Tag: Alderac

Blog in Review – 2022

It’s the new year and welcome to 2023! As has been my tradition for the past 3 years, here is my annual post about the year that was, 2022 in this case. Unlike last year, where I talked about how 2021 really should be… Continue Reading “Blog in Review – 2022”

Quilts & Cats of Calico from Monster Couch Coming to Digital

Exciting news in the digital boardgaming world came yesterday from Monster Couch Games, the developer of the wonderful Wingspan app. Quilts & Cats of Calico (which is basically the board game Calico from Flatout Games and AEG), which is a tile-laying game where you… Continue Reading “Quilts & Cats of Calico from Monster Couch Coming to Digital”

Expansion Review – Smash Up Micro-Expansion – Penguins

Welcome to the second in a series (of four…that’s a series, right?) of Smash Up micro-expansion reviews for one of my favourite games from Alderac Entertainment Group. If not my favourite, it’s certainly one of my most-played, mainly due to the variety of expansions… Continue Reading “Expansion Review – Smash Up Micro-Expansion – Penguins”

New to Me – September 2022

September was a weird month as far as boardgaming went. Our Sundays were sparsely-attended and we ended up playing games that we were already familiar with. With one of my usual gaming co-workers away for most of the month, my other co-worker agreed to… Continue Reading “New to Me – September 2022”

SHUX 2022 Retrospective

Last weekend, for the first time in almost three years, I actually went to a game convention. COVID really did put a damper on things. SHUX is the Shut Up & Sit Down gaming convention held at the Convention Centre in my home town… Continue Reading “SHUX 2022 Retrospective”

Expansion Review – Smash Up Micro-Expansion – Goblins

One of the things Alderac Entertainment Group has been doing for Smash Up aficionados (Editor – “oooo, look at you with the fancy foreign words) has been releasing micro-expansions. In fact, they’ve been doing that for a bunch of their games, including Space Base… Continue Reading “Expansion Review – Smash Up Micro-Expansion – Goblins”

Expansion Review – Smash Up: Disney

As part of a partnership with The OP, Alderac Entertainment Group is releasing three different Smash Up core sets with IP that the OP has (is that too much EP?). The first, of course, was Smash Up: Marvel, which was a pretty good expansion… Continue Reading “Expansion Review – Smash Up: Disney”

New to Me – July 2022

July was a good month. When you have the entire month of July off of work as vacation, it’s a glorious month! It was sadly not a month for writing, which I apologize for to anybody who’s been anxiously awaiting the chance to read… Continue Reading “New to Me – July 2022”

My Year in Gaming – So Far

Just a fun little Sunday night post to share with you my year in gaming so far. Little surprise that Jump Drive is #1 as it’s such a quick game. I even have a review of it posting tomorrow! The large number of Space… Continue Reading “My Year in Gaming – So Far”

New to Me – May 2022

After a month of COVID and other things that kept me from playing any new to me games in April (which was mitigated by the fact that I didn’t post the March article until April was almost over), May was a time to make… Continue Reading “New to Me – May 2022”