5 Myths Keeping You From the Board Game Hobby

When I first started getting back into board games in the early 1990’s (which sounds like a very long time ago – sadly), I felt overwhelmed by the sheer number and variety of games available. The interweb was not up to speed yet in regards to selling games, so everything had to be purchased at the friendly local game store. Today, things are very different, but the doubts are all the same. Continue reading

Five Things to Consider Before Sending Your Game to a Reviewer (Including Me)

Here are five important points to consider before you send your game to a reviewer, including yours truly. I’m sure there are more, but I’m a lazy guy and five is all I want to point out. If you have more, please feel free to leave a comment and add to the list. I should also note that this list is going to make me unpopular with others. But let’s keep this in perspective and understand it is just my opinion. Continue reading

Father Geek’s Top 5 Games Played in 2012

This year was full of exciting new adventures at our gaming tables! But 2012 was also a year of two giant upsets. The first being the United States Presidential Election (depending on whom you were voting for) and the end of the world. Yeah, didn’t happen (again) and a good thing, too! Having a giant rogue planet collide with us or an alien invasion that enslaves what little is left of the human race would spoil my game nights and really put me out. Lucky for us, the sun keeps rising and dice keep rolling. With the end of the year coming close, it is time once again to reflect on our many accomplishments and defeats at the gaming table! Continue reading