Games & Hobbies:Other Games
Episode 168 - Boardgame Themes vs Mechanisms
Recorded at Metatopia 2017
Presented by Gil Hova.
"Player in Three Persons - Studying the Theme/Mechanism Join of Board Games". "This game is so immersive!" "This theme is pasted on!" "Should designers start with theme or mechanism?" Lots of board game fans like to debate theme and mechanism. This panel is a technical deep-dive into the fascinating join of theme and mechanism of a commercial board game, and why the two don't always get along.
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