It is possible to have fun with a game that you don’t have to plug in. There’s something called board games. They’ve been around for a while, but they have been largely overshadowed by video games. Matthew Baldwin is a local writer who loves board games. He talks with KUOW’s Megan Sukys about three board games that have taken him from rural Bolivia to a high–tech career in Seattle.
Also huffduffed as…
In this episode we discuss the cost of tabletop gaming, be it roleplaying games, wargames, board games or card games.
An estimated one out of every three Japanese are signed up to play games on their cell phones, helping to grow a mobile gaming juggernaut that’s currently dominated by a few Japanese startups. Now, those same startups are eyeing a new playing field â the U.S.
With the help of the Steam controller, Valve aspires to make PC gaming comfortable in the living room. But will it change the way we play games in the process? Welcome to Polygon Live. Each episode, I will be joined by a fellow member of Polygon’s editorial staff to answer an important, unusual or agitating question related to video games. As the show moves forward I hope to hand off hosting duties, so that more Polygon team members across the globe have an opportunity to speak with you directly via video. Today, I’m joined by Reviews Editor Arthur Gies to answer this question: Will the Steam controller change the way we play games?