Author: Ken

No Hospital This Time! - Gen Con 2019 0

No Hospital This Time! – Gen Con 2019

Gen Con is the biggest board game convention in the US, and it’s always a rush to go. Almost 70,000 attendees, tons of events, and far more going on than one person could ever see. That being said, let’s talk about what I saw.

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Crunchy? Like Tacos? – Gaming Terms Defined

As with any hobby, there can be a lot of jargon that is thrown around that makes sense if you’re in the know, but can scare people who don’t know what you’re talking about away. As someone who welcomes everyone to my gaming table and to explore boardgaming as a hobby, I thought I’d help define some terms that are thrown around. These are not meant as an end-all source for terms, as some of them are vague at best, but it’s a start.

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In 51 Words, Click Link – A Review of Cartographers

I’m a big fan of roll and write games. They’re light, quick, and offer a lot of options to players. Flip and draw games are similar, using cards instead of dice. Does Cartographers stand out on the sprawling field of games, or does it simply blend into a fold and disappear?

What's the Frequency - A Review of Incoming Transmission 0

What’s the Frequency? – A Review of Incoming Transmission

Incoming Transmission is up on Kickstarter for another round of backing, trying to take last  year’s successfully funded game and make it bigger and better. The combination of hidden intention, light programmatic movement, and cooperative goals makes for a unique experience. Let’s see if it has the lasting power to reach out to the stars or is just some local broadcast.

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