The secret-agent/password-inspired party game that Matt Colville is obsessed with and you should be too.
Players: 2 – 8 ___ Ages: 10+
Score: 10 out of 12
It is amazing that such a fun game can come from such a simple idea. Guessing… Continue reading Codenames
What happened to my ThAC0? What the hell is a ThAC0?
My son wants to play Dungeons & Dragons. I, like a fool, offer to teach him. I used to play back in the 70’s and 80’s, so I knew the Original game up to 2nd Edition. This should be easy… Continue reading D&D Debate – 5e Starter Set
The Game of Hilarious Comparisons that is beyond Comparison
Players: 4 – 10 ___ Ages:10+
Score 9 out of 12
Here it is, the granddaddy, the original, the creator of an entire sub-genre of tabletop party games. Without Apples to Apples… Continue reading Apples to Apples
Since everyone loves a TOP TEN list, we decided to give you 4. I asked the first three people I met on a random day in February to give me their Top Ten favorite games. Weirdly, the first three people happened to be… Continue reading Family Game Night Top 10s (+1 Top 20)
The cool, sort of Portuguese game that bumped Scattergories off our Top 20.
Players: 2 – 4 ___ Ages: 8+
Score: 11 out of 12
This game is determined to defy all notions of what a game should be. It’s not quite a board game and it’s not quite a party game. Despite this, Azul is definitely three things:… Continue reading Azul
The Road to Phandalin. My boys want to learn to play D&D. What’s a good dad supposed to do? The smart ones tell them to go play “Skyrim”. The dumb & awesome ones say, “Hey, I used to play D&D. This will be easy. I’ll teach you.” Guess which one I am… Continue reading D&D Diary – Lost Mine of Phandelver – Session 1
The silliest, stupidest, scariest, most excellent thing to come out of Australia in 1995 that isn’t Steve Irwin
Players: 3 – 6 ___ Ages: 12+
Score : 11 out of 12
In celebration of Valentine’s Day, we’ll review a game that celebrates all the emotions of the millions of “real” relationships in the world, namely fear, anxiety, panic, and revenge… Continue reading Atmosfear ‘The Harbingers’