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Crazy Eights: Game Designer Chevee Dodd

by 2 months ago

Sometimes you see a game theme and you wonder how they came up with it.  Then you look at the game and think that it just might work.  That's the …

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Crazy Eights: David Sirlin of Sirlin Games (Part 1)

by 2 months ago

David Sirlin's career has gone through a couple of shifts.  From competing in fighting game tournaments to balancing characters in fighters to creating his own line of board and card …

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Friday Tabletop Kickstarter Update – When to Buy? (KS or Retail)

by 3 months ago

Welcome to another Friday Tabletop Kickstarter Update! Below are a handful of games that look interesting enough to check out. If you want to know more about what this FTKU …

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Bay of Pig Boats – Mercante

by 3 months ago

Every city consumes, processes and generates goods in some way; The city of Tempest is no different. The good people of the city need their coffee and wine. Artists need …

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Eat or be Eaten – Evolution Kickstarter Review

by 3 months ago

I did not realize how quiet it had gotten. Grass that normally sustained me and my herd became terrifying as it clouded my vision. Leaves rustled behind me. I thought …

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Friday Tabletop Kickstarter Update – Exclusive exclusives

by 3 months ago

Welcome to another Friday Tabletop Kickstarter Update! Below are a handful of games that look interesting enough to check out. If you want to know more about what this FTKU …

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Fun With Dirt: Mound Builders

by 3 months ago

Mound Builders, like Victory Point Games’ other States of Siege solitaire offerings, is a well-researched strategy adaptation based on historical events. That’s right – solitaire. As in, you play by …

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A trivial trivia game with a twisted twist – Think Again! Review

by 3 months ago

It’s hard to make a memorable trivia game. Hobbyist gamers scoff at them, so designers seldom include any mechanics besides roll-and-move. There is always one "smart guy" at the table. …

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Friday Tabletop Kickstarter Update – What is up with ‘Backer?’

by 3 months ago

Welcome to the first Friday Tabletop Kickstarter Update where I actually talk about games! Below are a handful of games that look interesting enough to check out. If you want …

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Intro To Scott’s Friday Tabletop Kickstarter Update (FTKU)

by 3 months ago

Almost simultaneously as I was getting deep into the board gaming hobby, I was introduced to Kickstarter. Companies like CoolMiniOrNot and Game Salute were just hitting their stride, and some …

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Ooh, la, la, America! – Review of Lewis & Clark: The Expedition

by 3 months ago

Wine, cuisine, and tires. Whether a luscious white from Alsace or a smooth Bordeaux, wines from France can’t be beat. The finest meal I’ve ever had—$500 (in ‘96) for my …

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Tabletop Throwdown goes to PAX East 2014!

by 3 months ago

Long Lines, Cosplay, Oatmeal and lots and lots of games. Yes, my friends, I am talking about PAX. This past weekend the tenth East Coast edition of Penny Arcade Expo …

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