Last week, we took a look at the central dynamics present in M13. As a general rule, M13 presented a rather straightforward picture of what each colour can do (which makes sense, given it’s meant more as an introduction than anything else). The only new card mechanic presented was Exalted, a very powerful mechanic that [...]
One of the best things about becoming a parent is the promise of being able to enjoy toys and games that I’ve all but forgotten.
I’m a big Pokemon fan and have been ever since my cousin let me borrow Blue Version and told me to play. I was as hooked as a kid could be, and to some extent I still am. This extended from the games to the toys, as well as the anime, and eventually it settled [...]
Stuck with family this weekend? Just clear off the table when you’re done eating and play a game and all will be good.
Gimmicks and fads in games will come and go. The best games are always the simple ones. They’re ones that are easy to start but hard to quit while still challenging you. Waterworks is a card game that walks the line between gimmick and classic…the real problem is, you’ve probably never heard of it.
No matter how many new fads and gimmicks come down the pike, many games have stood the test of time. Monopoly, Scrabble, Chutes & Ladders and Risk, just to name a few, but these classic games all have something in common…they’ve all be reinvented over and over again. Having numerous iterations doesn’t mean they’re not [...]
Today, we talk about one my greatest guilty pleasures growing up. The Pokemon Trading Card Game, and some of the stratigies I found most appealing.
I am a winner. I win most everything I choose to participate in. I win at video games, I win at board games, I win at card games, I win at guessing games. I win Christmases, birthdays, Halloweens and Passovers. I win at life. But even I, a winner of everything, am not exempt to [...]
Sure, video games and various electronic diversions are available now. Who would want to find a pack of playing cards and start up a poker game when you can flip out your cell phone and play video space poker? I suppose I would. Poker is a lost skill. People my age spent twenty years learning [...]