The SnakesCast

Bite-sized bits about board games from the game gurus at Snakes and Lattes

  • Guru Voodoo: Get-To-Know-You Games

    Or, almost every game ever, if you're paying attention

    You can learn a lot about someone by playing with them. When you watch how people make choices, how they react to adversity, how they manage their resources, negotiate, plan, lie, tell the truth, win, and lose, you see a great deal of who they really are as people. But most of the time when people ask for a "get-to-know-you" game, that's not what they have in mind. This week on the SnakesCast, we talk about the disconnect between play and conversation, and which one is truly more revealing.

    Co-hosts: Amanda McKnight, Holly Wyder

    Games mentioned: Chess, Apples to Apples, Cards Against Humanity, Quelf, Analyze Me, A Question of Scruples, Say Anything, The Game of Things, Dungeons & Dragons, Ladies and Gentlemen, Catan, Bohnanza, One Night Ultimate Werewolf, Sheriff of Nottingham, Cockroach Poker, Once Upon A Time

    Season 3
    Published: November 24th, 2015 Length: 00:16:09