How to Take Group Gaming to the Next Level

Games played in large groups reward players in ways that significantly differ from standard board games. For starters, many don’t involve a board at all—some opt for cards to deliver secret role information to players while others exist as purely verbal affairs. Still, many of the same principles of play apply, and a mastery of… Continue reading How to Take Group Gaming to the Next Level

Conventions Are Back! Are you ready though…

The opening of cities across the country represents an opportunity to restore a sense of normalcy to us pale, multiplayer-deprived gaming types: Conventions! Finally, a chance to reconnect with likeminded gamers around a shared affinity for a particular game, artist or spin off TV show. Before venturing forth into large, empty convention halls, heed these… Continue reading Conventions Are Back! Are you ready though…

Quarantine Birthdays (Take 2)

Blink and you missed it, but the world recently celebrated the one year birthday of everyone’s favorite coronavirus variant, COVID-19. The celebration was off the chain—if by “celebration” you mean “mask,” “off” you mean “on” and “chain” you mean “face.” The occasion also highlighted how the disease can closely resemble those who were born in… Continue reading Quarantine Birthdays (Take 2)

New Year Board Gaming Resolutions 2021

It’s hard to believe 2020 is already coming to a close (didn’t that year just fly by?!?) and we’re ready to welcome 2021 as the year things change for the better. For us board gamers, it would be difficult for 2021 to do much worse: The pandemic significantly changed how in-person gaming will occur for… Continue reading New Year Board Gaming Resolutions 2021

Bringing People Together with Board Games

A holiday season is approaching unlike any other. This year, family plans are being canceled and group activities are being discarded in favor of remote gift-giving. Yes, it’s upsetting not to be able to check in on Nana or enjoy the sweet treats she usually bakes around this time, but that’s not to say you… Continue reading Bringing People Together with Board Games