In week one we were introduced to the notion of games and their overall meaning; why we play them, what they mean and what experiences we derive from them. To delve into these concepts, we split into groups to undertake a variety of games to develop our understanding further.
In a group of six, we were presented with the game ‘Coup‘. A card game that successfully incorporates strategy, tactics and bluffing. The game was simple to grasp, although in order to gain more insight into the tactics and bluffing mechanics, a practice round was needed.
Coup had some very similar game mechanics to that of ‘Cheat’, ‘Poker’ and ‘Werewolf’, all of which I thoroughly enjoy due to the game play and overall strategy required. The game mechanics were thoroughly enjoyable due the game setting and sleek design of the cards used. The sensation that you receive when playing…
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