The Daily Worker Placement

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

The Game Changers: A New Game In Town, Part 2

by | published Monday, January 4, 2021

Sometimes a game is important less for its design innovation than for its theme and the constituency it brings into the hobby. At the beginning of the 2010’s party games like Cards Against Humanity and social deduction games like The Resistance helped make thousands of new Tabletop fans. At the close of the decade, Wingspan did the same in very different ways. And its designer represented a newly-emboldened breed of designer and player who wasn’t afraid of questioning the norms of Tabletop culture.

Click here to listen to Part 2 of Episode 13.


  • David W.

    David is the Managing Editor of the DWP. He learned chess at the age of five and has been playing tabletop games ever since. His collection currently consists of about 600 games, which take up way too much space. His game "Odd Lots" won the inaugural TABS Game Design Contest in 2008. He is currently Managing Editor of The Daily Worker Placement. All in all he's pretty smug about his knowledge of games and game design.

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