I took part in a debate on the Whose Turn Is It Anyway podcast a few weeks ago, about classic games.. If you want to hear us trying to define "classic" to get in the mood for later, listen here: http://whoseturnisitanyway.com/episode-11-classic-games/
So now is your chance to jump into the debate..
Here are the questions for tonight:
Q1: do you think some board games are classics? #BoardGameHour
Q2: Is age of a game a key to defining a classic? Why? How old? #BoardGameHour
Q3: What qulities would a board game have to have to make it a classic? #BoardGameHour
Q4: If there were 3 games everyone should own what would they be? #BoardGameHour
Q5: What makes the games listed here "special"? #BoardGameHour
Q6: are there some modern classics? No older than 10 years... #BoardGameHour
Q7: What recent games do you think will go on to be defined as a classic? Why? #BoardGameHour
Q8: Have games like Monopoly been good or bad for the hobby? #BoardGameHour
See you later :0)
More about #BoardGameHour
What is #boardgamehour? well it takes place on twitter once a week. It's a virtual hangout for people who either love board games or want to know more about the hobby.
So the big question is how does #boardgamehour work?
It's simple, to join in all you need to do is add the #boardgamehour hash-tag to your tweets, during the hour. To see what everyone else is saying just search for #boardgamehour!
Making #boardgamehour easier!
To make this live Twitter discussion easier, I have made a room on Nurph.com which we can all use. All you have to do is make sure you are logged into Twitter then go to http://nurph.com/BoardGameHour/chats and log in, using your Twitter account. You don't have to use this, everything will be the same as normal, but if you do us Nurph, it acts like a chat room for twitter and add the Hashtag automatically :0)
For one hour every week, it's time to talk nothing but board games. #boardgamehour happens across the western world Every Monday - start times are:
As long as you have a twitter account, mine is @boardgamehour for instance, you can be part of this rapidly growing movement. See you later