Forbes: Are Board Games Better Than Video Games?

Other January 14, 2015 0
Forbes: Are Board Games Better Than Video Games?

By Erik Kain

Dice StrangeQuintin Smith has an interesting post over at Kotaku in which he argues that board games and pen-and-paper RPGs are superior to video games, for a number of reasons.

For one, he argues, technology itself and the entire development process required to put together a major video game can muck it up beyond recognition. Board games, on the other hand, have a very low design threshold. Whereas creating a video game is akin to swimming through shark-infested waters, a board game can be designed and prototyped shark-free…..

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