January 2014 archive

Jan 30

Last Week in Games: 1/20/14-1/26/14

Back in the saddle!  This week’s gaming, I am happy to report, was quite a step up from last week’s game playing desert!  Things got started Friday night with a little playtesting of my latest creation, Legacy Wars, and a couple of surprising results in two games of the Life in Games favorite, Agricola.  Saturday …

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Jan 21

Last Week in Games: 1/13/14 – 1/19/14

So…following the previous week’s gaming extravaganza with Bakers this week was bound to be a bit of a let down.  However, I did not suspect that the entire week would pass without playing a single game.  Comments of your condolences and support will be greatly appreciated.  Please address the flowers and cash donations care of …

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Jan 19

Masters of the Gridiron: Description and Review

Masters of the Gridiron, from Sports Mogul Inc., is a football simulation card game in which players compete head to head using decks made up of real players and teams from the 2013 season.  Control your favorite team with a pre-made deck or build a team of free agents from all of the teams using …

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Jan 16

Last Week In Games: 1/6/14-1/12/14

Last week was an interesting animal as far as gaming went.  I spent far more time writing than playing games, and in fact ,it looked as though I would not play any until we received the call from our dear friends the Bakers on Saturday.  Adam and Courtney have recently moved back from Portland to …

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Jan 11

When Life is Not a Game: What a Difference a Year Makes

While it has not been quite a year since I wrote the article (Here) detailing the tremendous challenges that my family and I were facing in early 2013, the time has come to take note of all that has changed. This time last year, we were trying to recover from losing my uncle, Tom, who …

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Jan 09

Last Week in Games 12/30/13-1/5/14

Happy New Year and all that Jazz!  Our first look back of the new year also includes the last two days of 2013.  Although one might think that the holidays would lend themselves to a bunch of gaming due to the extra days off, this is not really what happens as so much time is …

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