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Making Overwatch with No Computer: An Experience in Game Design

Our instructor set the tone quickly: we’d only have a couple hours to create our working prototype game. During this workshop, my team and I received a challenge: recreate the massively-popular, team-based, first-person shooter Overwatch with just writing utensils, paper, notecards, and two dice. The motto the instructor gave us: “Work fast, fail fast.” More…

Do Black People Play Board Games?

My new local board game store is in a section of town with tons of black people…I’ve just never seen any of them in the store. And when I think about it, I’ve rarely seen them in other board game stores, either.  More…