Recently, a member of WashingCon’s staff was having dinner with friends when they discussed their interest in board games. One of the individuals at dinner mentioned playing a horror game with the word “Hill” in the title that was fun – and extremely unnerving.
As many of our readers know, the game in question is Bruce Glassco’s award-winning Betrayal at House on the Hill, which pits players against a traitor in a haunted house. While Bruce's game has emerged as a definitive classic in the hobby, his interest in tabletop gaming has led him to continue working on new designs such as Mystery! Motive for Murder. Listen below to hear about Bruce's development of Betrayal at House on the Hill, his work as an English professor at Piedmont Virginia Community College, and what inspires him to keep working on game design.