Games

How to Buy Pokemon Cards This Holiday Season

Did someone on your list ask for Pokemon cards? Do you feel slightly overwhelmed by the variety of different sets…

GeekMom Gift Guide: All Things Jane Austen

Jane Austen-themed gifts are always appropriate for fans of her works. Here are some obvious and not-so-obvious options for gift…

GeekMom Holiday Gift Guide 2017 #2: Games

Competetive or cooperative, cards or consoles, we hope you find some great gaming gift ideas from the GeekMoms' suggestions.

‘Kapow!’ – Strategy Dice Game Lets You Create Your Own Dice

For cyberMonday check out Carl Van Ostrand's Kickstarter Kapow!, complete with customizable dice!

Fulfill Your ‘Star Wars Destiny’ With the New Two-Player Game

The 'Star Wars Destiny' Two-Player Game is a new 'Star Wars Destiny' starter set designed to allow a fully playable…

‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ Is a Dream About to Come True

Dust off them wands, folks, there's magic afoot. The Augmented Reality game 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' is on its way,…

Stories From Conventions: D&D at OzCC

Sometimes we have stories from conventions that don't fit our usual categories. Like when a D&D campaign was derailed by…

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Warehouse 13: The Board Game’

'Warehouse 13: The Board Game' is a cooperative game based on the SyFy channel show 'Warehouse 13.'

Play It Once More: Replay FX With Generation Geek 2.0

Replay FX isn't only the world's greatest arcade; it's a fantastic, fabulous, loud, bright family affair I can't recommend highly…

Gen 42 Games Review: ‘Tatsu’ and ‘Hive’

'Tatsu' and 'Hive' are two-player strategy games from Gen 42 Games, you play as dragons and insects attempting to defeat…

‘Sudden Strike 4’ Review

Dakster's son takes a look at the latest 'Sudden Strike' game.

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Beasts of Balance: Battles’

'Beasts of Balance: Battles' is the first full expansion for the unique, app-enabled board game 'Beasts of Balance' and introduces…

4 Modern Stacking Games That Rise Above the Rest

I want to introduce you to four hugely different stacking games that all have one element in common - you…

Game Reboot: ‘Eleminis’ and ‘Loot’

Attack the ships! Collect all the elements! 'Loot' and 'Eleminis' are two of Rebecca Angel's favorite card games that just…

Exercise Your Logic Skills With ThinkFun Puzzles

My son and I played with four ThinkFun games and puzzles that test your logic skills. Most are single-player, but…

Kickstarter Alert: Kwintessens

Any game with the opening line "our previous alchemist blew up; applications now open" is already off to a good…

Celebrating ‘Star Wars’ 40th Anniversary – Tabletop Games

Games are to geeks like air is to humans and Star Wars games are no exception. Below is a small…

Seattle Tabletop Game Store Runs “The Gauntlet” for Charity

The Gauntlet is an invitational board game tournament benefitting Treehouse, a charity for children in foster care, and it's not…

‘Discovery: The Human Evolution Game’

Check out a new educational card game about the evolution of humanity with 'Discovery.'

5 Things To Know About the New Nintendo 2DS XL

The new Nintendo 2DS XL is lighter, aesthetically pleasing, and packed with excellent computing power.

Reaping the Rewards: ‘Great Scott! The Game of Mad Invention’

'Great Scott! The Game of Mad Invention' is a card game in which you play as inventors competing to claim…

‘Not Parent Approved’: An Abundance of Fart Jokes

To be honest, my twelve-year-old's assessment probably describes it best: "It's like 'Apples to Apples' with fart jokes."

Kickstarter Tabletop Games Alert: ‘Circle The Wagons’

'Circle the Wagons' was a rip roarin' success with cowpokes long and short at my house. With rules simple enough…

The Magic of Cards

Spring break meant a lot of cards for my kids...and though initially it was irritating, in the end, it was…

Kickstarter Alert: The 7th Guest: The Board Game

The latest retro video game to produce a tabletop version is one of my all-time favorites, 'The 7th Guest,' which…

10 Reasons ‘Tales From the Yawning Portal’ Is the Best Resource for New DMs

'Tales of the Yawning Portal' is a collection of 7 adventures, and a complete campaign for a 4-person party. There…

License Plate Game International

In the past, I wrote about a game my family likes to play whenever we’re out and about—our own convoluted…

Tabletop Review: ‘COGZ’

So, I've just finished playing another game of COGZ with my spawnlings, and I still love it. Let me show…

When Your Kids Crack the Code (of Reading)

The single most thrill-inducing milestone I've watched my children hit in the past ten years was not their first teeth…

Most Wanted: ‘Colt Express’ Goes Digital

The Spiel des Jahres winning 'Colt Express' has been allowing us to play at being bandits for several years already,…