Monthly Archives: December 2010

Munchkin

I am one of the players in the munchkin group. As we were not familiar with the rules, the game did not really go smoothly. At first, we were a bit frustrated. The tokens seem to be useless and the … Continue reading

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Munchkin Land

During the gaming session on Tuesday I had the pleasure of playing a card game called Munchkin.  this game is basically a RPG with a very comedic tone.  The games tag line goes like this: “Go down in the dungeon. … Continue reading

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Frustration in Hobbit Nation

Call me selfish or call me a non-team-player, but I am NOT a big fan of collaborative board games like The Lord of the Rings. I consider myself a pretty competitive person, but that does not mean I am unable … Continue reading

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Catan Doesn’t Need to be Settled Anymore. It Belongs to Rachel.

I’ve played Settlers of Catan thrice now.  And thrice has it been settled by someone else.  Alas, it was not meant to be.  Maybe Middle Earth needs my help? Settlers of Catan somehow manages to be refreshingly new and exciting … Continue reading

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In Catan It’s Always a Good Time to Buy.

In last night’s gaming session I was surprised to find myself Playing Settlers of Catan once again. It was enjoyable to return to this semi-collaborative, more aptly described as cooperative, game for a second round. Understanding the rules and having … Continue reading

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Browser-Based Virtual Worlds?

Just saw this on Ars Technica: a very early virtual world concept built entirely with open web standards.  Obviously it isn’t much to look at yet, but as a Mac user I can only hope that gaming companies throw their … Continue reading

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The Road goes ever on and on

Last night I had the pleasure of playing The Lord of the Rings board game for the very first time and I had a really fun time with it. The game mechanics were really engaging since they involved just the … Continue reading

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