Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Board Game (2016) – Accessibility Teardown – Meeple Like Us

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Board Game (2016) – Accessibility Teardown
by Michael Heron on 14/09/2019 in Accessibility Teardown, Board Game Accessibility

Table of Contents

  • Version Reviewed
  • Introduction
  • Colour Blindness
  • Visual Accessibility
  • Cognitive Accessibility
  • Emotional Accessibility
  • Physical Accessibility
  • Socioeconomic Accessibility
  • Communication
  • Intersectional Accessibility
  • Conclusion

Game Details

Name
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Board Game (2016)

Review
Meeple Like Us

Complexity
Medium [2.71]

BGG Rank
2716 [6.87]

Player Count
1-6

Designer(s)
Josh Derksen, Thomas M. Gofton, Dan Hoang, Aron Murch and Cameron Parkinson

Buy it!
Amazon Link

Version Reviewed

English edition

Introduction

The Buffy board game wasn’t much of a hit with us here at Meeple Like Us. All in all we’d rather just watch the DVDs, really. The game had a couple of major problems. The inconsistent design that liberally mixed heavy randomness with algorithmic optimisation undercut its effectiveness as a strategic experience. The theme seemed more like it was aimed at devotees of the Buffy wiki more than anyone else. That meant that it didn’t really hit the mark as a piece of fan service either. It’s a shame – it’s one of the few games about which Mrs Meeple was actually enthusiastic enough to make a special request. I would have liked it [...]

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