Written by Black Barney
April 01, 2013
It is that time once again where I thought it would be fun to put together a top ten list of my very favourite movies of the year.
Written by San Il Defanso
December 03, 2012
It's amazing how fascinated I am by trying to figure out my favorite games. There's something about ranking and ordering that injects a small dose of reason into what is really kind of a silly hobby. I think it also gives voice to what I like and don't like in a game. I don't think I could explain that in a sentance, but I could express it through the other games I like. Maybe that's why so many people get up in arms about the Boardgame Geek rankings. On some level those rankings are the expression of the whole...
Written by MattDP
October 01, 2012
Sorry to be throwing you another curve-bolt this week. But I’ve ended up chaining two reviews back to back because I delayed by Dungeon Command review for too long. Apologies - you’ll get some dedicated board game content next week.Board GamesI wrote a review of the classic Last Night on Earth for the NoHighScores crowd. I suspect most of you here will have played it extensively but it remains a divisive game and I thought it worth recording my opinions. Which are largely very positive. I think it’s marginally more tactical than its dice-fest reputation suggests and regardless it’s...
Written by MattDP
September 24, 2012
Seems like an age since I’ve written one of these, so will have to do either recent material or quick skips. Either way you’ve got a lot of Matt Thrower linkage goodness to other sites in the works.Board GamesThe big feature this week is a review of the Dungeon Command release sets, Sting of Lolth and Heart of Cormyr. The combination of tactical miniatures and card decks, compatible with other WotC products and released in modular format has a lot of promise, but these initial offerings don’t live up to the potential. Games start out with plenty of interest...