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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF/PODCAST CO-HOST : Allow myself, to introduce myself. Boardgaming since the womb, I have an unsound infatuation with buying, playing, discussing, photographing, and writing about boardgames. As a boardgame aesthetics enthusiast (say that 5 times fast) you'll typically find that I spend a large majority of the game examining the design, art, and components. I prefer strategic eurogames but will play just about anything these days (except Arkham Horror). And I love Pearl Jam.

Awards Season In Full Swing

Mar 05, 2015No Comments2809 Views

BoardGameGeek Awards, Greater Than Games & Dice Hate Me Merge, IELLO has more pretty little games, Pandemic Legacy tease and more!

Gaming at Unpub 5!

Feb 20, 2015No Comments5832 Views

We attended Unpub 5 in Baltimore, MD where over a 1,000 gamers gathered for playtesting and open gaming. We've compiled a rundown of unpublished games/prototypes

Floating Market – Preview

Feb 11, 2015No Comments5017 Views

Floating Market is a game for 2-5 players that combines euro-style worker placement and polyhedral dice speculation in a unique and fun way. Be the

Spiel des Jahres Challenge 2015

Feb 05, 2015No Comments3265 Views

For 2015 I have challenged myself to play every Spiel des Jahres winner from the last 20 years and blog about my experiences. Join me!

Marco Polo Races Camels Thru Istanbul

Jan 28, 2015No Comments4548 Views

Award winners Camel Up and Istanbul both receive expansions, Marco Polo journeys onto your tabletop, Catan has changed its name like a pop star, and

Space Cadets Adventures in the Grande Verse

Jan 21, 2015No Comments2924 Views

Space Cadet miniatures, Villains invade the Multiverse, Dominion releases ANOTHER expansion, El Grande returns in a big way, and Traders leave Cathrage for Osaka.

Building Treehouses in Suburbia

Jan 14, 2015No Comments3051 Views

Green Couch Games builds Best Treehouse Ever, Z-Man teases Pandemic Legacy, Suburbia exapands, FFG reprints a classic and Plaid Hat has a ridiculous pre-order.

Dan’s Top 5 of 2014

Jan 08, 2015No Comments3672 Views

Whose bright idea was it to try and condense all of the board games I played this year into a top 5?!

Stronghold No Longer a Mysterium to the Rai...

Dec 30, 2014No Comments8003 Views

Stronghold Games teams up with Spielworxx, FFG designs all-new X-Wing ship, Mysterium and Medieval Academy are picked up in the US, and Eagle and Gryphon

Trying to Keep North Korea Out of the Title

Dec 19, 2014No Comments2225 Views

This past weekend our site was hacked. By whom exactly, we don’t know. In this blog we discuss the list of demands given by the