• Card Wars: Perfect Tabletop Game

    Card Wars: Perfect Tabletop Game1

    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

  • Get Your Game On Wednesday: Sony Bans Jihad, Old Spice Makes a Game

    Get Your Game On Wednesday: Sony Bans Jihad, Old Spice Makes a Game0

    • June 29, 2016

    Welcome to Wednesday! Brenda is off for the next three weeks, so I’m your substitute! Al Rosenberg, friendly neighborhood Games Section Editor and stand-in newscaster extraordinaire. There’s a lot going on in the world of gaming, so let’s take a look.

  • Why I Game: Trying to Try

    Why I Game: Trying to Try1

    I’m not a gamer. I don’t think I could check the “gamer” box if asked to fill out some sort of imaginary label survey for my life. I play games, mostly the tabletop and board variety, but I wouldn’t call myself a gamer. Maybe it’s an unfair assumption or stereotype that I have and that

  • This Week in WWAC History: Tabletop Games

    This Week in WWAC History: Tabletop Games0

    • June 19, 2016

    As a kid, my tabletops were limited to Monopoly and Clue. My parents kept it simple. Looking back, I appreciate the experience and patience my parents bestowed upon my brother and I. My daughter is coming to the age where I may be able to muster the same amount of patience, but I know the

  • Sex and the Dungeons

    Sex and the Dungeons0

    • June 17, 2016

    I think roleplaying and sex are two intimately entwined concepts. Even when we’re not discussing that kind of roleplaying, I’ve found it to be true that sexual dynamics are likely to rise whenever a group of adults is cooped up together for an extended period of time. Add to that the tempting factor of veiled

  • Dice Vice: Lords of Waterdeep, a D&D Board Game

    Dice Vice: Lords of Waterdeep, a D&D Board Game0

    Hello tabletop gamers! I’m on a serious Dungeons & Dragons tear right now, so I’m going to talk about Lords of Waterdeep, a worker placement tabletop game with a D&D theme. Last month I wrote about libraries and gaming, specifically about investigating playing D&D with some of my library teens. So this month I’m going