Monday, October 27, 2014

Board Game Review: Smallworld (2009)

What do you get when over a dozen fantasy races want to inhabit the same land? A lot of conquest and a pretty fun board game published by Days of Wonder (Ticket to Ride, Memoir '44). I played this game for the first time this past Friday, and enjoyed it enough that I picked it up for myself the next day. I've played it about five times now with different numbers of players and I hope you find this review/overview informative.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Nerd Pumpkin Carving (Photos)

With Halloween coming up, and some great October weather yesterday was a good day to carve some pumpkins. Erin and I searched online for some stencils we liked, I went with Gengar and she chose Lumpy Space Princess. We're not especially good carvers, but they did turn out pretty well. Enjoy the photos and here are the links to the stencils we used.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Deus Ex Nintendo: Smash Bros. for the Wii U Hype

It is uncommon for me to yell "Holy shit!" multiple times during a promotional video, but today's Super Smash Bros. Wii U 50 Facts Extravaganza video was pretty ridiculous. I encourage anybody who likes Nintendo or Smash Bros. to watch the whole thing, it will make you buy a Wii U and reserve the game (or so Nintendo hopes). Instead of recapping all of the facts shown, I will touch on what some of these announcements meant to me as a Smash and Nintendo enthusiast.