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Nov 7, 2019

Jerry Hawthorne (Mice and Mystics, Stuffed Fables) talks about how he world-builds for his story-rich adventure games. Also: kid-friendly family games, dopamine (and how game design taps into it), and what we do with the content we never see in adventure/legacy games.

Intro:

Mice & Mystics
Stuffed Fables
Comanauts
Aftermath
Battlelands
 
Christina's topic: How do we feel about the content we might not see in campaign/legacy games?
Pandemic Legacy
 
Mike's topic: Game recommendations for kids of different ages
Penguin Trap
Don't Break the Ice
Bugs in the Kitchen
Loopin' Louie
Buckaroo!
Jenga
Pie Face
Celestia
Fireball Island
Mysterium
Dixit
Muse
Snake Oil
Apples to Apples
 
Jerry's topic: Dopamine and board games
Agricola
 
Final Thoughts:
Pret-a-Porter
Tussie Mussie
Betrayal Legacy
Betrayal at House on the Hill
Horrified
Skulk Hollow