BGG Picture Museum Photo Album #4: Playing Games in Different Cultures
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There are some great pictures on BGG. Unfortunately, some of them disappear into obscurity and vanish from the public eye shortly after they are submitted, especially if they are for relatively unknown games. This is the fourth in a series of Photo Albums, as part of a BGG Picture Museum that showcases some of the great images here on BGG and some of the wonderful aspects of gaming.

Usually we play games in our own country and culture. The typical image in the galleries features a group of Westerners playing a eurogame or wargame on a table inside a house. But what might be a typical gaming experience for many is certainly not the only gaming experience. In this Photo Album, we get a glimpse of gamers from a variety of cultures playing a variety of games in a variety of different settings. The focus in these photos is not so much the games as it is the gamers and their cultural setting. I've not included every image, but have only included the ones that in my estimation are superior in some way. Pictures are listed alphabetically by the country that they feature.

Ladies and gentlemen, gamers and non-gamers, eurogamers and Ameritrashers, grognards and UNO players, I give you (drum-roll), The BGG Picture Museum Photo Album #4: "Playing Games in Different Cultures".

Feel free to add appropriate images that belong on this list!

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