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Gloomhaven First Impressions

Last night I started my first campaign of Gloomhaven. I had been thinking about purchasing it for a couple of months, but another friend of mine bought a copy and invited me to join the campaign. I was looking forward to seeing what all the chatter was about. We met up at our local friendly… Continue reading Gloomhaven First Impressions

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May 2018 Top 10 Most Wanted

The month of May is a time that I have to be especially cognizant of what is on my top most wanted list. My Birthday is on May 21st, and many of my family members find me difficult to buy for. They know I love board games, but they also know I have about 300… Continue reading May 2018 Top 10 Most Wanted

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Play by the Rules

Rule books today come in all shapes and sizes for board games. I have games where the rule book fits on a couple small cards, one easy to read sheet of paper or an entire novel. I generally find that long rule books can create a barrier that keeps new players from fully diving into… Continue reading Play by the Rules

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Unboxing Muse

  Last month I was lucky enough to win a copy of Muse designed by Jordan Sorenson, and published by Quick Simple Fun Games. They sent me both the game, and an additional promo card. It is such a beautiful game that I figured I would do some quick un-boxing photos for you! The game… Continue reading Unboxing Muse

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Why Play on Apps?

Many people shy away from playing board game apps on phones. I understand the sentiment, why play an app when you could sit down away from technology and actually play a game? I can easily see the arguments against board game apps. They go against my normal attitude of putting technology away and spending time… Continue reading Why Play on Apps?

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Controversy of Board Game Apps

Board gaming is an inherently social activity, where people have to be fully present to make the most of the experience. For that reason, I prefer that when people are playing a board game with me, that they kindly stay off their devices with the exception of taking a quick picture or two. It helps… Continue reading Controversy of Board Game Apps