All Tied Up – Knot Dice Review

Posted on Apr 22, 2015 in Kickstarter, Previews | No Comments
All Tied Up – Knot Dice Review

Knot dice is not so much a game as it is a set of components. A number of dice with various patterns as well as some tokens make up the basic kit. How do these games work out or are the dice just toys to get tied up in?

Only Gamers Allowed! – Best Treehouse Ever Preview

Posted on Mar 20, 2015 in Kickstarter, Previews, Reviews | No Comments
Only Gamers Allowed! – Best Treehouse Ever Preview

Scott Almes is becoming known for his Tiny Epic games and his other “small box but big game” designs. Now he’s designed Best Treehouse Ever. Does this stack up to Scott’s other games, or should we just leaf it alone?

Geek-Craft Game Chats with Matt Leacock

Posted on Mar 15, 2015 in Game Chats | No Comments
Geek-Craft Game Chats with Matt Leacock

Matt Leacock is a well known designer. He’s known for Pandemic, Forbidden Island, and Roll Through the Ages, which are some really great games. I was fortunate enough to interview him about his newest Kickstarter, The Thunderbirds!

Come on roll the train – Trainmaker Kickstarter Preview

Posted on Mar 13, 2015 in Kickstarter, Previews, Reviews | No Comments
Come on roll the train – Trainmaker Kickstarter Preview

Chris Leder is a buddy of mine who made Roll For It!, one of my favorite casual gateway games that work with groups of people. He’s now working on getting Trainmaker published by Grey Gnome Games via Kickstarter. Let’s take a look at this next dice game from Chris.

Unpub 5 – A follow up

Posted on Feb 12, 2015 in Conventions | No Comments
Unpub 5 – A follow up

We’re back from Unpub 5 and we played a lot of interesting games. I want to talk about those games and about the convention and why you should consider Unpub in 2016, whether you’re a publisher, established designer, budding designer, or player.

Happy New Calendar Day!

Posted on Dec 31, 2014 in News | No Comments
Happy New Calendar Day!

We’ve been quiet over here, what with BGG.Con, Thanksgiving, local holiday game events, Christmas, New Years, being sick, and the distractions of life. It’s been a bit crazy, but there are things planned for 2015.