Author Archives: ericwedens

CMON Expo 2017 – Nerd E’s Experience

This past weekend, May 11th – May 14th, I attended CMON Expo 2017 in Atlanta.  I attended as a member of the media and I have a lot of cool stuff to share.  I had a great time.  I had … Continue reading

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Circuit Maze – Review

Circuit Maze Designers:  David Yakos, Wei-Hwa Huang, Tyler Somer Publisher:Thinkfun Players:1 Ages: 8 and Up Times Played: > 5 Review By Eric Edens (Nerd E) Circuit Maze from ThinkFun is a puzzle game using real electrical currents and circuit logic. In a … Continue reading

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Get Excited! SeaFall

If you don’t know by now, SeaFall is coming.  Plaid Hat has pre-orders available now and can be found here.  Now should you pre-order this game?  Is it going to be good?  What’s the hype all about?  I have read the … Continue reading

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Tabletop: The Impact, the curse, and the future of board games

April 2, 2012 was a momentous day in board game history.  You can disagree but the proof is, as they say, in the pudding.  Tabletop, the web series featuring Wil Wheaton began this day and started a conversation among hobbyists … Continue reading

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The People You Play Games With – Eric Edens

  Board gaming is a social hobby.  Yes you can play some games solo but for the most part, the hobby requires personal interaction.  Like actually being around…people…yuck.  If I want to play an auction game, it pays (get it? … Continue reading

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Eric Edens: Star Wars games revisited…

[Editor’s note – the OG welcomes a new author to our group today in Eric Edens.  This is his first piece, and I think that you will find that he adds a very Opinionated voice to the blog!  Welcome, Eric!] … Continue reading

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