Imagine if there was a hobby in which you were a cowboy, driving cattle from Texas to Kansas City. Or if there was a hobby where you were part of a global response team, travelling around the world fighting outbreaks of deadly diseases? Imagine a hobby where you were trapped on an island that was rapidly sinking into the sea, and only your wits and a few friends stood between you and a watery grave?
Imagine if this hobby was something that was exciting, but not dangerous. Educational, but fun. What if it was something that gave you an opportunity to make new friends, yet also gave you a perfect excuse to stay in touch with old ones?
Well, there is indeed such a hobby. Have you guessed what it is yet?
That’s right, it’s amateur dramatics!
Only kidding. It’s board gaming.
Steve is also the chief editor of the short story anthology series Tabletop Tales. To find out more, click here.
“I love talking about board games almost as much as I love playing them. The great thing about writing a book is that nobody interrupts you and says things like “That’s lovely Steve but I really have to be going now, I’ve got that thing that needs to be done…”