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All I want for christmas… is a well-written rulebook : 10 english boardgames you should play because it’s (mostly) the only choice you have

(Written by Alexandre Poirier)

At the turn of the 21st century, we have witnessed a certain regain of interest regarding the board game industry, the latter being mostly invisible for the last 25 years because of the video game industry. This led to numerous localization of European board games, like The Settlers of Catan and Carcassonne, to name a few, on our side of the Atlantic Ocean and, thus, to various translations in French and English. However, these translations often cost a lot of money and some independent game developers cannot afford these costs, leading to the publishing of these games exclusively in English and making them more accessible because the retail price of the English versions if often lower than the French version. Fortunately for some of us that are bilingual, we can speak both languages and we have the chance to experience these games that are WAY better in Shakespeare’s tongue. Continuer la lecture de All I want for christmas… is a well-written rulebook : 10 english boardgames you should play because it’s (mostly) the only choice you have