Why Designers & Publishers Are Often So Bad At Teaching Games


BoardGameCo Patreon – https://www.patreon.com/boardgameco

Whether it’s rules, direct teaches, or anything about the game…..designers and publishers often just not good at teaching their own games. This video won’t help with that, at least not much. It’s just a conversation about why.

Shut Up And Sit Down’s Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5fjDaFuft8

0:00:00 – Introduction
0:00:15 – Why Are Designers So Bad At Teaching Their Games
0:02:40 – Our Experience With Designers & TTS
0:03:45 – The Skillset Is Different
0:05:30 – We Don’t Care About The Peripherals
0:08:00 – The Games Are Always Changing
0:10:50 – A Fairly Embarrassing Story
0:13:00 – Passing On Mistakes
0:14:03 – Having The Wrong Point Person
0:15:03 – What Is The Next Step?
0:16:20 – Teaching To Different Skill Levels
0:17:22 – Shut Up And Sit Down
0:18:20 – Wrapping Up

Upgrade Your Game At Top Shelf Gamer (Referral Link)

My Game Table (Non Referral)

For media inquiries, please email [email protected]

How to Play More Games!