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Review of Rise of Fenris (Campaign)

Game: Rise of Fenris (Campaign) Published: Stonemaier Games Designed: Ryan Lopez DeVinaspre and Jamey Stegmaier Players: 1-7 Playstyle: Engine Building Non Spoiler Overview Rise of Fenris captures something that many campaign based games hope to achieve, but often fall short of. It not only provides an engaging story for players to follow, but also provides unique but intuitive… Continue reading Review of Rise of Fenris (Campaign)

Articles · Personal Stories

Top 5 Games in 2018

Its the time of year that is known for reflection, so I figured why not reflect on my personal favorite games of 2018. I must say, this list was a little difficult for me this year, as I have not played as many of the big titles as I would have liked to though many… Continue reading Top 5 Games in 2018

Filler Games · Reviews

Review of Skull King

Game: Skull King Published: Grandpa Beck Games Designer: Brent Beck and Apryl Stott Players: 2-6 Playtime: 30 Minutes Play Type: Trick Taking Synopsis: Pirates are sailing the Seven Seas in search of treasure. Lead your ship to success and become the richest pirate on the sea, or sink into debt as you make poor choices. The strategies you decide upon will… Continue reading Review of Skull King

Filler Games · Reviews

Review of Gearworks

Game: Gearworks Published: PieceKeeper Games Designer: Kirk Dennison Players: 1-4 Playtime: 35-45 Minutes Play Type: Area Control/ Set Collection Synopsis: Once a well renowned tinkerer, you seem to have lost your gusto. Your machines rarely work, and when they do they break easily. The owner of the workshop you work in has given you an ultimatum, produce something incredible or get… Continue reading Review of Gearworks

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

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

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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

Breaking Down Barriers with a Pack of UNO Cards

Many of you know already that I am an educator. I teach middle school students, but another job of mine is helping the students who get an In School Suspension debrief and create a strategy to avoid future disciplinary actions. Students often end up with me after swearing at or becoming aggressive towards a teacher,… Continue reading Breaking Down Barriers with a Pack of UNO Cards

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Painting Journal October 2018

It has been a while since I have shared what I have been up to as far as painting. This week was my evaluation through work, so content has been slow but I have been doing a lot of painting as a way to help with some of the stress aspects! I apologize for being… Continue reading Painting Journal October 2018