I came to a realization recently when playing Elder Sign, a dice game based on the mythology of H.P. Lovecraft. In the game, you have to collect a specific number of Elder Sign tokens before the Ancient One awakens; otherwise, you have to battle the Ancient One to determine the outcome. On this […]
Those of you who saw the Elder Sign episode of TableTop probably remember the “Girl Power!” moment shared by Felicia Day (playing the psychologist, Carolyn) and Wil Wheaton (playing the student, Amanda). (For the record, Wheaton initiated the idea; he explained to their confused teammates that it made perfect sense because he was […]
The board game Elder Sign basically kicked my ass today.
I’d finally gotten past the whole Koi Pond disaster. That card showed up in 3 of the 4 games I’ve played since my previous post — something that ought to be statistically impossible. I avoided tackling […]
My lovely postal person brought me a new toy today: my copy of the board game Forbidden Island.
I haven’t played this game before, but TableTop’s Wil Wheaton highly recommended it on his blog, and after reading the description and seeing pictures of the pretty cards, I decided I wanted it. […]
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