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A great experience at Metatopia

A great experience at Metatopia
Metatopia was a great convention located at the Hyatt Regency in Morristown, NJ. This is a convention for game designers to playtest their games they are developing. I went there as a player and not as a designer. I wanted to learn how it is done. I took many different seminars, played many games that are still in development, and met many people who are up and coming designers and those involved with the industry.

Metatopia 2018

Metatopia 2018
There is a board game festival happening this week. It begins November 1 and ends November 4th. It is called Metatopia. I wanted to go last year, b...

Review: Tiny Epic Defenders, 2nd Edition

Review: Tiny Epic Defenders, 2nd Edition
I am a fan of Gamelyn Games. I was excited when they released the Second Edition of Tiny Epic Defenders. This game is designed by Scott Almes. I n...

Game Mechanic: Card Drafting

Game Mechanic: Card Drafting
A card drafting game is a game that uses card drafting is where players take a card from a limited pool or collection to add to their hand. The car...

Video: Playing Tiny Epic Galaxies solo.

Video: Playing Tiny Epic Galaxies solo.
Hello. A while ago, I wrote a blog post on how to play Tiny Epic Galaxies in solo mode. Now I finally made a video on how to play. I hope to make m...

Kickstarter: Tiny Epic Mechs

Kickstarter: Tiny Epic Mechs
I just want to share this Kickstarter campaign for Tiny Epic Mechs. I am a fan of Gamelyn Games and sell many of their games. This looks like a really exciting game. Already they raised more money than their original goal. The campaign is still going on and you can join in on the fun. It looks like the game will become available next year at the end of summer.

Anticipated Game- Star Realms: Frontiers

Anticipated Game- Star Realms: Frontiers
As a fan of Star Realms and its expansions Colony Wars and Gambit, I am very happy to see Frontiers making its debut in September. The game is des...

Interesting games that came out of Gencon

Interesting games that came out of Gencon
Now I didn't go to Gencon. It's tough with a family and a job. But there have been some interesting games I read about that made their debut at Gen...

Tiny Epic Galaxies: Playing solo version

Tiny Epic Galaxies: Playing solo version
Tiny Epic Galaxies is a great gateway game by Gamelyn Games. It comes in a small box and doesn't take up much room on the table making it an ideal game to take with you on trips or on the go. The solo game is very challenging.

Game Mechanics: Legacy games

Game Mechanics: Legacy games
Let's talk about Legacy game mechanics. Traditionally, when you are done playing a game, all the rules and cards and components stay the same. The next time you play, you are playing the same game.

Game Mechanic: Action Point Allowance System

Game Mechanic: Action Point Allowance System
A popular game mechanic is the Action Point Alliance System. It's a common and simple mechanic. Each turn you get a number of actions you can use. ...

Get your young into board gaming

Get your young into board gaming
Most of the games I sell is for 10 years old and up, but you should get your young children into board gaming early. Maybe not when they are toddlers, but a little older than that.