Rants & Raves M MattDP Updated December 11, 2018 1038 0
It is the best bit of the holidays. The saggy, comfortable drift between Christmas and New Year when the house is still full of good things but the stress of entertaining has waned. When the TV and the conversation and the drinks run dry, there's only one thing left to fill the time. Games.
Board Game Reviews W WadeMonnig Updated December 27, 2018 1134 2
Does Decrypto crack the code on party games or is something lost in transmission?
Podcasts JL Josh Look Updated January 07, 2019 679 0
More Fireball Island and The Quest For El Dorado
Fireball Island, The Quest For El Dorado
Josh and Al delve into the Fireball Island expansions and round out the night with Reiner Knizia's The Quest For El Dorado.
Movies and Television BB Black Barney Updated December 14, 2018 526 0
Surprisingly deep for an animated movie, really getting into the weeds on friendship and insecurity. I did not see the first Wreck it Ralph, but that didn't stop neither Emily (my 7-yr old girl) nor myself from really enjoying this. I was sure Sarah Silverman's voice was going to really start grinding my gears after ten minutes, but it strangely became more affecting as you start to really like her character. These messages on friendship and insecurity are really great messages to convey, but this for sure will fall on deaf ears for...
Rants & Raves U ubarose Updated January 16, 2019 1010 0
In 2011, Stronghold Games announced that they were re-printing the old family favorite Suvive!. And there was much rejoicing! There is always much enthusiasm when a new edition of a long out of print game from our childhood is released, but once the nostalgia wears off, do those games actually have any staying power? Did the nostalgia wear off for you? Or did the re-print of Survive! survive? What do you think of the expansions? Survive: Space Attack!? The 30th Anniversary Edition? Do you love it or hate it?...
Board Game Reviews A AndrewMcAlpine Updated December 12, 2018 956 0
Fugitive is a master class in simplicity, a design so pared-down that its beating heart is laid bare on the table from turn one.
Board Game Reviews W WadeMonnig Updated December 12, 2018 693 2
*draws a situation card and reads it out loud* You’ve been tasked with writing a review of Wing It: The Game of Extreme Storytelling from Flying Leap Games. You have an impending deadline and no idea how you are going to start the review.
Board Game Reviews GS Gary Sax Updated December 11, 2018 1129 0
Your soldier’s cover has been largely destroyed by those last shots. She stands up, alone, and needs to make her two shots count or they will be her last. The player assesses the situation and… rolls 11 dice to find out if that happened or not.
Rants & Raves M MattDP Updated December 10, 2018 2020 0
When I sat down to write this, it was going to be an awards piece. Something to celebrate the very best games I've played this year. It was all planned out: I had a series of categories, a winner in each and an overall game of the year. A pleasant exercise in rewarding excellence to cap off an excellent year of releases.