Serious Partying


I wouldn’t call Codenames the best game I’ve played in the past couple years, but it’s probably one of my most-played. This is partially due to its length, short enough that almost no one plays just one game, and its flexibility with player numbers. It handles ten people as well as it handles four. I’ve even gone higher than that, and it’s been fine (your results my be different). But probably the biggest factor has been that it can be pulled out with just about any group at all, regardless of experience level. These days I bring it to just about any gathering where games might be played. If people have played it before, they’ll probably play it again. If no one has heard of it, it almost always ends up with someone asking me where they can buy a copy. It’s cheap too, so people don’t balk at the price like they do with most hobby games. Continue reading


Friday Fallout – December 21, 2012

The end of the world

The Silver Surfer was held up by the weather, or else we would have seen this coming.

So after a week of travelling, sleeping in different beds, and strep throat, I guess my body decided that I’d had enough of this thing called “sleep.” Seems like as good a time as any to update everyone on my recent gaming to-dos, as well as the rest of life. Continue reading