If you go to conventions and trade fairs often enough, you’ll see them. Huddled in corners or sandwiched between people who actually know what they’re doing, the strange individuals with their ill-conceived roll-and-move games are facing painful reality before your very eyes.
Last week I had the pleasure of having my parents over for the first time since I moved to Poland. During the day they went for their usual activities – visiting and enjoying life – so, most of the time we spent together was in the evenings. And what better thing is there to do… Read More No Age Limit
The moment you take the first step into the fabulous world of designer board games, many things change. You find a new way to enjoy time with friends and loved ones. You embrace a pastime that is analogue and social, but does not require physical exertion or alcohol consumption. And you start to look at… Read More Games we love to hate
Stories of interactions between board gamers and “normal people” seem to live forever in our community. New forum threads and BGG Geeklists are started, old ones resurface on a semi-regular basis, and we all get a chuckle from stories of non-gamers reacting to our hobby. Among these we find one of the oldest, almost canonical… Read More Is it like Monopoly?