Tag Archives: Gaming

Pocket Tactics

I recently had a bunch of armies for Pocket Tactics printed for a special game day at the shop.  There are a lot of things I like about Pocket Tactics, including the simplicity, game length, and ability to mix-and-match a … Continue reading

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Demoing a Game

As part of my New Year’s Resolutions, I decided I was going to get some work done on my own game this year and then demo it.  To help me get it right, I decided that I wanted to demo … Continue reading

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Stellaris

A few of my friends have been raving about Stellaris for a while now, so when the new expansion launched, and it was on sale, I decided I would pick it up.  I’ve been playing it for about two weeks … Continue reading

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Netrunner: New Angeles

A handful of the guys at the shop recently pitched together and bought me a copy of Netrunner: New Angeles.  I’ve had my eye on this game for a while, but never picked it up because while it looked really … Continue reading

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Looking Back at 2016 – Gaming

2016 was a pretty busy year for me, especially in all the ways that I didn’t set goals around.  This post is going to be about the gaming stuff that I did this year – if you’re looking for how … Continue reading

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Playing a Woman in a Fantasy Game

I recently caught an episode of PBS’s Game/Show called, “Are You Weird if You Play as the Opposite Sex?“.  In it, the host talked about the various reasons people play games as people of the opposite sex, which started to … Continue reading

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Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak

I recently finished my play-through of the campaign for Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak.  This game was not on my wish list very long, only because I grabbed it the first time I saw that it was on sale.  I’ve always … Continue reading

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Warmachine Journeyman – Week 9

Another odd week, another escalation week!  This is the week I’ve been waiting for, as I finally get to add in my big model – the Hammerfall Siege Crawler.  When I first started thinking about how I wanted to escalate … Continue reading

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Campaign Board Games

Over the last couple of years, I have noticed a spike in the number of board games offering some form of campaign play.  Specifically, almost every cooperative game that I’ve purchased or have been looking toward has been built with … Continue reading

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Me and Competitive Games

I realized something about myself some time ago – my brain is not wired for direct competition.  For many, it seems, there is a general feedback loop about competition that looks like this:

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