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Review – Vikings Gone Wild

Review – Vikings Gone Wild

This is a review of Vikings Gone Wild designed by Julien Vergonjeanne. It plays 2 – 4 players. Realistcally, I’d estimate the playtime at about 30 minutes per player. Mechanics If I were to tell you, honestly and simply, what Vikings Gone Wild is…you’d probably […]

Review – Planetarium

Review – Planetarium

This is a review of Planetarium designed by Stéphane Vachon. It plays 1- 4 players. Realistcally, I’d estimate the playtime at 30 to 45 minutes. Mechanics Full disclosure – I knew NOTHING about this game when I bought it. Planetarium caught my eye mere minutes […]

Review – Cat Lady

Review – Cat Lady

This is a review of Cat Lady designed by Josh Wood. It plays 2 – 4 players. Realistcally, I’d estimate the playtime at 20 minutes or so. Mechanics Cat Lady is as simple a game as you’d expect, but deceptively engaging. Players endeavor to feed […]

Grub ‘n Games – Arkham Horror

Grub ‘n Games – Arkham Horror

Among our friends, I’ve established a bit of a reputation for hosting. I’ve always liked planning unique gatherings, and my flair for it definitely bleeds into my game nights. This series (this is my first post in the set) will focus on the complete game […]

Unboxing – Arkham Horror LCG: The Path to Carcosa

Unboxing – Arkham Horror LCG: The Path to Carcosa

Shane ‘n Justin get sloppy on scotch and yak about Path to Carcosa. This video contains SPOILERS of character and class cards only. There are no scenario or encounter cards discussed.

Review – Downforce

Review – Downforce

This is a review of Downforce designed by Wolfgang Kramer, Rob Daviau, & Justin D. Jacobson. It plays 2 – 6 players. Realistcally, I’d estimate the playtime at 20 – 30 minutes. Mechanics Despite its theme, Downforce is a game of financial gains. The race […]

Review – Flamme Rouge

Review – Flamme Rouge

This is a review of Flamme Rouge designed by Asger Harding Granerud. It plays 2 – 4 players. Realistcally, I’d estimate the playtime at 30 minutes. Mechanics Compared to our recent review of Downforce, Flamme Rouge is a much more “pure” game about the race […]

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? […]

Review – Unearth

Review – Unearth

This is a review of Unearth designed by Jason Harner & Matthew Ransom. It plays 2 – 4 players. Realistcally, I’d estimate the playtime at 30 – 45 minutes. Mechanics Unearth is a set collection game fueled largely by dice placement – these are the […]