Eurogames: The Design, Culture and Play of Modern European Board Games

Eurogames: The Design, Culture and Play of Modern European Board Games

Stewart Woods


whereas board video games can look virtually primitive within the electronic age, eurogames--also referred to as German-style board games--have elevated in reputation approximately at the same time with the increase of games. Eurogames have basic ideas and brief taking part in instances and emphasize technique over success and clash. This e-book examines the shape of eurogames, the hobbyist tradition that surrounds them, and how that hobbyists event the play of such video games. It chronicles the evolution of tabletop pastime gaming and explores why hobbyists play them, how gamers stability aggressive play with the calls for of an intimate get together, and to what quantity the social context of the sport come upon shapes the enjoying adventure. Combining historical past, cultural experiences, rest reports, ludology, and play thought, this cutting edge paintings highlights a favored substitute pattern within the gaming group.

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