I had a pleasant conversation with Akar for the podcast about his game Tyranny of Blood and how seriously he takes the topic. We also talked about his work with the Zenobia Awards and what he values in games and game design.
In this episode I talk with designer Akar Bharadvaj about his work with the Zenobia Awards as well as his 2021 Zenobia Award winning game Tyranny of Blood: India's Caste System Under British Colonialism, 1750-1947. Games mentioned in this episode: Votes for Women, Rising Waters, Here I Stand, Root, Twilight Imperium 4th Ed. Pericles: The Peloponnesian Wars, Versailles: 1919.
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