The SnakesCast

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

  • Worker Placement

    A close look at one of the most popular styles of Eurogame

    We've mentioned these things called "Worker Placement Games" a few times on the SnakesCast, and we haven't properly explained what they are. This week we go into detail about this very popular style of boardgame, examining its recent history, its many permutations in popular game titles, and the reasons why players might like or dislike it.

    Co-hosts: Thomas Berton, Matti McLean

    Games mentioned: Caylus, Pillars of the Earth, Stone Age, Lords of Waterdeep, Agricola, Alien Frontiers, Spyrium, Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar, Carson City, The Manhattan Project, Le Havre

    Season 1
    Published: September 30th, 2013 Length: 00:14:42