A beautifully quaint game that is the very essence of idyllic serenity in the medieval French countryside. And with zero plague.
Age 7+ ___ Players 2-5
Before the message gets muddled by my attempts to be witty and clever, let me… Continue reading Carcassonne
Our heroes infiltrate the Goblin Stronghold where they meet a strange, creepy gnome and impersonate a god. When last we left our heroes, they had agreed to… Continue reading D&D Diary – The Sunless Citadel – Session 2
Murder and mystery for the modern day Sherlock Holmes. With Donuts.
Players: 1-5 ___ Age: 16+
Score: 8 out of 12
Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game will have you fire up the old grey cells, as you… Continue reading Detective
Our heroes go a quest filled with kobolds, goblins, a dead dragon cult, and the nastiest tree in the world. Presented in Tales From the Yawning Portal… Continue reading D&D Diary – The Sunless Citadel – Session 1
The world’s greatest film about a shark, is now the world’s only game where the shark can finally win.
Player: 2 – 4 ___ Age: 12+
To celebrate the Fourth of July, I went all-in on a Jaws themed weekend. First… Continue reading Jaws
We examine the best ideas in game box storage but mostly I gripe about the ones that drive me bonkers.
I have a very particular pet peeve… Continue reading Top 5 Best & Worst Game Storage
The Saviors settle into life in the big city. They open a tavern, invent popcorn, fall into the Thieves’ Guild, and meet a strange man with an unusual hamster… Continue reading D&D Diary – Waterdeep: Dragon Heist – Session 7
The Menagerie Returns. New players and new characters explore a Gnome Cave tracking a thing called “The Shifter”. But who is the hunter and who is the hunted?
The band of heroes called the Menagerie sure is a motley group of… Continue reading D&D Diary – Dragon of Icespire Peak – Session 3 (and a ½)
We serve up some flights and facts for the best game about beer since Beer Pong.
Player: 2 – 4 ___ Age: 12+
While we wait for the bars to reopen safely, let’s hang out in the virtual pub that… Continue reading The Taverns of Tiefenthal
The Saviors infiltrate a Xanathar hideout, they find their quarry, but then seriously underestimate a mind flayer… Continue reading D&D Diary – Waterdeep: Dragon Heist – Session 6
Volo sends our heroes on a wild goose chase; they get caught in a gang war, and then they rescue the wrong guy. Continue reading D&D Diary – Waterdeep: Dragon Heist – Session 5
The Menagerie invites a new member to the join the band, who manages to derail the entire group within 10 minutes… Continue reading D&D Diary – Dragon of Icespire Peak – Session 2
The most delightful, engaging, and joyful game about our fine feathered friends.
Players: 1-5 ___ Age:10+
I am not, by nature, a bird lover. But this game makes me want to… Continue reading Wingspan
The Saviors, the players, and the DM get lost in the city of Waterdeep, but manage to find their way to the only game in town: The Yawning Portal… Continue reading D&D Diary – Waterdeep: Dragon Heist – Session 4
I join a craftsman league, like the Masons except nerdier, and I meet a new hero. I did my best to ignore… Continue reading The Life of a Game Designer – Part 4: The Game Makers Guild