Articles · General Gaming

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

Reviews

Review: Scythe Encounters Promo Pack

What is it? Scythe Encounters is a promo pack released for Scythe. It contains 32 new Encounter cards that were designed by fans. The art seen on cards is seen other places throughout the game, however the art used has never before been used for Encounter cards. It retails at 20$ USD. It is not… Continue reading Review: Scythe Encounters Promo Pack

Main Event Games · Reviews

Review of Scoffton

Game: Scoffton Designer: Marcus Finlay, Gavin Vance Published: Vamoose Games Players: 2-4 Playtime: 60-80 Minutes Play Type: Worker Placement/ Set Collection Synopsis: You have wandered into an all you can eat buffet. Your goal? Obviously to get the most value for your dollar. You need to race to the buffet to get your fill of grub before… Continue reading Review of Scoffton

Articles · General Gaming

October 2018 Kickstarters to Check Out

Wow! September flew by, and with October starting, it is time to share my monthly Kickstarters that have caught my eye! This month there seems to be a lot of great games and gaming accessories being released. Here are five different campaigns that I will be watching closely throughout October and potentially backing! D6: Dungeons,… Continue reading October 2018 Kickstarters to Check Out

Articles · General Gaming

Thoughts on Scoring Mechanisms

The other day while I was browsing Facebook, I came upon someone asking about why a game had a score pad rather than a dry erase score tracker. I don't remember which game was being discussed, but it caught my attention because I was surprised that so many people would prefer a dry erase method… Continue reading Thoughts on Scoring Mechanisms

Articles · General Gaming

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

Main Event Games · Reviews

Review of Monarch

Game: Monarch Designer: Mary Flanagan Published: Resonym Games Players: 2-4 Playtime: 30-50 Minutes Play Type: Set Collection Synopsis: You are an heir to a throne, and it has come time to prove your prowess as a leader. Your mother, The Queen, is seeking to appoint the best sibling to lead in her stead once she passes her crown… Continue reading Review of Monarch