My doctor’s boardgamer son only plays “games that are as complicated to learn as they are to play”

I was excited to see a red notification icon on my Facebook page one day and noticed that I had a new message awaiting me. It turned out to be an unsolicited Facebook message from a guy who introduced himself as the son of my doctor. Continue reading “My doctor’s boardgamer son only plays “games that are as complicated to learn as they are to play””

Review: Dark Souls The Board Game

The successful Kickstarter campaign of Dark Souls The Board Game by Steamforged Games completes its journey as copies make their way to the backers starting last week. The highly anticipated board game undoubtedly has great expectations to fulfill, as a Kickstarter product, as a board game, and as a Dark Souls IP. In this review, we delve deep into the darkness to search for embers that may kindle the flame that is Dark Souls The Board Game.

Dark Souls The Board Game: Prepare to Paint

Dark Souls: The Board Game has started to ship to many different countries in the past week and a half. Many Kickstarter backers have received their copies, some in pristine condition, while others containing broken figures or missing pieces altogether. Others, like myself, have yet to receive any type of shipping notification. Continue reading “Dark Souls The Board Game: Prepare to Paint”

Top 5 Board Games for Valentine’s Day 2017

Celebrate this year’s Valentine’s Day by sharing a memorable round or two with this year’s Top 5 Board Games for Valentine’s Day. The following board games have been selected with a few criteria in mind: accessibility, components, replayability, and fun, among other things. Continue reading “Top 5 Board Games for Valentine’s Day 2017”

Dark Souls The Board Game: Prepare to Die or Prepare to Disappoint?

The highly successful Kickstarter campaign of Dark Souls The Board Game by Steamforged Games finally released its rulebook last week for all backers and public to review. Video game enthusiasts, board gamers, and miniature hobbyists alike come together for the much anticipated manual detailing the actual gameplay of the board game. With the gameplay manual now available to everyone, should we Prepare to Die or Prepare to Disappoint? Continue reading “Dark Souls The Board Game: Prepare to Die or Prepare to Disappoint?”

How to be a good spy in Spyfall

Having trouble as a spy in Spyfall? Don’t fret. Here are a couple of “get out of jail free” cards and sly spy tips that will help you lure your opponents into a false sense of security. Learn to transform your threatening words into a reassuring testament of peace and security. Control your suspicious body language and give off a confident and agreeable presence. Continue reading “How to be a good spy in Spyfall”

Review: Reaper Bones Learn to Paint Kit

First of all, the subtitle of this post should be “My Gateway to Miniature Figure Painting.”

After receiving Star Wars: Imperial Assault last Christmas, which I talk about in a different post here, I couldn’t help but feel like there was something missing in the game. Continue reading “Review: Reaper Bones Learn to Paint Kit”

Review: Spyfall

Most spies are portrayed in films, books, and other media as cunning and intelligent. Armed with silenced weapons, high-tech gadgets, and flawless disguises, they can subdue their targets with a single swift motion. And if that’s not the case, they can drop them with good looks and charismatic banter. In Spyfall, the spy has none of those things. As a spy in Spyfall, the only thing in you’ll have in your arsenal is your wits. Continue reading “Review: Spyfall”