostertag in front of  Paia Groject's microphones, and had a long chat with him about the game, its past, present and future. We dicussed playtest, balancing, and the much-anticipated expansion for the game. So what are you waiting for, dive right in, and as usual, give us you feedbacks here, via email, or on the Boardgamers Gaia discord!

00.00 INTRODUCTION

02.35 WHY GAIA PROJECT? A SEQUEL TO TERRA MYSTICA

06.25 HELGE'S FAVOURITE ELEMENTS OF THE GAME

08.10 HOW WERE THE FACTIONS IN GP BALANCED?

12.10 DISCUSSING SOME OF THE FACTIONS (LANTIDS, ITARS, FIRAKS, BALTAKS)

23.00 HELGE'S & THE META (INCLUDING ARUN'S STATISTICS!)

25.00 HOW LONG DID IT TAKE TO DESIGN GP AND TERRA MYSTICA?

27.40 DOES HELGE STILL PLAY GAIA PROJECT?

29.15 SOME UNEXPECTED DIRECTIONS THAT GP TOOK AFTER ITS RELEASE

32.00 IS BALANCING REALLY A THING?

35.15 WHAT IS THE EXPANSION GOING TO DO TO THE OVERALL BALANCE OF THE GAME?

37.40 NEW ELEMENTS IN THE EXPANSION

45.00 THE FOUR NEW FACTIONS

50.25 HOW DOES ONE GET TO BE A PART OF THE PLAYTEST FOR THE EXPANSION?

53.45 HUGE THANKS TO HELGE AND JENS, THE CREATORS OF THE BEST GAME OF ALL TIMES!

You can view the components Helge showed us here:

https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/2772009/sneak-peeks-upcoming-portals-expansions

 

While you wait for the next episode, come play with us (Molfo and El Temblo) on BGS: https://www.boardgamers.space.

Feedback and contact: paiagroject@gmail.com

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