So how did our mechanics work out? Meh, I’ve certainly played better, but I’ve played worse as well.
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Thanks to Minion Games, we have one free copy of this game to give away!
So this weeks challenge was to “Play your favorite game”. Wow. Ok. I don’t know about you, but I always have trouble answering anyone when they ask me what my favorite _______ is. Life is a smorgasbord, why in the world would I pick just one?! For some people picking a favorite game might be slightly [...]
This weeks challenge was to play a game with eight or more people. Going into this challenge I was cocky, because I don’t ever have trouble getting eight people together for a game. My average game night has 14+ people, so eight is no sweat. How could this challenge possibly be difficult?! The short answer [...]
There is a reason that some of us have set strategies for a game, because they work. Or at the very least, they work for us.
Clones. The world of gaming is full of them. Monopoly is the same as Ghettopoly which is the same as hundreds of other games. Similarly, Crazy Eights is the same as Uno which is the same as “dabong!”. These kinds of duplicates do one of two things: A.) drive fans of that style of game [...]
Where did the week go! This weeks challenge was to play the game I own with the shortest name. For me, this was simply “Go”, an ancient Chinese game on par with Chess. This is a game I have owned for a long time. The set I have was acquired while I worked for “Games [...]
The gamer challenge for this week was to play a game and switch sides half way through.
Normally when I think of “Gaming in Indianapolis” I envision conventions and gaming groups (a.k.a. gaming geeks sitting around tables playing things such as “Settlers of Catan”). However, this week I was invited by a friend to join in on a completely different gaming experience. I never thought that I would associate local Indianapolis gaming [...]
If you read my blog regularly, you know that today is challenge day. Every Friday I post about my endeavors with completing the “Gamer Challenge” for that week. These challenges come from the Board Game Calendar that was published this year, and this weeks challenge was to play a game that has been published in [...]