When I was trying out Waffle Hassle, the thought that kept going through my brain was that this was a game that designed to be played on a airplane tray.
Monday, January 31, 2022
Waffle Hassle is fun but flawed
Friday, January 28, 2022
I arrive decades late to the Tamora Pierce party
Tamora Pierce is an author famous for her young adult fantasy. Her work goes back to 1983, meaning that she was doing this stuff way before Harry Potter. She has been nominated and won awards. She is regarded as one of the folks who defined the modern fantasy heroine.
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
TV Tropes got me to read another webcomic
Looking up a visual reference about poor handwriting on TV Tropes has led me to archive binging a webcomic called Sleepless Domain. Which is how TV Tropes works. I end up reading new series of books by clicking on random media and then I see something I want to follow up on.
Monday, January 24, 2022
Creative Kids Roll and Writes part one
As I’ve written before, I backed and received Radoslaw Ignatow’s Creative Kid bundle last year. It consists of fourteen games but my personal focus is on the eight Roll and Writes. That’s because that’s what I’m going to play on my own and that’s what I’m mostly likely to use in the classroom.
Friday, January 21, 2022
When a game is literally a puzzle
The first entry I tried from the 2022 In Hand Contest was a game called 3 Triangle. Because I just had to.
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Mario Kart: because life is serious
We used Christmas as an excuse to introduce our son to the world of Mario Kart. Which had the same result as introducing him to chocolate or French fries. Instant hit.
Monday, January 17, 2022
Judging the Magic Tree House books
I have been looking for reading material to encourage our son to read and one series that was recommended to me by multiple sources was the Magic Tree House books by Mary Pope Osborne. So I’ve read the first few books by the power of my library card.
Friday, January 14, 2022
Wow, that’s a very specific design contest
When I first really started looking at Print and Play, there were only a couple different design contests. Like solitaire or just print and play. Now there are design contests that are just about a mechanic!
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Why PnP is not shovelware
I finally decided to look up what Shovelware actually meant. (Huh. Spellcheck has Shovelware as a word)
Monday, January 10, 2022
Starting off the year with Dungeon Roll
I honestly view it as kind of insane on my part but I like to have the first book I read or the first game I play in a new year to be good. It doesn’t have to be the best of the year but I try to avoid garbage.
Friday, January 7, 2022
All right, all right, New Years resolutions
Yeah, yeah. New Year so New Year’s resolutions.
Wednesday, January 5, 2022
There is a social obligation to do a ‘best of’ post
Well, it’s not a new year without a best of last year list. Or commentary. Something like that.
Monday, January 3, 2022
My December Gaming, which is basically Dicember
Okay. Here we go. My Dicember wrap up.
Saturday, January 1, 2022
My December PnP
December. It was a busy month, even by the standards how busy months have been this year. I still made sure to make some PnP games.