In the Wake of a Giant – Ahoy in Review

I wonder how the crew at Leder Games feel about every asymmetric post-2018 game being directly compared to Root. Cole Wehrle’s bellwether design has become the genre reference point, for better or for worse. Here though, it’s totally appropriate. A competitive bout between anthropomorphs. Check. Asymmetric factions with unique player boards and distinct mechanisms. Check.…

(PG-8) A Warhammer Quest: Lost Relics Review

The PG series is a collection of articles incorporating the perspective of my eight-year-old daughter, Lila.   “Ooh, what’s that?” “It’s, uh, Warhammer.” “What’s Warhammer?” “Oh dear. Well, you remember that Space Marine game you loved? That’s Warhammer.” She cocks her head, instantly suspicious. “I didn’t even like that game. And that was in space,…

10 Things That Happened at Gen Con 2022

I’ve always done my own thing at Gen Con. Most board games media/journalists, you know, actually cover the convention. I could have pitched articles to Polygon or IGN, but I didn’t. Back in 2017 or 2018 Geek & Sundry was seeking all kinds of content from the team of freelancers attending the convention. I declined.…