TableTopTakes: Hanamikoji

Back with another hot take on a game that’s been out for a little bit. This one is different though as I’ve been reviewing bigger games recently, and this is a small two player game. In Hanamikoji, you are trying Read More …

Top 5: Other Mechanisms

Auction: Pretty straight forward concept in gaming, there’s some part of the game that you have to bid on to get. It could be something like turn order, which is my choice, or it could be the majority of the Read More …

Nerd/Life Balance

This is a topic that I was thinking about some yesterday. It’s interesting now because we live in a time where a surprising number of people are doing the nerdy thing they seem to love for their career. You have Read More …

Alpha Gaming

I’ve talked about AP gamers before (analysis paralysis) but there’s another type of gamer that can be annoying as well and suck all the fun out of gaming, and that is the alpha gamer. Alpha gaming is primarily a problem Read More …

Themes in Board Games

I’ve talked a lot about theme in board game before and how I like board games with a good theme on them. Instead of talking so much about why I like themes in board games, I think I’ve covered that Read More …

Peder’s 2019 Nerd Year Resolutions

So I talked yesterday about the resolutions for Nerdologists and the changes that are going to be coming. Now, those are also my nerd years resolutions, but I have some more resolutions as well. I resolve to play the games Read More …

Holiday Gift Guide: Intro Games

Maybe instead of gifting for a gamer, you are gifting to someone who is just getting into the board game industry. They’ve played a few of your games and are looking to start getting a few games of their own. Read More …

Holiday Game Guide: Strategy Games

We’ve done small games, we’ve done story games, I feel like the logical next step is going to be suggesting some strategy games. Who would you give a strategy game too? With the stocking stuffers and story games, a lot Read More …

Board Game Player Counts

I couldn’t come up with a puny title for this, but while it’s not a thing people tend to think about with board games, it can be a pretty big deal. A board game can play extremely different with a Read More …

Board Game Battle: Legacy Edition

I’ve done these battles a number of times now, but we’re going to talk about Legacy (if you’re a WWE fan, you might have a few legacy jokes going through your head). If not, we’re going to be battling it Read More …