May the 4th be Oak & Shield

April 11, 2018

Hear Ye, Hear Ye!
The Oak & Shield Gaming Pub shall have its grandest of openings on the fourth day of May.

Or, put another way:  May the Fourth be Oak & Shield.

Ok, maybe that’s being too kitschy about …

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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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Kids’ Game Highlight: Where’s Mr. Wolf?

March 7, 2018

 

Mr. Wolf is coming! Help the animals find their own barns before he arrives!

Where’s Mr. Wolf is a fully cooperative kids’ game that builds memory, matching and communication skills.

Work together with your fellow players to help all

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Family Game Spotlight: Tiki Topple

February 27, 2018

Welcome to Tiki Island!

In this quick and colorful strategy game, you’ll be secretly rooting for three tikis to take the top spots. Try to maneuver them to the front of the pack using the cards in your hand:

  • Tiki
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Magic Ruling: Traitorous Fish!

February 23, 2018

This week’s ruling is quick, but tricky!

We have Mutiny in our hand.

Our opponent has Fleet Swallower and Master of Waves. (It’s not looking good)

Even though the Master of Waves has protection from red, can we cast Mutiny …

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Magic Ruling: Turning your Back on Devotion

February 9, 2018

You control Liliana, Heretical Healer. You then transform her into Liliana, Defiant Necromancer.

If you use the second ability of Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx—selecting the color black—will Liliana contribute to your devotion?

 

The answer? No, she will not.

The

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