Monday, 31 August 2015

"Humor in gaming"

Our topic for this weeks #BoardGameHour twitter chat is having a laugh with board games.

This means we will look at 'funny games' but also at how games that are not marketed as funny can bring good humor to the table. Just a reminder that although I ask about board games, we are talking about any analog games really. So I mean card games, party games, dexterity games etc when I say board games.. I use board games to distinguish from digital (though that might not be the case as some point).

Your "Humor in gaming" questions are:

Q1: When you play board games are you looking to have a laugh and joke or is it serious time normally? #BoardGameHour

Q2: Do you, as a rule, like games that try to be funny?' #BoardGameHour

Q3: What games that are aimed at making you laugh really work? #BoardGameHour

Q4: What are the pros and cons of board games that try to be funny? #BoardGameHour

Q5: What board games do you have a good laugh while playing that are not billed as "humorous" ? #BoardGameHour

Q6: What is the magic ingredient in a game that bring out good humor? #BoardGameHour

Q7: If you wanted a light fun evening with a group of gamer friends what games would you pick? #BoardGameHour

Q8: If you wanted a light fun evening with a group of non gamer friends what games would you pick? #BoardGameHour

Q9: Should designers try to build humor into a game? if so how? #BoardGameHour

Q10: What is the funniest experience you have had while playing a board game?  #BoardGameHour

Q11: Which board game has the most amusing artwork and is the game good? #BoardGameHour

Q12: What 3 games do you feel you laugh most during, and why? #BoardGameHour

See you there :0)

Don't forget to us the hashtag #BoardGameHour or use the Nurph site http://nurph.com/BoardGameHour

p.s next weeks topic is going to be about the culture of the gaming community.

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