2018 Gaming Resolutions: March

March was a hectic, hectic month as I traveled to both Granite Game Summit and Unpub 8. As a result, my resolutions fell by the wayside. Publish 2 Gaming posts per week & 1 comics post per month Yup, I failed. I had a number of things started and partially written but wasn’t able to…

2018 Gaming Resolutions: February

February was a short month but that doesn’t mean I get a pass on my resolutions, so it’s time to look back and see how things went. Publish 2 Gaming posts per week & 1 comics post per month I’m still struggling creatively to find my words, both here and for the podcast, but things…

2018 Gaming Resolutions: January

New year means new resolutions. Now that January is over, it’s time for me to look back and see how I did in regards to the goals I set for my gaming 2018. Publish 2 Gaming posts per week & 1 comics post per month I didn’t fulfill this resolution as despite having notes and…

2017 Resolutions Wrap-Up

I started my 2017 resolutions on January 7th, 2017 so I have now completed the full year and it’s time for me to take a look at how the year went by. But first I’m going to quickly sum up the final month’s progress: Publish at least two blog posts per week – yeah, nope….

2018 Resolutions

My 2017 resolutions technically don’t end until January 7th, but I’m starting this year actually on time to make tracking things easier. My goals are similar to last year as they focus on achievable monthly blog, gaming, and collection tasks. Once again, I’ll be posting monthly updates throughout the year to hold myself accountable. Publish…

The 12 Lists of Christmas – Top 5 Games of 2016

It’s been a great year for new games, and it was pretty tough for me to narrow down my list to just five. It probably doesn’t help that I’m something of an omnigamer so I had a lot of games to decide between. But I had to be ruthless, and so here are my top…

The 12 Lists of Christmas – Top 5 Games I Learned in 2016

Given that I’m restricted by what I or my friends happen to have around, I don’t always learn games right when they release. This list represents my favourite games that I was introduced to during 2016 that were actually released prior to the last year. #5 – Endeavour (2009) I was introduced to this game…

The 12 Lists of Christmas – Top 5 Co-operative Games

Sometimes I’m not in the mood to compete for glory against my friends. At those times, co-op games allow us to team up against a common enemy, be it virulent disease, the forces of evil, or just a challenge to count to & from 100 (twice). #5 – Pathfinder Adventure Card Game This game would…

The 12 Lists of Christmas – Top 5 Two-Player Games

Two-player games are a staple in our house and so it’s been a joy to watch the veritable explosion of dedicated two-player games that seems to have recently hit. We especially enjoy those games that can be played at our local bar accompanied by a good beer and great food; everything on this list has…

The 12 Lists of Christmas – Top 5 Games to Play Solo

Solo gaming only occupies a smallish portion of my overall gaming time, but I do enjoy playing a game by myself when chances to get to the game store get slimmer due to work or personal commitments. The games I’ve listed still offer a satisfying experience when played alone that’s equal to the experience you’d…

The 12 Lists of Christmas – Top 5 Games with Great Components

Just like with art, while great components don’t make up for poor game design, they can enhance the experience and make a good game even better. Opening any of the games below can truly impress when people see what’s included in the box. #5 – Mythe: Pop-up board & sacred cheese For a small box…

The 12 Lists of Christmas – Top 5 Dice Games

People either love or hate dice, or more specifically, they love or hate the randomness they add to gaming. I personally find that rolling dice can bring some of the most exciting and satisfying moments in gaming, full of either celebration or dismay depending on how they fall. #5 – Dice Heist I watched my…