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Pacman Board Game
SR Scott Rogers Updated April 08, 2019 1948   0
I often wonder “why don’t board games sell like video games?” I know that there have been a few tabletop games that have sold a million or more copies (many of which took decades to do so) but none of them sell with the speed that video games do. Why not?
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J Jackwraith Updated February 27, 2019 3039   0
When game identity and topic becomes a problem, how do you deal with it?
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J JonathanVolk Updated February 20, 2019 1855   0
Jonathan Volk returns to try and figure out what play is (and why some of the most playful people we know might opt out of playing games). This is Part 1 of a longer series called A Seat at the Table, which examines the ways we construct and close off our game tables.
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J Jackwraith Updated February 04, 2019 6734   0
Expressions of self through unchanging simulacra.
Dune Board Game
J JonathanVolk Updated January 30, 2019 15617   1

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Introducing Jonathan Volk- our new writer with a killer take on one of the best games of all time.
Dragon Dice
X xthexlo Updated June 25, 2018 1310   1
Grithsdane was disposable. That's what made him so much fun.
Far From the Funding Crowds
X xthexlo Updated June 14, 2018 1689   1
I'm an idiot for not using Kickstarter.
Inspiration
MT Matt Thrower Updated June 04, 2018 946   0
Hanging on the wall in a cramped hallway is a huge painting. Three boats speed across it, their tall sails blurring as they whip in the wind. The rippling sea and bruised sky are patchworks of colour, contrasting fiercely like the elemental enemies they are. Light, catching on the surface, reveals unexpected textures. Rakes of painterly brush strokes shimmer, their refraction bringing it all to life as I move my head. 
Mind Flayers
X xthexlo Updated June 01, 2018 1041   0
It's one of the most viscerally evocative monsters in gaming...and it is also a mental anchor.
Jim Felli - "I'm a Terrible Game Hobbyist"
X xthexlo Updated May 23, 2018 2469   0
 There. I said it.
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