The SnakesCast

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

  • Women and Boardgames Part 2: What Women (supposedly) Want

    Stereotypical "games for girls"

    Women love Scattergories, but they hate Risk. Girls love Dream Phone, but they hate Chess. Or so we're told. In the second episode of our series on women and boardgames, we take a closer look at the kinds of games girls and women are supposed to like better than others. Where do these stereotypes come from? How much truth is there to them? And what does it take to break free of the pink and purple box?

    Co-hosts: Crystal Kuhn, Mandy Jelsma, St.Stella, Emilie Finnerty
    Games mentioned: Mall Madness, Dream Phone, Girl Talk, Risk, Lords of Waterdeep, Dungeon! Hero Quest, Chess, The Game of Life, Tales of the Arabian Nights, Settlers of Catan, Taboo, Scattergories, Pictionary, Cranium, Bang!, Ginkopolis, 25 Words or Less, Time's Up!

    Season 1
    Published: December 10th, 2013 Length: 00:21:16