Best board games under $50 for the holidays

So it’s that time of year again. You’ve have to sit down and find the perfect gift for your lovely nerd family member. You know they’re into dragons or lightsabers and board games, but you don’t have the first idea of where to start. Somehow Monopoly or Yahtzee doesn’t seem Continue Reading

I Know I’m Human – A Review of The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31

Upon learning that Mondo Tees and Project Raygun were teaming up unleash upon us a board game version of John Carpenter’s The Thing, I genuinely lept from my chair and cheered. I’m not ashamed to admit that: the combination of two of my favorite things, board games and The Thing Continue Reading

Star Trek Adventures is the Sci-fi RPG You’ve Been Looking For

In the world of tabletop RPGs, the fantasy setting is king. After all, the genre started with Dungeons and Dragons, which was quickly followed by multiple successor games. When Star Wars came on the scene, many game makers sought to make games capitalizing on this new space opera trend. However, Continue Reading

Firefly the Board Game: Keep on Flying

Firefly The Game is a thematic sandbox adventure game much like Merchants and Marauders or Xia: Legends of a Drift. Much like the other games, you are the captain of a ship and you are setting off to build your fame and fortune. However, both of the other games focus Continue Reading

Merchants and Marauders: Yo ho! Yo ho! A Pirate’s Life for Me!

AVAST, SCALLYWAGS AND SCOUNDRELS ALIKE! If ye think that ye be more than a bunch of landlubbers! If ye be possessing daring, cunning, and wit! If ye be willing to risk life and limb in the quest for eternal glory and riches! Then gather yer crew! Chart yer course! Weight Continue Reading

Betrayal at House on the Hill: Widow’s Walk

 “An expansion!” I hear you cry. Yes, indeed, Betrayal at House on the Hill has an expansion! It is called, somewhat appropriately, Betrayal at House on the Hill: Widow’s Walk. I’ll get to why in soon enough, but first, as I mentioned: This is an expansion. If you haven’t read Continue Reading

Betrayal at House on the Hill: Oh, A Haunting We Will Go!

Have you ever wanted to be in an episode of Scooby-Doo? How about reliving one of those cheesy 80’s horror movies? Well, do I have an adventure for you! But first, we should probably do something about that locked front door…

How Does “Above and Below” Stack Up?

Ryan Laukat with Red Raven Games is becoming quite the name is board game design. Islebound and Near and Far are respectable games in the community, but the newer installment, Above and Below, has made a much larger splash than the previous games, for good reasons. Read on to see how this Continue Reading