Category Archives: Games

Thoughts from UK Games Expo

A silver lining in the Covid-19 cloud is the opportunities that virtual gaming and virtual conventions is offering us. Many of us love to attend our conventions in-person because it is where we connect, meet new people, and try out new games. And virtual gaming is a bit clunky most of the time, and it […]

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A Noobs Guide to Discord

Discord is a proprietary freeware instant messaging and VoIP application and digital distribution platform designed for creating communities ranging from gamers to education and businesses. Discord specializes in text, image, video and audio communication between users in a chat channel. Blah, blah, blah. In other words, it is a place where you can text chat […]

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Thoughts on Virtual GenCon 2020

GenCon 2020 was my first virtual convention. I attended one seminar (about Tabletopia), the Doubleclicks concert, played the new game from Smirk & Dagger, “The Night Cage”, and browsed through the GenCon Looking Glass (virtual exhibit hall). Although a far cry from the hundreds of gaming hours that I would put in at in-person GenCon, […]

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A whole new world of gaming.

I have been a game reviewer, teacher and fan for many years. In 2017, I stopped reviewing on this blog because I felt that there were many other people doing the same thing, in much better ways. The sheer volume of games out there became daunting and honestly, I was overwhelmed. But today, as I […]

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