SI san il defanso Updated July 30, 2019 1677 0
I should really like dungeon crawl board games. I like D&D, I like fighting monsters, and I love collecting sweet, sweet loot. But in spite of all those predelictions, I have played few dungeon crawling board games that I have loved. As I've become more involved both in D&D and in playing classic computer RPGs, I've wondered why most dungeon crawling board games have left me cold.
J Jackwraith Updated April 23, 2019 1827 0
A Knizia design that hasn't really carried the legacy of the rest.
J Jacknwade Updated April 01, 2019 4662 2
Wade and Marc take a look at the trio of Dudes on a Map (DoaM) games from Matagot that often don't play anything like that type of game.
J Juniper Updated March 15, 2019 2933 0
With the new Age of Steam Kickstarter, the old Age of Steam Legal dispute has resurfaced. As some people may be unfamiliar with the dispute we are reprinting this article originall published here in 2009 with an added up date from March 14, 2019,
J Jackwraith Updated March 12, 2019 3275 0
A slow-moving wargame that's often as much history lesson as game experience.
X xthexlo Updated March 07, 2019 2777 0
I generally dislike spending time and energy streamlining my game designs. To people who know my work, that’s probably a pretty obvious statement. Given the choice, I’ll always opt to move onto a fresh project rather than polish and tweak and refine.
W WadeMonnig Updated February 27, 2019 2655 2
When you have a family of six, as I do, getting everyone on the same page or interested in gaming on the same night is a rarity. When the stars do align, the number of interested or attending members can vary, along with how long they will be engaged in actually playing. Card games have virtually zero set-up time, don't require a huge time commitment and can accommodate a flexible number of players. The following card games are the ones that consistently provide the best experience for my family.
J Jackwraith Updated February 20, 2019 3589 0
Star Trek as a phenomenon. How its peoples and the way they changed can be viewed through the best game ever made for it.
J Jackwraith Updated January 30, 2019 3275 0
Well regarded, but never a huge hit, Theseus tests the concept of "rules complexity".