Author Archives: Michele

Gen Con Anticipation

It’s almost time for the biggest gaming event in the United States. GenCon is celebrating 50 years this year, and with expected crowds of more than 70,000, it’s gonna be a wild one. I attended GenCon way back when it was held in the Mecca Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Once it moved, we were less […]

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Game Review: Diamonds

Diamonds Stronghold Games, 2014 Diamonds is a entrancing two to six player trick taking game. The object is to collect as many diamond crystals as you can. You collect “diamonds” for suit actions. Players start with a hand of ten cards. The dealer then determines how many cards each player will pass, either one, two […]

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Game Review: Slide Blast

Slide Blast FoxMind Games, 2016 Attention “serious” gamers. Before you look at this game and say “nah, too light” or “kid’s game”, give it one try. Despite the 7+ age recommendation, I promise it’ll be worth your time. In Slide Blast, you are creating waterslides at a waterpark. Your goal is to make the longest […]

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Game Review: PANIC!

            Castle Panic, 2009 Munchkin Panic, 2014 Star Trek Panic, 2016 Fireside Games, USAopoly Don’t Panic! It’s just a game, or game(s). In this series of games, (which includes “Dead Panic” and lots of expansions which I do not own,), you must defend your castle/ship from invading armies of bad […]

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