Top 8 Most Common Tabletop Gamer Stereotypes (as narrated by definitely David Attenborough…)

Chris: Let’s face it, tabletop gaming as a subculture isn’t, like any cultish and ‘obscure’ (but not really that obscure any more) subculture, without it’s pitfalls and stereotypes. Heck, you could be one of them for all I know! Look at you there, in your generic meeple themed tee shirt, bragging about how you beat … Continue reading “Top 8 Most Common Tabletop Gamer Stereotypes (as narrated by definitely David Attenborough…)”

TABLETOP PREVIEW: A Dog’s Life – Walk a Mile in their Paws

Full Disclosure: This review is unpaid and 100% unbiased though we were sent a preview copy of this game in advance of the kickstarter for the purposes of this review.   Some blogs don’t bother stepping into the wonderful world of reviewing but through the means of Kickstarter and also being aware that it might … Continue reading “TABLETOP PREVIEW: A Dog’s Life – Walk a Mile in their Paws”

Why Empathy is the Key to Successful Tabletop Theme & Design

What do we have in the world if we don’t have each other huh? Yeah, it’s a cringey, cheesey, nausea inducing sentiment but really when it comes down to it all of these computers, iphones, spreadsheets and pretty graphics and cat memes really mean nothing if you can’t then share that on your next snapchat … Continue reading “Why Empathy is the Key to Successful Tabletop Theme & Design”

10 Tabletop Games that sound like they should be B-Rated Movies

Everyone loves B-rated movies. Okay, well maybe not EVERYONE, but a large chunk of people do I’m sure. Definitely read that as a statistic somewhere… Either way, what I’m trying to get at is that they always have ridiculous and also mostly horrendous titles.  Things like ‘Sharknado,’ ‘Zombie Strippers,’ you know. Really great titles that … Continue reading “10 Tabletop Games that sound like they should be B-Rated Movies”

How to Reflect Aesthetic and Tone through copy in Tabletop games…

Image for one second, living in a world where everything is explained in the same monotonous way. Nobody has a unique voice and everybody’s communication is solely intended to simply execute logically and effectively. Well that would be a world of robots, where everyone is a robot, and thankfully, we don’t live in that world … Continue reading “How to Reflect Aesthetic and Tone through copy in Tabletop games…”

How to know when you have a full-blown Meeple obsession

Awww would you look at that, it’s like a mini wooden person. How cute, right? Well, yes, but this is a slippery slope. You gotta be careful before you become fully obsessed. Sure it’s less harmful than being obsessed or addicted to other things, I know I’d rather have too many hoodies with meeple puns … Continue reading “How to know when you have a full-blown Meeple obsession”

How to Psych out your Tabletop Opponents 100% of the time…

(and also probably never be invited back to play tabletop games again, but hey, whatever it takes to win right! Right?) Ok maybe not. But we press on. So if you’re in a spot for a light bit of competitive intimidation, or perhaps are just trying to ANNOY your competition, and really get on everyone’s … Continue reading “How to Psych out your Tabletop Opponents 100% of the time…”