In this episode, we talk about what our personal gateway games were and what else the term might mean to us. We talk about how one person’s gateway game might be another person’s slamming door. And how some games that may not be thought of as gateway games might be the spark others need to get into the hobby.Read More
This a small box of lighthearted gaming for 2-4 players. It plays quickly and is bursting with charm. If you are a Cat Lady. Don’t like cats, well there might not be enough for you here.
Looking for a family game that will work with everybody and introduce some more complex mechanics this is a great stepping stone for drafting, set collection and resource management.
One of the things I love about the board game hobby is the community. How so many of the publishers and people that make the hobby tick are just regular people. Small family run business working from their homes, with a few obvious exceptions. Recently I had an interaction with Ravensburger, one of the biggest and oldest publishers in the hobby that showed me that even the exceptions care about the community.
AEG has announced an updated Premium Edition of Valley of the Kings launching on April 2. Valley of the Kings is an Egyptian themed set collection, deck builder by Tom Cleaver that was originally published in 2014 with 2 standalone expansions following it (Afterlife – 2015 and Last Rights – 2016). The game is a constant flow of new cards and combos as you have to move the cards from your deck into your Tomb in order to score them at the end of the game.Read More