Tag: Worker Placement Games

New to Me – June 2022

June 2022 was a weird month. For the most part, things are going ok, especially compared to last year. But there are so many bad things going on the world that it’s still really stressful. Plus, I’m on vacation the entire month of July… Continue Reading “New to Me – June 2022”

Expansion Review – Architects of the West Kingdom – Works of Wonder

Architects of the West Kingdom has a well-deserved place in my Top 5 games of all time. It is an amazing worker placement game with cool mechanics that keeps me coming back for more. It was published back in 2018 by Garphill Games and… Continue Reading “Expansion Review – Architects of the West Kingdom – Works of Wonder”

Expansion Review – Architects of the West Kingdom – Age of Artisans

It’s no secret how much I love Architects of the West Kingdom. Even with my top 4 games being GMT Games, Architects still managed to get into the Top 5 games played of all time for 2022. With the Works of Wonder expansion just… Continue Reading “Expansion Review – Architects of the West Kingdom – Age of Artisans”

Top 25 Games Played of All Time – 2022 Edition (#5-1)

Wow. I was not expecting to take a 2-week break from the blog. I’m learning to listen to my heart and brain and just take breaks when I need to, and this last two weeks, I just haven’t felt like blogging. Whenever I thought… Continue Reading “Top 25 Games Played of All Time – 2022 Edition (#5-1)”

Top 25 Games Played of All Time – 2022 Edition (25-21)

With the close of the year 2021, I have actually played 422 games since I really started playing boardgames in 2012. Since my “Top 25 Games Played of All Time” series in 2019 was predicated on my having played almost 300 games, I thought… Continue Reading “Top 25 Games Played of All Time – 2022 Edition (25-21)”

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”

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”

Boardgame Geek Top 300 – Play or Played – #270-261

I know it’s been a while (my last post was May 28), but here were finally are with another entry in the COVID-long series of posts about games on Boardgame Geek and whether or not I’ve played them. Thankfully, it looks like the main… Continue Reading “Boardgame Geek Top 300 – Play or Played – #270-261”

Review – Raiders of the North Sea Big Box

One of the first posts I did on this blog talked about how board game box inserts can be so important. The problem with even good inserts has always been “what about the expansion(s)?” That’s a viable point. I’ve seen many games where the… Continue Reading “Review – Raiders of the North Sea Big Box”

Boardgame Geek Top 200 – Play or Played – #110-101

After months of waiting (I hope you weren’t holding your breath), we have reached the end of the line (for the second time). Yes, we are at the end of the Top 200 BGG games, and it’s been an interesting ride. I’ve really discovered… Continue Reading “Boardgame Geek Top 200 – Play or Played – #110-101”