BGG Rank #6 – 1/27/2017 This past weekend, I finally got to try out Scythe, one of the most hotly anticipated releases of 2016. The game’s Kickstarter campaign demolished its lofty goals, amassing over 17,000 backers and $1.8 million dollars. By the time the game finally reached the table, it did so facing a tidal… Read More Review: Scythe
A mini-review of Love Letter, and an update on my progress with the Top 100 list… Read More Lists and Letters
BGG Rank #83 – 1/20/2017 Being on the road this past weekend, I had to get a little creative to keep chipping away at my list of the top 100 games. With all the time I spent in airports and on planes (thanks for the non-weather flight delays each way, United Airlines), I figured that… Read More App Review: Ticket to Ride Europe
This week’s update contains a mini-review of One Night Ultimate Werewolf and some info about two upcoming Top 100 reviews.… Read More Packing Light
BGG Rank #1 – 1/13/2017 Gather round, friends, for a story of the greatest board gaming experience I’ve ever had. It’s time to talk about Pandemic Legacy.
A wise man once said, “The journey is more important than the destination.” Or perhaps he just didn’t want to admit that he was lost. Either way, I think this phrase applies to my goal of reviewing the top 100 games. It has been fun to hear from friends, old and new, who have expressed… Read More The Journey Begins
BGG Rank #52 – 1/9/2017 I’ve always loved getting immersed in a good mystery. As I’m reading, watching, or listening, I can’t help but step into the shoes of the detective and see if I can solve it myself. Of course, it’s not quite like being the actual detective — you can’t choose which leads… Read More Review: Sherlock Holmes, Consulting Detective
BGG Rank #41 – 1/7/2017 Today we’ll be taking a look at the 2014 release from Days of Wonder, Five Tribes. First though, please join me as I discuss a brief history of “cameeples”.
BGG Rank #20 – 1/1/2017 Hello, Agent. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to activate our covert operatives in the field. You must exercise the utmost caution to avoid enemy spies—and whatever you do, steer clear of the assassin. Don’t worry though, you’re in good hands. As your spymaster, I’ll be providing… Read More Review: Codenames