One of April-Lyn's favorite games at PAX Unplugged reminded her that sometimes, the best way to have fun as an adult is to temporarily forget that you're an adult.
As we enter the season of Christmas, the Love Thy Nerd writers want to share moments from nerd culture that resonate with them and reflect the weeks of the Advent calendar. Week One – Hope – Prophet’s Candle Kingdom Death: Monster – Madeline Turnipseed The Children of Israel were scattered, conquered, enslaved, and subject to […]
If you're still on the lookout for that perfect Christmas gift for the tabletop gamer in your life, we've got you covered. Our writers recently returned from PAX Unplugged, one of the largest tabletop gaming conventions in the country. While we were there we had the chance to try out some great games, and we've written about our eleven favorites.
My Little Scythe stands out among current kids games by giving young players a sense of freedom that encourages creative problem solving and critical thinking skills.
Kingdom Death Monster has Madeline thinking about the light that shines in the darkness.
Michael Fox, co-creator of the board game Holding On: The Troubled Life of Billy Kerr joins Drew and Chris this week to talk about a game in which there is no real way to win.
Tim Eisner, creator of Tidal Blades: Heroes of the Reef, chats with our Chief Content Nerd about character building in board games and why he makes games.
Fairy Tile is a great example of a new breed of kid-friendly games challenge kids to think strategically, providing an engaging experience for both kids and adults.
Cooperative games challenge players to work together to solve complicated problems. Here are our writer's top picks for co-op games that empower all players to contribute their individual strengths and talents to the team.
Drew interviews another batch of new and veteran board game designers about their latest offerings as well as why they make the games they do, and what they hope players take away from their time.