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Learning a new game is like playing a game


One of the most daunting tasks of acquiring a new board game is learning how to play it. Though daunting, I also find it exciting. There’s this feeling of going on an adventure before the adventure! In fact, I am going to argue that learning a new game is a… Read more »

Don’t rob yourself of your joy of gaming

Spencer and Lara at their gaming retreat.

In episode 9 of the Married with Board Games Podcast, Lara and I discussed a problem I have with comparing myself to other gamers and reviewers. I’d like to expand on that here.   First, let me explain what I’m talking about. I see many posts from other gamers and… Read more »

Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu – Different enough to own, fun enough to be crazy about

pandemic cthulhu

The world is on the brink of destruction by chaos and madness and someone needs to step up and save it! But the threats are tough! Horror is spreading, beings of ancient evil are awakening and obscene monsters threaten every ounce of sanity you have left! These are the stakes… Read more »