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Alone Time: Suboptimal Moves

I don't know about you, but I'm finding it incredibly uncomfortable coming up with funny alt-texts for the images in this review.

I don’t make suboptimal moves on purpose. Okay, that’s a lie. If I’m teaching a game, or a friend seems like they need a win, or the current best move will just piss off everyone at the table, then sure, I’ll intentionally make a less-than-ideal move now and then. Just to keep things breezy. But not when I’m playing solo games, because nobody will get angry because I’m winning or store a grudge for next game or flip my handcrafted game table. When I’m playing alone, there’s simply no reason to take any move other than the best one I can see at any given moment.

That is, until I played Freedom: The Underground Railroad. Let me explain.

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