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.

Machi Machi Man – A Machi Koro Review

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 in Reviews | No Comments
Machi Machi Man – A Machi Koro Review

I picked up Machi Koro recently due to all of the times I’ve heard the game name brought up. I played a two player game of it the night I got it, as well as a three and four player game this past weekend. Is the talk hype or is it legitimate buzz?

Blinded by the Light – A Lanterns Preview

Posted on Oct 7, 2014 in Reviews | No Comments
Blinded by the Light – A Lanterns Preview

I got to check out a few new games at Gen Con 2014. One of my favorites was Lanterns, which is live on Kickstarter now. The game is gorgeous and has some really interesting mechanics that make it stand out to me.

All Hands on Deck Preview

Posted on Sep 26, 2014 in Previews, Reviews | No Comments
All Hands on Deck Preview

I was sent a preview copy of All Hands On Deck, a pirate themed set collection game by Salamander Games. Does this game deserve to rule the seas, or should it be left in Davy Jones’ locker?

Breaking the shrink

Posted on Sep 15, 2014 in First Impressions | No Comments
Breaking the shrink

I recently did my inventory, and while it’s not 100% complete, it’s most of the way through, and I’m finding that there are just a lot of games that I own and haven’t played. I feel that this isn’t right, so I’m making a push to play new games.