Space-Cast! #3. Critic vs. Critic
For today’s Space-Cast!, Dan Thurot speaks with a new friend in the form of Tom Chick, veteran reviewer of video and board games alike. They discuss the state of games criticism, dirty words that should never appear in a critique, and some of the lessons Tom has learned about writing reviews and writing in general.
2:00 — how we’re surviving the coronavirus lockdown
17:46 — Tom’s background
30:16 — what is games criticism?
36:37 — dirty words
40:49 — the line between reviewer and critic
45:49 — Tom’s lesson corner
1:06:00 — Dan pays Tom an awkward compliment
Next time, Dan speaks to a designer who knows more than almost anybody in the industry about small boxes.