I do a lot of reviews of games for the Boardgame Opinions channel. Different reviewers haven’t different styles, but the way I do it is to give a very brief overview of how the game plays followed by people’s opinion of the game.
After everyone’s given their opinion though, I always ask for everyone’s rating out of 10. I think this rating is very helpful, but a few people object to rating games in this way. Today we take a look at different ways of rating games and why I think they’re important.
Tabletop gaming, by its very nature, is a sedentary pastime. Games can be social, intellectual, combative, but rarely physical. There is, however, one genre that attempts to provide a much more visceral gaming experience: dexterity games.