Category Archive: Gaming

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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Aug 17

What I’m…Update

It’s been a while but I’ve finally updated the What I’m…. pages. What I’m Playing— Pokemon, Minecraft, Smash Squad. At least in terms of video games. 😉 What I’m Reading— Lots of space opera and weird west. What I’m Watching— So many shows: Orphan Black, Doctor Who, Stranger Things, Penny Dreadful, Dark Matter…. What I’m …

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Aug 16

MNG: Eldritch Moon

This week’s Monday Night Gaming / MNG: Eldritch Moon (Magic: the Gathering) Recently, Wizards of the Coast released the next expansion in its ever-running Magic: the Gathering game entitled Eldritch Moon. Due to my convention/events schedule, we didn’t get the opportunity to participate in a pre-release draft tournament, but we did buy a box and …

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Aug 01

MNG: Bring Out Yer Dead!

This week’s Monday Night Gaming / MNG: Bring Out Yer Dead! Publisher: Upper Deck # of Players: 2-5 Players Best with: 4 players Playing Time:  45-60 minutes Game Components:98 Total Cards (30 Fate Cards, 30 Treasure Cards, 8 Gravedigger Cards and 1 set of Death Certificates and 1 Player Aid for Each Player), 2 Sided …

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