Articles · General Gaming

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

Articles · General Gaming

Thoughts on Scoring Mechanisms

The other day while I was browsing Facebook, I came upon someone asking about why a game had a score pad rather than a dry erase score tracker. I don't remember which game was being discussed, but it caught my attention because I was surprised that so many people would prefer a dry erase method… Continue reading Thoughts on Scoring Mechanisms

Articles · General Gaming

Five Games I Love to Play but Hate to Teach

Being both a teacher and the main gamer in my house, it means that I get delegated the task of teaching pretty much every game my family plays. While I sometimes play at public game nights, the majority of my gaming happens with my family so I am frequently teaching new games. While it is… Continue reading Five Games I Love to Play but Hate to Teach

Main Event Games · Reviews

Review of My Little Scythe

Game: My Little Scythe Designer: Hoby and Vienna Chou Published: Stonemaier Games Players: 1-6 Playtime: 45-60 Minutes Play Type: Area Control/ Light Combat Synopsis: Each year the Kingdom of Pomme invites two sibling Seekers from all 7 of the animal kingdoms to participate in the Harvest Tournament. This friendly competition determines the new leaders of… Continue reading Review of My Little Scythe

Articles · General Gaming

Theme Musings: Education/ School

Today marked the first day of my new school year, and aptly my mind has been very focused on school and making sure my students have the best experience they can have. This focus on education has not surprisingly also passed over to my board gaming as well. It has my mind stuck on the… Continue reading Theme Musings: Education/ School

Articles · General Gaming · Personal Stories

The Meeple Street Takes on Extra Life

  EXTRA LIFE PAGE I have no qualms about sharing just how much board gaming has been a life changing event for me. It has helped me manage my depression, connect with others, and create life long friendships. Recently I have been wondering if there was a way to give back to the community in… Continue reading The Meeple Street Takes on Extra Life

Main Event Games · Reviews

Review of Everdell

Game: Everdell Designer: James A. Wilson Published: Starling Games Players: 1-4 Playtime: 40-80 Minutes Play Type: Worker Placement/ Set Collection   Synopsis: Everdell is a beautiful valley, shadowed by immense trees and divided by shining creeks. Hidden amongst the Ever Tree, a grand tree that offers share and protection the critters of the valley have found that it is… Continue reading Review of Everdell