Monday, 24 November 2014

Board during the holidays

In the lead-up to the holiday season we turn #BoardGameHour over to the festivities.. Lets get ready to maximizes the fun at this special time of your! You questions are:

Q1: Does the amount you play board games change over the holidays? Why? #BoardGameHour
Q2: Are you happy about the chance to introduce new people to the hobby? #BoardGameHour
Q3: What should people look for in a game to get out with none gamers? #BoardGameHour
Q4: Are there some people you should not try to get to play board games?
#BoardGameHour
Q5: What game is top of your want list for the holidays (present wise)? Why?
 #BoardGameHour
Q6: Do you give board games as gifts? How does that go down?
#BoardGameHour
Q7: If you could recommend one game for the holidays, what would it be? Why??
#BoardGameHour
Q8: Are there any board games that the theme works well with the holidays?
#BoardGameHour
Q9: Do you have any questions about "board games at holiday time"?
#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:

7pm (GMT)
11am (PST)
12pm (MST)
1pm (CST)
2pm (EST)

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

Monday, 17 November 2014

Who we game with

Today we talk about, "who we game with"...


And here are the questions:

Q1: Who do you spend most time gaming with? How often? #BoardGameHour
Q2: Have you ever tried to expand the amount of people you play games with? What happened? #BoardGameHour
Q3: Is there a personality type you prefer to game with? #BoardGameHour
Q4: is there a personality type you prefer not to game with?  #BoardGameHour
Q5: What game is getting most plays at the moment, which is the go to game? #BoardGameHour
Q6: Do you have a game you would love to play but not with your group? #BoardGameHour
Q7: Does your group have special rules, social etiquette that you stick to? #BoardGameHour
Q8: What is the one thing you would like to change about your group? #BoardGameHour
Q9: Do you have any questions about "who we play with"? #BoardGameHour
Q10: thanks for taking part folks, you rock.. See you soon! #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:

7pm (GMT)
11am (PST)
12pm (MST)
1pm (CST)
2pm (EST)

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

Monday, 10 November 2014

Rules Rule

Today we talk about rule books on #BoardGameHour...
Here are the questions:

Q1: How do you like a rule book to start? Flavour text or not? #BoardGameHour
Q2: What are the biggest mistakes a publisher can make with a rule book? #BoardGameHour
Q3: Do you like it when rule books use examples? #BoardGameHour
Q4: Does the size of the rule book influence if you want to play it? #BoardGameHour
Q5: What games have good rule books and why? #BoardGameHour
Q6: What is your biggest annoyance with rule books? #BoardGameHour
Q7: How do you learn? What way do you really use the rule book? #BoardGameHour
Q7: What rule books need to be re-writen? #BoardGameHour
Q8: what inovations could be used to imporve rule books for players? #BoardGameHour
Q9: Do you have any questions about Rules? #BoardGameHour

See you later

Monday, 3 November 2014

Luck in games

Today om #BoardGameHour we talk about luck in games. I think it could be super interesting!

Here are the questions:

Q1: At the start of this conversation do you generally like luck in games? #BoardGameHour
Q2: do we agree that luck is "success or failure brought about by something other than one's own actions." #BoardGameHour
Q3: What does luck add to a game? #BoardGameHour
Q4: What does luck take away from a game? #BoardGameHour
Q5: what is your prefered form of luck in a game, dice, cards or other? #BoardGameHour
Q6: some people hate on dice, do dice rolls have a place in strategy/tactics games? #BoardGameHour
Q7: Is a stand up dice roll a strength or weekness in a game? #BoardGameHour
Q8: does everyone agree that if there was no luck in a game it would just be a puzzle? #BoardGameHour
Q9: What games are good examples of the amount of luck you want in a game? #BoardGameHour
Q10: Do you have any questions about luck? #BoardGameHour
Q11: Now we are done has your opition on luck changed at all? #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:

7pm (GMT)
11am (PST)
12pm (MST)
1pm (CST)
2pm (EST)

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