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10 Reasons to Attend Gamehole Con

We spent last weekend enjoying our yearly trip up to Gamehole Con in Madison Wisconsin. It is one of my favorite conventions of the year, and I would love to see it continue to grow. If you have not been to this one, here are ten reasons you should consider going next year.  Family Friendly… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Attend Gamehole Con

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5 Games I am Excited to (Hopefully) Demo at Gen Con

Gen Con is just three weeks away now, and I have been working hard to figure out my schedule. A huge part of that is taking a look at games I want to demo and making note of where I can find that game to do so. Each week until we leave, I will release… Continue reading 5 Games I am Excited to (Hopefully) Demo at Gen Con

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Review of Cover Your Kingdom

Game: Cover Your Kingdom Published: Grandpa Beck Games Players: 3-6 Players Playtime: 30-45 Minutes Play Type: Set Collection Synopsis: Congratulations! You have become the ruler of your very own kingdom! Unfortunately, your kingdom is currently devoid of life and magic.Your job will be to convince the various magical creatures roaming the valley to inhabit your… Continue reading Review of Cover Your Kingdom

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Geekway to the West Game Play Thoughts Part 1

I spent last weekend at Geekway to the West, a gaming convention near St. Louis Missouri. It was structured very differently from other conventions I have attended. Rather than buying tickets for events, most of the space was available for open gaming with a play to win library and a regular library of games available… Continue reading Geekway to the West Game Play Thoughts Part 1

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Review of Tiny Towns

Game: Tiny Towns Designer: Peter McPherson Published: Alderac Entertainment Group Players: 1-6 Players Playtime: 45-60 Minutes Play Type: Abstract Strategy Synopsis: You are the mayor of a town located in the heart of a forest, where small creatures have made their escape from local predators.Finding resources in this forest can be difficult, but you take… Continue reading Review of Tiny Towns

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Review of Danger: The Game

Game: Danger: The Game Designer: Phillip Blackwell Published: Origami Whale Players: 3+ Playtime: 30-60 Minutes Play Type: Story Telling, Party Game Synopsis: There are dangers around every corner. Your job is to help save victims of the countless dangers in the world. The only catch is your limited tool supply and skills. Game Play: Danger:… Continue reading Review of Danger: The Game

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Mental Health Awareness Month: 4 Games That Helped Save My Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness month in the United States. Mental health is a cause that I am extremely passionate about as I have struggled with depression for over a decade. I think it is important to share about that struggle to help destigmatize mental illness and the problems that come with it. While depression… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Month: 4 Games That Helped Save My Mental Health