Current events being what they are, it happens that I am far away from my favorite board games and likely… Read more Oath: Chronicles of Empire and Exile – A print and play adventure
I’ve heard game designers joke about making the “terrible” first prototypes of new ideas and I’m starting to realize what… Read more A Quilting Game – Pt. 2 – First Prototypes
It occurred to me the other day that traditional American patchwork quilts would be a lovely theme for a puzzel… Read more Game Idea: Traditional American Quilting
I learned this week about the new “text book” and encyclopedia of board game mechanics, Building Blocks of Tabletop Game… Read more The Building Blocks of Tabletop Game Design–the new book by Geoff Engelstein and Isaac Shalev
“We humans are no longer creatures of planetary worlds. We belong now to the places in between and to the… Read more On Seeking that Elusive “Cardboard Flesh.”
A little while back I learned about Button Shy Games, a small-games publisher who exclusively publishes card games small enough… Read more Biceps: An Arm Wrestling Card Game Using Only Half a Poker Deck.
From my very first play of Silk, I knew I had to take a shot at some rules for an… Read more Silk: Solo Rules with an Automated Ookami
“The figures moved uncertainly, and I realised to my relief that they did not know where I had gone…” Lovecraft,… Read more What is this place?