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Maintaining Engagement

When playing a game, there are many opportunities for players to become disengaged. Perhaps the players are doing multiple things at the table, like reading email, talking on the phone, or get up from the table for a drink, to use the restroom, etc. 346 more words

Magic: The Gathering

Board Games and Poor Losers

Today being Easter and all, HotGuy and I played games ALL DAY LONG with the kids. We got them the game Stratego for Easter, as we used to play it a lot when we first got married and thought they would like it. 609 more words


Easter, mini-update 3


I got up late.  I wasn’t quite sure what to do today.  I got some hand washing done, taking advantage of the fleeting sunshine in the morning.   150 more words


Landmark Games, Part 1

I am in Niagara Falls for a convention this week. Roomie Walter Hunt and I have taken to enjoying this weather with a morning walk every day.   593 more words

Game Design

Frugal Living: Board Games

Board games are one of my favorite forms of entertainment for the following reasons: they involve using your brain, there’s an element of competition, the atmosphere is conducive to chatting and socializing, it’s a great way to meet new people and it fits in kind of perfectly with the frugal lifestyle. 259 more words

Frugal Living