January 22nd, 2023 | 55 mins 41 secs
christianity, history, islam
We examine the medieval Book of Games, King Alfonso of Spain's 1283 book about chess, dice games, and board games like Backgammon. There are rich insights here into medieval and modern board games.
January 1st, 2023 | 1 hr 15 mins
Our second discussion with Ali Karar, a Muslim living and board gaming in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Ali shares his view on representation in board gaming and how to make it better, along with how Muslims view Jesus Christ.
May 15th, 2022 | 1 hr 1 min
board games, dice, gambling, islam, religion, saudi arabia, spirituality
Our very first guest! Ali Karar (@karar2k) joins us to discuss hobby board gaming as a Muslim in Saudi Arabia. We discuss board games as a catalyst for socializing, religious limits to board games, and the role of board games in families. Come learn with us.