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Apr 22, 2019

Shelley and I spend the week drafting cards, building our lands, and borrowing each other's actions in

Key Flow by Richard Breese, Sebastian Bleasdale, and Ian Vincent from R&D Games

and then we head to Chile to trade and plan the actions of our workers in

Valparaiso by Stefan and Louis Malz from dlp Games


Apr 14, 2019

Designer and raconteur Tony Boydell (of Snowdonia & Guilds of London fame) joins me for a conversation about game design, jaded gamers, and his own Top 10 from the past year.

Here's his list:

The Mind



Holding On

Airship City

Gingerbread House

Symphony No. 9

Endeavor: Age of Sail

Tales of the...

Mar 31, 2019

Shelley and I train our students and gain knowledge by wandering around Europe in

Newton by Simone Luciani and Nestore Mangione from Cool Mini or Not and Cranio Creations

then attempt to thwart the evil intentions of Nogbad, create wondrous Inventions, and show our heroism by completing Sagas in 

Tales of the...

Mar 17, 2019

Shelley and I build pastel buildings as we wander through the beautiful Venetian island of Burano in

Walking in Burano by Wei-Min Ling from EmperorS4

and then create fantasy islands and try to score the most points in doing so in

Skylands by Shun from Queen Games

Mar 11, 2019

Shelley and I race to build the best fleet of space ships and send them out into the void in 

Space Base by John D. Clair from AEG

and then send our crusading knights across Europe to defeat the heathen hordes in

Crusaders: Thy Will Be Done by Seth Jaffee from Tasty Minstrel Games