Every now and then a game manages to push all the right buttons. With Boss Monster, those buttons just happen to be up-down-up-down-left-right-left-right-A-B-B-A, because this tabletop card game is an invincible blend of dungeon-building, attack your neighbor hijinx, and 8-bit nostalgia.
Magnus Carlsen has been in St. Louis since last week and will be staying through next weekend. If you're not up on your FIDE ratings, this is something like 2006-vintage Roger Federer doing a tennis residency in Toledo.
As a guy who mostly board games and only occasionally video games, it can sometimes be a nightmare trying to convince people to put down a controller now and again and giving my tabletop offerings a try. I'm sure many people out there have had similar issues convincing people that the mystery of Betrayal at House on…
So, today at my FLGS, I got the chance to play Welcome to Walnut Grove. It's a game that came out 3 years ago, a theme of Old West homesteading that includes elements of tile placement, worker placement, and resource management (A combination of Carcassonne and Agricola is the most common description I found). It's…
My first deck and the one that will always hold a special place in my heart.
Good news for you fans of the popular board game web series Tabletop: The Indiegogo campaign for the show's third season reached the $750,000 target this weekend needed to film a full 20-episode season.
Jungle Speed has never been a game lacking for fun and sudden rapid adrenaline jumps in players, but this classic YouTube video turned it into something else entirely.
It's been 10 years since Days of Wonder launched the relatively-simple World War II wargame Memoir '44, and the battles of D-Day played a major role in many of the original game's scenarios.
I love Parks & Rec. I love board games. I love when they combine to form a Parks & Rec boardgame that will (hopefully) one day be debuted at Gencon!
Jenga has been around as one of the crown jewels of the dexterity games segment for over 30 years now. It's a game where the real enjoyment comes from moments of gripping, passionate suspense that come with watching a shaky wooden anti-ziggurat that would give an structural engineer cold sweats teeter on the edge as…
Welcome to Board Games With OB, a somewhat profane, possibly semi-regular feature where OregonBeast gets a board game he likes and briefly explains how to play it and hopes you would be interested in playing it, too. Because board games are fucking awesome.
With the tagline "Can you save humanity?" adorning the cover of its recent printings, Pandemic is a game that lets you know it's not fucking around before you even open the box.
"Playing with colored string and enjoying yourself" is usually not listing under Activities for Adulting, unless you happen to be a very hardcore member of Team Cat. But a Japanese game designer may make you change your mind about that.
Welcome to Meeple Watching. This will be a blog in the Kinjaverse about tabletop gaming. Specifically, the board and card-gaming subsets.