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GenCon 2017 Mega Rundown – Digital

Among all the boards and dice at GenCon are those who are working towards eliminating those same things.  Not that there’s anything wrong with physical games, but sometimes it is difficult to get all the players you need together in … Continue reading

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iBoardgaming – Eclectic Fall 2014

Perhaps a surprise to the hard-core boardgamers, there are strategic apps on the app store that are NOT direct ports of boardgames. Here’s a selection of various game apps (including wargames and collectible card games) that might be worth a … Continue reading

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iBoardgaming – Fall 2014

Welcome back to iBoardgaming, it’s been awhile. (Amazing what adding a third child into the family can do.) A good crop of games has arrived in the past few seasons and it’s more than time to give them a proper … Continue reading

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iBoardgaming – A Few Non-boardgames

Thanksgiving weekend is a time to travel to be with family (for those that celebrate it). It’s hard to bring out a nice boardgame in the car (or on the plane) and while you could play something on your iPad … Continue reading

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iBoardgaming – Fall 2013 Edition

The holidays are nearly upon us, and for most that means some additional travel. Travel time is rarely a good time to get in some boardgaming, unless you have a handy way to manage the board and all the bits. … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: GenCon 2013 – The Kitchen Sink

Despite the focus on boardgaming by our particular interest group, GenCon has a very broad range of events present.  In fact, by my estimation, GenCon is an even bigger RPG (role playing game) convention than a boardgame one.  Companies bringing … Continue reading

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iBoardgaming – Summer 2013

Tis the season for iOS boardgaming, as there have been some very big name boardgames released in the past few months. Agricola, Eclipse, and Stone Age to name just a few. Developers have come a long way from some of … Continue reading

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iBoardgaming – Summer 2012

I have just a few weeks left of my stay-at-home dad summer duties. It will be a nice change of pace to only have to deal with a 100 or so high school students rather than my (fun but challenging) … Continue reading

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iBoardgaming – Winter 2012

Welcome to yet another round-up of board and strategy related apps being released on the iOS platform. Big-name releases seem to be coming in almost weekly, and I’ve also managed to catch up on a few older titles with this … Continue reading

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iBoardgaming – Fall 2011

Yep, here in the US we have one more day before Winter officially starts, that means I squeak by with my Fall iBoardgaming column. There has been a huge influx of boardgame and strategy-related titles coming out on the app … Continue reading

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