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Brass: A First Play Reflection

It’s 4:30pm on a Saturday full of gaming. I have been at a friend’s house since 10am playing various games. Five others have also been there for the duration of the day but two are have to leave early, bringing our number down to four. So far, we have got many games to the table… … Continue reading

Lovecraft and Cthulhu: Stop It

Lovecraft. Just stop it. I have heard pretty much every board game content creator I watch / listen to lament about how much Cthulhu is in the hobby. “Not another Cthulhu game” had become a refrain when talking about the upcoming releases. Even Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG) released an expansion for their card game Sash … Continue reading

Under the Radar: Stereotyping Indigenous Culture for Theme

There is a huge glaring gap in the conversation about representation and co-option of culture in the board gaming hobby. I hear a lot about the representation of black, latino, and asian peoples, but I rarely hear about co-opting, stereotyping, and tokenizing of indigenous culture to use as board game themes. To me, it seems so … Continue reading

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