I Played D&D for the First Time in Years and it was Enlightening (in a GOOD way)

It’s been a long time (ticky ticky), shouldn’t have left you (left you)… without a dope beat to step too. Right, sorry, bad reference to a song nobody remembers from the 90s.  What I meant to say is WHY did I stop playing D&D? I mean, apart from the lack of a regular group and … Continue reading “I Played D&D for the First Time in Years and it was Enlightening (in a GOOD way)”

5 Tips to Remember when Buying Snacks for your Tabletop Games Night

I see you there, standing in the aisle of your supermarket of choice, perusing the snacks section for something suitable, just grabbing any and everything of the shelves. Put it back! I’m here to help, and to say; not all snacks are created equal when it comes to board games and tabletop, and choose the … Continue reading “5 Tips to Remember when Buying Snacks for your Tabletop Games Night”

5 Steps to Hosting the Perfect Tabletop Games Night (ft. Simon Drowell)

So you have the games, you have the people, you have your cool little room with the Kallax shelves stacked to the sky, but there’s more to running a perfect games night than just having ‘the stuff’. You’ve got to have the intangible, something that nobody else has. That thing is the X factor, which … Continue reading “5 Steps to Hosting the Perfect Tabletop Games Night (ft. Simon Drowell)”

TABLETOP REVIEW: Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective – The Thames Murders and Other Cases

Full Disclosure: This review is unpaid and 100% unbiased, and I bought this game with my own hard earned dolla. Also, the version I am reviewing is the updated 2017 ‘The Thames Murders and Other Cases’ version, with more readable text and all that lovely stuff.   Oh my! A second review, well isn’t this … Continue reading “TABLETOP REVIEW: Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective – The Thames Murders and Other Cases”

How to Survive Gen Con 50 when you’re not even going (aka FOMO management tips)

So as we all know, Gen Con is on its way, this amazing, humungous, behemoth of a convention, brings with it all of the wonder and magical…ness that a convention can. But what if you are not going? What if you CAN’T go because you, say… live in another country for example, and flights are … Continue reading “How to Survive Gen Con 50 when you’re not even going (aka FOMO management tips)”

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”