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Gencon 2016 quick thoughts

Gencon 2016 was so much better than last year.

There are a bunch on contributing factors like us getting a room at The Westin, the closest possible hotel, some better planning, and Stephanie having better migraine medications, but there was one big reason.

There was a big ‘ol colorful, smile-inducing pile of awesome games.

Last year they had Mysterium!… […]

By |August 8, 2016|Board Games|0 Comments

2016 Gencon Preview Video

By |August 7, 2016|Board Games, Videos|0 Comments

Let’s Play World’s Fair 1893!

By |July 26, 2016|Board Games, Sessions, Videos|0 Comments

Ghost Stories added to the Eclectic Gamer Board Game Rating System

I added a game profile for Ghost Stories to the Game Rating System today.

I personally love Ghost Stories.

It is a difficult co-op game that really takes a number of playthroughs to get the strategy of and even then, you need that knowledge to adapt on the fly to the random components of the game.

That, in […]

By |February 4, 2016|Board Games, Eclectic Gamer Rating System|0 Comments

7 Wonders added to the Eclectic Game Rating System

7 Wonders has been added to the Eclectic Game Rating System.

7 Wonders is an interesting game for our selection in the system. So far, it is a unique combination of a construction game that is really quick to play and is very consistent.

Let us know what score the system gives you for 7 Wonders at […]

By |February 1, 2016|Board Games, Eclectic Gamer Rating System|0 Comments

Best New Old Games of 2015

By |February 1, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments