The SnakesCast

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

  • Trick-Taking Games, Part 1 - What is trick-taking?

    This week on the SnakesCast, we take a close look at trick-taking games. We begin by asking what trick-taking is, where it came from, and discussing some better-known examples.

    Choose your cards carefully this week on the SnakesCast, as we take a close look at trick-taking games. Today, Monday June 11th 2018, we begin by asking what trick-taking is, where it came from, giving some examples of well-known games, and looking at why we think it is not more prevalent in modern board gaming.

    Games discussed: Whist; Euchre; Hearts; Bridge; Pinochle; War; Rook; Haggis; Poison; Potato Man; Tichu

    Season 6
    Published: June 11th, 2018 Length: 00:09:13
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