Jonathan H. Liu

Reaping the Rewards: ‘Fantastic Factories’

Time to get to work! Create the best pipeline to manufacture goods, and you're headed for success. Train up your…

October 26, 2020

‘The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine’—A Tricky Journey

Join 'The Crew' and search for a hypothesized ninth planet in our solar system. There are a lot of tasks to…

October 25, 2020

Cook Up ‘Something Wicked’

Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble—can you cook up 'Something Wicked' before the other witches?

October 24, 2020

13 Monstrously Fun Games for Halloween

October is here, and you know what that means: time to break out the monsters, ghosts, and ghouls at game…

October 22, 2020

Reaping the Rewards: ‘Tiny Epic Dinosaurs’

Put on your work boots and make sure your health insurance is paid up, because we're headed to the dinosaur…

October 21, 2020

Save the World (Again) in ‘Pandemic: Hot Zone—North America’

You may not like how North America is currently faring against COVID-19, but at least you can control how it…

October 17, 2020

‘The Search for Planet X’: A Deep-Space Mystery

Scientists believe there's another planet out there in our solar system, but it can't be detected directly. You must use…

October 14, 2020

Stack Overflow: Not Really Ready for Halloween

As far as scary stories go, it's kind of hard to top the 2020 news cycle, right?

October 12, 2020

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Pocket Paragons’

'Pocket Paragons' is a quick, portable 2-player duel.

October 12, 2020

‘Flash 8’: A Twist on the Classic Sliding-Tile Puzzle

Slide your electrons into place before your opponents in 'Flash 8'!

October 8, 2020

Get Lost ‘Inside Ze Cube’

Sometimes the way to deal with feeling like you've been trapped in a box for a few months is ...…

October 7, 2020

Kickstarter Tabletop Roundup: New Trips to Favorite Worlds

It's another packed week of Kickstarter campaigns!

October 7, 2020

Build Your Legacy in ‘My City’

Build and develop your city, from its beginnings through industrialization, in this legacy-style game.

October 6, 2020

Reaping the Rewards: Match Wits in ‘Slip Strike’

Two teleporting time-travelers arrive in the city, but only one will walk away. Who will prevail in this battle of…

October 2, 2020

Survive the Xenomorphs in ‘Aliens: Bug Hunt’

We're going on a bug hunt! Gonna catch a big one! We're not scared!

September 30, 2020

Reaping the Rewards: Cats + Quilts = ‘Calico’

Round up your sewing circle—it's time to make some quilts! Piece together colors and patterns to earn buttons and attract…

September 28, 2020

‘Save Yourselves!’ Is a Much-Needed Tech Detox… Or Is It?

A young couple takes a technology detox week in a remote cabin, blissfuly unaware that the world is falling apart.

September 27, 2020

Kickstarter Tabletop Roundup: Monstrous Fun

Check out these tabletop game projects on Kickstarter!

September 24, 2020

Reaping the Rewards: ‘Strike! The Game of Worker Rebellion’

HappyCorp is making a move on Mercury City, planning a corporate-run metropolis where every resident is an employee. The Strike…

September 23, 2020

Stack Overflow: Civics for Kids

In honor of RBG, today's stack includes books that teach kids about equality, voting, and being a good citizen.

September 21, 2020

‘Tellstones: King’s Gambit’ Puts Your Memory to the Test

Sharpen your wits and your focus, and prepare for this "duel of minds" in 'Tellstones'.

September 16, 2020

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Create a Colorful Lei in ‘Lucky Luau’

Collect flowers and leaves to create a lei in 'Lucky Luau'!

September 15, 2020

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Build the Pacific Northwest in ‘Cascadia’

Expand the terrain of the Pacific Northwest and create the best habitats for wildlife in 'Cascadia.'

September 15, 2020

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Who Will Go ‘In Too Deep’?

Infiltrate the criminal Syndicate and go undercover to foil their plot—but be careful that you don't go 'In Too Deep'!

September 15, 2020

Stack Overflow: State of Mind

Today's Stack Overflow may be a bit scrambled, a reflection of the state of my mind this past week.

September 14, 2020

Stack Overflow: Blast from the Past

Today's column is a big stack of nostalgia: books (mostly comics) based on television series or movies, or even old…

September 7, 2020

Kickstarter Tabletop Roundup: Games and Accessories

Today's roundup includes a variety of things: a couple of games, some accessories, plus an animation kit.

September 4, 2020

‘Escape the Room: The Cursed Dollhouse’

There's something weird going on in Old Man Garrity's shed, and it's time to investigate...

September 2, 2020

Join the 2020 Tabletop Writers Diversity Initiative

The Tabletop Writers Guild is a group of people who still insist on writing about board games. This year, the…

August 27, 2020

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