These may not be the top 40 games ever designed, nor are they the top 40 influential or otherwise important games. If you aspire to really understand games, or if you have visions of designing your own, these are 40 games that, if you play them, will give you the widest possible perspective on what it means to make a good game (and what “good” even means).
You can find the slides here:
Presented by Geeknights at PAX West 2019, paired with “The 40 Tabletop Games You Must Play”
The 40 Games You Must Play
PAX West 2019
Saturday, August 31st at 11:00am