Blogging, Board Games, Card Games, Miniature Games, Tabletop Games

Top 50 Games of 2018 (30-21)

Welcome to our top 50 games list for 2018, in which I list my personal top 50 games at this point in time.  My choices are not limited to games from this calendar year, but instead, represent my current thoughts on the top 50 games to me.  Next year, some of the games featured may… Continue reading Top 50 Games of 2018 (30-21)

Blogging, Board Games, Miniature Games

Top 50 Games of 2017 (20-11)

Welcome to this year’s top 50 games list in which I list my personal top 50 games at this point in time.  My choices are not limited to games from this calendar year, but instead, represent my current thoughts on the top 50 games out there.  Next year, some of the games featured may move… Continue reading Top 50 Games of 2017 (20-11)

Board Games

Collecting Board Games: Party Games

Like any niche hobby, getting started in board gaming can be a daunting prospect.  There are so many differing opinions on what makes a good game, or what makes an appropriate game for someone new to the hobby.  I do speak from personal experience here, as it has only been in the last 5 years… Continue reading Collecting Board Games: Party Games

Board Games, Miniature Games, RPGs

Top 50 Games 2016 (20-11)

Oh hey, look, we're into the top 20!  Woo and yay, we're getting to the really great stuff, now!  Feel free to go and read parts 1, 2 and 3 first, if you have not already.  Once that's done, you can proceed and take a little look at numbers 20 through 11 of my top… Continue reading Top 50 Games 2016 (20-11)

Audio

Great Games with Traitor Mechanisms: An Audio Followup

Earlier this week, I posted an article that featured a handful of games that make good use of traitor mechanisms.  Here, I reflect a little on this article and discuss on further game in which the traitor mechanism is central to play: This was recorded before our first episode of No Rerolls Radio, otherwise I'd… Continue reading Great Games with Traitor Mechanisms: An Audio Followup

Board Games

Starting a Board game Collection: Part 3 (Revenge of the Eurocube)

In the final part of this series, I'm going to look at heavier "gamer" games and lighter "filler" games. 6. The Heavier "Gamer" Game The games covered thus far have all been reasonably straightforward and easy to pick up and play. This category looks at games that are slightly more complex. These games tend to… Continue reading Starting a Board game Collection: Part 3 (Revenge of the Eurocube)

Board Games

Getting a Clue

As I suggested in a previous post, we really are in a Golden Age of board games just now, and it pains me to see so many people sticking to old-fashioned, creaky games when there are so many elegant, gorgeous, or otherwise wonderful games available. Today, I am going to look at another venerable - if… Continue reading Getting a Clue