Why Board Games Are BeautifulKirk Hamilton7/18/14 4:15pmFiled to: board gamesquintin smithkotakucore10811EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkThe best thing about board games, hands down, is the people. I don't just mean the sorts of people who play board games, I mean that more broadly: Playing a tabletop or board game means spending time with your friends, your family, your loved ones. Board games are about people.This video, from Shut Up & Sit Down editor and sometime Kotaku board game columnist Quintin Smith, is beautiful. It's also very sad. In it, he takes a pause from his site's usual run of (excellent) board game reviews and reflects on the recent passing of his father, as well as his favorite gaming memory.