Category Archives: Sessions

Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – June 2017 (Part 1)

Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – June 2017 (Part 1) Similar to May, there are so many games I played for the first time in June that I’m going to split this month’s snapshots article into two parts so as to … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – May 2017 (Part 2)

Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – May 2017 (Part 2) So this is part 2 of May’s new game adventures. By: Patrick Brennan   In other gaming, The Downfall of Pompeii proved a hit with my teenage boys. I knew it … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – May 2017 (Part 1)

Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – May 2017 (Part 1) There are so many games I played for the first time in May (we really should have a non-innuendo hobby-specific term which covers this) that I thought I’d better split this … Continue reading

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Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – April 2017

  Patrick Brennan: Game Snapshots – April 2017 A few years back I used to do a monthly column (on the old BoardgameNews.com site) that compiled my thoughts on each of the games I’d played for the first time that … Continue reading

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A GameCon Fundraiser

I’m not one of the “gamerati” currently up in Niagara Falls at the moment, but as I attended a local charity game convention Saturday, I thought I’d make a brief post as it may inspire others to do the same. … Continue reading

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Netrunner Store Championship

This is my report on a mediocre showing at a recent Netrunner Store Championship.  Usually you tend to see tournament reports from folks that won or did really well.  I thought it might be a nice change of pace for … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Session Report from the Doldrums

This time of year is what I jokingly refer to as the gaming doldrums.  From MW.com: Full Definition of DOLDRUMS 1:  a spell of listlessness or despondency 2 often capitalized :  a part of the ocean near the equator abounding … Continue reading

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Gamecation – The Finale

In late July I convinced a third and final friend from New York to make the trek down to Virginia for a long weekend of board gaming, or for those of you without an aversion to newly minted portmanteaus, a … Continue reading

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Gamecation – The Middle

When we left off yesterday, we had just concluded the story of a May gamecation (or long-weekend vacation for the express and sole purpose of playing board games) and were resting up for our June visitor.  Today we continue our … Continue reading

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Gamecation – The Beginning

This summer I managed to cajole, pressure, and persuade four friends from afar to travel to our nation’s capital, not for a weekend of sightseeing but for a weekend of game playing. One traveler dubbed this his “gamecation” and the … Continue reading

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