Tag: merchants & marauders

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.…

A Love Letter to Progress – Clash of Cultures: Monumental Edition in Review

Christian Marcussen is mystifying. Between 2010-2012, two prolific titles with this Dane’s name on the box were released. Each in turn domesticated their respective genres and remain to this day pinnacles of exemplary design. Merchants & Marauders came first, the definitive high-concept pirate game that remains relevant and exciting. It’s one of my favorite experiences…