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- 2019-05-01 15:54:02 GMT
Fog of Love: Romance as Game, Games as Romance
My very good friend Kit hooked me up with a copy of Fog of Love, a two-player board game about romance. It’s not a game for romance! It’s not for couples looking to spice up their relationship. It’s way more interesting than that. And it’s gotten me thinking about how narrow gaming often is. First,… Continue reading Fog of Love: Romance as Game, Games as Romance →
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Fog of Love is definitely a very interesting and fun game, different from most other games I ever played. I would not call it an #RPG
, but it does have some things in common (you play characters and make choices for them, and the players build a story together. but I think it's not as personal as an rpg). I liked how it translates relationships into game mechanics, especially how it bakes in a very human component of trying to understand what your partner is playing towards, and deciding if you should make the move that's better for you, the one that's better for your partner and guessing if they are making their or your best interests. It's a very particular kind of collaborative game
has been on my radar for years not, I have to play it sooner or later :D