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Game Store Chronicles – Drunk Guy Story #1

When I was 18 I opened a small game store in my home town and I was fortunate to run it for about eight years.  I have many great memories that have developed into great conversation and stories with the gamers in the boardgaming community.  Below is a true story, with the names changed: Continue reading Game Store Chronicles – Drunk Guy Story #1

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Gaming with my girls – DungeonQuest

(This is one of my favorite posts from years ago right after I bought Fantasy Flight’s DungeonQuest, posted here for consolidation)

My daughter saw me come home with Dungeonquest about a week ago and has been asking me about it every day when I come home from work. It’s hard for me to explain to my 4-yr-old daughter that its not really a game for her age. I’m not worried about the theme scaring her or ruining her life – she knows what monsters are, and I would say she is the best monster-finder this side of the Mississippi. In fact, we make a great team, she points em out, and I “get” them. Continue reading Gaming with my girls – DungeonQuest

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Captain’s Wager – 5 ways one card is used in the same game

Recently I got my hands on Captain’s Wager from Grey Fox Games.  This was a Kickstarter acquisition, and I backed it due to the great videos of the gameplay and the art style that was in the game.  Once I got the game in hand and played it a few times, I was really impressed with how the Treasure cards in the game were used Continue reading Captain’s Wager – 5 ways one card is used in the same game