• Posts Tagged ‘board games’

    This Week in Gaming

    by  • September 16, 2012 • News • 1 Comment

    Patricia Vollmer at Wired discusses taking her kids to Dragon*Con – the good and the bad. – Brie Kelly Knox at Wired gives some advice on how to meet other geek parents – pretty basic, but always good to know! – Brie Fantasy Flight is picking up Game of Thrones, Star Wars, and Netrunner,...

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    Takenoko, over the family game

    by  • July 7, 2012 • Reviews • Comments Off on Takenoko, over the family game

    A few months ago I went with my partner to the Festival des Jeux in Cannes, and there I had a chance to meet a lot of people and games! One game among the others caught our attention, for a bunch of reasons. First, when we tried to buy it we found out it...

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    Wargaming with Men: Turn 1 Endeth!

    by  • June 19, 2012 • People & Events • 2 Comments

    I’ve reached the end of Turn 1 and, as my first-time ever as Pope, my butt is being KICKED by the Protestants.  I believe that I let them get away with too many  conversions.  Should have tried burning more of them!  Right now, we move into the diplomacy phase of Turn 2.  I finally...

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    Game Review: Miskatonic School for Girls

    by  • June 13, 2012 • Reviews • 3 Comments

    Back when this Kickstarter was still running, I saw the board game and was mildly amused. Since I had some spare coin jangling in my pocket, I donated and waited patiently for my copy of Miskatonic School for Girls to show up in my mailbox. Upon arrival, I was super excited to run the...

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    Women at gaming events

    by  • April 5, 2012 • People & Events • 3 Comments

    One of the fun things of being a gamer is hanging around at games events. You meet a lot of interesting people, if the event is close enough to your place also spot a lot of known faces. And besides the social point of view, you happily jump around, eager to discover the latest...

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