The Sagrada Familia is an unfinished church in Barcelona. The church, a work of the famous architect Antoni Gaudi, One of the major features of this beautiful place is the stained glass windows. That is the inspiration behind Sagrada, a game where you are put in the shoes of an architect, perhaps Gaudi himself, to create stained glass windows from translucent coloured dice.Continue reading “Review – Sagrada”
Hello and welcome to Kickstarter Corner where I discuss a current Kickstarter project that has come across my radar. This installment will be discussing an amusingly titled roll-and-write game called Roland Wright: The Dice Game.Continue reading “Kickstarter Corner – Roland Wright: The Dice Game”
I was looking through my Facebook memories today and I came across a post of mine from a year ago where I discussed the mental health struggles I was going through at the time. I was dealing with post-partum depression on top of my already existing depression and anxiety and I ended up hospitalized for a week. It’s hard for me to believe that it’s already been a year since I hit that low point in my life. Since then, I’ve come a long way and gaming has been a part of that journey in getting better. As a sort of celebration of my ongoing recovery, I thought I would discuss some of the mental health benefits board games can bring.
Today is International Women’s Day and I thought that for my first post in quite some time, I would discuss my thoughts on the board game community and the inclusion (or lack thereof sometimes) of women.Continue reading “Women and the Board Game Community”
Today, I went to my very first board game convention right here in Ottawa called CanGames.
Today’s terrible tale is that of doom and despair. It is a story of strife and suffering, and perhaps a perilous plight or two.
Today’s review is about a glum game called Gloom.
I spoke recently to Brendan McCaskell of McCaskell Games about his game currently on Kickstarter entitled Last One Standing.