Online Play for RPGs

February 16, 2021

It’s been a long road so far, and even though an end is on the horizon, many of us are still at home, still being safe and socially distant as the pandemic still rages on. But, being stuck at home …

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Video Blog: Great Games for Improving your Virtual Schooling Experience at Home

February 4, 2021

Barrister Ian has been using games to tackle the challenges of virtual schooling with his four-year-old daughter. Here are the games that have worked great for him and his family!

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A Tale of Two Escape Rooms: Unlock! vs. EXIT

January 18, 2021

Over the past decade, the Escape Room craze has grown steadily from a distant novelty to a readily accessible activity for groups of friends and workplace team-building.

If you haven’t yet had a chance to visit one yourself, an escape …

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Four Great New Games for Two Players

December 3, 2020

If I had to name the one category of games that’s most important in my life, it would undoubtedly be the games that play well with Two Players. Even more so in 2020, the games that I can enjoy with …

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Three Great After-Dinner Games for the Holidays

November 16, 2020

You’ve got a belly full of roasted goodies and savory snacks. There’s cookies and pie waiting on the counter. What else is there to do while you digest except break out an after-dinner game and share a few laughs before …

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Three Great Gifts for Kids who Like to Take Charge

November 12, 2020

We recently posted our Three Great Gifts for Kids who like to Participate.

At the other end of the spectrum are the kids who like to take charge of their playtime. These kiddos prefer activities that allow them to call …

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Three Great Gifts for Role Players

November 3, 2020

Dungeon delving, solving paranormal mysteries, exploring all of spacetime—the life of a Role Player spans vast universes of content. When it comes to finding gifts for a role player, deciding on the right book or miniature is nearly impossible without …

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Three Great Gifts for Kids who Like to Participate

October 19, 2020

We recently posted our Three Great Gifts for Kids who like to Take Charge.

But what about the kids who don’t feel the need to be in charge? Kids who prefer Participatory play would rather be a part of the …

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Three Great Gifts for Puzzlers

October 13, 2020

Many of us have a puzzler on our shopping list this holiday season—someone who loves jigsaw puzzles, collects them, employs ancient puzzling techniques, and has the patience of a saint. While the right gift for a someone who loves …

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Building Skills by Building Things

September 5, 2020

I want to talk about learning by building.

Let’s start here:

I built a birdhouse.

Over the course of the past year, I’ve been steadily taking more of an interest in woodworking. I suppose that’s a bit of an understatement. …

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