Super Magic Realm, a fan-made expansion to the 1979 board game

So good Samus would want to play it. This blog post's intended audience is for those who are veterans of the board game Magic Realm, and who have gotten some amount of enjoyment out of it, and are interested in getting something more from it. Everyone else won't really care. Yeah, I know, this is … Continue reading Super Magic Realm, a fan-made expansion to the 1979 board game

Shows and Board Games to be aware of for the early 1990s

I may have missed a detail or two when going through the whole Entertainment Industry Nostalgia series. I may make little corrections here and there when I can. But there's something I have to mention before moving on to the 1992 year. The television shows that premiered prior to the 90s, but still carried over … Continue reading Shows and Board Games to be aware of for the early 1990s

Godzilla: Tokyo Clash (2020) board game review

Rated: 3.5 / 5 I used to own this other board game titled King of Tokyo, a game that abstracted kaiju fights by having monsters that were rip-offs of Godzilla and King Kong, the energizer bunny, among others (some of which, to their credit, were original). We all knew we were to imagine that these … Continue reading Godzilla: Tokyo Clash (2020) board game 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

Risk Classic Board Game Review

Preface Image from http://philosophy.stackexchange.com/questions/8384/what-exactly-do-objective-and-subjective-mean-in-contemporary-philosophy Objective (adj.): not influenced by personal feelings, interpretations, or prejudice; based on facts; unbiased -- Dictionary.com Game (noun): 1.) a form of play or sport, especially a competitive one played according to rules and decided by skill, strength, or luck. -- Google.com 2.) a competitive activity involving skill, chance, or endurance on … Continue reading Risk Classic Board Game Review