Checking My List

I have a list of games that I currently own, but have never played. I know that this is the case for many gamers, and my list is certainly not as long as some others, but I thought I would take the time to look at my list and try …

Quantifying Fun

I just listened to Mark Johnson’s always fabulous podcast, Boardgames To Go, and he and guest David Gullett were talking about the games they played in 2009. I’ve already written about my look back at 2009, but one of the topics that came up in their discussion was regarding what …

Game Stores

I’ve been thinking about game stores lately. Yesterday, I was driving through Bakersfield on my way from Fresno to UCLA, and it made me think of the hobby store where I used to buy games as a kid. Back in the 70’s, there weren’t a lot of stores solely dedicated …