The Player Contract, Part 3 - Games where the player contract can be very differentThis week, the SnakesCast examines the player contract that is made when a table sits down to play a game. This last episode looks at games where the contract may be very different, and how that relates to the problem of an alpha player.
This week on the SnakesCast, we sign the metaphorical document known as the Player Contract - the agreement that is made when a group of players sits down to play a game. Today, Friday March 16th 2018, we look at the fine print for situations where the contract may be completely different - it may even be "don't play your best" - and how that relates to the issue of having an alpha player at the table.
Games discussed: Scattergories; Magic: The Gathering; Baccarat; Battlestar Galactica; Werewolf; Dead of Winter; Monopoly; Pandemic; Mysterium; Hanabi; The Grizzled; Magic Maze; Space Alert; XCOM: The Board Game; Xenoshyft: Onslaught