Category: Gaming

What I’m…Update

What I'm... Updates

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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MNG: Eldritch Moon

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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MNG: Bring Out Yer Dead!

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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MNG: Crabs Adjust Humidity

MNG: Crabs Adjust Humidity

This week’s Monday Night Gaming / MNG: Crabs Adjust Humidity Omniclaw Edition Publisher: Vampire Squid Cards # of Players: 4-20 players Best with: 4-8 players Playing Time:  30-90 minutes. Or longer if you really want. General Mechanics: This game is an unofficial expansion to the infamous Cards Against Humanity game, and like it, the game …

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MNG: Pokemon Go!

Pokemon Go

This week’s Monday Night Gaming / MNG: Pokemon Go! I know, I know. Everyone and their momma is talking about Pokemon Go! but it seemed rather fitting to review it this week considering the chaos that it has brought down upon…not just gamers but everyone. Within 24 hours of release, Pokemon Go! had more players …

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MNG: The Sims 4 Revisited

The Sims 4

This week’s Monday Night Gaming / MNG: The Sims 4 Revisited Back in September 2014, I reviewed the newly released The Sims 4, a game I was highly disappointed in due to EA/Maxis’s lack of…well, anything that made the game good. Recently, EA/Maxis announced that they were mostly doing away with binary gender in the …

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MNG: The Castles of Burgundy

Monday Night Gaming Castles of Burgundy

This week’s Monday Night Gaming / MNG: The Castles of Burgundy If you haven’t heard, there’s a horrific heat wave sitting on top of the Pacific Northwest. While my friends in the south may laugh at folks complaining about a high of 95, you have to remember three things: a) That is not a normal …

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MNG: Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon

MNG: Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon

This week’s Monday Night Gaming / MNG: Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon One of my favorite games was Chocobo’s Dungeon 2, which was an adventure game (with a nice plot line) coupled with a dungeon crawler. The main characters crawled through randomly generated dungeons in search of loot and bad guys. Very Rogue-like. (And if you …

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MNG: Raptor

Monday Night Gaming: Raptor Game Review

This week’s Monday Night Gaming: Raptor! This past Saturday was International Tabletop Day, so my husband and I spent it hopping from game store to game store while playing games with various friends. We began it at Card Kingdom/Cafe Mox, who was celebrating their five-year anniversary in Ballard with MoxCon. We played with two Magic …

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The Gauntlet

The Gauntlet Oddysey

If you’re local to Seattle and have frequented Card Kingdom or Mox Boarding House, you’ve probably heard of The Gauntlet, which is an annual gaming tournament in support of charity. From Mox Boarding House, “20 teams of 4, from local games industry studios and community groups, will compete in an all-day event for the benefit …

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