About Cyrus

Editor in Chief, Owner/Operator, Board Game Fanatic, Father of Three, and Nice Guy, Cyrus has always enjoyed board, card, miniature, role playing, and video games, but didn't get back into the hobby seriously until early 2000. Once he did, however, he was hooked. He now plays board games with anyone and everyone he can, but enjoys playing with his children and wife the most. Video games continue to be of real interest, but not as much as dice and little miniatures. As he carefully navigates the ins and outs of parenting, he does his very best to bestow what wisdom he has and help nurture his children's young minds. It is his hope and ambition to raise three strong, honorable men who will one day go on to do great things and buy their Mom and Dad a lobster dinner Cyrus goes by the handle fathergeek on Board Game Geek. You can also check him out on CyrusKirby.com. Yes, he has a URL that is his name. His ego knows no bounds, apparently....

Top 5 Reasons to Start a Family Game Night

Every family is busy, some much more than others. This is because families are comprised of individuals with lives of their own that sometimes, if you are lucky, intersect at the family dinner table or occasionally in the line to use the upstairs bathroom. A family game night is what you are missing, and need. Continue reading

Monopoly Deal Card Game Review

This game has the same feel as its board game counterpart but none of the repetitive roll-move-roll-buy-roll-move mechanics. There is also a great deal of player interaction which makes the game much more entertaining and exciting. Players on the verge of winning might suddenly be bombarded by debt and rent collectors which they might not be able to financially handle and be forced to give up their property! Continue reading

Don’t Spill the Beans Game Review

This is a very easy game and doesn’t require any reading, memorization, or math skills to play. This makes it a perfect distraction for your youngest children and a great way to introduce them to logical decision making and risk vs. reward. Plus, with some slight modifications, the game can become much more interesting. Continue reading