This is where you'll find my incredibly erudite insights into life, board games and stuff. And nothing says erudite more than triple emphasis and the word 'stuff'.

July 29, 2018

It might just be me but this heatwave has slowed my brain down. I feel sluggish, struggle to concentrate long enough to find out whether the lie detector result is surprising on Jeremy Kyle and I lose my car keys twice a day (which is an increase of 50%). It got me thi...

July 22, 2018

Hi I’m Calvin and you may have read a twitter thread I did about cultural appropriation; what it is, why it’s Not Good, and how to avoid it. (click here)

One of the more common ways the hobby tends to perform cultural appropriation is Asian-themed board games (usually a...

July 15, 2018

It starts off innocently enough; a mild interest, or reminiscing. Maybe you visit your parents and come home with an armful of 'soft games': Connect 4, Kerplunk and Cluedo. They sit, neatly tessellating on the shelf till one rainy day you get them out. You play 'Connec...

July 8, 2018

Hi, I’m Jackson Pope (@jackson_pope) and I self-publish hand-crafted board and card games as Eurydice Games. I’m here today to talk about Craft Wednesday, a celebration of crafting in tabletop gaming that I run every Wednesday on twitter using the #CraftWednesday hasht...

July 1, 2018

This week we've got a great blog from the lovely Hannah Johnson, all about community and belonging. Boardgaming has become my community and I've developed a great support group from those close by as well as those miles away. Twitter has given us all a great support gr...

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