Articles · General Gaming

My Ten Favorite Board Game Apps

The last three months have been an odd time for board games in our household. We have been taking social distancing very seriously, so I have only been around my husband. Unfortunately, my husband’s work picked up a lot due to the pandemic, so he has not really had time to play games with me.… Continue reading My Ten Favorite Board Game Apps

Expansions · Painting · Reviews

Review of My Little Scythe: Pie in the Sky

Expansion: My Little Scythe: Pie in the Sky Designer: Hoby Chou and Vienna Chou Publisher: Stonemaier Games     ***This is a review of the first expansion for My Little Scythe, if you are interested in a full My Little Scythe review you can find one here*** ComponentsMy Little Scythe: Pie in the Sky adds some great new components… Continue reading Review of My Little Scythe: Pie in the Sky

Articles · D&D Club · General Gaming

D&D Club for Schools: Going Digital

A few months ago, I started a D&D Club for seven of my students. After three session zeros, and three sessions of actual game play, the stay at home order was given. The order meant putting their adventure on pause until after spring break when we were supposed to return to school. Now it seems… Continue reading D&D Club for Schools: Going Digital

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Ways to Play While Social Distancing

The world has taken a stressful turn over the last couple of weeks. As hold in place orders are being placed around the world, it is important to keep everyone's health in mind even when we want to play games. However, it is also important to keep our own mental health in check as well,… Continue reading Ways to Play While Social Distancing

Main Event Games · Reviews

Review of Root

Game: Root Designer: Cole Wehrle Published: Leder Games Players: 2-4 Players Playtime: 60-90 Minutes Play Type:  Asymmetric War Game Synopsis: You are a member of a proud faction of folk who dwell in the wilderness. Your goal is to capture the wilderness and take control before the other factions can get a hold on the space. Using… Continue reading Review of Root

Main Event Games · Reviews

Review of Lawyer Up

Game: Lawyer Up Designer: Sam Bailey & Mike Gnade Published: Rock Manor Games Players: 2 Players Playtime: 60-75 Minutes Play Type: Tug-O-War and Card Drafting Synopsis: Lawyer Up is a courtroom drama game where you take on the side of either the prosecution or the defense. Prepare to call witnesses, supply evidence and sway jurors. … Continue reading Review of Lawyer Up

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D&D Club for Schools: Session Zero

After nearly two weeks of my students begging me shamelessly, I have decided to start a D&D club before school for my seventh graders. While working through the trials and tribulations of starting a D&D campaign with seven 13 year olds who have never played, I figured I would write up a short series of… Continue reading D&D Club for Schools: Session Zero