Articles About board games

Look Out! A (Rivet) War is Coming!

Look Out! A (Rivet) War is Coming!

Among the board game crowd, there is a class of game that’s been around for a while. Commonly referred to as “miniatures games”, these strategy/role-playing titles usually include highly-detailed pieces that you can custom ...
Hot Tin Roof Board Game Overview

Hot Tin Roof Board Game Overview

If you’ve ever delved into the world of hobby games, you already know the publisher Mayfair Games. Not only are they a sponsor of the biggest gaming convention in the U.S., they are the company that introduced the world to Settle ...
Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (USAopoly)

Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (USAopoly)

ChiTAGFair is always a fun experience for our entire family but last year we took a different spin and let our young correspondents interview inventors and company representatives. Because they enjoyed it so much (and everyone else thought ...
Top 10 Board Games of 2014

Top 10 Board Games of 2014

We’ve been very fortunate in 2014 to be able to bring you a wide variety of “offline games” to consider for your holiday and birthday purchases. We firmly believe that a good board game is essential in the development of a ...
Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (Brainy Thinkers)

Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (Brainy Thinkers)

ChiTAGFair is always a fun experience for our entire family but last year we took a different spin and let our young correspondents interview inventors and company representatives. Because they enjoyed it so much (and everyone else thought ...
Coal Baron Board Game Overview

Coal Baron Board Game Overview

At what point should one consider themselves obsessed? Is it when you can’t get something out of your head? When your dreams have been taken over? For me it is when I start trying to perfect something that has a slight imperfection an ...
We Have a Monopoly on Christmas

We Have a Monopoly on Christmas

I have such a hard time when it comes to buying presents for our niece & nephews (not to mention our preteen daughter). Some years they tell us exactly what to get them, usually from some brand name clothing store at the mall. Other yea ...
It Takes a Village

It Takes a Village

The other day I was playing a board game and thought to myself, “You know what would be fun? If I could kill off all my pawns and still win the game!” I kid, that didn’t happen. But you have to wonder exactly what does go ...
Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (na2ure)

Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (na2ure)

ChiTAGFair is always a fun experience for our entire family but last year we took a different spin and let our young correspondents interview inventors and company representatives. Because they enjoyed it so much (and everyone else thought ...
Thrift Treasure: Rolit

Thrift Treasure: Rolit

One game I think we’ve all played at one point in our lives is Othello. That frustrating 2-player strategy game that has you surrounding your opponents pieces, turning them into your color. This week’s Thrift Treasure is a varia ...