2019 Board Game Trends — Year in Review

As the year draws to a close, we thought we’d take a look back at the 2019 trends that shaped our gaming behavior. One thing became crystal clear: No matter what the year threw at us, board games remained a constant source of comfort. Here are a few of the wonderful things board games provided.… Continue reading 2019 Board Game Trends — Year in Review

Why board games make great gifts

This holiday season, give the gift that keeps on giving–specifically fun, excitement, family bonding and the thrill of a well-timed, epic move. Here’s why games make for the ultimate stocking stuffer, or as the case may be, menorah-accompanier. Board games aren’t THAT expensive While there are certainly games that can run upwards of $100, sometimes… Continue reading Why board games make great gifts

Board Game Conversations During the Holidays

The holidays are approaching, and this time of year serves as a harbinger of awkward conversations to come — Thanksgiving and Christmas are prime times to interact with relatives you either rarely see or suffer through. Don’t let different political beliefs or levels of social awkwardness get in the way of a happy evening! Here… Continue reading Board Game Conversations During the Holidays

Board Game Halloween Costume Ideas

Board games are static objects, but Halloween provides a wonderful opportunity to bring those games to life in the form of a killer costume. Show off your gaming pride by adopting one of the following costume ideas and incorporating it into your next Halloween shindig. Meeple One of the most recognizable game pieces makes for… Continue reading Board Game Halloween Costume Ideas

Helpful tips to surviving loooooong games

To get the most out of a new board game, sometimes you have to really dive in and devote a lot of time to playing, learning and, ultimately, dominating. Longer games (2+ hours) provide an opportunity to settle into your game brain, when decisions happen more quickly and you’re best able to see strategy without… Continue reading Helpful tips to surviving loooooong games