Category Archive: Gaming

Apr 03

Norwescon 41 Wrap-Up

This is your Norwescon 41 Wrap-Up! I can’t believe it’s already time for Norwescon! Or at least, I couldn’t believe that last week when I was scrambling to get ready for it. For the first time in 5 years, I wasn’t a panelist or vending. For once, I was attending as an attendee, a fact …

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Feb 26

Adventures in 3D Printing

I like to mention as often as possible that my husband wins. At what? All the things. No, really. For our anniversary, he got me a 3D printer. This one to be exact. It’s an MP Mini Delta, which is a great intro-line model printer that still prints with decent quality and size for its …

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Nov 17

What I’m…Updates

It’s way past that time again! Time for the What I’m…Updates! What I’m Reading: It has to do with a certain Amazonian… What I’m Watching: Besides roaming through the Upside Down, I’ve been checking out a LOT of Marvel stuff as well as some British baking… What I’m Playing: So much great world-building, plot, and character arcs in …

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Mar 20

Monday Night Gaming: Codenames Pictures

This week’s Monday Night Gaming / MNG: Codenames Pictures Publisher: Czech Games Edition # of Players: 4-8 players Best with: 6-8 players Playing Time:  15-30 minutes We had the opportunity to play this game recently. We’ve never played the base Codenames game, so this review will be based solely on the game Codenames: Pictures. Setup:  Players split into two teams …

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Mar 16

What I’m…Updates

Long overdue, I’ve updated the What I’m… pages. Check out: What I’m Reading–lots of new fiction! What I’m Writing–now that I’m unstuck, see what I’m working on! What I’m Watching–so much Marvel. OMG. What I’m Playing–I swear Zelda’s going to take over my life. Among other games. So what are you up to these days? Play/read/watch/write …

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Mar 06

MNG: Magic the Gathering EDH

This week’s Monday Night Gaming / MNG: Magic the Gathering EDH I’ve been busy enough that tabletop hasn’t been happening much at all (though Magic has), so I’m going to do a bit of a change in review this week by looking at the Commander or EDH format in Magic the Gathering. Publisher: Wizards of the Coast # of Players: 2-6 players (though …

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Feb 21

MNG: Diablo III

This week’s Monday Night Gaming / MNG: Diablo III Since we have some friends we play with online (via Discord), we’re always looking for multiplayer games to play. My husband played (and greatly enjoyed) the first two games in the Diablo series, so it when it was mentioned as a possible game to play on Saturday …

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Jan 03

Jim Henson’s Labyrinth Board Game (MNG Review)

This week Monday Night Gaming reviews Jim Henson’s Labyrinth Board Game! Publisher: River Horse # of Players: 1-5 Best with: 4 players Playing Time:  60-90 minutes We backed this and were very excited to receive this game once they (finally!) started shipping the games to the backers. We sat down recently to play it and …

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Oct 17

Monday Night Gaming: Terraria

This week’s Monday Night Gaming / MNG: Terraria Terraria is one of those games that people either like or dislike, and I’m going to do my best to not fall into the “OMG Minecraft ripoff!” camp of reviews. Many of its fans love to remind folks that the came is older, that it works hard …

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Sep 19

Monday Night Gaming: Between Two Cities

This week’s Monday Night Gaming / MNG: Between Two Cities Publisher: Stonemaier Games # of Players: 1-7 Players Best with: 5-6 Players Playing Time:  20-30 minutes (first play may be closer to 30-40 minutes)   General Mechanics: This game is a city building game, much like 7 Wonders but with a twist. Rather than focusing …

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