Igor: The Monster Making Game (2008)

They say ignorance is bliss. This makes me wonder why so many of the most hateful people in the world are also the most ignorant, but this isn’t the place for that discussion. I was ignorant, when I bought Igor: The Monster Making Game at a closeout store, that it was based on a failed…

The rebirth of MLB Showdown

For various reasons, I’m trying to step up the amount I’m writing to the blog. I’m still trying to keep the focus mainly on obscure / odd games from my collection, but when the mood hits I may talk about new games, or other projects that I find particularly interesting…like this one.   MLB Showdown…

Carcassonne, Ra, and Catan Dice Games

About a month ago, I did a roundup of three classic card games that were turned into dice games with mixed levels of success (which you can read here) . This time, I’m going to take a look at three Euro style board games that have also gotten the dice game treatment. Carcassonne, Ra, and Settlers of…

Bringing Gaming to the Blind!

Sorry it’s been a little longer than normal between updates…real life blah blah.  I will have a new game post up in the next few days. I did want to point people a Kickstarter project that I find to be a wonderful idea. It still has 3 weeks left, and has already met it’s initial goal….