I think Zooloretto was the second Spiel des Jahres winner I added to my collection, with Settlers of Catan being the first; however, I didn't know there was such a thing as the Spiel des Jahres until 2007, so Zooloretto counts as my first SdJ. Michael Schacht is one of my favorite designers because he… Continue reading Zooloretto
There's a game on my desk right now that's unopened. It's still in the shrink wrap. It was a birthday present from my family, and I happily opened the present, but I hesitate in actually opening the game. There's nothing wrong with the game. It's called Asante and it's designed by one of my favorites,… Continue reading The Unopened Game
Okay, you obviously dig games or you probably wouldn't be reading this, but just how into tabletop gaming are you? Is playing a boardgame or rolling up a character for an RPG just an activity you're doing, or has it become something more? Take this quiz: Do you keep track of your plays? If you… Continue reading When Does Gaming Move from an Activity to a Hobby?