Dice Drivin’ – More fun than a steering wheel

Dice Drivin’ – More fun than a steering wheel

You have to love how clever modern games have gotten. When I was a kid we’d get a “race driving” coloring book from the store with a page-spanning, black and white boardgame in the center. You used pocket change to represent the cars and you had to cut out/glue your own D6 from the back page. (If you were REALLY lucky, the back cover could become cardboard stand-ups of the cars!) All so you could play a simple “roll the dice and see who wins the race” game.

And we liked it that way! Continue reading “Dice Drivin’ – More fun than a steering wheel”

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Hyperspace Smuggler – Contraband for the whole family

Hyperspace Smuggler – Contraband for the whole family

What’s even better than a boardgame set in space? A boardgame set in space that you can play with anyone – from your family to your regular gaming group!

As I mentioned in my last post on Space Pioneers, I love space travel as a setting for games. Unfortunately, the space setting can often be an excuse to create extremely long and complicated games. These games are usually better for all the detail, but getting a group together to play can be extraordinarily challenging. Continue reading “Hyperspace Smuggler – Contraband for the whole family”

Space Pioneers – Space! Infrastructure! and Solo play! Oh my!

Space Pioneers – Space! Infrastructure! and Solo play! Oh my!

Those of you who know me, know that I love space games. There’s just something amazing about imagining space travel and all the rigors that go with it. So when Space Pioneers hit Kickstarter at only €13 (approx. $14US) I had to (in the words of Duke Nukem), “Come get some!” Continue reading “Space Pioneers – Space! Infrastructure! and Solo play! Oh my!”