Monday, 8 June 2015


Our #BoardGameHour topic today is about Characters in board games...

Your questions are:

Q1: when playing a game, do you embody the character you control? Or do you ignore character and play as yourself in each game? #BoardGameHour

Q2: do you notice gender or race of characters when you play a game? #BoardGameHour

Q3: Which designer do you feel creates good characters in board games? #BoardGameHour

Q4: Asymmetric character powers: Which games do it best? #BoardGameHour

Q5: What games make you feel like you really playing as a specific character? How do they do it? #BoardGameHour

Q6: (slight tangent, but a requested question) Whats your favorite RPG character creation system and why? #BoardGameHour

Q7: What's the first instance of diversity in character design you remember noticing? At what age did you first identify with one? #BoardGameHour

Q8: which games feature the most evocative character art? Have you ever bought a game or expansion specifically because of one? #BoardGameHour

Q9: Are there characters you won't play in a game? Why? #BoardGameHour

Q10: metaphysically is the character of the game something you can really feel strongly about? BoardGameHour

Q11: How much do you think a table top board game benefits from having characters/a backstory? Is it immersive or just dressing? #BoardGameHour

Enjoy the chat!

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