Table for Two #20: Jaipur

gaming couple playing Jaipur

I have to admit there aren’t too many boardgames that Phil brings up that I’ve never even heard of, but Jaipur is one of them. This made for a rather pleasant surprise as this episode was an introduction to a game I knew nothing about. A trading game that takes a little bit of play … Read more

Unqualified Experts #12: Fixing the Beast Master Ranger (5E)

two gamers and teddy bear on strike

Look, there’s a lot to absolutely love about 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons. However, there are some serious deficiencies that we can only ignore for so long. And with Shane’s love of the grossly underpowered Ranger class and Brownie’s anger at unfair working conditions as an adventuring party member, it was inevitable that Unqualified Experts … Read more

Unqualified Experts #11: Building the Best Bunny Kingdom

two gamers over Bunny Kingdom

Bunny Kingdom is a fantastic boardgame that has a huge following…despite its lack of a brown bear mascot (sorry Brownie). This is a game that is cute, brings those happy feelings you remember from playing board games as kids, and yet involves an amazing amount of strategy. This game is about collecting resources, seizing important … Read more

Table for Two #18: Dice City

Gaming couple with Dice City

The initial game setup here showed me I was going to have to really pay attention to this episode – even more so than usual. Dice City is an excellent boardgame by Vangelis Bagiartakisa. Roll dice, place your dice for resources and locations, and build your way to victory. This is a very different change … Read more

Table for Two #17: Santorini

gaming couple playing santorini

Santorini is a deceptively simple game that forces you to think multiple moves ahead to avoid catastrophe (it’s very chess-like in this respect). Borrowing on a bit of Greek mythology and the legendarily beautiful Greek island famous for pure white buildings with dark blue domes (Google it to feed your travel itch). These beautiful buildings … Read more