Author Archives: Mark "Fluff Daddy" Jackson

About Mark "Fluff Daddy" Jackson

follower of Jesus, husband, father, pastor, boardgamer, writer, Legomaniac, Disneyphile, voted most likely to have the same Christmas wish list at age 44 as he did at age 14

Build It And They Will Come: A Review of Minigolf Designer

To find a man’s true character, play golf with him. P.G. Wodehouse Growing up in Southern California, my miniature golf course of choice was Camelot Golfland… which, I figured out (thanks to the magic of Google) is still up and … Continue reading

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Hadrian’s Wall: A Solo Review

Someday, I’ll actually get to England and see Hadrian’s Wall for myself… but until that point, I’m stuck with surfing the Web to find pictures. For the uninformed, many parts of what remains of the Wall look like overly thick … Continue reading

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Solo Gaming 2021: The First Four Months

I’ve written a good bit about my solo gaming over the last couple of years, both for the Opinionated Gamers and for my personal blog… …so I decided that I’d continue that trend into 2021 by doing a solo gaming … Continue reading

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It’s An (Even More) Wonderful World: Expansions and Goodies

Back in the day – after my first play of It’s A Wonderful World at a 2019 post-Essen gathering, here’s what I wrote: A slightly more gamer-y 7 Wonders-ish card drafting game of civilization building. The major difference is that … Continue reading

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Return to the Core Worlds: Empires and Nemesis

Once you’ve conquered the core worlds… what happens next? “Winning is easy; governing is harder.” No, No, Not Yet Butch: [Walks back, and Harvey tenses to begin the fight] No, no, not yet. Not until me and Harvey get the … Continue reading

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Unmatched: Buffy, Beowulf, & Little Red

Not quite six months ago, I published a pretty massive review of the Unmatched game system here on the OG… including a substantial bit of writing about how it compares to Star Wars: Epic Duels, the out-of-print mass market game … Continue reading

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