Author: Al Rosenberg

Reigns Devolver Digital

Swipe Yes for Reigns

When I had the chance to date pigeons in the 2014 remake of Hatoful Boyfriend, I became aware of Devolver Digital, and the fun surprises keep coming. Their most recent delight is a phone game called Reigns. Imagine a dating app for ruling a medieval kingdom, and you get the most basic level of the…

Card Wars Adventure Time

Card Wars: Perfect Tabletop Game

Tabletop games are hot. Hipsters everywhere will tell you about their favorite bar’s Settlers of Catan nights. Reddit has brought the Target exclusive Oregon Trail card game to our attention, which will surely tap into the same nostalgia pipeline Pokémon GO was been mining. Even our favorite shows know how great tabletop gaming is: The Dungeons… Idris Elba

What Dark Tower Movie Are They Making?

If you’re like me, the Tower has been calling to you since the moment you shut the cover on the controversial epilogue to the seventh book. (And then again when the 2012 Wind Through the Keyhole Book 4.5 came out.) Maybe you fulfill your cravings with the comic books, but likely the announcement of The Dark Tower…

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Love Letter to My Best Friends

Ann Patchett in Truth and Beauty: A Friendship writes, “Whenever I saw her, I felt like I had been living in another country, doing moderately well in another language, and then she showed up speaking English and suddenly I could speak with all the complexity and nuance that I hadn’t realized was gone. With Lucy…