Rise of the Co-Op Game
Co-op gaming has become extremely popular as more and more groups look for an evening more focused on puzzle-solving than competition. Games like Pandemic, The Captain Is Dead, This War of Mine, and Gloomhaven are examples of this style of play. This panel will talk about the kinds of mechanics that work well in co-op games, as well as those that don’t, and discuss the problems and opportunities of this format.
Ryan S. Dancey [COO, Alderac Entertainment Group], John Shulters [Black Straw Games], Mike Selinker, Nikki Valens [Independent Game Designer]