Tag: SJ MacDonald

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”

Architects of the West Kingdom – Works of Wonder Now on Kickstarter

We knew it was coming, and we were waiting with bated breath (well, ok, I was). And it’s finally here! Well, the campaign, anyway. Yes, the Works of Wonder expansion for the brilliant Architects of the West Kingdom (designed by Shem Phillips & S.J.… Continue Reading “Architects of the West Kingdom – Works of Wonder Now on Kickstarter”

Circadians: Chaos Order from Garphill Games to Kickstarter in 2021

(Edit: 10/19/21) – And it’s live! I was a Day 1 backer. The 2nd edition of Circadians: First Light is also available. Make sure you pay attention to that, as the first expansion for it will be using the 2nd edition art and stuff.… Continue Reading “Circadians: Chaos Order from Garphill Games to Kickstarter in 2021”

City of Crowns – Paladins of the West Kingdom Expansion – On Kickstarter in feb 2021

(Edit 2/16/21 – It’s now live! Go here and back it now. ) (Edit 2/3/21 – The Kickstarter launch date has now been confirmed as February 16!) Two posts in one day is very rare for this blogger, but I had to get this… Continue Reading “City of Crowns – Paladins of the West Kingdom Expansion – On Kickstarter in feb 2021”

Top 5 Games Played in 2020

Most years, I get to play at least 100 unique games, based on conventions and my Sunday game days. Sadly, due to COVID, that didn’t happen in 2020. My wife willingly played a bunch of games with me during our lockdown, so the fact… Continue Reading “Top 5 Games Played in 2020”

Works of Wonder – Architects of the West Kingdom expansion

This appears to be a “week before Christmas news extravaganza” but I hope to get a review done this week too (or something, at least). However, I just stumbled across this on Boardgame Geek and I had to shout my “huzzahs!” to all of… Continue Reading “Works of Wonder – Architects of the West Kingdom expansion”

Boardgame Geek Top 100 – Played or Play? 80-71

It’s week 3 of our weekly look through the Boardgame Geek Top 100 to see what games I’ve played and which ones I may be interested in playing. Last week I got educated about Dominion, maybe even enough to try it again some day. What… Continue Reading “Boardgame Geek Top 100 – Played or Play? 80-71”

New to Me – March 2020

As we move into April, the self-isolation continues. For some people, that was their normal behaviour anyway, but it’s still hard to be sequestered away from seeing pretty much anybody. I’ve been working from home since March 16 and it’s been quite the adjustment.… Continue Reading “New to Me – March 2020”

Viscounts of the West Kingdom now on Kickstarter

I should have posted this yesterday, but wanted to get the Dice Tower Con post out and I don’t like to do two major posts in one day. Yesterday morning, the Kickstarter for one of my most anticipated games went live. Viscounts of the… Continue Reading “Viscounts of the West Kingdom now on Kickstarter”

Viscounts of the West Kingdom Cover

Can I just say how much I love the cover for Viscounts of the West Kingdom? (Editor – No, you can’t) This cover is amazing! It’s just whetting my appetite for March when this hits Kickstarter. Will this hit my Top 10 games played… Continue Reading “Viscounts of the West Kingdom Cover”