Many of us grew up playing board games like Monopoly, Scrabble and Risk.
Over time, many other games were created to keep us occupied beyond what television and radio offered.
The arrival of computers brought games to the digital era, and when smart devices were invented, games hooked humans, as a means of entertainment, engagement and involvement in a community, especially with the massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG).
But the desire for physical board and card games is still strong.
Daryl Chow, founder of Origame has been creating local card games that tap on Singapore icons, behaviour and cultural nuances.
SilverStreak gathered a few silvers to try out his games Kopi King and Durian Dash to see if they would find the experience entertaining.
It turned out to be a riot of laughter and a return to childhood ways.
Poking fun at each other, while trying to learn the new moves and getting used to icons, the hours just passed by.
It was a great way to get together, especially with good food and drinks, and it also showed that none of the competitive edge has been dulled over time.
- Lifestyle ·
Games Silvers Play
Computer games are great no matter how old you are. With your smartphone or device you can explore new worlds, play with friends or strangers and while away the time while sharpening your mind and strategic thinking. Haven’t you always wanted to be the ruler of your domain?