Tag: board games

Jul 05

The Story of Legendary Creatures: Part One

The Kickstarter campaign for my third tabletop game, Legendary Creatures, will be launching on July 11th!  This Kickstarter represents the culmination of a tremendous amount of work and over a year’s effort by the crew developing this project for Pencil First Games.  We are a very small team, made up primarily of myself as the …

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Aug 27

GemPacked Cards: Description and Review

  GemPacked Cards, by Eduardo Baraf, is a game in which players compete to earn the most points by collecting multi-colored gems, achieving goals, and buying special cards.  Players who make the best use of the resources they have available, taken advantage of opportunities presented by the display, and get a little lucky have the best …

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Apr 14

Ion: A Compound Building Game: Description and Review

    Ion: A Compound Building Game, by John Coveyou, is a light card drafting game for 2-7 players in which the goal is to earn the most points by creating neutrally charged compounds, fulfilling the requirements of goal cards, and collecting Nobel Gasses.  The player, best able to manage these challenges over all three rounds …

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Jan 18

A Much Delayed, But Triumphant Return

First off, I want to send out one last thank you to everyone who supported the Kickstarter for Strife: Legacy of the Eternals, continues to support it with ratings on BGG and discussion across social media!  Secondly, I would like to briefly discuss the rather lengthy time period without new posts on this site, and …

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Oct 08

Wife In Games Guest Post: Wife on Strife

Chris (who will henceforth be known as HAMMY) and I were celebrating our 5th wedding anniversary with a magnificent long weekend trip to Bolongo Bay Resort, St Thomas, Virgin Island on September 13, 2013 and that is when this new game adventure began. Before I go any further, let me tell you that other than …

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Sep 25

Design Diary For Strife: Part 2

With the Kickstarter for Strife:  Legacy of the Eternals just around the corner (Oct 1st. Yes shameless plug!) it seemed as though I should get around to writing the second installment of my design diary.  After all, there is nothing like an impending deadline to get the juices flowing!  For those of you who missed …

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