March Round-Up

March was a hectic month as I attended two out-of-state conventions – Granite Game Summit and UnPub 8. To make things worse I came down with the dreading con crud after G2S which meant I started my UnPub weekend not sick but a little more drained than would have been ideal. Aside from the cons,…

Collection Update: March 2018

I added a LOT of games to my collection in March thanks to a lot of boxes showing up while I was in Baltimore for UnPub 8. Turns out a few Kickstarters had decided to fulfill at the same time, and since I already have more tracking numbers in my email, it looks set to…

Granite Game Summit: In Review

Awesome photo from Sunday night dinner courtesy of Kimberly Well, I had grand plans to recap my time at the Granite Game Summit in a blog post full of stories and my impressions of the games played. However, the day I traveled back was well, hellish and then the days after that were spent getting…

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…

February Round-Up

February was a pretty uninspiring month overall. For the most part is was simply working as usual and not doing much on my days off, interspersed with mild family drama and one unfortunate sudden loss. As such, gaming was slim. I did get in a few good days of trying new things or visiting old…

Collection Update: February 2018

GAMES Agra – Tiffany Bruges – Adam Fjords – Adam The Grimm Forest – Kickstarter fulfillment Harvest Dice – Atomic Empire Hero Realms – Atomic Empire (technically Kit’s V-Day gift) Navegador– Adam Rajas of the Ganges – Atomic Empire Sakura – Osprey Games EXPANSIONS Hero Realms character packs (Cleric, Fighter, & Thief) – Atomic Empire…

The Lost Expedition (2017) – Review

Designer: Peer Sylvester Artist: Garen Ewing Publisher: Osprey Games In May of 1925, renowned explorer Percy Fawcett, his son Jack, and Jack’s friend Raleigh Rimall said farewell to their guides at Dead Horse Camp and headed off alone into the dense Amazon forest. Oral tradition amongst the Kalapalos people speaks of meeting the men and…

Top 10 Older Games I Learned in 2017

This is part of my 2017 Recap series – for the others, go here Not only did I play a lot of new games in 2017, but I also learned a ton of other games that had been released in 2016 or earlier. Out of all of those titles, Pub Meeple helped me determine that…

Whose Turn January 2018 – Event Recap

I spent a very enjoyable Friday through Saturday at the Durham Convention Center playing games with a ton of great friends at the latest Whose Turn Is It Anyway. This is a smallish but ever-growing convention where the focus is purely on playing games – there’s a local NC game FLGS, Cape Fear Games, that…

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…

January Round-Up

January was an interesting month, in which we weathered (hah!) two different snow events, of vastly different degrees of severity; both storms did manage to cancel planned Charterstone sessions which was a bummer. Also in the last month, I finally started orthodontic treatment by having braces put on. I’m already counting down the 30 months…

Collection Update: January 2018

First up, here are some games & gaming accessories that I purchased late on December 31st of 2017 after publishing my December collection post. The Bloody Inn – Atomic Empire Bruxelles 1893 – Atomic Empire Raiders of the North Sea – Atomic Empire Xanathar’s Guide to Everything (D&D supplement) – Atomic Empire And now, here…