Chuck Robbins: A Remembrance

Like so many in the Southern California tabletop gaming community, I’m deeply saddened about the recent passing of the mighty Chuck Robbins, the owner and operator of Game Empire in Pasadena, California – one of the finest tabletop gaming stores we are honored to have in Southern California. We were friends and I always enjoyed […]

5 Quick Questions about Civil Unrest from Upstart Games

Editor’s Note: As a kind of content geek, I try new formats. So, here’s a new interviewette for tabletop designers. We promise no TL;DR. Let’s see how Upstart Games, publisher of Civil Unrest (coming to Kickstarter soon) does, shall we? Civil Unrest is finally live on Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1267849140/civil-unrest-the-board-game BGB: Attention is money, my friend. What is the elevator pitch […]

Spiel Des Jahres 2015 Comments

First, congratulations to all the nominees and recommended titles. I’m glad the Spiel Des Jahres continues to be a source of promotion for the hobby, even if it rarely is considered the ultimate arbiter of quality by serious gamers. The inclusion of the Kennerspiel (Complex Game) category is certainly welcome but even there, serious gamers have […]

Press Release: Stronghold Games Announces Space Cadets: Away Missions

Launching As A Kickstarter Project – Featuring As Many As 100 Plastic Miniatures New Jersey, USA – January 19, 2015  Stronghold Games is proud to announce Space Cadets: Away Missions, the third standalone game in the Space Cadets franchise of cooperative and team space-themed games. Space Cadets: Away Missions is a cooperative, scenario-based, tactical action […]