The Independent does a story on “megagames”

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/welcome-to-the-world-of-megagames-300-players-take-part-in-watch-the-skies-board-game-10213384.html

Rather breathless account of one of “madcap impresario” Jim Wallman’s biggest megagames to date, a 300-player match of Watch the Skies!

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3 Responses to The Independent does a story on “megagames”

  1. It looks like amazingly good fun. I would give a minor body part for a chance to play in something similar.

    • brtrain says:

      I don’t know where you live, but some large American game conventions have similar exercises, e.g. the National Security Decision-Making Game. They probably wouldn’t be as much loony fun, though….

  2. alsandor says:

    Seems like Diplomacy on steroids. Diplomacy is freaky enough with seven players.

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