Next of Ken, Volume 47: Farewell to MCA, Avengers Assemble, Thunderstone Advance, and Nightfall: The Coldest War!
Board Game Reviews KB Ken B. Updated June 03, 2018 3442 0
Come on in for Next of Ken, where in this week's column we'll bid farewell to a music great, gush unabashedly about The Avengers, and review two Alderac offerings in Thunderstone Advance: Towers of Ruin and Nightfall: The Coldest War. Join us, won't you?
Next of Ken, Volume 46: Death of Dick, Reprint Woes, Puzzle Strike 3rd Edition, and Lords of Waterdeep! Hot
Board Game Reviews KB Ken B. Updated August 31, 2018 5105 0
Come on in for another home-cooked episode of Next of Ken, where on this week's platter I'll be serving up more thoughts on moving (yeah! Groovin'? YEAH!), Dick Clark's passing, companies' restocking woes, Sirlin's Puzzle Strike 3rd Edition gamble, Summoner Wars goodies, and Lords of Waterdeep reviewed. All with a side helping of gravy...always, always gravy. Join us, won't you?
Board Game Reviews KB Ken B. Updated June 03, 2018 5168 0
Come on in for your latest dose of Next of Ken, the column that may or may not cure genital warts. This week, I'll talk about Sucker Punch (wait, don't go, I won't talk about it long!) and Game of Thrones' second season, as well as Fantasy Flight Games' Rex: Final Days of an Empire and David Sirlin's new Flash Duel: 2nd Edition. Join us, won't you?
Board Game Reviews KB Ken B. Updated June 03, 2018 4180 0
Come on in for the oh-so-punctual Next of Ken, where this week, it's all game talk--I'll give you my juicy thoughts on Gosu: Kamakor, Rallyman, and Dragon Valley. That's right, Goblins, Racin', and Smaug's favorite Salad Dressing. Sound yummy? Of course it does. Join us, won't you?
Next of Ken, Hot Topic Blog Edition: A Response to Jesse Buddha and "The Criticism of the Critics" on A Few Acres of Snow Hot
Staff Blogs KB Ken B. Updated January 07, 2019 8779 0
I've been waiting until I had a chunk of time to respond to this, as being someone who proclaimed A Few Acres of Snow my best game of 2011, I feel obligated to respond. (I also answered the questions that Jesse sent out during his research for this article.) First up, my 'review' style has changed greatly over the past year or so. Originally, I did wait until several months after a game's release and write very heavy, very thorough reviews. I noticed that if a game was more than a few months old, it...
Board Game Reviews KB Ken B. Updated January 28, 2015 5282 0
Strap on in for a big ol' dose of Next of Ken, where this week I'll be talking about movies The Thing, Kick-Ass, and Drive; Gaming Bites including quickie thoughts on Battleship Galaxies, 7 Wonders, and Animal Upon Animal; and I dish out a review of the excellent new BattleCON: War of Indines. Join us, won't you?
Board Game Reviews KB Ken B. Updated June 03, 2018 3303 0
Come on in for the latest Next of Ken, where I've got Oscar non-thoughts, a gameplay preview of my recently acquired Print-n-Play version of The Thing, I don't really review We Didn't Playtest This Either, I do review Fealty, and a session report of Catacombs. Man, that's like a buffet of reheated canned green beans...so join us, won't you?
Board Game Reviews KB Ken B. Updated June 03, 2018 5427 0
Did you miss me? Well then, come on in for Next of Ken, where I'm dishing some sad sack TV talk, giving a touch of praise to Lego's Heroica system, previewing the new Cyclades: Hades expansion, and reviewing the Evo reprint from Asmodee. How can you resist all THAT?! Join us, won't you?
Analysis KB Ken B. Updated January 28, 2015 48425 0
Humor me for a moment. Take a look at the following IMDB page, where it details the top 100 films. The Top 250 Films according to IMDB users Done? Okay, now here's a link to one of many video game user database sites, where they track similar ratings. The Top 100 Games according to RF Generation users Notice anything? For the most part, even if you're not a fan of cinema or video games, you've heard of many or most of these titles. Everyone knows who Mario is, or Sonic, or has certainly seen the...
Next of Ken, Volume 40: In the cold depths of Planet Hyboria's Frontier--Reviews of Homesteaders 2nd Edition and Core Worlds! Hot
Board Game Reviews KB Ken B. Updated June 03, 2018 5886 0
Come on in for Next of Ken, where this week I'll be reviewing Homesteaders 2nd Edition and the newest offering from Stronghold Games, Core Worlds. All that, plus thoughts on why "gaming intelligentsia" members should take the time to actually play games before forming opinions--my two reviews today are proof of that. Join us, won't you?