My Favorite Tabletop Games of 2018 – Video
Jan14

My Favorite Tabletop Games of 2018 – Video

I didn’t get to play a lot of the games I wanted to that came out last year, mainly due to the time involved. For that reason this list is a little on the light side, but these are the top ten board games / tabletop games I loved playing in 2018. I played a lot with family and non gamers last year, so this list has a lot of family type games on it. I genuinely believe these are some of the best games that released last year,...

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My Favourite Game of 2018: Blue Lagoon – Article
Jan11

My Favourite Game of 2018: Blue Lagoon – Article

It is hardly surprising that Reiner Knizia tops the list as the designer of my favourite game for 2018. He a prolific designer that has the ability to make old mechanics feel new or simply designs new mechanics. His games range from light filler games to heavy euro styled games. Blue Lagoon published by Blue Orange Games is on the lighter family side but has plenty going on that many of my heavy euro friends find satisfying.     In...

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New Year Gaming Resolutions
Dec30

New Year Gaming Resolutions

It is that time of year when we pause with gratitude for what was and to begin with hope for the year to come. I had minimal ability to grow my collection this year, but I did have friends who helped me along the way. I was gifted games by some people, my gaming group grew and we started sharing our collections. The best part is that new friendships were made and wonderful shared experiences created. Even though I only bought one new...

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Best Family Board Games of 2018 – Article
Dec28

Best Family Board Games of 2018 – Article

I was going to do a ‘you should buy this for Christmas’ post, but time has gotten away from me, so consider this more of a family games that released this year that you should try to play – and / or buy – in 2019. Ok let’s kick things off! These are the games I’ve found pretty awesome (so far) for 2018 and games that I think would work great for family / beginner play. ​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ THE MIND: First...

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The Board Game Minimalist – Interview
Dec24

The Board Game Minimalist – Interview

At this time of year more than most gamer’s focus will be one what game to next add to our collection. If you are like me this might be an issue if you have run out of room to put games, or if you just have more games than you can play. I was most impressed when I met the Board Game Minimalist on Twitter and got to know him. The Board Game Minimalists is as big a gamer as any, but has managed to get his collection to just 30...

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Facing My Shame This Holiday Season – Article
Dec04

Facing My Shame This Holiday Season – Article

After years of talking about it, this holiday I will be playing The Castles of Burgundy. I can hear the collective gasps of experienced board gamers shocked to hear that I have never even seen the game displayed on a table. Yet time and time again I have listened to people talk about it with such regard, some even professing it as their favourite of all time. As I left my standard, “I need to play this” on another in a...

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Sleeve Kings – Kickstarter
Nov14

Sleeve Kings – Kickstarter

Looking after your games is something every gamer likes to do. If you are like me you might enjoy games with lots of cards, but looking after those cards means sleeving them. Yet sleeving cards for board games can be costly as doing it on the cheap often means dealing with sleeves that split and crumble easily. This can be a deterrent to anyone who has just dropped $100 on a game and now has 170 cards to sleeve. This week Sleeve Kings...

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