Monthly Archives: October 2019

Thoughts on the JOKER movie

Thoughts on the JOKER movie

Ever since the movie trailer for JOKER rolled out, I’ve been hearing mixed reactions from friends regarding whether they would go see it or not. Some said they didn’t feel it was true to the comics. Since I’m not an a ...
My First Castle Panic Cooperative Game Overview

My First Castle Panic Cooperative Game Overview

I’m often asked how we got involved in the gaming industry. We typically outline details about how we started by playing games like Castle Panic at a local board game meetup then jumped right in to a myriad of more difficult ...
Thrift Treasure: Circulo Strategy Game

Thrift Treasure: Circulo Strategy Game

A new school year means the girls will be trying to make All-State for the various instruments they play. Leading up to the weekend of auditions are a number of camps and workshops held across the state. These are established to give kids t ...
Joust Board Game Overview

Joust Board Game Overview

One of the board game series that I’ve been most excited about is the video game series announced by IDW Games a couple years ago. Their first release was Centipede, a two-player head-to-head battle where one player got to play as the ...
Trapwords Party Game Overview

Trapwords Party Game Overview

With over 5,000 new games releasing each year, there’s no shortage of word games or party games on the market to choose from. We’re always trying to find what makes one stand out from another. As an example, ...
Filler Card Game Overview

Filler Card Game Overview

The hobby of modern board games has a lot of unique words and terms that probably don’t make sense to those who haven’t partaken in the fun. “Meeples“, “Euro”, “Ameritrash”, “Deck-Builde ...
Preparing to Attend A College Fair

Preparing to Attend A College Fair

It seems like just yesterday that I was waving as Madison boarded the bus for preschool. But it was far from yesterday… it was August 2007. So much of what we did back then was a first. I tried to start making a list of those early &# ...