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How to Play Board Games Online

How to Play Board Games Online One of the biggest joys of board games comes from the social component. When my days are often spent in front of a computer screen, interacting with people in a physical space feels like a novelty. I’ll take every chance I can get to revel in

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Houkago Saikoro Club Ep. 4 – 6 Nimmt Nonsense

Houkago Saikoro Club Ep. 4 – 6 Nimmt Nonsense When watching any given show, I don’t typically elevate one character over another. But in this episode of Houkago Saikoro Club, Midori earns that top spot. It takes a skilled player of games to be able to set up a troll like that.

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Finding a Board Game Group

Finding a Board Game Group A question often asked on board game discussion forums is how to find a group of people to play board games with. It’s a critical issue, given that board gaming is a medium that requires people to be physically present to be enjoyed. Arranging for that to

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5 Star Wars Board Games Worth Playing

5 Star Wars Board Games Worth Playing I’m excited about Star Wars: the Force Awakens, and chances are, if you’re reading this, you’re probably excited about it too. Hell, even the critics at Rotten Tomatoes seem to love what J.J. Abrams has done for the franchise. So if you’ve been preparing for

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5 Bizarre Monopoly Board Game Versions and Rethemes

5 Bizarre Monopoly Board Game Versions and Rethemes Monopoly is the famous property trading game that features property and little trading. It also functions as many people’s first serious board game and, in the process, functions as what is perhaps the most heavily house-ruled board game out there. How else does the

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3 Tips for a Better Board Game Cafe Experience

3 Tips for a Better Board Game Cafe Experience Last month, I got a chance to hit up a boardgame cafe, a place called Gamehaus located out in Glendale. While I’m no stranger to the concept of a boardgame cafe, this is the first time I’d be able to see how a

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Star Wars Carcassonne Comes Stateside

Star Wars Carcassonne Comes Stateside It might have been a licensing tussle between Hasbro, Disney, Hans im Gluck Verlags, and Z-Man games, but after all that wrangling, it looks like Star Wars Carcassonne will finally arrive in the United States. Z-Man has acquired the rights to do one print run of this

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Speculating on King of Tokyo: New Characters, New Design, New Edition?

Speculating on King of Tokyo: New Characters, New Design, New Edition? While I’m usually the type to take announcements as they are without sliding into full-blown speculation, a recent shot of the King of Tokyo box art had me just a little intrigued by it all. After all, the game that takes

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Previewing Mayfair’s New Agricola Board Game

Previewing Mayfair’s New Agricola Board Game If you know me well, you’ll know that Agricola is my favorite board game of all time. The much beloved worker placement game that has you trying to build the most awesome farm possible keeps me engrossed in using my workers in the most efficient manner

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Play Settlers of Catan on the Westeros Map

Play Settlers of Catan on the Westeros Map It’s an intriguing concept: take the hexes from the Settlers of Catan map and arrange it so that it looks like the map of Westeros from the Song of Fire and Ice/Game of Thrones series. And when you play against other people using this