Top 100: Games 90-81

This post is part of a series discussing my Top 100 Games (of the moment) This makes the third Feld game in a row. It’s one I don’t own and likely won’t get my hands on any time soon, but it’s a really good one. The game uses an auction which would typically have me…

TBGT 2017 Recap

I have the rest of my Top 100 posts to write and have gotten pretty far behind thanks to the last 5 days of amazing TBGT gaming. So for now I’m posting a quick recap of TBGT 2017 in the form of stats and superlatives. I may eventually recap some of the games played in…

TBGT 2017: Getting Ready

Last year I explained what That Board Gaming Thing is, so I’m just going to link to that post and then move straight onto my preparations for the upcoming five days of board gaming in Raleigh. Games I’m Taking to the Event One of the really useful resources that the event has is the games…

Top 100: Games 100-91

This post is part of a series discussing my Top 100 Games (of the moment) Railroad Revolution is the first, but definitely not the last, game from What’s Your Game? to show up on this list. I’ve only actually played the game once which is probably why it isn’t higher, but the memory of the…

Additional Triangle-Area Stores

This post is part of a series discussing Durham-area game stores The following are a couple of game stores, located in Raleigh, that I don’t have personal experience with. But I offer a brief overview in case they’re more convenient for you and you’d like to explore further options. Event Horizon Address: 1496 Garner Station…

Weekly Round-Up: September 10th

It’s been a slow-ish week as people’s attention has been rightfully focused on brewing weather conditions and the ongoing hellish landscape that is the political world, but I do have a few small items to share: The Inside Voices Network has added another amazing podcast to its line-up – Becky & Kelly of Board Games…

Unplayed Games: The Stats

As part of my 2017 gaming resolutions I’m trying to get through some of the games I have sitting unplayed on my shelves, especially those that have been gathering dust for a while. To make it easier to see what needs to be played, I’ve created a Google Sheet to track the games, when I…

Gaming Resolutions – September

It was a super solid month for making progress on my resolutions. I met every single one during the last 31 days which feels amazing – here’s hoping it gives me the momentum to continue to do so. Publish at least 2 blog posts per week With RUTHCon out of the way, and work’s chaotic…

Top 100: Introduction & Index

For a while now I’ve been wanting to try out the Board Game Ranking Engine from PubMeeple. This is a tool designed to help you create a list of your top games through a series of comparisons – after being presented with pairs of games from which to select a favourite, the tool puts it…

Top 100: the PubMeeple Ranking Engine

This post is part of a series discussing my Top 100 Games (of the moment) The PubMeeple Board Game Ranking Engine is an online tool designed to make it easiet to list your favourite games. It takes a list of games you provide and presents you with a series of comparisons, presenting you with two…

East Coast Gaming (Cary)

This post is part of a series discussing Durham-area game stores Address: 218 Nottingham Dr, Cary, NC 27511 Hours: M 5-10, T-Th 10-10, F 10-midnight, S 11-11, S 12-6 Website: https://www.e-c-gaming.com/ Twitter: @Dee_ECG Board Game Nights: Thursday & Saturday   East Coast Gaming is primarily a Magic store, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t check…

Weekly Round-Up – September 2nd

Continuing this small series of news recaps, here’s some more stuff you might have missed over the last week: Hurricane Harvey hit Texas and Louisiana hard, and many have been affected by the resultant flooding, power outages, and shortages. BGG has a Hurricane Harvey Relief geeklist to keep track of their efforts, or you can…