Within the past five years or so, there has been a renaissance in the tabletop gaming world. With the rise of Kickstarter and other crowd-source funding options, hundreds of game concepts are finally finding players and publication. Phoenix Covenant is one such game, given life through Kickstarter. Most are describing it as Magic: The Gathering meets Final Fantasy Tactics. How does this unique spi...[Read More]
Surprise, Deadly Premonition is getting a board game adaptation!
I love board games probably as much as I love video games. There is something magical about sitting at a table with all of your friends, rolling dice, playing cards, and laughing as a rascally panda eats the bamboo you’ve been trying so hard to grow. Well, that got pretty specific pretty fast. Let me tell you about Takenoko.
There’s a great knock-knock joke that I like to tell every now and then. It goes a little something…like this: “Knock-knock. Who’s there? Banana. Banana who? Knock-knock…etc.” This continues until the teller decides to change it from “Banana” to “Orange,” and the punchline changes to “Orange you glad I didn’t say banana again?...[Read More]