Filler Games · Reviews

Review of Jabberwocky

Game: Jabberwocky Published: Jellybean Games Players: 1-7 Playtime: 20-30 Minutes Play Type: Variety Synopsis: You have fallen down the rabbit hole and landed in Wonderland. Experience the land through a variety of games but beware of the tricks of the land. Most of all, beware of the Jabberwocky. Game Play: While I would normally detail the game play… Continue reading Review of Jabberwocky

Articles · General Gaming

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

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

Articles · General Gaming

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

Articles · General Gaming

Thoughts on “Over-Produced” Games

Recently in many of the board gaming groups I follow, I have been seeing a trend of people complaining about games being over produced. This is a somewhat puzzling statement to me, after all I find a lot of joy in games that go a step above and beyond. Generally when I see this statement,… Continue reading Thoughts on “Over-Produced” Games

Main Event Games · Reviews

Review of Blue Lagoon

Game: Blue Lagoon Designer: Reiner Knizia Published: Blue Orange Games Players: 2-4 Playtime: 25-45 Minutes Play Type: Route Building/ Set Collection Synopsis: You are the chief of a tribe and you seek to explore new islands to settle and expand your tribe's resources. When you stumble upon a newly discovered archipelago, you hurry to create settlements on the resource rich… Continue reading Review of Blue Lagoon

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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