Filler Games · Reviews

Review of Visitor in Blackwood Grove

  Game: Visitor in Blackwood Grove Designer: Mary Flanagan, Max Seidman Published: Resoynm Players: 3-6 Players Playtime: 5-15 Minutes Play Type: Deduction/ Hidden Information     Synopsis: On a dark night in the small town of Blackwood Grove, the peace is disturbed by a sudden crash. Luckily only the Kid is around to see the chaos unfold. Government… Continue reading Review of Visitor in Blackwood Grove

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Review of Topiary

Game: Topiary Designer: Danny Devine Published: Renegade Game Studios, Fever Games Players: 2-4 players Playtime: 15-30 Minutes Play Type: Abstract Strategy Synopsis: It is a bright and sunny day, and a new topiary garden has opened up in town. You plan on visiting the garden, but know it will be crowded on a day like today. You will… Continue reading Review of Topiary

Articles · General Gaming

Five More Games I am Excited to Try at Gencon

In 8 Days I will be leaving for Gencon. Last week Tuesday I shared five of the games I was excited to try at Gencon. Today I will share five more games that I am looking forward to trying and potentially buying. Feel free to share any games that you are also excited to see!… Continue reading Five More Games I am Excited to Try at Gencon

Filler Games · Reviews

Review of Shaky Manor

  Game: Shaky Manor Designer: Asger Harding Granerud, Daniel Skjold Pedersen Published: Blue Orange Games Players: 2-4 players Playtime: 10-20 Minutes Play Type: Dexterity Synopsis: The manor at the top of the hill has a reputation of being haunted. Things seem to move in the night, and not just ghosts either. The house itself seems to move and tilt. However… Continue reading Review of Shaky Manor

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Review of Jungle Joust

Game: Jungle Joust Designer: Adrian Adamescu, Daryl Andrews Published: IDW Games Players: 2-6 players Playtime: 30-45 Minutes Play Type: Betting/ Wagering Synopsis: You have arrived in the capital of the kingdom for the spectacle of the year. Strong warriors riding rhinos are ready to compete in the jousting tournament. Only the quick and mighty will prevail, and it… Continue reading Review of Jungle Joust

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Review of Ticket To Ride: New York

Game: Ticket To Ride: New York Designer: Alan R. Moon Published: Days of Wonder Players: 2-4 players Playtime: 10-15 Minutes Play Type: Set Collection, Route Building Synopsis: Picture this, you have landed in the 1960's in New York city. There are many different sites to see, like the Empire State Building, Central Park, China Town… Continue reading Review of Ticket To Ride: New York

Main Event Games · Reviews

Review of Stuffed Fables

Game: Stuffed Fables Designer: Jerry Hawthorne Published: Plaid Hat Games Players: 2-4 players Playtime: 1 hour- 1 Hour 30 Minutes Play Type: Cooperative, Story Driven, Dice Rolling Synopsis: The day has finally come. Your little girl has grown out of her crib into her big girl bed. It is now time for you to step into your… Continue reading Review of Stuffed Fables

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Review of Christmas Lights

Game: Christmas Lights Designer: Chad Head and Adam Collins Published: 25th Century Games Players: 2-6 players Playtime: 10-30 Minutes Play Type: Card Game, Set Collection, Memory CHRISTMAS LIGHTS KICKSTARTER   Synopsis: It is time to deck the halls and trim the tree. You have opened your decorations box, and need to find the perfect string of lights to… Continue reading Review of Christmas Lights

Articles · Personal Stories

Mommy and Me Gaming

It's Mother’s Day, so it only seems fitting that today I discuss my mom's influence on me as a gamer. My mother and I have always been close as I grew up. When I was younger, I would sit with my mom in the middle of the hallway and we would play pick up sticks… Continue reading Mommy and Me Gaming

Articles · General Gaming · Personal Stories

The Benefits of a Board Game a Day

People ask me frequently, how do I find the time to play games every night? Very simply, I try to make it a priority during my day. My goal is to play a game each night. There are a few reasons that I try to make this commitment. First, board games are inherently social. When… Continue reading The Benefits of a Board Game a Day