Fantastic Factories Review

Fantastic Factories, published by Deep Water Games is a dice placement, engine building tabletop game where your objective is to best utilize your factory and workers to build the best buildings and monuments. Here is what I thought of the game.

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Field Trip: Game Devs of Color Expo 2021

The Game Devs of Color Expo is dedicated to amplifying the creative power held by people of color in games, which they do so by showcasing and uplifting diverse voices in the gaming industry in a multi-day event. The 6th Expo was this past weekend and I was granted the opportunity to attend and share my experience.

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Quick Takes: Game Devs of Color Expo 2021 Direct

Game Devs of Color Expo was this weekend and so many great creators got to share their work and insight. They had an Indie Showcase Direct that shared a bunch of games and here are my quick takes on them based on the showcase.

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A Little Wordy Review

A Little Wordy is a two-person tile game where you must use your tiles to create a secret word and then use different clue questions to guess your opponent’s secret word. But be careful, because you need to have the most points to win. This game is from the creators of Exploding Kittens, and I wanted to share my review with you.

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Aroma Review

Aroma – A Game of Essence is a board game that utilizes essential oils in its gameplay to create a new experience for gamers. With four different game modes at varying player counts, there are numerous ways to put your sense of smell to the test.

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MonsDRAWsity Review

MonsDRAWsity is a drawing-based game where a witness will have to memorize as much about the monster they see in a short amount of time. The witness then has to describe what they saw without a reference to the sketch artists. The artist whose drawing is closest to the mysterious creature is the winner. I got to play this game over the holidays with my family and want to share my experience with you!

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Game of Queens Review

One day while wandering the games section of a Barnes and Noble, I spied this on the shelf. As someone who does enjoy RuPaul’s Drag Race and the art of drag in general, I decided to give it a go myself. Will Game of Queens be safe or will I ask it to sashay away?

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Board Games for Non-Gamers

If you’re a fan of board games, you know how hard it can be to get others to play games with you if they don’t also enjoy board games or their extent of games is Cards Against Humanity and Monopoly. However, there are some great games to help you on your quest to play games with your non-gaming friends. Continue reading

Pumpkin Patch: Bad Seeds Review

I was given an opportunity to play and review a new game, Pumpkin Patch: Bad Seeds, from Brouhaha Games. The aesthetic and theme of this game really caught my eye, but does everything else live up to that first impression? Continue reading

How To Discover New Board Games

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We really are in a board game renaissance and there are now tons and tons of new board games coming out. It’s pretty overwhelming to sift through every new game that hits a shelf, and some that only hit Kickstarter. So here is how you can start searching for new games in the great tabletop sea. Continue reading

Board Games to Play with Your Significant Other

Of course, as someone who enjoys board games, I’d love to spend the day about love playing some with a loved one. So here are some suggestions for games you can play with your partner this Valentine’s Day. Continue reading

Great Board Games for Stocking Stuffers

Now that the holiday season is in full swing, you may be on the hunt for various gifts and stocking stuffers. While stockings specifically can be a challenge due to the size limit, I’ve got some great game suggestions that will make great stocking stuffers. Continue reading

Field Trip: PAX Unplugged

Now that it has been a full week since PAX Unplugged started so now is a good time to recap the event, right? I got the opportunity to go with a little bit of luck and the help of Twitter and instead of just attending the con, I was working it, which turned out to be a fascinating experience, especially since it was my first board game convention. Continue reading

Games To Take To Your Thanksgiving Table 2

For those of us in America, Thanksgiving is literally around the corner. And if you’re not in the mood to bring a side dish to your Thanksgiving gathering, might I suggest to bring a board game instead. And here are a few suggestions for good games to take to the table that many ages and non-gamers can enjoy as well as you. Continue reading

Board Games for Gryffindors

With the second Fantastic Beasts film coming out this weekend, I wanted to do some wizarding world themed posts. And I had one house left in this series, the brave and courageous Gryffindors, so here are board games that Gryffindors will love. Continue reading

