Category: Games

Lords of Waterdeep is my favorite board game. 9

My Favorite Board Game

Board Game Symposium: Lords of Waterdeep is my favorite board game. Seriously, I can’t recommend this game enough.

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The Case for Monopoly

Board Game Symposium: If anything, Monopoly teaches that, despite your best planning, wise investment, and sound judgment, sometimes the universe has other plans (or no plan at all).

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Saturday Morning Gaming: Blizzcon

Blizzard had a much more successful Blizzcon this year than the one that they had last year.

But that wasn’t difficult.

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Play Free or Die

I basically paid 9.99 for an effing computer cat.

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Game of Gamer Perceptions

Online gaming coupled with social media has exploded not just the popularity of gaming, but the community of gamers.

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20 Years of Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri

I remember how, more than any other game I have played, Alpha Centauri inspired me to learn about the literature & philosophy from which it drew inspiration

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Social Science and Fiction Part 8: War, Peace, and Betwixt

What battles are you likely to fight? Orc assaults will likely rely on superior infantry numbers, Gnoll infestations will be guerilla-style salt-the-earth raids, Illithid conflicts will be psy-op 4GW affairs, and if you have a dragon problem, you can kiss those thatched roof cottages goodbye (pace Trogdor). Will your bog-standard infantry/archery/cavalry mix be suited to defend the kingdom against these sorts of threats?