Kickstarter Curmudgeon: July

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Oh how time flies! It seems like only last week that I was grouching at a host of Kickstarter campaigns, though to be honest a number of them looked like they could be pretty good games. Still, by and large … Continued

Kickstarter Curmudgeon: June

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The Kickstarter culture in board gaming has always felt a bit odd to me. I don’t avoid it completely. I’ve backed a couple of Red Raven games and the 2nd printing of Gloomhaven. But I’m not one of those people … Continued


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The house always had a funerial sense about it–the smell of camellias mixed with stale cigarette smoke when I was young; the sense of void after my grandmother passed. Knowing that I was there to say goodbye somehow made the … Continued