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Review: Kingsburg

September 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

Take on the role of governor and compete for resources to build your empire and influence the king. [...]

Patti’s ProFan Review: Sky Traders

January 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

My boyfriend bought his brother a new board game for Christmas. Because we are wonderful people, we cracked it open as soon as it arrived in the mail, to set it up and test [...]

Shadows Over Camelot

October 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

Since board games are so expensive and it’s often a hit or miss whether you’ll actually like a game, I spend about a month researching board games before choosing [...]

Firefly: The Game

August 20, 2013 // 0 Comments

Yes! After years of not even knowing I wanted a Firefly board game, there is now a Firefly board game: Firefly: The Game created by Gale Force Nine. It was unveiled at GenCon [...]

The Oleg Story

July 26, 2013 // 3 Comments

Can you handle the harsh realities of prison? That’s what you must ask yourself when you sit down for a game of The Oleg Story. Set in a high-security, secret prison, [...]


June 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

Dixit is a game of strategy, storytelling, and beautiful imagery. The rules and gameplay are simple: Each player holds six cards, each rendered with unique artwork. On your [...]

Ticket to Ride

June 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

Welcome to Roll Call, a feature dedicated to reviewing the best and latest tabletop games, and even some old favorites. My husband and I have always enjoyed playing board [...]

Silo: From Board Game to Video Game

August 2, 2012 // 18 Comments

As a kid, I loved board games. Some of my fondest memories include playing Life, Clue, and Monopoly with my cousins and siblings. That love didn’t die as I got older. [...]