Magic Ruling: Squee Meets his Match

June 8, 2018

 

We control a Courser of Kruphix, so the top card of our library is revealed to be Squee, the Immortal.

We also control a Bomat Courier, which we declare as an attacker now, sending Squee into exile face down.…

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Five Rings: An Honorable Game

May 29, 2018

There are a lot of reasons to play games. To laugh, to think, to keep your hands busy, to justify heavy drinking, oh… and to win. When I picked up Legend of the Five Rings from Fantasy Flight Games,

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Deadlands

May 10, 2018

Howdy stranger, first time in Sacremento? What’s that, trouble on your way in? Oh, some gremlins caused some mischief and the train bringing you in broke down….Welcome the Weird West my friend, get back to me when a Wendigo is …

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Award Winning Radio

May 6, 2018

One of the most-fun things I get to do is be “the voice” of the Board Game Barrister on the radio.  I’ve recorded fun spots for contests, supported public radio on WUWM (I don’t get to record these myself, alas), …

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Torg Eternity

April 25, 2018

It was over twenty five years ago when Torg came crashing into my life. It was when role playing games were at their peak, for me personally. I played in five or more games every week and Torg quickly found …

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Family Game Spotlight: Fairy Tile

April 9, 2018

Once upon a time, there lived a Princess, a Knight, a Dragon—and a pile of tiles!

Welcome to Fairy Tile, a fascinating game for 2-4 players where you’ll tell a new story every time you play. Your tale lives …

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Achtung Cthulhu—A Sanity Draining Romp through War Torn Europe

April 3, 2018

The year is 1943 and the world is locked in war. The German war machine continues its seemingly unstoppable march towards total domination of Europe. With the entrance of America into the Second World War, there is a glimmer of …

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New Game Spotlight: Tofu Kingdom

March 28, 2018

Where is Princess Tofu!?

Tofu Kingdom is in turmoil. Prince Mochi is ready to take his crown and become king, but he has not yet chosen who shall be his queen!

In each round of Tofu Kingdom, one player …

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Shadespire: Welcome to the Underworld

March 19, 2018

Those that know me know that I enjoy tabletop miniature wargames. They might even say I have an obsession with them. It is rare for a new game to come out that I don’t at least get a sampling of, …

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Magic Ruling: By the Skin of Gideon’s Teeth

March 9, 2018

We are at 0 life.

However, we control Gideon of the Trials, having already activated his emblem ability, which states, “You get an emblem with ‘As long as you control a Gideon planeswalker, you can’t lose the game and your …

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