Tag: Thunderworks Games

Review – Cape May

What’s the only major tourist destination in New Jersey? Yes, Cape May! It’s a beautiful oceanside town, at least from what I saw on the Blacklist episode it featured in. (Yes, I’m aware of Atlantic City. This is kind of an inside joke, but… Continue Reading “Review – Cape May”

My August 2022 Gaming

August turned out to be a good month for gaming after a smaller July. Not only 30 plays of 22 games, but 11 new to me ones! That means (Gulp!) the “New to Me” post is going to be a bit late this month.… Continue Reading “My August 2022 Gaming”

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”

Roll Player App Enters Early Access on Steam

One of my favourite games that I didn’t know I liked that much but the pandemic brought it more to my attention (I know that’s kind of a limited category) was Roll Player, the dice-placement game designed by Keith Matejka with artwork JJ Ariosa,… Continue Reading “Roll Player App Enters Early Access on Steam”

Expansion Review – Roll Player: Fiends & Familiars

Roll Player has been one of the greatest purchases I made during the pandemic lockdown in 2020-21, when I was trying to buy some games I could play at home. My wife and I played it a bunch of times! As part of buying… Continue Reading “Expansion Review – Roll Player: Fiends & Familiars”

Expansion Review – Roll Player: Monsters & Minions

One of the biggest hits for me during the beginning of the pandemic (when I bought way too many games than I really should have) was Roll Player. I had played it once before, was intrigued by it, but never actually got to play… Continue Reading “Expansion Review – Roll Player: Monsters & Minions”

Blog in Review – 2020

Welcome to 2021! 2020 was a very hard year, not just as a boardgamer but as a person in general. The arrival of COVID-19 and extreme measures taken to counteract it have really taken a toll on me and Dude Take Your Turn in… Continue Reading “Blog in Review – 2020”

Review – Roll Player

(Edit: 5/19/22) – I’ve also reviewed both the Monsters & Minions expansion and the Fiends & Familiars expansion Growing up, while I played a few wargames with my brother, I was also an avid player of Dungeons & Dragons. I played with a few… Continue Reading “Review – Roll Player”

New to Me – December 2020

It’s the end of December and 2020 has been a really cruel and wicked year. However, one benefit of all of this is that I’ve played a lot more games with my wife than I had in the past. She graciously volunteered to play… Continue Reading “New to Me – December 2020”

New to Me – November 2020

Another month and another COVID month where I actually have some new stuff to talk about! Kind of. Expansions aren’t necessarily the same as playing “new” games, but they are still cool, right? You’re not one of those that hates on all expansions just… Continue Reading “New to Me – November 2020”