Monday, 28 November 2016

Historic games

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Our main topic for this weeks BoardGameHour is History based themes... This could be a wide topic, but also an interesting area of board gaming :0)

I love all the seasons (and in fact Seasons the game) for different reasons. I love the colors of Autumn and the cold of winter. Our side topic is board games set in winter.

Hope you enjoy the board game chat :0)

Monday 28th November 2016 questions are:

Q1: Do you like games with an historic theme? Would a historic game excite you? Why?
Q2: Do you expect history themed games to be 100% accurate?
Q3: What games are good for teaching a historic subject?
Q4: Have you ever learnt anything while playing a history themed game?
Q5: What game would you use to introduce modern board gaming to a history fan?
Q6: What are you favourite history themed games?
Q7: Are there any periods of history you would not like a board game theme based on?
Q8: Are there any historical events you would like to see more board games about?
Q9: What tips would you give to someone designing history themed board game?
Q10: Side Topic: What games do you like that have a winter theme/feel?
Q11: Do you like playing games that fit the current environment? If it snows do you play games with snow in them?
Q12: What tips would you give to someone designing a game based in winter?

Come and join in our chat

#BoardGameHour is simply an hour long twitter chat about board games (tabletop games). to join in all you have to do is add #BoardGameHour to your tweets so everyone can see what you are saying :0)

11pm PST - USA west coast  
2pm EST - USA east coast
7pm GMT - UK
8pm CET - Germany

Making it easier to take part in!

I generally use Nurph to host (providing its working) but every now and then it goes down and causes problems.

If this happens, I recommend using or or Tweet Deck or Hootsuite to follow the hashtag chat. Of course you can just use twitter but sometimes the amount of #boardgamehour tweets can be challenging to keep up with.

Hope you can make it!

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