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Taking Your Games and Going Home – Crevice,<br> Rahdo, and Bad Attitudes in a Hobby Built on Fun

Taking Your Games and Going Home – Crevice,
Rahdo, and Bad Attitudes in a Hobby Built on Fun

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a free form op-ed which contains more colorful language than is typical for this blog. Also, take basically anything Justin says with the largest grain of salt in your possession. It’s been said that opinions are like assholes – the […]

Tips for a Successful Public Meetup

Tips for a Successful Public Meetup

What cruel joke is it that tabletop gaming attracts the painfully awkward among us, yet requires a group of us in virtually every instance? If you don’t live in a bustling metropolis, where local meetups are around every corner, what’s a desperate gamer to do? […]

Chariot Race

Chariot Race

I’m pretty hesitant about Kickstarter games – I don’t like to commit to buying something unless I can check it out first, or can rely on a trusted reputation. Well, Matt LeacockĀ (Pandemic, Roll Through the Ages, Forbidden Island & Desert) certainly has a reputation that […]

List of Shame – Fairy Tale & The Grizzled

List of Shame – Fairy Tale & The Grizzled

At our weekly game night at the brewpub, we blew through a decent amount of new games. In addition to playing the new Matt Leacock game Chariot Race (read our review here), we also ticked some games off the old “List of Shame” – games […]

List of Shame – Tsuro

List of Shame – Tsuro

The “List of Shame” series is my attempt to play all of my unplayed games before buying any more new ones. Last night, we played a few quick games of Tsuro, which is a dead simple game of creating a path and following it, trying […]

List of Shame – Cry Havoc

List of Shame – Cry Havoc

We were all pretty excited for this one to hit the table, so it’s no surprise that Cry Havoc showed up this early in my list of shame runthrough (wherein I play all my as yet unplayed games). Cry Havoc is a tense area control game where the strategy […]

List of Shame – Keyflower & For Sale

List of Shame – Keyflower & For Sale

I’ve never had as many unplayed games in my collection as I do currently. Tracked on BBG.com, I have 42 unplayed of 154 total in my collection. I get a lot through trades because I’m pretty judicious about what I keep and why, but it’s […]