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Five Games I Love to Play but Hate to Teach

Being both a teacher and the main gamer in my house, it means that I get delegated the task of teaching pretty much every game my family plays. While I sometimes play at public game nights, the majority of my gaming happens with my family so I am frequently teaching new games. While it is… Continue reading Five Games I Love to Play but Hate to Teach

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Preview for Scythe Encounters

It is no secret that I love Scythe. In fact, Scythe is by far the most played game in my collection. There are many reasons for that, but one major reason is the amount of replayability and variety that is represented in the base game and expansions. That being said, one thing the expansions have… Continue reading Preview for Scythe Encounters

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September Kickstarters You Should Check Out…

It's time for my monthly delve into the world of Kickstarter! Here are three campaigns I am excited about in September: September 18th: Kill Merlin! This is an upcoming hand management and resource management game that focuses on game play that pivots to keep players on their toes. Word on the street is that the game… Continue reading September Kickstarters You Should Check Out…

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Labor Day Giveaway: Upgraded Viticulture Essential Edition

ENTER THE GIVEAWAY HERE!! Summer is coming to an end and the school year is back in full swing. I wanted to celebrate the ending of summer with all of you and I felt the best way to do that was to host a giveaway! This time I have teamed up with my friends over… Continue reading Labor Day Giveaway: Upgraded Viticulture Essential Edition

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Why on Earth Would You Want Virtual Reality Board Games?

Like most things in life, board games often experience different trends as new technologies become available. One thing that is currently being explored is virtual reality based board games. My initial reaction was confusion, and then immediately dismissal. Why on Earth would someone who plays board games want them in virtual reality format, isn't that… Continue reading Why on Earth Would You Want Virtual Reality Board Games?

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Theme Musings: Education/ School

Today marked the first day of my new school year, and aptly my mind has been very focused on school and making sure my students have the best experience they can have. This focus on education has not surprisingly also passed over to my board gaming as well. It has my mind stuck on the… Continue reading Theme Musings: Education/ School

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Top Twos

A conversation earlier this week on Instagram got me thinking hard about what my top games were in a variety of categories. I thought it might be fun to share them on my blog as well. Do you see any that overlap with your favorites? Area Control: Tyrants of the Underdark- I love the mixture of… Continue reading Top Twos