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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

Game Accessories · Reviews

Review of Scythe Modular Board

Game: Scythe Designer: Jamey Stegmaier Accessory: Modular Board Expansions Necessary for Use: No Overview **This is a review of the Modular Board Accessory for Scythe, my review of the base game can be found here.** Positives: ReplayabilityProvides New Challenges to Seasoned PlayersEdit Board to Player NumberNew Bonus Tiles Negatives: Tiles Could MoveSome Configurations be Challenging… Continue reading Review of Scythe Modular Board

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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 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

Main Event Games · Reviews

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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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