My partner and I picked up a “romantic comedy as a board game” and ran our first playthrough. Here are my initial thoughts.
Our family has a lot of board games. Gaming has always been a huge part of how we entertain ourselves and also an important part of our kids’ education. But typical “educational games” are almost uniformly awful. And unnecessary — all games can be educational in one way or another, whether they use math or… Continue reading 18 Tabletop games that are great for kids
Continuing from my last post about my (analog) DM workflow, I thought I’d share my virtual DM setup, since there are a number of things I’ve picked up over time that have proven to help quite a bit, as well as learnings that I’ve picked up along the way. Platform: Roll20 It may not be… Continue reading Virtual D&D: My digital DM setup
It came up in yesterday’s recording of Binary Jazz, so I thought maybe I’d talk a bit about my process for running a D&D session. Every DM uses different tools — some of those tools are analog, some of them may be digital — and each DM is going to rely on different things to… Continue reading My D&D DM workflow
I’ve been quietly building something under the radar for a couple weeks. It’s been really just a passion project that came out of a conversation after the holidays. Basically, we own a lot of games. Blame Wil Wheaton’s Tabletop for some of it, but, really, we’re frequently finding excuses to get new games. In fact, getting… Continue reading Announcing Games Collector, a tabletop game management plugin for WordPress
Hey Wizards of the Coast. I have a request. Let’s see more female creatures, yeah? Depictions of women in Magic are not entirely uncommon. It’s often enough that a deck will have at least a couple. And yet, when I think about creatures — specifically non-human creatures — almost always they are shown as masculine.… Continue reading A Formal Request for More Female Creatures in Magic: the Gathering
Real Salt Lake vs. Portland Timbers – Animated.