The Spiel presents: Gamer’s Edition Scopa

Right now on Kickstarter, my friends over at The Spiel podcast are trying to fund the printing of a Gamer themed deck of Scopa cards. Scopa is an Italian card game, where players are trying to sweep cards from the middle of the table for points.  It’s typically played with a specialized 40-card deck.  I…

Mystick

IN THE YEAR 2000… 2000 was either the 2nd or 3rd time I went to Origins, and probably the first that I took on as a true “hobby gamer.”  I had gone before, but all but ignored any booths that weren’t selling Magic: The Gathering cards.   Back then, about the first 1/3 of the…