Nitro Dice – Keep or Cull?

Next up in this series is the street-racing themed Nitro Dice. Released by Minion Games in 2011, Nitro Dice is a fact-paced card game…instantly belying the name of the game. The dice in Nitro Dice are actually representations of your car. They are rolled once at the beginning or the game to determine initial grid…

alakaSLAM: Racquets & Runes

There are a few ways to get me to buy a game sight unseen. The top three are Make a game with a weird theme, make it small, make it cheap. A couple weeks ago while having a day in Indianapolis, I stopped at my favorite game store that I don’t currently work at: The…

The Front Nine

Sometimes you just have to buy a game because of the theme. More times than not, sadly, you end up with buyer’s remorse. That game with the really clever / cute / funny theme just didn’t have the game play to back it up. Thankfully, one of those lucky times hit for me when I…

A Night at the Chill

I seem to be a rare breed. I’m a board gamer that adores sports as well. Now, for me, the more obscure the sport, the better. My favorite sports I’ve ever watched or played are Australian Rules Football, Disc Golf, Candlepin Bowling, and Baseball (Go Cubs Go!). I’m also quite a big fan of sports…