I’m going to make a wonderfully broad statement. There are two flavors of alternate history stories: ones that ask wouldn’t it be fun if X happened and ones that ask what would have really happened if X had happened.
Monday, February 28, 2022
Friday, February 25, 2022
Ukiyo is an 18-card tile laying game that brings absolutely nothing new to the table but it packages all its familiar ideas really well. More than that, it has both a solid multi-player and solitaire mode.
Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Since I’m relatively caught up with the MCU, I decided to branch out into the DC movies and watch Birds of Prey. Because apparently, left to my own cinema tastes, I just watch superhero movies. Okay. I’m fine with that.
Monday, February 21, 2022
Yup. Still working my way through these. Looking at them as a gamer and as a substitute teacher.
Friday, February 18, 2022
There are games that I play online and really enjoy but really wonder if I’d enjoy them in analog, having to actually do all the busy work with the pieces. Loco Momo is definitely one of those games.
Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Mario Party Superstars reinforces to me that Nintendo has refined history and nostalgia to an exact science. Using a hundred mini-games and five boards from the earliest Mario Party releases, it is asking players to dive back into an idealized past like a Norman Rockwell video game time machine.
Monday, February 14, 2022
Between finding the PnP solitaire version and the port on Board Game Arena, I’ve had a chance to check out Fruit Picking. I’ve come to really like solitaire games and I’ve been a fan of the Mancala family of games even before I got into designer games. And I’ve played designer games that were inspired by Mancala.
Friday, February 11, 2022
Enough of my family is playing Wordle that I’ve ended up playing it too.
Wednesday, February 9, 2022
I am getting caught up my Marvel Ciniverse watching and just finished the Eternals the same day I’m starting this blog entry. And, like Shang Chi before it, I found myself asking the same two questions:
Monday, February 7, 2022
Our son recently became enamored with an Among Us plush, which meant that we had to find out what Among Us is.
Friday, February 4, 2022
Okay. I meant to type these little mini-reviews out in quick order. But I got distracted by other stuff I wanted to write.
Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Last year, I started writing monthly blogs about what Roll and Write games I had learned and tried out. By the end of the year, I just switched to making it a non-specific gaming summary.
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
January. The start of a new year and that means the start of a new year of Print and Play!