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Happy Conventions 0

6 + 2 + 1 = Happy Conventions

With Gen Con almost upon us, I feel it’s only fair to do my yearly reminder of the 6 2 1 system. If everyone follows these three simple rules, it’ll help make everyone’s convention that much better!

First Impressions Spires 0

First Impressions – Spires

One of my favorite things about board games are the discussions after the game is put away. You talk about strategies, why you enjoyed the game, what you didn’t like, and all those fun little details that don’t generally make it into a review. I’ve decided to fix that with First Impressions!

Geek-Craft Explores Twin Stars 0

A Universe in your Pocket – Twin Stars Review

I’ve really been enjoying solitaire games lately, and I’ve always enjoyed the way that Button Shy Games creates big ideas in tiny packages. They create wallet games, usually just 18 cards, but the gameplay can be very impressive. Does Twin Stars meet expectations or does it end up in a black hole?

Origins 2017 Wrap Up 0

Origins 2017 Wrap Up

Origins is done and in the books and I’ve taken time to recover and come back to the regular world. It was a great time, like it always is, and I got to play a bunch of great stuff.

Geek-Craft talks about Math Trades 0

Math Trades – Confusion and Clarity

Math Trades are intimidating to anyone who hasn’t done one before. There’s a ton of games to look at, many things to consider, and so much information that people can get overwhelmed very easily. As someone who’s done a number of Math Trades in the past, I’m here to help make things a bit clearer.