The SnakesCast

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

  • Games Considered As Art

    Can games stand proudly alongside music, literature, architecture and film?

    There's been plenty of discussion over the last decade about whether or not games can be art. The thing is, whenever this topic comes up, people are always talking about electronic games. But what about their ancient cousins on the tabletop? Should traditional games be thought of as art? Is gameplay an art form? Is game design an art form?

    Co-hosts: Mandy Jelsma, Todd Campbell
    Games mentioned: Dixit, Connect Four, The Game of Life, Checkers, Clue, Tokaido, The Resistance, Mission: Red Planet, Chaos in the Old World, Dungeons and Dragons

    Season 1
    Published: November 19th, 2013 Length: 00:15:36