What Games Should I Get: Gencon Edition

Well, it's almost Gencon and my Facebook feed is loaded with airport selfies and I've glued to my phone looking for surprise reveals (Clank! in Space? OMG YES). After several glances through the Gencon Preview list on BBG, I've listed a couple of releases (or demos) that have me particularly excited. Spirit Island (Greater Than … Continue reading What Games Should I Get: Gencon Edition

“Building a Better World” with City Building Games

I'm a bit over the Summer Slide so lets talk about what board games fit right in with this summer's theme of "Building a Better World." In the following three posts I will dive into three different topics: City Building, Environmental, and Farming, which meet the summer's theme. Each topic is divided into Beginner games, … Continue reading “Building a Better World” with City Building Games

Board Games for the Summer Reading Program

So, the summer is upon us with an interesting theme -- heroes, unmasking, and escaping the ordinary. There is definitely some room for a few interesting board games to feature at your teen or adult events. Lets go through a couple of possibilities. Heroes: An easy way to apply some board games to the theme … Continue reading Board Games for the Summer Reading Program

What board games are circulating at my library?

We are only two months into circulating board games at the Bucks County Library System. Granted, the process of developing the collection, cataloging material, and distributing games out to the branches have been a year long project, I thought it would be interesting to see which titles have hit, which titles have missed, and which … Continue reading What board games are circulating at my library?

Better Know A Designer: Antoine Bauza

The Designer To start off my series on iconic board game designers and their available catalog, I'd like to introduce to you,¬†French game designer, Antoine Bauza. But first, let me explain why I am going to discuss designers. Similar to books and quite unlike the games most of us grew up on; modern board games … Continue reading Better Know A Designer: Antoine Bauza