If you’re looking for a timely episode on a timely subject, look no further!
Winning games is, of course, important if you’re playing competitively, but before you get to that stage there’s something else that you need to do- finish your games. 8th Edition tends to be significantly slower to play than previous iterations of the game and a lot of players are struggling to complete six turns these days, even to the point that tournaments have had to institute time policies. How do you dodge the enforcement on that sort of thing without finding yourself too rushed and making mistakes? These week, our hosts give you the strategies and tips you need to speed up your games while still maintaining quality play.
We talk about direct physical aids such as time clocks, of course, but also other tools you can use to speed things up such as measuring devices, trays, and more. We also discuss mental tools you can use to speed your play as well as ways to help you allocate the time you have more efficiently. Plus, a few asides on the worst time-wasting habits that we see in tournament players and why you should avoid them at all costs.