Welcome back to the second half of a futuristic data-driven dinner with the master of elegant light gaming, Phil Walker-Harding. Most of the food is eaten, and we are chatting about deck building, early design work, and the encroaching usefulness of digital tools in board gaming. Truly ironic, given I am having sooo many connection …

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For those of you just tuning in, I am having a lovely meal of New Zealand pies virtually with master game designer Shem Philips. The mad devouring of baked goods is slowing, and talk is flowing around game design and candy. Don’t worry, I also ate a fruit – it’s all healthy now.

Here it is, most diligent of readers, the last segment in my day-long euro game rap with designer Jonny Pac Cantin. I think in this interview, I brought up more games, more mechanisms and ate more food than any of my other interviews. Maybe combined. Stay tuned for end game bonuses, time travel and camels. …

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