Tag: Terraforming Mars

New To Me – August 2021

What’s this, out of the wild? Cue Marlin Perkins! Yes, it’s a “New to Me” games post! For the first time in a few months, I’ve actually played some new games, so I get to tell you about them! Yes, it’s been 4 months… Continue Reading “New To Me – August 2021”

Post-COVID Gaming

It has definitely been a long year. As mentioned in my 4-year anniversary post on Monday, this year has been especially hard for me, personally but also as a gamer (this is not to diminish how hard it’s been to so many people, especially… Continue Reading “Post-COVID Gaming”

Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition Coming to Kickstarter

(Edit 2/16/21 – And it’s live! Lots of gameplay descriptions too. Check it out) The other shoe has finally dropped! A couple of weeks ago, I did a post about a “Terraforming Mars-esque” game that noted designer Geoff Engelstein teased on Twitter. And now… Continue Reading “Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition Coming to Kickstarter”

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”

New Terraforming Mars-esque game from Stronghold Games?

Geoff Engelstein, one of my favourite game designers and people on Twitter (and also host of the Game-Tech segment on the Dice Tower podcast) was being mysterious the other day on Twitter. “Hate to vague tweet, but got to playtest and see the final… Continue Reading “New Terraforming Mars-esque game from Stronghold Games?”

App Review – Terraforming Mars – Prelude Expansion

Long-time readers of this blog know that I’ve had a kind of love-hate relationship with the app version of one of my favourite games. While Terraforming Mars is still in my Top 10 games played, the digital version had a bumpy ride after its… Continue Reading “App Review – Terraforming Mars – Prelude Expansion”

Prelude Coming to Terraforming Mars on Steam December 8th

Good news for Terraforming Mars fans, at least those in the digital realm! The boardgame app which has been controversial, derided, had the developer shut down, and now is a fairly decent app, may now be getting even better as of December 8. Asmodee… Continue Reading “Prelude Coming to Terraforming Mars on Steam December 8th”

Boardgame Geek Top 100 – Play or Played – #10-1

It’s been almost 4 weeks since the last post in this series looking at the Top 100 Games ranked on Boardgame Geek. I was riding high, feeling all the love the series was creating and posting something almost every week day. And then I… Continue Reading “Boardgame Geek Top 100 – Play or Played – #10-1”

Terraforming Mars Big Box Kickstarter is Live!

After much hullabaloo, and a really nice chat with Stronghold Games President Stephen Buonocore, the Terraforming Mars Big Box Kickstarter is now live! And wow, is there some cool-looking stuff in there. First, I’m very glad to see that there is a pledge level… Continue Reading “Terraforming Mars Big Box Kickstarter is Live!”

Q&A – Stephen Buonocore (President of Stronghold Games)

(Edit: And it’s live! Let me know what you think now that it’s up and running in the comments. I also did a post about it.) (Edit: Apparently this has now been pushed back to June 16) You may have heard something last week,… Continue Reading “Q&A – Stephen Buonocore (President of Stronghold Games)”