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Review of Forsaken Forest

Game: Forsaken Forest Designer: Alec Nezin Published: Forsaken Games Players: 4-12 Playtime: 20-60 Minutes Play Type: Social Deduction Synopsis: You have accompanied a group of travels through a dark forest, with mysterious forces awakened. Little do you know some of your companions have already become corrupted. Your only chance of survival is to make it… Continue reading Review of Forsaken Forest

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Tips for Starting a Board Game Club for Students

I am a middle school teacher. During my lunch period two times a week I run a board game club for students. Many people have asked me for suggestions for how to start a club for students in their own schools. After giving it some thought, here are my suggestions for successfully engaging students in… Continue reading Tips for Starting a Board Game Club for Students

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Boardgames and TV Shows that Pair Well Together

Yesterday, my husband and I finished the first season of The Umbrella Academy. While watching, my husband made the comment that the show seemed very similar to Time Stories. It got me thinking about other shows and board games that would pair well together, and potentially even create a gateway between board games and T.V.… Continue reading Boardgames and TV Shows that Pair Well Together

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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

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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

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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

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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