Spooky Tabletop Games for Halloween 2

You bet I have a list of board games you can take to the table for Halloween! There are a plethora of games that work great for Halloween and a fair few of lists made by bloggers. And this list is a sequel to my original spooky tabletop games for Halloween from last year, so check that out too if you want even more games to play. Now onto the games! Continue reading

Board Games for Slytherins

You bet the most cunning house is playing some board games. Slytherin’s were the easiest house to find games for and this list could have gotten so much longer but I restrained myself to these five games.  Continue reading

Board Games for Ravenclaws

They may have Wizard Chess, but witches and wizards can find great entertainment from muggle games as well. So I decided to curate lists of games that witches and wizards of each house would enjoy. And of course, I have to start with my own house, Ravenclaw.  Continue reading

Tabletop Wishlist: The Sequel

It has been a long time since I have shared a tabletop wishlist on the blog, and since it has been a while since I have bought a new game (since I am waiting on some Kickstarter rewards to arrive) I figured now is a good time for an updated list. Continue reading

Council of Verona Review

This is a review a long time coming as I got this game during the holiday sales in November/ December of last year. I first saw this game on Tabletop and enjoy its quick play and theme to get it myself. And here are my thoughts.  Continue reading

Cooperative Crime, Mexican Food Battles, and Dungeons & Drag Queens: Kickstart Your Week 3

I haven’t been browsing a lot of Kickstarter lately to spare my wallet a touch, but it felt right to go through and see what campaigns are currently up. There were 3 particular projects that caught my eye and I’d thought I’d share them with you all. Continue reading

Great Board Games for Only Two Players

My favorite ways to play games is two-player. It’s easier to find one other player and enjoy some time together with a game. And since Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, what better way to spend the day than some gaming, So I have collected a list of great two-player games that you could play, no matter what time of year it is. Continue reading

Unstable Unicorns Review

If you are a follower of my Instagram, then you have seen me post about this game often. When I found it on Kickstarter for the first time, I knew I had to have it. And not only has it been one of the better Kickstarters I have backed, but the game is also really fun. Continue reading

12 Days Review

While brainstorming my content for this month, I was looking for some holiday themes board games to talk about or put into a list. And then I remembered 12 Days from watching in on Tabletop. I ended up picking this game up from a Target sale, so here is my review. Continue reading

Holiday Sales Haul

So I caught the sales bug back when Asmodee started their holiday sale and I have actively had to stop myself from getting more stuff. Board games were my big purchases (big shocker right? Haha) but Steam and Jordandene did get some of my purchases. Check out my haul from 4 different sales!

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Gifts for Board Gamers That Aren’t Games

Have you ever tried to give a gift to someone who has it all? Or is very specific? This happens with many enthusiasts where they are particular or already have it all, and gift givers struggle to figure out what to get them. This is no different for board gamers, so I have curated a list of items you can give the board gamer in your life that isn’t games.  Continue reading

Games to Take to Your Thanksgiving Table

With Thanksgiving approaching and a time to be with family, I thought “what better way to spend time with family than with board games?” So this list is curated based on games to be enjoyed by many people, even the non-gamers, as well as ease of setting up and play. 

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Spooky Tabletop Games for Halloween

When people talk about scary games, it usually is about video games and jump scares. But I would rather play some spooky board games than get endlessly jump scared. So I have curated a few spooky games that are great for the table.  Continue reading

Ticket to Ride Review

Ticket to Ride is a pretty well-known game amongst many tabletop gamers, to the point where you can get it from Walmart now. The Spiel des Jahres winner is a recent addition to my game shelf and has already had quite a bit of play time, so why not add to the reviews of this game with my own.  Continue reading

Killer Unicorns, A World of Art, and Pinnable Meeples: Kickstart Your Week 1

It’s a Monday, and you know what’s great about Mondays? It’s a new week and a new blog post from me. And I wanted to embrace the start of this week by sharing some cool new things you can help make happen.  Continue reading