Tag: John D Clair

Empire’s End from John D. Clair – on Kickstarter now!

I’m kind of backing off some on the Kickstarter gravy train. While I did back Halls of Hegra a couple of months ago after some amazing video footage from my good friends Zilla Blitz and The Players’ Aid, I have come to the conclusion… Continue Reading “Empire’s End from John D. Clair – on Kickstarter now!”

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”

New to Me – February 2022

February is the shortest month of the year, but I still managed to not only get a bunch of new to me games in, but they were all good! I mean, none of them were 1960: The Making of a President good (well, maybe… Continue Reading “New to Me – February 2022”

Space Base – The Mysteries of Terra Proxima coming April 15

Sorry for the long delay on posting. Regular service will be returning soon. Today I saw the announcement on Twitter that the next “saga” expansion for one of my favourite games, Space Base (designed by John D. Clair and published by Alderac Entertainment Group),… Continue Reading “Space Base – The Mysteries of Terra Proxima coming April 15”

Top 25 Games Played of All Time – 2022 Edition (15-11)

It’s another week so it’s time for another edition of the Top 25 Games Played (by me) of All Time – 2022 edition! We’ve gone through ten of them so far and so far they have been very cool games! I don’t really care… Continue Reading “Top 25 Games Played of All Time – 2022 Edition (15-11)”

New to Me – October 2021

Now this is more like it. October was a great month for gaming, with me playing 19 different games in the month. This included six new to me games and two new to me expansions! What a cornucopia of games! Well, those aren’t games,… Continue Reading “New to Me – October 2021”

Boardgame Geek Top 300 – Play or Played – #220-211

We’re heading into the home stretch with our look at the Top 300 games on Boardgame Geek. I may even finish before October! Wouldn’t that be a hoot? I’ve actually really enjoyed doing this list, even as I stated last week that it just… Continue Reading “Boardgame Geek Top 300 – Play or Played – #220-211”

Ecos: New horizons Out Today!

Alderac Entertainment Group really needs to work at their hype machine. One of my favourite new games in 2020 was Ecos: First Continent, which is a world-building game where players are trying to build a world and get points by putting terrain tiles out… Continue Reading “Ecos: New horizons Out Today!”

Stories from Boardgame Cons

This last weekend was the virtual edition of OrcaCon. Since I was spending the weekend doing things with my wife, I didn’t take part, but seeing the tweets and Discord messages from them just brought it all to mind. If it wasn’t for this… Continue Reading “Stories from Boardgame Cons”