Time in board games, part 1: Actions, turns, & rounds

Time flies when you’re having fun; even if you’re not enjoying the board game you’re playing, board games do weird things to the passage of time. But have you ever wondered how to make sense of all the different words used to make sense of time in board games?

In the first part of this two-part episode, Fayyaad and Jacques discuss three fundamental terms for tracking time in board games – rounds,  turns, and  actions. What exactly is the difference between these terms? Do they even mean different things, or are they all just different words for the same thing? Fear not! Things may get tricksy and complicated, but there are ways to figure out what’s happening, and when. By the end of these episodes, you’ll be able to hold your own in conversation with even seasoned gamers. And more importantly, remember what to do and when.

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