Tabletop games have existed in one form or another for thousands of years, dating back to race games like the Royal Game of Ur where you must attempt to move all your pieces off the board before your opponent can. A simple but still highly strategic and varied game whose rules we only now grasp thanks to the translation of a complicated Cuneiform tablet made from clay.
Fast forward several thousand years to 2020 CE where, as part of my BCM300 classes, I’m taking part in some gameplay sessions where everyone in the class is placed into groups and we all pick out different games we want to play. For the first week, we played (in the following order):
– Throw Throw Burrito
– Exploding Kittens
– Love Letter
Rather than talking about each one in detail, I will talk about the first two briefly (as we didn’t get to…
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