Hooray for… the Board Game Renaissance

Hooray for… the Board Game Renaissance

Maybe you’re aware of it. Maybe you’re not. But a board game renaissance is currently happening. These board games – aka ‘tabletop games’ – are showing an unparalleled level of innovation in terms of both topics and dynamics. You...
Play is Failing, Safely

Play is Failing, Safely

I’ve written before about the notion that Play is in some way a simulation of more serious activities in the real world, but expressed discomfort with the notion that that makes it a ‘dry run’. For one thing, loss in a game¬†does¬†hurt; for another we...