Category Archives: Gaming

‘Scorpius Freighter’: Aimin’ to Misbehave

‘Scorpius Freighter’: Aimin’ to Misbehave

The government of the Scorpius system controls everything, but there are some freighter pilots who operate under the radar, distributing restricted medicine, information, and supplies while they’re fulfilling above board contracts. You can’t take the sky from this ‘Scorpius Freighter.’ Read More

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Congratulations, Doug Bowser!

Congratulations, Doug Bowser!

Since Thursday’s surprise announcement, seemingly all of gaming, geek, and pop culture media has taken a moment to reflect on the upcoming retirement of Reggie Fils-Aime, longtime President and COO of Nintendo of America. What’s garnered significantly fewer headlines is kind words for his successor, current Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing Doug Bowser.  Read More

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Lord of the Chords’

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Lord of the Chords’

In ‘Lord of the Chords,’ there’s always a key signature in play, and players are tasked with playing note cards to form chords in that key signature. You can play accidentals to make your note flat or sharp, and you can play a seventh on top of the chord to prevent it from being stolen. It’s been a long time since I studied the circle of fifths, but the game includes a cheat sheet. Read More

Tabletop Kickstarter Alert: ‘Pathogenesis’ 2nd Edition

Tabletop Kickstarter Alert: ‘Pathogenesis’ 2nd Edition

Germs against the human body is a battle that has raged since humanity began. On a microscopic scale, it’s a tale of resilience, persistence, and mucus. Lots and lots of mucus. With battles being fought every day, across the globe, it’s a wonder there haven’t been more board games about the classic struggle on the border between health and sickness. Read More