The SnakesCast

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

  • How Important is Theme in Games?, Part 3 - What about games that do something different?

    We are asking the question "How important is theme in gaming?" this week on the SnakesCast. We finish the week by talking about games that do things differently, emergent storytelling, and using theme to teach.

    We look at one of the most divisive questions in gaming this week on the SnakesCast: "How important is theme?" Today, Friday June 1st 2018, we finish up the week by discussing a few games that have some theme that is not central to the game, talking about emergent storytelling in games, and examine using theme to help learn and teach games.

    Games discussed: 7 Wonders; Scoville; Unearth; Suburbia; Monopoly; Dungeons & Dragons; Mahjong; Kingdomino

    Season 6
    Published: June 1st, 2018 Length: 00:15:56
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