Tag: game

May 10

Michael played Dragon Wood, with the minions!

Full disclosure – I really like this game.  Like, more than my kids like it, like it. I’d enjoy playing it with adults. Playing with kids is a bit different matter, but read on.   If you are not familiar with the game, Dragonwood is a mixture of dice rolling, set collecting, risk-taking and probability …

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Apr 05

Michael played Animal Upon Animal, with the minions!

  Animal Upon Animal   For this month I am reviewing Animal Upon Animal, designed by Klaus Miltenberger and published by HABA.  The game is in intended for 2-4 players and is recommended age is 4 and up. Each game lasts about 15 minutes. This was a recommendation from my twitter feed (@therpgacademy) when I had …

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Feb 08

Michael played King of Tokyo, with the minions!

  King of Tokyo   Today’s Family Board Game Review is of King of Tokyo, designed by Richard Garfield and published by iello. It plays 2-6 players and suggested age is eight and up. Play time is around 30 minutes.   I wasn’t supposed to play this game with the boys. I wasn’t against it, But I had placed …

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Jan 04

Michael played Tsuro, with the minions!

  Tsuro     I am going to start reviewing the various board/card games I play with my boys. JG is almost 7 and Jacob is 5 and a half.   First up Tsuro from Calliope Games.       If you are not familiar with the game, Tsuro is a tile-based board game flavored as …

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Jan 03

Show & Tell: Ep 18 – Stan Shinn-ergy

  Hello and welcome to Show & Tell the Podcasts from The Rpg Academy where we bring on guests to talk about something new and cool we want them to show us and tell us all about! (Get it?) Today’s Guest is Stan Shinn founder of Rogue Comet who you also may know from his social …

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Dec 31

Show & Tell: Ep 17 – The Ninth World. A skillbuilding game.

Hello and welcome to Show & Tell the Podcasts from The Rpg Academy where we bring on guests to talk about something new and cool we want them to show us and tell us all about! (Get it?) Today’s Guests are game designers’ extraordinaire  Mike Selinker (@mikeselinker), Paul Peterson (@Warewolf00) and Boyan Radakovich (@thegamesmith) who have …

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