I interviewed the developers at Sentient Cow Games about their debut tabletop game Escape from Dulce and their plans for an entire trilogy on their wonderfully weird Secret Unknown Stuff sci-fi universe.
Review of Game of Thrones: Westeros Intrigue, designed by Reiner Knizia, published by Fantasy Flight Games
Review of Dice Throne Season Two by Roxley.
Designer duos: In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we hook up with the perfect pairs behind some of gaming’s best experiences.
Screen time is always a concern for parents, even those of us who look at video games’ potential as a positive influence in our children’s lives. Mobile gaming alone has exploded into a multi-billion dollar industry. In this age it’s no longer a question if young people play games, it’s which ones.
There are a lot of wonderful, deep, expensive options out there for adults. But if you’re looking for a solid modern board game for the family, we’ve got you covered right here. Here is our list of nine great kid-friendly board games you can enjoy with the whole family.
A good party game has to fulfill certain criteria. It must very easy to teach and play, and support a large number of players. Party games don’t need to be limited to thinly-veiled icebreakers, however. And they should definitely be (mostly) playable while drinking.
The modern board gaming scene is full of a diverse collection of games. Many of them are specifically suited for casual groups and parties, and most you can grab for less than $20.
If you’ve graduated from the days of beer pong into the wonderful world of tabletop gaming, here are some suggestions for your next favorite party game.
Watch the video of my live segment on great family board games from Good Morning Texas!
As I mentioned in yesterday’s post I got to to go on the local ABC affiliate here in Dallas this morning and talk about some of my favorite recommended board games for families.
Click the link below to watch my full 5 minute segment! Big thanks to my awesome sister who’s a PR machine – follow her cooking and gardening page at The Rose Table.
From Ticket to Ride to Catan I talk about the best board games to jump into the hobby with and introduce to friends and family.
For all my fellow DFW, North Texas people, I’ll be appearing on Good Morning Texas (WFAA-ABC) on Friday, November 19 to talk about board games! Specifically great gateway or introductory games to play with the family this holiday season.
For a full list of my top ten board games to get you started in the hobby, check out my published article on Playboy.com (Safe for work).
Below is a list of the games I’m bringing with me to talk about live on air. Continue reading “Talking Board Games Live on Good Morning Texas”
Here is a list of some of the best games to get you started in the wonderful world of board gaming.
We are living in a Golden Age of board gaming. Exciting indie Kickstarter projects bring innovative new concepts to the market. Big publishers like Days of Wonder and Fantasy Flight Games successfully produce new high quality games every year. Board games come in all kinds of wonderful shapes and flavors, from deck-building card games to miniature wargames, and I truly believe there’s a great game out there for everyone.
Of course if you haven’t played a game since getting your ass kicked by dad in Monopoly all those years ago, you may not be aware of all these great games. Or worse, you may be intimidated by hefty rulebooks and boxes filled with dozens of pieces. Thankfully the industry is full of “gateway games” that are intuitively designed to ease you into this wonderfully social hobby. Here is a list of some of the best board games to get you started.