The SnakesCast

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

  • Hand Management

    The invisible game mechanic

    Even if you've played a lot of games, there's a good chance you don't know what hand management is. But even if you've only played a few, you've probably done plenty of it without realizing. This week on the SnakesCast we're taking a close look at one of the most subtle but powerful elements in game design, one that makes the cards in your hand matter across a wider context.

    Co-hosts: David Kingsmill, Scott Moyle

    Games mentioned: Pandemic, Jaipur, Cacao, Carcassonne, Sorry, Cosmic Encounter, Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation, Summoner Wars, San Juan, Hostage Negotiator, Uno, Rummikub, Lost Cities, Hive, Battle Line, Ticket To Ride, Catan, Bohnanza, Hanabi, Love Letter

    Season 4
    Published: August 30th, 2016 Length: 00:17:58