Filler Games · Reviews

Review of Kingdomino

Game: Kingdomino Designer: Bruno Cathala Published: Blue Orange Games Players: 2-4 Playtime: 15-20 Minutes Play Type: Tile Placement/ Tile Drafting   Synopsis: You are a powerful lord seeking to expand your kingdom into new lands. You will grow as a kingdom as you explore new territories to seek the best combination of mountains, forests, oceans… Continue reading Review of Kingdomino

Articles · General Gaming · Personal Stories

Celebrating My Birthday

Today is my birthday, I turned 24 and will spend the day corralling middle schoolers, then having my usual campaign of Gloomhaven in the evening. That means that I had to celebrate my birthday yesterday with my family.  This probably won't surprise anyone, but celebrating to me meant playing board games...with some cake. The picture… Continue reading Celebrating My Birthday

Articles · General Gaming

One Time Use Games

There is a trend going on in the board game world that focuses on legacy games and one time use games. Legacy games follow a campaign, and permanent changes are made to the board. The majority of these games can be played 10-12 times in a campaign, and then the game is over and can… Continue reading One Time Use Games

Articles · Painting

First Time Painter’s Guide

I have been painting for just over 4 years now. I am by no means an expert, don't expect me to be receiving any Crystal Brush or Golden Demon awards. I have never tried an airbrush, despite the fact that it is equal parts terrifying and exciting...hopefully I will be able to soon. This guide… Continue reading First Time Painter’s Guide

Articles · General Gaming · Personal Stories

Favorite Themes for Games

The board gaming industry has expanded to cover so many different themes over the years. It is absolutely wonderful to have so many options to pick from when picking up a game. I naturally have some favorite themes that I tend to gravitate towards, and if a game has one of those themes I am… Continue reading Favorite Themes for Games

Main Event Games · Reviews

Review of Mysterium

Game: Mysterium Designer: Oleksandr Nevskiy Published: Libellud Games Players: 2-7 Playtime: 45 Minutes- 1 Hour Play Type: Co-op Deduction Synopsis: Mr. Macdowell has hired mediums to help decipher ghostly visions from a supernatural entity who is inhabiting his home. These mediums will have only seven hours to solve a dated mystery. What happened to the… Continue reading Review of Mysterium

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Expectations of Kickstarter Creators

Kickstarter is a wonderful tool that has supported a lot of the development in board games recently. I am not a Superbacker, but I do use Kickstarter frequently to support Indie game developers, or games I don’t think will be readily available at retail near me. When backing a game though, I do have some… Continue reading Expectations of Kickstarter Creators