The Best of Gen Con 2017

Testing, testing, is this thing on? ahem… Hello! You probably don’t know me, because this isn’t my blog. Pleased to meet you! My name is Josh McIllwain, and I do a bunch of random things on the internet – I co-host a Game Master-centric podcast, I run a digital tabletop …

Coins in Board Games

There’s something really special about coins. You can use chips, cubes or even paper money (I’m looking at you Power Grid!) to track a particular commodity in a game, but I love it when a game provides coins. Board games like Caylus, Hansa, Lords of Waterdeep, and Tokaido all provide …