This week, a full panel deals with the question of getting started in strategy gaming. Should people approach the genre from first principles (The Murdoch Method) or through a topic they are interested in (The Goodfellow Approach)? How important is the visual immersion compared to the mechanics?

Bonus: Everyone is called an idiot by someone else at least once.

The Qt3 thread that inspired this chat
Tom’s column on RTSes for newcomers

Direct download: ThreeMovesAhead029.mp3
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