"An unholy mixture of helpful guidebook and jabbing provocation, [Things We Think About Games] will earn its right to rattle around your brain. It is essential reading for designer, critic, and straight-up rank 'n' file gamer alike."
—Robin D. Laws, creator of HeroQuest and Feng Shui
Will Hindmarch and Jeff Tidball think a lot about games. At their website, Gameplaywright.net, they think out loud about what it means to play games, make games, sell games, and love games. They are gamers.
Things We Think About Games collects dozens on dozens of bite-sized thoughts about games. From the absurd to the magnificent, the demonstrable to the dogmatic, this collection spans both the breadth of games-board, card, roleplaying and more-and the depth of gaming, offering insights about collecting, playing, critiquing, designing, and publishing.
Foreword by Robin D. Laws
Introduction by Wil Wheaton
Includes contributions from John August, Pat Harrigan, Fred Hicks, Kenneth Hite, John Kovalic, Michelle Nephew, Philip Reed, S. John Ross, Mike Selinker, and Noah Wardrip-Fruin.
Things We Think About Games was nominated for an Origins Award.