Author Archives: Ben (chally)

Ben’s Gathering Day 1

After a longer-than-anticipated day of travel, I made it to Niagara Falls last night.  My good intentions of providing multiple daily updates quickly proved to be harder than anticipated, as I jumped from game to game quickly.  For less extensive … Continue reading

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Gathering of Friends Coverage

As some of you may know, the 2015 Gathering of Friends kicks off this week.  As usual, the OG will have plenty of coverage.   This will be my second year attending and I will be attempting to provide more … Continue reading

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Ben McJunkin – A Peek Behind the Curtain: The Gathering of Friends New Releases

Howdy, loyal readers!  It was a busy week for me, so I wasn’t able to get around to writing this, the third post in my series of recaps of my first-ever trip to the Gathering of Friends in Niagara Falls.  My first … Continue reading

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Ben McJunkin – A Peek Behind the Curtain: The Gathering of Friends Prototypes (Part 2)

Welcome back, all! As promised, this is the second installment of my Gathering of Friends recap. This time, I will be touching upon a number of additional prototypes that I played and enjoyed, but which (for one reason or another) … Continue reading

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Ben McJunkin – A Peek Behind the Curtain: The Gathering of Friends Prototypes (Part 1)

Welcome loyal readers!  I just returned home from my first-ever trip to The Gathering of Friends, an invite-only gaming convention held annually in scenic Niagara Falls, NY.  I wanted to share with you some of my thoughts and experiences as … Continue reading

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Ben McJunkin: Review of Wildcatters

Wildcatters Designers: Rolf Sagel & André Spil Publisher: RASS / Vendetta Players: 3-4 | Ages: 12+ | Time: 120 mins. Wildcatters is a criminally under-the-radar title from a pair of first-time designers, Rolf Sagel and André Spil.  The game pits … Continue reading

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