New Logo and Mascot!

April 1, 2016

 

While I’ve always been a fan of our “Board Game Barrister” name, I must admit that it has often caused some problems.  We’ve been called “The Game Board Barrister”, the “Board Room Barrister”, the “Board Game” with nothing more, …

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X-Wing Store Championship: Breaking Down the Top 4

March 22, 2016

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Saturday was the Greenfield Store Championship for the X-Wing Miniatures Game.

We had great attendance, great players, and a freshly shaken meta with the introduction of Wave VIII.

Today I’ll be talking about the best of the best, and …

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Mission Accomplished? My Final(ish) thoughts on Pandemic Legacy

March 18, 2016

PandemicLegacyFinalThoughts1I don’t think I can go back. The feeling started to sneak up on me midway through my group’s playthrough of Pandemic Legacy, but now that it’s over, it’s stronger than ever: I’m not sure if I can go …

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Real-time Game Alert: FUSE

March 16, 2016

FuseCoverYou guys know that I’m a sucker for games that are played in real time. One of my very first posts here was on the real-time (as well my all-time favorite) game Escape: The Curse of the Temple. Luckily …

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Why I Foster

March 12, 2016

I started fostering in Fall 2012 for New Life Cat Rescue, a small locally run shelter in West Allis, and I loved it. I started out with adult cats, but I quickly moved on to pregnant cats or young litters. …

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Netrunner League Report: Deck-Building Blues

March 10, 2016

NetrunnerArt5Our Netrunner league got underway a couple weeks back and it was the first time I’d tried the game in anything resembling competitive play. The results were, shall we say, not great. A large part of this had to do

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Why it’s Awesome: Fury of Dracula, 3rd Edition

March 5, 2016

FuryofDraculaIf you’ve been reading my posts, you know that I’m a big fan of cooperative games a la Pandemic and Escape: The Curse of the Temple and that I’m into asymmetric games like Netrunner. You’d think that it would

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Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective is the Choose-your-own-Adventure Story of your Dreams

March 1, 2016

I loved to read when I was a kid, especially mystery stories. I read everything I coSherlockHolmesCDuld get my hands on, from The Hardy Boys to The Three  Investigators. Around the same time, I was also into

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Netrunner diary: I’m back!!

February 24, 2016

Screen Shot 2016-02-24 at 7.59.50 PMAt long last, after holiday traveling, celebrations, and drafting a new syllabus that resulted in just over a month without any new Netrunner posts, I’m back. I know you’ve missed this. As it turns out, not playing Netrunner in over …

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What the heck is the difference between Armada and X-Wing?

February 23, 2016

XWingImageSo excitement for Star Wars is at an all-time high. The Force Awakens just came out and is pretty amazing, they’ve already begun work on Episode VIII, and if that wasn’t enough, we’re getting a  Star Wars anthology film, Rogue

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