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  • GAME STORIES (PART 9)

    In this continuing series, I am detailing and reviewing the various stories presented in many of the board games on the market. Turns out, most are...
  • GAME STORIES (PART 8)

    In this continuing series, I am detailing and reviewing the various stories presented in many of the board games on the market. Turns out, most are...
  • GAME STORIES (PART7)

    In this continuing series, I am detailing and reviewing the various stories presented in many of the board games on the market. Turns out, most are...
  • GAME STORIES (PART 6)

    In this continuing series, I am detailing and reviewing the various stories presented in many of the board games on the market. Turns out, most are...
  • GAME STORIES (PART 5)

    In this continuing series, I am detailing and reviewing the various stories presented in many of the board games on the market. Turns out, most are...
  • GAME STORIES (PART 4)

    In this continuing series, I am detailing and reviewing the various stories presented in many of the board games on the market. Turns out, most are...
  • GAME STORIES (PART 3)

    In this continuing series, I am detailing and reviewing the various stories presented in many of the board games on the market. Turns out, most are...
  • GAME STORIES (PART 2)

    Last time, I talked about the various stories board games attempt to pass off. Are they legitimate, or are they just a skeleton on which to hang ga...
  • GAME STORIES (PART 1)

    Books, Comics, Movies, and now video games can be heralded for their stories. But what about board games? Can board games carry a story, at least s...
  • GAME STORY

    I fear games compromise too much of their setting integrity in favor of gameplay.  Thankfully with pen & paper role-playing games, the game mas...
  • TEAM EFFORT

    Now, team-based board games are not rare, though they are not as common as you may think. Of course, there are party games like Codenames, but let’s ignore those for now.
  • VIDEO GAMES AS BOARD GAMES

    Translating a video game into a board game has been with us since…well, the invention of the video game. Back when I was young, I had a board game ...