Posts from 2014

Our Next Chapter

3 minute read

A lot of folks have been asking me "what's next?" Did I retire? Am I joining a new startup? In some ways the answer is a bit more complicated than that, but ...

BGG.CON 2014 Report

8 minute read

I went to BGG.CON again this year, this time Julie joined me and we hung out with friend Jim for the weekend. This was "9 out of 10" for Jim and me, so of c...

What I Hope to Play at BGG.CON 2014

2 minute read

I will return to BGG.CON this year, and I get to bring a friend this time! Yes, Julie will join me for the first time! This will be my ninth visit. Of cours...

Operation Market Garden

4 minute read

I hosted part 2 of my 60th anniversary of 1944 WWII major operations in Europe last weekend. This time it was Operation Market-Garden, the largest failed mi...

Compounded, Forbidden Desert, and Up Front!

4 minute read

I played three different new-to-me games in the past week. I'm in the midst of my transition out of routine board gaming and into the daily (awesome) grind o...

Evolution card game is live on Kickstarter

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The re-imagining of the game Evolution is now live on a Kickstarter. North Star Games was kind enough to provide me a prototype of the new version and I'll...

The Triumph of Napoleon’s Triumph

5 minute read

Ken and I continued our play-through of the Bowen Simmons collection of elegantly designed block wargames focused on 19th century battles. We started with h...

Sailing Charter in Greece - Part 7 - Ios

3 minute read

This is part 7 of my sailing in Greece series. You can find part 6 here. On June 27 we set sail for Ios, an island I last visited in 1990 during the World ...

GameStorm 16 2014

5 minute read

I spent last weekend GameStorm, a local convention I started going to in 2003. At that GameStorm I met KC for the first time And found my local gaming group...

Two Player Gaming

4 minute read

I've enjoyed a flurry and wide range of two player gaming since the start of the year. Here is a brief rundown. Mage Wars I first played a demo of this at ...