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What’s on the Shelf #2

The second installment of What’s on the Shelf! This part of my board game shelf is the bottom right corner. This is where I keep most of my medium box games and a good amount of my games that can play 5+ players. While I may not always look at the bottom shelf, these games … Continue reading

Top 25 Board Games 2016 Edition Part 2

We are back with my top 25 games as of 2016! This was extremely challenging to put together because of all the fantastic games that exist. So how exactly do I go about creating these lists? I get a list of all the games I have played, rated over a 7 out of 10. I … Continue reading

Including New Meeples #2: Yahtzee

Yahtzee is a solid game, one that is still very popular today. There is something about rolling those dice and pushing your luck in order to score the most points. While the roll and re-roll mechanic is intriguing and filled with excitement (there is nothing like shouting YAHTZEE!!!! after a lucky third roll), the strategy … Continue reading

Including New Meeples: A New Series on Introducing People to the Board Game Hobby

I first got into the designer board game hobby a while back. I was playing Catan with some family (which was the only ‘designer’ game I knew at the time) and we were all having a great time. I always liked games but never knew there was anything more than your basic mass market party … Continue reading

Looking Forward: 2016

I am very excited about 2016! This year will be a year of change and a year of firsts in my life. To pair with all the excitement, I also plan to keep reading, playing board games, and blogging! With that, I have put together a short post about what I am excited for this … Continue reading

Year in Review: 2015

I thought I would share a bit of my board gaming and reading statistics from 2015.   In Reading: 31 books read Longest book read: Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follet – 1,008 pages Favorite book I read in 2015: The Wind-up Bird Chronicles by Haruki Murakami 2015 Goodreads Challenge Completed! 31/30 books See my … Continue reading

SES Series: Dice Masters and CCGs

The more I get into the board game hobby, the more I see the disparity of socioeconomic status (SES) represented. While many of us complain about cheap looking or feeling game components and seek out “high quality” productions, I imagine there is a good portion of people who simply cannot afford the price point “high … Continue reading

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