What is censorship in the face of sensitivity?

So I originally had this as a blog post on boardgamegeek.com.  I suspected it would be too hot for it to handle.  Sure enough, before the day was over: "Your blog has been deleted due to multiple severe violations of site rules, including defending sexism and objectification, dismissiveness to concerns about inclusiveness, personal attacks, and … Continue reading What is censorship in the face of sensitivity?

Lords of Hellas review

Rated: 5 / 5 I backed this game on kickstarter, and I believe I can say this could turn out to be my favorite kickstarter backed game next to The Lord of the Ice Garden (which also originates from Poland, along with the novel series which that game is based off of, which currently doesn't … Continue reading Lords of Hellas review

Gloom of Kilforth review

Image by Tristan Hall Rated: 3/5 Introduction So after bitching about the censorship of the artwork on one of the cards, and later apologizing for it since it ended up not being censorship at all, finally got a hold of the game and played it, solo. So small controversy aside, how is this "roughly 10 … Continue reading Gloom of Kilforth review

Barbarossa review

Rated: 3/5 Introduction (ie addressing some criticisms of the game) So there are 2 versions of this game. One is the version which has anime chicks in scantily clad outfits doing some implied and ridiculous sexual gesture. The other version is a more historical version with black and white WWII photos. Regarding the latter, where's … Continue reading Barbarossa review

Revisiting the Sensitive Censorship Issue in Board Gaming.

Some of you may remember in an earlier blog post how I was outraged at the alteration of card art for a game I backed on kickstarter.                     Outraged because I was under the impression that the art was changed due to Tristan Hall (the creator … Continue reading Revisiting the Sensitive Censorship Issue in Board Gaming.

Censorship!? Sensitivity!? A rant against both in Gloom of Kilforth

Update This has been revisited and addressed in the following article: Revisiting the Sensitive Censorship Issue in Board Gaming. I have a bit of apologizing to do. Introduction So, background.  Gloom of Kilforth is a fantasy sword & sorcery setting board game designed by Tristan Hall, a project that was successfully funded on September 27, … Continue reading Censorship!? Sensitivity!? A rant against both in Gloom of Kilforth