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Ep398: Phil plays anyway

## Ep398: Phil plays anyway

##### Phil plays anyway

This week, we hurt Phil’s brain with the game multi-heap nim.

Ep 397: Patrick plays anyway

## Ep 397: Patrick plays anyway

##### Patrick plays anyway

We take a quick look at combinatorial game theory by playing a nice simple game.

Check out our latest attempt at Episode One.

Ep 396: The unfortunate affair of the sacred chicken

## Ep 396: The unfortunate affair of the sacred chicken

##### The unfortunate affair of the sacred chicken

We get some backstory for Twibble and Fidget, as we examine the prisoners’ dilemma.

Ep 395: The adventures of Twibble and Fidget, part 2

## Ep 395: The adventures of Twibble and Fidget, part 2

##### The adventures of Twibble and Fidget, part 2

Using hints from 391, 392 and 393, we finish a D and D like game, for science!

Ep 394: The adventures of Twibble and Fidget, part 1

## Ep 394: The adventures of Twibble and Fidget, part 1

##### The adventures of Twibble and Fidget, part 1

Using hints from 391, 392 and 393, we play a D and D like game, for science!

Ep 393: A gamble that isn’t a gamble

## Ep 393: A gamble that isn’t a gamble

##### A gamble that isn’t a gamble

After a rough sketch of how bookies work, we present a way to bet so that you can’t lose.

Ep 392: Gambler’s ruin

## Ep 392: Gambler’s ruin

##### Gambler’s ruin

What went wrong? You had such a clever system, but still lost all your money.

Ep 391: What if I want the goat?

## Ep 391: What if I want the goat?

##### What if I want the goat?

For our first episode on games and game theory, inspired by “The Girls Who Don’t D&D” podcast, we take a look at the Monty Hall problem.

Ep 390: How microbes went nuclear

## Ep 390: How microbes went nuclear

##### How microbes went nuclear

We try to figure out how eukaryotes, which include everything from single cells to the blue whale, got their nucleus.