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…

Darkside Detective

The Darkside Detective is a short but extremely well-written, amusing little point & click game featuring the strange cases of Francis McQueen, paranormal detective, and his oblivious partner Officer Dooley. Available on Steam for just $12.99, the game features six cases, each of which only takes maybe 20-30 minutes or so. Thus, I’ve been spacing…

Collection Update: August 2017

Between Kickstarter fulfillments and picking up some good deals, I added some great games to my collection. I also pre-ordered a number of Gen Con releases that I’m looking forward to having in my hands once they finally hit retail. ADDED GAMES Caverna: Cave vs. Cave – Atomic Empire Concordia – Atomic Empire Fate of…

The Five By: The Games of Episode 16

For this episode I got to sit back and just listen for a change. My co-hosts did a damn fine job as usual, and covered yet another interesting mix of games. In addition to five awesome reviews, this episode also features a contest! That’s right, the amazing Nolan Nasser donated some of his beautiful mousemats…

The Gamer’s Armory (Cary)

This post is part of a series discussing Durham-area game stores Address: 683 Cary Towne Blvd F, Cary, NC 27511 Hours: M-Th 11-10, F 11-11, S 10-11, S 1-6 Website: http://www.gamersarmory.com Twitter: @thegamersarmory Board Game Night: Wednesdays The Gamer’s Armory was not the first local game store that I visited, but it was the first…