Fog of Love | Five Tribes | Call My Bluff

Fog of Love | Five Tribes | Call My Bluff

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify | RSS | MoreDid we unearth any hidden treasures you’ve been missing out on? Let’s find out! First up: As an unlikely pair, we try to coordinate our tactics...
IT’S NOT MONOPOLY, IT’S YOU

IT’S NOT MONOPOLY, IT’S YOU

Maybe the game so many love to hate is really not so bad I recall enjoying Monopoly as a child, but I haven’t wanted to actually play it in forever.  The “high summer” of my discontent (in junior high), was my suspicion that the game was all about blind luck. But...
Leaping Lemmings | Eschaton | BUX

Leaping Lemmings | Eschaton | BUX

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify | RSS | MoreDid we unearth any hidden treasures you’ve been missing out on? Let’s find out!First up, we dodge incoming eagles, and go off the deep end...

Interesting game . . . but is it Accessible?

Game designer Brandon Rollins (of http://Brandonthegamedev.com) put it the best way I’ve heard so far: board-game accessibility “is a very complex issue that’s hard to talk about succinctly.” Earlier this year, I came across his post that introduced me to the work of...
SHOULD CHESS BE MANDATORY?

SHOULD CHESS BE MANDATORY?

In 2011, Armenia instituted mandatory chess instruction in schools, starting at age 6. Armenia is proud of its prowess at chess, and rightly so; it ranks third in the world in chess grandmasters per capita, second only to Iceland and Andorra. Grandmasters are...