Tag: Rio Grande Games

Friday Night Shots – Score Sheets for Games

Welcome to the first of what could be a series of posts, or might just be a one-shot. Basically, it’s Friday night, I’ve had a couple of drinks, and maybe it’s time to visit a pressing issue in the boardgame industry. Or maybe I… Continue Reading “Friday Night Shots – Score Sheets for Games”

Boardgame Geek Top 300 – Play or Played – #210-201

Can it really be? Yes, this is the last post in the BGG Top 300 series, first begun back in February. It’s been a long, hard year with COVID being alternately defeated and then making a rebound and forcing people to still try and… Continue Reading “Boardgame Geek Top 300 – Play or Played – #210-201”

App Review – Concordia by Acram Digital

“Trading in the Mediterranean” has become a bit of a cliche. But look at designer Mac Gerdts breaking that cliche and making it interesting again! The boardgame version of Concordia, designed by Gerdts with artwork by Marina Fahrenbach, Mac Gerdts and Dominik Mayer, came out in… Continue Reading “App Review – Concordia by Acram Digital”

Boardgame Geek Top 300 – Play or Played – #230-221

It was a close one this week. Yes, I almost didn’t get this post done so that it would post this week at all. That would break my streak and we know that we can’t have that. But here it is! We’re three episodes… Continue Reading “Boardgame Geek Top 300 – Play or Played – #230-221”

Boardgame Geek Top 300 – Play or Played – #240 – 231

Three weeks. Yes, that’s three weeks. Three weeks in a row where I’ve done an entry for the Top 300 games on BGG! Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? I know, right? I don’t believe it either! Anyway, this is the… Continue Reading “Boardgame Geek Top 300 – Play or Played – #240 – 231”

Boardgame Geek Top 300 – Play or Played – #250 – 241

What? Two editions of this list in two weeks? Could Dave be back? I wouldn’t count on it, but this is a welcome thing to see! My editor is very happy (Editor: Yeah, so happy I could almost not speak in a monotone) It’s… Continue Reading “Boardgame Geek Top 300 – Play or Played – #250 – 241”

Concordia Digital Edition in Beta Soon!

Just saw a tweet and received an email today from Acram Digital, the brilliant programmers behind Istanbul and many other great boardgame apps. Remember I mentioned that Concordia is the new game from them? They just released a trailer for it and the beta… Continue Reading “Concordia Digital Edition in Beta Soon!”

Dominion App From Temple Gates Games – Beta First Impressions

It’s really cool to be involved with something that not everybody else has access to. Hell, that’s why I started this blog! Not that this has really manifested too much, but I did manage to get into the beta version of the Dominion app… Continue Reading “Dominion App From Temple Gates Games – Beta First Impressions”

Classic Dominion Coming Digitally by Temple Gates Games

Boardgame Twitter was all abuzz this morning with the final announcement that the classic deck-building game Dominion, the game that started it all, will be coming out later this year as a digital app! The card game was designed by Donald X. Vaccarino and… Continue Reading “Classic Dominion Coming Digitally by Temple Gates Games”

Concordia Coming to Apps via Acram Digital

Amazing what kind of news gets me to actually post again! Yes, I am working on other posts (including the next installment of the Top 200) and I know it’s been a while, but I couldn’t let this one pass without commenting on it.… Continue Reading “Concordia Coming to Apps via Acram Digital”