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Overview of Gamehole Con 2018

Yesterday we got home from our yearly excursion to Gamehole Con in Madison Wisconsin. Despite it's smaller size, I can honestly say that it is my favorite convention that we go to yearly. There are a variety of reasons for this, but mostly because it feels like a bunch of friends getting together to play… Continue reading Overview of Gamehole Con 2018

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Why Gamehole Con?

This weekend we will be preparing to head out to our third Gamehole Con. Many people have asked why I choose to attend Gamehole Con versus other larger conventions like Essen Spiel and Pax Unplugged at the end of the month. While I enjoy attending these larger conventions throughout the year, I do believe that… Continue reading Why Gamehole Con?

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Charity in Gaming

As it is getting toward the holiday season, we tend to shift our attention towards the people around us. For me, this means getting involved with a variety of volunteering positions and charities, some that involve gaming and some that do not. Today, November 3rd, marks an important day for two of the charities that… Continue reading Charity in Gaming

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Deluxe Arkham Horror LCG Giveaway

ENTER THE GIVEAWAY We are slowly creeping closer to Halloween, and what better way to celebrate than with a Halloween themed giveaway. I am teaming up with Top Shelf Gamer and Board Game Revolution to offer an extensive giveaway. If you win you will receive a copy of Arkham Horror: The Card Game, Top Shelf… Continue reading Deluxe Arkham Horror LCG Giveaway

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Breaking Down Barriers with a Pack of UNO Cards

Many of you know already that I am an educator. I teach middle school students, but another job of mine is helping the students who get an In School Suspension debrief and create a strategy to avoid future disciplinary actions. Students often end up with me after swearing at or becoming aggressive towards a teacher,… Continue reading Breaking Down Barriers with a Pack of UNO Cards

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Halloween Games for Any Situation

Halloween is just around the corner, and many people are beginning to plan get togethers for the holiday. If you are anything like me, no social gathering is complete without at least one board game played. I figured I would share a variety of horror or Halloween themed games that could be played in any… Continue reading Halloween Games for Any Situation

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Don’t Judge a Player at First Glance

"I'm not sure that this is going to be your kind of game". It is a statement that I frequently run into at game stores and conventions. To be perfectly honest, I completely understand why. I am a young woman, who frequently goes to stores in my work attire. Not exactly the picture of a… Continue reading Don’t Judge a Player at First Glance